Posts tagged with ‘regulations’

  • International Logistics

    Logistics Update: Join Us for Our Mexico Customs Webinar Series

    - by Transplace

    Logistics Update: Join Us for Our Mexico Customs Webinar Series The international trade community often faces new challenges due to…

  • Business - Transportation

    Key Takeaways from the 2019 Transplace Carrier Advisory Board Meeting

    - by Transplace

    One of the great things about an advisory board, one where you have encouraged the participants to be open and communicate freely, is that you can get the scoop on the real issues facing an industry. This was the case at our recent Transplace Carrier Advisory Board, held in conjunction with the 2019 Transplace Carrier Symposium. While the symposium is all about education and honoring our 32,000+ carriers, the advisory board is by design a much smaller venue to allow more informal feedback. Our goal for talking with a small group of about 20 select carriers is to help us grow and learn how to be better partners. Throughout the meeting, there were several consistent themes, a few which I will share below. .

  • Events

    2019 Carrier of Choice Excellence Award Winners: Helping Deliver Success to Transplace Customers

    - by Transplace

    Last week, we held our annual Carrier Symposium in Allen, Texas, which brought our carrier partners together for education, collaboration, and appreciation. This year’s event focused on the latest issues impacting the transportation industry, including capacity, ELDs, regulatory changes, and the driver shortage. In addition, attendees had an opportunity to share new insights and discuss ways to improve shipper-carrier relationships through “preferred shipper” and “preferred carrier” initiatives, and how to leverage technology innovations to improve efficiency and real-time freight visibility.

  • Business - Transportation

    Logistics Alert: What the New IMO 2020 Emissions Standards Mean for the Shipping Industry

    - by Transplace

    Earlier this year, we shared some important information about the International Maritime Organization (IMO) announcing a new standard regarding the acceptable levels of sulfur oxides (SOx) emissions in bunker fuel – all in an effort to reduce air pollution from container ships. With less than six months to the full implementation of the emissions standard, there is still uncertainty throughout the global shipping industry about its overall impact. In this post, I’ll examine what shippers need to know about the new fuel guidelines and discuss how it could affect their business.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Over the past few weeks, a number of new regulations and key pieces of legislation have been the main focus of the transportation news landscape. This week’s TIP List highlights some of these industry discussions, including the potential impact of tariffs on Mexico products entering the U.S. and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of May 19th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    For many recent graduates, now is a great time to celebrate current accomplishments and prepare for future endeavors. And this week’s TIP List is also looking ahead by examining some of the industry trends on the horizon, including proposed legislation for improving infrastructure and the potential impact of blockchain technology on transportation.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of April 14th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Although there will be many opportunities to search for hidden eggs during this weekend’s Easter celebration, our TIP List this week presents quite the opposite. The stories included are some of the most noticeable trends impacting transportation, such as a positive projection for the freight market and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting more than $1 trillion for infrastructure improvements.

  • Shipper Symposium

    Shipper Symposium 2019 – Take Your Supply Chain to a New Dimension!

    - by Transplace

    The 17th annual Shipper Symposium is coming up fast! Join us at this year’s signature event on May 6-8, 2019, at the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Texas. You can expect some of the best and brightest leaders from the transportation and supply chain industries to be in attendance at this 48-hour event, and we hope you’ll be there to learn the latest industry info impacting your organization!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of March 3rd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Daylight Saving Time begins this upcoming Sunday, and despite losing an hour of sleep, our clocks will “spring forward” one hour to maximize some much-needed sunshine. Likewise, this week’s TIP List has a particularly bright outlook; including news on the growing freight business and the projected increase to the size of the global supply chain analytics market. Don’t waste any time – check out the articles below!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 27th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Are you ready for some football? This weekend, the Patriots and Rams are facing off in the Super Bowl and many are weighing in with predictions and placing bets on who will come out victorious. Likewise, this week’s TIP List features some sure winners in logistics and supply chain news, including updates on trucking regulations and the Truck Tonnage Index increase in 2018.

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