This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 4-8, 2013)

Talking Logistics

The vehicles have a range of up to 75 miles and primarily will deliver packages to customers in Sacramento, San Bernardino, Ceres, Fresno and Bakersfield. Schools are closed, the roads are empty, and we’re all just waiting for the blizzard to arrive.

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Reefer rates hit lull between holidays

DAT Solutions

Right now, retail and e-commerce are driving trends in the transportation industry, which has lifted van rates, but prices fell on a lot of the major reefer lanes. Fresno to Baltimore fell 29¢ at $2.41/mile.

Freight Abounds, but Rates Return to July Levels

DAT Solutions

A seasonal transition is underway in produce harvests, as we head into the back-to-school season, so there is lots of demand for temp-controlled transportation. HOT MARKETS - There was an increase in loads moving out of Fresno last week, which is a welcome change.

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Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

In the summer months, they also run around 500 flights to transport children to summer camps like Camp Kindle (a camp for kids affected by HIV/AIDS), Champ Camp (a camp for burn survivors) and The Painted Turtle (a camp for children with serious medical conditions), among others.