Posts tagged with ‘spending’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 18th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    While every family has its own traditions, we can all agree that there is a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Our TIP List this week highlights some of the latest supply chain trends to gobble up, including the impact of “Turkey Day” on the reefer and van markets and the most recent consumer spending numbers. Read on for a heaping serving of this week’s industry news!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 21st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Local elections across the country are quickly approaching, and we’re wondering: if you could vote for the most important trends in logistics, how would you cast your ballot? Top candidates in this week’s TIP List include preparation in the retail space for the upcoming holidays and an increase in manufacturing capacity.

  • Shipper Symposium
    Is your supply chain milennial ready? The Demographic transforming the business landscape

    Is Your Supply Chain Millennial Ready? – The Demographic Transforming the Business Landscape

    - by Transplace

    At our 16th annual Shipper Symposium, keynote speaker Ken Hughes, a leading shopping and consumer behaviorist, discussed the future of consumers and how to prepare the next-gen supply chain for our ever-changing society. As an expert in consumer psychology and social anthropology, Hughes communicated that supply chain operations no longer simply hold the functionality of moving products and goods from origin to destination – rather, if constructed correctly, they can actually be a business’s most strategic asset.

  • 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.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Looking Ahead to 2017: Economist Brian Beaulieu Shares Key Positive Economic Indicators

    - by Transplace

    At our 14th annual Shipper Symposium last May, economist and keynote speaker Brian Beaulieu discussed the future of the domestic and global economy. Beaulieu, the CEO of ITR Economics, spoke about current economic trends in manufacturing, retail, oil, gas, automobile, trucking and chemical. He believes that these industries can serve as leading indicators for predicting the future of the economy —and as we’re heading into 2017, we wanted to dig deeper into these indicators. What is Beaulieu looking for that may indicate positive growth in the new year? Keep reading for the highlights he shared at Shipper Symposium.

  • Miscellaneous
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Transplace Gets Spooky with Some Sweet Halloween Statistics!

    - by Transplace

    While ghosts, goblins and scarecrows are the faces of Halloween, retail is the industry behind the mask of the holiday. Retailers rely on a web of distributors, 3PLs and various modes of transportation to work together to deliver and meet the demands of one of the most important industry holidays, Halloween. Check out the spooky infographic below for all of the sweet stats!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 27th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    As the weather gets warmer, many celebrate the beginning of April by playing a fun practical joke or two on friends, family members and coworkers. And as you may be preparing some pranks to play for April Fools’ Day, we’ve prepared a list of the current important transportation and supply chain trends. This week’s TIP List is no joke!

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