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.

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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Dayton Freight Lines Announced as 2014 Cerasis Carrier Partner of the Year

Cerasis

Cerasis Hosted Executives and Staff of Dayton Freight Lines Inc. a North American third party logistics company with a focus on North American over the road transportation management, announces they have presented long time carrier partner, Dayton Freight Lines Inc. The carrier partner who stood above the rest for 2014 was Dayton Freight Lines. I want to personally thank Cerasis for honoring Dayton Freight with the 2014 Carrier Partner of the Year Award.”.

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. Short Answer: Yes.

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. Short Answer: Yes.

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. Short Answer: Yes.

Winter storms bring rapid changes to freight markets

DAT Solutions

Last week's Arctic weather stalled freight movement in and out of key markets in the Midwest. It's a major freight hub for trucking and railroads. In some markets, though, spot rates could get a boost as last week's freight is re-scheduled and the pent-up demand kicks in. Reefer rate swings weren't as big, but there were a few double-digit increases on Friday from the Great Lakes to the New England and Ohio River regions. Get weekly updates on national freight trends.

Delivering on Promises: 2020 Contract Carriers of the Year Award Winners

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Global Transport Ohio, LLC. When it comes to delivering a high level of service and commitment, Global Transport Ohio, Inc. Today, with more than 22 trucks in the company, Global Transport Ohio, LLC, understands what hard work, strategic thinking, and a supportive family can achieve.

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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Transportation and freight costs are reduced. Premium freight capacity improves. Ford, second only to Walmart in reshoring over the past five years, brought 3,250 jobs from Mexico to Michigan and Ohio to build F-650 and F-750 trucks, Fusion cars, and engines. Of those, General Electric brought 1,900 jobs to New York, Ohio, and Kentucky to produce industrial batteries, lightbulbs, and appliances. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio. Tractor Supply Company plans Ohio distribution centre. The site includes more than 1.5m

Integrating ERP and TMS: Why Your Business Needs Both Systems

Cerasis

According to a 2016 report from Ohio State University , 86 percent of respondents believed their ERP systems did not provide adequate supply chain management. Many systems offer a collaboration portal from which users can update freight charges to accurately reflect any mistakes made during shipment. Too often, ERP software is seen as the final answer to any and every distress a business may face.

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Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transportation – Case Studies

Freightera

Goal : Freightera was tasked to move 8 heavy, oversize refinery units from Houston, Texas to Toledo, Ohio, USA (over 1250 miles) and 10 flat-bed loads. These units required very special equipment and documents to move them: permits in all the states they moved through, and sometimes even permits for each county like in Ohio, agreements to be signed, insurance for $1.5 The post Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transportation – Case Studies appeared first on Freightera Blog.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

ScottsMiracle-Gro currently has warehouses connected to operations for the co-distribution of fertilizer with growing media products at 16 locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation News & Info Supply Chain Management green supply chain sustainability sustainable A new 100,000-sq.

A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

What palletized freight shippers in Ohio are dealing with on a day-to-day basis is very, very different from shippers in Europe who are shipping pan-Europe across all modes (intermodal, short sea, and across borders), and that’s different from shippers who are dealing with freight movements in places like Brazil where you have to worry about freight being intercepted and hijacked, and that’s different from having to deal with the myriad of local carriers in Asian countries.

11 Ways Tech Will Change Logistics in 2017

Freightos

Google’s driverless car – Waymo – has driven over 2 million miles , Tesla self-driving technology is in cars across the US and Uber’s $680 million dollar acquisition of Otto resulted in a 100 mile truck delivery of beer in Ohio sans driver. Freight Booking Is (Slowly) Going Online. For years, online freight was limited to US domestic trucking. For decades, freight was about bigger ships. Today, there’s global recognition that digital freight is the future.

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. . Ohio .

The Truth About Working at a Fulfillment Centre!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In 2012, Mother Jones reporter Mac McClelland went undercover at a fulfillment warehouse in Ohio. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Human Resources Supply Chain Management Distribution Center Distribution Logistics warehouseSubscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Keys to Success in Warehouse Management/Order Fulfillment! Video). Article originally published by, and permission to publish here provided by, Jake Rheude at redstagfulfillment.com.

Navigating inventory through the eye of the COVID storm

EFT

For Gary Bravard Co-Founder & VP of Adore Me, it was a case of needing inventory to arrive in time despite the cost, pushing them to use “Air freight, which we hate to do, because it's not green, but we had to use air freight, which helped us save a month or so on future deliveries.”.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Delivery Connect is designed to manage the movement of freight from the shipper to the end receiver, including scanning, proof of delivery (PoD), exception management, cross dock and in-depot activities through to job dispatch, customer service and reporting. Meanwhile, Cleveland.com reports that Peloton will roll out platooning on the Ohio Turnpike this year. My garage door is crumpled. How did it happen? Rapid temperature cycling due to crazy Boston weather.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

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.

