The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication. Conferences and expos are a chance for you to hear from the industry’s top players, and most importantly, build relationships with other freight shipping professionals. 7 of the Best Freight Shipping Events to Attend in 2015. Freight freight shipping

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?

PINC

Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens. Growing demand for truck transportation over the past year has exacerbated industry capacity constraints as carriers continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining a qualified truck driver workforce.

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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. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Indiana.

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. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. Indiana.

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. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. Indiana.

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. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state. One important factor to note is that most carriers are not national, meaning they only ship within a region. Indiana.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Shipping in or out of Alabama should be?back When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.?? . Shipping to and from Florida should be undisrupted.?? . Indiana ? .

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Shipping in or out of Alabama should be close to normal. . As the state reopens retail facilities on May 4, shipping in and out of Arizona should not be substantially impacted. . When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. .

Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

While cargo theft decreased 21% in April compared to the same period in 2020, Mexican officials said cargo security remains an issue for carriers and shipping companies. Security for cargo transportation is being challenged. Drivers needed to transport nuclear weapons across US.

XPO finally takes a bite of Apple

The Supply Chain Journal

NASDAQ:AAPL) in the small Indiana town of Clayton that will support Apple’s direct-to-consumer distribution and delivery strategy. Last October, the company said it would begin shipping devices from its more than 300 U.S. XPO Logistics Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (April 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

The hub, to be located west of Plainfield in Clayton, is part of Apple’s plans to expand its distribution network and accelerate delivery times for US customers in Indiana and across the country. The Noid is back. For those unfamiliar, let me explain.

Procurement & Suppliers: Paying Attention to Terms & Conditions to Keep Supplier Relations Postitive

GlobalTranz

For example, in one Indiana case, Tyler Pipe Industries, Inc. The Seller went forward and manufactured and shipped the two piping units, accompanied by an invoice. After several years of litigation and after both sides spent tens of thousands of dollars on attorneys’ fees, the Indiana Court of Appeals found that the parties did indeed have a contract.

FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off

Elementum

Transportation takes manpower and wastes valuable time in a supply chain, damaging cars on unpaved country roads. There’s also the opportunity to use drones to ship packages faster, as distributors like Amazon hope to do. In the meantime, reports WTHR Indiana, residents of Wise County, VA, are hoping to utilize the growing popularity of drones to boost their own economy. Last Friday, a drone delivered medicine to a remote clinic in a coal mining region of southwest Virginia.

Cold storage real estate market is hotter than ever

The Supply Chain Journal

Temperature-controlled equipment is at a premium right now across the transportation industry. cold storage facilities are mostly concentrated across California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia. “A

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio. Nice-Pak increases manufacturing and distribution space in Morgan County, Indiana.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota.

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

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Indiana. Indiana. #20.

5 Ways to Prepare for Successful Planned Outages

CH Robinson Logistics

If your company has planned outages, your transportation provider must have the proper sense of urgency to dynamically support both anticipated events and unexpected developments. We use this information to proactively coordinate our response, lining up the right types of transportation equipment, expedited services, and staffing to match the plan for 24/7/365 response. This information helps the provider coordinate transportation, based on where the equipment will originate (e.g.,

5 Ways to Prepare for Successful Planned Outages

CH Robinson Logistics

If your company has planned outages, your transportation provider must have the proper sense of urgency to dynamically support both anticipated events and unexpected developments. We use this information to proactively coordinate our response, lining up the right types of transportation equipment, expedited services, and staffing to match the plan for 24/7/365 response. This information helps the provider coordinate transportation, based on where the equipment will originate (e.g.,

The Log Book: TA kicks off a round up campaign with St. Christopher’s

The Supply Chain Journal

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. The team of Michigan engineering students made it 761 miles to Logansport, Indiana when the motor controller shorted and destroyed the car’s battery management system.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. Indiana. With three maritime ports that together rank 7th in waterborne shipping, Indiana provides the only statewide port system with direct waterway access to two U.S. More than 175 million pounds of cargo are shipped through ths state's airports annually.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The new facility will allow the company to offer two-day shipping to most (about 90%) of the U.S. The company is also focusing on freight savings, expanding its TMS to include more destinations and vendors, shipping more volume through a consolidated network (instead of direct to store) and working with suppliers on various savings strategies. When customers order items not stocked at one of Belk’s fulfillment centers, those items are shipped directly from the vendor.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart’s next move against Amazon: More warehouses, faster shipping (Reuters). Meanwhile, according to a Reuters report, “Denmark’s DSV, which became the world’s fifth largest freight transportation company by buying up competitors, is considering more large acquisitions to expand in a fragmented market despite weak growth in global trade.” “We have doubled our capacity in the last twelve months and that allows us to ship to a majority of the U.S.