Posts tagged with ‘operations’

  • International Logistics
    Logistics Alert: International Shipping in the Current Time of Tariffs

    Logistics Alert: International Shipping in the Current Time of Tariffs

    - by Transplace

    As headlines surrounding new tariffs may have shippers concerned about their potential impact, it’s important to keep ahead of the headlines. The industry is already well into the traditional peak season import period (which is July through November annually), and importers are ramping up for the upcoming holidays. However, the uncertainty of current tariffs and the potential impact of any future regulations appears to be adding to the overall container volume loadings out of China, causing a few key concerns.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 10th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Are you still looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift? The National Retail Federation recently reported that this year’s top presents for dads are special outings, clothing, gift cards and electronics. And our Father’s Day gift to you is our weekly TIP List – below are some of the hottest transportation stories, including increases in truck orders and strategies to improve cross-border trade. We hope all the fathers out there have a fantastic weekend!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 8th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Friday the 13th occurs twice in 2018 – this upcoming Friday and July 13th. And while the day brings with it some unusual superstitions, this week’s TIP List is coming to you without any bad luck. It includes a number of articles to help improve your supply chain – from steps to become a shipper of choice to solutions for streamlining the sales and operation planning process – so cross your fingers and check out the not-so-spooky stories below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 1st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Baseball is officially back! As your favorite team takes to the diamond for the season, this week’s TIP List is hitting the field with some promising trends currently playing out in transportation. From future 3PL mergers and acquisitions to the importance of building solid supply chain partnerships – grab some crackerjacks and peanuts and take a look at the full industry lineup below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 11th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Daylight saving time started this past Sunday, and our clocks jumped forward one hour to maximize the upcoming summertime sunshine. But even though we lost a precious hour of sleep, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook, including some of the latest industry trends springing up in transportation. From Uber’s autonomous freight delivery to a closer look at new, innovative approaches to supply chain optimization, leap ahead to all of the brightest industry news below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 4th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week kicks off the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea – where the world’s most elite athletes will be competing for gold. And this week, we’re presenting you with our TIP List that includes some of the golden trends currently dazzling the transportation industry. Below, you’ll find info about ocean carrier trends and tips to reduce your supply chain spend. Let the games begin!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 17th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This past Friday marked the official start of autumn, and we’re anticipating the leaves changing and looking forward to enjoying apple picking season! In honor of fall, we’ve hand-picked the freshest transportation articles for this week’s TIP List. Below, you’ll find details on Maersk’s tanker unit sale and complexities in the food distribution space.

  • Business - Transportation
    The Canadian Transportation Market: What Shippers Need to Know

    The Canadian Transportation Market: What Shippers Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    By: Brian Ware, VP Marketing, Business Development, Canada

    As the second largest geographical country in the world and the 10th largest economy, Canadian supply chains face different operational challenges than those in the U.S. Recently, I was interviewed by Adrian Gonzalez on Talking Logistics and discussed some of the current trends in the Canadian transportation industry. In this post, I will highlight some of those trends; as well as explain some of the current challenges shippers are facing, ways to reduce supply chain costs and some best practices for improving operations.

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    - by Transplace

    How should leading-edge companies view transportation? Today, leading-edge companies are transforming their process for buying and managing freight capacity from a tactical, frequently siloed, rate-shopping exercise to a holistic, multi-modal, enterprise-wide optimization of their transportation network. This creates an ecosystem where transportation becomes a truly strategic weapon and sustainable competitive advantage. Unfortunately, very few organizations recognize all of the benefits that can come from robust supply chain network optimization and what a strategic transportation partnership can bring them.

  • 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!

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