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.

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: 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

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

The Effects of Hurricane Matthew Are Yet to Unfold for Multi-Industry Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

I am penning this Supply Chain Matters blog commentary on Friday morning as Hurricane Matthew continues to make its way up the Florida coast. This morning, the central eye of this powerful storm is located just off Daytona Beach Florida and continues on its northward path, with a potential threat of a U.S. landfall looming. […].

Even More Stark Reminders of Pending Supply Chain Disruption- Hurricane Irma

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters updates readers on the pending approach of Hurricane Irma to the Florida and potentially other U.S. regions. Procurement and Sourcing Sales and Operations Planning Supply Chain Disruption Transportation and Logistics Effects of Hurricane Irma supply chain disruption alert Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Risk

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.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

In Memoriam- El Faro

Supply Chain Matters

The ship departed Jacksonville Florida on its scheduled route to San Juan Puerto Rico and was apparently sunk by the effects of Hurricane Joaquin. Last week’s incident involving the container ship El Faro and its encounter with a Category Four hurricane has surely touched and saddened our supply chain community. According to various reports, the […]. Transportation and Logistics Supply chain Matters blog

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

Next Week: Supply Chain Matters Moderates CSCMP Annual Conference Panel Session

Supply Chain Matters

We wanted to once again remind our Supply Chain Matters readers and followers that Founder and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari will be moderating a panel discussion at next week’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference being held in Orlando Florida.

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.

Supply Chain Matters Update One- JDA Software FOCUS 2015 Conference

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters pens this commentary from JDA Software’s FOCUS 2015 conference being held today in Orlando Florida. This conference has brought together over 2000 supply chain professionals from 30 different countries. The conference further represents the 30th anniversary for JDA as a software firm. In this initial dispatch, I wanted to update our readers […]. Supply Chain Planning Supply Chain Technology #jdafocus15 JDA Software Supply chain Matters blog

Opportunity to Consider Attending the ISM 2017 Conference

Supply Chain Matters

The upcoming ISM 2017 conference will be held May 21-24, 2017 at the Disney Coronado Resort in Orlando Florida. Supply Chain Matters would like to call attention among our procurement focused reader audience to the annual 2017 conference of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). What caught our interest was that one of the featured […]. Procurement and Sourcing Institute for Supply Management ISM 2017 Conference Supply chain Matters blog

Supply Chain Matters Update Two: JDA Software FOCUS 2015 Conference

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters pens this commentary from JDA Software’s FOCUS 2015 conference being held today in Orlando Florida. In our initial dispatch, we updated readers on the day one opening keynote sessions. The day one executive keynotes, at least from the stage, were indeed a far different persona. There were messages related to commitments for […].

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.

Supply Chain Matters Update Three- JDA Software FOCUS 2015 Conference

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters pens this commentary from JDA Software’s FOCUS 2015 conference being held this week in Orlando Florida. In our previous two dispatches, we updated readers on the day one opening keynote sessions and on our impressions of JDA’s technology direction. Our perceptions of JDA’s past FOCUS events included an observation that despite its […].

Supply Chain Matters Summary Impressions: JDA Software FOCUS 2015 Conference

Supply Chain Matters

Last week, Supply Chain Matters attended the JDA Software FOCUS 2015 conference in Orlando Florida providing a number of live update commentaries regarding this conference. In this final commentary related to this year’s FOCUS, we provide our summary impressions. To view our prior observations and commentaries, please click on the below links: Update One- Day […].

Emergence of New Global Logistics Hubs

Supply Chain Matters

has released a research report indicating that over the next decade, 20 markets worldwide—including South Florida; Santiago, Chile; Bajio, Mexico; and Philadelphia—are set to emerge as global logistics hubs. Global commercial real estate firm CBRE Group Inc. The concept of emerging global logistics hubs was brought forward to in the book, Logistics Clusters, Delivering Value […].

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.

[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

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?

Supply Chain Matters Update Four- JDA Software FOCUS 2015 Conference

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters pens this commentary from JDA Software’s FOCUS 2015 conference wrapping up today in Orlando Florida. To view our prior observations and commentaries, please click on the below: Update One Update Two Update Three For the past ten years, in conjunction with the FOCUS customer conference, JDA’s Real Results Awards recognizes noteworthy […].

Trends—January 2013

Inbound Logistics

The sales and operations planning journey: Starting off on the right foot

The 21st Century Supply Chain

by Andrew Dunbar Last week I attended the IBF Business Planning, Forecasting & S&OP: Best Practices Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

Poor growing conditions in California and Florida are partly responsible for this change. In Florida, the weather has been bad, too. The spring rush in Florida won't be as great, and the typical June boom in reefer rates may be muted, as well.

The Journey for Excellence

Supply Chain Shaman

Richard Florida and Dr. Panjav Ghemawat—will share insights on the future of world trade and the changing nature of world demographics. It is finally spring in Philadelphia. Yesterday, as I walked the streets on the way to ballet, I saw flowers for the first time in a year. I love spring.