Working with freight forwarding companies in New Jersey

I.C.E. Transport

The Port of New York and New Jersey is the third-busiest port in the US, and the busiest on the East Coast. When you ship through a facility of that size, access to local knowledge and connections could save you time and money. What do you gain when you work with a New Jersey-based freight forwarder? ocean shipping freight brokers

Drayage: Truck Turn Time

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The drayage business is facing a crisis in ports from California to New Jersey. Congestion at coastal ports is adding millions to shipping costs while reducing productivity of drayage companies and threatening commerce’s explosion. Supply Chain Shipping Productivity CarriersSevere winter weather and spring floods slowed truck turn times at intermodal terminals as well.

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Trends—March 2014

Inbound Logistics

New Jersey’s salty tale misplaces blame on the Jones Act; UPS unveils new hazmat shipping protocol; Automakers collaborate to map the auto supply chain

Shipping Steel: I.C.E. Transport Operation Moves 132-Foot Rails

I.C.E. Transport

A major rail line in the New York Metro area was able to source the steel rail it needed in the UK. The company arranged ocean transport to the Port of NY/NJ, but transporting the steel rail from New Jersey to Connecticut was going to be a challenge since some of the rail sections were 132 feet long.

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. New Hampshire.

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. New Hampshire.

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. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Rates will likely fluctuate week to week for outbound New Jersey and New York depending on capacity and demand. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent. Shipping to and from Florida should be undisrupted.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

Here are just a few pain points that are increasing transportation costs: Container shipping headaches. The ocean shipping industry might finally be righting itself, but shippers are still aggravated with issues. For instance, while transpacific rates have dropped from 12 to 25 percent for shipments from Shanghai to Los Angeles or New York respectively, the cost of moving goods from Asia to Europe are uncomfortably up 16 percent over last year.

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. Peak produce shipping season refers to the time period when the largest volume of fruits and vegetables are harvested and subsequently shipped to markets across the US, impacting truck capacity. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. New Hampshire. New Jersey.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. We expect outbound rates from New Jersey and New York to fluctuate in response to these reopenings. . Shipping in or out of Alabama should be close to normal. . However, the new order has a few modifications and allows for retail and other non-essential businesses to begin reopening on May 4. . Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. .

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . Outbound N ew Jersey into the Midwest is still slow with loose capacity. . Shipping in or out of Alabama should be?back Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.?? .

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County. My first job was working as a customer service representative for a bulk candy company that had an online store and 4 retail locations in New York. open a new service offering, Fulfillment by Amazon within Tactical. [06:41] [00:52] Please introduce yourself.

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain


The Port of New York and New Jersey was hit hard, and they “had about 24 hours’ notice before Sandy hit,” she said. A few examples of how all these people helped each other: The small port in Norfolk, Virginia, took on 57 vessels and 10,000 containers that were diverted from New York (and Norfolk was not used to that kind of volume). International Motor Freight (a drayage carrier) lost 130 brand new trucks, and couldn’t ship anything out.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

We’ll break it down and give you an idea of what’s involved in calculating freight cost wherever you’re shipping. The cost of shipping is called the freight rate. There is no base rate because so many factors needed to calculate the cost to ship freight are constantly fluctuating. Popular Shipping Destinations. Below is a list of some of the more common places that shippers ship to and from. California to New York. California to New Jersey.

The Great Maersk Shift


Demand for ocean freight was lower than anticipated, and Hanjin Shipping, another top ten ocean liner, was already teetering on the verge of bankruptcy. The Post-2016 Strategy: End-to-end Shipping. The September 2016 decision mapped out a clear new direction.

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Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative new 5-year agreement late on Friday, so the West Coast ports resumed full operations this past weekend. It said that if it takes two months for the ports to become fully operational, the window for shipping this season’s crop will have closed.

Ocean Freight Routing Terms Explained

Material Handling & Logistics

This acronym stands for All Water Service, which is one of the most cost-effective ways to ship your cargo, and also one of the most eco-friendly ; however, it’s also one of the slowest forms of freight transportation. With AWS, your cargo will be shipped from the port of origin to its destination using only water routes. For example, a freight shipment from Yantian to Chicago via Seattle would be unloaded on the West Coast and then shipped inland via truck or rail. .

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. Nippon Yusen (NYK) Nippon Yusen is a Japanese shipping company that is part of the Mitsubishi group of companies (keiretsu).

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce


Kroger and Loop will pilot a new reusable packaging system, enabling customers in select markets to purchase more than 100 products from leading consumer brands that have been redesigned with durable containers. Products available on the Loop platform are packaged in reusable glass or metal containers and shipped directly to consumers in a specially designed tote. The Kroger Co.

Agriculture in the City

Enterra Insights

Readers old enough to remember the 1960s, might recall the television show “Green Acres” starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm. ”[4] They go to note, “Growing food in cities is not a new concept.” Growing crops indoors is not a new concept; however, new technologies are being brought to bear to make indoor, urban agriculture more efficient and affordable.

The Panama Canal Expansion: Time Versus Cost Trade-Off

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The Panama Canal expands in 2016, allowing for more and larger (post-Panamax) ships to make the passage from East Asia to the United States. We explored how the traffic patterns would have changed between the West and East Coasts if the Panama Canal hadn’t expanded—given economic, energy, and shipping trends that stayed the same—and what might happen under those same conditions, post-expansion.

