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What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

2017 went down on record as one of the costliest years for natural disasters in the United States, standing at $306 billion in damages. 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. The post What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

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

Talking Logistics

As the lyrics to today’s Song of the Week state, “we close our eyes and the world has turned around again.”. 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.

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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. The following slides are those states that received an A, B+ or B rating. . . The state received an A.