Top Findings: What Makes a Favored Shipper?

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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. 3PL Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management C.H.

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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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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">.

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. Whether your supply chain’s seasonal surge is now or not for several more months, your execution strategy has a big part to play—perhaps bigger than you realized. We understand that getting your products to customers is likely your top supply chain priority.

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

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The changing competitive landscape in trucking is focusing more attention on the role of drivers in the management of supply chains. Companies continuously strive to optimize their freight operations by, for example, improving supply chain visibility, choosing simple or multi-stop delivery configurations, instituting pooling arrangements, and developing complementary crossdock facilities.

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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. It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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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.?? . It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . Iowa ? . shipping to or from Kentucky,?you

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. Carriers Over the Road Supply Chain Carrier ShipperPreparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today | Transportfolio. The holidays aren’t the only thing looming on the horizon.

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Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

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Like many of its peers, Menards has special requirements to successfully bring product into its supply chain without incurring additional costs. When working with Menards, it is essential to assess your network and capabilities to ensure that your orders can ship for reasonable costs.

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. Carriers Reverse Logistics Supply Chain OS&DOne 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.

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

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Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional. By Helen Armstong (Supply Chain Movement). It consolidated Cargill’s global animal feed production and strengthened its internal supply chain capacity for food production and processing. It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865. What is your responsibility regarding the supply chain?

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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.

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. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Logistics Region: North America Article Type: Features & Opinion Publish as a report