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.

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. The largest impacts start in the South and move their way up the US latitudinally – think Florida to Georgia to North Carolina, and Texas to California to Washington to Oregon. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. North Carolina. North Dakota.

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

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For those of you on the coasts (all three of them—East, West, and Gulf) you may be vaguely aware of the Bakken oil boom in North Dakota. For those of us in neighboring states, North Dakota is the source of a clichéd “giant sucking sound,” the likes of which this generation has never experienced. They recently calculated that North Dakota just topped an average output of 1 million barrels of oil per day.

Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

Supply Chain View from the Field

I spent the day in Washington DC listening to a variety of really intelligent people talk about transportation planning models. A very interesting presentation was made by the Jennifer Murray on freight planning in Wisconsin. One of the major game changers in this state is the development of “fracking sands”, that are being used in oil exploration for directional drilling in North Dakota, Western Canada, and the Canadian Maritimes.

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Those are two of the most common questions I hear about driverless trucks, or to use the term preferred by the Department of Transportation, autonomous vehicles, which includes both cars and trucks. “It’s 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?

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.

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. North Carolina.

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. North Carolina.

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. The state also is home to the Fort Worth Alliance Airport, which is a public-use airport located 14 miles north of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Louisiana’s transportation infrastructure includes: · Six interstate highways. Content Summary: Nebraska is located on one of the busiest rail corridors in North America. North Dakota.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

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Currently, this has not made a substantial impact on the freight market, but we are seeing signs that the industry is beginning to recover. Additionally, according to Freight Waves, “outbound tender rejections have increased week-over-week for the first time since the OTRI peaked at 19.25% on March 28.”. Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent.

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

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Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. transport companies are cashing in on the Mexico trade boom, if you are a 3PL or transportation company and you’re not involved in cross-border shipping with Mexico, then you are missing out on a growing business.

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

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To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. North Carolina. North Carolina. #25. South Dakota. #36. South Dakota.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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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. . North Carolina .

Trucking Market Update and 2020 Q1 Freight Outlook

Zipline Logistics

It was a good year for shippers as freight rates plummeted for the majority of 2019, substantially backing off the historic highs the industry witnessed in 2018. But much in the same way shippers had transportation difficulties in 2018, the past year was not easy on the other side of the industry — carriers. An overall economic sluggishness hit freight particularly hard in 2019 leading to what many have labeled as a “ freight recession.”.

How Natural Gas and Plastics Impact the Truckload Spot Market

DAT Solutions

Those effects have been more dramatic since August 2016, with the new construction adding to the stronger-than-usual start to the year for flatbed freight. Natural gas is a by-product of the fracking / oil production process in the Bakken oilfields of North Dakota and the Permian Basin of West Texas, as well as lesser fields, and a primary product in the Marcellus Shale. That’s a lot of freight for railroads and trucks alike.