Posts tagged with ‘productivity’

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of February 18th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nation observed President’s Day to honor the leaders of the past that have helped construct the foundation of our country. And this week’s TIP List shares some of the trends shaping the future of transportation – including the ELD mandate and how it is impacting driver productivity, and a potential increase in transportation costs currently faced by shippers. Read on for the full rundown of influential supply chain developments!

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

    Next-Gen Supply Chain Management: Making the Goal a Reality

    - by Transplace

    Conceptually, a next-gen solution that creates a more reliable, predictable supply chain is easy to envision, and the technology now exists to make it a reality. However, that’s where the simplicity in the process ends. The art and the science of getting a next-gen supply chain right is in the extensive groundwork laid for implementing a new or refreshed strategic roadmap.  Taking this on is unglamorous and gritty work that involves examining current operating and business practices and then utilizing that knowledge as a springboard to build new capabilities – using tools and technologies that simply weren’t available before.

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

    Next-Gen Supply Chain Management: There is No Single Solution

    - by Transplace

    Major transformational change in supply chain and logistics is certainly not a frequent occurrence, but it has happened with regularity throughout history. For example:

    The advent of the steam engine and the related rise of railway and steamship lines.
    The invention of diesel and turbine engines resulting in the supplanting of steam-powered vehicles with oil-fueled locomotives, trucks and airliners.
    The construction of limited-access super highways and the rise of trucking services.

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