Posts tagged with ‘intermodal’

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 7th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, College Football’s biggest playmakers took center stage at the National Championship. The matchup went into overtime and came down to the final play – proving that details and preparation are essential in game planning. Likewise, our TIP List this week includes the transportation news you need to know to help stay ahead of the competition. Highlights include the impact of the tax law on trucking companies and recent increases in diesel prices – check out the spread below of what’s happening in the industry!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 10th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    December brings to mind the holidays, shopping and a sense of winding down before the New Year arrives. With this time of year also comes many predictions for what we can expect 2018 to bring. This week’s TIP List captures the merry forecasts in store for the industry such as 2018 retail predictions and the benefits of digital technology in the supply chain. Unwrap the full rundown below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 26th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    With Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday this past week, transportation and supply chain professionals certainly have a lot on their plates! And this week’s TIP List includes a generous portion of trends such as the affect e-commerce has on the secondary retail market and Cyber Monday sale predictions. Dig into all of the stories below!

  • Business - Transportation
    Intermodal Industry Update: Conquering the 2017 Capacity Crunch

    Intermodal Industry Update: Conquering the 2017 Capacity Crunch

    - by Transplace

    For shippers and carriers alike, it’s certainly an interesting time in transportation. The intermodal market in particular has shifted on a dime in Q3 of 2017, while over-the-road (OTR) capacity has also changed significantly. For a few years, the market had been fairly saturated, but with recent hurricanes in the southern parts of the country, capacity has tightened significantly. Now is a great time for shippers to take note of this market shift and consider how intermodal transportation can help as capacity continues to tighten.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 24th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    On October 1st, 1908, Ford unveiled one of the most influential products in transportation history, the Model T. To honor the anniversary of an innovation that changed the industry landscape, this week’s TIP List highlights some of today’s trends that are significantly impacting transportation. For more on eco-friendly truck manufacturing and the driver turnover rate – accelerate into the weekend with the stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 10th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Although National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is coming to an end, we always have our nation’s road warriors on our mind. And this week’s TIP List highlights the latest trends impacting truck drivers each and every day – including info about the impact of Hurricane Irma on fuel prices and carriers’ reactions to the safety scoring update proposed by the FMCSA. Fuel up and hit the road with the articles below!

  • TMS Talk Series
    TMS Talk Series - Part 4: Mitigating Risk with the Right TMS

    TMS Talk Series – Part 4: Mitigating Risk with the Right TMS

    - by Transplace

    Welcome back to our newest series, “TMS Talk,” where we are exploring the ins-and-outs of all things transportation management technology. In part 4 of this series, we’ll discuss how a TMS can help your company most effectively manage supply chain risk. Optimizing your transportation management is more than just saving a few dollars per load – it’s about making strategic, data-driven business decisions that allow you to reduce risk and drive meaningful change throughout your organization.

  • Business - Transportation
    Transplace Selects New Equity Partner TPG Capital

    Transplace Selects New Equity Partner TPG Capital

    - by Transplace

    By: Tom Sanderson CEO, Transplace and Frank McGuigan, President & Chief Operating Officer, Transplace

    Yesterday, Transplace announced that we have selected TPG Capital as our new equity partner. We are thrilled to join with TPG, and this partnership presents significant opportunity for both us and all of our customers.

    TPG is our third private equity partner in the past seven years, and we recognize the value they bring to the table in continuing to build and grow our business – which, in turn, allows us to continue to enhance the customer experience. They have a long history of creating value across sectors, including software, technology and industrials, and is an ideal fit to further support Transplace’s mission and vision. This acquisition brings a number of benefits to Transplace, including:

  • TMS Talk Series
    TMS Talk Series - Part 3: The Business Case for Transportation Management

    TMS Talk Series – Part 3: The Business Case for Transportation Management

    - by Transplace

    For many organizations, transportation and logistics is often viewed in a bubble that doesn’t quite fit in with the overall strategy or is factored in to business goals. In reality, transportation touches a number of departments within a company and can have a significant impact on its bottom line, overall operational efficiency and ability to service its customers at a high level.

    Part three of our TMS Talk series will discuss some of the ways that your organization, whether small-to-midsized or enterprise, can make a persuasive business case for the right TMS to help improve operational efficiency, reduce costs and drive meaningful change.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 23rd, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Vice President Mike Pence recently told American retailers that “as retail goes, so goes America.” This week’s TIP List is also charging ahead with the latest legislation trends impacting the transportation industry. We’re looking forward with the future of the ELD mandate, the possible outcomes of NAFTA renegotiations and potential tax cuts for retailers. Find out what the industry could look like down the road by jumping ahead to the articles below!

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