Webinar Q&A: Answers to 8 Common Freight Market Questions

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The strong economic recovery and need to rebuild retail inventory creates high out-of-season demand in port cities. Once sales rebalance, will inventory follow? You can learn more about this topic on Land Line and Transport Topics. During last week’s Market Insights Live!

FreightWaves Classics: Fix U.S. bridges! (Part 2)

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Photo: Washington State Department of Transportation). According to the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT), the eyebar chain design was chosen because it was less expensive. magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake that struck Oakland, California on October 17, 1989.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 23 – 29)

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Amazon announces new changes to inventory limits. USDA funding supports Port of Oakland pop-up container yard. Amazon is making more changes to its inventory limits, including a new extra-large category and an increased price threshold for its small and light program.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

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Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland have severe port congestion due to a lack of space for empty containers that are awaiting backhaul vessels to China and Asia. to Asia export bookings, especially in markets with low container inventory. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update.

Brace for impact: Data shows US import demand still rising

The Supply Chain Journal

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Customers Inventories Index, released Monday, dropped to 28.4 The Census Bureau’s retail inventory-to-sales ratio in February was down to 1.23, 18% below the March 2019 number and the second lowest ratio ever (after this January’s).

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

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Meanwhile, inventory levels rose 3.6 Although this has always been a peak season for imported goods, more than 17,000 TEUs entered the Port of Oakland in the fall, which is a sum far more significant than data from 2017. The post Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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Importers lost their pricing power. How should they adapt?

The Supply Chain Journal

The bad news: Shipments from Asia face massive delays and even when cargo finally arrives, it costs so much to transport that profit margins are slashed. Box ship arriving in congested Port of Oakland (Photo: Flickr/Darren Marshall). The urge to upsize inventories.

What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

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While the rates would be about 4% cheaper to go this route rather than through Oakland, it would also take 11 days longer. First, more inventory would be in transit at any given time. And second, to avoid running out of in-demand products, the shipper would have to stock more inventory as a buffer for unpredictable demand during those 11 days. Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Global Forwarding Panama Canal Ports Shippers Trucking

Brace for impact: Data shows US import demand still rising

The Supply Chain Journal

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Customers Inventories Index, released Monday, dropped to 28.4 The Census Bureau’s retail inventory-to-sales ratio in February was down to 1.23, 18% below the March 2019 number and the second lowest ratio ever (after this January’s).

Gridlock at US Ports is Reshaping the Supply Chain

RFgen

ports to make up the current backlog of ships and container inventory, the standoff’s impact is expected to be more far-reaching than initially thought. Supply Chain Transportation

Gridlock at US Ports is Reshaping the Supply Chain

RFgen

ports to make up the current backlog of ships and container inventory, the standoff’s impact is expected to be more far-reaching than initially thought. Transportation Supply Chain

Relative reefer capacity at loosest point since mid-September

The Supply Chain Journal

The congestion at our nation’s ports has spread from Los Angeles and Long Beach to Oakland, California. But spending remains exceptional despite the moderation, and low inventory levels offset much of the decline that will occur from slowing demand.

How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports

Elementum

The Port of Oakland, on the other hand, posted an increase of 8.7 To get back on track, the Port of Oakland announced that they are hiring 400 more workers to ensure the speed and efficiency to customers. According to data from the first half of 2015, Los Angeles held a 34 percent market share and Long Beach held a 13 percent market share of cargo transport from Tianjin to the U.S. West Coast ports are seeing limited recovery after months of congestion and reduced volume.

Are you shipping me?!? $32,000 container move from China to LA

The Supply Chain Journal

Purchasing ocean transportation has become so expensive that many companies with lower-value commodities can’t afford to import anymore, analysts and logisticians say. Soaring transportation inflation is more than some can absorb.

Seasonality pushing rejections and rates higher ahead of the Fourth

The Supply Chain Journal

The congestion at our nation’s ports has spread from Los Angeles and Long Beach to Oakland, California. But spending remains strong despite the moderation, and low inventory levels offset much of the decline that will occur from slowing demand.