LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books. Why this Supply Chain & Logistics Book List Rocks. 2004).

Teamsters and UPS Freight Union Members Move to Strike, UPS Freight to Shut Down in the Interim


UPS Freight, has started to empty its network of freight and is refusing inbound shipments with delivery dates after November 8, 2018, reports William B. What Happened With UPS Freight and the Teamsters Union? What’s Happening With UPS Freight Between Now and November 7?

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch!

Supply Chain Game Changer

The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. The damage from the overly active storms damaged both freight containers and trucks, and in Houston, the trucking industry is barely back to life. factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well. Logistics #SupplyChain #SCM #Freight #Business.

Freight Driver Shortage Update: Will 2017 Come to a Head & Cause Issues for Shippers?


But, the capacity crunch may have a major impact on the freight driver shortage and vice versa. The Freight Driver Shortage IS BAD and Getting Worse. Since 2005, the freight driver shortage has grown from 20,000 unfilled positions to 70,000, and some reports suggest the shortage may worsen to more than 170,000 vacancies by 2025. This contributes to a growing bleakness among the trucking industry, causing turmoil among shippers and logistics providers. Freight

Shippers Access Newly Released Enterprise Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Solution in Transportation Management System With New Partnership


(Eagan, MN) – North American third-party logistics (3PL) company, Cerasis, in partnership with Pierbridge , a leading transportation management software development company, announces the addition of multi-parcel carrier shipping management to the Cerasis Rater, a web-based transportation management system (TMS). Shippers may then choose to move freight with either option depending on what is best for the shipper at that time.

4 Logistics Technologies That Add Flexibility and Give Consumers What They Want


In 2004, only 38% of Amazon’s fulfillment capacity was within 200 miles of a major metropolitan area. Like on-demand storage, on-demand transportation allows companies to add flexibility to their existing freight strategy by crowdsourcing their costly and disruptive last mile deliveries.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016


2004=100). Cass Freight Index: The December shipments index decreased 4.9% Freight Rail: Traffic Originations of carloads in December 2015 totaled 1,219,443, a decrease of 15.6% AIR FREIGHT: . Air Freight News Clips: Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $28.9

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016


2004=100). MULTIMODAL: Cass Freight Index: The February shipments index increased 8.3% Source: Inbound Logistics). Freight Rail Traffic: Originations of carloads in February 2016 totaled 979,042, a decrease of 10.1% Source: (Average monthly price for gallons purchased by freight railroads; Includes federal excise taxes, transportation, and handling expenses). TRUCKING: Truckload Freight: The spot market for truckload freight in February decreased 2.4%

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Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2019

Talking Logistics

I got started just as the dotcom craze was taking off, with new logistics startups coming to market every day (all of them announcing they were “The world’s leading provider of X” even though they were just a few months old).

The Current State of the Shipping Capacity Crunch


The shipping capacity crunch is not a new topic, but the end of 2017 is shaping up to reveal an unprecedented crunch, reports Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. factory activity has risen to the highest levels since 2004, in response to the active hurricane season as well.

[Infographic]: How Visual Aids Can Improve Safety in the Workplace


Our aim at Cerasis continues and will always be to provide the most important information to those in the manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and logistics industry. Today we bring you some digestible information around safety in the workplace.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014


Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China


That makes China a highly attractive market for imports, if you have a logistics provider who knows how to deliver your imports. Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52 Logistics companies in China are not created equal.

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CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends! Held again in Philadelphia, this year’s event brought back memories of 2004, the year the old CLM: Council of Logistics Management became today’s CSCMP: Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals!

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace


Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. Freightera Logistics Inc. Originally launched by the US EPA in 2004, it has been administered in Canada by Natural Resources Canada since 2012.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?


Industry data for 2004 - 2013 shows an annual loss of at least $17 billion due to vacant positions, with shocking losses of around $45 billion in both 2012 and 2013. Ultimately, numerous companies found reshoring the most practical solution to overcome extreme unforeseen costs, and logistical and service issues in operating abroad.

Not Your Father’s TMS [Episode Highlights]

Talking Logistics

Last month on Talking Logistics , Adrian Gonzalez and I discussed “ Not Your Father’s TMS: Important Questions to Consider When Evaluating and Selecting a Next-Generation TMS.” The post Not Your Father’s TMS [Episode Highlights] appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles


The concept has come a long way since the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) raised the starter flag in 2004 with its first Urban Challenge, which was part of a program to develop an unmanned combat vehicle. An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles.Connect.

5 Absolutely Effective Ways to Maximize Cross-docking Performance


That’s why logistics managers always on a mission to find better and faster supply chain strategy along with solutions to cut down all kinds of supply chain costs. Fear not, logistics soldiers. Customers always demand good products with fast delivery and lower price.

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Prattman & Robin!


Riddler Logistics going in circles? And they will be writing all this great trucking softwar e and freight brokerage software and we will keep all the bad guys at bay! Blog Freight Broker Humor TruckingDon’t you hate all the hype? Everybody is always trying to sell you something!

[INFOGRAPHIC] The End of Made In China Manufacturing


In some nations with low direct-manufacturing costs, BCG found that competitiveness could be undermined by other factors, such as a difficult business environment or poor logistical infrastructure.

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California Trucking Association Combats State Contractor Test

GTG Technology Group

misclassified its employees as independent contractors since 2004. In contrast, port and freight workers are generally supportive of the ABC Test. Industry News CALIFORNIA gtg technology group logistics management technology Transportation industry TRUCKERS trucking trucking association trucking industry trucksCalifornia Trucking Association Sues State.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing: Understanding Millennial Experience in Order to Gain Talent


Editor’s Note: As an older Millennial who landed in Transportation Management & Logistics marketing, our target audience are manufacturers who ship freight. In 2004, Facebook was founded, and the future of inter-connected millennials would never be the same.

Is the Transportation Market Heading into Unprecedented Territory?

Talking Logistics

If you’ve attended any logistics conferences lately, or just tried covering a load in recent weeks, you know that the tide is turning in the transportation market. Those were just some of the questions I discussed with Mike Finn, VP of Transportation at Kenco Group in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. trucking industry is picking up speed [44 publicly announced freight movement and logistics deals within the U.S.

An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles


The concept has come a long way since the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) raised the starter flag in 2004 with its first Urban Challenge, which was part of a program to develop an unmanned combat vehicle.

Tesla and the Future of the Trucking Industry


Tesla, one of the most successful players in the recent history of the automobile industry, aims to address these issues to improve the logistics industry. Trucking is the main means for freight transportation in the United States.

This Week in Logistics News (May 16-20, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Amazon Looking to License or Acquire Freight-Management Technology (WSJ-sub. Kewill Introduces SOLAS-Compliant Freight Forwarding Solution by Integrating INTTRA eVGM Service. Back in May 2004, I wrote a post titled, “What If UPS Acquires Manhattan Associates?”