Posts tagged with ‘consumers’

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 2nd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Just as college basketball recently crowned North Carolina its national champion, this week’s TIP List is following suit with trends that are winning over the transportation industry. Showcasing the news of the strategic alliance between Walmart, Facebook and Uber and potential legislation surrounding the sourcing of electricity — this list is a great rebound from all of the college basketball madness.

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 19th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    As the spring season begins, shippers are adjusting to the seasonality of produce and retailers are incorporating warmer-weather wares into their stores. And this week’s TIP List is also in “full bloom” with stories about transformational industry trends like the launch of UberFreight and the impact of wind power on shipping. Spring into all of the stories in this week’s TIP list!

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 12th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With supply chain operations and logistics, sometimes you just need a little luck of the Irish – especially for those who find themselves transporting Guinness to local pubs during the week of St. Patrick’s Day. Some of the treasures highlighted in this week’s TIP list include the newest FMCSA report and a look at cross-border shipping in light of recent Mexican fuel price volatility. Grab yourself a pint and dive into this week’s TIP List!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Looking Ahead to 2017: Economist Brian Beaulieu Shares Key Positive Economic Indicators

    - by Transplace

    At our 14th annual Shipper Symposium last May, economist and keynote speaker Brian Beaulieu discussed the future of the domestic and global economy. Beaulieu, the CEO of ITR Economics, spoke about current economic trends in manufacturing, retail, oil, gas, automobile, trucking and chemical. He believes that these industries can serve as leading indicators for predicting the future of the economy —and as we’re heading into 2017, we wanted to dig deeper into these indicators. What is Beaulieu looking for that may indicate positive growth in the new year? Keep reading for the highlights he shared at Shipper Symposium.

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 28th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer with picnics and barbecues galore, but there’s still plenty of work to be done year-round when it comes to improving transportation efficiency and safety. This week, our TIP List highlights the U.S. trucking market, cross-border trade, some key tech trends that are shaping global logistics and much more!

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    2015 Q4 Logistics Review

    - by Transplace

    The fourth and final quarter of 2015 saw a number of activities across various economic sectors worth highlighting. In last quarter’s recap blog, I shared thoughts on capacity, retail sales and manufacturing. Below, I’ll share some of the key highlights from the last quarter, including important aspects of the housing and auto markets, fuel prices and recent transportation funding legislation. Let’s take a look at Q4.

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