California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

October is a critical month for retail freight in advance of the Christmas season, and retailers want to prevent stock-outs while they wait for Asian imports to clear through congested docks and warehouses on the West Coast.

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

EFT

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. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

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. Targets for 2030 Include: Improve freight system efficiency 25 percent by 2030. Foster future economic growth within the freight and goods movement industry.

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.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B Con-Way Freight has 9.4% Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc. officially moved its corporate offices from San Mateo, California. Con-Way Freight was already located in Ann Arbor. Con-Way Freight employs over 21,000 people and owns approximately 33,500 tractors and trailers.

California Trucking Association Combats State Contractor Test

GTG Technology Group

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. In contrast, port and freight workers are generally supportive of the ABC Test.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

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DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions.

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

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California to New England - up 18¢ per mile. The graph below depicts 24 region-to-region pairs, showing changes in rates for freight movements that originated in four Western regions, heading to destinations in six East Coast regions. Freight Rates

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

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California needs rain and the El Niño storm season promises to bring plenty, along with flooding and landslides. California has experienced record rainfall for the past two months, and the ground simply can't absorb any more water.

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.

Van freight stabilizes in early October

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But freight has mostly "normalized” on the spot market. NOTE: The map depicts outbound load-to-truck ratios for dry van freight. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates.

Green Supply Chain News on California Releases Plans to Dramatically Reduce CO2 Emissions from Freight Movement. Will Ideas Go National

Supply Chain Digest

Governor Jerry Brown Betting Freight can Go Green and be More Competitive

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload. While both are effective, there is a third option that can provide more opportunity for bottom line savings and increased efficiency: freight consolidation.

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload. While both are effective, there is a third option that can provide more opportunity for bottom line savings and increased efficiency: freight consolidation.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

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Together, the ratio and rates offer strong evidence yet that the freight recession is over. And strong projections for California produce shipments should make for a busy June. Reefer freight is in transition.

Vans and Reefers Have a Friend in California

DAT Solutions

Shippers and freight brokers are singing a Merle Haggard classic this week, to their van and reefer BFFs: "L.A. traffic is bad this time of year, but there's a friend of yours in California sure wishes you were here.". VANS - CALIFORNIA DREAMIN'.

Good and bad news for reefer freight

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First the bad news: Refrigerated truckload freight took a step back last week due to weakness in Florida and some California markets. Miami volumes dropped more than 15%, and outbound loads from California were down 7%.

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Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

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We’ve seen a big increase in van freight moving from Atlanta and Charlotte down into the state. As mentioned above, there’s been a big uptick in freight going into Florida from Atlanta and Charlotte , and rates on those lanes soared last week.

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

DAT Solutions

Most of the major van markets actually had fewer outbound loads available, though, and most regular freight heading to Houston was canceled. Dallas rates also soared, as some freight was diverted to that busy freight hub.

Weather-Proofing Your Freight Network with a TMS

TMC

Weather-Proofing Your Freight Network with a TMS.Connect. No one knows exactly what weather the impending winter season has in store, but there’s one thing we can be sure about: Some freight networks will be hit by weather-related disruptions over the next few months.

Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

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Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight. Reefer rates were up big in Northern California , but the wildfires raging in that area may affect some routes. That’s led to higher reefer rates on the West Coast and in the Midwest.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2019)

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Freight Startup Flexport Hits $3.2 Billion Valuation After $1 Billion Investment Led By SoftBank (Forbes) US and China are sketching the outlines of a deal to end the trade war (CNBC) Import Wave Jams California Warehouses (WSJ – sub.

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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.

Freight Brokerage 'Booking Structures': Opportunities to Streamline Your Operations

Parade

Every freight brokerage uses one— or a combination of— four main booking structures: 1) Outbound region, 2) Inbound region, 3) ‘Carrier manager' model, and 4) ‘Free for All.' Or, the state being referred to could be California. Or, the state being referred to could be California.

Top 10 Freight Markets for Contract and Spot Freight

DAT Solutions

Current trends in freight can be explained by looking at the top ten contract markets by percentage of contract-spot mix. Top markets for van freight. For van freight, the top two contract markets are in southern California. Top markets for refrigerated freight.

Spring freight rates: Stable or stuck?

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Refrigerated produce freight has been notably absent from the picture, so that likely has some reefers competing for van freight. National Average Freight Rates - April to-date. Fresno volumes were up, but other parts of California went softer.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

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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. California.

Supply Chain News on In Latest Legal Battle Between Feds and State Rules, Truckers Win One

Supply Chain Digest

FMCSA Strikes Down HOS Rules in California as Infringing on Federal Freight Regulation Primacy

Freightera CEO wins sustainability award for freight-based digital transformation efforts

Freightera

As global freight shipping is one of the most wasteful and pollutant industries, Beckwitt and Beck wanted to transform it into a far less harmful one and focused initially on “filling empty trucks” to make the most of consumed fuel.

8 Green Freight Trends to Watch in 2017

Freightera

Demand for greener freight transport is coming primarily from the largest companies. Lowest cost freight transport will increasingly be lower emission as well. Long haul overland freight will increasingly move by rail for lower rates and emissions. Green Freight

Winter storms bring rapid changes to freight markets

DAT Solutions

Last week's Arctic weather stalled freight movement in and out of key markets in the Midwest. It's a major freight hub for trucking and railroads. Rates rose in the Carolinas and California. There was also a big bump in pricing on intrastate lanes in California.

Winter storms bring rapid changes to freight markets

DAT Solutions

Last week's Arctic weather stalled freight movement in and out of key markets in the Midwest. It's a major freight hub for trucking and railroads. Rates rose in the Carolinas and California. There was also a big bump in pricing on intrastate lanes in California.

Kinks in Your Supply Ch?ain? Dealing with Port Congestions & Shutdowns

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a blog by one of our affiliate partners, Global Vision Group , a Federal Maritime Commission licensed Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) and Ocean Freight Forwarder (OFF). Workers sympathetic to the California dock workers, as well as diverted freight have slowed down operations at other ports up and down the west coast. Is Full container freight not moving? Try moving your most important freight LCL to the East Coast.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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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. California.

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

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For the freight world holiday shipping or for shippers in any peak season (such as those who ship plants for the spring time) it gets chaotic, everyone is trying to clear docs, empty warehouses, and get their books in order. Central Freight Holiday Shipping Rates. UPS Freight®.

This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018)

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California Drivers Could Face $25,000 Fines for Glider Trucks (Bloomberg). Uber Freight expands business to shippers (Fox Business). As you read this, my wife and I will be on the road, driving our oldest daughter H to begin her freshman year in college.

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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. California.