Posts tagged with ‘shipments’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 20th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nominations for the 91st Annual Academy Awards were announced, highlighting the greatest cinematic achievements from the past year. And just like the Oscars, some of the premier trends within the supply chain industry are headlining this week’s TIP List – including regulations to watch in 2019 and the recent increase in rail traffic. See who snagged our nominations for this week’s top story!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 9th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! This chilly holiday season also brings with it a sense of winding down before the start of the New Year – and, it’s also the perfect season for making predictions for 2019 and beyond. This week’s TIP List captures transportation’s future forecast, including the potential impact of international tariffs on trucking and what’s in store for blockchain technology. Jump in to the stories below for the full outlook!

  • Business - Transportation

    Letter from the CEO: Transplace’s Acquisition of Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal Operations

    - by Transplace

    Yesterday, Transplace was thrilled to announce that it acquired Yusen Logistics Americas’ intermodal marketing company/over-the-road freight brokerage group. A subsidiary of Nippon Yusen Kaisha, Yusen Logistics is a global logistics and transportation provider that established a strong, successful North American intermodal business. This acquisition expands Transplace’s intermodal and freight brokerage capabilities and better positions us to meet the supply chain needs of our customers.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 16th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This upcoming Saturday marks the official start to autumn, and we’re anticipating the weather cooling down and the leaves changing color. In honor of the new season, our weekly TIP List falls into the developments happening in the transportation industry for the rest of 2018 and beyond – including the impact of advanced technologies on the supply chain and a prediction for a strong 2019 trucking market.

  • Business - Transportation
    Thank you, truck drivers! From Transplace for National Truck Driver Appreciation

    We Appreciate Our Highway Heroes – Thank You, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Today kicks off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 9-15), a celebration of the 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States. Because of the hard work and dedication of these men and women, goods are delivered securely and our highways are kept safe – and we’re truly grateful for all that they do!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 19th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week’s TIP List includes a number of trends currently making waves in transportation – including the manufacturing backlog of big rigs and insight into the value that Control Tower visibility can bring to shippers’ operations. Read on for all of the stories, and make sure to let us know which industry trend is having the biggest impact on your supply chain.

  • Weekly TIP List
    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!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 28th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, prominent icons gathered to recognize the brightest in the music industry at the annual Grammy awards. And this week we’ve put together a star-studded TIP List that features new supply chain growth strategies and insight into the role that collaborative logistics can play in the physical internet. Grab a front-row seat and catch all of the trends impacting transportation below!

  • Business - Transportation
    LTL Trends and Challenges: Density-Based Pricing

    LTL Trends and Challenges: Density-Based Pricing

    - by Transplace

    Within the last few years, less-than-truckload (LTL) rates and capacity have fluctuated. Many carriers have shifted from the traditional National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) rate-setting formula to density-based pricing, which prices freight according to the amount of space the shipment uses in the truck. This new pricing model, along with other recent industry trends, has had a significant impact on shippers – making it important to understand the new pricing methods for LTL shipments, what’s currently happening in the LTL industry, and some of its key market challenges.

  • Supply Chain Consulting
    Real Industry Solutions for Data Management Challenges

    Real Industry Solutions for Data Management Challenges

    - by Transplace

    Many companies have realized the importance of data management to enable strategic decision-making and the best possible standards of service. But data alone serves little purpose without the right actionable intelligence and analysis. If properly maintained, data can provide the pivotal information necessary to truly optimize the end-to end supply chain within a meaningful timeframe, regardless of the multiple systems and processes in play.

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