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

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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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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. Tennessee.

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. Tennessee.

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. Tennessee.

Early winter storms could cause freight schedules to slip

DAT Solutions

That means a lot of freight delivery schedules are going to slip. Over the weekend, Winter Storm Diego blanketed Charlotte, Raleigh and many miles of highway in North Carolina, extending east to Tennessee and north to Virginia. Storms freeze freight flows. Winter storms can have a big impact on regional freight moves, especially during a busy season. Demand could get intense, especially if more snow falls or other major freight hubs are affected, too.

Three supply chain lessons for businesses coping with COVID-19

CH Robinson Transportfolio

According to a paper published by the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee, only 25% of a typical company’s end-to-end supply chain is being assessed in any way for risk. Freight and Transportation Services Transportation Market Global shipping International shipping

Supply chain risks: The knowable unknowns that can hurt your supply chain!

Kinaxis

The new CEO embarked on several cost reduction initiatives in conjunction with a number of changes (some may argue too fast and too soon) on how the company operates its freight-trains. An extreme example of this is a ride from Chicago to Colesburg, Tennessee taking 18 days, 13 hours, and 57 minutes!

Amazon plans expansion of North American facilities in Mississippi and Alberta

EFT

Amazon is also updating an existing 554,000-square-foot building in the Chickasaw Trails Industrial Park, situated southeast of Memphis International Airport in Tennessee. Tennessee Valley Authority is also assisting. Primary Event: 4th Annual D3: Retail Supply Chain Summit USA 2019 Précis: Company plans new centres in Edmonton, Canada and Northern Mississippi Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight eCommerce/Retail Industrial Region: North America Publish as a report

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

If Bob chooses Red Stag as his fulfillment warehouse, his inventory in our Knoxville fulfillment warehouse may trigger an obligation for him to register to collect and remit Tennessee sales tax. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Omnichannel Retail Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Amazon AmazonFBA ECommerce Retail supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address. Article provided by Jake Rheude at [link]. Check out 5 E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Choices!

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? Will that future arrive soon or many years from now, if ever?

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. FedEx Corporation FedEx , previously known as Federal Express, is an American multinational freight company founded in 1971 as a system for urgent deliveries.

Experts Reveal Top Transportation Trends to Watch

Supply Chain Opz

James Winebrake, Dean of College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology There are a number of important trends happening in the freight industry, spanning all modes of transportation: trucking, shipping, rail, pipeline, and air. Lastly, air freight has been increasing rapidly over the past decade - a trend I suspect will continue. Each full “truckload” equivalent of freight moved by rail reduces C02 emissions by 66%.

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31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Transportation and freight costs are reduced. Premium freight capacity improves. Ford returned another 1,800 jobs to Tennessee to make Cadillac SRXs and build engines. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

The Truth About Working at a Fulfillment Centre!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Most shockingly, the article also recounted an incident in a Tennessee warehouse where a worker died. I won’t deny that it gets hot in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the summer – it does. 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).

Visibility in Transportation Management Leads to Supply Chain Excellence

Talking Logistics

Freight Cost Management eliminates post-audits and disputes. in Freight Cost Savings Per Shipment: Logistics Sourcing activities improve negotiated rates. Typically companies operated in silos, but according to a recent Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee survey, while some lines between business functions have blurred, silos still exist, especially between purchasing and logistics.

The Biggest Mistake When Selecting a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Paul Dittman, PhD and Kate Vitasek from the University of Tennessee’s Haslam College of Business — I couldn’t wait to read it. capacity limitations in over-the-road domestic but continued overcapacity in ocean freight) and new disruptive technologies, which we’ll discuss later.

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Becoming a High Performing Sense and Respond Enterprise: End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility is Key

Talking Logistics

Typically companies operated in silos, but according to a recent Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee survey, while some lines between business functions have blurred, silos still exist, especially between purchasing and logistics. Freight charge reductions from 5% to 3.5% As supply chains extend globally, they become more complex.

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.

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. . Tennessee .

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Paul Dittmann , Executive Director of the Global Supply Chain Institute at the University of Tennessee Improving operational efficiency in the global supply chain is a complex undertaking, and requires a documented, multi-year strategy instead of knee jerk reactions, and programs of the month. In-bound freight delivery efficiency can be optimised by consolidating in-distribution hubs and reducing stock levels at country level.

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The Journey of BluJay’s Frictionless Tour

BluJay Solutions

From Kansas City, the Frictionless Tour traveled to the University of Tennessee, one of the largest supply chain schools in the United States, and then to another, Penn State, for a Big 10 matchup with Michigan (yes, that white-out game). As intermodal freight moved along the rail between our tailgate and the stadium, the crowd warmed up for a game where the Browns pulled off the win in the final seconds. . One 40-foot RV. 51 days. 11 football games. 6,941 miles traveled.

Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment

Freight Center

John Butterfield was already an experienced stage line operator on the east coast when he was awarded a contract by the Postmaster General to provide semi-weekly mail service from Memphis, Tennessee and St. Blog Freight Shipping Truckload ShippingEchoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment. When FreightCenter National Account Manager and history buff Sam Jones received a call from a customer who wanted to ship a stagecoach, he was right in his comfort zone.

eLog Jam: New ELD Ruling Could Further Constrict Capacity

BluJay Solutions

For the first time in our careers, carriers rather than shippers are in the position of power in the relationship,” writes the study’s authors, Mary Holcomb of the University of Tennessee, and Karl Manrodt of Georgia College. And the shift has put new meaning and emphasis on the familiar terms ‘favored shipper,’ ‘shipper of choice’ and ‘carrier-friendly freight.’”. A TMS can do a lot of things, but what it does best is lower freight spending.

Using Big Data to Drive Manufacturing Sales: 3 Big Takeaways from the USMTO Reports

Cerasis

The last 32 monthly reports from USMTO, show that the Midwest (NCE and NCW) buys, on average, 44% of the nation’s manufacturing technology equipment with 26% from NCE’s five states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Midwestern industry (particularly Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee) is still the largest consumer of machine tools and manufacturing technology. How Can USMTO Reports Help Drive Manufacturing Sales and your Bottom Line?

How to Make Money on "Backhaul Tuesday"

DAT Solutions

You see, the most common length of haul is between 250 and 550 miles for intercity freight. I realize that many truckers object to the whole idea of "headhaul" and "backhaul" rates, but this is just the reality of spot market freight. This resulted in road closures which impacted major freight markets in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee during the final week of April which usually sees a spike in demand. Freight Rates

Overcoming Complacency: How to Drive Even More Supply Chain Metric Success

Talking Logistics

Skilled in Operations Management, Freight, Reverse Logistics, Operational Excellence, and Pricing Strategy. Strong business development professional with an Executive MBA focused in Global Supply Chain from University of Tennessee-Knoxville. A sense of complacency can lurk behind benchmarks. Once you hit your monthly warehouse goals, there can be a pull toward maintaining rather than gaining on your goals.

REPOST: Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller

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Craig Fuller is CEO and Founder of FreightWaves, the only freight-focused organization that delivers a complete and comprehensive view of the freight and logistics market. 36:58] Is Tennessee a business-friendly state? People call it the Bloomberg of freight.

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. . Tennessee.

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

Talking Logistics

This new collaborative service leverages Con-way Truckload’s capabilities in Mexico through its CFI Logistica subsidiary, “where it has 10 offices, an extensive drayage network and 40 years of in-country experience, and Con-way Multimodal’s resources, systems and freight procurement expertise.”

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The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

Interestingly enough, the biggest hub in the United States is Memphis, Tennessee. For packages making the trip across the pond, Anchorage, Alaska is the chosen hub of departure for packages going to and from Japan, making it the fourth busiest freight hub in the world. . E-commerce has radically changed the way we look at shipping.

Free Zip Zone and KMA Wall Map Available

DAT Solutions

Key Market Areas are helpful when pricing freight to and from a specific location. For example, the Memphis KMA includes portions of Western Tennessee, Northern Mississippi, and Northeastern Arkansas. DAT has updated its popular Zip Zone and Key Market Area wall map. It's a common sight on the walls in offices of both brokers and carriers, and it's free for the asking. The two-sided, 22 x 17 inch wall map includes: Zip Zone map.

Why Chattanooga is the Silicon Valley of Trucking with Craig Fuller

The Logistics of Logistics

FreightWaves is the leading Freight Intel provider, offering current digital intelligence and context to the freight community on a central platform. [03:50] 36:58] Is Tennessee a business-friendly state? People call it the Bloomberg of freight. It is the leading freight market dashboard, aggregating billions of data points from hundreds of sources to provide the fastest data in the transportation and logistics sector. [47:10]

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

Bed Bath & Beyond @BedBathBeyond Bed Bath & Beyond has discovered a way to save millions of dollars on freight over the next few years, thanks to a new 755,000 square-foot distribution facility slated to open in the fall of 2019. The company is also focusing on freight savings, expanding its TMS to include more destinations and vendors, shipping more volume through a consolidated network (instead of direct to store) and working with suppliers on various savings strategies.

How to Become a Better Exporter in 6 Steps

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These costs are typically customs duties, insurance and freight. Exporters need to know that landed costs aren’t just simply cost + insurance + freight. In the state of Tennessee, for example, a complicated tiered tax rate is applied to all goods up to the value of $3,200. Introduction.