FreightWaves Classics: Port of Jacksonville is building for the future

The Supply Chain Journal

Compared to most ports in the United States – particularly the ports along the Eastern Seaboard – the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is a relatively new entity. Therefore, the port uses the phrase “Jacksonville: America’s First Port.” Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

Southeast US ports seek to ramp up container capacity

The Supply Chain Journal

Jacksonville Port Authority awards $49 million construction contract to expand terminal capacity. The Port of Jacksonville in Florida. At the Port of Jacksonville in Florida, plans are also underway to expand container capacity. Two Southeast U.S.

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JAXPORT’s container and vehicle volumes ‘strong’ fiscal year-to-date

The Supply Chain Journal

Container and vehicle volumes at the port in Jacksonville, Florida, have been “strong” fiscal year-to-date, with vehicle volumes nearing pre-pandemic levels. American Shipper Container News Rail container shipping Jacksonville Jacksonville Port Authority JAXport Port of Jacksonville vehicles

Southeast ports and carriers agree to upgrade chassis pool

The Supply Chain Journal

Port officials in Savannah, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; and Wilmington, North Carolina, along with the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association, have signed an agreement to upgrade and expand the South Atlantic Chassis Pool (SACP).

Florida’s JAXPORT boasts record container volumes in May

The Supply Chain Journal

May was a record month for container volumes at JAXPORT , the Florida port serving the greater Jacksonville area and beyond. American Shipper Container News Rail automotive supply chain container shipping Florida Florida ports Jacksonville Port Authority JAXport

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for Nov. 8, 2016 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Melinda Scott of Jacksonville, FL and Murillo Xavier Take Home the Prize

Turning crisis into opportunity ? Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

In yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era. They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. Logistically, hosting the Super Bowl is no easy feat, given everything that goes into it. The […].

9 logistics companies named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Trailer Bridge (Jacksonville, Florida) — A logistics management firm with land, air, rail and sea operations throughout North America. Nine logistics companies were recognized on Inc. magazine’s sixth annual list of Best Workplaces.

Tropical Storm Elsa kills 1 in Florida, injures several others

The Supply Chain Journal

Elsa’s winds toppled a tree onto two cars during the afternoon commute in Jacksonville, Florida, killing one person. Eric Prosswimmer with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department. Jacksonville International Airport recorded a peak wind gust of 42 mph Wednesday.

The Logistics of Customer Experience with Scott Perry

The Logistics of Logistics

From humble beginnings in 1919 as a moving company in Jacksonville, Florida, The company has grown into a $600-million global transportation, relocation management and logistics company, serving 180 countries with 2,000 employees around the globe.

What is the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative?

The Supply Chain Journal

Jacksonville, Florida-based Crowley joins initiative. Building vessels to haul large loads of freight across the world’s oceans for years requires extensive time, materials, labor and energy. Once these vessels are retired, what happens to them?

Flood threat keeps trucking across South this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Interstate 95 from Jacksonville, Florida, to Charleston, South Carolina. Truckers will battle more soaking rain across the Southeast this week, after periods of flash flooding over the weekend. Flooding in Decatur due to heavy rainfall. This is in the Knights Place/Sherwood Oaks neighborhood.

Hurricane Matthew: What You Need to Know

Elementum

Today, the Category-3 is headed for Jacksonville, Georgia, South and North Carolina. Orlando and Jacksonville airports are closed; Miami is open but hundreds of flights have been cancelled. Hurricane Matthew has wreaked havoc throughout the Caribbean and along Florida’s coast. The Flooding, high winds, and serious rainfall have killed over 280 people in Haiti, and one in Florida. 600,000 residences and businesses in Florida have lost power.

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Crowley gifts $2.5M to University of North Florida for transportation, logistics

The Supply Chain Journal

UNF’s Coggin College of Business will house the Crowley Center for Transportation and Logistics (CCTL) on the campus in Jacksonville, where the company is based. Maritime and supply chain service provider Crowley Maritime Corp. announced on Friday it has established a $2.5

Sales success and asking the right questions — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

Finding meaning in sales information flows — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

Closing in sales is all about being different — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

Above-average hurricane season nearing peak months

The Supply Chain Journal

Hurricane activity has been relatively minor so far, as the only notable storm, Tropical Storm Elsa, made landfall near Jacksonville, Florida, earlier this month, killing one person and spurring a tornado from its outer bands that traveled into Georgia. 2021 hurricane season outlook.

