Truck driving in Hawaii: Not quite the paradise it seems

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And in Hawaii, locating a loading dock is a tall order. From a lack of loading docks and limited drivers to lava flows and narrow roads, the trucking industry in Hawaii must navigate many unique logistical challenges. Interstates and highways in Hawaii.

Transair cargo jet crash lands off coast of Hawaii

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A Boeing 737 cargo jet made an emergency nighttime landing in open water off the Hawaii coast early Friday and both pilots were rescued by the U.S. Air Cargo American Shipper News Top Stories air cargo Hawaii Plane crash Transair


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FAA shuts down Hawaii cargo operator Transair

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RELATED NEWS: Transair cargo jet crash lands off coast of Hawaii. The Federal Aviation Administration has suspended the operating authority of Honolulu-based Rhoades Aviation after one of its Transair cargo jets crash-landed in the ocean early this month.

FreightWaves Classics: Matson helps provision Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. territories and more

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Essential supplies of all kinds are carried to Alaska by ship, truck and air, and to Hawaii by air and ship. The company is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii and is listed on the NYSE (ticker symbol MATX). MNC carries goods of all kinds to the states of Alaska and Hawaii and the U.S.

NTSB prepares to recover cargo jet from ocean floor in Hawaii

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RELATED NEWS: FAA shuts down Hawaii cargo operator Transair. Air Cargo American Shipper News accidents air cargo airline safety Hawaii National Transportation Safety Board NTSB Transair

DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express and Hawaiian Express Service Join Forces to Serve Hawaii, Alaska and Guam

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DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express, an ocean freight company serving Hawaii and Guam and Hawaiian Express Service, an ocean freight forwarder, have announced that they are combining their efforts to better serve the Hawaii, Alaska and Guam localities

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Coast Guard calls capsizing of commercial vessel major marine casualty

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Coast Guard teams have searched for a combined 70 hours as of Thursday afternoon, covering approximately 6,380 square miles, an area roughly the size of Hawaii.

Inventory is Everything with Jeff Flowers

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The ILWU is a labor union which primarily represents dock workers on the West Coast of the United States, Hawaii, and in British Columbia, Canada. Jeff Flowers and Joe Lynch discuss why inventory is everything.

DHL eCommerce unit discloses peak-season surcharges

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locations such as Alaska and Hawaii, the unit said. DHL eCommerce, the e-commerce unit of German transport and logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL (NASDAQ:DPSGY) disclosed its peak-season delivery surcharges for U.S.

The Daily Dash: Rule changes for windshield cameras?

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Transair cargo jet crash lands off coast of Hawaii. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we look at a potential rules revision thanks to Daimler, more trouble for Lordstown Motors and more. The High Five.

FreightWaves Classics/Pioneers: Cornelius Vanderbilt built shipping and railroad empires

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After the war, the ship was honored by transporting the Queen of Hawaii from San Francisco to Hawaii. Humble beginnings. One of the first and most studied tycoons in the U.S. was Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Texas tops list for truck driver drug/alcohol violations

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The top violation rates among all states regardless of the number of employers were Louisiana, Hawaii and Mississippi, with rates of 72.3%, 61% and 59.3%.

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Vakil: chip shortage expected to last into 2023


Hawaii Foreign Trade Zone’s Trade News Weekly reported last week that Chinese ports are experiencing congestion even more severe than U.S. It is difficult to overstate the challenges the semiconductor shortage is causing for companies in almost every industry—especially automotive.

FreightWaves Classics: I-17 serves Arizona’s ever-growing population

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Because of this definition, there are interstates that are beltways around large metropolitan areas or in places such as Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico that cannot connect to other states. Interstate 17 (I-17) is another intrastate interstate (as are I-2 , I-4 , I-12 , I-14 and I-16 ).

Ho Ho No! Port Congestion and Supply Chain Delays Threaten to Disrupt Christmas


The recent disruptions underscore this dependency, as Yantian and the other two ports serving the Shenzhen area shipped almost 12% of the United States’ seaborne imports in 2020—a 67% year-on-year increase from 2019, according Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone’s Trade News Weekly.

Scariest tunnels for truckers

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Tetsuo Harano Tunnels (Hawaii). FreightWaves asked truckers on social media which tunnels in the U.S. and Canada wrack their nerves the most.

Cyber attacks on logistics networks are rapidly increasing


Trade News Weekly, published by Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. A search for the phrases “supply chain hack” or “supply chain cybersecurity” will return millions of posts and articles about cyberattacks.

Is it lights out for supply chain?

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ANA has already had to cancel 14 of its weekly flights to Hawaii due to coronavirus restrictions. The Guardian reports that the airline said, “In Hawaii, sea turtles are seen as bringing good luck, and we hope this turtle that came to see the flight off signals a bright future.”.

