Posts tagged with ‘technology’

  • Business - Transportation

    2019 Holiday Retail Rush: Meeting Customers Demand and Delivering Seamless Services

    - by Transplace

    In the last several years, there has been a significant shift in consumer behavior, creating extensive growth in e-commerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping (sometimes called the “Amazon Effect”). This has led to an increased expectation for products to be delivered within one to two days, which can make the holidays a stressful time for supply chain professionals.

  • Business - Transportation

    Designing Your Business to Meet Customer Expectations

    - by Transplace

    The modern business world has brought many new innovations, and the transportation industry has become a beneficiary to a number of these changes over the past few years. And while technology is one obvious aspect of industry evolution, it could be argued that the most impactful change to affect the industry is the expectations of the end consumer.

  • Business - Transportation

    How to Put Data Science to Work for Your Supply Chain

    - by Transplace

    Driving operational growth and increasing supply chain efficiency in today’s ever-changing business world is a top priority for many companies. In order to grow in a rapidly evolving marketplace, organizations must possess the ability to use advanced algorithms and data analytics to generate the next wave of supply chain value.

  • 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. .

  • Business - Transportation

    Innovation and the Role of TMS for Dangerous Goods

    - by Transplace

    Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at Labelmaster’s Dangerous Goods Symposium, a forum to share the latest in dangerous goods regulatory updates, innovation, training best practices and practical solutions to keep companies up-to-date on the latest hazmat shipping regulations. During my presentation, I discussed innovation and the role of Transportation Management Systems (TMS) in the dangerous goods supply chain, sharing both the challenges and opportunities within the industry while highlighting the technologies available to help shippers manage these goods safely and efficiently.

  • Business - Transportation

    C-TPAT: An Update to Supply Chain Security and Trade Compliance

    - by Transplace

    In today’s ever-chaining business environment, organizations are faced with ongoing security challenges. It’s crucial for shippers to understand any potential risks to their supply chains and establish security plans—and one significant way to proactively protect their operations is by becoming a member of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of July 7th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    We’re over halfway through 2019 and there has already been a number of memorable moments and highlights. And with Q3 underway, our TIP List is here with the latest industry trends to help keep you in the know for the rest of the year. Featured articles range from HOS rule changes to recent shipping challenges at the border crossing in Laredo, Texas – read on for more news on what’s impacting transportation.

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 30th, 2019 As you look forward to the hot dogs, hamburgers and potato chips…

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 23rd, 2019

    - by Transplace

    This past Friday marked the first official day of summer and the longest day of the year. And as the weather heats up, there’s no shortage of hot topics arising in the transportation industry. This week’s TIP List takes a look at the latest news surrounding the USMCA and the value that a managed transportation service provider can bring to shippers. Dive in below for all of the sizzling industry news!

  • Weekly TIP List

    Transportation TIP List: Week of June 16th, 2019

    - by Transplace

    According to the National Retail Federation, some of the top gifts given during Father’s Day include clothing and gift cards. But no matter what you gave your dad this past weekend, our gift to you is the TIP List—this week featuring articles about the future of the 3PL industry and how disruptive technology is helping shippers and carriers improve collaboration. Read on for the full list!

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