Posts tagged with ‘manufacturing’

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 30th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Daylight saving time ends this Sunday, which means we “fall back” and gain an hour of both sunlight and sleep. And that extra hour should free up a little bit of time to “fall into” this week’s TIP List. See below for all the stories, including intermodal transportation trends, news of Uber’s first self-driving truck and the impact of 3D printing on the supply chain industry.

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

    Transplace Gets Spooky with Some Sweet Halloween Statistics!

    - by Transplace

    While ghosts, goblins and scarecrows are the faces of Halloween, retail is the industry behind the mask of the holiday. Retailers rely on a web of distributors, 3PLs and various modes of transportation to work together to deliver and meet the demands of one of the most important industry holidays, Halloween. Check out the spooky infographic below for all of the sweet stats!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 23rd, 2016

    - by Transplace

    Halloween is a great time for more than just kids collecting candy — it’s also a treat for the supply chain and retail industries, as spending on the holiday is estimated to reach an all-time high this year. And we promise that there are no tricks in this week’s TIP List, which includes stories about Pack Expo’s record-breaking projections and FMCSA funding for military veterans to become truck drivers. You’re in for a transportation treat below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 16th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    It’s a busy time of year. All four major sports leagues are in play and the retail and transportation industries are gearing up for the upcoming holiday season. Luckily, this week’s TIP List has a score of stories on what trends to scout including an increase of diesel prices, how automation is impacting the supply chain and the Department of Transportation’s allocation of funds to make U.S. cities smarter – see the full line-up of these stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of October 9th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nation tuned in to the second presidential debate, where the candidates addressed questions that spoke to the future of the country. And while there are many important topics to consider when discussing the future of the United States, this week’s TIP List is also looking ahead with a few of the key trends in the supply chain. From the impact Hurricane Matthew has had on logistics and retail, to some safe driving tips for the upcoming month – check out all the stories below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of September 25th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    The leaves are changing, the weather is cooling down and fall is officially upon us. And while we’re excited about all of the festive changes that the new season brings, we’re even more thrilled about some of the positive developments that are happening in the transportation industry. This week’s TIP List includes new logistics innovations, changing FMCSA regulations and increasing retail sales. Dive in to all of the details below!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 7th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio are off to an explosive start, and the U.S. is currently leading the pack with an impressive 28 medals so far. And while you might have seen some of the amazing performances in swimming and gymnastics this week, you may have missed some of the most important stories in the transportation industry. Our TIP List is here to help with all of the latest news in supply chain performance!

  • Weekly TIP List
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 31st, 2016

    - by Transplace

    The months leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio have been filled with much anticipation and a little bit of angst, but the action finally gets underway with the opening ceremonies on Friday. In honor of the dedicated athletes who will be dazzling viewers all over the world, this week’s TIP List showcases some winning transportation stories. Below, you’ll find info about the ongoing truck driver shortage, a controversial rail switching proposal and a surprise inspection blitz. Let the games begin!

  • Miscellaneous
    Weekly Transportation TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 24th, 2016

    - by Transplace

    After the epic conclusion of the more than 2,000 mile Tour de France this weekend, we’ve been thinking about the intricate twists and turns of the challenging path to a more efficient global supply chain. Our TIP list this week covers the Canadian International Roadcheck, delays in the FMCSA Unified Registration System and Amazon “perches” for drone delivery. Check out the latest below!

  • 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.

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