Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

In the past several months, e-commerce giant Amazon has announced fulfillment and sorting centers in regional cities such as El Paso and Amarillo, Texas, as well as even smaller cities such as Orland, California, and Seaford, Delaware.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

In the past several months, e-commerce giant Amazon has announced fulfillment and sorting centers in regional cities such as El Paso and Amarillo, Texas, as well as even smaller cities such as Orland, California, and Seaford, Delaware.

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3 Important Freight Shipping Issues You Need to Know

Freight Center

Now, we’re counting down the remaining 3 important freight shipping issues you need to know as we move into the next decade. In recent years, the freight industry has seen an increase in shipping and the number of trucks on the road. Based on survey data, the ATRI recommends to “[i]dentify strategic locations on the National Freight Network for new or expanded parking ….” Continuing to train new drivers helps keep the freight industry diverse and healthy.

Borderlands: Descartes Datamyne report sheds light on USMCA impact

The Supply Chain Journal

FOB describes an export contract under which the buyer makes the transport arrangements and the seller loads the contractual cargo onto a vessel within the contractual shipping window. If air conditioners are up, it’s going to put pressure on shipping capacity.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the U.S.-Mexico Border Situation

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While this threat is not new, it certainly feels different this time around, and specifically raises questions for those involved in regular cross border freight movements. While we may not know if and how policy may change and impact freight for a few days or weeks, we can scenario plan for a reasonable number of outcomes. Work with your account managers and transportation service providers to review time critical and urgent freight shipments. – El Paso Times.

This Week in Logistics: Borderlands: Truck Capacity Tight Near Mexican Border

Freight Plus

Freight Waves. The United States - Mexico Cross border trucking and trade is a huge industry in which freight volumes are on the rise. . Long haul freight volumes are rising especially in Texas to Mexico area. Borderlands: Truck Capacity Tight Near Mexican Border.

This Week in Logistics News (February 6 – 12)

Logistics Viewpoints

The program could roll out as early as next week, with pilot programs in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston, and El Paso, TX. And while February is historically the slowest month of the year, port congestion has ships still waiting to unload, which should drive those numbers up.

Van Rates Sag, Flatbeds Add 2¢, Before Q1 Closes

DAT Solutions

It's common for shippers to hustle freight out the door before the quarter ends, and this is the deadline. DAT provides the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 179 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions. Flatbeds continue to rise steadily , as industrial freight is moving in.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

With the Laredo facility, Ryder will manage more than 11,250 cross-border freight movements per month between the U.S. 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. According to Union Pacific, it handles about 70% of the rail freight between the U.S.