The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

Cerasis

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

A Costly Disconnect

Consumer Goods Logistics

freight consolidation | retail inbound transportation l Pennsylvania freight Download. White Paper: The Purchasing-Logistics Disconnect.

Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

It’s been over a week now since the news broke about Amazon and their freight brokerage business. The service is currently in beta, and is only available for shipments between warehouses in five states — Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Should the State DOT Be the One to Mandate Commercial Vehicle Bans During Weather Events?

Consumer Goods Logistics

On February 11, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced plans for a commercial vehicle ban on all major highways in Eastern Pennsylvania in anticipation of a predicted snow-ice mix the following day.

Allentown gains traction as freight hub

DAT Solutions

It's the fastest-growing city in Pennsylvania, with over 120,000 residents and a one-day roundtrip to major population centers on the East Coast. With its distribution centers and access to multiple freight corridors, Allentown was exceptionally busy for a short holiday week.

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. Pennsylvania.

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. Pennsylvania.

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. Pennsylvania.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The History of Shipping Containers

Cerasis

The Freightos System is SaaS for freight contract management, automatic price quotations, and business intelligence. Although our core focus is not on freight forwarding services, we still love to connect the community to providers and technology of value to shippers who are in the pursuit of efficiencies and resource reduction in order to remain competitive. First use of a modern container for ocean freight. It wasn’t just about freight.

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Freight Push Rattles Logistics Sector (WSJ – sub. Amazon the Freight Broker. Over the past few years, freight brokerage has been a hot segment of the transportation market.

Van Freight Volume Edges Up, as Rates Lag

DAT Solutions

Van freight availability rebounded 3% on the spot market last week , and truck posts increased 2%. Texas had less freight than usual, and a lot more trucks, especially in the Dallas area during the GATS Expo.

Freight Rates Were Mostly Neutral Ahead of Winter Storm

DAT Solutions

That'll no doubt affect freight movements, with trucks banned from some highways in the Northeast while Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Virginia declare states of emergency. That includes van freight, but it’s especially true for flatbed.

Market Update: $3+ Trillion to Keep Up with Infrastructure Repairs

PLS Logistics

Ports and surface transportation must be able to accommodate the country’s growing population and freight volumes. The US DOT predicts that by 2045, freight volume will increase 45% and America’s population will grow by 70 million people.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

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Transportation and freight costs are reduced. Foxconn, for example, announced plans to reshore in Pennsylvania, investing $40 million for a mostly automated plant. Premium freight capacity improves. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

GoPuff gets go-ahead for 300,00 sq ft technology & distribution centre in South Jersey

EFT

Along with the Gloucester County facility, goPuff will also build a new 30,000-square-foot headquarters in Philadelphia and 10 warehouses across Pennsylvania as part of a $4 million expansion plan expected to generate over 500 new jobs. GoPuff, an on-demand delivery company, has accepted a grant from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority with the aim of becoming fully operational by the end of 2019.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

Penn State is designated as the sole land grant institution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. University’s main campus is located in State College, Pennsylvania. intercontinental Air and Ocean Freight with comprehensive Value-Added Logistics Services and Supply Chain. Clients include Integrators, Freight Forwarders, 3PL Providers, Ocean Carriers, NVOCCs, Airlines, Rail Operators, Port Operators, Terminal Operators, and Airport Operators.

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology. January 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). It’s snowing outside. My boys have their first baseball games in two weeks. What’s wrong with this picture?

Christmas Trees Boost Rates in Unexpected Places

DAT Solutions

Pennsylvania. 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.

CSCMP 2011 Recap: The Synergy Supply Chain of the Future

Supply Chain Network

Suffice it to say I was more than pleased, and very excited, to hear what Ahold, Del Monte and ES3 have now created in York Pennsylvania. Associations Conferences Emerging Trends Freight & Transportation Information Technology New Ideas Social SC Synergy Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Third Party Logistics

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

There are similar scenarios playing out in Texas and Pennsylvania as well. 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.

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

EFT

Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania. #49. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report

3PL providers and shippers struggling to improve agility as infrastructure and workforce readiness hampers capabilities finds study

EFT

Freight/supply chain transparency. Freight/supply chain transparency. Shippers and 3PL providers are struggling to adjust to demands in the market place, with the top concerns bugging executives being infrastructure issues and the capabilities of their labour forces.

Logistics Customer Service: The Story of the Wilson Ham Company

Consumer Goods Logistics

Back in 1957, KANE Freight Lines was still in the early stages of growth, with a very small fleet serving the valley cities of Northeast Pennsylvania. Culture and tradition are sustained by stories. Here’s one from the KANE archives. But KANE was slowly adding new customers and one of them was The Wilson Ham Company. read more

Booming Oil Industry Boosts Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Demand has been weaker in Florida and Pennsylvania this month. Florida has a balance problem, where the demand for inbound freight is much higher than the demand for outbound trucks. The energy sector heated up in January, which contributed to higher flatbed load counts for the month.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

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How to Find Capacity in a Snowstorm

DAT Solutions

All commercial vehicles have been banned from I-84 in Pennsylvania, and New York State has closed I-84 to all traffic. If you're relatively new to the freight brokerage business, you may be asking, "How do I find capacity in a snowstorm?" Do you broker freight out West?

Rates Drift Down for Vans and Reefers in Mid-July Slump

DAT Solutions

Van Rates Decline in 3 Biggest Freight Markets. Pennsylvania (2.0). Pennsylvania (2.8).

Low Reefer Demand Drags Down Van Rates

DAT Solutions

Spot market freight has stabilized in recent weeks, and last week we saw load-to-truck ratios rise for every trailer type. Reefer demand has also been low, and when there isn’t enough reefer freight to go around, those trucks start competing for van freight.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Illinois is the only state that has all seven Class I freight railroads. It is the 3rd largest in total freight railroads. Pennsylvania.