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. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.

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. .

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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. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Kentucky.

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.?? . Shipping to and from Florida should be undisrupted.?? . Kentucky ? .

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. Kentucky.

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. Kentucky.

Amazon Continues to Take on Logistics

Elementum

Amazon has recently revealed its plan to establish its own worldwide air cargo hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport. Governor of Kentucky Matt Bavin said he’s excited for this venture and for a boost in the economy.

Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Carhartt

Talking Logistics

Carhartt ships all customer and consumer orders from a single facility in Western Kentucky that features two drop lots and several satellite yards. The facility operates around the clock, particularly during Carhartt’s peak shipping months.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

Their rationale was, if businesses can produce parts easily on-site, instead of off-shore or elsewhere domestically, that could impact the UPS global market for shipping and logistics and cut into revenue.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Natural gas and oil expenses contribute to extreme cost disparities in shipping from Asia to the U.S., for example, compared to shipping state-to-state. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

In other words, if your shipping your own goods, you’re competition. Let’s Talk About Boats, Ships, and Trucks. Not huge, but it’s only going to grow – the planned 210 acre Amazon airport in Kentucky will support up to 200 flights daily.

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The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

Yes, parcel shipping has its own set of challenges and complexities, but I believe food distribution is further up on the complexity scale and it’s something that Amazon now has to contend with at a much larger scale than it has with Amazon Fresh.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 30 – February 3, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart offers free two-day shipping in latest attempt to compete with Amazon (Reuters). billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky. Toothy. Flossy. Sparkles.

Doing Business in Spain

QAD

state of Kentucky. Shipping. Regardless of your need to ship by air, water, road or rail, Spain’s infrastructure can support it, so it’s easy to make decisions that meet both cost and speed criteria.

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How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

Fulfillment ShippingToday’s evolving regulations and ever-changing sales tax rates are complicating the once-familiar territory of sales tax collection and remittance for businesses selling across state lines. .

The Ecommerce Effect on Warehouse Operations | Reduce Warehouse Cost With Energy Efficient Technology | The Amazon and Walmart Standard

Lucas

Key Takeaways: Next day shipping creates a need for speed in warehouse operations. The rising demand of faster shipping puts pressure on warehouses so incorporating innovative technology is extremely important. years, Amazon now ships 48% of their packages. Other companies that ship Amazon products: United States Postal Service- 33%. Here are a few of their services that led them to become some dominate in the shipping industry. days on average to ship.

Nasty Gal: When a Disrupter Isn’t Disruptive Enough

FLEXE

The growing company began selling clothes under its own name, it procured a distribution center in Kentucky, and venture capitalists started to take notice—leading to at least $40 million in funding. Nasty Gal Inc.,

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba

Freightos

The retailer can sell via a plethora of websites – their own website, AliExpress or they can use a platform like the Freightos Marketplace to arrange shipping to the US online. The Logistics of Fidget Spinners. How Jack and Jeff Are Reshaping Global Retail.

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

As reported in the Wall Street Journal yesterday, it appears that “Amazon’s robot army is finally falling into place,” with deployments at warehouses in California, Kentucky, Texas, and others. I’m guessing it’s summer.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & 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. Kentucky. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

Since 2009, when ScottsMiracle-Gro began implementing its new distribution model, the Company has reduced the number of miles traveled to ship products to home center customers by approximately one-third. ScottsMiracle-Gro is consolidating the warehousing and distribution of its bagged products that are shipped to home center stores. A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn.

Talent is the Future of Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain @ MIT

For example, a student from Ecuador displayed a network design project he completed for Kentucky Fried Chicken, recommending that the Colonel expand from two to three distribution centers in that country.

Homeward Bound: Reshoring's Shaky Momentum

Elementum

Increased traffic in shipping, rail, and road will likely mean more congestion and delays in coming years, at least until countries can innovate and mitigate congestion (see our articles on shipping congestion and China’s freight rail ). The company has also moved manufacturing of washing machines, refrigerators, and water heaters from China to Kentucky. Making Waves.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Procurement Trends: Carving a Bigger Role in Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Cerasis

Let's take an in-depth look at procurement’s new and bigger and exciting role in the modern manufacturing and shipping industry. NASPO is a nonprofit association based in Kentucky dedicated to advancing public procurement.

Carriers Face a Difficult Holiday Season

Intelligent Audit

This year, Amazon has also promised 1-day package deliveries , which will further complicate their holiday shipping. Amazon’s 1 and 2-day shipping is no longer a unique offering, it is now being offered by other retailers, such as Walmart. Actually delivering on the promise of 1 or 2-day shipping has been a massive challenge for carriers, particularly during the peak season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. In 1941, Franklin D.

Top Five Air Cargo Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

It currently has 243 jets, but leases additional aircraft during peak shipping season ( UPS Press Release ). Its main hub is in Kentucky and it services more than 727 airports ( UPS Air Operations Facts ). million tons of cargo were shipped ( Korean Air ). Top Five Air Cargo Carriers. The top five air cargo carriers by weight, according to the IATA , are: Fedex. UPS Airlines. Emirates. Cathay Pacific Airways. Korean Air Lines. Carrier Descriptions. Fedex.

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How Manual Consolidation is Costing You Money – A Case Example

TMC

Did you notice that the Kentucky stop has a relatively fast transit time and a single-day drop window? At this point we know that Kentucky must ride FTL due to time restrictions, and Cleveland has a short transit time and is over the LTL weight limit.

Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

I’ve seen all sizes and shapes, from several thousand to several million square feet, with every level of infrastructure you can imagine, housing and shipping products from nearly every industry you can name. In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses.

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

EFT

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. Kentucky. Kentucky. #16.

Everyone Is Sick of the 3 Worst Bottlenecks in America

GTG Technology Group

The junction of I-65 and I-71 in Louisville, Kentucky, follows the Fort Lee bottleneck. Longer commute and shipping times and more carbon dioxide affects our economy and our planet. Bottlenecks are the bane of truckers everywhere.

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

3] Those states are: Utah, Nevada, Florida, Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia, Indiana, and Texas. Port congestion, lock delays and the penalty associated with not having infrastructure in place to handle larger ships make American products more expensive.”[7] Over the past few years, the U.S. economy has boomed and unemployment rates have fallen. While the full impact of current trade and immigration policies remain uncertain, one thing is certain — if the U.S.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Louisville, Kentucky. With inventory closer to customers, they can shorten delivery times and offer one- or same-day shipping on certain products to improve conversion rates and reduce shopping cart abandonment.

Amazon–Robots Roam the Warehouses

Operations and Supply Chain Management

As part of its effort to speed orders to customers, Amazon has tested its own network of shipping trucks, enlisted yellow cabs for one-hour delivery and is developing aerial drones to drop packages at customer doorsteps.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment — Infographic

FLEXE

Louisville, Kentucky. They could now offer things like one- or same-day delivery on certain product lines and improve sales conversion rates by offering free shipping. Winning e-commerce customers means fast, low-cost delivery.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment - Infographic

FLEXE

They could now offer things like one- or same-day delivery on certain product lines and improve sales conversion rates by offering free shipping.</p> <p>Winning e-commerce customers means fast, low-cost delivery.