Posts tagged with ‘Thanksgiving’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 25th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    With Thanksgiving and Black Friday last week and Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday this week, it’s clear that the winter holidays are off to a great start! And our TIP List this week highlights a surplus of supply chain and transportation trends to keep your spirits bright. Below, you can unwrap all the featured stories – including the numbers from the Thanksgiving retail surge and the current state of logistics outsourcing.

  • 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!

  • Business - Transportation
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    The Retail Rush: The Impact of Black Friday & Cyber Monday on Shippers

    - by Transplace

    When the weather cools down, the retail industry heats up. There is a supply chain flurry that happens well in advance of Thanksgiving, as the natural business cycle of the holiday shipping season causes over-the-road (OTR) capacity to tighten. Additionally, the recent substantial growth of e-retailing and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping (oftentimes cited as the “Amazon Effect”), has created an expectation for products to be delivered within one to two days.

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    Weekly Transportation 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
    Thanksgiving Supply Chain: How Black Friday & Cyber Monday May Impact Your Operations

    Thanksgiving Supply Chain: How Black Friday & Cyber Monday May Impact Your Operations

    - by Transplace

    The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and the subsequent holiday season is often the start of increased capacity constraints and a precursor to the supply chain challenges that typically remain for the rest of the year. In the current market, there is already a lot of activity that is drawing from normal OTR capacity, and things have gotten tight throughout many direct-to-consumer (DTC) channels.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 27th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With the celebration of Thanksgiving this past weekend and Giving Tuesday this week, the winter holiday season is in full force and our morale is in high spirits! And our TIP List is showcasing a surplus of transportation and supply chain information for you to cherish. As shipping owners are celebrating the surge in freight rates and the sales of durable goods continue to rise, the industry is joining in the upbeat holiday spirit. Give the stories in this week’s TIP list a look!

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

    Happy Thanksgiving from Transplace! Gobble Up These Turkey Day Stats

    - by Transplace

    While many families have different Thanksgiving traditions and may celebrate in a variety of ways, the holiday is an important time for being thankful for all that you have. Thanksgiving highlights include turkey dinners, football games, Black Friday shopping and time spent with the people who matter the most to you. This year, we wanted to serve up some interesting facts to get you in the (Thanks)giving spirit.

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 22nd, 2015

    - by Transplace

    The Thanksgiving Day holiday later this week serves as a great reminder for us to give thanks and appreciate others. It also represents the official start to the holiday season. To help you get into the spirit of the season, we gathered up some holiday-themed TIPs full of bountiful transportation trends to share. Gobble up the latest and greatest happenings the transportation industry is serving up below!

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