'Not Welcome Here': Amazon Faces Growing Resistance to Its Second Home

Supply Chain Brain

That proposition has united an ideologically diverse group of dissenters to Amazon’s grand HQ2 competition, ranging from rightwing organizations linked to the Koch brothers to the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). High-Tech/Electronics Business Strategy Alignment Global Supply Chain Management Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Consumer Packaged Goods Retail North America

The 10th Annual North American Supply Chain Summit

EFT

Ship From Store: An Omni-Channel Journey

Logistics Viewpoints

As I mentioned in last week’s Friday News Roundup, I spent some time in Atlanta attending the Home Delivery World, Click & Collect Show USA, and ETail Show USA joint conference.

Ridgeline Property Group to develop 728,000 sq ft logistics centre in McDonough, GA

EFT

We look forward to engaging the 300,000 to 700,000 square foot prospects looking for a strategic South Atlanta location,” said Michael Gray, President of Ridgeline Property Group. Including this project, RPG will have developed in excess of 6 million square feet of industrial product in the greater Atlanta market over the last 3 years. Located at 875 Highway 42 South in McDonough, Georgia, the building is expected to be completed in Fall 2019.

Teknowlogi Solutions Address “Back to Basics” Areas for Logistics Industry

EFT

The Tai Shipping Marketplace is an online, self-service tool delivered through the Teknowlogi platform that connects buyers of shipping rates who are looking to save money with sellers of shipping rates who are looking to make money across North America. .

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

XPO Logistics to Acquire 3PD, the Largest Provider of Heavy Goods, Last-Mile Logistics in North America. I passed on spending $1100 to fix my car A/C, so I’ve been driving around with the windows down this summer.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

July 2015 North American Freight Numbers. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

Christmas is Over. Why Are There So Many Loads?

DAT Solutions

Two of the easiest places to find a load out were Memphis , with more than 3,000 loads offered on Wednesday alone, and a ratio of 10 loads per truck; and Atlanta , with well over 4,500 loads, at a ratio of 3.9

Amazon Prime Now – The Cost of Expediting the Last Mile

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Some sortation centers, such as the one in Atlanta, will also support Prime Now customers. Sean Camarella, Andrew Kuntjoro, Niranjan Yedlapati, and Felipe Caro.

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Season’s Greetings Calendar 2016

RELEX Solutions

This year, we decided to spread the holiday joy by taking some time to do charitable activities all over Europe and North America. Excited to support the cause, the Atlanta team jumped right into replenishing shelves, managing inventory lists, and serving customers.

Demand Heats Up for Vans and Reefers

DAT Solutions

Meanwhile, look for the geographic emphasis to start shifting a little farther north, in preparation for a possible rebound in the Midwest, later in Q3. TriHaul of the Week, for Reefers: Atlanta-Chicago-Evansville-Atlanta.

Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage

EFT

Primary Event: The 16th Annual North American 3PL Summit Précis: Land O’Lakes Chief Supply Chain Officer, Yone Dewberry, told an audience at eft’s 3PL and Supply Chain Summit in Atlanta in on June 6th, “We’ve created it” (the truck driver shortage). “As

Top 10 Markets for Van Loads in First Half of 2018

DAT Solutions

The DAT load board is the largest on-demand truck load freight exchange in North America , and load posts by freight brokers and shippers are on pace to shatter even more records this year. It's been an unprecedented year on the spot market so far.

Spot Market Kept Growing in October

DAT Solutions

Atlanta, and Chicago. Rates are based on DAT RateView , with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.

Truckers Get a Raise in July

DAT Solutions

The focus is starting to shift to the north, but there are still plenty of loads available in the Southeast. Markets with rising rates include big cities like Chicago , Philadelphia , Atlanta , and Dallas. Florida is getting quieter, and now Atlanta is starting to trend down, too.

Hurricane Matthew Affects Spot Rates and Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Inbound rates could rise in hard-hit areas like North Carolina this week. Rates and volumes held steady in Chicago and Atlanta , which were numbers 2 and 3 for load posts, but demand was way down in Texas. Lots of those loads were heading to Atlanta and Florida.

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Van and Reefer Load Volumes Rise, as Flatbeds Falter

DAT Solutions

VAN TRENDS: Oregon and North Dakota are showing as dark red on the Hot States map above, due to a relative shortage of trucks, but there aren't necessarily a lot of loads available in either state. Van and reefer volume increased last week, although rates were unchanged as a national average.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - March 2016

EFT

Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 4.9% one of the largest privately held transportation services companies in North America, and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority are developing a 2,700-acre tract near Rincon, Georgia. AIR FREIGHT: Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In January, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 49,799 metric tons of cargo, a 10.7% MARKET: Gross Domestic Product: The U.S.

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Freight Availability Remains High, Despite Declines

DAT Solutions

Here are a few notable trends from the past week: Outbound rates trended up in Los Angeles , but declined in Dallas, Chicago and Atlanta.

A Quick Glance Into The Logistics Market - January 2016

EFT

Unemployment Rate: The unemployment rate in America remained at 5.0% Atlanta Air Cargo Traffic: In November, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport transported 53,841 metric tons of cargo, a 4.0% MARKET: . Gross Domestic Product: The U.S. GDP increased 2.0%

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

Worth, Chicago, the Inland Empire around Los Angeles in California, Atlanta, and Detroit. . Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Region: North America Article Type: Executive InsightsRetail Sales . .

2017 Outlook: The Freight Recession is Over

DAT Solutions

Granted, some big markets like Atlanta and Dallas remained quiet this December. Track changes in spot market freight rates with DAT RateView , which offers real-time spot market rates and current contract rates on 65,000 lane pairs across North America.

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

DAT Solutions

Atlanta , Dallas and Houston are the top three markets for load posts on DAT load boards, but outbound van rates are dropping in all three place. DAT TriHaul of the Week, for Reefers: Chicago - Atlanta - Memphis - Chicago. Then find a load from Atlanta to Memphis.

Freight Rates Hold Steady, but Midwest Heats Up

DAT Solutions

On the flip side, prices keep falling in Atlanta and Dallas. Rates are based on DAT RateView, with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America. Van and reefer rates were mostly in a holding pattern last week.

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 are based on DAT RateView, with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America

What You Need to Know About Electronic Vehicle Efficiency in Fleets

GTG Technology Group

Being the largest for-hire carrier company in North America, UPS is central to any steps the transportation and shipping industry may take in an effort to become more economical. 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.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Retailers have started popping-up fulfillment centers across North America. Atlanta, Georgia. Winning eCommerce customers means fast, affordable delivery—for both you and your customers.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment - Infographic

FLEXE

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Takeaways from SMC3 Jump Start 2018 Conference

Talking Logistics

at the SMC3 Jump Start 2018 conference in Atlanta, GA. I also moderated a panel discussion highlighting the transportation management system (TMS) evaluation and selection process undertaken by Moen , the number one faucet brand in North America.

This Week in Logistics News (September 25-29, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Adds Replay Technology to Its Freight Visibility Solutions. As reported by the Star Tribune : Target is extending its next-day delivery of household essentials to eight more major markets, including New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta.