Posts tagged with ‘suppliers’

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 14th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, many states throughout the U.S. have seen cold temperatures emerge and snowy weather hit in full force. And with Mother Nature’s ability to impact each and every supply chain, our TIP List this week is a flurry of trends to help logistics professionals navigate their operations come rain, sleet or snow. From last year’s 3PL market growth to Canada’s plan for implementing ELDs – check out the articles below!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 7th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, College Football’s biggest playmakers took center stage at the National Championship. The matchup went into overtime and came down to the final play – proving that details and preparation are essential in game planning. Likewise, our TIP List this week includes the transportation news you need to know to help stay ahead of the competition. Highlights include the impact of the tax law on trucking companies and recent increases in diesel prices – check out the spread below of what’s happening in the industry!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 1st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    We’re excited to be flipping the calendar to 2018 this week – there is so much to look forward to! Our first TIP List of 2018 includes the latest and greatest supply chain trends you need to know as you head into another year in the transportation world. From top industry conferences to attend to the latest on the ELD mandate – start off right with some interesting industry predictions!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 17th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With a crisp breeze in the air and Christmas less than a week away, now is a great time to prepare your season’s greetings and plan to ring in the New Year. And our final TIP List of 2017 features some industry news that is sure to bring holiday cheer, including information about a logistics hiring surge and unexpected holiday sales increasing retail imports.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 10th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    December brings to mind the holidays, shopping and a sense of winding down before the New Year arrives. With this time of year also comes many predictions for what we can expect 2018 to bring. This week’s TIP List captures the merry forecasts in store for the industry such as 2018 retail predictions and the benefits of digital technology in the supply chain. Unwrap the full rundown below!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 3rd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With the holidays right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start putting together your wish list. Likewise, we’ve compiled our list of the transportation and supply chain trends that you need to know this week. From supply chain predictions for the New Year to potential driver pay increases – check out the full TIP List below for a little industry holiday cheer!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 26th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday this past week, transportation and supply chain professionals certainly have a lot on their plates! And this week’s TIP List includes a generous portion of trends such as the affect e-commerce has on the secondary retail market and Cyber Monday sale predictions. Dig into all of the stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 12th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    This past Saturday was the national observance of Veterans Day, and we’d like to take a moment and say thank you to all of the men and women of the armed forces for their service to our country!

    Our TIP List this week looks at ways to combat and prepare for the end-of-year holiday shipping challenges. From reefer capacity tightening in anticipation of Thanksgiving to the factors that are impacting this year’s holiday retail sales – check out the latest transportation news below!

  • Business - Transportation

    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.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 22nd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Robots and artificial intelligence continue to emerge as everyday tools that are impacting people’s lives. And with these technologies on the rise, it may feel like they’re taking over the world. But they haven’t – they’ve only taken over this week’s TIP List! From the benefits of AI for supply chain managers to the impact of blockchain on the transportation industry – stay on the cutting edge of innovation with all of the latest trends below.

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