The Truth About Multi-stop Truckload Shipping

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If you rely on multi-stop truckload shipping as part of your strategy, you owe it to yourself to learn how to work more effectively with your carriers—which can also improve acceptance levels for these loads and help you better control supply chain costs. Steve is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato and serves on two university supply chain advisory boards. The post The Truth About Multi-stop Truckload Shipping appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most

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And that’s why I’m incredibly proud of our team for helping the state of Minnesota save more than $1 million. That’s why we joined our business community on a task force to help our home state of Minnesota ensure they were prepared with necessary personal protective equipment (PPE). To help Minnesota deal with these challenges, we used our data and global expertise to create solutions that have led to real results.

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Working together to deliver medical supplies during a global pandemic

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To learn how we helped the state of Minnesota save $1 million on the transportation of PPE, check out Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most. Freight and Transportation Services Global shipping Innovation Logistics management

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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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. Minnesota.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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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. Minnesota.

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. Minnesota.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

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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. When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. Minnesota.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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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. . Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Minnesota .

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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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.?? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . Shipping to and from Florida should be undisrupted.?? . Shipping in or out of Georgia should not be an issue?for shipping to or from Kentucky,?you Minnesota ? .

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., The company has headquarters in Minnesota and also specializes in overnight delivery. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery and operates over 1,300 pieces of equipment. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., The company has headquarters in Minnesota and also specializes in overnight delivery. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery and operates over 1,300 pieces of equipment. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., The company has headquarters in Minnesota and also specializes in overnight delivery. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery and operates over 1,300 pieces of equipment. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships.

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Is the Food Supply Chain Breaking?

Enterra Insights

MPR News reports, “The JBS pork company announced … that it would indefinitely close its processing plant in southwest Minnesota, just days after state officials announced that more than two dozen employees of the plant have tested positive for COVID-19.”[3] Minnesota has already issued new guidelines for the meatpacking industry. Operating them safety requires implementation of guidelines similar to those issued by Minnesota in order to protect workers.

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The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

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the largest turkey producing states are Minnesota (18% of total U.S. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Recently we were driving on some back roads and in the distance we saw something on the road.

The Pandemic Motivates Changes in the Food Supply Chain

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The Food Protection and Defense Institute (FPDI) at the University of Minnesota offers a variety of food safety services and tools including “Disease Watch,” which is a system that collects data from many different sources, including public health, disaster and events, global news media and reports from government agencies. The novel coronavirus outbreak piqued interest in supply chain operations, particularly in the food supply chain.

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Regional Parcel Carriers

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Headquartered in Woburn, MA, Eastern Connection has a large array of services ; in addition to same day and overnight delivery, it also offers international shipping through a partnership with TNT Express and offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. Through its shipping partnerships, it also offers shipping to California and Mexico. Headquartered in Minnesota, it also specializes in overnight delivery.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

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The ocean freight industry suddenly lost one of the top ten players when Hanjin Shipping Co. Hanjin's exit strands 89 ships worldwide containing some $14 billion worth of cargo, much of which was headed to the U.S. Crops are also strong in nearby Wisconsin and Minnesota, despite flooding in the Red River Valley. Shipping containers toppled by strong winds of Typhoon Meranti, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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A New Approach to Frozen eCommerce Fulfillment with Dan Gilland

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We are based in Minnesota. Shipping online orders of frozen food direct to consumers’ homes. Of all the product categories sold online, the degree of difficulty is probably the highest for shipping frozen food. Slow shipping. Consumers expect one- to two-day shipping but getting that speed everywhere in the US can be a challenge. [20:51] The first thing that you must solve is getting within two-day shipping of all your customers.

How to Create a Truckload Strategy That Works in Any Market

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This can include developing regional calendars in advance of peak shipping weeks with demand forecasts and making commitments to pricing and volumes in advance. Steve is a graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato and serves on two university supply chain advisory boards.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

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I am in Minnesota today, at the CSCMP Twin Cities Roundtable Annual ½ Day Seminar , where I am participating in a keynote session with Rick Blasgen (President & CEO of CSCMP) and Steve Raetz (Director Research & Market Intelligence at C.H. Shipping firm CMA CGM to buy 25 pct stake in Ceva Logistics (Reuters). Customers of UPS can now ask the chatbot to find nearby UPS locations, calculate shipping rates and show the location of a package.

