Posts tagged with ‘regulations’

  • 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.

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of January 20th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This week, the nominations for the 91st Annual Academy Awards were announced, highlighting the greatest cinematic achievements from the past year. And just like the Oscars, some of the premier trends within the supply chain industry are headlining this week’s TIP List – including regulations to watch in 2019 and the recent increase in rail traffic. See who snagged our nominations for this week’s top story!

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

    Transportation TIP List: Week of December 9th, 2018

    - by Transplace

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! This chilly holiday season also brings with it a sense of winding down before the start of the New Year – and, it’s also the perfect season for making predictions for 2019 and beyond. This week’s TIP List captures transportation’s future forecast, including the potential impact of international tariffs on trucking and what’s in store for blockchain technology. Jump in to the stories below for the full outlook!

  • Industry News

    Food Safety Compliance & Inspections: What Shippers Need to Know

    - by Transplace

    The Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food (STHAF) Rules have been out for some time now, published under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act on February 5, 2014, with the final rule taking effect beginning April 6, 2017. These rules established criteria that apply in determining whether food is to be deemed adulterated because it has been transported or offered for transport by a shipper, carrier by motor or rail vehicle, or receiver engaged in the transportation of food under conditions that are not in compliance with the sanitary food transportation regulations.

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