Posts tagged with ‘supply chain’

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 15th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 15th, 2018 With the observance of Earth Day this upcoming Sunday, it’s only natural…

  • Weekly TIP List

    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 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 March 25th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This upcoming April Fool’s Day, there are endless possibilities for playing pranks and practical jokes on your peers. But we can promise you that this week’s TIP List was assembled without any tricks! Featured stories explore why Millennials should consider trucking as a career and some of the ways shippers are catering to drivers to combat the capacity crunch and driver shortage. Let us know if any of the industry trends below surprise you!

  • Business - Transportation

    The Transplace Think Tank Puts Data to Work: Carrier Conversations & Shipper Solutions

    - by Transplace

    The Transplace Think Tank has been striving to identify new ways to use corporate intelligence and put actionable data to work to support the decisions made for our customers each and every day. For example, when a number of storms hit in the fall of 2017, the Think Tank members created a dashboard that allowed customers full visibility of all affected shipments. This allowed teams to work together to make strategic decisions to overcome any shipper obstacles and put a plan into action to work around any routes that were disrupted by the storms.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 18th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    March Madness is in full force! Was your college team bounced early or is your bracket already busted? This week’s TIP List can change your luck, as it includes the most important trends making moves in transportation. From approaches to help shippers improve their transportation management operations to the latest on the ELD mandate – get in the game and come out on top against the competition with the stories below!

  • Miscellaneous

    LinkedIn Supply Chain Influencers to Follow – The Industry’s Lucky Charms

    - by Transplace

    Some of the best St. Patrick’s Day traditions include all green attire, shamrocks and a cold pint of beer. And as more than 120 million Americans participate in the celebration, there is no doubt that the holiday has a significant impact on manufacturers, retailers and supply chains. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers will be shelling out some serious green on March 17th. Americans plan to spend a record $5.9 billion on St. Paddy’s items including food, drinks, clothing, accessories and decorations.

  • Weekly TIP List

    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 March 4th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, the movie industry’s most influential icons gathered at the Oscars to recognize the greatest films of 2017. And inspired by the Academy Awards, this week’s TIP List is presenting those supply chain and transportation trends that are currently most captivating – including big winners such as manufacturing’s recent growth and a spike in confidence for retail shoppers. Sit back, relax and enjoy all of the industry news below!

  • Capacity Services

    2018 Capacity Series: Intermodal Market Challenges & Costs

    - by Transplace

    It’s both an interesting and rather chaotic time in the intermodal market. The ELD mandate is in full effect, with leniency through April, and there have been some widespread market changes as a result. For carriers, with the new ELD regulations come subsequent training needs and changes to drivers’ hours – creating a number of additional costs for carriers, which are in turn being passed along to shippers. So, what can shippers do to combat the ongoing market challenges of 2018?

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