Reefer rates rise as Florida hits its stride

DAT Solutions

Freight volumes surged about 25% out of both Miami and Lakeland, FL, and some lanes about of Florida saw rates jump as much as 85¢ per mile. It's been a slow spring for fresh produce, but there are some hot spots, especially in the southernmost states.

ProcureCon Indirect – East, 25th – 27th March 2019, Florida

ivalua

The post ProcureCon Indirect – East, 25th – 27th March 2019, Florida appeared first on Ivalua Visit our booth and ask us about the work we are doing with US Public Sector Organizations and with Manufacturers such as Meritor.

Florida Refrigerated Freight in Full Swing

DAT Solutions

Florida led the way again last week, with outbound rates in Lakeland and Miami up 15% and 8% respectively. It wasn’t just Florida though: Asparagus crops helped boost volumes in Michigan, and the lane from Grand Rapids to Madison, WI , rose 43 cents to $3.15/mile.

Florida Reefer Rates Take a Dive

DAT Solutions

Peak season for Florida seems to have come to a close, and reefer rates responded accordingly. Aside from Florida, the southern band of states from California eastward experienced high demand for reefers last week.

Florida: Your Partner in Progress

Inbound Logistics

On the water and in the air, by road and by rail, the Sunshine State stands out as a logistics superstar. But stick around awhile – it’s also a great place to live, work, and to keep your products safe for the long haul

IMAGINE SUMMIT speaker lineup: The sun shines in Orlando, Florida

Axway

March is just around the corner! Get ready to be dazzled and amazed. Axway brings a great array of speakers to IMAGINE SUMMIT in Orlando on March 4-6 and Chantilly, France on March 21-22. Today, we focus on Orlando. Home … Events Hybrid integration HIP Imagine Summit

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

Transportfolio

Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle yesterday as a Category 4 storm and continues to move across Georgia and into the Carolina’s. 900,000 homes and businesses are experiencing power outages in Florida and Georgia. The storm has directly impacted Florida, Georgia and both North and South Carolina. Business Logistics Market Update Florida Panhandle Hurricane Michael Market update Transportation UpdateCurrent as of October 11, 2018.

Northeast Florida: America’s Logistics Center Drives Global Business

Inbound Logistics

Jacksonville, Florida’s transportation infrastructure, skilled workforce, and available land makes it an attractive site for businesses siting new locations for logistics services and manufacturing, writes Michael Breen of JAXUSA Partnership

UPS Launches Electrically-Assisted eBikes for Fort Lauderdale, Florida Deliveries

Supply Chain 24/7

UPS, in collaboration with the City of Fort Lauderdale, has officially launched an eBike at a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday, December 2, at Laura Ward Riverwalk Plaza, 420 S.E. 6th Avenue, this electrically-assisted tricycle will be used to deliver packages along Las Olas Boulevard and in the surrounding neighborhood

Gas Trucks U-turn as Shortage Shifts From Texas to Florida

Material Handling & Logistics

Truckers who hauled gasoline to Texas last week from Florida may run the same route in reverse next week as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Sunshine State. More than 1,200 stations in Florida metropolitan areas were without fuel late on Sept.

Northeast Florida: America’s Logistics Center Drives Global Business

Inbound Logistics

Jacksonville, Florida’s transportation infrastructure, skilled workforce, and available land makes it an attractive site for businesses siting new locations for logistics services and manufacturing, writes Michael Breen of JAXUSA Partnership

Harvey and Irma Delivered Some Harsh Planning Lessons

Supply Chain @ MIT

Our hearts go out to the citizens of Houston and Florida as they continue to dig out from […]. Devastating hurricanes such as Katrina, Sandy and now Harvey and Irma are forces of nature that can’t be stopped by us mere mortals.

Hurricane Michael halts shipments

DAT Solutions

Road closures halted shipments on major trade routes like I-10 between Houston, New Orleans and Jacksonville , and I-75 up from Florida to Atlanta. One noteworthy thing was that pricing out of Atlanta and Charlotte was mostly neutral despite all the canceled shipments from there to Florida.

Is The Creative Class Coming To A City Near You?

Supply Chain Insights

According to Dr. Richard Florida, one of our keynote speakers at the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit, my description fits about 30% of us in the workforce. I’m going to start quoting from Dr. Florida’s work here. Dr. Florida will share insights on the future work systems.

Supply Chain Video News on NASSTRAC 2015 Day 1 Video Review and Comment

Supply Chain Digest

Understanding NASSTRAC, Witty Panel Discussion from Transportation Sector Executives, Short Haul Rail in Florida, Overcoming Parcel Shipping Challenges Coverage from Day 1.

Hurricane Matthew: What You Need to Know

Elementum

Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and along Florida’s coast. The Flooding, high winds, and serious rainfall have killed over 280 people in Haiti, and one in Florida. 600,000 residences and businesses in Florida have lost power.

How to Choose a Business-Friendly Site

Inbound Logistics

Areas like Northeast Florida actively work to make their local climate a business-friendly one

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy

Elementum

Currently, Hurricane Irma is monitored north of Cuba, where mandatory evacuations were ordered, and is forecast to hit Florida. Fuel shortages were already reported in Florida and analysts estimate that the Irma’s cost could hit $125 billion should it make landfall in Miami.

Hurricane Michael could bring spike in FEMA freight

DAT Solutions

Hurricane Michael has made landfall with the Florida panhandle as a very scary Category 4. Hurricane Michael barreled toward the Gulf Coast, and made landfall today in the Florida panhandle. Check with the Department of Transportation for Florida , Alabama , or Georgia , or call 511.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

It is the largest container port in the state of Florida and ninth in the United States. Lowe’s also had distribution centers in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina with extra supplies ready and waiting.

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In North America we certainly hear a lot about Florida oranges and as such I myself have certainly assumed that Florida was the Orange capital of the world. 70% of production comes from Florida, followed by California. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

GT USA launch Canaveral Container Terminal

Logistics Middle East

GT USA, a subsidiary of the UAE's Gulftainer, officially launched the Canaveral Container Terminal in Florida

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Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Elementum

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday.

This Week in Logistics News (January 28 – February 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I was in Orlando, Florida this week moderating workshops for a logistics service provider client. I was hoping for 70F+ weather, but even Florida fell victim to the Polar Vortex, with temperatures only in the 50s (which felt tropical, nonetheless, compared to Chicago and Boston).

Descartes Evolution 2019 - Global User & Partner Conference Recap

Descartes

Embracing the theme of Transforming the Customer Experience , Descartes Evolution Global User & Partner Conference was held in Naples, Florida and it did not disappoint! Hosted at another great venue to spur engagement and interaction, the meeting offered insight into customer successes, a scorecard for the past year’s innovation and the upcoming product roadmaps.

Shippers, Prepare to SOAR

BluJay Solutions

Taking place from April 23-26 in Orlando, Florida at the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal OrlandoÔ, SOAR promises to be another unforgettable experience.

[Infographic] 5 Ways STEM Education is Leading the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Author information Lauren Wilson Director of Admissions at Florida Polytechnic University As the Director of Admissions at Florida Polytechnic University, Lauren Willison is responsible for supporting the Vice Provost of Enrollment in managing recruitment efforts.

How to Choose a Business-Friendly Site

Inbound Logistics

Areas like Northeast Florida actively work to make their local climate a business-friendly one

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

Relief efforts are underway in Florida, and our hearts go out to those recovering from Hurricane Irma. As mentioned above, there’s been a big uptick in freight going into Florida from Atlanta and Charlotte , and rates on those lanes soared last week.

Kroger and Ocado announce two additional sites for high-tech customer fulfilment centres

EFT

NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced Central Florida and Mid-Atlantic as the newly-named regions for America's next two Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFC). The Kroger Co.

Make the Switch to a Digital Supply Chain at RILA's LINK Conference

Amber Road

The Retail Industry Leaders Association's LINK conference in Orlando, Florida next week is a great opportunity to learn more about the numerous benefits of supply chain digitization and its impact on logistics, in-transit visibility, and free trade agreements.

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Inbound Logistics

Advanced Visibility in Emergency Response Situations

Talking Logistics

As just one example of how ALAN works, Kathy mentioned a recent situation where a company donated a piece of equipment needed in Florida after Hurricane Michael. ALAN found a transportation partner who donated free shipment of the equipment to Florida. We all know the important role that supply chain and logistics people, processes, and technologies play in everyday commerce.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

Supply chain conferences are an excellent way to connect with industry professionals, learn about new technologies, and refine your operation through the experience of others.

Atlantic Storm Watch: 3PL Efforts

Elementum

Carriers are maintaining flexibility and directing capacity to areas that could potentially be recovery points for decimated south Florida ports. 3PLs are busy planning so that they can realize operational integrity as soon as possible post emergency.

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Companies Weren’t Prepared for Hurricanes in 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

For companies with operations in Texas, Florida or Puerto Rico, last year’s hurricane season brought not only catastrophe to their communities, but also a wake-up call on how to better manage this type of risk going forward. based companies with operations in Texas, Florida or Puerto Rico.

Attn: Logistics Professionals. How Do We Equip the Next Generation?

Cerasis

Author information Kyle Martin Kyle Martin brings 11 years of storytelling experience to the content coordinator position at Florida Polytechnic University. The world needs more data-driven, tech-savvy logisticians to manage the flow of goods and services in a technology-obsessed world – and that’s exactly where a pragmatic education can help. How can aspiring logistics professionals ensure their college program offers the curriculum and the resources they need to succeed?