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. Distribution Supply Chain Transportation Urban Hubs

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Understanding the Impact of the California Truck and Bus Regulation

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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

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.

Logistics in California: Stay Compliant with State Regulations

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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.

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

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Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens. Growing demand for truck transportation over the past year has exacerbated industry capacity constraints as carriers continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining a qualified truck driver workforce.

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.

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. Are you looking for ways to optimize your transportation system?

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.

National Food Group Selects BluJay’s Transportation Management for Improved Logistics Execution and Customer Experience

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Holland, MI – June 24, 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces that National Food Group has deployed BluJay’s Transportation Management platform for improved execution and customer service. With BluJay’s Transportation Management, NFG intends to reduce freight spend and manual work, increase consolidation opportunities and visibility, better manage carrier performance, and use data intelligence to identify trends faster.

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).

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.

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

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If so, I invite you to attend two of the sessions that I am participating in, both related to transportation management: TMS 4 SMB: A Case Study with Carhartt. Speakers: Sharon Perry, Vice President of Logistics, Carhartt; Gregg Lanyard, Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates; Adrian Gonzalez, President, Adelante SCM. TMS solutions recently evolved to not only solve complex transportation problems for large shippers, but to also better meet the needs of the SMB market.

The Logistics Sector Leans in to 2050 Climate Goals

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And the logistics sector is a high-priority target for these […].

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. California.

Transportation Innovation 2018

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Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations. A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries.

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? 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. The legal ramifications of transporting marijuana in any form within a particular state depends on the laws of the respective state.

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? 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. The legal ramifications of transporting marijuana in any form within a particular state depends on the laws of the respective state.

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

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Menlo Logistics Keen to Build on 2014 Growth in South Asia. DHL Supply Chain commits EUR 218m to develop logistics infrastructure in China. Here are some details from the press release: Airclic’s cloud-based mobile solutions help streamline and automate complex ‘last mile’ logistics processes. Note: Descartes is a Talking Logistics sponsor. I’m guessing it’s summer.

This Week in Logistics News (June 30 – July 4, 2014)

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For the past year, I’ve been arguing that logistics — and same-day fulfillment, in particular — is becoming a strategic weapon for companies. Costco’s CEO, for instance, flew out to Google’s Mountain View, California campus to meet with Google CEO Larry Page before agreeing to participate in the Google Shopping Express program. Moving on to other news, UPS announced the addition of a Full Container Load (FCL) rail solution to its China-to-Europe transportation lineup.

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4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation

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Historically, new technologies have been slow to come to, and be adopted by, the transportation industry. From software solutions to new vehicle concepts, awesome ideas are making the transportation industry more efficient, safer, and profitable. At Spendrix , we’re big fans of these advancements in transportation technology. As such, we’re putting together a list to celebrate companies doing cool things to advanced the transportation industry each quarter.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

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The Hyperloop and drones headlined this week’s supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Hyperloop One Accelerates Toward Future With High-Speed Test (WSJ – sub. California Shippers Face Trucking Surcharge (WSJ – sub. 73-hour, seven-day workweek limit set by Senate panel for truck drivers (Logistics Management). March 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI).

This Week in Logistics News (September 21-25, 2015)

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Other than the Pope, it was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it: Social Collaboration Is At Hand with Infor Ming.le™ and Business Intelligence For Apple Watch. In transportation news, the American Trucking Associations reported that its advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.9% The post This Week in Logistics News (September 21-25, 2015) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

10 Tips: Sourcing Refrigerated LTL for Food and Confectionery Distribution

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If your company produces food and/or confectionery products, chances are you’re already familiar with refrigerated LTL services such as those provided by third-party logistics (3PL) companies. Transportation Strategies 3PL Outsourcing Cold Chain Managment Refrigerated Trucking Food Logistics Confectionery Logistics logistics in California

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

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Ryder Opens Two Natural Gas Fueling Stations in California. According to the press release: The SMC³ LTL reference tariff will be accessed directly from LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru and Transportation Guru software and will provide the rate data necessary to help determine the cost and feasibility of new network structures and shipping locations. The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI) rose 1.2 Note: Ryder is a Talking Logistics Sponsor.

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? 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. The legal ramifications of transporting marijuana in any form within a particular state depends on the laws of the respective state.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

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Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

Why Experience Matters for Drayage Drivers

West Coast and California Logistics

Drayage is technically just another transportation service. Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Port Logistics 3PL Outsourcing Labor issues Drayage Distribution logistics in CaliforniaA driver picks up a load and then delivers it. With port drayage, however, this simple process becomes much more complex.

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

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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). If you’re a transportation executive, you already know what’s happening in the market today: capacity is tightening and rates are climbing.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

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As the ecommerce industry grows, the logistics of getting orders to customers has become more complicated — especially with the novel coronavirus impacting entire supply chains. But the ecommerce logistics infrastructure needed to meet consumers’ demands is not easy to achieve by yourself. What is ecommerce logistics? Ecommerce logistics starts with moving inventory from the manufacturer and lasts until it ends up at the end customer’s destination.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . This has especially been the case for Pacific N orth P lains and in outbound California refrigerated freight. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Northeast Logistics . Midwest Logistics . Southeast Logistics .

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

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Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics? Those are two of the most common questions I hear about driverless trucks, or to use the term preferred by the Department of Transportation, autonomous vehicles, which includes both cars and trucks. “It’s Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”.