Update on the Southern California Logistics Services Market

West Coast and California Logistics

When it comes to Southern California logistics, there’s never a dull moment. Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Port Logistics Third Party Logistics Warehouse operations eCommerce Fulfillment Inland Empire Warehouse Labor issues Drayage rail transportation Peak Season Shipping Distribution logistics in California

What types of products benefit from the California Overweight Corridor?

West Coast and California Logistics

In this article, we’ll explore the benefits of the shipping overweight containers into the California Overweight Corridor and tell you what types of products make the most sense to ship overweight. If you’re importing containers into the U.S.,

A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

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California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. However, as the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital , California is in many ways poised to lead the development of the burgeoning legal industry, with expected sales of over $5B by 2019. Introduction.

7 Benefits of Warehousing in California

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California is home to many great things like the LA Lakers, the Silicon Valley, and the Beach Boys. One overseen quality of California is its supply chain efficiencies. Read more. 12/02/2014. Distribution. Supply Chain. Supply Chain, Distribution, Warehousing, Campus Warehousing, Urban Hubs. Campus Warehousing Distribution Distribution Supply Chain Supply Chain Urban Hubs Warehousing

A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

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California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. However, as the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital , California is in many ways poised to lead the development of the burgeoning legal industry, with expected sales of over $5B by 2019. Introduction.

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

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The load-to-truck ratio in Los Angeles lit up the entire state of California on the DAT Hot States map. Spot market activity often ramps up in the West during the fall season, but there's added pressure this month. Hanjin Shipping recently filed for bankruptcy , and a number of its ships pulled into port last week, after a lot of delays and uncertainty. Hanjin is the world’s seventh-largest commercial shipping company, and it’s struggling to find the money to unload its ships.

Why One Southern California Trucker Stays Independent

Supply Chain Brain

Hector Padilla comes from a long line of Southern California truckers, but it wasn’t until going to school and dabbling in aviation that he decided to follow in the family tradition

Cargo Surge Leads to Congestion at Southern California Ports

American Global Logistics

The post Cargo Surge Leads to Congestion at Southern California Ports appeared first on AGL. Supply Chain Dive —Dive Brief: • An import surge across the country — led by a rush to bring in product before Chinese New Year and a scheduled tariff increase on March 2 — is leading to congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, according to a customer advisory sent by American Global […].

Life after AB5: Getting your trucking authority in California

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The experts at DAT Authority advise California drivers who want to get their own authority that there are extra steps and the process takes longer in California. Trucking Regulations

New California owner-operator law on hold for now

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One day before California's AB5 law was to take effect, a judge granted a temporary restraining order that prohibits enforcement of the law. Trucking Regulations

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

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Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California.

Understanding the Impact of the California Truck and Bus Regulation

West Coast and California Logistics

California may be the Golden State, but its green initiatives are the most far-reaching in the U.S. At the heart of these efforts is the California Truck and Bus Regulation, which seeks to reduce emissions from heavy trucks and buses. West Coast Distribution west coast warehouses Transportation Strategies OTR Northern California 3PL Distribution logistics in California

What shippers should know about driver misclassification by California drayage carriers

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With the state supreme court’s Dynamex decision, followed by its Senate Bill 1402 (SB 1402), California’s position on the hiring of independent owner-operators by drayage carriers is now firmly established. In this article, we’ll get you up to speed on these developments and help you determine whether your prospective carrier’s drivers in California are actually considered to be on that carrier’s payroll or are sub-contractors.

California Consumer Privacy Act is Now in Force

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), formally known as AB 375, was passed in 2018 and went into effect on 1 January. The California Attorney General notes, “[The CCPA] creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information that is collected by businesses. Those parameters are: For-profit entities which do business in California and collect personal information of consumers.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 01/08/2020 – 01/14/2020

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End of owner-operators in California?

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A decision by the California supreme court could have a chilling effect on the owner-operator model in California, and if appeals fail to reverse the decision, other states could go down the same path. In the spring of 2018, the California supreme court issued a final decision in the case of Dynamex vs. Superior Court of L.A.

Top 3PL Companies in California

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We were constantly growing little by little, and before we knew it, dealers and distributors were hitting us up asking to carry our products.”. Logistics

Finding the Optimal California Warehouse Space for Your Products

West Coast and California Logistics

California. Making California even more sensible, from a distribution perspective, is the fact that most of the Pan-Pacific freight arrives via its ports. For many companies, these combined facts make logistics strategy simple: place a DC in California close to the arriving port and the West Coast distribution riddle is solved. A very big state with a very big population. In fact, it’s the largest consumer market in the U.S.

