Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database

CHAINalytics

NEW PLYMOUTH, Idaho, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Truckstop.com, leader in transportation technology and load board solutions, has announced a partnership with Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain intelligence products, … The post Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database appeared first on Chainalytics.

Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, CandyStore.com shows my beloved candy corn is the favorite candy for trick-or-treaters in Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan and Alabama. I admit, I love to eat Halloween candy as much as most grade school children (maybe more).

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

With all the ambiguity and uncertainty around CBD and cannabis products, how can you ensure that your logistics are in compliance with all the state and federal laws?

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Idaho. 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?”.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction.

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The Strength of the Pack is the Wolf… The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack!

NC State SCRC

Wolves now number about 1,700 in the Western states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon and Washington.

This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Just when you though the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate was a settled matter, legislators in South Dakota, Missouri, Tennessee and Idaho are still fighting the battle.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

DAT Solutions

Those, combined with the supply chain disruptions caused by the hurricanes, have led to tight capacity in southern Idaho, and outbound rates continue to climb out of Twin Falls. Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight.

Freight Gathers Strength in Early November, Led by Western Region

DAT Solutions

Strong potato harvests in southern Idaho, as well as apples from Washington and Michigan, add to a respectable volume of iceberg lettuce from the San Joaquin Valley and the Imperial Valley near Yuma, AZ. We look at national trends every week, but sometimes the detail can get lost.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Idaho. #21. Idaho. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

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

URM™ Stores Inc. Selects Herlitz Inventory Management to Improve Efficiencies and Increase Profits in its Purchasing Process

Herlitz Inventory Management

It is an American retailers’ cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Herlitz Inventory Management deployed its HIMPACT inventory and buying solution to manage over 45,000 SKUs. The solution is scalable and improves forecasting capabilities.

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

Supply Chain Nation

The new policy comes even as other states, including Idaho and Virginia, work with startups to regulate the use of delivery bots. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Anti-Showrooming Brought to You by… Amazon?

Supply Chain Nation

But now three states — Wisconsin, Idaho and Virginia — have passed statewide laws permitting the use of robots to deliver items to people’s doorsteps. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date. This week: Amazon has been helping shoppers “showroom” for years, but now it wants to put a stop to it; holiday deliveries will cost more; and move over delivery vans, robots are coming through.

Shipping Hemp: Putting the “High” in Highway

Freight Center

For example, Idaho law classifies any cannabis plant with THC as marijuana. One of the joys of working in logistics is partnering with businesses across a variety of fascinating industries. There are all kinds of fun cargo in niche markets that needs to get hauled. Industrial hemp has all the ingredients of an oddball, polarizing and intriguing product which needs its place on the highways.

Hemp Hauling: A Whole New Adventure

Freight Center

For example, Idaho law classifies any cannabis plant with THC as marijuana. One of the joys of working in logistics is partnering with businesses across a variety of fascinating industries. There are all kinds of fun cargo in niche markets that needs to get hauled. Industrial hemp has all the ingredients of an oddball, polarizing and intriguing product which needs its place on the highways.

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Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Annual 3-Day Enforcement Event to Take Place June 2-4, 2015

Cerasis

CVSA is holding an event to kick off the 28th annual International Roadcheck on June 2, 2015, near the Washington-Idaho state border at 10:00 am. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 2-4, 2015.

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Few hot spots remain for reefers

DAT Solutions

Apart from Idaho, most of the seasonal action is in imports. Expect a rush of reefer demand this week in areas hit by sub-zero temperatures, as shippers attempt to prevent sensitive cargo from freezing.

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Pre-Christmas Demand Could Keep Reefer Rates High

DAT Solutions

Potato shippers have continued to be busy, and there were big increases on a couple of lanes out of Southern Idaho. Reefer rates skyrocketed in November, with the national average hitting its highest mark in more than 3 years at $2.43/mile.

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Reefer Capacity Gets Tighter Ahead of Thanksgiving

DAT Solutions

In general, eastbound lanes out of Southern Idaho paid better last week than they did the week before. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so trucks are still in high demand to move refrigerated freight.

Where Did Reefer Rates Rise the Most Last Week?

DAT Solutions

Load counts are still high in Southern Idaho , and in general, westbound and southbound lanes were up, while eastbound lanes tended to have lower rates. Reefer load counts on the top lanes kept climbing last week, while rates continued to readjust seasonally.

Van and Reefer Operators Give Thanks for Rate Increases

DAT Solutions

Look for loads of trees leaving Oregon, and potatoes out of Idaho or North Dakota. Twin Falls, Idaho is a great source for outbound reefer loads, prior to Thanksgiving. Thanks in part to seasonal food items, rates are finally trending back up for vans and reefers.

California Reefer Freight Starts to Heat Up

DAT Solutions

Other markets to hit a lull last week included Miami, Southern Idaho, and Grand Rapids. Reefer rates rose 10¢ per mile in June, compared to May, landing at $2.12, the highest monthly average in almost two years. Load availability was up 30% compared to May, and 84% compared to June 2015.

New ELD Rule Tests Reefer Capacity

DAT Solutions

Reefer rates were way down out of Southern Idaho , so grocery stores must have the potatoes they need for Christmas. Demand for reefers stayed strong last week for local and short haul lanes, but a decline in long haul traffic loosened truckload capacity on the highest-volume lanes.

Van Volume Grows in Midwest, but Rates Slip

DAT Solutions

Harvests in Idaho are down from their fall peak , but demand in the southern part of the state remains high. Van load availability dropped another 9% on the spot market last week, while truck posts on DAT Load Boards held steady (up 0.6%).

Hurricane Matthew Affects Spot Rates and Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Potatoes are still rolling out of Idaho , and we could see renewed pressure on rates. Spot market rates were up last week, but volumes fell. Hurricane Matthew likely played a role in both of those factors.

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Looking for a Reefer Load? Try These 5 Markets

DAT Solutions

Southern Idaho is coming down from its fall harvest peak, but there's still a high number of loads to be found in the Twin Falls, ID, area. The national reefer rate average lost 5¢ last week, but there are still pockets in the country where reefer demand remains high.

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

DAT Solutions

Demand for vans continues to heat up on the West Coast, boosting load-to-truck ratios in California, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah. This trend repeats every year, as consumer goods from Asia arrive at the ports and begin the eastward journey to regional distribution centers throughout the country.

Success Story – URM Stores, Inc.

Herlitz Inventory Management

It is an American retailers’ cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. URM Stores, Inc. of Spokane, Washington services over 1,000 customers with sales of over $1 billion. The company operates a central warehouse with over 650,000 square feet with six Cash & Carrys, which provide stores, restaurants and similar business operations with a full selection of grocery, food service, frozen foods and perishable products. When and Why.

Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction to Regional Parcel Carriers. Although large carriers like UPS and FedEx are global and offer many options, regional parcel carriers occupy a significant niche in the industry. In addition to simplified services, the prices may be more advantageous for certain businesses. .

Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

DAT Solutions

Reefer rates bounced back in Southern Idaho , after a down week. There have been strong signs of growth in the spot market since May, but it had mostly been a slow-and-steady climb. That changed last week.

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Reefer demand dips, but fall harvests await

DAT Solutions

Rates already started rising last week in Idaho and Michigan , and more loads moved out of a few of the top markets — namely Atlanta , Green Bay and Twin Falls.

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Van Freight Volume Edges Up, as Rates Lag

DAT Solutions

Some individual markets offered a lot of loads , and trucks were relatively scarce, creating opportunities in Southern and Eastern Oregon, Eastern Washington, Southern Idaho, much of Wisconsin and Indiana, and Western Pennsylvania.