Category: Business - Transportation, Capacity Services, Transportation Management | Comments Off on Happy Halloween – The Sweetest Supply Chain Moments (So Far)!
Posted by Uber Freight | October 31, 2018 | Tags: analytics, big data, capacity, carriers, Cross-border, industry, intermodal, logistics, managed services, manufacturing, Mexico, outsourcing, rail, retail, SaaS, services, shippers, software, suppliers, supply chain, tariffs, technology, trade, transportation, trends, truck drivers, trucking
For many children, one of the most exciting parts of Halloween is dressing up and trick-or-treating to collect as much candy as possible. And there’s certainly no doubt that the holiday is a delightful time for kids – but have you ever thought about its substantial impact on U.S. retailers, manufactures and supply chains? This…
Category: Business - Transportation, Industry News, Transportation Management | Comments Off on Q3 2018 Quarterly Industry Report
Posted by Uber Freight | October 29, 2018 | Tags: 2018, capacity, chemical, CPG, diesel, economy, fuel, industry, intermodal, manufacturing, market, quarterly industry report, rates, report, retail, stats, tonnage, transportation, trends, trucking, truckload
With only a few months left in 2018, there are a number of key market trends and industry conditions left to explore – especially with the jam-packed holiday season coming up for organizations in the retail space and beyond. In addition to the anticipation of the peak holiday shipping season, recent events such as Hurricane…
Category: International Logistics | Comments Off on A New Deal – Updating North America’s Trade Agreement
Posted by Uber Freight | October 19, 2018 | Tags: Canada, capacity, carriers, challenges, collaboration, Cross-border, delivery, infrastructure, intermodal, logistics, Mexico, NAFTA, shippers, trends, truckload, USMCA
By: Jose Minarro, Senior Vice President of Customs in Mexico, Transplace For now, it’s only been agreed upon via a handshake, but the United States, Mexico and Canada have made a deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – which will now be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). However, while it…
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on How Powerloop Helps Unlock Access to Power-Only Loads
Posted by Uber Freight | October 17, 2018
The freight industry is changing and growing. This is particularly true for trucking.
Category: Business - Transportation, Transportation Management | Comments Off on Logistics Management Report: Making the Case for Managed Transportation Services
Posted by Uber Freight | October 15, 2018 | Tags: 2018, capacity, carrier relations, data, economy, ELD rule, freight, industry, managed transportation services, market, operations, report, retail, shipment visibility, stats, supply chain, technology, transportation, trends, trucker’s market, trucking
In the current freight market, it truly is “survival of the fittest.” Industry challenges such as the driver shortage, capacity imbalances, government regulations and an overall robust economic condition are all creating havoc on transportation costs. Companies are grappling with new standards of velocity, market choice and cost for their products and consumers are demanding…
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on Building a Better App Experience For Carriers
Posted by Uber Freight | October 11, 2018
In an industry where every single load counts, we aim to take the headache and inefficiency out of what is often a complex and time-consuming process.
Category: Business - Transportation, Intermodal | Comments Off on Letter from the CEO: Transplace’s Acquisition of Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal Operations
Posted by Uber Freight | October 9, 2018 | Tags: acquisition, capacity, industry, intermodal, logistics, M&A, railroad, services, shipments, shippers, supply chain, technology, transportation, visibility, Yusen
By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace Yesterday, Transplace was thrilled to announce that it acquired Yusen Logistics Americas’ intermodal marketing company/over-the-road freight brokerage group. A subsidiary of Nippon Yusen Kaisha, Yusen Logistics is a global logistics and transportation provider that established a strong, successful North American intermodal business. This acquisition expands Transplace’s intermodal and…
Category: Business - Transportation | Comments Off on Vertical Update: Manufacturing Day 2018
Posted by Uber Freight | October 5, 2018 | Tags: 3PL, Amazon effect, capacity, carrier network, carriers, efficiency, lanes, manufacturing, Manufacturing Day, Manufacturing Index, materials, optimization, procurement, savings, shippers, shortage, supply chain, transportation, transportation management, transportation network, trends, vertical update, warehouse supply
It’s Manufacturing Day! This yearly celebration of modern manufacturing occurs on the first Friday of October, and strives to address common misperceptions about the industry and give manufacturers a day to showcase what they do and examine some of the most important aspects of their world. In honor of this day, we wanted to share…