What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

It begs the question: what happens to your freight during a natural disaster? The logistics industry is ready when disaster strikes. This could be from debris or flooding, especially since freight trucking is the most common mode of transport. Despite delayed delivery times, rest assured that your freight is out of harm’s way and trust your carrier’s disaster preparedness. Air shipments were re-routed through surrounding hubs—Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas/Fort Worth.

This Week in Logistics News (May 7-11, 2018)

Talking Logistics

My wife often jokes that she is the VP of Supply Chain and Logistics in our family. Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Uber teams with NASA to make flying cars a reality (CNN).

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference.

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

But while we are in the midst of a season notorious for a spike in cargo thefts , there are a few precautions you can take to protect your freight. Remember that freight at rest is freight at risk. Leverage relationships with your third party logistics provider (3PL).

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

But while we are in the midst of a season notorious for a spike in cargo thefts , there are a few precautions you can take to protect your freight. Remember that freight at rest is freight at risk. Leverage relationships with your third party logistics provider (3PL).

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. It is the 3rd largest in total freight railroads.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Rates rose across the region, with shippers moving freight out of the way of the coming storm. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.