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.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B YRC Freight has 9.2% YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Service Area.

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The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Not even B2B is spared from these changing expectations (which is why we at Freightos launched an online freight marketplace ). While freight industry executives likely sighed with relief when an update of Amazon’s logistics.amazon.com page on June 28th turned out to be nothing more than a franchise model for courier delivery services. Not huge, but it’s only going to grow – the planned 210 acre Amazon airport in Kentucky will support up to 200 flights daily.

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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. Kentucky.

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. Kentucky.

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. Kentucky.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Transportation and freight costs are reduced. Premium freight capacity improves. Of those, General Electric brought 1,900 jobs to New York, Ohio, and Kentucky to produce industrial batteries, lightbulbs, and appliances. 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.

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.

Doing Business in Spain

QAD

state of Kentucky. Spain has 99 airports with paved runways, most of which can handle freight planes. billion mt-km of air freight in 2015. In addition, the country has 10 heliports, making air travel and freight delivery a relatively simple matter. Spain has served as a global model of freedom and human rights since the peaceful transition to democracy after former Head of State and dictator Francisco Franco’s death in 1975.

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. It is the 3rd largest in total freight railroads. Kentucky. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky.

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. . Kentucky .

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.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

The last 32 monthly reports from USMTO, show that the Midwest (NCE and NCW) buys, on average, 44% of the nation’s manufacturing technology equipment with 26% from NCE’s five states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Midwestern industry (particularly Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee) is still the largest consumer of machine tools and manufacturing technology. How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line?

How to Make Money on "Backhaul Tuesday"

DAT Solutions

You see, the most common length of haul is between 250 and 550 miles for intercity freight. I realize that many truckers object to the whole idea of "headhaul" and "backhaul" rates, but this is just the reality of spot market freight. This resulted in road closures which impacted major freight markets in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee during the final week of April which usually sees a spike in demand. Freight Rates

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. Kansas’ produce season transportation spikes influence freight capacity and rates in early summer continuing through August. Kentucky. Agriculture plays a major role in Kentucky’s gross domestic product contribution. If dealing with North Dakota freight, expect some capacity fluctuations around this time.

Homeward Bound: Reshoring's Shaky Momentum

Elementum

Increased traffic in shipping, rail, and road will likely mean more congestion and delays in coming years, at least until countries can innovate and mitigate congestion (see our articles on shipping congestion and China’s freight rail ). The company has also moved manufacturing of washing machines, refrigerators, and water heaters from China to Kentucky. Making Waves. Walmart has announced that it plans to add 1 million jobs to the United States by investing $250 billion in U.S.-manufactured

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

New Overtime Rules "A Slap in the Face" to Freight Brokers. Regarding the Texas lawsuit, it’s unclear whether the court will hold a hearing or issue any decision before December 1, according to Will Sehestedt, government affairs manager for the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), a trade organization for freight brokers. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts.

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Its main hub is in Kentucky and it services more than 727 airports ( UPS Air Operations Facts ). Established in 1946 as a small regional freight operator, Cathay Pacific Airways (SEHK: 0293) is now one of the world’s leading international air cargo carriers. Top Five Air Cargo Carriers. The top five air cargo carriers by weight, according to the IATA , are: Fedex. UPS Airlines. Emirates. Cathay Pacific Airways. Korean Air Lines. Carrier Descriptions. Fedex.

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How Manual Consolidation is Costing You Money – A Case Example

TMC

Still, some freight managers understandably find it difficult to accept that paying for an automated version of such a routine operation saves money and improves customer service. Did you notice that the Kentucky stop has a relatively fast transit time and a single-day drop window? At this point we know that Kentucky must ride FTL due to time restrictions, and Cleveland has a short transit time and is over the LTL weight limit. Can we go further and add the Kentucky stop?

Get Your Carrier Authority - Ignore the Myths

DAT Solutions

Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange. I've been getting freight from brokers instead of direct shipper customers for the past seven years. I will be talking about these myths and much more, at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 22 to 24. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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Getting Your Carrier Authority - Myth and Reality

DAT Solutions

Post your truck to the industry's largest digital freight market exchange. I will be speaking more in detail about these myths and much more, in the DAT booth #64196 at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky, from March 22 to 24. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY.

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50 expert tips on supply chain management

6 River Systems

In fact, for its Georgetown, Kentucky, factory, more than 350 suppliers are located in the United States and more than 100 inside the state of Kentucky.” ” — Adam Robinson, Commentary: How digital transformation builds supply chain resilience , Freight Waves; Twitter: @FreightWaves 49. The COVID-19 pandemic caused unprecedented global supply chain disruptions, impacting the flow of parts and finished goods around the world.

This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

3Gtms Announces Freight Claims Management Partnership with TranSolutions. billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. Freight claims is one of those “white spaces” in transportation management that TransSolutions addresses with its solution. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles. Those are the names of the four tooth fairies that have visited our house over many years, and on Tuesday, my youngest daughter’s tooth fairy, Sparkles, made her last visit.

Van Rates Fall 3¢, in Mid-Winter Slump

DAT Solutions

It's February, so it should be no surprise that freight availability is down, and so are rates. Leaving Columbus, find a shorter haul to Michigan, Indiana or Kentucky, and pick up a second load from there back to Chicago. DAT rates, including rates for TriHaul route suggestions, are based on actual rate agreements between freight brokers and carriers, as recorded in DAT RateView.

DOT Gives $500 Million in Grants to Much-Needed Infrastructure Projects

GTG Technology Group

Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are included in the grant. Combined with the fact that Lowell, MA connects several major freight corridors, this means the inability to use these bridges creates significantly longer drive times. The project will improve driver safety and rail freight efficiency. The new Port project will optimize the freight network that connects the port with nearby highway systems, including I-95.

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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.

Everyone Is Sick of the 3 Worst Bottlenecks in America

GTG Technology Group

The junction of I-65 and I-71 in Louisville, Kentucky, follows the Fort Lee bottleneck. As our population increases, so do our demands for every day goods – and therefore our freight traffic. Bottlenecks are the bane of truckers everywhere. Across the United States, they’re wasting thousands of hours of drive time and causing safety hazards for people on the road.

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

EFT

Kentucky. Kentucky. #16. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

percent, 662,100 jobs), Kentucky (12.4 The states represented in the top 50 congressional district list include Indiana (seven congressional districts), Michigan (seven), Wisconsin (six), Ohio (five), Alabama (three), Arkansas (three), California (three), Iowa (three), Tennessee (three), Kentucky (two), North Carolina (two), South Carolina (two), Georgia (one), Kansas (one), Mississippi (one), and Oregon (one).

Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee

Tailwind

He was born in poverty in Kentucky, in a time of racial segregation and civil rights movements. So what learning can we draw in business, in the trucking software business, in the freight brokerage and trucking industries, from this man?

Float like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee

Tailwind

He was born in poverty in Kentucky, in a time of racial segregation and civil rights movements. So what learning can we draw in business, in the trucking software business, in the freight brokerage and trucking industries, from this man? “Muhammad, Muhammad Ali. He floats like a Butterfly, and Stings like a Bee. Muhammad, The Black Superman. Who calls to the other guy – I’m A-a-a-a-l -i. Catch me if you can”. – Johnny Wakelin & Kinshasa Band, 1975.