Advantages of the Port of Oakland for Import Freight

West Coast and California Logistics

As with a well-crafted indie film, however, the Port of Oakland should not be overlooked. Port Logistics Northern California 3PLJust as Hollywood blockbuster films get more notoriety than independent films, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach tend to get all the attention when it comes to the movement of inbound container freight to the West Coast. After all, these ports are the busiest in the U.S. and have set new volume records yet again in 2017.

This Week In Logistics News (July 12 – 18)

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this week I read a Wall Street Journal article on a tech-driven revolution in sports, written by Billy Beane, the Oakland A’s general manager most well known as the character played by Brad Pitt in the movie Moneyball. The post This Week In Logistics News (July 12 – 18) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

In this week’s news… XPO Logistics Acquires Optima Service Solutions. In 3PL news, XPO Logistics announced that it has acquired Optima Service Solutions, LLC, “a leading non-asset provider of last-mile logistics services for major retailers and manufacturers in the United States” for $26.6 This follows the company’s acquisition of 3PD this past July, another provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America. Robinson is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

What’s Behind the Supply Chain Analytics Revolution?

Logistics Viewpoints

I recently read a Wall Street Journal article on a tech-driven revolution in sports, written by Billy Beane, the Oakland A’s general manager most well known as the character played by Brad Pitt in the movie Moneyball. […]. appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints: A Blog for Logistics, Supply Chain, and 3PL Executives. Business Intelligence Logistics Trends Statistics

This Week in Logistics News (August 17-21, 2015)

Talking Logistics

One of the emails I did keep and read with interest was the first item in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Infor to Acquire GT Nexus. GEODIS acquires OHL (Ozburn-Hessey Logistics) and enhances its Freight Forwarding and Contract Logistics offering in the US. Oakland port terminals plan PierPass-style program (JOC). Note: Descartes and GT Nexus are Talking Logistics sponsors. I didn’t do it.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Jan. 4, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

US PMI Very Strong in 2017, Construction to Start on New Logistics Hub in Port of Oakland, Nucor Thinks Supply Chain in Building New Steel Plant, Many Unhappy Returns in Retail

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season

Cerasis

We will delve into what will set third-party logistics providers apart in the coming year, and what to expect as e-commerce continues to merge with brick-and-mortar retail. We will turn over each stone and consider how innovative technology will shape the future of shipping and logistics. How Surface Mode Shippers Can Compete in E-Commerce Logistics. Future posts to look forward to in the next weeks include: Broad logistics trends. Consolidation of logistics’ trends.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland have severe port congestion due to a lack of space for empty containers that are awaiting backhaul vessels to China and Asia. Business - Transportation Industry News International Logistics airline industry cargo carriers China coronavirus COVID-19 logistics manufacturing ocean cargo risk management shippers suppliers supply chain supply chain disruption supply chain opportunities supply chain vulnerabilities trucking US China trade US ports

What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

CH Robinson Transportfolio

logistics? Shippers, carriers, and logistics service providers will need to make decisions, given the likely scenarios, about how to best serve their customers in a changing business environment. While the rates would be about 4% cheaper to go this route rather than through Oakland, it would also take 11 days longer. The expansion underscores the need for shippers and carriers to adapt their strategies and operations in light of the growing complexity of the logistics field.

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints the former Vice-Chairman of Bank of America and Distinguished Business Finance Expert, Luke Helms, to its Advisory Board

ThroughPut

PALO ALTO, California, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ThroughPut Inc., the Industrial AI Supply Chain pioneer, today announced the appointment of Luke Helms to its Advisory Board.

China Exports Rebound Even as Western Markets Face Lockdown

Logistics Bureau

After almost 100 blank sailings in each of January and February, the number of cancellations decreased in March and even fewer are expected in April, according to global logistics company Agility. This decline follows a bleak performance in February, when container volumes into the Californian ports of Los Angeles, Oakland, and Long Beach from were down 35.2

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

Cerasis

Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland and Chicago have already moved to raise their wages and there are proposals for minimum wage increases across the country including in New York City, Washington, D.C. XB Logistics’ is a U.S.-based 3PL Logistics 3PL CostsEarly this summer, the Los Angeles City Council voted to raise the minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour.