California Transparency in Supply Chains Act - Value Unchained

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California SB 1402: What You Need to Know

West Coast and California Logistics

Does your logistics operation source drayage services in California? This latest shot across the bow in California’s labor battles comes in the form of California Senate Bill 1402 (SB 1402). In this article, we’ll summarize the new Bill and explain what it means for shippers and other companies that hire port drayage companies in the state of California. 3pl contracts Drayage 3PL Outsourcing West Coast Distribution Southern California Ports Third Party Logistics

Logistics in California: Stay Compliant with State Regulations

West Coast and California Logistics

If you’re looking to establish a logistics hub on the West Coast, California makes practical sense. logistics in CaliforniaIts ports and transportation infrastructure, as well as its economic and population advantages, make the state one of the world’s foremost logistics centers. But doing business here requires an understanding of the state’s unique regulatory environment.

New Enhancements Aim to Speed Container Drayage at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports

West Coast and California Logistics

Southern California Ports Drayage supply chain cycle time logistics in CaliforniaIf you’ve been following operations at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in recent years, the trend looks something like this: the Ports continually break new volume records, truck turn times remain high, and officials vow to speed things up. The calls for speed reached a fever pitch in Q1 of this year as freight piled up at the Ports in the wake of U.S.-China China tariff announcements.

Good news for reefers: California has plenty of water

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California experienced a 3-year period of exceptional drought in 2014-2016, but this year the state has plenty of water. The Sierra snowpack supplies about 30 percent of California's water needs, as it melts in the spring to meet water demands throughout the summer and fall growing seasons. The map above shows current California drought conditions this year compared to the same time period in 2016. California growers demand reefers.

California's Weather Impacts Truckload Capacity

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California's weather—good or bad—has a major impact on truckload capacity. California supplies nearly 50% of the nation’s produce. The central valley of California has been called "the nation's bread basket," as a wide variety of fruit, vegetables, nuts, rice and dairy products are shipped to all corners of North America. Shown are the key market areas (KMAs) in California.

California Outlines Strategy for Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2035

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The strategy is meant to help stakeholders move with the scale and speed required to reach the state’s targets

California Salinas Rodeo 2019

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Transportation Trends: What’s Ahead for Trucking with California’s Gig Economy Bill?

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With Assembly Bill 5 signed into law, trucking firms in California are now assessing the impacts and figuring out how to comply with the fast-approaching January 2020 deadline. In September, legislators in California approved a bill (AB-5) requiring companies like Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees. As of January, employers in California must use the ABC test when legally classifying a worker as an independent contractor.

California Trucking Association Combats State Contractor Test

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California Trucking Association Sues State. On October 25 th , the California Trucking Association and two independent owner-operators filed a lawsuit against the state of California over an unfair test adopted by the California Supreme Court. In April, the California Supreme Court adopted the ABC Test to determine if a worker is an employee or contractor within any industry.

California Adjusts Prop. 65 Labeling Requirements

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In the U.S., different states may have different regulations regarding the labeling of toxic materials. But not all retail businesses that do business nationwide respond to these rules in the same way. Chemical Retail

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

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Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. The Sustainable Freight Action plan released by California governor Jerry Brown outlines a long-term 2050 vision and guiding principles for California’s future freight transportation system. California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

California Reefer Freight Starts to Heat Up

DAT Solutions

HOT MARKETS: The biggest changes last week were in California, where reefer freight finally started to move out of Fresno and Sacramento in serious quantities, but load counts fell sharply in L.A. Reefer rates rose 10¢ per mile in June, compared to May, landing at $2.12, the highest monthly average in almost two years. Load availability was up 30% compared to May, and 84% compared to June 2015.

Navigating Port Congestion Challenges at the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

West Coast and California Logistics

Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Port Logistics logistics in CaliforniaThe impact of COVID-19 has been felt all along the supply chain. For ocean shipping and import operations, this impact continues to be severe, with ramifications expected to be felt well into 2021.

California, Here We Stay

Inbound Logistics

Yokohama senior director Jeremy Kahrs reveals the strategy behind the tire maker’s new distribution center and headquarters

Reefer Rates Lose Traction in California Heat Wave

DAT Solutions

Spot rates are trending down for reefer freight, due to hot weather in Southern California. As produce season wanes in California and across the South, demand for reefer equipment typically shifts northward, to accommodate late summer harvests in the Pacific Northwest and Upper Midwest. The heat wave led to declines on several lanes out of Southern California: Rates from Ontario, CA, to Chicago plunged 63¢ to $2.24/mile.

2012: California Transparency in Supply Chains Act comes into effect

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The Act was originally adopted by the State of California in 2010 and it requires impacted companies to disclose their efforts, if any, to ensure their direct supply chains are free from slave labor and human trafficking. Such modern slavery dilemmas are exactly what the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act aims to elude. For now, California is leading the way on this subject in the US as no other states have followed suit. HUMAN TRAFFICKING.