CBP invests $46M to upgrade rail cargo inspection technology

The Supply Chain Journal

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to spend $46 million to upgrade technology to improve rail cargo inspections at 12 points of entry by the Canadian and Mexican borders. Twelve locations, which process approximately 60% of the rail cargo imported into the U.S.,

FreightWaves Classics: Naval cargo ship with a unique history

The Supply Chain Journal

Navy cargo ship USS Beltrami. The ship was named after a county in northwestern Minnesota. What made it different from the other cargo ships that were built, launched and saw service during the war? East Coast cargo operations.

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China ports bracing for Super Typhoon Chanthu

The Supply Chain Journal

Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. American Shipper Container Insights Maritime News Shipping Weather and Critical Events China ocean cargo Ocean shipping Ports typhoon

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The Daily Dash: New addition for refrigerated carrier

The Supply Chain Journal

Refrigerated carrier Hirschbach Motor Lines has acquired Eagan, Minnesota-based carrier Lessors Inc. That’s good news for owners of the cargo aboard the Evergreen Marine-operated vessel. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

The company has headquarters in Minnesota and also specializes in overnight delivery. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery and operates over 1,300 pieces of equipment. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. US Cargo serves a large range of industries and also has a large range of services to match, including same day and next day service. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

The company has headquarters in Minnesota and also specializes in overnight delivery. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery and operates over 1,300 pieces of equipment. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. US Cargo serves a large range of industries and also has a large range of services to match, including same day and next day service. Introduction.

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Hot Shots: Hurricane, summer snow, container ship cluster

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features Hurricane Nicholas’ Texas landfall, summer snow in Alaska, cargo ships stuck off Southern California and more. Even cargo that arrives by planes, trains and container ships ends up on a truck at some point before arriving at consumers’ homes.

Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery. Lastly, US Cargo serves Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Transportation Carriers eastern connection I hate UPS lone star overnight lso ontrac overnight shipping regional carriers regional shippers same day delivery small parcel carriers spee dee us cargo Introduction to Regional Parcel Carriers.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

While they differ in size and cargo from many U.S. Its primary markets include Wisconsin, northern and western Illinois and eastern Minnesota. Milwaukee’s history as a Great Lakes port began in 1835, when the first commercial cargo vessel called at the new village. Bulk cargo.

TCA Scholarship Fund recipients reflect on meaning of awards

The Supply Chain Journal

Ballinger received the $4,500 John Kaburick Scholarship and Kirsling, who is pursuing a triple major at Saint Mary’s University in Minnesota, was awarded the $3,250 Kai Norrris Scholarship. Joshua Short, Cargo Transporters Inc.

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. Crops are also strong in nearby Wisconsin and Minnesota, despite flooding in the Red River Valley. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes.

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How to Create a Truckload Strategy That Works in Any Market

Talking Logistics

The best 3PLs have internal controls to monitor carrier service, operational practices, operating authority, and insurance requirements in near real time to reduce your risk as a beneficial cargo owner. Steve is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato and serves on two university supply chain advisory boards. For most individuals, surprises can be wonderful—but, as a shipper, you try to avoid them at all costs.

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

GlobalTranz

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. One of the biggest problems facing veterans leaving the military is the difficulty of finding jobs in the civilian sector.

The Truck Driver Shortage and the Rising Cost of Everything

Freight Plus

Joyce Brenny, head of Brenny Transportation in Minnesota, tells. For example, Uberized freight would use app based technology to match cargo with empty space on trucks. In 2018 shippers are paying more for freight that takes longer to move. While bad weather and ELD implementation exacerbated the issue, the reason rates have remained high points to a much greater problem: There simply aren't enough truck drivers in the United States of America.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. The Port brings over 13-million tons of cargo through the Cleveland Harbor, resulting in $3.5 Opened in 1996, the airport covers an area of 1,198 acres and accommodates air cargo, corporate aviation, and military needs. More than 175 million pounds of cargo are shipped through ths state's airports annually. Minnesota. by cargo.

This Week in Logistics News (January 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

Hy-Vee is also administering the Moderna vaccine to frontline health care workers in Iowa and Minnesota. The four WestJet planes are being converted to cargo jets and will join the Amazon Air fleet this year, while the seven Delta planes will be added in 2022 after their conversion.

Volta Logistics: To Grow Quickly, You Need the Right Tools

DAT Solutions

Paul, Minnesota-based company, both Schleper and Nadeau had spent years working for other brokerages. Although Volta will move any type of freight, the company specializes in overweight and over-dimensional cargo types that require flatbeds, open decks and step decks. Vinnie Schleper and Ben Nadeau launched Volta Logistics in May of 2015 as two-person team. Within 18 months, however, the company had already grown to 12 employees. Schleper and Nadeau expect that growth to continue.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

Hy-Vee is also administering the Moderna vaccine to frontline health care workers in Iowa and Minnesota. The four WestJet planes are being converted to cargo jets and will join the Amazon Air fleet this year, while the seven Delta planes will be added in 2022 after their conversion.