Overstock.com selects Kansas City for 517,000 sq ft distribution centre

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will open a distribution centre in Kansas City, Kansas. The new 517,000-square-foot operation, located at 5300 Kansas Avenue, will create more than 100 jobs within the next two years. Overstock has chosen the new warehouse as its positioning allows the company to offer two-day ground shipping to nearly every customer in the contiguous United States. Selecting Kansas City as the home of Overstock's newest fulfillment centre allows us to offer over 99% of our U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

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bound ship is being held ‘hostage’ (Reuters). Google Express, the tech company’s fast delivery service, expands in Kansas City (Kansas City Star).

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Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

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Harvey is not the first lethal and damaging flood to hit Houston: Tropical Storm Allison in 2001 killed 41 and caused $9 billion in damage, as well as flooding in 2016 that shut down the city for days.

Why We Bought Freightquote

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Many of Freightquote’s 80,000 customers are small businesses or consumers with irregular shipping patterns. It also increases our market share with small businesses and significantly expands our presence in the Kansas City market.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

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The route is part of the the Kansas City Southern (KCS) network and is one of a few new options carriers like Maersk (the company Walmart contracts) have started to provide as an alternative to the West Coast port congestion. Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain.

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Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

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The only market that stands out with a concern on supply is Kansas City. Carriers are continuing to see that more shipping facilities are requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020.

Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

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Early this summer, the Los Angeles City Council voted to raise the minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour. A similar proposal is being considered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, which would dramatically expand the number of cities impacted throughout Southern California. .

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Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

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The first 10,000-square-meter warehouse opened its doors in Ocoyoacac in the State of Mexico, and SEKO plans to follow with six more facilities across the country in Laredo/Nuevo Laredo, McAllen/Reynosa, Mexico City, Monterrey, Toluca and Queretaro.

Reefer Capacity Gets Tighter Ahead of Thanksgiving

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The biggest spike was the lane from Chicago to Kansas City , which surged 49¢ up to $3.10/mile. Demand is still extra-high out of potato-shipping regions ahead of Thanksgiving, but rates from Twin Falls, ID, to Phoenix dropped 27¢ to an average of $2.74/mile.

Spot market demand heats up out West

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The West Coast is starting to see the freight that shipped from China after the Chinese New Year celebrations ended. port for those ships, and that freight was already being loaded onto trucks last week. Seattle to Salt Lake City gained 13¢ to $1.84/mi.

The Economy is on a Roll

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Expecting more packages than ever to be shipped and delivered this month, parcel companies are warning buyers to order early. From my point of view, I am optimistic about the coming year as we wrap up a solid 2016 at Wagner Logistics.

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Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

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Houston to Oklahoma City cooled, falling 15¢ to $1.73/mile. Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. Rock Island to Kansas City was also up big at $2.81/mile.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

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Houston to Oklahoma City cooled, falling 15¢ to $1.73/mile. Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. Rock Island to Kansas City was also up big at $2.81/mile.

New FTL Rates – Instant, All-Inclusive, Online Now – Full Truckload and Very Competitive FTL by Rail – Examples Here

Freightera

So shipping in advance literally pays in many cases. Please note: The average price of rail / intermodal freight is about 40% less than shipping by truck, but you need to plan more in advance. Delivery: Kansas City, MO. US domestic full truckload and FLT by rail rates ready to book on Freightera.com. April 2019 Rate Update. Awesome news! We just got new instant all-inclusive truckload rates and FTL by rail rates up on the website.

MAY 2019 UPDATE: New Competitive FTL Rates by Rail – Instant, All-Inclusive, Online Now – Examples Here

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Shipping in advance pays off! ??. If you have any questions about FTL, LTL, rail, or road freight shipping, give us a call at 800 886 4870 Ext. From Portland, OR to Kansas City, MO – $2,049 USD.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

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Southern California: There were mega ships that were set to arrive over the weekend that were intended to take empty containers out of the ports and bring them back to China. Louis, Kansas City and Memphis. Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020.