The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

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Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. Freight freight shipping

Inspection Blitz Sends Freight Rates Skyward

DAT Solutions

Freight rates were relatively calm back when the full enforcement of the ELD mandate went into effect on April 1, as conditions had already settled into what’s feeling like the "new normal." DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 179 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions.

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Is Your Freight Spilling Millions Across the Interstate?

Supply Chain Collaborator

A Brinks armored truck traveling down Interstate 70 outside Indianapolis this week had its rear doors open sending more than $600,000 in twenty-dollar bills exploding across all 8 lanes of rush hour traffic. Opaque Yard Visibility | Keeping track of assets on large freight yards is challenging as is maintaining proper security at the gate house. This simple bit of automation saves countless hours in the processing of freight invoices.

Summer freight: Calm before the storm?

DAT Solutions

Freight rates have steadily declined since the Fourth of July, but they're still high. DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 270 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $57 billion in real transactions. There isn’t much urgency for long-haul freight at this time of year, so a lot of shipping has moved over to rail.

Spot Freight Volumes Get Welcomed Boost

DAT Solutions

We got a welcomed surge of spot market freight to close out July. That would’ve led to more reefer trucks competing for van freight, and the extra capacity kept rates down. Memphis to Indianapolis was more typical of retail lanes last week, falling 20¢ to $1.90/mile. It's unusual to see an uptick in volumes at this point in the summer, but the top 100 van lanes set all-time records for volumes last week.

March Freight Moves Out on a High Note

DAT Solutions

That song is from "Carousel" and I started humming it under my breath as I sat down to write about last week's freight market. Looks like we won't have to wait until June for freight and rates to be "bustin' out all over" though, because rates are already heading in that direction. Also, if you have an available flatbed, you're gonna be very, very popular with freight brokers. Looks like ELDs are having a renewed impact, on top of growing demand for freight transportation.

All-Inclusive Freight Rates Update: US FTL Freight Rates Under $1,000 USD with Guaranteed Pick-Up

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For examples of such rates, find below some of the super-competitive FTL freight ones our customers have recently searched for! To learn more about FTL vs. LTL freight shipping, click here or give us a call at 1800 886 4870 ext. From Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 to Indianapolis, IN 46241 – $690.33 Ready to book our instant online freight shipping rates? Freight Rates freight rates FTL Shipping

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations

NC State SCRC

facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., Freight rates are on the rise, and there are signs that the shortage are unlikely to abate. A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019. Companies represented included Advanced Auto Parts, John Deere, Hanes Brands, UPS, FHI, Lenovo, GSK, Altria, and UNC Healthcare.

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This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

June 2014 North American Freight Numbers. If successful, the program will expand next to Indianapolis, IN; Edison, NJ; and Memphis, TN.”. With summer unofficially ending this weekend, and school starting next week, the clock is ticking on summer vacation. So let’s not waste any time and go straight to the news… Google tests drone deliveries in Australia (Financial Times). Newegg Launches Same-day Delivery Service.

Better weather helps push van rates upward

DAT Solutions

DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. We're finally seeing the impact of better spring weather, with higher freight volumes coming out of both Chicago and Charlotte. Memphis to Indianapolis jumped 17¢ to $2.10/mi.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

July 2015 North American Freight Numbers. It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. These include freight rating, carrier selection, load tendering and visibility as well as match pay. There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

Top 10 Markets for Reefer Loads in First Half of 2018

DAT Solutions

The high demand and tight truck load capacity has led to unprecedented numbers of reefer load posts on DAT load boards, North America's largest on-demand freight exchange. DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 270 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions.

enVista Opens EMEA Office, Expands Global Services Footprint

EFT

Global freight audit and payment provider opens office near Liverpool, UK to better serve clients in all areas of the world. Ellesmere Port, England and Indianapolis, U.S.; enVista President and CEO Jim Barnes said, "We are very excited to expand our global presence and improve our ability to serve companies worldwide with global freight invoice audit and transportation spend management requirements.

Customer Spotlight: Integrity Electric

Freight Center

Integrity Electric is a national seller of electrical & industrial equipment based out of Indianapolis, IN. FreightCenter helps Integrity meet their goals of getting their freight out fast, on-time and with the right carrier all while saving money. Founded in 2011, Integrity removes electrical equipment from commercial buildings and then cleans, repairs and sells it. Removing and repurposing the equipment helps avoid tossing it in a landfill. It’s a win-win for everyone.

