Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Less than ten days after Hurricane Harvey, trucks are already moving freight out of Houston, with almost the same volume as before the storm. Outbound freight has picked up by now, and rates have declined in both directions after the initial, post-storm peak.

How Hurricane Florence affects freight

DAT Solutions

Big weather events like this usually affect the spot freight market in three stages. Before the storm , there’s urgency to move freight into the area or out of the way of the storm’s path.

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. Oklahoma.

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. Oklahoma.

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. Oklahoma.

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Digital Freight Startup Convoy Raises $185 Million, Surpasses $1 Billion in Value (WSJ – sub. million round, backing Freightos’ global freight platform. Oklahoma grocers set to deploy fleet of autonomous vans for final-mile deliveries (CCJ).

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

DAT Solutions

Ships arrived late, and containers were unloaded and drayed to warehouses late, so that cargo is finally heading east and north. Contract carriers are busy with their regularly scheduled hauls, so a lot of the late-arriving freight gets tendered to brokers and 3PLs.

The Last Fast Mile

EFT

Moyer: Suppose you have a truck leaving Los Angeles and going to Cincinnati, with stops in Oklahoma City and St. Once you have identified the right partners for you, you can also build on the First Mile and freight consolidation benefits.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

The flooding required organizations to divert loads to facilities in Dallas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, areas not accustomed to processing that level of traffic. Steamship lines, transportation companies, railroads and warehouses had to shut down due to high water levels and multiple failures.