2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

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Cleveland to Chicago also paid 15¢ better at $1.75/mile. Asparagus, beans, and peas are shipping out of Western Michigan, and reefer rates on the lane from Grand Rapids to Philadelphia jumped up 47¢ to $3.17/mile. Grand Rapids to Cleveland also rose 24¢ to $3.35/mile.

Spot market demand heats up out West

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The West Coast is starting to see the freight that shipped from China after the Chinese New Year celebrations ended. port for those ships, and that freight was already being loaded onto trucks last week. Roanoke to Cleveland gained 54¢ to $2.67/mi.

9 Headlines Striking Fear into Shippers Lacking a Strong TMS

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There is still time and budget for shipping organizations to implement new TMS solutions or upgrade existing ones – yielding benefits like automation, efficiency improvements, expanded visibility and scalability – if they’re to be well-protected against what appears to be a looming downturn.

Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off

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To mitigate risk and improve quality from its Chinese suppliers, Cequent used IQS’ (Cleveland) global infrastructure to implement a domestic quality and compliance program in China on Unchecked Suppliers.

Rebuilding Efforts Fuel Flatbed Demand

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Load counts are up on DAT load boards , with more flatbed freight shipping to support the rebuilding and recovery efforts in areas affected by the storms. Volumes and rates have been climbing out of Rock Island, IL , which ships mostly on regional Midwest lanes.

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. Demand for dynamic warehouse space is highest in Cleveland. #2

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

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Outbound volumes from Houston also fell 73%, but the rearrangement of supply chains, the difficulty of shipping in the flooded region, and increased seasonal demand in other parts of the country combined to create pockets of tight capacity that put extra pressure on truckload rates.

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. Demand for dynamic warehouse space is highest in Cleveland.</p> <p>Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies.

Reefer Capacity Gets Tighter Ahead of Thanksgiving

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Demand is still extra-high out of potato-shipping regions ahead of Thanksgiving, but rates from Twin Falls, ID, to Phoenix dropped 27¢ to an average of $2.74/mile. The biggest drop-off last week was the lane from Grand Rapids to Cleveland , which plunged 54¢ to $3.16/mile.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

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With three maritime ports that together rank 7th in waterborne shipping, Indiana provides the only statewide port system with direct waterway access to two U.S. Content Summary: Maritime commerce in Cleveland produces over $3.5

Spot Freight Volumes Get Welcomed Boost

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Columbus, OH, had spikes on a pair of lanes shipping into the Northeast, which is unusual for this time of year: Columbus to Buffalo was up 17¢ to $2.79/mile. We got a welcomed surge of spot market freight to close out July.

The Economy is on a Roll

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Expecting more packages than ever to be shipped and delivered this month, parcel companies are warning buyers to order early. From my point of view, I am optimistic about the coming year as we wrap up a solid 2016 at Wagner Logistics.

Delayed Produce Could Lead to a Busy May

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We’re hearing a lot about shipping gaps in California due to delays in planting because of an unusually wet winter, which explains the flat reefer volumes last week. Grand Rapids to Cleveland fell on lower volumes, down 28¢ to $2.92/mile.

How Manual Consolidation is Costing You Money – A Case Example

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In addition, were the out-of-route miles and loading/unloading times at each stop allowed for when the Cleveland stop was considered? At this point we know that Kentucky must ride FTL due to time restrictions, and Cleveland has a short transit time and is over the LTL weight limit.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

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Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. We expect load counts to pick up there and in the border market of McAllen, TX , with avocados shipping ahead of Cinco de Mayo.

Spot Market Volumes Are Strong, but Rates Still Lag

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Did you know that California ships 87% of the strawberries in the U.S.? Berries started moving out of Santa Maria in late February, and Ventura County is gearing up for peak shipping season. The end of Q1 contributed to a flurry of activity on the load board on Friday.

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Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

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Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. We expect load counts to pick up there and in the border market of McAllen, TX , with avocados shipping ahead of Cinco de Mayo.