Posts tagged with ‘distribution’

  • Business - Transportation

    Making the Case for Managed Transportation Services

    - by Transplace

    “Survival of the fittest” is the mantra of today’s freight market, as driver shortages, capacity imbalances, federal government regulations and robust economic conditions continue to impact transportation costs. These challenges are further being complicated by consumers demanding greater product variety and availability at the lowest price, which puts pressure on an organization’s already strained supply chain in an increasingly competitive market.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 8th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Friday the 13th occurs twice in 2018 – this upcoming Friday and July 13th. And while the day brings with it some unusual superstitions, this week’s TIP List is coming to you without any bad luck. It includes a number of articles to help improve your supply chain – from steps to become a shipper of choice to solutions for streamlining the sales and operation planning process – so cross your fingers and check out the not-so-spooky stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 18th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    From online grocery shopping to shipping consumer goods of all kinds in two days or less, Amazon has recently made waves in the world of supply chain and technology. This week’s TIP List delivers a few of these headlines, including Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods and the impact of the “Amazon Effect” on transportation managers. Check out all of the “prime” stories in this week’s TIP List!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 4, 2017

    - by Transplace

    While Golden State and Cleveland have been battling it out in the NBA Finals for the third straight year, we’ve been keeping an eye on all of the winning supply chain trends. This week’s TIP List bounces from the latest tech trends such as Uber for trucking and autonomous vehicle testing to news on NAFTA. Check out all of the great transportation coverage in this week’s TIP list!

  • Miscellaneous
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    The American Chemistry Council Annual Meeting: Looking Ahead to ACC 2016

    - by Transplace

    Each June, top executives from both international and U.S.-based companies gather together at the American Chemistry Council’s Annual Meeting to discuss the latest regulatory, business and legislative trends that are affecting the chemical industry. This meeting is a wonderful opportunity for those in the industry to network with one another and hear insightful speakers shed light on current chemical issues and trends. And as we’re looking forward to attending this great industry event, we wanted to share some fun facts about the location, the current chemical business environment and how this industry affects the U.S. economy in a positive way. For example, did you know that the chemical industry creates 804,000 skilled jobs in the U.S.? Find out more in the infographic below!

  • Miscellaneous
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    Getting Ready for RILA: The 2016 Supply Chain Conference

    - by Transplace

    They say that everything is big in Texas – and that also goes for the 2016 RILA Supply Chain Conference! Over 1500 top supply chain executives will be attending the conference next week to get the latest on transportation, distribution, supply chain planning, omnichannel and more – all in one big place. And as we’re getting ready to attend this great retail event, we wanted to share some fun facts about the state of Texas and its large retail industry. Did you know that at 268,601 square miles, Texas is the second biggest state in the U.S.? Check out all of the sizable stats below!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 17th, 2015

    - by Transplace

    It’s mid-August and while summer might be winding down, as far as the transportation and logistics industry is concerned, things are continuing to heat up. Trucking, oil prices and the Panama Canal are all hot topics, and this week’s TIP List has the latest and greatest insight to keep you in the know. Read on for all the details!

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