Posts tagged with ‘freight’

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 3rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    As we come back from the long holiday weekend, we bring you up to speed with updates in the transportation, supply chain and logistics world that you may have missed! From the Panama Canal getting a much needed makeover to the SOLAS weighing solution that is still in progress, we’ve got these industry hot topics covered for you.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 5th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    It seems to be next to impossible to score a ticket to a Broadway performance of Hamilton, which boasts a record-setting number of nominations at this weekend’s Tony Awards. But don’t worry – you’ve got a front-row seat to our TIP List every week! This week’s star-studded list includes new developments to the ELD lawsuit, rising Mexican container trade and some new innovations in packaging. Read on for all the details!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 29th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Developments in the supply chain and logistics segments may not always commence with much pomp and circumstance, but a number of them do go on to earn top honors in the industry. This graduation season, our weekly TIP List congratulates some current supply chain standouts, including a recent bill to reform Hours of Service rules and expanded freight zones at the Mexico-Texas border.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 1st, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, we’ve been reflecting on the mother lode of legislation that is currently trending in the transportation industry. Our TIP List this week spotlights progress, such as freight value on the rise — as well as some hurdles, such as concerns about mandating the use of speed governors on heavy-duty trucks. Brush up on all the details in the articles below!

  • Miscellaneous
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    The Road to Preferred Shipper Status

    - by Transplace

    Today, more and more shippers are placing additional focus on aligning their efforts with their carrier partners in order to improve transportation efficiency, especially in light of ongoing driver shortages. And recently, Transplace announced our Preferred Shipper Checklist to help facilitate communication between carriers and shippers and help them work collectively toward improvement.

    A much-talked about topic by shippers, this checklist identifies key factors in how carriers evaluate shippers and then translates that insight into an actionable scorecard to help shipper organizations achieve “preferred shipper” status with carriers.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 21st, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Once every four years, February decides to linger just one more day. So, before we leap out of this week and into a new month, we bring you the latest in the supply chain and logistics news. From seeing gains in intermodal for a second consecutive week and U.S. manufacturing output making a slight recovery, to manufacturing supply chain disruptions and the steady decline in oil and gas prices, we’ve got you covered with these must-read links below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 14th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Having just observed Presidents’ Day, we’ve been thinking about visionary leaders, especially with the 2016 presidential hopefuls moving their campaigning into high gear. But we’re going to keep our primary focus on the hot issues and promising developments in transportation and logistics. Leading candidates featured in this week’s TIP List include revised weight verification requirements and revamped trade laws, among others.

  • Business - Transportation
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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.

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Introducing the Preferred Shipper Checklist

    - by Transplace

    Recently, Transplace announced our Preferred Shipper Checklist to help companies better understand the best practices for becoming a shipper of choice for their carrier partners. A much-talked about topic by shippers, this checklist identifies key factors in how carriers evaluate shippers and then translates that insight into an actionable scorecard to help shipper organizations achieve “preferred shipper” status with carriers.

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Q3 Logistics Review

    - by Transplace

    There was some question as we entered Q3 about whether freight volumes would surge resulting in capacity shortages. That clearly did not happen. In fact, capacity became more readily available throughout Q3. Below you’ll find some key highlights from the third quarter, including economic data driving freight demand, as well as legislative and regulatory issues affecting freight transportation. I’ll also share my expectations for the remainder of the year. Now, let’s take a look at Q3.

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