Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

In February, PLS opened its 13 th branch office in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both offices opened to better support the company’s shipping and carrier partners. Non-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that non-manufacturing activity continues to point towards growth.

This Week in Logistics News (May 9-13, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Wal-Mart cuts delivery time for pilot shipping plan (Reuters). Hapag-Lloyd, Five Asian Liners Form New Shipping Alliance (Bloomberg). Finally, in more terrestrial news, Walmart is making adjustments to its subscription shipping program.

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4 reasons flatbed should bounce back soon

DAT Solutions

A few flatbed markets saw some decent rate increases last week, including Houston , Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Las Vegas to Phoenix gained 42¢ to $2.97/mi. that drives up rates in Las Vegas, so this is another unusual occurrence).

QAD Explore 2019: Vertical Market Round-up

QAD

An impressive sight, especially when you add the tremendous amount of ship traffic moving up and down the river. Join Us Next Year in Las Vegas! We look forward to seeing everyone next year at QAD Explore 2020, May 11-14 in Las Vegas!

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.

JDA FOCUS 2017: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

More than 2,000 attendees traveled to JDA FOCUS 2017, which was held at the MGM in Las Vegas, to get the latest insights from thought leaders and key players across supply chain management to help them deliver the seamless customer experience.

Rebuilding Efforts Fuel Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Load counts are up on DAT load boards , with more flatbed freight shipping to support the rebuilding and recovery efforts in areas affected by the storms. Las Vegas is a construction hub, and flatbed trended down immediately after Hurricane Harvey.

JDA FOCUS 2017: That’s a Wrap!

Supply Chain Nation

More than 2,000 attendees traveled to JDA FOCUS 2017, which was held at the MGM in Las Vegas, to get the latest insights from thought leaders and key players across supply chain management to help them deliver the seamless customer experience.

Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Founded in 1999, it is an online retailer selling shoes via a drop-shipping business model. When vendors fly to visit our offices in Las Vegas, they are greeted at the airport by one of our Zappos shuttles.

Spot Market Gets a Strong Start to May

DAT Solutions

From June to October last year, California shipped 500,000 loads of processed tomato products. A couple lanes out of Nevada have benefited from construction: Las Vegas to Los Angeles rose ▲64¢ to $3.35/mile. While rates from Vegas to L.A.

Balance and Segmentation – What the Election Can Teach Supply Chain

Kinaxis

I have to admit, it was cool to see the MUTO walk down the Las Vegas strip and knock down the casinos. If a supply chain is providing the same policies (shipping, fulfillment, safety stock, etc.)

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. We expect load counts to pick up there and in the border market of McAllen, TX , with avocados shipping ahead of Cinco de Mayo.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Miami continued to ship lots of reefer roads, while Lakeland in the central part of the state joined the Florida parade. We expect load counts to pick up there and in the border market of McAllen, TX , with avocados shipping ahead of Cinco de Mayo.

Retail Industry Leaders Discuss the Value of Assortment Planning – Part I

Supply Chain Nation

During a Super-Session at JDA’s FOCUS 2014 in Las Vegas, five leading retail executives discussed how assortment planning is critical to addressing the challenges posed by today’s empowered consumers. We have started shipping from stores to give the customer next-day delivery of anything she sees across our enterprise.

Best Buy testing same day delivery with Deliv

Deliv

Anyone with a ZIP code in an eligible market can select same-day delivery under “Expedited Shipping” when choosing a shipping option on BestBuy.com. We’ve since added Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington, D.C. Want to get your hands on the latest technology — or everyday must-haves like printer ink — quickly but don’t have time to stop by a store? Best Buy has good news for you.

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

Talking Logistics

analyst Colin Sebastian] believes Amazon will eventually ship air-cargo packages for other companies as well, putting it in direct competition with UPS, FedEx and others. Song of the Week: “Heaven or Las Vegas” by Cocteau Twins. It’s warm outside.