Real Time Freight Visibility and Why Dupre Chose Descartes MacroPoint

Descartes

Louisiana-based Dupré Logistics is a privately held, asset-based provider of transportation and logistics services that include energy and chemical transport, dedicated truck transportation, site logistics, and freight brokerage.

Inbound Rates Rise for Louisiana Flood Relief

DAT Solutions

It won't surprise anyone to learn that rates rose sharply on inbound lanes heading into Southern Louisiana last week. This tells us that there is not as much freight being staged in Houston, beyond the usual traffic on that lane

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

DAT Solutions

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. Freight Rate

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

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. Louisiana.

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. Louisiana.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

The ocean freight industry suddenly lost one of the top ten players when Hanjin Shipping Co. Missed schedules could keep rates high well into November, when the holiday freight season would ordinarily start to wind down. Freight Rates

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How Will Hurricane Harvey Affect Freight Rates?

DAT Solutions

Even if you’re not planning to go anywhere near Texas or Louisiana, you might be affected by Hurricane Harvey.

3 Cheers for the Spring Freight Season!

DAT Solutions

Spring has sprung, bringing a long-awaited upward trend in freight volume.and RATES!! But seasonal freight is coming soon, and it should provide welcome relief for carriers after a quiet winter. For all trailer types!!!

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear. Embargoes have been enacted and may impact your freight.

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

TMC

As the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear. Embargoes have been enacted and may impact your freight.

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. The Southeast is hot for vans , and the map shows high load-to-truck ratios in Arkansas, Louisiana, Missisippi and Alabama.

This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Freight Shipments Fell 0.2% Its Control Tower solution for an equipment and supplies provider includes on-site staff in Houston, Oklahoma and Louisiana executing more than 75,000 truckloads per year.”.

Harvey’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain: The Role of Analytics

NC State SCRC

Houston is a center for plastic resin due to the string of refineries in Texas and Louisiana, and the kind of commodities that are impacted include all plastic parts manufactured in the US.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

Annual freight traffic equaled about 37.22 The only state exception is Louisiana, whose legal system is based on the Napoleonic civil code. In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (March 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Freight Introduces Drive Safe Systems™. FedEx Freight to Increase Shipping Rates. Meanwhile, Con-way Freight announced the full deployment of Drive Safe Systems™, a suite of advanced on-board “monitor, sense and alert” technologies.

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

EFT

Louisiana. Louisiana. #45. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report

Truckload Rates Rise, as Harvey Flood Waters Subside

DAT Solutions

Trends for Harvey-related rates and freight volumes continue to solidify in the DAT database, but it’s already clear that rates are going to be extra-high on any loads heading into Houston or to metro areas that are just outside the storm zone. Freight Rates

4 reasons flatbed should bounce back soon

DAT Solutions

After a strong first quarter, flatbed freight has slowed in April. Increased LNG exports - Two major liquid natural gas export terminals on the Gulf Coast have received federal approval , including the $28 billion Driftwood terminal in Louisiana.

Find Van Loads Fast in These 5 Places

DAT Solutions

Rates are available in the DAT Power™ load board and in our standalone freight rates tool, DAT RateView™ HOUSTON: Rates on the Houston to Dallas lane are down when compared to March, but prices were trending up last week. Freight Rates

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

New Overtime Rules "A Slap in the Face" to Freight Brokers. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. It is the 3rd largest in total freight railroads. Louisiana. Content Summary: Louisiana is one of the only two states in the U.S.

With New Fuel Tax Looming, Here’s a Way Logistics Directors can ‘C’ their ‘A’

Supply Chain Collaborator

The reporting suggests that lawmakers there are feeling emboldened by recent fuel tax hikes in Alabama, Louisiana and Oklahoma, and may follow suit accordingly.

A 3PL Exec, a Fleet Owner, and a Media Queen walk into a bar…And What Happened Showed Humanity Around Taxes

Cerasis

LinkedIn The post A 3PL Exec, a Fleet Owner, and a Media Queen walk into a bar…And What Happened Showed Humanity Around Taxes appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

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