Posts tagged with ‘peak season’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 17th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This week, college basketball’s tournament to crown its national champion is set to begin. And in honor of March Madness, we’ve curated this week’s hoops-inspired TIP List featuring a few of the freshest transportation trends to help you face the competition. From the importance of investing in trucking technology to new ways of thinking about e-commerce – below you can find all of the articles that our selection committee has chosen as front-runners.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of August 12th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    The pre-winter peak shipping season is quickly approaching! While supply chains across North America are gearing up for the seasonal rush, this week’s TIP List includes a serious haul of news, such as the latest on transportation capacity and retail’s use of advanced technology.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 15th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This past weekend, France was crowned the World Cup champion. And just like the French soccer team, we know that supply chain success often relies on goals, game planning and an intricate strategy. Our TIP List this week covers one method to help achieve transportation excellence – OGSM (objectives, goals, strategies and measurements). Read on for all the leading industry news and trends.

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    How the Mexican Peso Is Impacting Cross-Border Transportation

    - by Transplace

    The devaluation of the Mexican peso over the past two years has been rather extreme. Two years ago, one U.S. dollar was worth about 13.5 pesos, and today it’s worth about 18. As a result of this severe drop in value, U.S. goods have become very expensive for Mexicans, and Mexican goods have become cheap for Americans. In fact, many markets across the globe have become cheaper as the dollar has gotten stronger – making these markets, including Mexico, more attractive for U.S. companies.

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

    Peak Season in Mexico: Is It Time to Rethink Your Shipping Strategies?

    - by Transplace

    Last year, the imbalance in trade between the U.S. and Mexico left shippers scrambling to find truck and rail capacity as carriers were forced to reposition empty equipment in order to meet the demand – resulting in the worst capacity shortage the market had experienced in a decade. And already in 2015, the normal pools for equipment that accrue in Mexico during the off season have yet to appear, so capacity remains tight for a number of key reasons. Additionally, there has been a devaluation of the Mexican peso in the last few months due in large part to the drop in the price of oil, which is increasing the effects of these issues even more.

  • Capacity Services

    Important Topics Facing Mexico Today: Part 2 – Transportation and Logistics

    - by Transplace

    Part two of this series discusses how some important Mexican economic topics are impacting the transportation and logistics industry, and how they’re directly affecting companies doing business there today. Here’s what’s going in the current market, how it’s going to affect both shippers and carriers alike and what to expect in the coming years:

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