Top 10 Markets for Van Loads in First Half of 2018

DAT Solutions

The DAT load board is the largest on-demand truck load freight exchange in North America , and load posts by freight brokers and shippers are on pace to shatter even more records this year. DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 270 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions.

Flatbed Demand Soars, Boosting Rates 11¢

DAT Solutions

DAT provides the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 179 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions. Rock Island, IL to Indianapolis was 41¢ lower, at $3.26/mile. The number of flatbed load posts increased 11% last week while truck posts dipped 1%, boosting the load-to-truck ratio to a whopping 88.5 loads per truck.

Flatbed ratio reverses 10-week decline

DAT Solutions

That's typically a small market for flatbed freight, but a newly expanded steel mill there appears to be generating more freight, and may be benefiting from tariffs on foreign competition. DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 270 million load and truck posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $57 billion in real transactions.

Southern States are Red-Hot for Vans

DAT Solutions

Freight volume continues to be strong for vans, especially in the South, where some rough weather disrupted freight movements last week, and produce harvests occupied the reefers that might have hauled dry van freight in the off-season. Likewise, Memphis to Indianapolis rates moved up 17¢, to $2.32. per mile, due to flooding in Stockton that coincided with an increase in southbound freight.

Van Rates Hit Highest Mark in 2 Years

DAT Solutions

For van freight, last week's national load-to-truck ratio was the highest it's been since mid-2014. Rates were also way up on the lanes from Memphis to Indianapolis and Memphis to Dallas. Brokers and shippers had a harder time finding trucks last week, so they paid a premium in most major markets and lanes.

Van rates drop to 16-month low

DAT Solutions

DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. Memphis to Indianapolis dipped 16¢ to $2.01/mile. Last week the national average van rate dropped 4¢ to $1.97/mile.

Spot market demand heats up out West

DAT Solutions

DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. The West Coast is starting to see the freight that shipped from China after the Chinese New Year celebrations ended. port for those ships, and that freight was already being loaded onto trucks last week.

Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

In any season, DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. My favorite lane is the roundtrip between Lexington, KY, and Indianapolis, IN. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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Where to Find Loads This Week: 7 Hot Markets and 2 TriHauls

DAT Solutions

Some of the freight is seasonal , including shelf-stable grocery items and Christmas trees. If you’re in the neighborhood, look for loads here: Columbus to Memphis and Memphis to Indianapolis. High-paying loads are also available from Indianapolis to Columbus , so this could be a TriHaul option.). Rates are derived from DAT RateView and are based on actual rate agreements between freight brokers and carriers on 65,000 lanes across the U.S.

Van Rates Close Q2 With a Bang

DAT Solutions

DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 270 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions. Memphis to Indianapolis climbed 37¢ to an average of $3.34/mile. Changes in the ratio typically signal impending changes in freight rates.

Partial loads: A slow season secret weapon?

DAT Solutions

In any season, DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 256 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $60 billion in real transactions. My favorite lane is the roundtrip between Lexington, KY, and Indianapolis, IN. I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year.

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BluJay Launches 2019 Frictionless Tour Tailgate Events at NFL and College Football Games

BluJay Solutions

6: Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Unique tailgate experience hosted at BluJay’s state-of-the-art RV offers interactive setting to learn about the Frictionless Supply Chain.

Delayed Produce Could Lead to a Busy May

DAT Solutions

Van load counts were already up big last week, with an uptick in freight moving out of L.A. The top 4 were the same as last week – Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston and Dallas – but Indianapolis edged out Memphis for the no. Outbound averages fell in N ogales and Fresno , but that had more to do with a change in where the freight was going.

Van Rates Edge Up as Load-to-Truck Ratio Declines

DAT Solutions

DAT load boards provide the largest and most trusted digital freight marketplace in the trucking industry, with more than 270 million loads and trucks posted annually, plus insights into current spot market and contract rates based on $45 billion in real transactions. Sure, we could see some seasonal adjustments in July and August, but the big retail freight season could start as early as mid-September, and in recent years that intense demand has stretched through December and beyond.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Denmark’s DSV eyes more big acquisitions in fragmented freight market (Reuters). Meanwhile, according to a Reuters report, “Denmark’s DSV, which became the world’s fifth largest freight transportation company by buying up competitors, is considering more large acquisitions to expand in a fragmented market despite weak growth in global trade.”