FedEx Express Volumes Up at Memphis International Airport

Logistics Trends and Insights

The Memphis International Airport, home to FedEx Express’s global hub, reported May cargo up 7.9% shutdowns began in mid-March, FedEx Express Domestic volumes at the Memphis Airport have increased 6.6% In April, FedEx Express announced that it had joined other cargo carriers in partnering with Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Project Airbridge to move critical COVID-19 relief supplies into the U.S. Air Cargo Express FedEx FedEx Express

Consultant Insight: Mixed results from Memphis and Louisville express hubs

Logistics Trends and Insights

(Originally published in Air Cargo World ). Cathy Roberson, Contributing Editor, Cargo Facts ConsultingApril 24, 2020 Airports, ExpressCathy Roberson, Cargo Facts Consulting senior consultant and Air Cargo World columnist. On the other hand, FedEx volumes from its global hub at Memphis International Airport (MEM) disappointed. In terms of domestic total freight — parcel, cargo, and mail — FedEx domestic volumes in pounds have declined 7.6%

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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. The largest air cargo plane in the world is the Antonov An-225 Mriya , which can take off with a maximum weight of 640 tons (580 tonnes). 5 Most Evil Genius Cargo: Lasers.

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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. Air Cargo e-commerce FedEx UPS

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. There was one significant exception, at Fedex’s Memphis hub, where bad weather affected express parcels due for delivery on 12 January. Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. By John Edmonds, Research & Marketing, Freightos.

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The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

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?

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world. Revenue: $69.217 billion (12 months ending May 31, 2020), $69.693 billion (2019) Headquarters: Memphis, Tennessee, USA CEO: Frederick W.

Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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. However returning to profitability remains unlikely as HMM noted in its gloomy 2019 outlook: “Uncertainty over the cargo volumes in 2019 will continue due to the concerns of a global economic slowdown, Brexit, and the US-China trade conflict. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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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. Columbus to Memphis lost 10¢ of the previous week’s gain, back to $1.70

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

Or, you might think of Louisville and Memphis, where UPS and FedEx have their largest shipping hubs. 4 Dallas, TX: 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.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

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.

Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment

Freight Center

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. Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment.

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. Rates were hurt by changes in the mix of cargo. Spot market freight showed signs of renewed life last week, even though rates slipped lower compared to the week before last.

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.

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. You might think that shippers along the East Coast will be the biggest beneficiaries of fierce competition between the East and West Coast ports.

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. July ended and August began, so you might have expected a quiet week.

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 Bot features include pedestrian-safe technology from the iBot, plus advanced technology such as LiDAR and multiple cameras, allowing the zero-emission, battery-powered bot to be aware of its surroundings […] FedEx plans to test the bot this summer in select markets, including Memphis, Tenn., I’m driving around with one headlight.

Where Did the Loads Go?

DAT Solutions

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. 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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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. East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion.Transportfolio. Editor’s note: This post originally ran in October 2015.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

Transplace

Louis, Kansas City and Memphis. passenger airlines such as American and United are using passenger planes to move cargo only between U.S. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020. By: Frank McGuigan, Chief Executive Officer, Transplace.