Amazon plans expansion of North American facilities in Mississippi and Alberta

EFT

Amazon has also announced an expansion in Mississippi in the north of the state although it is not known yet when the consumer goods fulfilment center in Marshall County is expected to open. Mississippi Development Authority is providing a $2 million grant for building costs and a $4 million grant for road improvements. Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc.

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. National Average Freight Rates.

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. Mississippi.

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. Mississippi.

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. Mississippi.

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!!!

Sun Belt States are Hot for Seasonal Freight

DAT Solutions

Freight markets are heating up in the Sun Belt. Flatbeds saw rising freight volume and rates in the Southwest and a handful of Southeastern markets. Flatbed freight is strongest in the Southeast region, but not in the usual locations.

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Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

Kinaxis

by Dr. Madhav Durbha CSX, one of the only two railroad operators in the USA that handles nearly all the shipments that move by train east of the Mississippi River has been experiencing serious challenges since the month of May.

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. On the other end of the spectrum, the study found the following ten states falling woefully short in maintaining their infrastructure: Mississippi, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, West Virginia, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.[4] Over the past few years, the U.S.

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

EFT

Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. Mississippi. Mississippi. #47.

Are You Prepared for Tight Truckload Capacity?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

In the aftermath of Harvey and Irma, truckload capacity is tighter than it has been for years, giving some shippers challenges in covering freight. Are You Prepared for Tight Truckload Capacity? Transportfolio.

What's Hot and What's Not for Vans in February

DAT Solutions

February is usually one of the slowest months for spot market freight, but demand started to pick up last week. Mississippi was a Hot State, with a load-to-truck ratio above 5.5 This week, however, Mississippi has already cooled off and Arkansas is heating up.

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

Cerasis

percent, 228,600 jobs), Mississippi (12.3 Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post [INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Free Zip Zone and KMA Wall Map Available

DAT Solutions

Key Market Areas are helpful when pricing freight to and from a specific location. For example, the Memphis KMA includes portions of Western Tennessee, Northern Mississippi, and Northeastern Arkansas. DAT has updated its popular Zip Zone and Key Market Area wall map.

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.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

I gave the example of Sun Microsystems, which suffered a spate of freight thefts in Europe. Many days before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, Wal-Mart had prepared 45 trucks full of critical supplies at its distribution center in Brookhaven, Mississippi.

Freightera Marketplace Books 10,000th Shipment, Goes Live with CN Rail

Freightera

Freightera, “Expedia for Freight”, celebrates its 10,000th shipment, on target to achieve best LTL inventory in the US and Canada. Freightera has emerged as the leading source of instant less than truckload (LTL) freight quotes for the Canadian, cross-border and US markets.

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. High load-to-truck ratios turned the map dark red in the Dakotas and Mississippi last week, but those states don’t offer enough loads to justify any deadhead.

Vans and Reefers Have a Friend in California

DAT Solutions

Shippers and freight brokers are singing a Merle Haggard classic this week, to their van and reefer BFFs: "L.A. Van fleets are singing a song about California, where freight is strong and getting stronger. What's your best state for freight this week?

How to Prepare for Tight Truckload Capacity

TMC

In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey—and as Hurricane Irma moves closer— truckload capacity is tighter than it has been for years, giving some shippers challenges in covering freight. Carriers value different characteristics in their freight.