Reefers wanted today in Georgia, as Vidalia onions roll out

DAT Solutions

If you have a reefer trailer, you can be sure to find a load in Southeastern Georgia this week. The load-to-truck ratio jumped from 7 to 18 loads per truck for reefers in the Savannah, Georgia market today — specifically in the farm country that's about 90 miles west of Savannah.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

DAT Solutions

Pacific Northwest to Florida and Southern Georgia - up 16¢ per mile. The graph below depicts 24 region-to-region pairs, showing changes in rates for freight movements that originated in four Western regions, heading to destinations in six East Coast regions. Freight Rates

Hurricane Michael could bring spike in FEMA freight

DAT Solutions

As we've said in the past , hurricanes usually affect freight movements in three stages: Before the storm , if it is predicted in advance, shippers rush to move freight out of the way. Check with the Department of Transportation for Florida , Alabama , or Georgia , or call 511.

January Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

million TEU’s of new ocean freight capacity are scheduled for delivery in 2014, possibly making 2014 a record-breaking year for capacity. For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. The January Edition of your monthly Logistics Market Snapshot is now available! Please download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ].

The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

TMC

suppliers of frozen chicken to Kazakhstan began shipping product via the Black Sea and onward through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and across the Caspian Sea, to bypass trade restrictions imposed by Russia. The post The New Silk Road: Have You Evaluated Your Freight Options?

Hurricane Florence path includes 4 port cities

DAT Solutions

Although the coastal towns in the path of Hurricane Florence are generally at the receiving end of the distribution chain, there are 4 port cities in the hurricane's path that will certainly affect freight movements — and likely result in rate increases in those markets. Freight Rates

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: H ow much is the cost of freight to (insert destination) ? We’ll break it down and give you an idea of what’s involved in calculating freight cost wherever you’re shipping. Understanding Freight Cost. The cost of shipping is called the freight rate. Generating the Cost of Freight. California to Georgia.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Georgia.

Early winter storms could cause freight schedules to slip

DAT Solutions

That means a lot of freight delivery schedules are going to slip. There are black ice warnings for Alabama and Georgia. Storms freeze freight flows. Winter storms can have a big impact on regional freight moves, especially during a busy season.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Georgia.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. That being said, there is a uniform way to calculate your shipping costs, which can be calculated using our freight quote calculator. Additionally, our freight experts are here to guide you through the process if needed. Georgia.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

1980s Freight Matching Secret Weapon: High School Students

DAT Solutions

When Jim Syfan, CEO of Syfan Logistics , first started working in the freight brokerage business in the 1970s, there were no load boards, no desktop computers, no internet.

Vans Find Freight in the South, as Reefers Head West

DAT Solutions

Freight volume is trending up in some key lanes, a signal that rates may turn around this week or next. There is more reefer freight leaving Los Angeles , and outbound rates are expected to rebound soon, after a quiet week.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

That's normal, since it comes right after the end of Q1, when shippers are rushing to move freight before closing their books. A mid-March freeze killed a lot of fruit in Georgia and the Carolinas , which has affected reefer load counts. Reefer freight has been gaining momentum.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

That's normal, since it comes right after the end of Q1, when shippers are rushing to move freight before closing their books. A mid-March freeze killed a lot of fruit in Georgia and the Carolinas , which has affected reefer load counts. Reefer freight has been gaining momentum.

Supply Chain Innovation: The Path to Success!

Supply Chain Game Changer

At CSCMP Edge 2017, Kenco hosted a roundtable of supply chain leaders from companies like Coca-Cola, ChervonTechnologies, Georgia-Pacific, Kids II, and Sealed Air to work through the challenging but critical road ahead. SCM #SupplyChain #Freight #Logistics #Future #Technology #Leadership.

What’s on Your Radar? Planning for Less Disruption in the Wake of Severe Weather and Disasters

BluJay Solutions

These critical efforts significantly disrupt typical freight flows in the United States, which was evident after Hurricane Harvey in Houston. For example, imagine you have a production facility in a hurricane-prone state like Florida and another in Georgia that makes the same product.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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 Georgia Ports (GPA) continues to monitor the forecasted track of Hurricane Michael and any impact it may have on our area.

