The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping


E-commerce has radically changed the way we look at shipping. When Amazon first got off the ground back in 1997, waiting a week or two for a book was par for the course, and that was assuming that the item was being shipped domestically. How Overnight Shipping Actually Works. and is transported to the nearest cargo-shipping airport. What makes Overnight Shipping so Affordable? The demanding future of shipping will be built on the scaffolding created in the past.

Van Horne Institute Considers Alaska Transport Route, and Weighs Trump’s Plans for Keystone XL


The Van Horne Institute is recognized both within Canada and internationally as one of North America’s leading research institutes focused on transportation, supply chain and logistics, regulatory affairs and information and communications, as measured through its contributions to the strategic decision-making and implementation processes in the public and private sectors. He discussed the need for consideration of public policy in any strategic logistics decision.

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Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid


The logistics industry is one of the greatly effected. Houston shipping channels and ports at Corpus Christi and Galveston have been shut down. While the logistics industry has been effected by Hurricane Harvey, several companies have offered their services to humanitarian organizations. The company reportedly stopped its shipping services in the southeastern part of the state as a result of the storm.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: H ow much is the cost of freight to (insert destination) ? We’ll break it down and give you an idea of what’s involved in calculating freight cost wherever you’re shipping. The cost of shipping is called the freight rate. Even the logistics industry can’t predict what it will be. Popular Shipping Destinations.

LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion

The Logistics of Logistics

Old Dominion also provides household moving services, white glove services, and trade show shipping as part of their expedited division. Old Dominion ’s service area includes all of the United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. The post LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion. Old Dominion is the fifth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.1B

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll


This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Alaska. #14. Alaska. Every delay and damaged road has a cost for logistics businesses, so this is something the industry needs to shout about and get the federal government to truly address. .