Top Findings: What Makes a Favored Shipper?

Talking Logistics

Research shows that of all “favored shipper” qualities, longer dwell times result in higher transportation costs. Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. The conclusion: there is a strong link between transportation rates paid and dwell times over 2 hours, as the table nearby shows. Favored shipper characteristics are likely to have a lagging effect on transportation costs.

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Quarter-End Shipping Surges Impact Transportation Rates

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Quarter-End Shipping Surges Impact Transportation Rates. Do month-end or quarter-end surges still affect your transportation costs? Those familiar with transportation know that month-end or quarter-end freight surges commonly occur, maybe in your company, or maybe in other organizations, and that your routing guide may not work as well as it usually does at those times. The post Quarter-End Shipping Surges Impact Transportation Rates appeared first on Transportfolio.

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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. 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.

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

PINC

Robinson and Iowa State University, favored shippers are receiving better pricing and service. truckload carriers and quantitatively measure the effects of “favored shipper” characteristics on transportation costs. Pre-stage freight on shipping dock.

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How to Use Freight Attributes to Your Greatest Shipping Advantage

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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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Plan for the Market: 4 Insights to Guide Your Transportation Strategy

CH Robinson Transportfolio

No matter your industry, company size, or overall transportation spend, use these four transportation market insights to guide your development of a strong, resilient logistics strategy. Guide your transportation strategy by understanding the market.

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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.

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

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.?? . 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 Transportation?could Iowa ? .

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

TMC

Researchers at Iowa State University studied this phenomenon using data provided by C.H. The research shows that there is a strong link between transportation rates paid and dwell times over two hours. For more on the Iowa State study, download the white paper Do “Favored Shippers” Really Receive Better Pricing and Service? The changing competitive landscape in trucking is focusing more attention on the role of drivers in the management of supply chains.

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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. Iowa. #37.

Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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. If that is the case for your business, then you may need to accept higher rates and adjust your transportation budget accordingly to deal with the changing market. Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today | Transportfolio.

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

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.

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

Supply Chain Movement

It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865. Today it operates in 67 countries with 143,000 employees and has 76 business units on six platforms that cover animal feed, food production, energy and transportation, financial services and pharmaceuticals. Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional. In this edition: Jaro Caban, Global S&OP, Cargill Animal Nutrition.

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Top Findings: What Makes a “Favored Shipper”?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Research shows that of all “favored shipper” qualities, longer dwell times result in higher transportation costs. Researchers at Iowa State University analyzed data provided by C.H. The conclusion: There is a strong link between transportation rates paid and dwell times over two hours, as the table below shows. Favored shipper characteristics are likely to have a lagging effect on transportation costs. Customers favored shipper Shipper Transportation

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What Makes an Effective OS&D Strategy?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

white paper that was based on research conducted by Iowa State University in conjunction with C.H. In the white paper, the researchers measured which characteristics make an impact on transportation costs for “favored shippers.” A food and beverage manufacturer is shipping into a large retailer. In the process of unloading the freight, the dock workers notice that one pallet shifted during transportation and appears nearly ready to fall over.

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Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today

TMC

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. If that is the case for your business, then you may need to accept higher rates and adjust your transportation budget accordingly to deal with the changing market. The holidays aren’t the only thing looming on the horizon.

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Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today

TMC

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. If that is the case for your business, then you may need to accept higher rates and adjust your transportation budget accordingly to deal with the changing market. The holidays aren’t the only thing looming on the horizon.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Part of my job is to watch transportation trends and help our customers prepare for what might happen next. 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. Their report on Surface Transportation is available for all to read. Products that have traditionally shipped by boxcars are now being moved on newer types of freight cars that are more efficient.