Posts tagged with ‘capacity’

  • Business - Transportation

    Innovation and the Role of TMS for Dangerous Goods

    - by Transplace

    Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at Labelmaster’s Dangerous Goods Symposium, a forum to share the latest in dangerous goods regulatory updates, innovation, training best practices and practical solutions to keep companies up-to-date on the latest hazmat shipping regulations. During my presentation, I discussed innovation and the role of Transportation Management Systems (TMS) in the dangerous goods supply chain, sharing both the challenges and opportunities within the industry while highlighting the technologies available to help shippers manage these goods safely and efficiently.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, the nation observed Memorial Day – and here at Transplace, we want to extend a special thanks to those men and women who have served and who currently serve in our military. We are truly grateful for your service and your sacrifice!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Last week at our 17th annual Shipper Symposium, we heard from a number of supply chain professionals and business leaders about current industry trends and solutions for shippers. And with many of these prominent topics still top-of-mind, this week’s TIP List is a fantastic way to continue the learning. Featured articles include info on a recent surge in shipping capacity and the impact of technology on the supply chain – we can’t wait to see you at next year’s Shipper Symposium in Austin!

  • Shipper Symposium

    Taking Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension: Shipper Symposium 2019

    - by Transplace

    Our 17th annual Shipper Symposium in Dallas, Texas wrapped up today — and from the insightful keynote speakers and breakout presenters to the activities and attendees, we’re positive that this year’s event has been one of the best yet. During the three days, industry leaders, executives, partners, sponsors, carriers and shippers had the opportunity to discuss current industry trends such as data management and technology, capacity constraints, and economic and regulatory issues that are impacting the transportation of goods across the globe.

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