Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

The highways are open now, but there are still flood warnings in six states: Nebraska, parts of neighboring South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota, plus eastern Arizona and western Mississippi. National Average Freight Rates.

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 is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Arizona.

Reefer freight sizzles in South Texas

DAT Solutions

As we get closer to Christmas, a larger proportion of fresh fruit and vegetables are imported from Mexico through a handful of border crossings in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.

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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. Understanding Freight Cost. The cost of shipping is called the freight rate. Generating the Cost of Freight. Arizona.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Arizona.

Chuck Intrieri Executive Profile

The Logistics of Logistics

Chuck has significant operational experience having served as the Chief Procurement officer for The Schwinn Bicycle Company, Ping Golf, Troy Built as well as a procurement officer for Maricopa County Arizona. Evolve Dental Technologies, Inc, Virtu USA, and many other large and medium sized companies in Illinois, Michigan, Arizona and Orange County, CA. Experienced logistics and supply chain consultant, Chuck Intrieri is a new contributor to TheLogisticsofLogistics.com.

6 Future Technologies that will Change Transportation and Trucking Forever!

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Unfortunately, Uber recently suspended their tests after one of their vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona in March 2018. SCM #SupplyChain #Logistics #Distribution #Technology #Freight #Transportation. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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Guest Post: Texas Now the Number 1 State for Refrigerated Freight Volume

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Texas is now the number one state for refrigerated freight volume on DAT Load Boards, surpassing California by a wide margin. state, there is a marked shift in demand for refrigerated equipment on the spot truckload freight market.

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Spring Came Early in These Freight Markets

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The number of loads available on the spot market last month was also up more than 100% compared to February 2016, which is a pretty good sign that the freight recession really is over. Since the freight coming out didn’t pay very well, inbound lanes paid more.

Self-driving truck company TuSimple wins USPS contract

EFT

TuSimple has won a contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service's Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centres. TuSimple will run a series of its self-driving trucks for 22 hours each, which includes overnight driving, along the I-10, I-20 and I-30 corridors to make the trip through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

El Niño Hits California Freight, With a Double-Edged Sword

DAT Solutions

Right now, the southern desert areas of California and Arizona are picking up, as evidenced by the Hot Market Map below, reflecting load and truck posts on February 8th. California needs rain and the El Niño storm season promises to bring plenty, along with flooding and landslides.

Road to Nowhere: The Dire Status of U.S. Infrastructure

Elementum

The collapse of a major bridge on I-10 connecting California to Arizona served as a striking reminder that US infrastructure is failing and little is being done about it. Poor infrastructure slows down our nation’s supply chain, augmenting freight costs and increasing congestion.

The $4,000 Transportation Question

Talking Logistics

Is it worth overnighting that item from China just to make it to the middle of the desert in Arizona for a photo shoot? My transportation team was asked to ship a large number of bulky visual displays via air freight so that they could be shipped to stores that were already finding ways to display product without those specific items.

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics?

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

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Our investments in Southern California, combined with our significant presence in Napa Valley with our 430,000-square-foot warehouse and our locations in neighboring Arizona and Nevada, provide outstanding, unrivaled service to our customers in California and beyond," said Kyle Boyd, vice president, Southern California, for Berlin Packaging. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

3 Logistics Technology Trends in 2016: Automation Leads the Way

Cerasis

In fact, autonomous vehicles are already being used by a logistics provider in Arizona. Innovations in technology are changing how the world does business, and technology is dramatically changing how entities in the logistics industry function in nearly every aspect.

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The Benefits of Evolved Vendor Managed Inventory Model Led by Web-Based VMI

Cerasis

Inventory is then put on pallets and shipped as freight. Distributors will inbound to a manufacturer the inventory needed and transportation management, especially inbound freight management, efficiency is paramount to an effective vendor managed inventory model.

Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

Freightos

After the project was cancelled, the plane was moved to storage in Arizona. million tonnes) of loaded and unloaded freight. The rule of thumb for cargo spot rates is that air cargo is about 11 times more expensive than sea freight. Be a freight hero.

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How E-Commerce Businesses are Winning in an Amazon World

Freight Center

For freight shipments, FreightCenter offers instant online freight rates from top carriers. In addition to freight shipping (oversized shipments or shipments over 70lbs), FreightCenter also offers parcel shipping for packages under 70lbs.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

ScottsMiracle-Gro currently has warehouses connected to operations for the co-distribution of fertilizer with growing media products at 16 locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation News & Info Supply Chain Management green supply chain sustainability sustainable A new 100,000-sq.

