Archive for 2019

  • Business - Transportation

    Logistics Alert: What the New IMO 2020 Emissions Standards Mean for the Shipping Industry

    - by Transplace

    Earlier this year, we shared some important information about the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announcing a new standard regarding the acceptable levels of sulfur oxides (SOx) emissions in bunker fuel – all in an effort to reduce air pollution from container ships. With less than six months to the full implementation of the emissions standard, there is still uncertainty throughout the global shipping industry about its overall impact. In this post, I’ll examine what shippers need to know about the new fuel guidelines and discuss how it could affect their business.

  • Business - Transportation

    Introducing Real-Time Visibility: A Standard for All of Our Customers

    - by Transplace

    Earlier this week we announced  real-time visibility for truckload as a standard capability, without any extra transaction or integration fees, for all of our managed transportation services and Transportation Management System (TMS) customers. We are thrilled to be the first to provide real-time visibility as a standard within a TMS solution as part of our commitment to deliver an unprecedented level of service and value to our customers.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    We’re over halfway through 2019 and there has already been a number of memorable moments and highlights. And with Q3 underway, our TIP List is here with the latest industry trends to help keep you in the know for the rest of the year. Featured articles range from HOS rule changes to recent shipping challenges at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas – read on for more news on what’s impacting transportation.

  • Industry News

    Quarterly Industry Report: Q2 of 2019

    - by Transplace

    We’re halfway through 2019, and throughout the past six months, the transportation industry has experienced a number of events that have affected shippers and carriers alike—including the annual Roadcheck inspection and ongoing capacity fluctuations. But no matter what the current landscape looks like, it’s critical that businesses understand the widespread influence that industry events can have while also staying up-to-date on the latest when it comes to the economy, shipping capacity and industry best practices.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019 As you look forward to the hot dogs, hamburgers and potato chips…

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 23rd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This past Friday marked the first official day of summer and the longest day of the year. And as the weather heats up, there’s no shortage of hot topics arising in the transportation industry. This week’s TIP List takes a look at the latest news surrounding the USMCA and the value that a managed transportation service provider can bring to shippers. Dive in below for all of the sizzling industry news!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    According to the National Retail Federation, some of the top gifts given during Father’s Day include clothing and gift cards. But no matter what you gave your dad this past weekend, our gift to you is the TIP List—this week featuring articles about the future of the 3PL industry and how disruptive technology is helping shippers and carriers improve collaboration. Read on for the full list!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 9th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    It’s a thrilling time in the sports world as the NBA Finals, the NHL Stanley Cup and the Women’s World Cup are all currently in full swing. And as this week’s TIP List shows, it’s also an exciting time in the shipping world. From an exploration of some of the ways that companies should plan for potential capacity challenges, to the latest info on the Trump administration’s proposed tariffs on Mexican goods – check out the full lineup of articles below!

  • Capacity Services

    Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook

    - by Transplace

    2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry. The truckload (TL) market was extremely tight due to limited capacity—and as a result, many shippers looked to alternative modes of transportation to move their freight and went to extra lengths to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Over the past few weeks, a number of new regulations and key pieces of legislation have been the main focus of the transportation news landscape. This week’s TIP List highlights some of these industry discussions, including the potential impact of tariffs on Mexico products entering the U.S. and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America.

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