The top 7 3PL companies in New Jersey

TradeGecko

Typically, this includes transportation, picking and packing, packaging and freight forwarding. Third-party logistics or 3PL companies allow eCommerce businesses to outsource logistics services such as warehouse management, delivery and order fulfillment.

Distribution Centers in New Jersey: Don’t "Fugeddabout" the Garden State

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

New Jersey itself is home to nearly 9 million people and approximately 25,000 transportation and distribution establishments. Within New Jersey, Middlesex County has emerged as a cost-effective distribution alternative to locations closer to New York City and the Port of NY/NJ. When it comes to cost-effective fulfillment, evidence is mounting that you should plant your distribution center smack dab in the middle of the Garden State.

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The Future of Transportation: The New Airships

The Network Effect

The Hindenburg over Manhattan, New York, 1937 (courtesy Associated Press). When thinking of airships, or “skyliners” as they were often called, it’s difficult not to be overwhelmed by visions of the Hindenburg going down in flames in Lakehurst, New Jersey in 1937. A number of companies are working on versions of airships, and see advantages to this mode of transport. Airships are a relatively cheap form of transport as they are self-lifting.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

However, the biggest pain point for these global supply chains is the one that seems inescapable – transportation costs. Pain Points Increasing Transportation Costs. No matter how much can be saved from sourcing globally, transportation costs continue to creep in to seriously affect a product’s profit margin. A 2017 Global Sourcing study from American Shipper magazine found that 58% of shippers said their highest concern today is rising transportation costs.

Guest Commentary: Tight Transportation Capacity, Not Flagging Demand, Behind ISM Report Showing Slowing Activity

Talking Logistics

Analysts point to the steep decline in orders for new transportation equipment as evidence that manufacturers are seeing weakness. In reality, it may not be softening demand at the root of manufacturers’ slowdown in the bookings for new trucks, trailers and other equipment. Weather — If you’re in transportation you know all about the difficult state of affairs many North American shippers are faced with so far this year. On one hand, new orders for U.S.

4 Companies Driving Transportation Technology Innovation

Cerasis

Historically, new technologies have been slow to come to, and be adopted by, the transportation industry. From software solutions to new vehicle concepts, awesome ideas are making the transportation industry more efficient, safer, and profitable. At Spendrix , we’re big fans of these advancements in transportation technology. As such, we’re putting together a list to celebrate companies doing cool things to advanced the transportation industry each quarter.

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.

From Vine to Glass: Wine Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

From California to New Jersey, North America produces some of the best wines in the world with popularity increasing year-over-year. Distribution Supply Chain Transportation 3plAmericans now consume the most wine in the world and consumption is forecasted to increase by 2 percent between 2015 and 2019 1. As the consumption of wine and popularity increases, the supply chain to move. Read More.

TMS Optimization: Transitioning from “Nice to Have” to “Must Have”

Talking Logistics

In practice, however, relatively few companies are using optimization technology, particularly in transportation. What factors are shifting transportation optimization from a “nice to have” to a “must have” capability? Why is transportation optimization key today? The underlying theme of these examples is that they induce more cost in transportation, and that leads to the need for optimization.

What’s Happening with Transportation Regulations?

Talking Logistics

Transportation regulations are a hot topic of discussion these days, with Hours of Service (HOS) arguably getting the lion’s share of attention. But there are other regulations that will certainly impact the transportation industry in the coming years, such as Electronic Logging Devices and Minimum Carrier Insurance Requirements. Senator Booker from New Jersey held up that bill from getting any further. The post What’s Happening with Transportation Regulations?

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

The New Reality of Amazon FBA with Ephraim Ausch. Ephraim Ausch and Joe Lynch discuss the new reality of Amazon FBA, also known as Fulfillment by Amazon. Ephraim started his career at a bulk candy company that had retail locations in New York.

UltraShipTMS Kicks Off 2020 With 90-Day Food Logistics Education and Information Sharing Campaign for Food Shippers

Supply Chain Collaborator

January 6, 2020 – Fair Lawn, NJ – UltraShipTMS is kicking off a 90-day campaign of education and information sharing on the latest innovations and best practices for superior food logistics operations in the new decade. Events Include Industry Expert Roundtable Discussions Produced in Partnership with the CSCMP NY/NJ Roundtable and Ongoing Relationship with Food Shippers of America.