Elementum Reports: The Most Transformative Supply Chain Technologies of the Year (So Far)

Elementum

Although the trials have since been put on hold due to an accident, in March 2018 Uber began using its self-driving trucks to ship freight regularly in Arizona. At the start of 2018, we predicted the trends and technologies that would have the greatest impact on the global supply chain. And as the year speeds into its second half and supply chains hurry to catch up with it, companies are continuously reshaping their business models to meet the digital revolution head-on.

Top Supply Chain Articles of 2015

Cerasis

As we head into 2016, we are featuring our most read articles of 2015 in our five main categories: Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation Management, and Freight. When I was Materials Manager at Maricopa County, Arizona, the second largest county in the country, I introduced Vendor Managed Inventory.

This Week in Logistics News (October 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

FedEx Freight Reports Teamsters Withdraw Petition at North Harrisburg Facility. Ralph and Me (right) as Blue Men. The last time I really got dressed up for Halloween was more than twenty years ago, when my friend Ralph and I transformed ourselves into members of the Blue Man Group.

Reefer rates rise as Florida hits its stride

DAT Solutions

Freight volumes surged about 25% out of both Miami and Lakeland, FL, and some lanes about of Florida saw rates jump as much as 85¢ per mile. California - Overall, California has been slower than usual, with freight volumes down about 3%, due to heavy rain.

Elementum Reports: The Most Transformative Supply Chain Technologies of the Year (So Far)

Elementum

Although the trials have since been put on hold due to an accident, in March 2018 Uber began using its self-driving trucks to ship freight regularly in Arizona. At the start of 2018, we predicted the trends and technologies that would have the greatest impact on the global supply chain. And as the year speeds into its second half and supply chains hurry to catch up with it, companies are continuously reshaping their business models to meet the digital revolution head-on.

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

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Arizona. #7. Arizona. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report

The Latest in TMS Brokerage Capabilities

Talking Logistics

A TMS for Freight brokerage is no exception. Dave gained freight logistics operations experience at Applied Materials, a Fortune 250 manufacturer of wafer fabrication equipment, and MQA Manufacturing.

Spring surge delayed again

DAT Solutions

Flooding in the Midwest closed roads and rail lines, which will impact freight markets for weeks to come. National Average Freight Rates - March to-date. We may need to wait for April for real spring freight to hit.

2015 Truckload Contract Rates Rise, as Spot Rates Fall

DAT Solutions

In 2015, those large fleets were well positioned to handle a larger portion of the freight. As contract carriers expanded capacity, fewer loads flowed to the spot market and its freight brokers and 3PLs. Freight Rates

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6 Future Transportation Technologies That Will Change Transportation (and the Trucking Industry) Forever

Cerasis

Unfortunately, Uber recently suspended their tests after one of their vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona in March 2018. The Freight & Transportation Management Trends to Know in 2018. Modern transportation is currently experiencing major changes thanks to transformative transportation technologies.

The Best Practices of LTL Shipping

Cerasis

Unfortunately, carriers have made figuring out best practices and freight pricing difficult, but you can simplify the process if you know how to distinguish different modes of shipping, when to use less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping, and how combining LTL shipping with other modes of shipping will provide the greatest benefit. This can be a critical part of achieving rapid Freight distribution from manufacturer to distribution center to regional locations.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

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New Overtime Rules "A Slap in the Face" to Freight Brokers. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S.

Is the spot market sputtering or stabilizing?

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Reefer volumes have fallen, though, and that's also kept van rates in check since reefer trucks compete for van freight during slow periods. Here are a few lanes that moved lower: Nogales, Arizona to Dallas plunged 33¢ to $1.89/mile.

‘IL Buono, IL Brutto, IL Cattivo’

Tailwind

But it got tough as I started to slumber off and I would open one eye and wonder how Jimmy Two Times ended up hanging on the meat hook in the middle of the Arizona desert. Blog Freight Broker Trucking

Is the spot market sputtering or stabilizing?

DAT Solutions

Reefer volumes have fallen, though, and that's also kept van rates in check since reefer trucks compete for van freight during slow periods. Here are a few lanes that moved lower: Nogales, Arizona to Dallas plunged 33¢ to $1.89/mile.

Van Rates Sag, Flatbeds Add 2¢, Before Q1 Closes

DAT Solutions

It's common for shippers to hustle freight out the door before the quarter ends, and this is the deadline. Load-to-truck ratios were highest along the East Coast, and in much of the Sun Belt, as freight moves into position for “last mile” trips to the major population centers.