Posts tagged with ‘oil and gas’

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 18th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nation observed President’s Day to honor the leaders of the past that have helped construct the foundation of our country. And this week’s TIP List shares some of the trends shaping the future of transportation – including the ELD mandate and how it is impacting driver productivity, and a potential increase in transportation costs currently faced by shippers. Read on for the full rundown of influential supply chain developments!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 16th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    The recent beautiful weather has us anticipating the blossoming of May flowers and the opportunity for more outdoor activities. And just as natural as the spring season, this week’s TIP List includes emerging transportation trends such as Tesla’s plan for introducing electric trucks and expected gasoline prices for this summer’s commute. See what’s blooming in this week’s TIP list!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 26th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With the potential for plenty of pranks and practical jokes during the upcoming April Fool’s Day, we’ve decided to present this week’s TIP List without any tricks. Featuring stories on recent health care legislation, food delivery technology and more of the latest trends impacting the supply chain industry, this list is no joke. Take a look at all of the articles in this week’s TIP list!

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    Shipper Symposium 2016 – The Legacy of Logistics Starts Here!

    - by Transplace

    It’s hard to believe, but this May will mark our 14th Shipper Symposium! Our annual signature event – being held at La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio on May 9-11 – will bring together key leaders and luminaries in the transportation industry.

    The Shipper Symposium serves as an educational forum to help attendees navigate the latest industry challenges faced by supply chain and transportation professionals, and identify strategies for addressing these issues while improving operations. This year’s Symposium features leading supply chain and economic visionaries who will tackle a broad range of topics that address current issues and trends having a worldwide impact on the transportation of goods and showcase strategic business solutions—all geared toward strengthening relationships and increasing supply chain efficiency.

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    The Oilfield Trucking Industry Series – Part 3: New Ideas and Solutions

    - by Transplace

    In parts one and two of this three part series, we discussed the challenges that the oil and gas industry is currently facing and what the landscape of the players in this industry look like. In this last part, we’ll address what all of this means for both the trucking companies and the oil and gas shippers.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    The Oilfield Trucking Industry Series – Part 2: Diverse Carriers in the Industry

    - by Transplace

    As we discussed in part one of this three-part post, it’s important to look at how the growth in the oilfield trucking industry has affected its players and the specific modes or types of trailers they operate. The oil and gas industry has long consisted of two or three giants, medium-sized regional companies who specialize in oilfield trucking and transportation, and scores of mom and pop companies with 10 or less trucks and trailers. While independently refuted statistics of a company’s size and ranking in the U.S. trucking industry are not readily available, what we can see is growth in several trucking companies rankings in reports like the “Top 100 2015 Carrier for Hire Rankings.”1

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 25th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Winter arrived for many over the weekend as the blizzard of 2016 pounded the East Coast – dropping over 30 inches in some places! As many are digging out of the snow, we’re digging into some trending transportation stories appearing on our radar. From tightening truck and rail safety rules to significant growth of Mexican manufacturing, this week’s TIP List has the stories you need to read.

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    The Oilfield Trucking Industry Series – Part 1: Industry Challenges

    - by Transplace

    Trucking in the oil and gas industry is a tough and dirty job that has been around for decades in places like South Texas. What has changed in the last ten years is the growth in the amount of trucks on the roads servicing this industry. Now that we have gone from a boom cycle – leading us to where were are today – it’s important to look at how this growth has affected the oilfield trucking industry in places like the Eagleford, Permian Basin, Appalachia, Bakken and the Gulf of Mexico (i.e., Port Fourchon), and the specific modes or types of trailers they operate.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 18th, 2015

    - by Transplace

    As we’re nearing the end of October, we are getting closer to baseball’s biggest games of the year. Have you been following the exciting journey to the MLB World Series? We certainly have, and our newest TIP List gathers up its own series of important topics, including the recent trucking boom, the rise of intermodal and why the U.S. infrastructure needs a serious overhaul. This week’s list knocks it out of the park with the trends you need to know.

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 11th, 2015

    - by Transplace

    The central thread of this week’s transportation TIP list is a big one: expansion. With developments such as the Pacific Trade Deal, intermodal expansion in Texas and the exodus of manufacturers out of China, many in the industry are expecting large gains from a number of new avenues. Check out our sizable list below to see what’s trending!

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