A cruel summer for shipping stocks as tide turns

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Early reports from Asian carriers as well as Hawaii-based Matson (NYSE: MATX ) indicate that Q2 2021 profits will break records. You could be forgiven for unloading your tanker stocks — the tanker market just suffered its worst six months in three decades.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

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Con-Way Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B in sales (estimated 2012). Con-Way Freight has 9.4% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc.

How much do shipping CEOs make? (Here’s their pay info)

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and European executive pay, Matthew Cox, CEO of Hawaii-based Matson (NYSE: MATX ), earned $5.5 Shipping magnates don’t pervade the billionaire ranks like they did in the days of Aristotle Onassis. They’ve been left behind by tech bosses, financiers and oligarchs.

Which shipping stocks rose the most in wake of COVID pandemic?

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Until recently, the only exceptions were Hawaii-based Matson (NYSE: MATX ) — which has traditionally focused on domestic trades, but over the past year, has heavily expanded in the China-U.S.

The 18-month outlook points to recovery, albeit (semi)disrupted


Hawaii is telling tourists not to come, and the EU is urging member nations to bar non-essential visitors from the U.S. As recently as July, economists, business leaders and consumers were confident that the economic recovery from the pandemic would continue through 2021 and beyond.

Why McDonald's Is Switching to Fresh Beef

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Sorry about your luck, Hawaii and Alaska. McDonald’s says it’s switching from frozen beef to fresh in some 14,000 U.S. locations by early May. The company officially rolled out the concept at 3,500 stores today. You’ll still get frozen beef. It’s the latest in a series of moves by the chain (which have included dollar menus and removing antibiotics from its chicken) to woo customers as competition increases in the food industry. So what led to the decision?

Getting Christmas Goods on Time: FedEx and UPS Roll Out Holiday Shipping Deadlines

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FedEx holiday shipping deadlines are more stringent: December 9 – for FedEx Ground® Economy and FedEx Freight® Economy December 15 – for FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx Ground® in both the Contiguous US and to Alaska and Hawaii, FedEx Freight® Priority, FedEx Freight® Direct, and U.S.

New UPS Simple Rate Explained

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delivering to anywhere in the US, with slightly modified rates for shipping involving Hawaii and Alaska. However, UPS 3 Day Select is not available for UPS Simple Rate shipments originating in or destined to Alaska and Hawaii. From Contiguous States to Metro Alaska and Hawaii. From Contiguous States to Remote Alaska and Hawaii. At the end of September 2019, UPS announced a new service: UPS Simple Rate.

Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends


DHL Global Forwarding actually got started by taking ocean freight documents by air to expedite release along a new West Coast-Hawaii ocean line. International Air Freight Shipping: Definition. Air cargo is used by global importers and exporters when they need to get goods somewhere rapidly and reliably. 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.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

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UPS Freight’s service area includes all of the United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS, Inc. had $54.1B in sales in 2012. UPS Inc.

Anything is Possible


My coach is a three-time IRONMAN World Championship participant which is the famous event that takes place annually in Hawaii. “Anything is Possible.” This is the mantra of IRONMAN. Organized by the World Triathlon Corporation, IRONMAN events are a test of physical and mental fortitude where individuals look to complete a 2.5 mile (4.8 km) swim, a 112 mile (180 km) bike and 26 mile (42 km) run in a single day event and within a 17 hour cut-off.

How Much Can We Learn from the Last Super El Niño?


It also triggered a severe drought in Hawaii which damaged crops and depleted water supplies. This year’s El Niño might be the biggest one yet. Here’s what can we learn from the most extreme to date, which impacted supply chains from 1997 to 1998. During El Niño, warm water travels further east and disrupts trade winds. Photo courtesy Wikipedia. El Niño Explained. El Niño is not a storm system.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


Hawaii. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

Spotlight on trade agreements: IPEF, TPP, RCEP


What do India—with 1.4 billion people and $2.6 trillion in GDP—and Brunei—a tiny nation on the north coast of Borneo, Malaysia, with less than 500,000 people and $12 billion GDP—have in common?

FreightWaves Classics: Naval cargo ship with a unique history

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She and her officers and crew began their first deployment transporting frozen food to Longview, Washington and then Washington lumber to Hawaii. This coming Sunday, September 26, a rather unique anniversary will occur. It will be the 77th anniversary of the launch of the U.S.

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Sea change: Testing maritime uses for alternative energy

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It has already visited Long Beach and San Francisco and departed last week for Hawaii. As it travels to Hawaii, China and Japan, the ship will only have a crew of four. A small, unusual-looking vessel docked in San Francisco last week.

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


They provide travel assistance with small planes at the regional level and work with commercial partners to arrange travel for patients in Hawaii and Alaska. There are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good. North Star Alliance , for instance, uses optimization to find optimal locations for its mobile HIV-AIDS clinics in Africa. The Dutch Delta Program Commissioner used analytics to prevent flooding and was recognized with the 2013 Edelman Award.