Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

remember to be thankful for Minnesota. 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. Minnesota is also a major source of corn, potatoes and peas for your Thanksgiving table. Almost three-quarters of those birds grew up in one of these 8 states: Minnesota.

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Consider freight consolidation for food service needs

The Supply Chain Journal

Freight consolidation is a specialty of temperature-controlled food logistics leader Trademark Transportation. Trademark’s freight consolidation program serves food service companies across the Midwest and beyond, with an inbound footprint covering 23 states plus the District of Columbia.

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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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9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management

GlobalTranz

However, if you know what critical freight management KPIs or key performance indicators to track, you can know exactly how to change processes to decrease costs, which will result in savings for the end user. According to a National Cooperative Freight Research Program report, Performance Measures for Freight Transportation , the following graph breaks down how other respondents rate the cost of logistics. Federal Power Over Freight Management KPIs.

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Pandemic spurs more freight-related job cuts across the country

The Supply Chain Journal

The pandemic has prompted several freight-related businesses to eliminate a total of nearly 1,400 jobs, according to Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notices filed in several states.

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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. Minnesota.

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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.

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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. Minnesota.

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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. Minnesota.

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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. Regional Freight Volume Update ? . California r efrigerated freight has recovered.

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Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And that’s why I’m incredibly proud of our team for helping the state of Minnesota save more than $1 million. That’s why we joined our business community on a task force to help our home state of Minnesota ensure they were prepared with necessary personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Potential flooding rain could delay truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

Torrential rain will continue to drench the South this week, potentially slowing down freight flows through one of the nation’s busiest markets. Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought.

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3PLs should focus on their specialties

The Supply Chain Journal

Many third-party logistics providers (3PLs) will tell you freight takes serious hustle. Chasing after a wide variety of transactional freight — although lucrative at times — may risk spreading your services too thin. We work hard to focus on a customer’s entire freight spend.

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FreightWaves Classics: Key bridge links Michigan and Ontario

The Supply Chain Journal

side of the bridge, the crossing connects directly to Interstate 75 as well as Michigan Highway 28, which leads south of Lake Superior into Minnesota and Wisconsin. Border railroad freight Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge trucking freight U.S.

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Officials warn of Tropical Storm Nicholas’ potential ‘life-threatening flash floods’

The Supply Chain Journal

You might also like: Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. Insights News Weather and Critical Events flash flooding flooding freight flows Port Houston road closures Texas Tropical Storm Nicholas

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Truckers to hit more potential flooding along Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

These impacts could lead to freight flow disruptions that may last a week in the hardest-hit areas. Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. Insights News Weather and Critical Events flash flooding flooding freight flows Hurricane Nicholas road closures

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FreightWaves Classics: The Soo Line was founded to serve Twin Cities’ millers and ag interests

The Supply Chain Journal

Paul, Minnesota. That meant the Minnesota millers were beholden to Chicago interests and the freight rates they charged to move freight. As many railroad buffs know, at one time there were hundreds of North American railroads.

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FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Chicago & North Western Railway

The Supply Chain Journal

Most of the abandoned and sold lines were lightly used branch lines in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The railroad also sold major trunk lines, such as the sale that helped build the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad.

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FRA, states develop 40-year plan to bolster Midwest passenger rail

The Supply Chain Journal

Although the Midwest Regional Rail Plan released on Wednesday focuses on passenger rail, a number of intercity routes used by Amtrak are owned by the freight railroads. Per federal law, the freight railroads must give Amtrak priority on their tracks.

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Toronto LiveJournal Reviews Prices from Freightera vs Fedex Freight

Freightera

We found out that “ div_by_zero” compared our prices with Fedex Freight, so we thought we’d share it with you. And here are results: Shipment to Minnesota was 33% cheaper and to Buffalo – amazing 51%! Package type / Fedex Freight / Freightera / Savings. The post Toronto LiveJournal Reviews Prices from Freightera vs Fedex Freight appeared first on Freightera Blog.