Doing Business in Switzerland


At 41,277 sq km, it is slightly less than twice the size of the US state of New Jersey. In addition, workers are less inclined to enter the manufacturing arena than other sectors, forcing manufacturers to pay high wages new hires just to attract the necessary talent. Shipping. The Swiss Confederation became independent from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. A constitutional government replaced the Confederation in 1874.

Doing Business in the Netherlands


state of New Jersey. Shipping. After the last election in 2017, it took an additional 225 days for the new government to reach a consensus on programs and policies with the four major political parties. The resulting coalition introduced a new fiscal policy that includes more spending on government and public investment, which will increase household consumption and investment.

Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

Then the con artists offer low bids to freight brokers who handle shipping for numerous companies. I first wrote about this problem almost three years ago, when I commented about a story in the New York Times about thieves that stole six truckloads of tomatoes and one truckload of cucumbers from Florida growers, along with a truckload of frozen meat, by setting up a bogus trucking company and deceiving a broker. A couple of years ago, I was a victim of identity theft.

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Outbound Volume Booming After Countrywide Reopening

Zipline Logistics

Northeast Logistics—Outbound Volume from New York . Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the coming days, and we expect to see an increase in outbound volumes. Rates should fluctuate week to week for outbound New York and New Jersey freight based on capacity and demand. Blog Post Data and Technology Truckload Shipping

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This Week in Logistics News (December 10-14, 2018)

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Deliv signs up 20 new U.S. Labor Groups Call for Better Warehouse Working Conditions in New Jersey (WSJ – sub. Amazon will start penalizing sellers who ship unsafe packages to its warehouses, like leaky chemicals and unmarked aerosols (CNBC). As Fox Business reports: While the company already has a delivery program in China, the companies expect this new deal to bring the service to about a quarter of its U.S.-based Why can’t I be you?

This Week in Logistics News (November 10-14, 2014)

Talking Logistics

This week, FedEx Freight drivers voted against the union in Newark, New Jersey , and Con-way Freight employees did the same in Manchester, New Hampshire. The system comprehends inbound shipments at a Purchase Order (PO) or Advance Shipping Notice (ASN) level, automating the data input of each product line and eliminating the need for manual data entry.

Research: How the Panama Canal Expansion Will Impact U.S. Logistics

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And the canal was too small for the Post-Panamax vessels, which carry two to three times as much cargo as the ships that currently squeeze through the Panama Canal. When the Panama Canal expansion is completed in 2016, it will have new locks and wider, deeper channels that can accommodate Post-Panamax vessels and more traffic. The port at New York-New Jersey is raising a bridge so the 160-foot-high vessels can reach the docks.

What to Do Now Before the Panama Canal Expands

CH Robinson Transportfolio

If costs were all that mattered, these shippers would route their products through the expanded Panama Canal to reach Columbus via rail from the New York-New Jersey port. For other products, the cost savings of shipping through the Panama Canal will likely outweigh the extra time in transit. Railroads might need to accommodate greater traffic in particular locations and develop relationships with new customers to serve inland markets.

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Furthermore, by making the warehouse a retail centre in its own right, warehouses are getting a new lease of life as end-customer distribution outlets, whether or not just-in-time methods are being used. This in turn allowed Wal-Mart to replicate sales successes between outlets; creating and managing peaks in demand via its systems for buying, shipping, and of course, warehousing. From a simple place to stock goods, warehouses have developed in many ways—function and form included.

This Week in Logistics News (May 14-18, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported that P&G is undertaking “a multibillion-dollar effort to remake an antiquated and inefficient network of factories, warehouses and offices into a new model that gets goods to stores more quickly.”. Free, Easy, Fast: New Adjectives for Transportation Management Systems. Now we have Cloud Logistics, which a couple of years ago launched a Same-Day TMS campaign and this week announced the launch of its new brand “ TMS Made Easy.”

America’s Largest Ocean Ports

3PL Insights

shipping ports are included in the list of largest ocean ports in the world. Thus, these are America’s largest ocean ports: The Port of Los Angeles, The Port of Long Beach (California), The New York/New Jersey Port (Newark, NJ), The Georgia Ports (Savannah, Brunswick, Bainbridge & Columbus) and The Northwest Seaport Alliance (Washington State). million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit shipping containers) in 2015.

An Interview with Reshoring Initiative’s Harry Moser

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ten years ago, when travelling in New Jersey, I drove by where the plant used to operate and broke down in tears seeing that the production was now all offshore. There are some companies who own factories offshore and 50% of the products they produce are sold to the Asian market, while 50% are shipped to America. There are many names for it: localization, near-shoring, reshoring, and onshoring.

Amazon Continues to Grow its Delivery Station Network

Logistics Trends and Insights

Maybe I’ve been hiding under a rock or something, but I’ve seen quite a few such announcements this month and last alone including: “We are excited to continue to invest in the state of Georgia with three new delivery stations (Buford, Atlanta, Fairburn) that will provide efficient delivery for customers, and create hundreds of job opportunities for the talented workforce.” Have you noticed an increasing number of Amazon delivery station announcements?

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops


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