6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Revenues, and in turn profits, took a turn for the worse in 2015 due to stagnating volumes and over-capacity. Before there can be profitability and sustained improved rates, capacity will have to be taken out.

Trends 298

Good news for reefers: California has plenty of water

DAT Solutions

The snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountains is the fifth largest in the past 40 years , and many of the state's reservoirs are at above-average levels. California experienced a 3-year period of exceptional drought in 2014-2016, but this year the state has plenty of water.

From Model X to Project Titan: A Closer Look at the New Auto Manufacturing

Elementum

seconds and a battery that charges to 80 percent capacity in 15 minutes. China, the biggest car market in the world, has started several initiatives to establish a production capacity of more than 100,000 electric vehicles in ten different facilities by 2020.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I was chatting with Ben Spilger from our Reno office about this when he said, “I can’t count the number of people I’ve met in Nevada with friends or family at least considering moving to North Dakota.” Rail Capacity.

Trends—October 2012

Inbound Logistics

Truck driver turnover increases,Urban Outfitters equips Nevada e-fulfillment center with state-of-the-art materials handling system. Shippers turn to spot market to find capacity and compare carrier rates. Greyhound partners with One Network to enhance parcel delivery business. MSC Beatrice debut in Asia-U.S. trade signals new wave of larger containerships

Trends—October 2012

Inbound Logistics

Truck driver turnover increases,Urban Outfitters equips Nevada e-fulfillment center with state-of-the-art materials handling system. Shippers turn to spot market to find capacity and compare carrier rates. Greyhound partners with One Network to enhance parcel delivery business. MSC Beatrice debut in Asia-U.S. trade signals new wave of larger containerships

A Thing of Beauty: Scalable, Flexible eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

With their team, we determined the optimal location was to centrally locate inventory with one of our warehouse providers in Reno, Nevada. Inventory storage during peak season: Ace Hardware uses FLEXE for short-term warehouse capacity to manage excess inventory during busier seasons.

Google Looking to Make Delivery Drivers a Thing of the Past

BluJay Solutions

The growth of business-to-consumer e-commerce, online shopping for example, is expected to continue to increase the demand for delivery service, and hence the need for capacity and efficiency in the last mile,” Google wrote in its filings to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Google Looking to Make Delivery Drivers a Thing of the Past

BluJay Solutions

The growth of business-to-consumer e-commerce, online shopping for example, is expected to continue to increase the demand for delivery service, and hence the need for capacity and efficiency in the last mile,” Google wrote in its filings to the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Trump’s China Cold War Yields Hard Look at Global Supply Chains

Material Handling & Logistics

China now accounts for more than 113,000 megawatt hours of the almost 175,000 of production capacity in the world, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance data. "A new consensus is rising across America," VP Mike Pence declared.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

Freight rate is made up of a multitude of variables, like weight and density, as well as distance and capacity. Trailer capacity. Nevada. We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: H ow much is the cost of freight to (insert destination) ? Fortunately, we have the answers you seek! Unfortunately, it isn’t as simple as 1, 2, 3. But don’t worry, you’re in luck.

This Truck Could Save the American Freight System

Elementum

We’ve talked about the truck driver shortage and its potential to disrupt domestic freight shipping: fewer people are choosing to become truck drivers, leading to a serious dip in truck capacity in only a few years. Automakers like Volvo are already testing prototypes in Nevada. Today, labor shortages are driving down capacity and driving up prices.

Have Van Rates Hit Their Peak?

DAT Solutions

As expected, the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has made trucks harder to find, while winter storms and truckers taking time off for New Year's Day made capacity even tighter last week.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Spot market capacity had already tightened in the weeks between Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Nevada is still dark in the Hot States Map above, though, and rates could rebound once as volumes rise along the Gulf Coast.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Nevada. Las Vegas is the most cost-effective city to ship to and from in the state of Nevada. Shipping to and from areas outside of major cities in Nevada can get pricey due to the rural makeup of the majority of the state. That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Nevada. Las Vegas is the most cost-effective city to ship to and from in the state of Nevada. Shipping to and from areas outside of major cities in Nevada can get pricey due to the rural makeup of the majority of the state. That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Nevada. Las Vegas is the most cost-effective city to ship to and from in the state of Nevada. Shipping to and from areas outside of major cities in Nevada can get pricey due to the rural makeup of the majority of the state. That being said, the lower capacity and demand can sometimes result in lower rates. Short Answer: Yes.

Supply Chain Innovation: The Next 15 Years

Logistics Bureau

People will be connected to those same systems, but in an ever less active and more supervisory capacity. In the United States, the state of Nevada has already licensed autonomous trucks for commercial operation on its roads. Supply chains everywhere are under immense pressure.

This Week in Logistics News (February 27 – March 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

The next port crisis is in the works, and it’s being caused not by labor disputes, but by capacity and productivity constraints. million, aims to work with freight companies by year-end to test trucks without human occupants on highways in states such as Michigan, Nevada or Florida.