The Future of Freight and How Brokers Fit In

Cerasis

Cerasis is by legal definition a freight broker. As a shipper, you must understand how changes to the freight broker world might affect your rates and understand the transparency of the freight broker you use to see how it impacts them. Autonomous Technology and Freight Brokers.

Freight Brokerage 'Booking Structures': Opportunities to Streamline Your Operations

Parade

Every freight brokerage uses one— or a combination of— four main booking structures: 1) Outbound region, 2) Inbound region, 3) ‘Carrier manager' model, and 4) ‘Free for All.' Therefore, freight brokerages need a great deal of load volume to optimize this model correctly.

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. Reddaway is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: H ow much is the cost of freight to (insert destination) ? We’ll break it down and give you an idea of what’s involved in calculating freight cost wherever you’re shipping. Understanding Freight Cost. The cost of shipping is called the freight rate. Generating the Cost of Freight. Nevada.

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. Nevada.

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. Nevada.

What Self-Driving Freight Trucks Mean for the Industry

GTG Technology Group

With all the craze about new self-driving cars, it’s easy to overlook what may be a more impressive feat: self-driving freight trucks. Right now, the truck is only licensed in Nevada, but this is just the beginning.

Spring Came Early in These Freight Markets

DAT Solutions

The number of loads available on the spot market last month was also up more than 100% compared to February 2016, which is a pretty good sign that the freight recession really is over. Since the freight coming out didn’t pay very well, inbound lanes paid more.

This Truck Could Save the American Freight System

Elementum

We’ve talked about the truck driver shortage and its potential to disrupt domestic freight shipping: fewer people are choosing to become truck drivers, leading to a serious dip in truck capacity in only a few years. Freight trucking accounts for 69 percent of all domestic freight leaving many manufacturers scrambling to develop contingency plans. Automakers like Volvo are already testing prototypes in Nevada.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates. Daimler has developed a driverless truck and a license to test it on public highways has been granted in Nevada.

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Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Our investments in Southern California, combined with our significant presence in Napa Valley with our 430,000-square-foot warehouse and our locations in neighboring Arizona and Nevada, provide outstanding, unrivaled service to our customers in California and beyond," said Kyle Boyd, vice president, Southern California, for Berlin Packaging. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics?

The 2016 Techgistics Year in Review

Techgistics

7-Eleven and Google teamed up for drone deliveries from a 7-Eleven store in Nevada, Amazon delivered an order via drone in the UK , Domino’s delivered a pizza by drone in New Zealand , and JD.com delivered orders in rural China via drone. Photo by Oakozhan/iStock / Getty Images.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto

Freightera

1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Canadian freight digitization startup Freightera is honored to announce that CEO Eric Beckwitt has just won the 2019 Clean50 Award for his outstanding contribution to advance the cause of sustainability and clean capitalism in Canada over the past two years.

What Could Stop Lithium from Revolutionizing Transportation?

Elementum

Still, lithium batteries and similar goods are categorized as dangerous goods, which imposes restrictions and compliance requirements among airlines, ground handlers, freight forwarders and shippers across the supply chain. The answer is… transportation.

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.

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

States faring better include Minnesota, Georgia, Nevada, Florida, and Utah, which appeared in the top 10 of both lists. Nevada. #1. Nevada.

Experts Unfold Top Supply Chain Technology to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

Consider the following – all in one integrated solution: - full functionality SaaS TMS operational in large scale in all major global regions - a fully integrated global network of carriers across all modes - seamless integration to global trade compliance - automated customs documentation and filing; and - all of this deployed via a SaaS/Cloud solution 80+% of your global carriers and freight forwarders are already in the network. Business environment changes quickly.

An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The first challenge featured 15 self-driving cars trying to navigate a 142-mile course between California and Nevada. The logistics industry offers a number of promising applications in freight yards and distribution centers. An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles.Connect.

How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The oil and gas industry impacts freight transportation in four significant areas: Diesel Prices. My brother-in-law lives within a half a mile of the main freight rail track in the Twin Cities.

Google Looking to Make Delivery Drivers a Thing of the Past

BluJay Solutions

Previously most of the talk about driverless trucks centered on long-haul freight operations, prompting visions of unmanned 18-wheelers rumbling down the highway without having to pull into truck stops for bathroom breaks, greasy diner food or a bottomless cup of black coffee.

Google Looking to Make Delivery Drivers a Thing of the Past

BluJay Solutions

Previously most of the talk about driverless trucks centered on long-haul freight operations, prompting visions of unmanned 18-wheelers rumbling down the highway without having to pull into truck stops for bathroom breaks, greasy diner food or a bottomless cup of black coffee.

Why Tesla’s Gigafactory Is (Still) the Assembly Line of This Century

Elementum

Located in Nevada, the factory has begun producing batteries at a significantly lower cost by leveraging economies of scale, innovative manufacturing, reduction of waste, and the convenience of housing most of the process under a single roof.

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Booming Oil Industry Boosts Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Continuing the regional theme out of Nevada: Flatbed rates from Reno to Seattle rose to $2.97/mile. Florida has a balance problem, where the demand for inbound freight is much higher than the demand for outbound trucks.

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.

Christmas is Over. Why Are There So Many Loads?

DAT Solutions

Then, just when you'd expect the market to calm down, there was another wave of demand this week -- and not enough trucks to deliver the freight. Lots of people like to take vacation during the week between Christmas and New Year's Day.

Spot Market Gets a Strong Start to May

DAT Solutions

Spot market van volumes slipped last week, with some energy sector freight leaving the van marketplace. Tomato harvests obviously equal more reefer freight, but processed and canned tomatoes in paste and sauces also lead to more van freight.

Have Van Rates Hit Their Peak?

DAT Solutions

Capacity is also starting to loosen in California, Nevada, and Florida, and there were more lanes with significant declines than what we've been seeing in recent weeks. The national average van rate has soared in the new year, hitting a whopping $2.30/mile on January 6th.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Rates rose across the region, with shippers moving freight out of the way of the coming storm. Nevada is still dark in the Hot States Map above, though, and rates could rebound once as volumes rise along the Gulf Coast.

Is the Self Driving Truck A Reality?

3PL Insights

Take a look at Daimler, the German multinational automobile company and owner of Mercedes-Benz, who have had a semi-autonomous freight truck in development for a number of years now. They plan to release in 2020, and the ‘Freightliner Inspiration Truck’ is already officially licensed to operate on the highways of Nevada. For a long time, the concept of self-driving vehicles has belonged firmly in science fiction.

An Uneven Road Ahead for Driverless Vehicles

TMC

The first challenge featured 15 self-driving cars trying to navigate a 142-mile course between California and Nevada. The logistics industry offers a number of promising applications in freight yards and distribution centers.

3 Ways State Marijuana Legalization Impacts the Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

In the trucking industry, it will represent a new freight carrying opportunity. Recreational marijuana is legal in Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia. H ow Marijuana Legalization Impacts the Trucking Industry.

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. A GPS for Your Money?

This Week in Logistics News (February 27 – March 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Freightos unveils beta launch of international freight price index (American Shipper). 2016 North American Freight Numbers. s robot-trucking division, several startups are showing off their own efforts toward self-driving delivery vehicles that would reinvent the freight business.