Category: Business - Transportation | Comments Off on 2019 Holiday Retail Rush: Meeting Customers Demand and Delivering Seamless Services
Posted by Uber Freight | December 3, 2019 | Tags: Amazon effect, Black Friday, carriers, CPG, Cyber Monday, delivery, direct-to-consumer, fleets, holidays, industry, logistics, manufacturing, retail, shippers, suppliers, supply chain, technology, Thanksgiving, transportation, trends, trucking
By: Steve Moore, Vice President, Operations, 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…
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: Business - Transportation | Comments Off on We Appreciate Our Highway Heroes – Thank You, Truck Drivers!
Posted by Uber Freight | September 10, 2018 | Tags: big rigs, carriers, delivery, freight, highways, industry, logistics, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, NTDAW, OTR, shipments, shippers, supply chain, transportation, trucking, visibility
2018 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Today kicks off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 9-15), a celebration of the 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States. Because of the hard work and dedication of these men and women, goods are delivered securely and our highways are kept safe – and we’re truly grateful…
Category: Business - Transportation, Transportation Management | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Supply Chain: How Black Friday & Cyber Monday May Impact Your Operations
Posted by Uber Freight | November 13, 2017 | Tags: CPG, delivery, direct-to-consumer, DTC, execution, fleets, forecasting, holidays, manufacturing, OTR, partners, predictive analytics, pricing, retail, supply chain, technology, Thanksgiving, transportation
By: Darren Miesner, Vice President, Operations, Transplace; Steve Moore, Vice President, Operations, Transplace and Keith Richard, Vice President, Operations, Transplace The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and the subsequent holiday season is often the start of increased capacity constraints and a precursor to the supply chain challenges that typically remain for the rest of the year….