Posts tagged with ‘delivery’

  • Business - Transportation

    2019 Holiday Retail Rush: Meeting Customers Demand and Delivering Seamless Services

    - by Transplace

    In the last several years, there has been a significant shift in consumer behavior, creating extensive growth in e-commerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping (sometimes called the “Amazon Effect”). This has led to an increased expectation for products to be delivered within one to two days, which can make the holidays a stressful time for supply chain professionals.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 17th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This week, college basketball’s tournament to crown its national champion is set to begin. And in honor of March Madness, we’ve curated this week’s hoops-inspired TIP List featuring a few of the freshest transportation trends to help you face the competition. From the importance of investing in trucking technology to new ways of thinking about e-commerce – below you can find all of the articles that our selection committee has chosen as front-runners.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 10th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration brings both the Irish and the Irish-at-heart together in the form of parades, festivals and the wearing of green attire! And in honor of the shamrock-themed holiday, take a look at some of the treasured stories highlighted in this week’s TIP List – including 3PL providers adding AI technology to improve supply chain activities and retailers further increasing their delivery requirements for suppliers.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 3rd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend was Groundhog Day, and Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, predicting an early spring season! And with this anticipation of warmer temperatures, our weekly TIP List provides the latest read on the current supply chain climate. Dive in below for info on how the emergence of millennials is impacting the industry and a report to help retail shippers meet changing delivery requirements.

  • Business - Transportation
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    The Retail Rush: The Impact of Black Friday & Cyber Monday on Shippers

    - by Transplace

    When the weather cools down, the retail industry heats up. There is a supply chain flurry that happens well in advance of Thanksgiving, as the natural business cycle of the holiday shipping season causes over-the-road (OTR) capacity to tighten. Additionally, the recent substantial growth of e-retailing and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping (oftentimes cited as the “Amazon Effect”), has created an expectation for products to be delivered within one to two days.

  • International Logistics
    A New Deal - Updating North America's Trade Agreemenet

    A New Deal – Updating North America’s Trade Agreement

    - by Transplace

    For now, it’s only been agreed upon via a handshake, but the United States, Mexico and Canada have made a deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – which will now be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

  • Business - Transportation
    Thank you, truck drivers! From Transplace for National Truck Driver Appreciation

    We Appreciate Our Highway Heroes – Thank You, Truck Drivers!

    - by Transplace

    Today kicks off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 9-15), a celebration of the 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States. Because of the hard work and dedication of these men and women, goods are delivered securely and our highways are kept safe – and we’re truly grateful for all that they do!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 19th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week’s TIP List includes a number of trends currently making waves in transportation – including the manufacturing backlog of big rigs and insight into the value that Control Tower visibility can bring to shippers’ operations. Read on for all of the stories, and make sure to let us know which industry trend is having the biggest impact on your supply chain.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 15th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, France was crowned the World Cup champion. And just like the French soccer team, we know that supply chain success often relies on goals, game planning and an intricate strategy. Our TIP List this week covers one method to help achieve transportation excellence – OGSM (objectives, goals, strategies and measurements). Read on for all the leading industry news and trends.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 27th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    For the fourth straight year, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will compete in the NBA Finals. And just as it’s a thrilling time in the basketball world, it’s also an exciting time in the supply chain industry, with a number of game-changing trends playing out – including the official beginnings of the Blockchain in Supply Chain Alliance and improvements in the U.S. consumer comfort index. Read on for the full playbook in this week’s TIP List!

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