LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

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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.

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

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The graph below depicts 24 region-to-region pairs, showing changes in rates for freight movements that originated in four Western regions, heading to destinations in six East Coast regions. These results are atypical , so they may surprise longtime freight trend watchers. Freight Rate

Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

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International Air Freight Shipping: Definition. While 90% of everything is shipped by ocean, air connects the world faster, cutting China-US freight shipping time from 20-30 days by ocean to only 3 days by air cargo. International air freight and express freight shipments are not the same thing. Express freight is typically handled by one company (like DHL, UPS or FedEx) that handles the entire shipment lifecycle, with shipping from door to door in under five days.

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

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As few as 44 percent of retailers offer free returns shipping, notes the Washington Post, but the day with the highest returns rates arrived in mid-December. million returns, reports the Washington Post. Freight data use. Freight claims management practices. Freight

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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. Reddaway is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight Equipment & People.

The “Silk Rail”: China Invests in Efficient Freight

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Washington Post. In the past, China has happily relied on trucks and ships to transport freight; however, the burgeoning amount of freight being moved across the country has risen dramatically in recent years. Slow Train to Europe.

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Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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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. Washington.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Speaking at CONNECT 2019 | Supply Chain, Management and Technology Event in Bothell, WA on May 17, 2019

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Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt will be speaking with thought leaders from Convoy, FLEXE, Flexport, Freightera, Microsoft, OneClick.ai, P8, REI, Seagull Scientific, UW Bothell School of Business, and the State of Washington. SupplyChainConnect2019 #green #freight #cleantech.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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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. Washington.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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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. Washington.

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

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For the freight world holiday shipping or for shippers in any peak season (such as those who ship plants for the spring time) it gets chaotic, everyone is trying to clear docs, empty warehouses, and get their books in order. Central Freight Holiday Shipping Rates. UPS Freight®.

This Week in Logistics News (May 15-19, 2017)

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Uber Freight launches to connect truck drivers with available shipments (TechCrunch). The Weather Company, an IBM Business, Introduces New Solutions Designed to Help Freight and Logistic Companies Improve Operational Efficiency. What kind of freight are [we] moving?

This Week in Logistics News (October 13-17, 2014)

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Spot Market Stays Strong: September DAT Freight Index. Teamsters Make History With First Ever Organizing Victory at FedEx Freight. economy boosts freight (Reuters). Google said it is expanding the service to Washington, D.C.,

This Week in Logistics News (October 5-9, 2015)

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MercuryGate Offers Leading TMS Solution to Freight Forwarders. Con-way Freight Announces Fall 2015 General Rate Increase. Washington Post).

New Saudi megaport aims to snatch Dubai freight volumes

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The metropolis, which will be larger than Washington DC, says it will be cheaper and quicker than Jebel Ali

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

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For the freight world holiday shipping or for shippers in any peak season (such as those who ship plants for the spring time) it gets chaotic, everyone is trying to clear docs, empty warehouses, and get their books in order. Central Freight Holiday Shipping Rates. UPS Freight®.

Enabling Supply Chain Flexibility: Two Important (But Often Overlooked) Factors

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And last month, we witnessed the havoc that winter storm Jonas unleashed along the east coast , dumping more than two feet of snow in Washington, DC, New York City, and other major cities, leading to thousands of flight cancellations and gridlock on the roads. That was the central question Matt Castle, Director of Air Freight Services at C.H. Robinson freight forwarding supply chain flexibility

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Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

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Fortunately, Craig partnered with a fulfillment specialist in the eastern part of the country which complemented his location in Seattle, Washington. Logistics #Transportation #SCM #SupplyChain #Crowdfunding #Distribution #Freight #ECommerce. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Van Freight Volume Edges Up, as Rates Lag

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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.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

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You may not realize it, but supply chain professionals routinely rely on Washington on a weekly basis when many use the weekly diesel price average published by the Energy Information Agency (EIA) to adjust contract rates for fuel surcharges.

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the Government Shutdown

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You may not realize it, but supply chain professionals routinely rely on Washington on a weekly basis when many use the weekly diesel price average published by the Energy Information Agency (EIA) to adjust contract rates for fuel surcharges.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

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Freight volumes (demand) and active supply (trucks, drivers, trains, and containers) seek balance, but often fall somewhere across the balance spectrum. Carriers accepting freight strategically. 7.Expect Washington’s influence to continue.

Swimming Against the Congestion Current

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If we could eavesdrop on the freight industry’s water cooler conversations, chances are that we’d hear a lot about traffic congestion. A hypothetical shipper has an annual freight spend of $10 million (see below). Freight Services Over the Road Traffic Congestion Transportation

What Transportation Professionals Need to Know About the U.S.-Mexico Border Situation

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While this threat is not new, it certainly feels different this time around, and specifically raises questions for those involved in regular cross border freight movements. On March 27, U.S.

XPO Logistics (XPO) to Acquire Con-way (CNW)

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XPO will also capitalize on synergies from the combination with Con-way’s managed transportation, truckload and freight brokerage businesses. billion of freight under management to identify carriers, assign loads and fill backhauls more efficiently; and. Washington, D.C.

Top 9 Truckload Shipping Trends for 2019

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Freight volumes (demand) and active supply (trucks, drivers, trains, and containers) seek balance, but often fall somewhere across the balance spectrum. Carriers accepting freight strategically. 7.Expect Washington’s influence to continue.

How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

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Many supply chain professionals routinely rely on Washington every week when they review and use the weekly diesel price average. Often, cross-border freight requires approval from partner agencies — the U.S.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

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Imagine that you own a truck and you receive an order from a soft drink manufacturer in Missouri to transport around 5000 kilograms of freight. Freight Technology Transportation

Trust Fund Practices Questioned by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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In this post, Vic discusses the roundtable that the FMCSA plans on having later this month to discuss the BMC-85 trust fund and what it means to freight brokers. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is organizing a Broker and Freight Forwarder Financial Responsibility Roundtable on May 20 to discuss BMC-85 trust funds, used by freight brokers and forwarders. Department of Transportation in Washington, D.C. Freight Transportation freight

Find the Money – How a Transportation Spend Diagram Can Help

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The assessment needs to be data-driven, so start by collecting freight data. Gathering the freight spend data and summarizing it at 30,000 feet helps uncover the modes or flows where the most achievable savings will be captured.

How Analytics Can Help Shippers Combat Rising Intermodal Transportation Costs

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Trucker Shortage Amplifies Freight Price Increase Low unemployment rates and an economic upswing coupled with high transportation demand have made it difficult to find the number of truck drivers needed for the volume of shipments going out, The Washington Post reports. Diminishing truck supply, high freight demand, and an ongoing driver shortage all contribute to rising rates in intermodal transportation.

This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

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Trump vows ‘there won’t be a trade war’ after signing off on tariffs (Washington Examiner). Air freight capacity concerns prompt new forwarder strategies (Lloyd’s Loading List). Alstom to test automated freight train in the Netherlands (Reuters).

Air Cargo Got It Wright: 9 Incredible Air Cargo Facts

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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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Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

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There is a shift underway right now in the refrigerated freight segment. More restaurant spending, more contract freight. still grows plenty of apples, onions, and potatoes, in Washington, Colorado and Idaho, respectively.

This Week in Logistics News (January 12-16, 2015)

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November 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Cass Freight Index Report for December 2014. an alcohol-delivery startup operating in Washington. . I’m short on time this morning, so let’s go straight to the news that caught my attention this week: .