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.

Unified TMS Thru Integration Enables Profitability

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The overwhelming majority of motor carriers and shippers use a transportation management system (TMS) to gain insights into supply chain management and keep freight spend under control. According to Sean Kilcarr of FleetOwner, the statistic has risen from 62% in 2005 to 91% in 2018. Unfortunately, “only 33% of motor carriers operating under 10 trucks.read More. The post Unified TMS Thru Integration Enables Profitability appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B YRC Freight has 9.2% YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. Reddaway became a part of YRC Worldwide in 2005. Reddaway became a part of YRC Worldwide in 2005. Holland became a part of YRC Worldwide in 2005. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People. YRC Freight also covers Guam, U.S.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Houston is also a major freight hub for rail and sea traffic, as well as trucking, including trade with Mexico by land and with South America and other regions by sea. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

How High Driver Turnover in Less Than Truckload Carriers Impacts Shippers’ Freight Spend

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Understanding industrywide turnover rates for trucking is essential to reducing freight spend for shippers. The turnover rate was 136 percent throughout the trucking industry in 2005, but smaller fleets and Less Than Truckload carriers have typically experienced fewer problems with drivers, reports FreightWaves.com. Shippers that want to create positive relationships with drivers, and therefore carriers, should follow these tips: Make freight attractive.

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

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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. However, shippers need to continue working to help the freight driver shortage. Freight

IMO 2020 is Here. Are You Ready?

Supply Chain Game Changer

Under this regime, the primary responsible party in the freight market will be the vessel owner or operator. If you follow the previous IMO holdings the first reduction came in 2005 by set a limit of 4.5% New fuel will likely cost more than current bunker fuels and fuel surcharges will likely be added by carriers & its expected to increase freight rates by at least 15% to 30% in 2020. will also need to update freight tariffs accordingly. Subscribe Here!

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

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Why this book rocks: Whether you focus on ocean, air, truck, barge or rail freight, it’s probably a steam engine that’s making it all work. 2005). Read this if you’re interested in: What the important freight shipping origins and destinations of the future will be. Freight moved around the world moves so much more efficiently when data moves between supply chain components better. Freight Insights

This Week in Logistics News (July 8-12, 2013)

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Freight Shipments Rose 1.2% The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 1.2 The May level is the highest the index has been this year, “and is the second highest all-time level exceeded only by December 2011 and equal to the January 2005 level before the recession.”. My cousin Lenny shared this photo on Facebook (the boys are not us, although the socks and shorts look familiar) with the following comment: “If u know about this game, u lived a great childhood.”

Air Cargo Tech Is Falling Behind. It Doesn’t Have to.

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JOIN OVER 1,000 TOP FORWARDERS AND CARRIERS AUTOMATING AIR FREIGHT. DISCOVER AIR FREIGHT SOLUTIONS. Get Air Freight Standardized. An IATA workgroup for XML messaging dates back to September 2005 but has yet to finish the job of converting all the old EDI message standards to XML. Get Air Freight Dynamic. Get Air Freight Connected. Get Air Freight Customer Facing. Freight Insights Logistics Technology

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1980s Freight Matching Secret Weapon: High School Students

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When Jim Syfan, CEO of Syfan Logistics , first started working in the freight brokerage business in the 1970s, there were no load boards, no desktop computers, no internet. By 2005, Turbo Logistics had grown from its four original employees to around 300, and had gross revenue of $150 million.

Reimagine Supply Chain of the Future – agile, resilient, and balanced – LogiSYM July 2020

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States in 2005, Cisco executives created a business continuity-planning dashboard to mitigate risks. Let me start with a quote from a great leader!!

The Platform Economy Powered by Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

Agility Logistics has also jumped in by partnering with ExpandCart and its online shipping platform, Shipa Freight to “help merchants and social sellers to establish online stores, choose their own shipping, fulfillment and delivery solutions.” trillion in market capitalization worldwide and would account for 25% of the world’s entire economy by 2020, up from 15% in 2005.

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight

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Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight. Two major emitting industries, international freight and aviation, had been exempted from COP21 on a technicality. And that situation might have suited some of the industry’s old brigade, who see green freight as a distraction. Carbon Freight Emission Statistics. The freight industry accounts for about 10% of all emissions. Freight makes up 16% of US corporate greenhouse gas emissions.

This Week in Logistics News (July 13-17, 2015)

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Cass Freight Index June 2015 Report. It’s crazy to think that freight going all the way from Asia to Eastern and Gulf ports is the best option for some importers, but China is actually the main instigator behind the supply chain shift. With a July 31 deadline to extend highway funding, the House approved this week an $8 billion bill to extend federal transportation funding through December 2015 — the 34th highway funding patch since 2005.

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Savings Through Container Transport Planning

Logistics Viewpoints

It wasn’t until 2005 when the International Maritime Office (IMO) established industry standards for more consistent loading, transporting, and unloading of goods in ports throughout the world, saving time and resources. Regular, dry freight containers typically cost between $1750 and $2000 and are owned by either […].

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

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Transportation and freight costs are reduced. Since 2005, U.S. Premium freight capacity improves. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward

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The only time it was higher was in December 2005, when it had briefly crossed $15. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post The Changing Face of Manufacturing: How US Manufacturers are Looking Homeward appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis This is the first post in a two part series on the “Changing Face of Manufacturing.”

Logistics Industry’s Slow Economic Comeback Continues in Spite of Challenges

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Further analysis shows that 2010 was about on par with 2005, and still well below the pre-recession years. Penske Logistics delivers value through design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing, and international freight forwarding and carrier management. Associations Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Inventory Professional Communications Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives costs cscmp industry logistics transportation

The Better Goal: More Fuel Efficient Trucks or Using Fewer Trucks?

