Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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Cargo and Container Shipping Basics

The Logistics of Logistics

Successful international shipping requires a good understanding of cargo and container shipping basics. When large cargo pieces have to be transported by sea, the best and most cost-effective way to transport them is through cargo and container shipping companies. No matter if you are shipping for residential or commercial reasons, if you are interested in shipping large or high-volume loads internationally, the ideal fit is cargo or vessel shipping.

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Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Perishables represent a particularly important segment of the Miami air cargo market, because Miami International Airport is a primary hub for perishables moving between Latin America, the Caribbean islands, and North America. In an interview with the Florida Caribbean Connection, Helms said there is a lack of agreement on how the industry can police the supply chain. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

Starting with Miami, this port primarily handles containerized cargo with small amounts of breakbulk, vehicles and industrial equipment. It is the largest container port in the state of Florida and ninth in the United States.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

The conference is primarily focused on cargo owners, transportation management, analytics and technology companies, and most importantly, this conference’s participants are the first to hear the results from the 2019 Third Party Logistics Study.

El Niño May Have Your Supply Chain Partying Like It’s 1997

Kinaxis

A massive El Niño occurred in 1997-1998, unleashing record rains in California, deadly tornados in Florida, and a brutal drought in Indonesia, thus landing the term firmly on the radar (no pun intended) of millions of people around the globe.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

Hanjin's exit strands 89 ships worldwide containing some $14 billion worth of cargo, much of which was headed to the U.S. recently due to flooding in Louisiana and Texas, as well as a hurricane in the Florida panhandle.

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Atlantic Storms: Carriers Stuck at Sea

Elementum

Hurricane Irma, the most severe storm from the Atlantic, has already left extreme damage to the Caribbean islands, and is expected to make landfall in Florida this weekend. The Atlantic is brewing up relentless storms that are forecast to ravage all in their path.

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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

The electronic validation program made its debut at Port Everglades in Florida to exporters needing to ship used vehicles from South Florida to destinations throughout the Caribbean, Central America and beyond. Content Summary: Autonomous Boats Could Ferry Cargo in Busy Cities.

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

Southern states, such as Georgia and Florida, will seek additional capacity to transport and distribute their perishable produce throughout the country during the annual produce season. Cons: Slower transportation from point A to point B, diminished reliability from multiple links in the supply chain, increased risk of damage to cargo due to the shuffling of goods, higher infrastructure costs. Make no mistake — today, it’s a carrier’s world and shippers are living in it.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015

Cerasis

The kickoff event includes speakers from CVSA, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Idaho State Police, Washington State Patrol, Florida Highway Patrol and Washington Trucking Associations. The special emphasis for International Roadcheck 2015 is cargo securement.

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How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

Keep in mind that the further away your cargo has to go, the higher the freight rate will be. California to Florida. Florida. Florida to California. New York to Florida. Texas to Florida. New Jersey to Florida. 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!

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain

Elementum

More than a dozen cases have been reported in Florida, prompting the logistics companies to heighten their mitigating measures against the disease. Cargo shipments from Ebola-stricken countries going to Brazil had to wait 21 days, which serves as incubation period, before they could dock.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

Dates: February 24 – 27, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others.

How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

Freight Center

Christmas trees are just like every other piece of freight cargo in the world and need to get from A to B the right way. Fun fact: The Christmas tree variety selected for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City is a Norway Spruce from the village of Florida in Orange County, New York. Christmas cannot be properly celebrated without the iconic decorated evergreen tree.

Here's How Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Have Affected Van Freight

DAT Solutions

That doesn’t mean that everything is the same as before – some cargo is not moving at all, and other types of freight are moving in higher volume because of pent-up demand. Of course, this was all before Hurricane Irma struck Florida.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference LINK ($1,095 to $1,595, Depending on Membership and Registration Date) Dates: February 24 – 27, 2019 in Orlando, Florida The RILA LINK conference focuses on giving retail supply chain executives a review of emerging technologies and the opportunities through logistics service providers.

FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers

Cerasis

These specific grants, distributed through the FMCSA’s Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training (CMV-OST) program, will be given to 9 technical and community colleges around the country from Florida to Minnesota, Nebraska to Virginia.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

Involved in the logistics and transportation industry for 40 years, Reg Kenney is President of DHL’s Global E&M Sector and Head of DHL’s Customer Solutions & Innovation, Americas Region, based in Plantation, Florida. A September 5 MHL-hosted webinar, sponsored by DHL.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

DAT Solutions

Even from a great distance, three September storms had an impact on California cargo in mid-October. Cargo ships were re-routed or delayed en route to and from ports from Savannah to Baltimore. West Coast van freight heated up last week, especially in the Los Angeles market.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

Content Summary: Established in 1925, Burris Logistics operates an expanding network of temperature-controlled warehousing and distribution centers from Florida to Massachusetts. While the growth in the third-party logistics market has slowed somewhat, 90% of the major companies in the U.S.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Christoph Seitz is the Co-Owner of CFR Rinkens , a global leader in the shipping of commercial cargo, specializing in the containerized shipping of motor vehicles. Charles Marrale is the COO of Exfreight Zeta , an international freight forwarder headquartered in Lake Worth, Florida.

This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Robinson Acquires The Space Cargo Group to Expand Global Presence Transplace Partners with Noodle.ai I’m driving around with one headlight. The driver-side one burned out, so I brought my car to the local garage and they replaced it. The next day, it burned out again.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

The climate is mostly temperate, but Alaska is arctic, Florida and Hawaii are tropical, and the Great Plains are mostly arid or semi-arid. has 5,054 airports, most of which have paved runways long enough to handle large jets and cargo planes. Cargo transportation in the U.S.

Climate Change and the Supply Chain

Elementum

In September, Hurricane Irma caused flooding and the closure of several logistics hubs in Florida, while Hurricane Maria brought strong winds that destroyed almost all facilities and knocked out electricity across Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, several ports in the USA, such as the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, have also enacted similar measures through building zero-emissions terminals and using alternative sources of energy for cargo handling.

This Truck Could Save the American Freight System

Elementum

Germany-based automotive group Daimler recently developed a self-driving truck , with the intention of reducing road accidents and improving efficiency in cargo-loading and transportation. The concept caught the attention of local companies and government officials in the United States: the Department of Transportation recently partnered with Royal Truck & Equipment to pilot a self-driving truck program on some Florida highway construction sites by the end of this year.

Van and Reefer Operators Give Thanks for Rate Increases

DAT Solutions

Christmas trees are also ready for pickup, but experienced truckers will remind you to clean your trailer thoroughly after hauling trees, especially if you plan to follow with a load of food-grade cargo.

Winter storms bring rapid changes to freight markets

DAT Solutions

No surprise that outbound rates rose in Chicago, especially for reefers, which are needed to protect temperature-sensitive cargo from freezing. Oddly, the biggest one-day rate increases were on lanes outbound from the Carolinas to pretty much everywhere except Florida.

Winter storms bring rapid changes to freight markets

DAT Solutions

No surprise that outbound rates rose in Chicago, especially for reefers, which are needed to protect temperature-sensitive cargo from freezing. Oddly, the biggest one-day rate increases were on lanes outbound from the Carolinas to pretty much everywhere except Florida.

Where Did the Loads Go?

DAT Solutions

Big freight-producing states are affected, including California, Texas and Florida. Snow is in the forecast for the coming week, so reefers may be in high demand to protect chemicals and other temperature-sensitive cargo from freezing. All gone! Okay, not ALL.

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Can Technology Save the American Freight System?

Elementum

Germany-based automotive group Daimler developed a self-driving truck , with the intention of reducing road accidents and improving efficiency in cargo-loading and transportation. The concept of the driverless truck has also caught the attention of local companies and government officials in the United States; in 2015, the Department of Transportation partnered with Royal Truck & Equipment to pilot a self-driving truck program on some Florida highway construction sites.

Freight Abounds, but Rates Return to July Levels

DAT Solutions

The decline is a normal seasonal trend, reflecting a change in the mix of cargo and lanes. NOT SO HOT - Volume dropped last week out of Dallas , Philadelphia , Elizabeth NJ, and Lakeland in Central Florida, but outbound rate trends were not consistent.

3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

So today and yesterday, there was not enough capacity, cargo was rolled, prices spiked. So I wanted to tell you, why does your cargo get bumped. Why does your cargo get rolled? It was mainly because most of your cargo today is moving on standby.

This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

Talking Logistics

UPS To Launch eBike In Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, October’s total cargo volume broke the all-time record for the month. It’s December 1, the beginning of the end of 2017. How did we get here so fast?

This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Talking Logistics

South Florida Container Terminal, for example, said dry cargo could not be delivered and no container would be received. Last call for riders and sponsors!