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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A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

Elementum

California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. However, as the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital , California is in many ways poised to lead the development of the burgeoning legal industry, with expected sales of over $5B by 2019. Introduction.

A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

Elementum

California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. However, as the sixth largest economy in the world and the country’s cannabis capital , California is in many ways poised to lead the development of the burgeoning legal industry, with expected sales of over $5B by 2019. Introduction.

The Logistics Destination of Southern California

Supply Chain Link

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

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

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

PINC

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.

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.

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.

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Basics: The 11 Transportation Services with Jeremy Thone. Joe Lynch and Jeremy Thone discuss the 3PL basics: the 11 transportation services provided by 3rd party logistics providers. Jeremy earned a Bachelor of Science, Marketing from the University of Southern California.

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

Supply Chain Scope: New Study Shows Rise in US Inventories; California Estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030

Arkieva

Sustainable Freight Action Plan for California is estimated to Improve Freight Efficiency by 25% in 2030. The Sustainable Freight Action plan released by California governor Jerry Brown outlines a long-term 2050 vision and guiding principles for California’s future freight transportation system. California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.

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

West Coast and California Logistics

While you can’t control this decision, you can control how goods are transported and what happens once a container hits U.S. 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.

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2012: California Transparency in Supply Chains Act comes into effect

EcoVadis

The Act was originally adopted by the State of California in 2010 and it requires impacted companies to disclose their efforts, if any, to ensure their direct supply chains are free from slave labor and human trafficking. According to UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime), human trafficking : involves an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring or receiving a person through a use of force, coercion or other means, for the purpose of exploiting them.

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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

Daily anchorage counts from the Marine Exchange of Southern California show that the year-to-date average is 29.6 Chart: American Shipper based on data from the Marine Exchange of Southern California). “We Related articles: Demand boom on collision course with ocean transport ceiling.

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation

GlobalTranz

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.

Transportation Innovation 2018

EFT

A lively discussion followed regarding how the technologies will affect the transportation and warehousing industries. As of February 26, 2018, California allows fully autonomous cars without safety drivers to test on public roads. There are currently 50 companies testing nearly 300 autonomous vehicles that are licensed with the California DMV. Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations.

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

West Coast and California Logistics

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.

Road Trip to California

Tailwind

Are you on the Road Trip California? Are you living it up on your Road Trip California? Pratt President Tailwind Transportation Software Sign Up Today - FIrst 30 Days Free

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

BluJay Solutions

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.

10 Tips: Sourcing Refrigerated LTL for Food and Confectionery Distribution

West Coast and California Logistics

Transportation Strategies 3PL Outsourcing Cold Chain Managment Refrigerated Trucking Food Logistics Confectionery Logistics logistics in California

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.

Keeping Your Supply Chain Ahead of Winter Weather This Holiday Season

Kuebix

It revealed that regions from southwest Oregon into California, the Great Basin, Desert Southwest and […]. Blog Holiday Truck Drivers Visibility Weather Challenges kuebix Snow TMS Transportation Management weather Winter

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Tompkins Blog

Report: Trends in the Transportation Industry. The post Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon appeared first on Tompkins International. By Lisa Kennedy. Project Manager, Tompkins International. It was inevitable. We knew a detailed look into how FedEx manages its drivers would happen, and it was only a matter of time before the courts would deem them employees.

UPL Announces Partnership with TeleSense to Reduce Food Waste in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

UPL, a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, has announced a strategic collaboration with TeleSense, a California-based IoT solutions provider for post-harvest grain storage and transport

The Logistics Sector Leans in to 2050 Climate Goals

MIT Supply Chain

Ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit, California Governor Jerry Brown, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and Mahindra Group CEO Anand Mahindra set a challenge to industry: they want enterprises to join the 400+ companies already disclosing climate emissions by the September Summit.

Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10.Transportfolio. Transportation is (and always has been) a fundamental issue for fresh produce. In fact, a handful of growers in the Imperial Valley located in southern California founded Western Growers because of a transportation issue. So we created the Western Growers Transportation Program (WGTP). Traditionally, transportation was a buyer’s responsibility.

TMS Optimization: Transitioning from “Nice to Have” to “Must Have”

Talking Logistics

In practice, however, relatively few companies are using optimization technology, particularly in transportation. What factors are shifting transportation optimization from a “nice to have” to a “must have” capability? Why is transportation optimization key today? The underlying theme of these examples is that they induce more cost in transportation, and that leads to the need for optimization.

The Drought Strains Supply and Demand

Supply Chain Link

California is no stranger to drought conditions. Transportation. Distribution Supply Chain Sustainability TransportationThe lack of rainfall continues to affect the area and threaten the residents and businesses residing in the area. Read more. 09/29/2015. Distribution. Supply Chain. Sustainability.

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. Distribution Drayage Labor issues Transportation Strategies west coast warehouses Third Party Logistics Southern California Ports West Coast DistributionStop me if you’ve heard this before: we’re in the midst of a truck driver shortage.

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

Talking Logistics

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. 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. Speakers: Brian Nichols, Vice President, Solutions, Knight Transportation; John Martin, Director of Sales Engineering, MercuryGate International, Inc.;

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking 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.”. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics?

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

Talking Logistics

Google, automakers object to California rules for self-driving cars (Reuters). Acquires IDS Transportation Services, LLC. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued federal policy for the safe testing and deployment of automated vehicles. How was the JDRF Death Valley Ride ? Brutal, exhilarating, and inspiring! Imagine hell during a heat wave, then add 35-50 mph crosswinds — those were the conditions we faced during the first 40 miles.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Read more on infrastructure funding and other relevant transportation industry news in this month’s Market Update, and then share your thoughts on these topics. This is typical for May and June—especially for temperature controlled trucks—due to high demand generated by fruit and vegetable harvests in the Southeast, Southwest, Texas, and parts of California. California has the country’s most expensive diesel at $3.156 per gallon, followed by the Central Atlantic region at $3.11.