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. Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Port Logistics Third Party Logistics Warehouse operations eCommerce Fulfillment Inland Empire Warehouse Labor issues Drayage rail transportation Peak Season Shipping Distribution logistics in California

What types of products benefit from the California Overweight Corridor?

West Coast and California Logistics

This is often a mistake as you’re likely shipping more containers than you need to and spending more for the entire import transportation process. Southern California Ports Port Logistics west coast warehouses Transportation Strategies Drayage overweight logistics in California

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California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

Hanjin Shipping recently filed for bankruptcy , and a number of its ships pulled into port last week, after a lot of delays and uncertainty. Hanjin is the world’s seventh-largest commercial shipping company, and it’s struggling to find the money to unload its ships. Since two of the re-scheduled ships docked in the twin seaports of Los Angeles and Long Beach over the weekend of September 10-11, demand has surged for vans in the L.A.

Ship overweight to combat high container shipping rates

West Coast and California Logistics

Record-breaking shipping volumes into the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue into Q2 and show no sign of letting up. This has contributed to container shortages and extremely high container shipping rates. Southern California Ports Drayage overweight

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 01/08/2020 – 01/14/2020

All Things Supply Chain

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Importing from Asia: Selecting the Right Shipping Port

West Coast and California Logistics

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. Your job, in logistics, is to mitigate the negative impacts of your import supply chain by designing an efficient U.S. distribution strategy. And one of the first things you will need to decide is your destination port.

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‘March madness’ at LA port amid ‘once in a lifetime’ surge

The Supply Chain Journal

And volumes are expected to remain at peak levels — with container ships to remain stuck at anchor — until June. “I Ships at anchor down, but still high. Seroka said that there were 20 ships at anchor on Wednesday, which he compared to the single-day peak of 40 on Feb.

Transmission: Electric delivery trucks from Volvo, Lion get ready to roll in California and Canada

The Supply Chain Journal

Whether you’re in Southern California or a major Canadian city, all-electric trucks will be coming your way by the end of 2022, with some going into service by this fall. California isn’t the only place where electric delivery trucks are about to deliver goods without any local emissions.

California's Weather Impacts Truckload Capacity

DAT Solutions

California's weather—good or bad—has a major impact on truckload capacity. California supplies nearly 50% of the nation’s produce. The central valley of California has been called "the nation's bread basket," as a wide variety of fruit, vegetables, nuts, rice and dairy products are shipped to all corners of North America. Shown are the key market areas (KMAs) in California.

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

GlobalTranz

Editor's Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. 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. Truckload Holiday Shipping.

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.

The state of supply chains: Shipping

EFT

Even as we pass a calendar year since the scale and potential of the crisis was emerging, global shipping is still feeling the effects. When it comes to the state of shipping, “The root cause is … the way the world is responding to the virus,” says Tucker.

How to Reduce Your Chassis Rental Fee

West Coast and California Logistics

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.

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

West Coast and California Logistics

For ocean shipping and import operations, this impact continues to be severe, with ramifications expected to be felt well into 2021. Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution Port Logistics logistics in California

Warehouses in California Bursting with Chinese Goods Shipped Ahead of Tariff Deadlines

Material Handling and Logistics

“It’s been quite a run in the last six months,’’ says Phillip Sanfield, a spokesman for the Port of Los Angeles, which ended 2018 with its busiest December on record with the equivalent of more than 900,000 20-foot containers moving through its docks

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

West Coast and California Logistics

Shipping 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. West Coast Distribution Southern California Ports Port Logistics Third Party Logistics west coast warehouses Transload Inland Empire Warehouse overweightIt can also come with a big price tag, especially when you’re dealing with overweight containers.

Global shipping trends: What to expect in 2020

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Now that the fireworks are over and New Year’s resolutions are set, it’s time to prepare for global shipping in 2020. Recapping 2019’s top global shipping disruptors. was a drastic change that will likely continue to affect shipping costs and capacity availability.

