Trending Transportation Updates: January 2018

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The East Coast was hit hard at the start of the year with snow squalls reaching as far as northern Florida. 2018 Winter Storms Were in Full Effect. Early January was the time for snow. Regions around Lake Erie saw heavy snow the first week of January, with record-breaking accumulation of over 133 inches. Major roadways were shut down causing large delays and disruptions to markets with restrictions to trucking.

'Not Welcome Here': Amazon Faces Growing Resistance to Its Second Home

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That proposition has united an ideologically diverse group of dissenters to Amazon’s grand HQ2 competition, ranging from rightwing organizations linked to the Koch brothers to the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). And a petition launched by the prominent urbanist Richard Florida and dozens of other academics calling for the finalist cities to unite in a “mutual non-aggression pact” on tax incentives has garnered more than 15,000 signatures.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

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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. The disruption to the supply chain will be felt across North America. Current as of October 11, 2018.

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


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).

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.

Kroger and Ocado break ground on Ohio fulfillment centre


NYSE: KR ), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, have begun construction on a new automated warehouse facility with digital and robotic capabilities. Two additional sites have been selected in the Central Florida and Mid-Atlantic regions. Kroger is proud to choose our home state of Ohio as the location for the first-of-its-kind customer fulfillment center in America," continued McMullen. "We

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This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

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With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

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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.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk


At the new plant, Mazda expects to produce cross-over models which Mazda will introduce to the North American market, and Toyota plans to produce the Corolla for the North American market. Toyota will be better positioned to respond to the growing North American market.

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

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CEVA Logistics (The Americas). CEVA Logistics (The Americas). DB Schenker (The Americas). DB Schenker (The Americas). Service coverage encompasses North America, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll


States faring better include Minnesota, Georgia, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, which appeared in the top 10 of both lists. Florida. #6. Florida. North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. North Carolina. North Carolina. #25.

Christmas is Over. Why Are There So Many Loads?

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Higher demand for vans drove load-to-truck ratios up throughout most of North America in the week after Christmas. Reefer Rates Soar for Loads Out of Florida and Texas. Lots of people like to take vacation during the week between Christmas and New Year's Day.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

The electronic validation program made its debut at Port Everglades in Florida to exporters needing to ship used vehicles from South Florida to destinations throughout the Caribbean, Central America and beyond. Content Summary: Trucks Platoon Across North Carolina Turnpike.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

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Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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

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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. .

Top 10 Markets for Reefer Loads in First Half of 2018

DAT Solutions

The high demand and tight truck load capacity has led to unprecedented numbers of reefer load posts on DAT load boards, North America's largest on-demand freight exchange.

Viral Reaction: Zika and the Supply Chain


The widespread active outbreaks has been increasing in South America and in Caribbean island countries, with cases of sporadic transmission reported in the Philippines and Thailand.

Webinar: The Servitization Revolution in Industrial Manufacturing

Material Handling & Logistics

Involved in the logistics and transportation industry for 40 years, Reg Kenney is President of DHL’s Global E&M Sector and Head of DHL’s Customer Solutions & Innovation, Americas Region, based in Plantation, Florida. A September 5 MHL-hosted webinar, sponsored by DHL.

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015


International Roadcheck is a 72-hour period when approximately 10,000 CVSA-certified local, state, provincial and federal inspectors in jurisdictions across North America perform truck and bus inspections.

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ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

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ScottsMiracle-Gro currently has warehouses connected to operations for the co-distribution of fertilizer with growing media products at 16 locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. to service the Company’s home center retail customers in northeastern U.S.

Truckers Get a Raise in July

DAT Solutions

The focus is starting to shift to the north, but there are still plenty of loads available in the Southeast. This is still a transition period for produce, with the focus shifting to the north. Florida is getting quieter, and now Atlanta is starting to trend down, too.

Hurricane Matthew Affects Spot Rates and Freight Volumes

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Inbound rates could rise in hard-hit areas like North Carolina this week. Lots of those loads were heading to Atlanta and Florida. Rates are based on DAT RateView , with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.

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LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion

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Old Dominion is based in Thomasville, North Carolina. In 1957, Old Dominion extended its operations to most major markets in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Five years later, the company relocated its headquarters to High Point, North Carolina, in 1962 and merged with Bottoms-Fiske trucking company. Old Dominion operates as a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier primarily in the United States and North America. LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion.

Hot Market Maps: Capacity at a Glance

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“For example, we may have an easier time booking a load to Florida during citrus season.” Where to find Hot Market Maps. You’ll find Hot Market Maps in the toolbox in the upper right hand corner of the DAT Power load board.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

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Charles Marrale is the COO of Exfreight Zeta , an international freight forwarder headquartered in Lake Worth, Florida.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment — Infographic


Retailers have started popping-up fulfillment centers across North America. Orlando, Florida. Winning e-commerce customers means fast, low-cost delivery. Ultimately, this requires getting your product closer to your customers.

Freight Rates Hold Steady, but Midwest Heats Up

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Florida is in off-season, so if you’re hauling freight into Miami , you’ll need to make your money on the way down. Rates are based on DAT RateView, with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment


Retailers have started popping-up fulfillment centers across North America. Orlando, Florida. Winning eCommerce customers means fast, affordable delivery—for both you and your customers.

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

DAT Solutions

As you can see on the map, Central Florida rates are down in the off-season, Central California is not at its peak, but rates are holding up, and Green Bay , WI is becoming a Hot Market.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Networked Supply.

Global Trade Management

That was the message of a panel of experts on perishables shipping Wednesday at the AirCargo Americas Conference in Miami. Perishables represent a particularly important segment of the Miami air cargo market, because Miami International Airport is a primary hub for perishables moving between Latin America, the Caribbean islands, and North America. There are generally imbalances in the Americas between northbound and southbound movements.

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Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment - Infographic


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Cargo Ship Woes Still Affecting Spot Market Rates

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The good news is that more lanes were up than down last week Outbound rates got an offseason bump in Florida. Rates are based on DAT RateView , with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.