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. As noted above, how long drivers stay on the road affects both timely delivery and safety, and it is an important freight shipping issue. The driver shortage was the top freight shipping industry concern for the third year in a row.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Make sure that all internal team members and external customers understand the current volatility and are validating purchase orders before being shipped to or from the border. – El Paso Times. On March 27, U.S.

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Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Bemis Manufacturing will expand its Monterrey facility with a 50,000-square foot addition, while the new polyethylene plant of the Braskem-Idesa joint venture will ship some of its output to the US. Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right.

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

DAT Solutions

HOT MARKETS : Rock Island , IL, is home to farm equipment manufacturers, who must have shipped a bunch of orders last week. Dallas to El Paso , up 53¢ to $2.40/mile. We're just a few days away from Easter and Passover, which coincide with the close of the first quarter.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

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.