How to Be a Preferred Shipping Customer: Strategies for the Coming Capacity Shortage

Talking Logistics

California-based Ventura Foods, which managed more than 127,000 inbound and outbound shipments last year, has a long history of building these kinds of strategic partnerships. Understand the full range of shipping alternatives your carriers can offer. The post How to Be a Preferred Shipping Customer: Strategies for the Coming Capacity Shortage appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Business has been improving for the U.S. trucking industry.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 01/01/2021 – 01/07/2021

All Things Supply Chain

Import gains at top US container gateways go ballistic

The Supply Chain Journal

California’s port pileup leaves old records in the dust New video shows massive scope of California box-ship traffic jam. The import stats at U.S. ports just went ballistic. Year-on-year (y/y) gains skyrocketed for two reasons.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. Shipping a 40-ton container back in July or June used to cost about $700 — a 40-ton container. More than half of Hanjin’s ships were chartered. So the chartering companies are already receiving the ships back and they need to rent them. MSC is interested to charter those ships. Those are indications that they don’t run a tight ship.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

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.

TPM Recap–Is It Finally Time to Embrace Technology to Address Capacity, Transparency and Risk in Ocean Shipping?

Savi

Last week, the Savi Team once again attended the Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) conference in Long Beach, California, but this year the team detected a noticeable shift in the conversation. Anticipate Capacity Needs with Better ETAs Available storage and shipping capacities have decreased, making ocean shipping’s efficiency and cost-effectiveness more important than ever. Combat Tariffs by Relocating Supply Points With new tariffs on goods shipped between China and the U.S.,

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. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. 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. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. 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. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. California.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. Refrigerated inbound freight from California is currently difficult to book with limited capacity. California.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

That is e specially the case for outbound freight in southern states and California where produce season is in full swing. . Refrigerated freight from California to the Southeast remains difficult to book with limited capacity. . California r efrigerated freight has recovered.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

This has especially been the case for Pacific N orth P lains and in outbound California refrigerated freight. . Rates for o utbound Midwest to California refrigerated freight have been climbing and getting tougher to cover. . California .

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

Talking Logistics

bound ship is being held ‘hostage’ (Reuters). Baidu receives approval from California DMV to test self-driving cars (Reuters). According to a Reuters report: As of Wednesday, of Hanjin’s 97 container ships, 36 were waiting outside of overseas ports, according to South Korea’s finance ministry. Are you attending the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference later this month (September 25-28 in Orlando, FL)?

The Consequences of Supply Chain Constipation

Enterra Insights

Nearly a week ago, a cargo ship — which if it stood on its end would be taller than either the Empire State Building or Eiffel Tower — ran aground in the canal completely blocking the waterway. Some ships are carrying security teams that enable them to pass through the piracy zone.

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

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart cuts delivery time for pilot shipping plan (Reuters). Hapag-Lloyd, Five Asian Liners Form New Shipping Alliance (Bloomberg). California Shippers Face Trucking Surcharge (WSJ – sub. Finally, in more terrestrial news, Walmart is making adjustments to its subscription shipping program.

Who said supply chains are boring?: How would you ship 500 trees.

Supply Chains Rock

How would you ship 500 trees to Iraq? Basically, her organization worked with a nursery and collected 400 trees from Long Island, New York and 100 from California and had them shipped via DHL to the US troops in Iraq. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

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DHL Express Deploys Nearly 100 New Electric Delivery Vans in U.S.

Supply Chain Brain

DHL Express, a global provider of international express shipping services, has announced the intent to deploy an additional 89 electric vehicles this year in New York and California

Teamsters protest in SoCal gets burst of support from longshoremen

The Supply Chain Journal

What had been deemed a strike in Southern California by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters — but was undertaken by people who were not employed — does appear to have disrupted some port operations in the Los Angeles/Long Beach port area Wednesday, albeit briefly.