Florida’s JAXPORT boasts record container volumes in May

The Supply Chain Journal

May was a record month for container volumes at JAXPORT , the Florida port serving the greater Jacksonville area and beyond. JAXPORT describes itself as Florida’s largest container port by volume and one of the top vehicle-handling ports in the nation.

Crowley gifts $2.5M to University of North Florida for transportation, logistics

The Supply Chain Journal

million endowment at the University of North Florida (UNF) to create and operate a logistics center. Logistics Maritime News Shipping Crowley Crowley Maritime education Innovation logistics Transportation transportation and logistics University of North Florida

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Top 3PL Companies Florida

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics providers, or 3PLs, provide outsourced services to help a business manage all or parts of its supply chain and logistics operations. These 3PLs offer services to manage order management, warehouse services, fulfillment management, packing, shipping and more. Logistics

Florida to require e-commerce sellers to collect sales tax

The Supply Chain Journal

E-commerce companies selling products to Florida residents in the state will have to collect a 6% sales tax starting July 1. The Florida Chamber of Commerce said without passage of the bill , the state’s businesses would have been on the hook for a $713 million tax increase.

FreightWaves Classics: I-4 serves central Florida…

The Supply Chain Journal

Interstate highways whose route numbers are divisible by 5 usually represent major coast-to-coast or border-to-border routes (for example, I-10 runs from Santa Monica, California, to Jacksonville, Florida, from the Pacific to Atlantic oceans). Photo: Florida Department of Transportation).

Going Paperless in Florida: Women’s Care Florida

Hybrent

Women’s Care Florida is a specialty physician group that supports 350,000 patients annually. Hitesh Shah, … Going Paperless in Florida: Women’s Care Florida Read More » Case Study Physician Office

Florida Hospitals Fighting to Get Oxygen With ‘Hand Tied’

Supply Chain Brain

Florida hospitals are struggling to get oxygen due to a rise in COVID-19 cases attributable to the delta variant and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s decision not to declare another state of emergency

Port restrictions remain as Elsa nears Florida landfall

The Supply Chain Journal

Petersburg, Manatee and Fort Myers as Tropical Storm Elsa glides by Florida’s west coast. The ports of Jacksonville and Fernandina, Florida, are under port condition Yankee. The Coast Guard is continuing port condition Zulu for the ports of Tampa, St.

COVID-19 UPS and CVS will use drones to deliver prescriptions in Florida

Operations and Supply Chain Management

UPS and CVS are teaming up to deliver prescription medicine via drone to residents of The Villages retirement community in Florida. COVID-19 presents an opportunity to expand limited drone delivery tests. By Andrew J. Hawkins @andyjayhawk Apr 27, 2020, 10:36am EDT .

Tropical Storm Elsa kills 1 in Florida, injures several others

The Supply Chain Journal

Tropical Storm Elsa killed one person and injured several others Wednesday as it moved toward the Georgia-Florida border. Elsa’s winds toppled a tree onto two cars during the afternoon commute in Jacksonville, Florida, killing one person.

Billion-dollar lawyer speaks: Here’s what happened in tragic Florida wreck

The Supply Chain Journal

The arguments aren’t new; Pajcic, attorney for the Dzion family in Florida’s Nassau County court, presented them during the five-day trial. He had recently begun classes at the University of North Florida.

How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida

ThroughPut

Last week, I couldn’t find some backup facial masks in all of southern Florida. I think that’s exactly the point of why we are still attending expositions in Yokohama, running deployments in Milan, and visiting investors in Florida. Southern Florida.

FMCSA focused on work zone crashes in Florida, Georgia and Texas

The Supply Chain Journal

High rates of work zone crashes involving large trucks in Florida, Georgia and Texas have earned those states special attention from federal regulators this week as part of a national safety campaign.