Hurricane Michael halts shipments

DAT Solutions

Demand for trucks will likely increase in the coming weeks, with FEMA loads and emergency freight heading to the Florida Panhandle, Georgia and the Carolinas. How to find FEMA loads and trucks, and what to consider when handling emergency freight.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management

Cerasis

The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations. Helen works and lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Transportation Sourcing Solution

Talking Logistics

However, if your role is managing the movement of widgets from point A to point B, or multiple points, the freight procurement task before you can be labor intensive and time consuming — unless you use a technology solution specifically designed for transportation sourcing.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Evolution and History of Supply Chain Management

Cerasis

By the 1960s, a clear trend had developed in shifting more time-dependent freight transportation to truck rather than rail. This led to the need for joint consideration of warehousing, material handling, and freight transportation, which emerged under the label of “Physical Distribution.”

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Transportation and freight costs are reduced. Premium freight capacity improves. Caterpillar also returned about 1,900 jobs to Texas and Georgia to build construction equipment. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

Truck Capacity Shortage: The Past, Present and Future

Talking Logistics

economy in 2017 and so far in 2018, manufacturers have been producing more goods than usual and requiring more freight to be shipped. Southern states, such as Georgia and Florida, will seek additional capacity to transport and distribute their perishable produce throughout the country during the annual produce season. Modal changes help free up on-the-road truck capacity after your freight has been transitioned to the rail.

A Green Future For Freight: Eric Beckwitt at COP22

Freightera

As many of you may be aware, freight shipping, international shipping and also aviation are not included in the COP21 agreement. As I mentioned before, freight transport is currently seven percent of freight emissions. Full transcript of the video: My name is Eric Beckwitt.

Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller

The Logistics of Logistics

FreightWaves is the leading Freight Intel provider, offering current digital intelligence and context to the freight community on a central platform. [03:50] People call it the Bloomberg of freight. 47:10] Let’s say I’m a little trucking company or freight broker.

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

EFT

States faring better include Minnesota, Georgia, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, which appeared in the top 10 of both lists. Georgia can lay claim to the nation’s best quality roads according to US News. . Georgia. Georgia. #10.

eLog Jam: New ELD Ruling Could Further Constrict Capacity

BluJay Solutions

For the first time in our careers, carriers rather than shippers are in the position of power in the relationship,” writes the study’s authors, Mary Holcomb of the University of Tennessee, and Karl Manrodt of Georgia College.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

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. Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation News & Info Supply Chain Management green supply chain sustainability sustainable A new 100,000-sq.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. Third, it is essential the system generate pre-invoices to reduce carrier invoice uncertainties, eliminate fraud, and manage freight spend.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Georgia. South Georgia and The South Sandwich Islands. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

3PL 101

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

See you at next year’s CSCMP in Atlanta Georgia where I have already proposed to chair a track called The Social Supply Chain! Associations Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Third Party Logistics My first CSCMP Annual Conference was in 1989 and I always try to get there every year to catch up with all my logistics and supply chain friends!

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

Jason Mathers discussed the 5 Principles of Greener Freight, and provided real-world examples of those principles in action (read the Ocean Spray , Caterpillar , and Boise case studies, and also watch my conversation with Jason from earlier this year on Talking Logistics).

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

economy relies on a vast network of infrastructure from roads and bridges to freight rail and ports to electrical grids and internet provision. 3] Those states are: Utah, Nevada, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia, Indiana, and Texas. Over the past few years, the U.S. economy has boomed and unemployment rates have fallen. While the full impact of current trade and immigration policies remain uncertain, one thing is certain — if the U.S.

The History of Supply Chain Management! (Infographic)

Supply Chain Game Changer

By the 1960s, a clear trend had developed in shifting more time-dependent freight transportation to truck rather than rail. This led to the need for joint consideration of warehousing, material handling, and freight transportation, which emerged under the label of “Physical Distribution.”.