Posts tagged with ‘Halloween’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 21st, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Local elections across the country are quickly approaching, and we’re wondering: if you could vote for the most important trends in logistics, how would you cast your ballot? Top candidates in this week’s TIP List include preparation in the retail space for the upcoming holidays and an increase in manufacturing capacity.

  • Miscellaneous
    Halloween 2017: The Sweetest Supply Chain Influencers to Follow

    Halloween 2017: The Sweetest Supply Chain Influencers to Follow

    - by Transplace

    It’s no secret that, for many children, one of the biggest treats of Halloween is knocking on doors and collecting as many peanut butter cups and chocolate bars as possible. And while the holiday is a delight for kids, Halloween also has a significant impact each year on supply chains across the U.S. According to the National Retail Federation, nearly all of this year’s 179 million U.S. celebrants plan on purchasing candy. And all of those sweets need to be manufactured, shipped and delivered on time for trick-or-treating on October 31st!

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

    Transplace Gets Spooky with Some Sweet Halloween Statistics!

    - by Transplace

    While ghosts, goblins and scarecrows are the faces of Halloween, retail is the industry behind the mask of the holiday. Retailers rely on a web of distributors, 3PLs and various modes of transportation to work together to deliver and meet the demands of one of the most important industry holidays, Halloween. Check out the spooky infographic below for all of the sweet stats!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 23rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a great time for more than just kids collecting candy — it’s also a treat for the supply chain and retail industries, as spending on the holiday is estimated to reach an all-time high this year. And we promise that there are no tricks in this week’s TIP List, which includes stories about Pack Expo’s record-breaking projections and FMCSA funding for military veterans to become truck drivers. You’re in for a transportation treat below!

  • Miscellaneous
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    Oh My Gourd! “Scary” Halloween Statistics

    - by Transplace

    For things that go bump in the night, hearing the familiar sound of a train whistle or truck horn would be welcomed during this spooky time of year. But instead of filling your head with logistics insight, we decided to take a day off to deliver some Halloween-inspired data “treats” that just might “trick” you into eating some candy.

    Can a pumpkin weigh over a ton? Find out in our Halloween infographic below!

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