Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

In Nebraska, snow followed by rain led to “historic flooding” that shut down traffic on I-80. 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. An abundance of capacity has caused van rates to move lower, even though freight volumes in 2019 are actually above previous years' levels.

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.

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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. Nebraska.

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. Nebraska.

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. Nebraska.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota. Booking freight without a deliberate plan can undercut your relationship with the retailer.

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. . Nebraska .

Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

Elementum

Rail freight networks operated by Kansas City Southern and Union Pacific in Texas, USA were heavily disrupted due to Hurricane Harvey, according to reports on Friday, August 25th. According to analysis by freight research firm FTR Transportation Intelligence , Hurricane Harvey will strongly effect over 7% of U.S. As a center of petro-chemical industry and a conduit of trucking and rail out of Mexico, the key supply chain hub is currently devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

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. Nebraska. Content Summary: Nebraska is located on one of the busiest rail corridors in North America. Union Pacific Railroad’s headquarters, dispatch center, and largest rail yard also call Nebraska home.

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. Nebraska. Like many of its neighboring states, Nebraska produces corn in abundance. Produce will tighten capacity rates increase in Nebraska around September through October.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

This new collaborative service leverages Con-way Truckload’s capabilities in Mexico through its CFI Logistica subsidiary, “where it has 10 offices, an extensive drayage network and 40 years of in-country experience, and Con-way Multimodal’s resources, systems and freight procurement expertise.”

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FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers

Cerasis

These specific grants, distributed through the FMCSA’s Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training (CMV-OST) program, will be given to 9 technical and community colleges around the country from Florida to Minnesota, Nebraska to Virginia. Coming from a family with a history of working on industry policy, he has a particular interest in the Surety Bonding and Freight Industries and Professional Certification; he loves sharing his knowledge of the industry for JW Surety Bonds.

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.

How Did Truckers Find Loads 40 Years Ago?

DAT Solutions

At the top of each row was the name of the city where they would commonly deliver freight. If we were delivering to Chicago or Ohio or Nebraska I'd tell the driver to go into a truck stop with a DAT monitor and see what they had coming back to Minnesota," he said. Gene Schultz has been in the trucking business for nearly 60 years. Ask him what technological advances have made his job easier over the years and three things come to mind: Computers. Satellite trailer tracking.

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

EFT

Nebraska. #29. Nebraska. 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.

A GPS for Your Money?

Tailwind

But, just in case someone thinks it’s a good idea to put a nuclear launch pad in the middle of a city, rather than some desert location in Nevada, or some cornfield in central Nebraska, these politicians can feel really good about themselves. This truck tracking and the trailer tracking, ties in nicely with the trucking software and freight brokerage software that we sell. A GPS for the money in your trucking business, for your freight brokerage business.