A Recipe for Success: Best Practices for Supply Chain Integration

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In helping them design the right solution, we reviewed where products are manufactured, used historical shipping data to determine where customers are, and pinpointed ideal distribution center locations. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science – Business Administration degree from Winona State University of Minnesota. No two supply chain integrations are ever the same.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

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As of October 1, 2019, there are 23 member states that fully comply with the provisions of the SSUTA: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Fulfillment Shipping

How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare

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Last winter was brutal for shippers, from Minnesota’s frigid temperatures to Atlanta’s unexpected snowfall. Will you ship early to avoid the rush? The most surprising thing to me about last year’s bad weather was how it caught transportation professionals off guard. Bad weather is bound to strike again. Developing a proactive plan to deal with it is the best way to prepare yourself for whatever happens.

Trucking Market Update and 2020 Q1 Freight Outlook

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” 2019’s lessened shipping volume have driven down freight rates to combat falling demand thus cutting into many carriers’ revenue stream. The increase in shipping strained capacity and drove rates up. Blog Post Industry Trends LTL Shipping Truckload Shipping

Shippers Caused the Truck Driver Shortage

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By that he means that people go home at the end of the day, order on line, are promised quick deliveries, have choices on when and how goods are shipped, and have visibility to those shipments. Land O’ Lakes is a member-owned cooperative with revenues of $15 billion.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA

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When you’re in the e-commerce industry or entrepreneurship space, buzzwords like “drop shipping” and “Amazon FBA” just roll off your tongue. Shipping should be free and fulfilled by Amazon for last-minute travellers. Introduction.

Sports Jerseys and Lifetime Returns Policy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

If the jersey style never changes (for example, the Minnesota Timberwolves changed their jersey design and logo before the 2017-2018 season – see Figure 2) or player never changes teams, then the investment has long-term value. Bobby S. Nyotta and Christopher S.

Sports Jerseys and Lifetime Returns Policy

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

If the jersey style never changes (for example, the Minnesota Timberwolves changed their jersey design and logo before the 2017-2018 season – see Figure 2) or player never changes teams, then the investment has long-term value. Bobby S. Nyotta and Christopher S.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

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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. More than 175 million pounds of cargo are shipped through ths state's airports annually. Minnesota.

How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm

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Last winter was brutal for shippers, from Minnesota’s frigid temperatures to Atlanta’s unexpected snowfall. Will you ship early to avoid the rush? I originally published this blog a year ago, however with the weather impacting the East Coast this week I felt it was a timely and relevant topic to share again. The most surprising thing to me about last year’s bad weather was how it caught transportation professionals off guard. Bad weather is bound to strike again.

Where are all the N95 Masks? A Supply Chain Dilemma

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And when President Trump went into his briefing today, he started rattling off numbers of masks being shipped…but what gives? For example, Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, and other EU countries are putting in curbs to prevent supplies of masks from shipping to neighboring countries – a case of “every man for himself!”)

9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management

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Nearly every company offers some sort of discounted shipping plan for large purchase orders, and more customers are demanding faster delivery at a reduced rate. Although trucking is deregulated , federal agencies may require routine updates on how shipping companies operate and impact the economy. A recent publication by the Minnesota Department of Transportation, Measurement Sources for Freight Performance Measures and Indicators , identified dozens of ways KPIs are used.

Amazing Examples of 3D Printing Technology!

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From a small spider bug in harry potter to the giant ship of Jack Sparrow, we have seen a plethora of examples of this amazing technology. Scientists from the University of Minnesota, have discovered the concept of printing circuits directly on human skin. Subscribe Here!

Fostering E-commerce Growth with Jonathan Kish

The Logistics of Logistics

I ended up selling small parcel to companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin for a few years before transitioning into selling transportation management solutions to companies in the Pacific Northwest. [02:25] An important driver of getting people to buy from your website a second time is the post-purchase experience, including shipping, tracking, returns, customer service, etc. [05:33] [00:21] Opening / Introduction. [01:27] 01:27] Tell us about your background.

Christmas Trees Boost Rates in Unexpected Places

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Across the country, load-truck ratios are rocketing up in areas that produce and ship Christmas trees, with ratios as high as 500 loads per truck. Minnesota. That was the ratio for flatbeds out of Spokane on Tuesday, with 3,000 load posts and only 6 truck posts. The ratio out of Spokane declined to 391 yesterday for flatbeds, and 31 loads per truck for vans, which is still ridiculously high for that market.