Posts tagged with ‘manufacturing’

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: A Presentation of This Week’s Top Industry Trends

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 26th, 2017

    Over the weekend, the film industry celebrated this past year’s greatest pictures at the Oscars. In this week’s TIP List, let us present you with the supply chain and transportation trends you need to know – including articles that address new clarifications for implementing ELDs, supply chain automation trends and a new trade agreement from the WTO. Grab a bag of popcorn and let’s start the show!

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: This Week’s Industry Trends You’re Sure to Love

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 12th, 2017

    With Valentine’s Day taking place yesterday, sweets, greeting cards and roses are just a few of the highlights that Cupid has in store for this week’s loving holiday. And along with all of those charming holiday gifts, this week’s TIP List is here to embrace the latest transportation industry trends. With stories on recent transportation regulations, the future of the TMS market and much more, we’re sure you’re going to love all of the articles below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: This Week’s Brightest Industry Trends

    - by Transplace

    Week of February 5th, 2017

    This past weekend, Lady Gaga showcased a little extra sparkle in her Super Bowl halftime performance. Intel’s 300 shooting star drones provided the innovative lighting effects to the show; which was the first time that drone technology was used at an event of this magnitude. And just as technology helped provide some great halftime entertainment, this week’s TIP List provides some of the brightest industry trends. Keep reading for info on the appointment of Elaine Chao as the Secretary of Transportation, the effect of Trump’s industry regulation reductions and more!

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    From Field to Fork: The Future of the Cold Chain

    From Field to Fork: The Future of the Cold Chain

    - by Transplace

    By: Jay Moss, President, Specialized Services, Transplace

    With winter temperatures fully upon us, it’s a great time to take a look at all of the latest cold chain industry trends. Recently, this sector has seen some shifts with the ongoing implementation of new regulations and continuing advances in technology. Below are a few choice trends, challenges and changes within the cold chain sector that are having a prevalent impact on the outlook of the industry.

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    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.

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 15th, 2017

    - by Transplace

    Over the weekend, we saw space exploration technology company SpaceX successfully send 10 satellites off into orbit. And just like this launch has revolutionized space technology, this week’s TIP List stars a number of articles — including the revolutionary changes that cloud computing technology is bringing about in the retail industry, the latest TMS trends and some long-term projections for the transportation industry. Take a voyage through all of the top industry articles in this week’s TIP list!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Looking Ahead to 2017: Economist Brian Beaulieu Shares Key Positive Economic Indicators

    - by Transplace

    At our 14th annual Shipper Symposium last May, economist and keynote speaker Brian Beaulieu discussed the future of the domestic and global economy. Beaulieu, the CEO of ITR Economics, spoke about current economic trends in manufacturing, retail, oil, gas, automobile, trucking and chemical. He believes that these industries can serve as leading indicators for predicting the future of the economy —and as we’re heading into 2017, we wanted to dig deeper into these indicators. What is Beaulieu looking for that may indicate positive growth in the new year? Keep reading for the highlights he shared at Shipper Symposium.

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

    Expanding Our North American Footprint: Transplace Acquires Lakeside Logistics

    - by Transplace

    Last week, Transplace announced that it has acquired Lakeside Logistics, a Canadian-based logistics services company that delivers customized managed transportation services and solutions to help shippers optimize supply chain operations and reduce transportation costs to support business goals.

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    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of November 6th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    We appreciate all that our servicemen and women do for our country each and every day, but we are especially grateful this Friday as we observe Veterans Day. And this week, our TIP List looks at some of the ways that the transportation industry can join forces to help combat some of its biggest concerns. Below, you’ll find a full formation of these stories, such as cargo theft, the ELD mandate and consolidation in the shipping industry. Forward march!

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    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 11th, 2016

    Get Ready for Pack Expo 2016!

    - by Transplace

    Chicago’s McCormick Place is all prepped and ready to go for Pack Expo 2016! At next week’s event, there will be over 2,300 exhibits and a whopping 50,000 expected attendees. And a number of different industries, including supply chain, manufacturing and retail will be represented at the show to deliver new information about the packaging industry and showcase innovative packaging expertise. As we prepare for the event, we wanted to share some fun facts about the Windy City and its connection to the packaging industry. For example, did you know that Chicago is the U.S. leader in the food manufacturing industry? Check out that stat and more in the infographic below!

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