How Does Atlanta's I-85 Bridge Collapse Affect Truckloads?

DAT Solutions

The collapse of a section of a bridge section on I-85 just north of Atlanta was shocking for two reasons: No injuries were reported, and its impact on spot market truckload freight has been and probably will be muted. Here's why: The "Downtown Connector" (I-75 and I-85) in Atlanta.


BOPAW?: How BuildDirect is Delivering a Seamless Customer Experience with Warehouse Pick-Up

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this month I attended the Home Delivery World, Click & Collect Show USA, and ETail Show USA joint conference in Atlanta. Just for Fun Learning & Leadership Life Stories Logistics Trends Retail Warehousing click and collect


KANE is Aggressively Expanding Space Within its Nationwide Shared Warehouse Network

Consumer Goods Logistics

of additional space in Allentown, PA, Atlanta, GA and California’s Inland Empire. Warehouse Operations 3PL Outsourcing Fulfillment Warehouse KANE News and Awards


North American Warehouse Worker Wage Trends


In my hometown of Atlanta, April is a time of renewal, when a dormant landscape is refreshed and I set out to prepare my yard for the coming year. The post North American Warehouse Worker Wage Trends appeared first on Chainalytics.


Evolution of the Warehouse: How it Adapted to E-Commerce and New Technology Trends?


Today’s Warehouses Are Much Different Due To E-Commerce. What you might not know is the effect of e-commerce’s growth on warehouses. Well, you need to stop worrying because e-commerce has helped the warehouse industry. Flow warehouses. On demand warehouses.


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

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. According to the press release: The Stack Sleeve system can be used in the warehouse and during delivery for both route and bulk customers from one vehicle.


7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management


More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations.


Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

McLeod Software : Users Conference 2017 , September 17-19, Atlanta, GA. SMC3 : Jump Start 2017 , January 23-25, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2017 , TBA. Home Delivery World 2017 , March 14-15, Atlanta, GA. 2017 Georgia Logistics Summit , May 16-17, Atlanta, GA.


UPS launches new technology company and quick turnaround fulfilment platform


Ware2Go recruits and certifies warehouses in strategic locations, establishing a network of vetted fulfilment partners. Ware2Go manages the relationships with warehouses, merchants are onboarded, managed and can pay automatically. They have few distribution centres and could benefit from more warehouse space for rent in other areas of the US.”. Ware2Go is also a move by UPS to address a growing shortage in warehousing and distribution centre space.


Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

We’ve seen a big increase in van freight moving from Atlanta and Charlotte down into the state. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.


This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses (Bloomberg). We already see this in the consumer realm with smartphones, and in the warehouse too with voice picking technologies.


Demand Heats Up for Vans and Reefers

DAT Solutions

End-of-quarter and pre-holiday freight was even stronger than expected last week in Atlanta , Charlotte and Memphis , which were the top three markets for outbound loads on DAT load boards. TriHaul of the Week, for Reefers: Atlanta-Chicago-Evansville-Atlanta.


Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down


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.


3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

The 21st Century Supply Chain

An article in my local paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , had this interesting quote, “From aerospace to health care to consumer products to toys to medical devices, furniture … what I think you’re going to see is an explosion of use.”.


Reefers Gain Momentum, Especially in Georgia

DAT Solutions

Atlanta was a super-hot market for reefers as well as vans, thanks to all the seasonal produce leaving refrigerated warehouses and food processing plants. A lot of that produce originates in the Tifton and Macon markets in Southern Georgia, and is distributed out of Atlanta.


Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

LLamasoft : SummerCon 2018 , June 13-15, Atlanta, GA. SMC3 : Jump Start 2018 , January 22-24, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2018 , TBA (2017: June 26-28, Palm Beach, FL). Home Delivery World 2018 , April 18-19, Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 6-9, Charlotte, NC. 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit , April 9-12, Atlanta, GA. Eft 3PL & Supply Chain Summit , June 5-7, Atlanta, GA.


Are You Smarter Than a TMS?

Talking Logistics

Ace has 3 distribution warehouses (Tampa, FL; Chicago, IL; and Atlanta, GA.). Current inventory for the Le Fancy t-shirts at the warehouses are 31,000 in Tampa, 10,000 in Chicago, and 15,000 in Atlanta.