AUDIO: Freight Rates Spike in Florida

DAT Solutions

Listen below to Mark Montague, DAT Pricing Analyst, and Terry Scruton of Land Line Now discuss the latest freight trends, including the explosion in reefer rates out of Florida. type="audio/mpeg"> Your browser does not support the audio element. Download the audio. See the current market rates for every lane you search in DAT load boards. Carrier News

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. The ripple effect of Florida hitting its peak was some lower prices elsewhere, as buyers adjusted their sourcing: Atlanta to Philadelphia was down 48¢ at an average of $2.60/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. Prices out of Miami and Lakeland plummeted, but the ripple effects also led to higher outbound rates in Atlanta , as prices adjust and demand shifts northward to Georgia produce.

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. Florida - In the past few weeks, Florida has been a mixed bag: one week Miami is up and Lakeland down, and the next week Lakeland is up and Miami down. 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. Here are a couple of Sourcing Customer Stories, to bring you up to speed with Ivalua’s expertise: Ivalua will be represented at the event by our North American Marketing Director, Ty Levine!

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

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Logistics

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.

Hurricane Elsa still eyeing US landfall next week

The Supply Chain Journal

Elsa still has a good chance of a southern Florida landfall late Monday or early Tuesday, probably as a strong tropical storm, producing wind and flood damage. Insights News Weather and Critical Events Caribbean flood Florida Hurricane Elsa tropical storm

Tropical Storm Fred eyes US landfall this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Fred could make landfall early Saturday in the Florida Keys, with sustained winds of 45 mph and gusts up to 60 mph. However, landfall could be as far north as Miami, or Fred may not make a direct hit at all in South Florida. Petersburg area Sunday, hitting the Florida Panhandle Monday.

Deadly Tropical Storm Elsa heading toward mainland US

The Supply Chain Journal

Elsa will move across portions of Cuba Sunday, followed by southern Florida late Monday. Florida Gov. Insights News Weather and Critical Events Caribbean Florida hurricane Tropical Storm Elsa

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

Hurricane Elsa eyeing the Caribbean this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Then, Elsa could make landfall in southern Florida late Monday into early Tuesday, with sustained winds still at or above 60 mph. Circled in yellow are the Miami and Lakeland, Florida, markets, which are in the potential path of Tropical Storm Elsa early next week.

Jury hands down billion-dollar verdict in Florida against 2 trucking companies

The Supply Chain Journal

A new record for nuclear verdicts against a trucking company may have been set with a $1 billion verdict handed down Tuesday by a Florida jury. The wreck occurred in Yulee, Florida, on Interstate 95.

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. 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. In Florida, “people are still actively filling their tanks," he said.

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

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

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

Truckers to hit more potential flooding along Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

Several more inches of rain, possibly 6 inches or more, could accumulate in southeastern Louisiana, southern parts of Mississippi and Alabama, as well as western Florida. Interstate 10 from Baton Rouge to Marianna, Florida.

Gartner IT Symposium, 20 – 24 October 2019, Florida

ivalua

The Ivalua team is heading back to the 2019 Gartner IT Symposium in Orlando, Florida. The post Gartner IT Symposium, 20 – 24 October 2019, Florida appeared first on Ivalua Come and visit us at Booth 241! Ivalua at the Gartner IT Symposium. The Gartner IT Symposium is one of the largest events we attend all year.

Ida’s flood threat keeps trucking across US

The Supply Chain Journal

Parts of southern Alabama picked up 6 to 7 inches of rain, while Walnut Hill, Florida, recorded 8.2 Portions of the Southeast, including the western Florida Panhandle, eastern and northern Alabama, and northern Georgia, will see an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain through Wednesday morning.

JAXPORT’s container and vehicle volumes ‘strong’ fiscal year-to-date

The Supply Chain Journal

Container and vehicle volumes at the port in Jacksonville, Florida, have been “strong” fiscal year-to-date, with vehicle volumes nearing pre-pandemic levels. and the Florida market. and particularly the growing Florida market.”.

Conflicting Realities in the Face of COVID-19

Logistics Viewpoints

While some states are pushing to re-open their economy (or beaches, in the case of Florida), others are cautioning that doing so too early would be socially irresponsible and bad for the economy. The future remains uncertain as the country continues to combat COVID-19.