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.

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.

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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.

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26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

As warehouses embrace technology to optimize the supply chain and reduce fulfillment costs , many companies are considering making the move to an automated warehouse. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse. Warehouse Automation

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. In reality, warehouse robots are augmenting the work of humans, streamlining tedious, repetitive tasks and reducing errors, while also easing the physical demands on warehouse workers.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

Thanks to the popularity of e-commerce, warehouses are some of the hottest properties in real estate. Phillips ( @EricaEPhillips ) reports some retailers were so desperate to find warehouse space this past holiday season they created pop-up warehouses in vacant suburban lots and parking garages.[1] ”[2] He adds, “Freestanding big-box stores closer to population centers than they are to warehouse districts are the primary candidates for such conversions.

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. It can also come with a big price tag, especially when you’re dealing with overweight containers.

How to Reduce Your Chassis Rental Fee

West Coast and California Logistics

These big-ticket items include your ocean carrier, drayage, and warehousing costs. 3pl contracts Peak Season Shipping Drayage 3PL Outsourcing Third Party Logistics 3PL Port Logistics Southern California Ports West Coast Distribution

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

Cerasis

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. The first post covered how you can get the DC or warehouse ready for the holidays or peak seasons. .

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

Material Handling & 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

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

The speakers cover everything from air and ocean freight to trucking and warehousing. Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. We are a marketplace for warehousing services. More than half of Hanjin’s ships were chartered.

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. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. California refrigerated freight is showing signs of recovery.

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. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. .

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.

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. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. California re frigerated freight is showing some signs of recove ring.

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.

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). Keeping track of warehouse inventories with an army of fully autonomous drones (TechCrunch).

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, a certain product is ready to be shipped from the manufacturing facility. Warehouse Operations

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

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. PST will ship the same day.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Mobilizes For California Fires. Tide in a box is coming to Amazon for easier shipping (CNN). California Fires: How Can Logistics Professionals Help?

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

How do you put your brand in a spot to offer expedited shipping without putting in the time, resources, and investment of several warehouses? Warehousing and storage. Order fulfillment , or the picking, packing, and shipping orders. Warehouse management systems.

Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

Cerasis

This increase follows California’s increase in minimum wage from $8 to $9 an hour last year and to $10 effective January, 2016. If you operate a warehouse in Southern California -- or any of the other impacted areas -- wages, overtime and related payroll taxes will increase significantly.

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Podcast: Susie Bodnar on the CSCMP and the New Directional Shifts in Supply Chain

Requis

It’s not just about procurement or warehousing, we go all the way to reverse logistics. When I started, that visibility was a phone call— ‘where is my container ship?’ Susie Bodnar is part of the generation that is driving supply chain innovation forward.

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. We go from our client’s overseas manufacturing location via air, sea, and land to their warehouse, our warehouse, or to Amazon’s warehouse. [01:36] When you buy something with Prime on Amazon, 99% of the time that’s a product that has been shipped right from an Amazon warehouse instead of from the seller. [00:52] Please introduce yourself.

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative new 5-year agreement late on Friday, so the West Coast ports resumed full operations this past weekend. According to Reuters : California farmers were especially hard hit by the port disruptions, with export losses estimated to be running at hundreds of millions of dollars a week.

Outbound Volume Booming After Countrywide Reopening

Zipline Logistics

However, same-day or next-day requests are difficult to cover without notification, primarily outbound southern orders and outbound California shipments. West Coast Logistics—Outbound Volume from California. Outbound California to all markets is tighter.

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

Cerasis

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshoremen Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been operating without a contract since the end of June, 2014. Now, after eight months of increasingly bitter contract negotiations and lobbying by Congressional representatives, President Obama has ordered his Secretary of Labor, Tom Perez, to jump-start stalled labor talks between shipping companies and the dockworkers’ union.

Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses. I’ve seen all sizes and shapes, from several thousand to several million square feet, with every level of infrastructure you can imagine, housing and shipping products from nearly every industry you can name.

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Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses. I’ve seen all sizes and shapes, from several thousand to several million square feet, with every level of infrastructure you can imagine, housing and shipping products from nearly every industry you can name.

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Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses. I’ve seen all sizes and shapes, from several thousand to several million square feet, with every level of infrastructure you can imagine, housing and shipping products from nearly every industry you can name.

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Amazon–Robots Roam the Warehouses

Operations and Supply Chain Management

warehouses with squat, orange, wheeled robots that move stocked shelves to workers, instead of having employees seek items amid long aisles of merchandise, according to people familiar with the matter. At a 1.2-million-square-foot warehouse in Tracy, Calif., Logistics Picking Warehous

The need to know

EFT

At this time of the year, Deng Jinling would normally be welcoming foreign buyers to her vacuum flask showroom or cramming her goods into containers to be shipped to customers in the United States. Sugar shipping rush in Brazil amid COVID surge causes huge vessel logjam.

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fulfillment by Amazon or Amazon FBA lets sellers in the Amazon marketplace take advantage of Amazon’s giant logistics operation to ship their orders. FBA items are eligible for Amazon Prime shipping and Amazon handles your angry customers (which Amazon considers its customers, not yours).

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. dba Cabrella Shipping Insurance Intelligence.

All Eyes Remain Focused on the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

The best-laid plans for e-commerce shipping will fail when shippers do not consider this final, vital leg of the journey, and those that do take the time to understand its challenges and focus on last mile delivery can excel in e-commerce, and deliver more freight to consumers, boosting profitability.”[3] And cities that are more spread out have longer averages like 9 miles for the Inland Empire in Southern California and 8.5