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Back in 2012, for example, Walmart highlighted in its 2012 Global Responsibility Report how it improved the efficiency of its private fleet by almost 69 percent in 2011 compared to its 2005 baseline. For related commentary, see Transportation Collaboration: Optimizing Freight Costs by Sharing Capacity and 5 Principles for Greener Freight. Last Friday, the U.S.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Going to Market with Your Transportation RFP

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Only motivation is to save money on freight rates. RFP’s give you the opportunity to negotiate/award freight rates that will have a major impact on your budget for the year. Think outside the box, and look for opportunities to leverage continuous moves or dedicated operations to lower freight expense.

This Week in Logistics News (June 24-28, 2013)

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ATA Releases Latest Freight Forecast, Projecting Strong Trucking Growth. This purchase is part of the company’s efforts to improve the fuel efficiency of its vehicle fleet 30 percent by 2020 (compared to 2005). Freight Forecast to 2024 , which projects an overall increase in freight volumes for all modes of more than 20 percent and an increase in the amount of freight moved by trucks. According to the forecast, overall freight revenue will grow by 63.6

Doing Business in Thailand

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Thailand’s 63 paved airports moved 2,134,149,001 mt-km of freight in 2015. In addition to its well-developed air freight infrastructure, Thailand also has a modern and robust transportation infrastructure of paved roads, rail and waterways. In the years since 2005, Thailand has endured much political unrest including a military coup in 2006. Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

The first delivery of commercially viable and available alternative jet fuels is anticipated in 2020.That is part of an overall vehicle efficiency goal of a 50% reduction (from a 2005 baseline) by 2025. Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI. For a long time now, corporations and their supply chains have been required to prove that they are acting in a sustainable, environmentally-friendly way.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Supply Chain Planning: 4 Essential Year End Questions to Ask Yourself

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We will also include a bonus portion of the post to include what is the outlook for the freight marketplace in 2016 and what to consider as you start to plan for better transportation management in 2016. . BONUS: Freight and Transportation Costs Must be Considered in Supply Chain Planning. In the supply chain, you must also consider one of the largest portions of your supply chain budget: freight and transportation costs. Minding Freight Bill Audits.

This Week in Logistics News (March 4-8, 2013)

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Transite announced that it is merging with 3Gtms, which will effectively double the size of the company and bring on board a team of experienced TMS managers and developers, including CEO Mitch Weseley who has a long history in the TMS market (he was the founder of G-Log, which was bought by Oracle in 2005, and he was also the founder of Weseley Software Development Corp.,

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

In the space of two minutes and 49 seconds, the title sequence of the film Lord of War (2005) presents a step-by-step insight into the supply chain of a bullet: from copper to customer. Instead, those films merely served as an excuse to feature freight trucks travelling at high speed and the widespread destruction of police cars and houses. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

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Con-way Announces Enhancements to Driver Pay Package at Con-way Freight. North American Freight Numbers July 2014. One of the early pioneers of software-as-a-service (SaaS) transportation management systems (TMS) was Nistevo, which was acquired by Sterling Commerce in May 2006 (Sterling Commerce had become an AT&T company in late 2005). We had friends over for dinner last Friday, and the kids ran off to play hide-and-seek after eating.

Where Have The Drivers Gone?

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In 2005, however, the shortage amounted to roughly 20,000 drivers across the country. Not only does this exacerbate the shortage as there are fewer drivers hauling larger amounts of freight, but it also leads to massive supply chain issues like product shortages, extended delivery delays, and (ultimately) higher prices.

An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There were subsequent challenges in 2005 and 2007. The logistics industry offers a number of promising applications in freight yards and distribution centers. An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles.Connect. Editor’s note: This blog post originally ran on Connect. Since driverless vehicles are a relevant topic for discussion, we wanted to share it with you here on Transportfolio.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

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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. Over 40% of CFOs cited productivity as the top benefit of an effective workplace safety program.” – Chief Financial Officer survey, Liberty Mutual Insurance company , (2005). As each year comes to a close, we all look back on the year that was in reflection.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

In my 2005 book The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage (MIT Press, 2005) I wrote that continuous security, resilience and risk mitigation efforts can be hampered by their own success. I gave the example of Sun Microsystems, which suffered a spate of freight thefts in Europe. Relief and resilience. Walmart provided bottled water to communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers

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The program has been around since 2005, and grant awards have been given to different training schools and institutions throughout the country each year. Coming from a family with a history of working on industry policy, he has a particular interest in the Surety Bonding and Freight Industries and Professional Certification; he loves sharing his knowledge of the industry for JW Surety Bonds.

Beroe Founder Vel Dhinagaravel speaks at NC State on Origins of Company

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I liked working on different things, and so working with Rob involved always working on new and emerging problems. In 2005 a large software company gave us a project: They wanted to enter the ERP space but the cost for an end to end tool would be enormous, and involved too much risk. You name it: eggs and milk, chemicals, freight in Eastern Europe, craft labor in Canada, you name it!

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What Creates Jobs? Welcoming STEM Workers

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For example, one study found that from 1995 to 2005, over 52 percent of startup companies in Silicon Valley had at least one immigrant founder. Welcoming STEM Workers appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Politicians talk frequently about job creation. But what actually creates jobs is a subject of intense debate. Do we need more public spending? Fewer regulations? Smarter regulations? The answer usually depends on the audience and ignores the deeper questions.