Top Findings: What Makes a Favored Shipper?

Talking Logistics

Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. A two hour average dwell time at the origin increases the freight rate for every load shipped from that origin by an average of $9.83 (in addition to any detention charges). Bobby Martens is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain in the Iowa State University College of Business. Robinson carriers dwell time freight rates Iowa State University preferred shipper shipper of choice TMC transportation management

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Amazon to build over 3 million-sq-ft distribution centre in Colorado and open first Iowa warehouse

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Amazon also announced in a press release that it will open its first fulfillment center in the state of Iowa in the city of Bondurant. At the new 645,000 square-foot fulfillment center employees will work alongside Amazon robotics to pick, pack and ship small items to customers such as books, electronics and toys. “We Normal. false. false. false. EN-GB. X-NONE. X-NONE. DefSemiHidden="false" DefQFormat="false" DefPriority="99". LatentStyleCount="376">.

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7 Ways to Reduce Carrier Detention Fees and How Digital Yard Management Can Help

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Robinson and Iowa State University, favored shippers are receiving better pricing and service. Using shipment data and econometric modeling, Iowa State University’s researchers quantitatively measured the effects of these characteristics on transportation costs.

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Quarter-End Shipping Surges Impact Transportation Rates

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Quarter-End Shipping Surges Impact Transportation Rates. Our research at Iowa State University shows that transportation costs don’t actually rise during end-of-month surges. Freight surges at the end of a quarter typically happen this way: A shipper takes orders for a few weeks into the next month or quarter, then gets the customer’s permission to ship early. The post Quarter-End Shipping Surges Impact Transportation Rates appeared first on Transportfolio.

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How to Use Freight Attributes to Your Greatest Shipping Advantage

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How to Use Freight Attributes to Your Greatest Shipping Advantage | C.H. With the end of the year quickly approaching, some industries enter their busiest transportation season and others hit a shipping slowdown. Freight can have negative aspects to it—whether it’s shipping to a less populated destination or you routinely experience irregular demand—and sometimes you can’t change these facts. A few years ago, we conducted some research with Iowa State University.

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Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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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.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Peak produce shipping season refers to the time period when the largest volume of fruits and vegetables are harvested and subsequently shipped to markets across the US, impacting truck capacity. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted.

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.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. Shipping in or out of Alabama should be back to pre-pandemic difficulty. When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.

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. . Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Iowa .

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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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.?? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . Shipping to and from Florida should be undisrupted.?? . Shipping in or out of Georgia should not be an issue?for Iowa ? . shipping to or from Kentucky,?you

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

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

Drivers in the Spotlight: 4 Reasons for Their Growing Influence on Supply Chain Management

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Researchers at Iowa State University studied this phenomenon using data provided by C.H. For more on the Iowa State study, download the white paper Do “Favored Shippers” Really Receive Better Pricing and Service? In this case, requiring the destination sites to ship on the same day if they do not order full loads creates opportunities for load consolidations and reduces the number of trucks on the road.

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Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today

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For shipments with one-day transit, also look at the shipping and receiving hours—is there flexibility? Iowa State University research uncovered a direct correlation between dwell time and the end price paid for a shipment. Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today | Transportfolio. The holidays aren’t the only thing looming on the horizon.

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How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

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As of October 1, 2019, there are 23 member states that fully comply with the provisions of the SSUTA: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Fulfillment Shipping

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

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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. Content Summary: Iowa has 4,389 miles of railway lines, with 2,431 miles of railway tracks classified as Class 1. More than 175 million pounds of cargo are shipped through ths state's airports annually. million tons of commodities were shipped through 60 barge terminals.

The need to know

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From bikes to blockchain: Shipping industry goes digital in lockdown. The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries, according to industry leaders. Inside the small-scale Iowa abattoir Stanhope Locker and Market, owner Shaunna Zanker yawns with exhaustion as she listens to yet another farmer asking her to slaughter his pigs.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

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It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865. GMS approaches the global vendors with purchase order and manages it throughout, taking care of all shipping documentation and regulatory factors, such as customs duties, and organises third party logistics for on-time in-full material fulfilment of deliveries to our warehouses. Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional.

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What Makes an Effective OS&D Strategy?

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white paper that was based on research conducted by Iowa State University in conjunction with C.H. A food and beverage manufacturer is shipping into a large retailer. One of the most popular downloads from the C.H. Robinson website in 2015 was the Do “Favored Shippers” Really Receive Better Pricing and Service? Robinson. In the white paper, the researchers measured which characteristics make an impact on transportation costs for “favored shippers.”

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Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today

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For shipments with one-day transit, also look at the shipping and receiving hours—is there flexibility? Iowa State University research uncovered a direct correlation between dwell time and the end price paid for a shipment. The holidays aren’t the only thing looming on the horizon. For many in our industry, electronic logging devices (ELDs) are a hot topic because there is not consensus on the magnitude of impact implementation will have on capacity.

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Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today

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For shipments with one-day transit, also look at the shipping and receiving hours—is there flexibility? Iowa State University research uncovered a direct correlation between dwell time and the end price paid for a shipment. The holidays aren’t the only thing looming on the horizon. For many in our industry, electronic logging devices (ELDs) are a hot topic because there is not consensus on the magnitude of impact implementation will have on capacity.

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Top Findings: What Makes a “Favored Shipper”?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. A two hour average dwell time at the origin increases the freight rate for every load shipped from that origin by an average of $9.83 (in addition to any detention charges). What makes carriers prefer to move one shipper’s freight over another’s? Research shows that of all “favored shipper” qualities, longer dwell times result in higher transportation costs.

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What Does Decreasing Boxcar Fleet Mean for U.S. Capacity?

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I called upon the CyBIZ Lab at the Iowa State University College of Business to look at the implications for equipment and rates in the coming decades. Products that have traditionally shipped by boxcars are now being moved on newer types of freight cars that are more efficient. Lumber is now shipped on center beam flat cars, which can haul more product per car than boxcar, and are easier to load and unload. Boxcar fleets are shipping a decreasing number of shipments.

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

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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. Iowa. #37. 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.