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. The region is home to the busiest ports in the country, while the state continues to dramatically alter the way logistics gets done through an array of unique regulations. In this article, we’ll get you up to speed on some of the recent SoCal supply chain developments during the first half of 2019.

The Logistics Destination of Southern California

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As the sixth largest economy in the world 1 and the largest gateway for international trade and domestic commerce in the United States 2 , California continues to provide an ideal location for logistics solutions such as ocean transportation and distribution. Southern California, in particular, has become a popular area for companies to utilize logistical benefits such as.

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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

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.

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. Its ports and transportation infrastructure, as well as its economic and population advantages, make the state one of the world’s foremost logistics centers. logistics in CaliforniaBut doing business here requires an understanding of the state’s unique regulatory environment.

What shippers should know about driver misclassification by California drayage carriers

West Coast and California Logistics

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.

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

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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.

Overweight Container Logistics at the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

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This price tag can be greatly reduced, however, by partnering with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that specializes in overweight container logistics. West Coast Distribution Southern California Ports Port Logistics Third Party Logistics west coast warehouses Transload Inland Empire Warehouse overweightShipping containers across the ocean to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is a big job with a big impact on your company’s supply chain.

Finding the Optimal California Warehouse Space for Your Products

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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 SB 1402: What You Need to Know

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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.

Kinaxis on the road: 12th American Supply Chain & Logistics Summit

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The American Supply Chain and Logistics Summit, now in its 12th year, brings together senior executives from across the Supply Chain and Logistics fields to enjoy an unbeatable mix of networking, expert case studies, interactive debates and master classes over three exceptional days. by Melissa Clow.

Outbound Logistics

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Outbound Logistics: Think Outside of the Trailer. To facilitate a lean fulfillment stream for our outbound logistics customers, we strive to achieve the perfect order. This is what keeps lean logistics practitioners busy – day in and day out! The task becomes increasingly interesting when it comes to shipping produce (fruits and vegetables) – the commodity mostly coming from the breadbasket of our country: sunny California. Any logistics professional would.

FROM PORT TO MARKET: How to Speed Distribution of Asian Imports to West Coast Ports

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supply chain cycle time Warehouse Northern California 3PL Drayage 3PL Outsourcing west coast warehouses Port Logistics Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Third Party LogisticsThere’s a new supply chain mantra in the post-Amazon era, and that mantra is SPEED. Whether you are delivering to retailers or consumers, or both, customers want products faster in a more predictable time window.

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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.

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.

Still Don’t Know How Many Slaves Are In Your Supply Chain?

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Compliance with a similar law passed in California back in 2010 is equally poor. According to a recent report by the non-profit group Development International, only 14% of Californian companies fully comply with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 (TISCA). appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. How many slaves are in your supply chain?

What port logistics services can a 3PL provide?

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And it often starts with port logistics services such as those provided by a third-party logistics (3PL) company. Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Port Logistics Transload 3PL Outsourcing Drayage logistics in California

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This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 5)

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And now on to this week’s logistics news. Holiday toy supplies at risk amid southern California port jam. Some of the hottest toys this holiday season are sitting idly in shipping containers at big ports in Southern California.

How Many Slaves Are in Your Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

California, for example, passed the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act of 2010 , which went into effect in January 2012. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. The collapse of the garment factory in Bangladesh last week , which killed at least 705 workers and injured thousands of others, has put a spotlight on a problem that plagues many supply chains: the use of slave labor.

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

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Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Port Logistics logistics in CaliforniaThe impact of COVID-19 has been felt all along the supply chain.

The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry

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Logistics industry trends have also not been left behind in the move towards a more technological future. . 7 Major Trends Influencing the Logistics Industry in the Future . It is now the standard to go ‘international, ’ and logistic solution providers have a role to play in enabling this trend through a transportation network. . In the past, the logistics industry’s growth was driven by Asia to Europe and Asia to North America exports. Logistics Trends

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Logistics Management

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The Key to Customer Satisfaction in Lean Logistics Management. “We are landing 30 minutes ahead of our scheduled arrival time in sunny California.” However, this really got me thinking about on-time performance and standards in logistics management– I wouldn’t be a true lean logistics professional if it didn’t. Lean and six sigma teach us these terms as the basis for achieving high quality service to our customers in logistics management.

How to Reduce Your Chassis Rental Fee

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3pl contracts Peak Season Shipping Drayage 3PL Outsourcing Third Party Logistics 3PL Port Logistics Southern California Ports West Coast DistributionWhen considering all the costs involved in getting your containerized goods from port to market, it’s easy to think of all the “big” things that drive up your spend. These big-ticket items include your ocean carrier, drayage, and warehousing costs.

Importing from Asia: Selecting the Right Shipping Port

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Your job, in logistics, is to mitigate the negative impacts of your import supply chain by designing an efficient U.S. 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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Inland Empire Logistics: 2018 Outlook

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As the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue to experience record-setting growth, the entire Southern California logistics industry is in full “boom” mode. The Inland Empire logistics industry has the room for growth that these counties do not and is poised to continue setting records of its own. And, it’s not just Los Angeles and Orange Counties that are benefiting.

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

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Our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team (LL4T1DCure) raised just under $43,000 for the cause! 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). Cloud Logistics and project44 Team to Enhance Same Day TMS Projects and More. R2 Freight & Logistics, Inc.

Importing Into LA: 5 Cost-Saving Tips for Shippers

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Southern California Ports Port LogisticsThe Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are the busiest ports in the U.S., handling over $450 billion worth of goods each year. This kind of volume leads to congestion that can really slow down your supply chain, and your cash cycle. If you are importing into LA or Long Beach, here are 5 tips that can save you time, money, and quite a few headaches.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. This is still considered drug trafficking, and even applies between two states where marijuana is legal, for example between Oregon and California.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? Although marijuana has been legalized in several states and CBD on a federal level, there are still many obstacles in the logistics of CBD and marijuana. This is still considered drug trafficking, and even applies between two states where marijuana is legal, for example between Oregon and California.

Why Carriers are Stepping Away from Independent Truck Drivers in CA – and Why Shippers Should Care

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In California, however, this has become difficult due to regulations and landmark court decisions that alter the way drivers are classified in the state. Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Port Logistics Third Party Logistics 3PL Transportation Strategies 3PL Outsourcing Labor issues Regional Logistics Logistics Compliance logistics in CaliforniaCarriers are having a rough go of it as of late.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

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With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws? His experience includes operations, supply chain management and logistics in the consumer goods industry.

This Week in Logistics News (November 12-16, 2018)

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Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Mobilizes For California Fires. UPS Freight and Teamsters come to terms on new labor deal (Logistics Management). California Fires: How Can Logistics Professionals Help? ALAN is now seeking support in response to the California fires. We received the first snow of the season last night, followed by heavy rains.

Speed and Cost Advantages of West Coast eCommerce Fulfillment

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Southern California Ports Shared Warehousing west coast warehouses 3PL Outsourcing eCommerce Fulfillment Direct to Consumer logistics in CaliforniaWhen companies seek to optimize their eCommerce operations, they’re generally looking to do two things: improve distribution speed and reduce costs. These factors of speed and cost are affected by many factors, including the location where fulfillment services are performed.

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

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With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends. Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Penske Logistics Reaches Agreement to Acquire Transfreight North America. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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Looking for a Warehouse in Stockton, CA? Smart decision.

West Coast and California Logistics

With its huge and growing population, California often serves as a key location for a company’s overall distribution operations. It’s usually Southern California – with its bright lights and huge ports – that people consider to be the region’s logistics hub.