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.

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. Starting now, sweet onions from Georgia can officially be packed, labeled, and sold as Vidalia onions. Find reefer loads in Georgia or anywhere in the country.

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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 ].

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. These results are atypical , so they may surprise longtime freight trend watchers. In recent years, fall freight has peaked in September and October. If you are moving freight in the eastern half of the U.S.,

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Th ese conditions have caused a more favorable freight environment. That is e specially the case for outbound freight in southern states and California where produce season is in full swing. . Regional Freight Volume Update ? . Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states.

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. Van and reefer freight move in first, followed by flatbeds hauling construction equipment and materials. Visit our Emergency Freight page for resources regarding FEMA loads, emergency services and reports on supply chain disruptions.

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. It’s also important to have access to local expertise when evaluating ways to shift freight to the new Silk Road. 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. Visit our Emergency Freight page for resources regarding FEMA loads, emergency services and reports on supply chain disruptions. Freight Rates

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.

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.

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.

The Toilet Paper Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Georgia-Pacific, for instance is increasing short term production. Environment Freight and Logistics Inventory Management Supply Chain Management Coronavirus Toilet PaperSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Coronavirus Exposes Global Supply Chain Fragility! Our recent trips to Costco and Walmart, in mid March 2020, had one thing in particular in common.

Early winter storms could cause freight schedules to slip

DAT Solutions

That means a lot of freight delivery schedules are going to slip. DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 279 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $57 billion in real transactions. There are black ice warnings for Alabama and Georgia. Storms freeze freight flows.

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. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. This is an important aspect of managing freight spend. Georgia.

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. Syfan's hometown of Gainesville, Georgia is a major poultry market, so they needed trucks to haul chickens, turkeys and other fowl from Georgia to population centers throughout the U.S.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Logistics

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.

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. The bright spot was Ontario , CA, where reefer freight volume and rates got a boost from produce harvests in the Coachella and Imperial Valleys.

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens. The current driver shortage, which the American Trucking Associations (ATA) estimates to be over 50,000 drivers, and the competitive freight market have served to boost driver pay, benefits, and bonuses over the past year. Freight rates have leveled off (and even retreated, in some cases).

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. Flatbed freight was strong in March, and there was a spike in rates to close the month. Spot market volumes were down during the first week of April.

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. Flatbed freight was strong in March, and there was a spike in rates to close the month. Spot market volumes were down during the first week of April.

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. Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Technology Freight Future Leadership Logistics SCM supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address. Posted on kencogroup.com by Kristi Montgomery.

Top 10 Benefits of Third-Party Warehousing Solutions

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

According to a study by the Georgia Institute of Technology , less than 30% of warehouses in the U.S. A quality 3PL provider like BR Williams will treat your freight like it’s our own. Why switch to a third-party like BR Williams for your warehousing solutions ?

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. Once again, the supply chains were dealt a major disruption last week from Mother Nature. With Hurricane Florence, the advanced warning allowed businesses to plan ahead, reschedule shipments and reposition their trucks.

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.

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 cloud-based solutions and applications are quickly conquering the markets all over the world; they deemed to be highly scalable, easy to manage and cost-effective.

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. Freight is unique. Freight sourcing is as unique and complex as the transportation industry itself. A graduate of the University of West Georgia, she is a resident of Jacksonville, FL.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. Revenue: $74.969 billion (12 months ending March 31, 2020), $74.094 billion (2019) Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia, USA CEO: Carol Tome 2.

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!

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. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

Trucking Market Update and 2020 Q1 Freight Outlook

Zipline Logistics

It was a good year for shippers as freight rates plummeted for the majority of 2019, substantially backing off the historic highs the industry witnessed in 2018. An overall economic sluggishness hit freight particularly hard in 2019 leading to what many have labeled as a “ freight recession.”. Industry incumbents like Celadon , New England Motor Freight , Falcon Transport, and HVH Transportation all shut down, some abruptly, after supply-side conditions did not improve.

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. What our team has learned from natural disasters is that the resulting tight capacity and increased rates can severely disrupt seasonal freight flows for months. For example, imagine you have a production facility in a hurricane-prone state like Florida and another in Georgia that makes the same product.

Doing Business in Turkey

QAD

Its borders consist of Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Syria, and the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas. Twenty heliports can help with the speedy delivery of air freight when necessary.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Currently, this has not made a substantial impact on the freight market, but we are seeing signs that the industry is beginning to recover. Additionally, according to Freight Waves, “outbound tender rejections have increased week-over-week for the first time since the OTRI peaked at 19.25% on March 28.”. Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent.

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. Currently international freight transport is about 10% of the total greenhouse gas emissions but it’s going to grow based on the recent projections of the European parliament to between 20 and 50% of the total global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 under business as usual scenario. Full transcript of the video: My name is Eric Beckwitt.