Posts tagged with ‘infrastructure’

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 11th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past Sunday, the nation observed Veterans Day – and we’d like to take a moment to say thank you to all of the men and women who serve and have served the armed forces of our country. We appreciate all that you do!

  • International Logistics
    A New Deal - Updating North America's Trade Agreemenet

    A New Deal – Updating North America’s Trade Agreement

    - by Transplace

    For now, it’s only been agreed upon via a handshake, but the United States, Mexico and Canada have made a deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – which will now be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 17th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Whether you call it football or soccer, we can all agree that the FIFA World Cup has taken over the sports atmosphere. And since you may have been busy cheering on your favorite team or player, we’re sharing this week’s TIP List to help keep you updated on the latest industry trends. The starting lineup below includes considerations for choosing a TMS and some of the ways machine learning is changing the game for supply chains.

  • Capacity Services
    2018 Capacity Series: Combating the Capacity Crunch for Mexico’s Cross Border Shipments

    2018 Capacity Series: Combating the Capacity Crunch for Mexico’s Cross Border Shipments

    - by Transplace

    You could call it the perfect capacity storm, as a number of the same challenges that U.S. domestic shippers are encountering are also impacting cross-border logistics in Mexico. In addition to factors such as the ELD mandate and recent extreme winter weather conditions, the upcoming peak produce shipping season in Mexico is set to put additional pressure on capacity and create unexpected costs for carriers and shippers alike. So, how can cross-border shippers combat some of the challenges currently accumulating in the market?

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 4th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, the movie industry’s most influential icons gathered at the Oscars to recognize the greatest films of 2017. And inspired by the Academy Awards, this week’s TIP List is presenting those supply chain and transportation trends that are currently most captivating – including big winners such as manufacturing’s recent growth and a spike in confidence for retail shoppers. Sit back, relax and enjoy all of the industry news below!

  • Capacity Services
    2018 Capacity Series: Intermodal Market Challenges & Costs

    2018 Capacity Series: Intermodal Market Challenges & Costs

    - by Transplace

    It’s both an interesting and rather chaotic time in the intermodal market. The ELD mandate is in full effect, with leniency through April, and there have been some widespread market changes as a result. For carriers, with the new ELD regulations come subsequent training needs and changes to drivers’ hours – creating a number of additional costs for carriers, which are in turn being passed along to shippers. So, what can shippers do to combat the ongoing market challenges of 2018?

  • Business - Transportation
    Intermodal Industry Update: Conquering the 2017 Capacity Crunch

    Intermodal Industry Update: Conquering the 2017 Capacity Crunch

    - by Transplace

    For shippers and carriers alike, it’s certainly an interesting time in transportation. The intermodal market in particular has shifted on a dime in Q3 of 2017, while over-the-road (OTR) capacity has also changed significantly. For a few years, the market had been fairly saturated, but with recent hurricanes in the southern parts of the country, capacity has tightened significantly. Now is a great time for shippers to take note of this market shift and consider how intermodal transportation can help as capacity continues to tighten.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 28, 2017

    - by Transplace

    The beautiful weather this past Memorial Day weekend has us anticipating the official start to summer – and inspiring us to take a look at some of the trends that are heating up in the transportation industry. Our TIP List this week includes stories on the record-paced return of U.S. manufacturing jobs and new technology developments in retail logistics. Grab your sunglasses and dive in to this week’s TIP list for all of the hottest industry trends!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 21, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Over the past few weeks, stories surrounding technology services, software and security have taken up much of the supply chain news bandwidth. This week’s TIP List includes a few of these buzzy tech trends, such as the release of the Uber Freight app, the recent WannaCry ransomware attack and the impact of real-time load tracking for carriers. We’re serving up the latest in our high-tech list!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 30, 2017

    - by Transplace

    We are extremely excited for our 15th annual Shipper Symposium kicking off next week! It’s no coincidence this week’s TIP List features many of the timely transportation and supply chain topics that will be highlighted at our event. From recent news on NAFTA, to the future of TMS technology within supply chains, this week’s list is a great preview of what we’ll be covering at Shipper Symposium next week!

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