Posts tagged with ‘manufacturing’

  • Business - Transportation
    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    Transportation Network Optimization: The 3-Legged Stool

    - by Transplace

    How should leading-edge companies view transportation? Today, leading-edge companies are transforming their process for buying and managing freight capacity from a tactical, frequently siloed, rate-shopping exercise to a holistic, multi-modal, enterprise-wide optimization of their transportation network. This creates an ecosystem where transportation becomes a truly strategic weapon and sustainable competitive advantage. Unfortunately, very few organizations recognize all of the benefits that can come from robust supply chain network optimization and what a strategic transportation partnership can bring them.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 18th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    From online grocery shopping to shipping consumer goods of all kinds in two days or less, Amazon has recently made waves in the world of supply chain and technology. This week’s TIP List delivers a few of these headlines, including Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods and the impact of the “Amazon Effect” on transportation managers. Check out all of the “prime” stories in this week’s TIP List!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 11th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    According to a recent report by the National Retail Federation, clothes, electronics and home improvement supplies are a few top sellers that dads may be gifted this Father’s Day weekend. And just as retail will leave its mark on “Dad’s Day,” it’s also featured in this week’s TIP List, which includes articles about innovative supply chain technologies and the impact of e-commerce on retail.

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 4, 2017

    - by Transplace

    While Golden State and Cleveland have been battling it out in the NBA Finals for the third straight year, we’ve been keeping an eye on all of the winning supply chain trends. This week’s TIP List bounces from the latest tech trends such as Uber for trucking and autonomous vehicle testing to news on NAFTA. Check out all of the great transportation coverage in this week’s TIP list!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 28, 2017

    - by Transplace

    The beautiful weather this past Memorial Day weekend has us anticipating the official start to summer – and inspiring us to take a look at some of the trends that are heating up in the transportation industry. Our TIP List this week includes stories on the record-paced return of U.S. manufacturing jobs and new technology developments in retail logistics. Grab your sunglasses and dive in to this week’s TIP list for all of the hottest industry trends!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 14, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Although we concluded our 15th annual Shipper Symposium last week, we still have the most essential trends impacting the transportation industry on our minds. During the event, we heard from demographers, economists and other leaders on the most pressing industry issues – and this week’s TIP List continues that learning, covering the future of Amazon shipments, the influence of blockchain on the supply chain and NAFTA’s impact on manufacturing in Mexico.

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 30, 2017

    - by Transplace

    We are extremely excited for our 15th annual Shipper Symposium kicking off next week! It’s no coincidence this week’s TIP List features many of the timely transportation and supply chain topics that will be highlighted at our event. From recent news on NAFTA, to the future of TMS technology within supply chains, this week’s list is a great preview of what we’ll be covering at Shipper Symposium next week!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 9th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Although there will be plenty of opportunities to search for hidden eggs at your Easter celebration this weekend, our TIP List presents quite the opposite, as it includes this week’s most noticeable trends impacting the transportation industry. Highlighted are innovations in digital technology, the impact of legislation on the supply chain industry and manufacturing growth — check out all of the “can’t miss” articles in this week’s TIP list!

  • Business - Transportation
    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar Recap: Bid Activity Strategies and Trends

    Shipper Symposium Series Webinar Recap: Bid Activity Strategies and Trends

    - by Transplace

    By: Ben Cubitt, Senior Vice President, Engineering & Strategic Carrier Management, Transplace & Ratna Prabhu, Engineering Lead, Transplace

    Bid optimization and procurement are truly foundational for companies to achieve supply chain excellence and drive value. Procurement process and bid activities have a significant impact on shippers and carriers, making it critical for companies to establish good sourcing practices.

    In our most recent Shippers Symposium Series webinar, Ben Cubitt and Ratna Prabhu analyzed last year’s bidding market and shared some best practices for successful bidding in 2017. Below are a few of the highlights.

  • Shipper Symposium
    Shipper Symposium 2017

    Shipper Symposium 2017 – The 15th Year of Logistics Excellence!

    - by Transplace

    The 15th annual Shipper Symposium is quickly approaching! This year’s signature event is located at the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas on May 8-10, and you can count on some of the best and brightest transportation and supply chain industry leaders to be in attendance.

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