California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

That started a ripple effect on the whole supply chain, which includes trucking. Those eastbound freight moves will become more urgent, and rates are likely to rise further, as Black Friday draws closer.

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

Arkieva

This and much more, in your Monday supply chain briefing from Arkieva. Supply Chain News. Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

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

West Coast and California Logistics

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 Southern California Ports Drayage supply chain cycle time logistics in California

The (Internet of Things) IOT Supply Chain Benefits Now Coming Clearer

Cerasis

The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be popping up in more conversations throughout the entire supply chain , and more businesses have turned towards IoT experts for guidance on how to take advantage of its benefits. The IoT Supply Chain and Shipping Processes.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . 6 Key Trends in Supply Chain. Management Professionals in Supply Chains.

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Cloud Supply Chain Management: SCM’s Head is in the Clouds…and For Good Reason

Cerasis

The use of cloud computing in supply change management is not some dark, forbidden territory any longer. In some cases, the cloud is taking on the human responsibilities of retiring experts in the supply chain. Oracle Leading the Charge in Cloud Supply Chain Management.

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Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

Talking Logistics

The El Niño weather pattern, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be among the strongest on record , is already causing flooding and mudslides in California. El Niño and Jonas are the latest reminders that weather and other natural events, such as earthquakes, can lead to supply chain disruptions. That was the central question Matt Castle, Director of Air Freight Services at C.H.

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Listen to El Niño: Why Developing a Flexible Supply Chain Matters

Talking Logistics

The El Niño weather pattern, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts will be among the strongest on record , is already causing flooding and mudslides in California. That is the central question Matt Castle, Director of Air Freight Services at C.H.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Supply chain management is a multi-faceted process with many stakeholders and even more moving parts. New technology aims to make the supply chain more efficient, yet investing in the wrong technology further complicates productivity while hindering profitability.

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. Menlo Worldwide Logistics is Con-Way’s supply chain division. Menlo provides supply chain solutions including: transportation management, warehouse management, and information technology.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. Regional Freight Volume Update ? . California r efrigerated freight has recovered.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The Texas manufacturing facility will be managed by Motorola’s Singapore-based global manufacturing partner and is located less than four hours by road from the Port of Houston, which is a key US freight forwarding hub, ranking first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled.

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

Importing from Asia: Selecting the Right Shipping Port

West Coast and California Logistics

The by-product of that decision is a much lengthier supply chain and cash cycle. Your job, in logistics, is to mitigate the negative impacts of your import supply chain by designing an efficient U.S.

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Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload. Partial truckload shipments—shipments that don’t fill a full truck—are commonplace in supply chains, and they’re often moved by less than truckload (LTL) common carriers or full truckload carriers.

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload. Partial truckload shipments—shipments that don’t fill a full truck—are commonplace in supply chains, and they’re often moved by less than truckload (LTL) common carriers or full truckload carriers.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

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

DAT Solutions

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

The Trade War Latest: What Supply Chain Professionals Should Consider

CH Robinson Transportfolio

So, in an atmosphere of uncertainty, what are the key elements supply chain professionals should consider to stay ahead? freight or U.S.-to-China to-China freight? domestic freight flows. How would these shifts impact carrier networks that gain or lose freight?

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Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! While Oranges and Orange juice are common and usually easily found it is still curious as to what the Orange juice Supply Chain is. The Orange Juice Supply Chain.

Van freight stabilizes in early October

DAT Solutions

You’d expect this season to be more different from early October 2017, when Hurricanes Harvey and Irma still had a massive impact on supply chain operations. But freight has mostly "normalized” on the spot market.

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). And for the C-Level Executives who are pressuring their supply chain team to “do something,” it may be time for a reality check. So In this Extreme Case, What are Supply Chain & Logistics Managers to Do? Is Full container freight not moving?

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)? Many products are within the category of optimizers for supply chain needs. New Transport Mode to Redefine Freight Movement.

This Week in Logistics News (October 17-21, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s this week’s supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention: IBM, Walmart, university to put Chinese food products on blockchain (Reuters). Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving cars (Reuters). R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 24, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

California Considering Electric Truck Mandate, Amazon Battling Expired Food Sellers, ATA Says Freight Volumes Solid in September, McDonalds Investing Big in AI

3 Ways El Niño Could Impact Your Supply Chain and What You Can Do about It

CH Robinson Transportfolio

California is getting pummeled with flooding, tornados, and mudslides right now. One with impact that spans the entire North American continent—but none more than California. The key to riding out a situation like El Niño is to have a supply chain that is flexible enough to adapt.

This Week in Logistics News (October 9-13, 2017)

Talking Logistics

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: DAT Freight Index Hits All-Time High in September. California proposes altering regulations to allow driverless vehicles (CCJ).

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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

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

DAT Solutions

That was back when demand for trucks skyrocketed because extreme winter weather caused massive disruption to supply chains. Together, the ratio and rates offer strong evidence yet that the freight recession is over. Reefer freight is in transition.

UPS Executive Shares Insights on Total Cost of Ownership in the Electronics Supply Chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

This distinguished gentleman happened to have just retired as President of Global Freight Forwarding, and prior to that, as President of UPS Asia Pacific. Particularly on new product introductions, we needed to be very careful on being able to deploy a product roll-out simultaneously across the entire country, in California, New York Chicago, etc. It took UPS years to develop the China-global electronics market supply chain, and we were not very profitable during the early years.

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

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

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. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (July 8-12, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Now, this week’s news… LLamasoft Announces New Reference Rate Tariff Powered by SMC³ for Use in Strategic Supply Chain Design. Ryder Opens Two Natural Gas Fueling Stations in California. Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions Acquires RT&T Truckload Brokerage Division.

Big changes coming to the supply line, just not where you thought they’d be

Kinaxis

by Jonathan Matthews When talking about exciting new advancements that are coming to the supply chain, the discussion will always usually end up focused around 3D printing. Rightly so, as the 3D printer has opened up new opportunities never before possible in the supply chain.

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. Diesel prices shot up 15¢ due to the resulting disruption in the fuel supply.

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

DAT Solutions

Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight. Those, combined with the supply chain disruptions caused by the hurricanes, have led to tight capacity in southern Idaho, and outbound rates continue to climb out of Twin Falls.