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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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. Going up the coast in Jacksonville, FL, there is a huge port that receives the second-most automobiles in the US along with all types of cargo.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

3 Jacksonville, FL: Many major retailers and suppliers are establishing facilities and seeking dynamic warehouse space in Jacksonville to streamline their supply chains and reduce logistics costs.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

</p> <p><strong>#3 </strong><strong>Jacksonville, FL:</strong></p> <p>Many major retailers and suppliers are establishing facilities and seeking dynamic warehouse space in Jacksonville to streamline their supply chains and reduce logistics costs.

Rebuilding Efforts Fuel Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Baltimore rates rose sharply after Irma, likely due to ocean cargo that was diverted from Miami and Savannah. Flatbed rates have been down in port cities that were affected by Irma: Tampa, Jacksonville and Savannah.

Van Rates Peak in July, Flatbed Prices Rise in Southeast

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Rates were hurt by changes in the mix of cargo. Hot Markets include: Jacksonville, Savannah, Raleigh, and Roanoke. Spot market freight showed signs of renewed life last week, even though rates slipped lower compared to the week before last.