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. Those eastbound freight moves will become more urgent, and rates are likely to rise further, as Black Friday draws closer. The load-to-truck ratio in Los Angeles lit up the entire state of California on the DAT Hot States map.

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. The warehouse has 23 dock doors, a fully secured yard with two separate entryways, and a training facility.

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Borderlands: Mexico trade boomed in May but profit margins tightening

The Supply Chain Journal

Before, we would charge the customer for door-to-door service, let’s say from Monterey, Mexico, to California for $5,000. Officials from the state of California and Mexico recently signed an agreement to go forward with completing a new port of entry project along the U.S.-Mexico

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.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Burlington Northern Air Freight has changed hands, names and missions during its run…

The Supply Chain Journal

Burlington Northern Air Freight, Inc. The company was an air freight forwarder specializing in shipping heavy materials within the United States using contracted cargo space on commercial lines. In addition, Burlington acquired WTC Air Freight in 1987. Early years.

Beverage distributor takes control of freight with TMS, saving time by 87%

The Supply Chain Journal

This suddenly caused a lack of control over inventory and freight management. Boise-based Hayden Beverage distributes beer, wine, and nonalcoholic beverages, including brands like Red Bull, Mike’s/White Claw and Pabst Blue Ribbon, with several warehouses in Idaho and Montana.

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 provides supply chain solutions including: transportation management, warehouse management, and information technology. officially moved its corporate offices from San Mateo, California.

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.

Importing from Asia: Selecting the Right Shipping Port

West Coast and California Logistics

For this decision, you’ll need to look at the impact of port location on time-to-market, customer satisfaction, freight costs and inventory costs. Southern California Ports Port Logistics west coast warehouses DistributionYour company has made a cost-driven decision to manufacturer in Asia and import from Asia back into the U.S. The by-product of that decision is a much lengthier supply chain and cash cycle.

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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. 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.

Teamsters delegates approve declaration to organize Amazon

The Supply Chain Journal

The Teamsters union has multiple divisions representing workers in the small package, freight, port and airline industries, among others. Though his name does not appear in the resolution, Randy Korgan, who heads Local 1932 in San Bernardino, California, will likely lead the effort.

4 Ways to Move Drayage Freight Despite the Driver Shortage

West Coast and California Logistics

Here in California, one of the major areas where this impact is being felt is container drayage. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at this shortage and what you, as an importer, can do to keep your drayage freight moving to and from the ports. Distribution Drayage Labor issues Transportation Strategies west coast warehouses Third Party Logistics Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution

Freight Forwarding Catches Up with Sharm Chelliah

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Forwarding Catches Up with Sharm Chelliah. Sharm Chelliah and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, “freight forwarding catches up” which refers to the recent technology advancements made in freight forwarding that has enabled it to offer a customer experience and visibility on par with tech-enabled 3PLs and freight brokers. Sharm Chelliah is a Global Account Executive at Flexport , a digital freight forwarder, and customs broker.

Food service providers struggle to keep up with reopening of America

The Supply Chain Journal

Even California, the state with some of the tightest restrictions, has mostly reopened its economy. In terms of freight, this summer is ripe with opportunities, though getting back into the pre-pandemic swing of things may not be as easy as getting back on a bicycle.

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The Daily Dash: Truck driver issues in Texas, Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight the states with the highest number of truck drivers testing positive for drugs and alcohol, warehousing issues in Southern California and more.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

In the past several months, e-commerce giant Amazon has announced fulfillment and sorting centers in regional cities such as El Paso and Amarillo, Texas, as well as even smaller cities such as Orland, California, and Seaford, Delaware.

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

GlobalTranz

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). The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshoremen Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been operating without a contract since the end of June, 2014. Is Full container freight not moving? Try moving your most important freight LCL to the East Coast.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Los Angeles is the nation’s busiest!

