Posts tagged with ‘infrastructure’

  • Business - Transportation
    NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade

    NAFTA and Mexican Free Trade: Aiding Our Neighbor to the South

    - by Transplace

    By: Troy Ryley, Senior Vice President,  Mexico, Transplace

    *Note: A version of this article previously appeared in the Adam Smith Project, a new initiative on trade from the publishers of American Shipper.

    The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and its effect on the United States has been a much-talked-about topic recently, and there exists a desire to either renegotiate or terminate NAFTA and implement additional taxes on goods that are made in Mexico and sold in the U.S. However, this would be an economic mistake for North America.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 22nd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced this week, and the film La La Land racked up 14 nominations, tying the record for the most in movie history. And this week’s TIP List is headlining some of the premier trends within the supply chain and transportation industry. Our features include a rise in U.S. industrial production, America’s infrastructure needs and the recent fuel price hikes in Mexico. See who snagged our nominations for this week’s top story.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 13th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Election Day has come and gone, but the top trends in the transportation industry keep moving. If you could vote for the most important trends in logistics, how would you cast your ballot? This week, retail holiday preparation and autonomous delivery vehicles are some of the top candidates on our TIP List. The stories below take a look at how the results of the 2016 election will affect the transportation and supply chain industry – both short-term and beyond.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 17th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    With both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions upon us, we would like to nominate some trending industry candidates with impressive platforms for our weekly TIP List. This week, our votes go to standout stories such as the ELD mandate, the Panama Canal and robots in manufacturing.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 15th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Having wrapped up our exciting 14th annual Shipper Symposium last week, we certainly have some timely transportation topics on our minds! The mindshare of everyone who attended the Shipper Symposium – spanning across the logistics, economics and supply chain industries – to share and learn was truly remarkable. Our TIP List this week continues to highlight some of the current trending topics in the industry as we move forward. Keep the logistics legacy going with the articles below!

  • Business - Transportation
    Transplace Logistically Speaking-Mockup1

    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.

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

    Expanded Eagle Premium Service Delivers Intermodal Opportunities

    - by Transplace

    Union Pacific, in conjunction with Ferrocarril Mexicano (FXE), has recently introduced expanded service on the Eagle Premium rail line and now offers new routes connecting the city of Silao in central Mexico to Chicago and Memphis. As a direct result of this service expansion, central Mexico is now bridged with the Midwest, Canada and the Southeast – opening up a number of new and exciting possibilities for shippers and offering them extensive benefits.

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

    International Transportation Services Are Changing – Are You Keeping Up?

    - by Transplace

    International logistics services have changed over the last few years and are continuing to evolve. The change has been customer driven, and is due to many of the major global players letting their infrastructure lapse in keeping up with the demands of the global supply chain. When it comes to international logistics, there are a number of separate entities involved on both the import and export side, and there’s not one cohesive location managing everyone as well as all the data involved. Until recently, where we’ve been able to connect and manage all the dots. Due to the nature of our business, we’ve been able to step in and handle all of these relationships and processes, upping our international services game.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 20th, 2015

    - by Transplace

    Fall is in the air and the NFL season is off and running, which is getting us thinking about how many logistics and transportation trends there are to tackle. Here’s hoping we see big gains for infrastructure, trucking, safety, capacity and other current challenges. Read on to see what’s covered in our TIP List playbook this week!

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

    BIG NEWS: We’re Introducing our New Weekly Transportation TIP List!

    - by Transplace

    Do you want to be in the know on the latest transportation industry insights and important logistics topics? Then you’ve definitely come to the right place! For those who are already familiar with our monthly TIP List, you know it’s a handy list of articles showcasing current hot topics in transportation. Due to popular demand, we’ll now be updating you on a weekly basis!

    This week’s TIP List includes a number of news items concerning recent legislative and economic developments that are affecting the North American transportation community. We hope you find value in this weekly blog post. You can catch what’s trending this week below and read the full article by clicking on any of the links.

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