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.

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. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

Carbon Emissions in Logistics: The Road To Green International Freight

Freightos

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. Carbon Freight Emission Statistics. Green freight doesn’t isn’t only about technology.

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

Cerasis

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

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

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.

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

Freightos

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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.”.

1980s Freight Matching Secret Weapon: High School Students

DAT Solutions

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

By the 1960s, a clear trend had developed in shifting more time-dependent freight transportation to truck rather than rail. This led to the need for joint consideration of warehousing, material handling, and freight transportation, which emerged under the label of “Physical Distribution.”

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

Talking Logistics

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. My 15 year old Subaru has a parasite.

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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

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.

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

Cerasis

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 Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Introduces SupplierMAX to Optimize Inbound Freight. On the transportation management systems (TMS) front, Kuebix introduced SupplierMAX, “a comprehensive inbound program to increase the efficiency of inbound freight operations.” It’s 32 degrees this morning.

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

Supply Chain Network

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

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

trillion from 2005 to 2018 but reached an all-time high of about $2.13 Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22 In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States.

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

Talking Logistics

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). According to the forecast, overall freight revenue will grow by 63.6

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

Talking Logistics

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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 (March 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Back in 2008, FedEx set a goal to improve the overall fuel efficiency of the FedEx Express global vehicle fleet 20 percent by 2020, as compared with its 2005 performance.

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. Relief and resilience.

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. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

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

Talking Logistics

Con-way Announces Enhancements to Driver Pay Package at Con-way Freight. North American Freight Numbers July 2014. We had friends over for dinner last Friday, and the kids ran off to play hide-and-seek after eating.

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.

The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

By the 1960s, a clear trend had developed in shifting more time-dependent freight transportation to truck rather than rail. This led to the need for joint consideration of warehousing, material handling, and freight transportation, which emerged under the label of “Physical Distribution.”.

Where Have The Drivers Gone?

AFFLINK

In 2005, however, the shortage amounted to roughly 20,000 drivers across the country.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling & 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.

Hurricane Winds and Flooding Expected in Houston

DAT Solutions

Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans and other parts of the region in 2005, came ashore as a Category 3, but Harvey is a Category 4 and may retain that strength and speed when it makes landfall. Harvey Will Affect Fuel Prices and Freight Transportation.

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

Cerasis

The program has been around since 2005, and grant awards have been given to different training schools and institutions throughout the country each year. One of the biggest problems facing veterans leaving the military is the difficulty of finding jobs in the civilian sector.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The End of Made In China Manufacturing

Cerasis

shale gas began in 2005. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [INFOGRAPHIC] The End of Made In China Manufacturing appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

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

NC State SCRC

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

Cerasis

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.