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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. 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. Blog Environment Logistics

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

Holiday weekends and the weeks leading up to the Black Friday retail shopping holiday are prime times for organized crime groups to target the trucks, warehouses, and distribution centers that send or receive those goods. Remember that freight at rest is freight at risk.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Holiday weekends and the weeks leading up to the Black Friday retail shopping holiday are prime times for organized crime groups to target the trucks, warehouses, and distribution centers that send or receive those goods. Remember that freight at rest is freight at risk.

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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.