Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). The underlying premise dates back further, even for freight. In 1744 , the Virginia and Baltick [sic] coffee shop in London was the go-to place for traders to discuss maritime pricing.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B UPS Freight has 6.9% UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight Services. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight History.

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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. Regional Freight Volume Update ? . California r efrigerated freight has recovered.

Ocean Freight Routing Terms Explained

Material Handling & Logistics

The ocean freight industry uses many acronyms to describe a shipment’s routing. Here are some of the most common ocean freight routing terms that are important to know. . At first glance, this freight forwarding term might seem interchangeable with IPI.

Hurricane Florence path includes 4 port cities

DAT Solutions

Although the coastal towns in the path of Hurricane Florence are generally at the receiving end of the distribution chain, there are 4 port cities in the hurricane's path that will certainly affect freight movements — and likely result in rate increases in those markets. Freight Rates

The 5 Largest LTL Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

Largest LTL Carrier: FedEx Freight. FedEx Freight is the largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $5.3B FedEx Freight has a market share of 14.9%. FedEx Freight’s revenue includes FedEx Custom Critical. FedEx Freight is one of 7 operating units owned by FedEx Corporation. Click here for more info on FedEx Freight. 2nd Largest LTL Carrier: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight has 9.4% 3rd Largest LTL Carrier: YRC Freight.

Prices fall as flooding halts freight

DAT Solutions

As many parts of the Southeast deal with flooding as a result of Hurricane Florence, the transportation industry is re-adjusting to recovery mode, as demand for emergency freight shipped to the area will increase in the coming days.

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.

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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. Virginia.

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. Virginia.

Panama Expansion

3PL Insights

3PL Freight Management Logistics Virginia WILL THE PANAMA EXPANSION AFFECT YOU? by Derek Byrd – Marketing Manager, Evans Distribution Systems In 2014, the Panama Canal will complete a $5.3 billion expansion that will double the waterway’s capacity, and allow... The post Panama Expansion appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

3 Cheers for the Spring Freight Season!

DAT Solutions

Spring has sprung, bringing a long-awaited upward trend in freight volume.and RATES!! But seasonal freight is coming soon, and it should provide welcome relief for carriers after a quiet winter. Other TriHaul routes take you from Atlanta to Chicago via Iowa or West Virginia.

Freight Surge Expected for Q2 and July 4

DAT Solutions

Van freight was a little quiet last week, but a rebound should be underway now, to close the second quarter on a high note. Reefer freight volume should get a boost too, due to last-minute demand for fresh food, ahead of the July 4th weekend.

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.

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. Each group oversees freight that enters their region and plans for specific market trends in their respective states. Virginia.

3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication

Cerasis

Ben is a graduate of the University of Virginia. Twitter LinkedIn The post 3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis.

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

A few examples of how all these people helped each other: The small port in Norfolk, Virginia, took on 57 vessels and 10,000 containers that were diverted from New York (and Norfolk was not used to that kind of volume).

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. . Outbound freight from the Midwest to N ew J ersey has been and continues to be stagnant. .

Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations

Cerasis

If your carrier fails to secure cargo, or neglects their fleet, their number of breakdowns, violations, and freight damage claims will soar; directly impacting your business. Ben is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Transportfolio

CSX advised that intermodal freight traveling between the Florida and Midwest will experience delays of 24 to 36 hours as the storm moves through the area and track obstructions are cleared. At this time, Southeastern Virginia is preparing for the possibility of tropical storm force winds (34+ knots/39+ mph) beginning late on Thursday, October 11, and continuing on Friday October 12. Current as of October 11, 2018.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020

Transplace

Transpacific Eastbound ocean freight spot market remains relatively stable to both U.S. Port of Virginia is temporarily closing container operations at Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT) starting May 4 due to reduced import volumes. Intra-European road freight is still flowing.

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.

Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

Freightos

Amazon’s been running tests out of a field in Washington but in July 2015, Flirtey , an Australian UAC (unmanned aerial vehicle) delivery startup, delivered supplies from an airfield to a medical clinic in Virginia. million tonnes) of loaded and unloaded freight.

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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. Virginia. West Virginia.

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. The Port of Virginia estimates cargo lost in February thru April at 44,000 containers or approximately 11% decline. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update.

Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling & Logistics

The Port of Virginia serves as a case study in how the nation’s ports are adapting to the needs of the new economy. One of America’s largest ocean ports, the Port of Virginia, operates four port terminals in the Norfolk Harbor region of Virginia ( www.portofvirginia.com ).

This Week in Logistics News (February 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Derailed CSX train in West Virginia hauled newer-model tank cars ( Reuters ). This was a busy week for supply chain and logistics news, so let’s go straight to it. Kintetsu to Buy Neptune’s APL Logistics for $1.2 Billion ( BloombergBusiness ). Pressure mounts on shippers, union to settle U.S.

4 Possible Supplier & Carrier Risk Areas to Check During Pickups & Deliveries

Cerasis

As a freight broker and transportation management company, Cerasis uses many system checks that we’ve put in place to spot carrier risk for our shippers. One of the first things to inspect during pickups and deliveries is the equipment used to transport your freight.

Doing Business in Portugal

QAD

state of Virginia. Portugal also has more than 3,000 km of rail tracks, nearly 83,000 km of mostly paved roads, 1,344 km of oil and gas pipeline, and a large merchant marine fleet of bulk carriers, container ships, oil tankers and other types of freight ships.

Christmas Trees Boost Rates in Unexpected Places

DAT Solutions

Virginia. 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.

This Week in Logistics News (October 27-31, 2014)

Talking Logistics

FedEx Freight Reports Teamsters Withdraw Petition at North Harrisburg Facility. According to a Wall Street Journal article (“Decoding Our Chatter,” Robert Lee Hotz, October 1, 2011), “When Virginia’s magnitude 5.8 Ralph and Me (right) as Blue Men.

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Why Logistics Companies are Upgrading to Mobile Payments with Robin Gregg

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up in West Virginia and went to Washington and Lee University. Many carriers, 3PLs, and digital freight brokers have upgraded to faster, easier payments through technology. [00:49] Please tell us about you and your company. I’m Robin Gregg, CEO of RoadSync.

10 Technologies That Are Going To Change Your Life

Supply Chain Game Changer

Though it may not carry live passengers for some time while its safety is proven, it’s entirely feasible that the Hyperloop could transport cargo from one location to another in minutes, replacing some of the 18-wheelers currently hauling freight above ground. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Amazon Launches Free, 2-hour Whole Foods Deliveries in 4 U.S. Cities

Supply Chain Nation

cities – Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach, Va. Freight Brokers See Profits Surge on Shipping Rush. The Wall Street Journal reports that freight brokers are seeing a surge in business – and profits.

Amazon Launches Free, 2-hour Whole Foods Deliveries in 4 U.S. Cities

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Amazon brings select cities free 2-hour Prime deliveries from Whole Foods; Elon Musk expects a Tesla to drive coast-to-coast in 2018; CVS Health ups its starting hourly minimum wage; freight brokers are seeing a surge in profits; and companies are working to find ways to ensure AI technology helps their business instead of hurting it. cities – Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach, Va. Freight Brokers See Profits Surge on Shipping Rush.