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Los Angeles / Long Beach and Oakland have severe congestion due to lack of space for empty containers that are awaiting backhaul vessels to China / Asia. Business - Transportation cargo carriers China coronavirus COVID-19 logistics manufacturing market update airline industry ocean cargo risk management shippers suppliers supply chain supply chain disruption supply chain opportunities supply chain vulnerabilities trucking US China trade US ports

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. 3 Jacksonville, FL: Many major retailers and suppliers are establishing facilities and seeking dynamic warehouse space in Jacksonville to streamline their supply chains and reduce logistics costs.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand

FLEXE

</p> <p>When you consider locations for logistics facilities, you might first think of the cities with the biggest ports or the most warehouse properties and transportation options, like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago. Companies paying a premium for warehouse space in the Oakland area can recoup some of the cost by making their unused space available to companies looking for dynamic warehouse space in the Oakland area right now.&

The Parable of Walmart, Target Stores and Vertical Farming

Supply Chain Collaborator

Case in point, the Wall Street Journal reports that these three giants (among others) have reshaped their logistics plans to avoid US West Coast-bound ocean routes (and the subsequent OTR and rail routes) due to recent labor-dispute-driven disruptions at ports in Long Beach and Oakland. How nimble is your supply chain logistics program? We’ve all heard that it takes a long time to turn a battleship.

Well Prepared Retailers Seize Opportunity for Advantage during Port Closures

Supply Chain Collaborator

They’d be the ones who were able to flex their supply chain and logistics plans to overcome some very challenging obstacles in the last 12 months. While some of the volume has returned to Long Beach and Oakland, there is still a significant contingent that continues to bypass the West in favor of eastern and southern entry points. We owe a good deal of our ability to drive competitive advantage to our logistics IT solutions like our TMS and transportation optimizer tool.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Container Shipping's Post-9/11.

Supply Chains Rock

MarketWatchs Alexander Davis reports from Oakland, Calif. About.com - Martins Logistics Blog. EU Logistics Hub Blog. Latin American Logistics. Who said supply chains are boring? Whenever I tell a friend, colleague or family member about my job as soon as the words "supply chain" are muttered I immediately see glassy eyes followed by a yawn or two.

Greg Lehmkuhl Named President of Con-Way Freight

Supply Chain Network

He joined Con-way Freight in August 2008 from sister company Menlo Worldwide Logistics. Before joining Menlo in 2001, he held logistics and operations management positions with Delphi Automotive Systems and Penske Logistics. where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business with emphasis on materials and logistics management. He subsequently earned his MBA from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. Con-way Inc. NYSE: CNW) announced today that W.

Ocean Freight Routing Terms Explained

Material Handling & Logistics

This term covers all the ocean ports on the West, including Seattle, San Francisco, Oakland, Long Beach/Los Angeles and others. Corina Meoño is director of operations at Dedola Global Logistics , a global freight forwarder and provider of supply chain management services. Knowing the best way to route your shipment can save you headaches and money. The ocean freight industry uses many acronyms to describe a shipment’s routing.

Takeaways from 65th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference

Talking Logistics

Beane is the Executive VP of Baseball Operations for the Oakland A’s, but he’s best known for Moneyball, the. The post Takeaways from 65th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. “You can’t run a business in 2020 like it’s still 1999.” That was my favorite quote from Billy Beane’s keynote presentation at the 65th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference earlier this week in Orlando, Florida.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Oakland and the Seattle-Tacoma ports on the West Coast. Robinson, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports ShippersYou might think that shippers along the East Coast will be the biggest beneficiaries of fierce competition between the East and West Coast ports.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Oakland and the Seattle-Tacoma ports on the West Coast. Robinson, Wide Open: How the Panama Canal Expansion is Redrawing the Logistics Map. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports ShippersEast and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion.Transportfolio. Editor’s note: This post originally ran in October 2015. Since the Panama Canal is scheduled to open this Sunday, June 26, we wanted to share it with you again.