CSX wants to grow headcount so it can grow network capacity

The Supply Chain Journal

Jacksonville, Florida-based CSX needs to examine its hiring practices on a long-term basis to ensure that there will be qualified applicants down the pipeline, according to Foote.

Using pricing to your advantage — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Logistics

Jacksonville. The Port of Jacksonville remains at Port Condition WHISKEY and all gates remain open. Current as of October 11, 2018. Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle yesterday as a Category 4 storm and continues to move across Georgia and into the Carolina’s. The region is experiencing extensive flooding from storm surges and rainfall. 900,000 homes and businesses are experiencing power outages in Florida and Georgia.

The Stockout: Oatly shares soar upon going public

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis to Jacksonville, Florida lane that is typically dominated by truckload. Louis to Jacksonville lane, indicating that Unilever is ahead of most of the CPG industry by utilizing rail intermodal in a lane with little density.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?

Kinaxis

Going up the coast in Jacksonville, FL, there is a huge port that receives the second-most automobiles in the US along with all types of cargo. by Joe Cannata With Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic Coast in over 10 years that has already brought severe damage to Haiti, the Bahamas and several Southeastern U.S. states, obvious disruptions to supply chains and supply chain risk management were a given.

Among Piers: Container record, terminal opening and COVID-19 vaccines

The Supply Chain Journal

Maritime workers in Jacksonville, Florida, had the opportunity to receive COVID-19 vaccinations last week at mobile clinics hosted by JAXPORT. JAXPORT also recently announced that Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry has appointed Bradley S. Port Houston.

Hurdles to hiring — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. This episode is sponsored by Surge Transportation. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

Chemicals shippers relay rail service woes to regulators

The Supply Chain Journal

Although the service issues are widespread and have occurred on many Class I railroads, the major issues are concentrated in the Gulf Coast and Southeast, with issues at Atlanta; Mobile, Alabama; Jacksonville, Florida; and the New Orleans interchange with western carriers, according to Jahn.

Getting creative with sales strategy — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

Striking out on your own as a freight agent ? Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

Outbound Logistics

LeanCor

I learned that this expedited rail service, a unit train that never gets split up during its journey, can leave Delano, CA and reach Rotterdam, NY or Jacksonville, FL in 5 days. Outbound Logistics: Think Outside of the Trailer. By Susie Sterling, Supply Chain Solutions Director at LeanCor. Shipping Produce via Rail Can Be Lean. To facilitate a lean fulfillment stream for our outbound logistics customers, we strive to achieve the perfect order.

The long game of sales — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. This podcast is brought to you by Surge Transportation.

Hurricane Michael halts shipments

DAT Solutions

Road closures halted shipments on major trade routes like I-10 between Houston, New Orleans and Jacksonville , and I-75 up from Florida to Atlanta. Once again, the supply chains were dealt a major disruption last week from Mother Nature. With Hurricane Florence, the advanced warning allowed businesses to plan ahead, reschedule shipments and reposition their trucks. Hurricane Michael, on the other hand, went from a tropical depression to a Category 4 storm in just two days.

Avoiding freight disasters — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. This podcast is sponsored by Surge Transportation. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

The value of brokerage in a digital world — Put That Coffee Down

The Supply Chain Journal

Based in Chicago and Jacksonville, they offer unrestricted access to almost all accounts, limitless territory, and a chance to be a key player in a growing company. Surge Transportation is the fastest growing 3PL in the logistics space today.

Port restrictions remain as Elsa nears Florida landfall

The Supply Chain Journal

The ports of Jacksonville and Fernandina, Florida, are under port condition Yankee. Vessels bound for the ports of Fernandina or Jacksonville that are unable to depart eight hours prior to threatening winds making landfall are advised to seek an alternate destination.