Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. 3PL Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain Risk Management Black Friday cargo theft

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Georgia’s Life Sciences Industry to Benefit from Agreement Between Atlanta and Amsterdam Airports

Logistics Trends and Insights

This week’s Freightwaves article looks at the recent agreement between Atlanta’s airport and Schiphol, Amsterdam’s airport. Air Cargo Pharmaceuticals Europe Life Sciences U.S.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft? As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments.

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The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

The following week, I am speaking at the Ortec, Optimus Event in Atlanta , the RIS News event in Orlando , and the Demand-Driven Institute Event in Houston. Uncategorized cargo global trade inventory ports supply chain visibility

Chainalytics and Drewry partner to create Ocean Buying Group for small and medium sized shippers

CHAINalytics

Atlanta, GA, 02 March 2018 – Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, and Drewry, the global shipping consultancy, have partnered to launch an innovative ocean freight procurement solution for shippers.

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

The major lanes between Houston/LA (I-10 Corridor), Chicago/Ohio, NJ/Eastern PA, and Atlanta remains the same with ample capacity however lead times have shortened. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Some ORC activity happens before merchandise ever reaches stores, with 29% of retailers saying they had been the victim of cargo theft that occurred along their supply chains.

Will sub-zero temps stall trucking operations?

DAT Solutions

Cargo can also be damaged by the cold. If there are delays, or the truck is stranded on the highway, the cargo could be ruined. Reefers protect freezable cargo. Large swaths of the U.S.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. Helen works and lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Van freight gears up for the holidays

DAT Solutions

On the other end of the supply chain, Atlanta volumes also rose 13% and rates are stabilizing in that market. The threatened strike by UPS Freight (LTL) may already be causing shippers to divert their cargo to other channels.

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Air shipments were re-routed through surrounding hubs—Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas/Fort Worth. The security and timeliness of your freight are of the utmost importance, which is why air cargo takes extra precautions to make sure your shipment is safely on its way. This includes relocating personnel, moving equipment—cars, cargo, and locomotives—out of harm’s way, and rerouting cargo on its way to its delivery point through other rail hubs.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Revenue: $74.969 billion (12 months ending March 31, 2020), $74.094 billion (2019) Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia, USA CEO: Carol Tome 2. It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world.

The Opportunities of Digitalization in Chemical Logistics

Talking Logistics

Shipments consist of general cargo, partial or full loads or – in the case of samples – small parcel shipments. In his previous position, Chris was a Senior Account Manager for the Nolan Transportation Group, a 3PL based in Atlanta, GA.

This Week in Logistics News (February 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Government to import or export cargo. Transplace’s Ben Cubitt was quoted in the article: Many truck shipments leaving cities such as Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas have been delayed two to three days after each storm, says Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of logistics company Transplace.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

The order states that you leave Missouri with the 5000 kilograms, drop 2000 kilograms in New York, then head towards Atlanta and drop around 1800 kilograms there and finally, the remaining 1200 kilograms need to be dropped in Washington.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

billion of cargo, decreasing 1.97% from October 2015 and the lowest level since February 2011. billion of cargo, decreasing 1.13% from October 2015 and the lowest level since June 2011. Rental rates for warehouse space averaged $4.30/SF in Atlanta, up 12.86% from the previous quarter.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

The conference is primarily focused on cargo owners, transportation management, analytics and technology companies, and most importantly, this conference’s participants are the first to hear the results from the 2019 Third Party Logistics Study. MODEX 2020 NO COST Dates: March 9 – 12, 2020 in Atlanta, GA MODEX is held on the opposing years as ProMat, and it is among the largest trade shows around the globe.

Rebuilding Efforts Fuel Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Baltimore rates rose sharply after Irma, likely due to ocean cargo that was diverted from Miami and Savannah. Tampa to Atlanta remains the weakest of the high-volume flatbed lanes, since inbound load counts from Atlanta are still well above normal.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

The conference is primarily focused on cargo owners, transportation management, analytics and technology companies, and most importantly, this conference’s participants are the first to hear the results from the 2019 Third Party Logistics Study.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

DAT Solutions

Even from a great distance, three September storms had an impact on California cargo in mid-October. Cargo ships were re-routed or delayed en route to and from ports from Savannah to Baltimore. to Atlanta, but other lanes out of L.A.

Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Supply Chain Nation

The article, A self-driving electric ship will replace thousands of truck trips at a Norwegian fertilizer firm , examines the benefits of autonomous ships, as well as how other companies are developing self-driving vehicles for use in their global cargo supply chains.

Here's How Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Have Affected Van Freight

DAT Solutions

That doesn’t mean that everything is the same as before – some cargo is not moving at all, and other types of freight are moving in higher volume because of pent-up demand. Atlanta to Lakeland , in central Florida, jumped up 25¢ to an average of $2.94

October Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

Atlanta’s overall absorption during the Q2 was, by far, the highest in the U.S. for total roll-on/roll-off cargo, and the #1 in the Nation for new automobile imports , the Port of NY/NJ is now 2nd. (in We just received the October edition of the monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. Please download your free.PDF copy directly from their website HERE.

Examining the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Supply Chain Nation

The article, A self-driving electric ship will replace thousands of truck trips at a Norwegian fertilizer firm , examines the benefits of autonomous ships, as well as how other companies are developing self-driving vehicles for use in their global cargo supply chains. Kanell’s article, How Home Depot is winning while retail loses , on AJC.com explores the reasons behind the Atlanta-based retailer’s post-recession success.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

billion of cargo, decreasing 1.6% billion of cargo, decreasing 3.3% AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% Source: www.bloomberg.com/quote/BDIY:IND ) (The Baltic Dry Index is an index that tracks and averages worldwide international shipping prices of various dry bulk cargoes.). MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 1.0%

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Few hot spots remain for reefers

DAT Solutions

Expect a rush of reefer demand this week in areas hit by sub-zero temperatures, as shippers attempt to prevent sensitive cargo from freezing. McAllen to Atlanta prices also slipped, but that lane may pick up this week in the run-up to Super Bowl Sunday.

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36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In 2017, the company gained bonded status for its Bajio Logistics Center in Mexico, enabling customers to store cargo securely without immediately paying duty and taxes. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

DAT Solutions

Ships arrived late, and containers were unloaded and drayed to warehouses late, so that cargo is finally heading east and north. to Atlanta and Seattle , however. Some shippers preferred to deliver cargo there by sea, bypassing the Los Angeles-area ports altogether.

How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Freight Rates?

DAT Solutions

For example, you can expect to see a lot more than the usual number of westbound loads on DAT load boards out of Atlanta, Charlotte and Greenville , SC in the next week or two. Even if you’re not planning to go anywhere near Texas or Louisiana, you might be affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Rates Rise Unexpectedly in Early August

DAT Solutions

Those lanes are associated with retail, and the cargo may include last-minute merchandise for the back-to-school season. For load volume, Los Angeles moved up to number 1, replacing Atlanta , which now occupies the number-2 slot, with Dallas hanging on in third position.

Van Rates Peak in July, Flatbed Prices Rise in Southeast

DAT Solutions

Memphis had more loads last week, as it replaced Houston as the number 3 market for load availability, following Atlanta and Dallas. Rates were hurt by changes in the mix of cargo.

Freight Abounds, but Rates Return to July Levels

DAT Solutions

The decline is a normal seasonal trend, reflecting a change in the mix of cargo and lanes. Charlotte and Atlanta also lost traction. We expected the sizzling hot freight market to cool off a little, and it did.

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What You Need to Know About Electronic Vehicle Efficiency in Fleets

GTG Technology Group

to design a truck that has the same cargo space and carrying capacity as the fuel-based trucks that it currently uses. The first routes will be through Los Angeles, Dallas, and Atlanta. What You Need to Know About Electronic Vehicle Efficiency in Fleets. The idea of using electronic vehicles in their fleets because of the potential for reduced maintenance and fuel costs attracts many fleet owners.

This Week in Logistics News (June 13-17, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Uber for shipping startup Roadie picks up $15 million investment from UPS, others (Atlanta Business Chronicle). law [as] a simple and efficient solution for assuring the continued smooth flow of export cargoes.”

This Week in Logistics News (February 8-12, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Future of brokerage: Cargo Chief to bet on pay for time ( Overdrive ). The report envisioned a global delivery network that controls the flow of goods from factories in China and India to customer doorsteps in Atlanta, New York and London.