Top Findings: What Makes a Favored Shipper?

Talking Logistics

What makes carriers prefer to move one shipper’s freight over another’s? According to anecdotal evidence, carriers look at shipper behaviors before deciding which company’s freight they will haul; favored shippers are also rumored to receive better rates. Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. Moreover, the cost of dwell time at the shipper’s facility is only part of the total additional freight rate due to long dwell times.

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7 Ways to Reduce Carrier Detention Fees and How Digital Yard Management Can Help

PINC

Robinson and Iowa State University, favored shippers are receiving better pricing and service. All carriers mentioned liability concerns related to either the freight or the drivers who are on shipper/consignee property, according to the report. Freight may be ready early for pickup.

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Driverless Trucks, China, COVID and the Future of the Supply Chain

Turvo

A consultant, a tech wizard, a VP at a large Transportation company, and an ex-freight broker turned, a strategic sourcing specialist, turned HR consultant, mother of 3, trying to navigate her next career phase. Interestingly, we all had significant experience in the freight, logistics, sourcing, and supply chain world. the location of the good in the process of the supply chain) is ever-changing and never as predictable as you might imagine.

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Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

The highways are open now, but there are still flood warnings in six states: Nebraska, parts of neighboring South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota, plus eastern Arizona and western Mississippi. 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.

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.

How to Use Freight Attributes to Your Greatest Shipping Advantage

CH Robinson Transportfolio

How to Use Freight Attributes to Your Greatest Shipping Advantage | C.H. Whether your supply chain’s seasonal surge is now or not for several more months, your execution strategy has a big part to play—perhaps bigger than you realized. We understand that getting your products to customers is likely your top supply chain priority. In a previous post, I discussed aligning with service providers to best serve your freight attributes.

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Market Updates and Favored Shippers: 2015 Transportfolio Recap

CH Robinson Transportfolio

It was an exciting year in the supply chain industry, and our Transportfolio ® blog has followed the action every step of the way. Anecdotal evidence claims that carriers look at shipper behaviors before deciding which company’s freight they will haul and what rate they will give them. We teamed up with researchers from Iowa State University to find answers. Visit Connect for timely posts on supply chain and technology topics.

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Quarter-End Shipping Surges Impact Transportation Rates

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Those familiar with transportation know that month-end or quarter-end freight surges commonly occur, maybe in your company, or maybe in other organizations, and that your routing guide may not work as well as it usually does at those times. Our research at Iowa State University shows that transportation costs don’t actually rise during end-of-month surges. The results suggest that managing carriers and freight during quarter end deserves special attention.

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Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

Supply Chain View from the Field

A very interesting presentation was made by the Jennifer Murray on freight planning in Wisconsin. Similarly, other presentations on commodity transportation flow maps in the state of Iowa, transportation models in the city of Chicago, and synchro-modalithy systems in the Netherlands provided fascinating new innovations in transportation modeling that will be important in helping to shape the environment for improvement.

Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Whether or not this is true, this is a good opportunity to examine your processes to determine if there are strategies you can employ that will help position your freight to be as attractive as possible in an environment where carriers are seeking freight that minimizes driver down time. Adjust your plan for freight traveling 400-600 miles. Adjust your plan for freight traveling 400-600 miles | Transportfolio. Carriers Over the Road Supply Chain Carrier Shipper

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One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling and Logistics

Much of the food waste produced around the world can be traced back to inconsistencies in the supply chain: inventories aren’t recorded, suppliers aren’t informed, and quality isn’t taken into account. The Cold Chain Conundrum. Blockchain offers a decentralized and immutable ledger that can be accessed by any party operating in a given supply chain. From the wholesale manufacturers in Iowa to the farmers in Bangladesh, change is coming.

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Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Like many of its peers, Menards has special requirements to successfully bring product into its supply chain without incurring additional costs. Booking freight without a deliberate plan can undercut your relationship with the retailer.

What Makes an Effective OS&D Strategy?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

white paper that was based on research conducted by Iowa State University in conjunction with C.H. In the process of unloading the freight, the dock workers notice that one pallet shifted during transportation and appears nearly ready to fall over. It also could mean that the driver needs to bring the freight back to the origin or another location so the product can be returned or sold to someone else. This in turn creates more attractive freight for carriers.

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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.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

To effectively track each state’s progress in reopening and how freight is impacted, we will publish a market update for the coming weeks as the country eases out of lockdowns. . Increases in volumes started climbing this week steadily but still down 10-15% year-over-year according to Freight Waves’ Sonar indexes. . This has especially been the case for Pacific N orth P lains and in outbound California refrigerated freight. . Iowa .

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning. But knowing the general breakdown of crop production, state by state, can help your supply chain roll with the punches. The Golden State is an invaluable resource to the domestic food supply chain.

The need to know

EFT

Inside the small-scale Iowa abattoir Stanhope Locker and Market, owner Shaunna Zanker yawns with exhaustion as she listens to yet another farmer asking her to slaughter his pigs. Deutsche Post DHL sees supply chains shifting due to virus. Deutsche Post DHL ( DPWGn.DE ), one of the world’s biggest logistics companies, has seen its customers push to diversify their supply chains during the coronavirus crisis, a senior executive told Reuters in an interview.

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

EFT

Iowa. #37. For the logistics, shipping and supply chain industries this should be of the utmost concern, as the demand for the transit of goods is unlikely to diminish in an age where Amazon is the world's most powerful corporation and supply chains have become so globalised. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report