How Hurricane Florence affects freight

DAT Solutions

FEMA and other emergency responders will move freight to temporary warehouses just outside the storm zone, waiting until road conditions are stable. When disaster strikes, trucks are needed to get emergency supplies where they're needed most.


Want to Help With FEMA Loads? It's Complicated.

DAT Solutions

Trucks, warehouse space, and logistics services are needed in Florida, Georgia and even Texas, and they may be required soon in Massachusetts or New Jersey. Many freight brokers, including some of the largest 3PLs, have been charged with moving and warehousing emergency freight.


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

DAT Solutions

Atlanta and Charlotte are the two major van markets that serve Florida, and outbound rates soared in those markets, but volumes were down. Atlanta to Lakeland , in central Florida, jumped up 25¢ to an average of $2.94 Charlotte to Atlanta was up to $2.57


Consumer Goods Boost Van Rates in Northeast

DAT Solutions

That’s a strong sign for consumer goods, since those markets contain warehousing and distribution centers that serve the highest concentration of people in the country. An exception to the trend above was Atlanta to Philadelphia , down 17¢ to $2.76/mile.


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

Talking Logistics

Holiday weekends and the weeks leading up to the Black Friday retail shopping holiday are prime times for organized crime groups to target the trucks, warehouses, and distribution centers that send or receive those goods.


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

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning, my mailbox was bombarded with the news of tentative agreement of the settlement of the nine-month labor conflict between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).


Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

Talking Logistics

ORTEC : OPTIMUS 2015 , March 23-25, Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 3-6, Orlando, FL. 2015 Georgia Logistics Summit , March 31 – April 1, Atlanta, GA. 2015 ISM Supply Chain Diversity Summit , February 18-20, Atlanta, GA. Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders.


Flatbed ratio reverses 10-week decline

DAT Solutions

Roanoke is also home to warehouses and distribution centers that take advantage of access to rail service and a 2- or 3-hour driving distance to sea ports. Roanoke to Atlanta rose 65¢ to $3.08/mile. The load-to-truck ratio for flatbeds rebounded last week to 28.4


Van and Reefer Rates Drop, in Mid-July Lull

DAT Solutions

and in Memphis instead of Atlanta. You can always find a load in Atlanta , but it may pay less than it did in June. Rates declined on most northbound lanes out of Atlanta and Charlotte last week. The typical July lull began last week, which is a little later than expected.


BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

That includes network optimization, warehousing solutions, as well as smart process automation. We will invite the winners to speak at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee east of Atlanta, GA. BASF creates chemistry.


What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower?


That’s at Atlanta, by the way. The South Korean multinational conglomerate had outsourced warehouse and distribution activities to several logistics service providers. What If Your Supply Chain Had A Control Tower? Article contributed by Batool Iqbal.


Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

It is sunny today in Tampa and Atlanta, with a light breeze. So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it.


Amazon Prime Now – The Cost of Expediting the Last Mile

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  Currently, Amazon’s outbound supply chain is comprised of fulfillment centers, sortation centers, and warehouses that specifically serve Prime Now customers. Some sortation centers, such as the one in Atlanta, will also support Prime Now customers.


MODEX Moments: The Future of Supply Chain Is Now

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Swisslog Logistics, a developer of warehouse automation systems, had a 21% increase in headcount from this year to last, but the company could have grown even more if they could find the talent they need, notes Markus Schmidt, president of logistics automation–Americas.


Go Horizontal!

Supply Chain Shaman

I did not understand warehousing and transportation until reassignment to a logistics role in 1985. Typing this quickly in the Atlanta airport as I run for a plane for Lima, Peru. Functional silos define today’s supply chain organization. The silos compete. They lack alignment.


How Will ELDs and Christmas Affect Van Rates?

DAT Solutions

The distribution centers and warehouses in those markets serve the big population centers of the Northeast, so a lot of retail freight is being hauled to its final destination now. Chicago to Atlanta moved 22¢ lower at $2.74/mile.


Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

So when the warehouse team threatened to unionize, I transferred into a distribution, warehouse environment. Warehouse Management and Transportation Management were in their infancy.


October Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics


Net absorption of warehousing space in the US during Q2 2013 totaled nearly +42 million square feet. Atlanta’s overall absorption during the Q2 was, by far, the highest in the U.S. 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.