Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

Freightos

Celebrating the anniversary of this first flight, we’re taking a look at nine most amazing things you should know about air cargo. 1 First air cargo flight: 1910. 2 Craziest air cargo market entry: DHL Express. 3 Largest air cargo plane: Antonov An-225.

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FedEx’s E-Commerce Loss Appears to be UPS’ Gain

Logistics Trends and Insights

Our first Air Cargo World article takes a look at FedEx and UPS’ investments in their major U.S. hubs, Memphis and Louisville, respectively, how each has performed in terms of volumes this year and investments that are focused on growing their e-commerce market share.

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2

Freightos

Following disruptions caused by bad weather in US and Europe two weeks ago, last week airport operations quickly returned to normal, and cleared any cargo backlogs. Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

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and is transported to the nearest cargo-shipping airport. Memphis: The Super Hub. Interestingly enough, the biggest hub in the United States is Memphis, Tennessee. So much so that Memphis is home to the second busiest airport in the world, second only to Hong Kong. This is due largely to the fact that FedEx has set up shop for their super hub in Memphis. So, why Memphis, with a population of 650,000?

Van freight gears up for the holidays

DAT Solutions

The threatened strike by UPS Freight (LTL) may already be causing shippers to divert their cargo to other channels. Columbus to Memphis rates declined 13¢ to $1.85/mile. The West Coast continued to drive spot market demand last week. Load-to-truck ratios in Los Angeles hit 12.2

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.

FedEx – Despite the Lipstick Attempt, A Disappointing Earnings Report

Logistics Trends and Insights

“We expect the current softness in air cargo demand to continue into the calendar year 2020,” said COO Raj Subramaniam. But I suspect much more is going on in Memphis and once that is resolved, a much clearer, smoother, strategic path will be laid out for execution.

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Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment

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John Butterfield was already an experienced stage line operator on the east coast when he was awarded a contract by the Postmaster General to provide semi-weekly mail service from Memphis, Tennessee and St. Our experts can help you ship even the most unique cargo.

How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Freight Rates?

DAT Solutions

We expect to see rates climb in the Southeast in the coming weeks as cargo ships will be diverted from Houston's deep water port to places like Miami, Savannah, and Charleston, and then transferred to other freight hubs in the region, including Memphis, Atlanta, and Greenville , SC.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

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Or, you might think of Louisville and Memphis, where UPS and FedEx have their largest shipping hubs.

Van Rates Peak in July, Flatbed Prices Rise in Southeast

DAT Solutions

Memphis had more loads last week, as it replaced Houston as the number 3 market for load availability, following Atlanta and Dallas. Memphis outbound rates were down for the week, but rates are rising in the Midwest, starting with Columbus.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

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In fact, the battleground on which ports compete for customers will likely expand and move several hundred miles west, toward Chicago and Memphis. They serve regional markets and are unlikely to receive large volumes of cargo headed to the battleground region.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

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Or, you might think of Louisville and Memphis, where UPS and FedEx have their largest shipping hubs. </p> <p><strong>#4 </strong><strong>Dallas, TX: </strong></p> <p>The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area is high on our demand list partly because of its prime location for access to major interstate highways and its air cargo infrastructure.

Rates Rise Unexpectedly in Early August

DAT Solutions

Those lanes are associated with retail, and the cargo may include last-minute merchandise for the back-to-school season. HOT MARKETS – Atlanta and Memphis had a surprisingly good week, with outbound rates trending up in both markets.

Where Did the Loads Go?

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Demand remained strong during the week in a handful of Hot Markets, including: Spokane , WA; Medford , OR; Fargo , ND; Sioux Falls , SD; Des Moines , IA; Rock Island , IL; Hutchinson , KS; Tulsa , OK; Little Rock , AR; Memphis , TN; and Decatur , AL. All gone! Okay, not ALL.

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East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In fact, the battleground on which ports compete for customers will likely expand and move several hundred miles west, toward Chicago and Memphis. They serve regional markets and are unlikely to receive large volumes of cargo headed to the battleground region.