Posts tagged with ‘trends’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 2nd, 2018

    - by Transplace

    With Hanukkah starting this week and Christmas and Kwanzaa a few weeks away, we hope you are well underway on your holiday wish list. We’ve also been making a list and checking it twice – of the biggest trending transportation topics that you need to know, from the signing of the USMCA to the impact of the holiday retail shopping season on trucking. Read on for a little industry holiday cheer!

  • 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!

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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.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 11th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past Sunday, the nation observed Veterans Day – and we’d like to take a moment to say thank you to all of the men and women who serve and have served the armed forces of our country. We appreciate all that you do!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 4th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past Sunday, daylight saving time ended and the clocks “fell back” to give us an extra hour of sleep and sunlight. And we hope that you use those extra couple of minutes to take a look at this week’s TIP List and catch up on some timely industry trends. Highlights include how the right technology can provide a holistic supply chain view and news about the recent jump in employment numbers. Fall into all of the articles below!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 28th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Despite haunted houses, ghosts and witches setting a scary mood for today’s Halloween celebration, we’re definitely not spooked by the latest trends impacting the supply chain. Unwrap this week’s TIP List to see what’s in store for the new North American trade agreement, as well as what retailers can do to make sure this holiday season is a real treat for shoppers!

  • Business - Transportation
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    Happy Halloween – The Sweetest Supply Chain Moments (So Far)!

    - by Transplace

    For many children, one of the most exciting parts of Halloween is dressing up and trick-or-treating to collect as much candy as possible. And there’s certainly no doubt that the holiday is a delightful time for kids – but have you ever thought about its substantial impact on U.S. retailers, manufactures and supply chains?

  • Business - Transportation
    Industry Insight Report: Q3 2018

    Q3 2018 Quarterly Industry Report

    - by Transplace

    With only a few months left in 2018, there are a number of key market trends and industry conditions left to explore – especially with the jam-packed holiday season coming up for organizations in the retail space and beyond. In addition to the anticipation of the peak holiday shipping season, recent events such as Hurricane Florence and ongoing tariff fluctuations make now, more than ever, a critical time for shippers to find new ways to lower transportation costs and examine alternative capacity solutions in today’s tight market.

  • 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.

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