Kurdish tanker carrying $100m cargo reappears in Texas

Logistics Middle East

Vessel still carrying 95% of cargo

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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

One of the fastest growing forms of cargo theft is deceptive pick-ups (aka fictitious pick-ups). Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Keep the cargo moving.

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My Worst Load Ever: Hauling Oregon Potato Chips to Texas

DAT Solutions

The cargo was bagged potato chips. The worst load of my career started off as just another day in early October, 2013. October 1, searching for a load in Prineville, Oregon - I off-loaded in the afternoon. I was unable to find a reload that day.

How to Thwart the Growing Menace of Cargo Theft

BluJay Solutions

While piracy on the high seas regularly makes headlines, the inland version – cargo theft – has quietly been on the rise for years. One needs to look no further than the FBI, which began tracking cargo theft statistics a few years ago after recognizing its impact on the economy – and realizing it also posed a threat to national security. Only 29 states submitted data, and 12 of those reported no incidents of cargo theft.

Texas Refiners Work on Harvey Recovery as More Storms Loom

Material Handling & Logistics

Gasoline futures have dropped some after Harvey, as domestic refiners bailed out swamped plants and resumed operations, while European and Asian traders swooped in with cargoes to capture profits.

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Hurricane Harvey Updates

Elementum

The rain has stopped in Houston, Texas, but the traumatic conditions left by Tropical Storm Harvey have not yet cleared. Tropical Storm Harvey lashed Houston, Texas — America's fourth largest city — and has proven to be extremely traumatic to tens of thousands of people and businesses.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear. Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear. Texas DOT is reporting road closures nearing Austin and San Antonio.

E2open Completes Acquisition of INTTRA, Bringing Together Leading Global Cloud Supply Chain Management and Leading Ocean Shipping Network

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, November 27, 2018 – E2open today announced the completion of the acquisition of INTTRA following regulatory approval. The combination of the largest ocean shipping network with the largest beneficial cargo owner (BCO) supply chain network will bring powerful benefits including: Real-time end-to-end visibility with the ability to monitor and react to changing global needs.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 15-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships (VentureBeat). The system will initially be focused only on intrastate loads in Texas, but the company plans to expand beyond Texas in the coming months, says Max Pike, strategy lead at Uber Freight.

The Future of Transportation 1: The Hyperloop

The Network Effect

This weekend, at Texas A&M University, there is a competition unfolding that promises to change the future of transportation. SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Weekend is being held January 29-30th at Texas A&M. . Musk plans to build a test track in Texas.

Climate Change and the Supply Chain

Elementum

The year 2017 has been catastrophic in terms of natural disasters, particularly hurricanes; in August, Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of coastal Texas and prompted the shutdown of several ports and petrochemical complexes in the region. Meanwhile, several ports in the USA, such as the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, have also enacted similar measures through building zero-emissions terminals and using alternative sources of energy for cargo handling.

Compelling Use Cases for Drones in Today’s Supply Chain

Techgistics

Hard to Reach Rural Drones currently provide the most value to areas that have either poor infrastructure, such as rural Africa, or have geographic constraints, such as mountain communities that prevent efficient cargo delivery. Although the U.S.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. 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

Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. 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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What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Together, Florida and Texas represent nearly 15% of the U.S. The security and timeliness of your freight are of the utmost importance, which is why air cargo takes extra precautions to make sure your shipment is safely on its way. This includes relocating personnel, moving equipment—cars, cargo, and locomotives—out of harm’s way, and rerouting cargo on its way to its delivery point through other rail hubs.

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. recently due to flooding in Louisiana and Texas, as well as a hurricane in the Florida panhandle.

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Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Transplace

Reuters has reported that “the reshuffling of border agents, announced last week to process the record number of migrant families entering the United States from Mexico, prompted delays of up to 12 hours for trucks crossing from Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez to El Paso, Texas.”.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

AUSTIN, Texas, October 22, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. The shipper, beneficial cargo owner, freight forwarder and logistics service provider communities derive value from a larger combined network and new end-to-end solutions that improve operational efficiency, reduce inventories and deliver efficient logistics operations.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

Keep in mind that the further away your cargo has to go, the higher the freight rate will be. California to Texas. Texas. Texas to California. Texas to New York. Texas to Florida. We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: H ow much is the cost of freight to (insert destination) ? Fortunately, we have the answers you seek!

The Legal Implications of Transport Visibility is NOT Good News for Truckers

NC State SCRC

To keep yourself in business, there are plaintiffs attorneys that are finding out what transportation is doing, and trying to find the big deep pockets to pay damages like the $281M damage awarded in Texas – because the smaller carrier won’t be able to pay.”

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

Ryder System opened a new logistics facility in Laredo, Texas. began development of a $41 million facility in El Paso, Texas, to expand its work in the cross-border market along the Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico corridor. began shipping cargo to select international destinations.

Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Literature Review In 1985, Parasuraman, Zeithaml & Berry of Texas A&M University published a paper called " A Conceptual Model of Service Quality and Its Implications for Future Research ".

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & 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 Texas. More than 175 million pounds of cargo are shipped through ths state's airports annually.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

In 2016, Mary Kay built a new global manufacturing and R&D facility in Texas, strategically located for proximity to other key locations, such as its headquarters, distribution centers and warehouse facilities. The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day.

Few hot spots remain for reefers

DAT Solutions

Expect a rush of reefer demand this week in areas hit by sub-zero temperatures, as shippers attempt to prevent sensitive cargo from freezing. If you don't want to drive into that slippery mess, head for someplace warm and load up on fresh produce until the storm passes.

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Hurricane Winds and Flooding Expected in Houston

DAT Solutions

Hurricane Harvey is expected to hit South Texas, including Houston and the Gulf Coast, tonight or tomorrow morning, and it may remain in place for days.

Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment

Freight Center

The community of Decatur, Texas has a beautifully restored Butterfield stagecoach on display. Our experts can help you ship even the most unique cargo. Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment.

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. In Texas : Dallas outbound rates have been kept in check because of the high number of inbound loads, but… Fort Worth rates rose 15% last month.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Christoph Seitz is the Co-Owner of CFR Rinkens , a global leader in the shipping of commercial cargo, specializing in the containerized shipping of motor vehicles.

Here's How Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Have Affected Van Freight

DAT Solutions

All Texas rates came down from the huge spike we saw in the previous week, but they’re still quite a bit higher than they were before the storm hit. The sharpest rate declines were in Texas , but only compared to a week when intrastate lanes hit the highest prices we’ve ever seen.

How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Freight Rates?

DAT Solutions

Even if you’re not planning to go anywhere near Texas or Louisiana, you might be affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Winter storms bring rapid changes to freight markets

DAT Solutions

No surprise that outbound rates rose in Chicago, especially for reefers, which are needed to protect temperature-sensitive cargo from freezing. Last week's Arctic weather stalled freight movement in and out of key markets in the Midwest.

Winter storms bring rapid changes to freight markets

DAT Solutions

No surprise that outbound rates rose in Chicago, especially for reefers, which are needed to protect temperature-sensitive cargo from freezing. Last week's Arctic weather stalled freight movement in and out of key markets in the Midwest.