An early produce season is already tightening the supply of available northbound tractor-trailers coming from Mexico, Transplace's Troy Ryley says. That's a warning sign for shippers watching truck capacity closely.
24 Mar 2014
New software could help trucking companies enforce truck driver detention policies and collect fines from shippers that keep drivers waiting beyond agreed limits.
18 Mar 2014
The definition of “supply chain sustainability” has morphed significantly since it came into use 10 or 15 years ago.
18 Feb 2014
Shippers aren't convinced 2014 will bring a truckload “capacity crunch" and don't expect rates to rise that much. Carriers have a different view, based on increasing freight demand and rising costs.
29 Jan 2014
Shippers and trucking companies need to clearly spell out detention policies and penalties in contracts and tariffs if they want to avoid federal regulation, a transportation attorney warns.
17 Dec 2013
Echoing the sentiments of several transportation analysts, the logistics provider Transplace said Tuesday that shippers should prepare themselves for an environment of tighter truck capacity in 2014 given the improving economy and impact of government regulations.
28 May 2013
Transplace, a third-party logistics provider with strong roots in U.S. trucking and cross-border transportation, has been acquired by Greenbriar Equity Group, a New York-based investment firm. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
18 Apr 2013
More than 5 million commercial trucks crossed the U.S.-Mexican border in 2012, a 4.8 percent increase from 2011 that set a new record. Unfortunately, Troy Ryley says, too many tractor-trailers were headed in one direction — north.