All Roads Lead to Dallas

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Famously known for the barbecue, the Cowboys, and the State Fair of Texas, Dallas ranks as the ninth largest city in the United States with the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metropolitan area ranking fourth. Distribution Supply Chain Transportation

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

Talking Logistics

Kuebix Surpasses 10,000 Companies Using Its Transportation Management System (TMS). to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas.”

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. 2017 Food Industry Transportation and Logistics Conference , March 5-7, Orlando, FL.

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

Talking Logistics

Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”.

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Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. It’s one of the nation’s top-ranked markets for transportation and distribution.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

The state also is home to the Fort Worth Alliance Airport, which is a public-use airport located 14 miles north of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Louisiana’s transportation infrastructure includes: · Six interstate highways.

4 Reasons We Love the Drivers Who Keep Our World Moving

Transportfolio

– Bernt ‘Smitty’ Smith, capacity manager, Minneapolis Surface Transportation. – Sharon Varner, supervisor, capacity team, Fort Worth, TX. 4 Reasons We Love the Drivers Who Keep Our World Moving.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. Volumes have bounced back in Fort Worth , but the lane to Houston dropped to $2.27

Flatbed Demand Skyrockets. Why?

DAT Solutions

And while some parts are small enough to be transported in dry vans, the big stuff—blades, towers, and the turbines that turn the blades—require flatbeds for transport. Many of the raw materials—as well as the finished vehicles—are transported on flatbeds.

How Natural Gas and Plastics Impact the Truckload Spot Market

DAT Solutions

Now there is a push to capture a higher percentage of the gas, and changing it to a liquid form (LNG) reduces its volume 600 times, making it easier to transport by road, rail, or ship. Hopper cars will carry the plastics to packaging facilities in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.

This Week in Logistics News (November 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Data from transportation procurement events mirror these results. Robots Supply Chain Technology Trends This Week in News Transportation Management BluJay Solutions CLX Logistics ELD mandate electronic logging devices Elemica flying taxis NASA robots Uber UberAir