Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

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

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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

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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)

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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.

Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

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With container ships jumping from 5,000 TEU Panamax to 23,000 TEU Mega jumbos, carriers need huge amounts of cargo to fill these ships – and that’s only possible with cooperative vessel-sharing agreements. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

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

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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

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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

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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.