Posts tagged with ‘truck drivers’

  • Business - Transportation
    The Foxhole Mentality: Finding the Right Rates in a Tight Capacity Climate

    The Foxhole Mentality: Finding the Right Rates in a Tight Capacity Climate

    - by Transplace

    It’s no secret that the industry has recently been dealing with a capacity shortage – and January 2018 was particularly difficult due to winter weather events and an intensely constrained market. When capacity is tight, it impacts service and creates additional costs for shippers all across North America. As a result, Transplace focused on analyzing results and processes to steer our teams to an enhanced process.

  • 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?

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 9th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    We appreciate our highway heroes each and every day, but we’re especially thankful today and all week long as we celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Thank you, truck drivers, for all that you do!

  • Business - Transportation
    Recap: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017

    Recap: National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017

    - by Transplace

    National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017 is coming to an end, and we wanted to take one more moment to say “thank you” to all of the hardworking truckers on the road. Truck drivers play a huge role in our everyday life and our country’s economy, and they deserve our deepest respect and gratitude.

  • Business - Transportation
    Thank You, Truck Drivers!

    Thank You, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Yesterday kicked off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 10-16) – a week-long celebration honoring the 3.5 million men and women professional truck drivers. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, these important workers make sure our goods are delivered to us safely and securely.

  • Business - Transportation
    Labor Day 2017: Working Hard to Fuel America

    Labor Day 2017: Working Hard to Fuel America

    - by Transplace

    The first observance of the Labor Day holiday was on September 5, 1882, and the idea of the “hard working holiday” was passed along to other labor organizations in 1885. From there, it was widely adopted and celebrated in many industrial centers across the U.S. – and it’s a nice way to end the summer months and head into the fall season!

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

    ELD Survey Series: See How Carriers Large and Small Alike Have Responded to the ELD Mandate

    - by Transplace

    It’s no secret that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate is currently top of mind for many in the transportation industry. Results from our recent ELD Survey of more than 2000 carriers revealed that the implementation of ELDs and the expected impact to capacity and utilization varied heavily by fleet size.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 6th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    We appreciate all that our servicemen and women do for our country each and every day, but we are especially grateful this Friday as we observe Veterans Day. And this week, our TIP List looks at some of the ways that the transportation industry can join forces to help combat some of its biggest concerns. Below, you’ll find a full formation of these stories, such as cargo theft, the ELD mandate and consolidation in the shipping industry. Forward march!

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

    Is Your Transportation Network a Nightmare? – The Top 10 Things Keeping Supply Chain Professionals up at Night

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a time for ghosts and goblins, pumpkins and candy corn, fun and festivities. But for many supply chain and logistics professionals, sometimes the transportation network is far from a treat – in fact, it can get seriously tricky. As we head into the end of the year, we wanted to take a look at some of the things that may be keeping supply chain professionals feeling uneasy – and carve up some possible solutions to these tangled scenarios. Check out the list below for what may be haunting your supply chain!

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

    ELD Survey Series: ELDs and the Long-Term Industry Impact

    - by Transplace

    In part 1 of this series, I discussed the recent ELD Survey conducted by Transplace in order to gain insight into the implementation preparedness of transportation carriers and the expected industry impact of these devices. In this post, I’ll outline more of the key takeaways from the survey and discuss how ELDs will be impacting the transportation industry overall in the long term.

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