The Supply Chain Journal

However, it was more than 225 years later (1769), when Spanish missionaries and officials began colonizing the coast of what later became California. When California became a U.S. It is also one of Southern California’s key generators of jobs, commerce and tourism. freight hubs.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

In the past several months, e-commerce giant Amazon has announced fulfillment and sorting centers in regional cities such as El Paso and Amarillo, Texas, as well as even smaller cities such as Orland, California, and Seaford, Delaware.

Union Pacific opening new rail terminal outside the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach

EFT

Union Pacific today announced plans to open a new intermodal terminal in the heart of Southern California's import distribution region. Domestic intermodal service will launch between Southern California and Chicago, with expected future service to Dallas and Southeast markets. "We

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

GlobalTranz

The first post covered how you can get the DC or warehouse ready for the holidays or peak seasons. . 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. We lose valuable transit days with shipments when carriers aren’t moving freight. Central Freight Holiday Shipping Rates. UPS Freight®.

Borderlands: Is ‘sureshoring’ the next big thing in cross-border trade?

The Supply Chain Journal

is a cloud-based platform that helps companies integrate data from various providers — including suppliers, freight forwarders and warehouses — to create logistics solutions across the supply chain. and they were still making phone calls to their freight forwarders.

Ocean Freight Performance in March 2021

Freight Plus

Additionally, if you have spent time in Southern California and you look at the port, there is nothing left in terms of the infrastructure and the available land. And then even getting it from an ocean terminal to a warehouse is taking time. March 2021 - Transportation Market Report.

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.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

DAT Solutions

West Coast van freight heated up last week, especially in the Los Angeles market. Even from a great distance, three September storms had an impact on California cargo in mid-October. In mid-September, we were focused on evacuating the Carolinas and diverting trucks and freight away from Hurricane Florence. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates. Michael was a mightier storm, but it had little direct impact on West Coast freight.

Yantian port back at full speed; box recovery could take a month

The Supply Chain Journal

The backlog is physically impacting production at factories because they simply don’t have warehousing space to store finished goods that can’t ship out on time. The slowdown in productivity has had a huge impact on global freight transportation.

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.

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.

China’s Full Truck digital freight platform pulls back curtain in prospectus

The Supply Chain Journal

In the prospectus, Full Truck said it is the world’s largest freight platform if measured by the benchmark of gross transaction value. The first is a freight listing service, a membership service that shippers utilize to post their needs.

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Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

DAT Solutions

Both those markets are distribution hubs for e-commerce, which has stretched the traditional holiday retail freight season well into December. A lot of holiday freight heading into the Northeast ends up in distribution centers in Allentown, PA, which has led to higher inbound rates there. Most holiday freight arriving by sea is already here, so the ports are less active than they were in November. Out of California, reefer loads paid less in Ontario and Fresno.

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Borderlands: Is ‘sureshoring’ the next big thing in cross-border trade?

The Supply Chain Journal

is a cloud-based platform that helps companies integrate data from various providers — including suppliers, freight forwarders and warehouses — to create logistics solutions across the supply chain. and they were still making phone calls to their freight forwarders.

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

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. This initially necessitated the expansion of our warehousing provision, revision of our stock rotation and warehousing policies and associated costs, which we had to bear.

FreightWaves Classics: Crowley Maritime Corporation… from a single rowboat to a global leader

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition, the company has a variety of land-based facilities and equipment, including “port terminals, warehouses, tank farms, gas stations, office buildings, trucks, trailers, containers, chassis, cranes and other specialized vehicles.”.

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

GlobalTranz

The first post covered how you can get the DC or warehouse ready for the holidays or peak seasons. . 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. We lose valuable transit days with shipments when carriers aren’t moving freight. Central Freight Holiday Shipping Rates. UPS Freight®.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Long Beach celebrates 110 years of service

The Supply Chain Journal

The port generates approximately $100 billion in trade and employs (directly/indirectly) more than 316,000 people in Southern California. This also led to the founding of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) in 1937.