Posts tagged with ‘imports’

  • Business - Transportation

    C-TPAT: An Update to Supply Chain Security and Trade Compliance

    - by Transplace

    In today’s ever-chaining business environment, organizations are faced with ongoing security challenges. It’s crucial for shippers to understand any potential risks to their supply chains and establish security plans—and one significant way to proactively protect their operations is by becoming a member of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 26th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, the nation observed Memorial Day – and here at Transplace, we want to extend a special thanks to those men and women who have served and who currently serve in our military. We are truly grateful for your service and your sacrifice!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 12th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Last week at our 17th annual Shipper Symposium, we heard from a number of supply chain professionals and business leaders about current industry trends and solutions for shippers. And with many of these prominent topics still top-of-mind, this week’s TIP List is a fantastic way to continue the learning. Featured articles include info on a recent surge in shipping capacity and the impact of technology on the supply chain – we can’t wait to see you at next year’s Shipper Symposium in Austin!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 24th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    On this upcoming April Fool’s Day, there are endless opportunities to play practical jokes and pranks on your friends. But despite the hysterical holiday, this week’s TIP List includes no tricks! Featured topics include the U.S. DOT’s creation of a council to address emerging industry innovations and the impact of mobile technology on businesses. Let us know in the comment section if any of the stories below come as a surprise to you.

  • International Logistics

    Logistics Alert: Changes to International Fuel Surcharges Coming in 2020

    - by Transplace

    Fuel surcharges have been a topic of conversation and negotiation for carriers and shippers alike for many years. Fuel is a huge percentage of a carrier’s overall cost for operating their business, and carriers have historically utilized various fuel surcharges, from “emergency” to “interim,” in order to pass along volatility of these costs to their shipper customers.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 6th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 6th, 2019 There is so much to look forward to as we kick off…

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 16th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 16th, 2018 Christmas is less than a week away – and this wonderful time…

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 7th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This Monday, Canada observed Thanksgiving – an annual holiday that has taken place since 1879. And with that holiday top of mind, our TIP List this week showcases a generous portion of industry trends; including an update on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and a look at how technology will help retailers this holiday season. Dig into the full plate of stories below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 12th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    The pre-winter peak shipping season is quickly approaching! While supply chains across North America are gearing up for the seasonal rush, this week’s TIP List includes a serious haul of news, such as the latest on transportation capacity and retail’s use of advanced technology.

  • International Logistics
    Logistics Alert: International Shipping in the Current Time of Tariffs

    Logistics Alert: International Shipping in the Current Time of Tariffs

    - by Transplace

    As headlines surrounding new tariffs may have shippers concerned about their potential impact, it’s important to keep ahead of the headlines. The industry is already well into the traditional peak season import period (which is July through November annually), and importers are ramping up for the upcoming holidays. However, the uncertainty of current tariffs and the potential impact of any future regulations appears to be adding to the overall container volume loadings out of China, causing a few key concerns.

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