Top Winter Freight Shipping Tips

Freight Center

Winter freight shipping always tests the strength of the logistics industry and e-commerce. Below is a quick list of the top winter freight shipping tips to help guide you and keep your supply chain hot during the trickiest time for shipping. Unless you live in Florida, winter is synonymous with snowstorms. And you don’t need to be a rocket scientist to know the effects a snowstorm has on highways and freight shipping. Warehousing.

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment. There are many factors that can impact costs, from warehouse replenishment practices to the warehouse equipment deployed to support the fulfillment process. ” Meet Our Panel of Warehouse Pros: Nate Masterson.

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Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

More than a year into a freight capacity crisis that shows little sign of weakening, it’s time for all parties involved in logistics and freight transportation to meet this issue head on. Freight Capacity Crisis: How Did We Get Here So Quickly?

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. Regional Freight Volume Update ? . California r efrigerated freight has recovered.

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. As we've said in the past , hurricanes usually affect freight movements in three stages: Before the storm , if it is predicted in advance, shippers rush to move freight out of the way.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Alexa Heads to the Warehouse (WSJ – sub. Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Freight trucking startup Shipwell gets a $10 million boost (TechCrunch). Warehouse Space Growing Tighter on Rising E-Commerce Demands (WSJ – sub.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Together, Florida and Texas represent nearly 15% of the U.S. It begs the question: what happens to your freight during a natural disaster? This could be from debris or flooding, especially since freight trucking is the most common mode of transport. This could mean altering their route to avoid the storm, or making sure warehouse facilities are prepared to withstand the brunt of the storm when moving goods isn’t a viable option.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Florida.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Florida.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Florida.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

DAT Solutions

West Coast van freight heated up last week, especially in the Los Angeles market. In mid-September, we were focused on evacuating the Carolinas and diverting trucks and freight away from Hurricane Florence. Changes in the ratio often signal impending changes in freight rates.

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Amazon has dozens of warehouses all over the country, and more around the world, so your products may be in your customers’ hands quickly. The inventory that’s on the shelves and logged into the system is the inventory your 3PL warehouse can pick, pack and ship to your customers.

Here's How Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Have Affected Van Freight

DAT Solutions

A lot of the spot market freight volumes that were stalled in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey have started to come back. Last week, Houston's van freight volumes rebounded to 88% of pre-storm levels. Of course, this was all before Hurricane Irma struck Florida.

Guest Post: Texas Now the Number 1 State for Refrigerated Freight Volume

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Texas is now the number one state for refrigerated freight volume on DAT Load Boards, surpassing California by a wide margin. state, there is a marked shift in demand for refrigerated equipment on the spot truckload freight market.

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The New Way a TMS Fuels Routing Creativity

Talking Logistics

You may not do your job with a palette and a paintbrush, but it’s safe to say that logistics planners have to be creative when moving freight. In today’s business environment, no planner is simply loading freight onto a truck and shipping it from Point A to Point B via a common carrier. a warehouse or cross-dock) in a company’s freight network to route a daily mix of inbound freight on truckload or less-than-truckloads (LTL) to plan loads for delivery.

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The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba

Freightos

Amazon’s licensed NVOCC (ocean freight forwarder), Beijing Century JOYO Courier Service, imports the spinners from China, where they are delivered to a California Amazon fulfillment center. Freight InsightsThe Logistics of Fidget Spinners. How Jack and Jeff Are Reshaping Global Retail.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. By installing a warehouse in this region, the Company expects to improve its environmental footprint by reducing the number of miles traveled within its distribution network while also reducing costs and improving its customer service levels. The warehouse is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s high-service distribution model that the Company began implementing across the U.S. A new 100,000-sq.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Warehouse Automation.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. Instant freight pricing for international freight moves.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

How do you put your brand in a spot to offer expedited shipping without putting in the time, resources, and investment of several warehouses? Warehousing and storage. It would be much cheaper to ship the order to a customer in California from a warehouse in California.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Currently, this has not made a substantial impact on the freight market, but we are seeing signs that the industry is beginning to recover. Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states. Florida.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

The service most frequently outsourced to a 3PL is transportation management (24%), followed by warehouse management (19%). CEVA Logistics provides both freight management and contract logistics services for a range of customers across all sectors.