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Working together to deliver medical supplies during a global pandemic

CH Robinson Transportfolio

To learn how we helped the state of Minnesota save $1 million on the transportation of PPE, check out Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most. Freight and Transportation Services Global shipping Innovation Logistics management

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FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

Its primary markets include Wisconsin, northern and western Illinois and eastern Minnesota. Lawrence Seaway maritime freight Milwaukee Mississippi River Mississippi River inland water system ocean freight Port Milwaukee WisconsinPort Milwaukee is one of several U.S.

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Hirschbach Motor Lines acquires fellow refrigerated carrier Lessors

The Supply Chain Journal

Refrigerated carrier Hirschbach Motor Lines announced Wednesday that it has acquired Eagan, Minnesota-based carrier Lessors Inc. Lessors specializes in transporting time-sensitive, temperature-controlled freight out of three terminals in Eagan, Dover, Florida, and Caldwell, Idaho.

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Honoring Our 2021 Carrier of the Year Award Winners

CH Robinson Logistics

Robinson as we work together to provide safe and reliable services to those who care about their freight and the care of which is it handled.”. What the award means to Dayton Freight. Dayton Freight. What the award means to Old Dominion Freight Lines. New Ulm, Minnesota.

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Minneapolis goes ahead and enacts sweeping truck parking restrictions

The Supply Chain Journal

There are exceptions in both weight categories for trucks that are loading or unloading freight or people, have been directed to park in an area by police officers or are parked in areas that are designed for parking.

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Stormy week ahead for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

Impact on freight. The latest FreightWaves SONAR data shows medium to high levels of freight available for carriers in markets that may be hit with severe storms. These are some of the places where drivers are most likely headed to pick up freight, leading to tighter capacity.

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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. The Hanjin bankruptcy and the Chinese typhoon will cause some measure of disruption and delay to imported freight for the holidays, making California ports busier than usual, at a later point in the season. Freight Rates

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Stakeholders gear up for next round in CN-KCS merger process

The Supply Chain Journal

Subscribe to FreightWaves’ e-newsletters and get the latest insights on freight right in your inbox.

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BNSF clears sites in Texas and Montana for industrial development

The Supply Chain Journal

Among the other areas hosting at least one of BNSF’s 29 certified sites are Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

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Christmas Trees Boost Rates in Unexpected Places

DAT Solutions

Minnesota. Freight RatesAcross the country, load-truck ratios are rocketing up in areas that produce and ship Christmas trees, with ratios as high as 500 loads per truck. That was the ratio for flatbeds out of Spokane on Tuesday, with 3,000 load posts and only 6 truck posts. The ratio out of Spokane declined to 391 yesterday for flatbeds, and 31 loads per truck for vans, which is still ridiculously high for that market.

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The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

the largest turkey producing states are Minnesota (18% of total U.S. Freight and Logistics Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Distribution Food Hunger Logistics SCM supplychain supplychainmanagement thanksgiving turkeySubscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Recently we were driving on some back roads and in the distance we saw something on the road.

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Canadian Pacific, CN argue which is better for grain shippers

The Supply Chain Journal

CP circulated a news release on Thursday that said it has the support of grain and other shippers across North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Subscribe to FreightWaves’ e-newsletters and get the latest insights on freight right in your inbox.

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Soaking storms for weekend truckers across South

The Supply Chain Journal

Thunderstorms could produce severe wind and large hail Friday and Saturday from eastern Montana to North Dakota and northern portions of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Hot Shots: Best freight-related social posts of the week.

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2021 Shipper of Choice profile: 3M

The Supply Chain Journal

Paul, Minnesota 2020 revenue $32.2 3M had to deal with winter storms in the Gulf region last February that knocked out chemical manufacturers and delayed shipments as well as with ongoing tightness in all freight transport modes.

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The Daily Dash: New addition for refrigerated carrier

The Supply Chain Journal

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. Refrigerated carrier Hirschbach Motor Lines has acquired Eagan, Minnesota-based carrier Lessors Inc.

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