Tag: holidays

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…

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….