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

Ocean Spray, CSX (the rail operator), and fruit shipping companies partnered in order to enable Ocean Spray to ship more products intermodally from its New Jersey distribution center to the company’s Florida facility. Prior to the collaboration, these boxcars were returning empty to the Florida region. Ocean Spray added new manufacturing and distribution capabilities in Florida to support the company’s growing customer base.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

To effectively track each state’s progress in reopening and how freight is impacted, we will publish a market update for the coming weeks as the country eases out of lockdowns. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Florida .

What’s on Your Radar? Planning for Less Disruption in the Wake of Severe Weather and Disasters

BluJay Solutions

These critical efforts significantly disrupt typical freight flows in the United States, which was evident after Hurricane Harvey in Houston. The potential impact of natural disasters on production facilities and warehouses, for example, can be significant.

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

economy in 2017 and so far in 2018, manufacturers have been producing more goods than usual and requiring more freight to be shipped. Southern states, such as Georgia and Florida, will seek additional capacity to transport and distribute their perishable produce throughout the country during the annual produce season. Modal changes help free up on-the-road truck capacity after your freight has been transitioned to the rail.

The need to know

EFT

From apple packing houses in Washington state to farm workers in Florida and a California county known as “the world’s salad bowl,” outbreaks of the novel coronavirus are emerging at U.S. German freight tech start-up Sennder merges with France's Everoad.

Atlantic Storms: Carriers Stuck at Sea

Elementum

Hurricane Irma, the most severe storm from the Atlantic, has already left extreme damage to the Caribbean islands, and is expected to make landfall in Florida this weekend. Prepare for emergency mode shifts such as sea freight to truck or to rail, to mitigate missed delivery dates.

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The Parable of Walmart, Target Stores and Vertical Farming

Supply Chain Collaborator

From ERP systems, to transportation management systems (TMS) , Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) to Yard Management Systems (YMS) to freight and route optimizers and network design systems, every inch of their supply chains is fully visible and controlled.

Want to Help With FEMA Loads? It's Complicated.

DAT Solutions

Clean-up and emergency relief efforts are still underway in Texas, Florida and surrounding regions. So if you're looking to haul FEMA freight, or to help with disaster recovery, there's still plenty to do. Provide warehousing or trucks for non-FEMA relief.

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Announces Enhancements to Driver Pay Package at Con-way Freight. North American Freight Numbers July 2014. It also wants them to stagger special offers geographically—so a GoPro camera might be on sale one day in Texas and a different day in Florida. .

Outbound Volume Booming After Countrywide Reopening

Zipline Logistics

The freight market is making a rapid recovery as outbound volumes have increased and stayed at several-year-highs over the past several weeks. Freight Rates Rise from Historic Lows. Southeast Logistics—Outbound Volume from Florida, Georgia, Texas.

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How Does Atlanta's I-85 Bridge Collapse Affect Truckloads?

DAT Solutions

The collapse of a section of a bridge section on I-85 just north of Atlanta was shocking for two reasons: No injuries were reported, and its impact on spot market truckload freight has been and probably will be muted.

Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

It’s no wonder that the freight recession continues with tepid demand for goods from manufacturing and retailers. On a non-seasonally adjusted basis the freight tonnage actually increased 10.2 The first quarter is traditionally the slowest freight time of the year. .

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3 Technology Companies Disrupting Shipping

FLEXE

The speakers cover everything from air and ocean freight to trucking and warehousing. Basically, responsible for ocean freight carriers, ocean ships that rely on truck companies. Nerijus: Flexport is a technology-enabled freight forwarder. Or, even warehouse rollouts.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

When hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated Texas and Florida, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rerouted thousands of trucks to supply food and materials to the areas hardest hit. Large amounts of rail freight had to be diverted to trucks, further tightening availability.