Posts tagged with ‘intermodal’

  • Industry News

    Quarterly Industry Report: Q2 of 2019

    - by Transplace

    We’re halfway through 2019, and throughout the past six months, the transportation industry has experienced a number of events that have affected shippers and carriers alike—including the annual Roadcheck inspection and ongoing capacity fluctuations. But no matter what the current landscape looks like, it’s critical that businesses understand the widespread influence that industry events can have while also staying up-to-date on the latest when it comes to the economy, shipping capacity and industry best practices.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019 As you look forward to the hot dogs, hamburgers and potato chips…

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 23rd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This past Friday marked the first official day of summer and the longest day of the year. And as the weather heats up, there’s no shortage of hot topics arising in the transportation industry. This week’s TIP List takes a look at the latest news surrounding the USMCA and the value that a managed transportation service provider can bring to shippers. Dive in below for all of the sizzling industry news!

  • Capacity Services

    Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook

    - by Transplace

    2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry. The truckload (TL) market was extremely tight due to limited capacity—and as a result, many shippers looked to alternative modes of transportation to move their freight and went to extra lengths to increase efficiency and reduce costs.

  • Capacity Services

    Preparing Your Supply Chain for Capacity Challenges

    - by Transplace

    It’s a fascinating time in the logistics industry. Increased demand and customer expectations are putting intense pressure on shippers to deliver on-time-and-in-full without blowing their bottom line. And while capacity has loosened in the first half of 2019, the spot market is still well above the levels seen in 2015, 2016 and even early 2017. In this current environment, a capacity crunch can truly rewrite the rules of the game—making it critical to be prepared in advance.

  • 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!

  • Industry News

    Quarterly Industry Report: Q1 of 2019

    - by Transplace

    Three months into 2019, the industry has already experienced a number of developments impacting shippers and carriers alike. For example, we’ve recently seen events such as the bomb cyclone, flooding in the Midwest and the ongoing gridlock at the U.S.-Mexico Border impact supply chains across North America and directly affect the freight market. It’s critical for organizations to understand the widespread influence that these types of individual events can have while also keeping up-to-date on the latest when it comes to capacity, freight and the economy.

  • Business - Transportation

    Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border

    - by Transplace

    According to recent reports, trucks crossing the border between Mexico and the United States are currently hitting delays of up to 12 hours. Reuters has reported that “the reshuffling of border agents, announced last week to process the record number of migrant families entering the United States from Mexico, prompted delays of up to 12 hours for trucks crossing from Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez to El Paso, Texas.”

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

    - by Transplace

    With the spring season officially kicked off, we’re hoping that beautiful summer weather is soon to follow! Picked directly from the headlines, this week’s TIP List includes industry indicators for you to spring into, including indexes and reports that are helping to forecast the future of the transportation landscape. Find out what trends are blooming below.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 10th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Highlights of tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day celebration include thoughtful cards, chocolates and flowers. And this week, our TIP List is inspired by the loving holiday – embracing some of the sweetest trends impacting the supply chain industry. From potential U.S. infrastructure updates to the ability of a TMS to reduce transportation costs, we’re sure you’ll love the articles below!

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