5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

FreightCenter is dedicated to helping people get the best shipping rates for their freight hauls. Or, skip the post and get an easy quote today using our freight quote tool. When FreightCenter reviews a new client’s freight bills, we often uncover multiple shipments to and from the same location within a short period of time. Carrier lanes, or freight route imbalances, impact the rate you will pay for your shipment.

This Week in Logistics News (August 1-5, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the article: Amazon already is operating a fleet of 10 Boeing 767 freighters, flying daily out of its air hub in Wilmington, Ohio. According to the press release: Transporeon offers various connectivity-focused applications for the different stages of freight execution, providing shippers and carriers with meaningful cost savings, productivity gains, and service-level improvements by enabling them to communicate, collaborate, and transact efficiently.

Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

Let’s dream of a world where we don’t rely on email to tender 90 percent of TL freight! He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University. The transportation industry has long discussed blockchain with a healthy dose of skepticism or has taken a wait-and-see approach to its adoption.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

February 2015 North American Freight Numbers. In the warehouse automation realm, Swisslog announced that it has acquired FORTE Industries, a warehouse automation system integrator based in Mason, Ohio. Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to the items that caught my attention: Amazon now ships to your Audi’s trunk ( USA Today ). Amazon Reveals Just How Huge the Cloud Is for Its Business ( Wired ).

Christmas Trees Boost Rates in Unexpected Places

DAT Solutions

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.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

With the estimated average ocean freight of $1000 per TEU, ocean carrier revenue loss adds up to $1.9b. Equipment shortages at certain inland ramps are at a critical situation with Ohio container ramps as some of the worst impacted. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed.

Top 25 LTL Carriers 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

FedEx Freight – The number one LTL carrier got even bigger. YRC Freight – A -1.9% UPS Freight – Experienced a 5.2% ABF Freight – Had a 3.1% Southeastern Freight Lines* – Increased 4.5% Roadrunner Transportation – The acquisition of Expedited Freight Systems back in August 2012 must have paid off because in 2013 they saw an increase of 9.4% Dayton Freight Lines* – Increased 9.4%

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5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

FreightCenter is dedicated to helping people get the best shipping rates for their freight hauls. Or, skip the post and get an easy quote today using our freight quote tool. When FreightCenter reviews a new client’s freight bills, we often uncover multiple shipments to and from the same location within a short period of time. Carrier lanes, or freight route imbalances, impact the rate you will pay for your shipment. Blog Freight Shipping

5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

FreightCenter is dedicated to helping people get the best shipping rates for their freight hauls. Or, skip the post and get an easy quote today using our freight quote tool. When FreightCenter reviews a new client’s freight bills, we often uncover multiple shipments to and from the same location within a short period of time. Carrier lanes, or freight route imbalances, impact the rate you will pay for your shipment. Blog Freight Shipping

Feature on Stage Stores and its TMS Implementation

Supply Chain Collaborator

These stores are supported by three highly automated distribution centers, located in Texas, Ohio and Virginia. Stage Distribution has three major projects to focus on in 2015: Expand the Omni-Channel portion of the business; Implement voice-picking technology to help facilitate the growing ecommerce business; Install a new transportation management system (TMS) to improve freight efficiencies and reporting.

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Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

CEVA Logistics provides both freight management and contract logistics services for a range of customers across all sectors. The company provides comprehensive freight forwarding services across all modes, domestic and international, including customs house brokerage and door-to-door ground services. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, TQL employs more than 4,200 people in 59 offices nationwide. Service offerings include transportation of full truckload freight, which J.B.

Feature on Stage Stores and its TMS Implementation

Supply Chain Collaborator

These stores are supported by three highly automated distribution centers, located in Texas, Ohio and Virginia. Stage Distribution has three major projects to focus on in 2015: Expand the Omni-Channel portion of the business; Implement voice-picking technology to help facilitate the growing ecommerce business; Install a new transportation management system (TMS) to improve freight efficiencies and reporting.

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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. Expect to see rate spikes and thinner capacity for Upstate New York freight at the end of the summer through the beginning of fall as fruit and corn are harvested. .

The Value of a Good Super User for Your TMS

Talking Logistics

Understanding how your company moves freight and the details of why it does what it does is important. He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University.

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