Archive for June, 2019

  • 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.

  • Capacity Services

    Preparing Your Supply Chain for Capacity Challenges

    - by Transplace

    It’s a fascinating time in the logistics industry. Increased demand and customer expectations are putting intense pressure on shippers to deliver on-time-and-in-full without blowing their bottom line. And while capacity has loosened in the first half of 2019, the spot market is still well above the levels seen in 2015, 2016 and even early 2017. In this current environment, a capacity crunch can truly rewrite the rules of the game—making it critical to be prepared in advance.

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