Category: Business - Transportation | Comments Off on Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Posted by Uber Freight | April 3, 2019 | Tags: border, border patrol, carriers, CBP, commerce, construction, Cross-border, Customs and Border Protection, economy, flooding, forecasting, highways, index, industry, intermodal, Laredo, logistics, logistics alert, manufacturing, Mexico, news, news alert, port of entry, rail, retail, services, shippers, spending, suppliers, supply chain, technology, trade, transportation, trends, trucking, U.S. trade, volumes
**The following is an update to the Logistics Alert blog originally posted on April 3, 2019. As stated to the press yesterday, President Trump will not be closing the U.S-Mexico border. According to Time, “Trump told reporters Thursday he would try the ‘less drastic measure’ before resorting to his standing border-closure threat.” However, border control…
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….