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Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

Here’s how the scheme works, as described in an AP article published last October ( Thieves Pose as Truckers to Steal Huge Cargo Loads ): Thieves assume the identity of a trucking company, often by reactivating a dormant Department of Transportation carrier number from a government website for as little as $300. Significant fictitious pick-up activity has also been reported in Florida, Texas and New Jersey. A couple of years ago, I was a victim of identity theft.

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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. Long Beach is the highest-ranked port in the United States (20th in the world) with a berth productivity of 88, compared to 130 for Tianjin (China), 104 for Shanghai, 86 for Rotterdam (Netherlands), 78 for New York-New Jersey, and 71 for Charleston (South Carolina).

Meet Graham – The Road Warrior from Down Under

The Network Effect

NPR) The biggest rises in traffic deaths were in: Oregon +27% Georgia +22% Florida +18% Some states saw a decline in traffic deaths: New Mexico -20% Kansas -7% New Jersey […]. Auto Automobile Transportation Australia automotive Graham road safety transportationIn 2015 38,300 people were killed on U.S. roads, and 4.4 million were seriously injured, meaning 2015 likely was the deadliest driving year since 2008.

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IoT Speeds Over-the-Road Shipment Tracking

Talking Logistics

In response to this growing complexity, companies moving goods around the world are embracing digital supply chain solutions, powered by new tracking technologies and data analytics. These connected tracking devices feed into transportation management and supply chain platforms to provide critical information at the pallet and package level. Gary received a BS from the State University of New York and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Moravian College.

How to Protect Your Freight From Cargo Thieves

GTG Technology Group

Do your research when selecting transportation routes. Smart transportation management software can help you determine routes through safer neighborhoods, based on crime heat maps and collected data. A few areas with high rates of cargo theft are Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Miami, Houston, and Chicago. Make Smart Use of Transportation Technology. 5 Tips for Protecting Your Freight Against Cargo Thieves.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

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. Global Transportation Logistics Supply Chain Transportation Market Transportation Policy Boston Consulting Group Panama Canal Expansion Ports Post-Panamax White Paper

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

Talking Logistics

I’ve been on the road the past three weeks attending various supply chain chain and logistics conferences, and while the discussions inside the hotel ballrooms have focused on industry trends like blockchain and the state of the transportation market, the discussions outside — which I was completely oblivious to until this morning when I drove my kids to school — have been centered on a single question: Yanny or Laurel ?

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted. Our first guinea pig, Bubbles, had passed away a few weeks earlier (after bringing us much joy and laughs for over four years), so we were very excited to bring Milo and Otis home and begin a new chapter of memories. Manhattan Associates Empowers Warehouse Managers With New E-Commerce Capabilities. Marten Transport Ltd.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Be sure to check out this case study to read how we helped a major healthcare company implement a new UDI labeling process for medical devices. New technology and processes will likely need to be implemented, and what’s more, your staff will need to be on board and fully trained with these new changes. New Hampsire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind?

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

Talking Logistics

Deliv signs up 20 new U.S. Labor Groups Call for Better Warehouse Working Conditions in New Jersey (WSJ – sub. 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 In China, the company had to create spill-proof lids, new delivery containers and packaging in order to keep beverages hot and cold items cold. Why can’t I be you?

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

The properties being acquired by BREP are in high-growth markets such as the San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles areas, Seattle, Miami, New Jersey and Portland, Oregon, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The future supply chain network is moving towards a metro orientation, with consumer proximity, to accommodate Amazon delivery in 1-4 hours, small pickup lot sizes, short haul, same-day or next day delivery, combined with new and emerging delivery models.

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

6 River Systems

The company has operations in more than 40 countries and specializes in integrating different modes of transport in logistics solutions. DSV Panalpina DSV Panalpina is a Dutch logistics company with services offering road, rail, sea, and air transport founded in 1976.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

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. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. New Hampshire. New Hampshire Gov. New Jersey.

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. While their analysis might show that it makes sense to open or expand East Coast distribution centers, that decision will require partnering with a new or expanded set of ocean and land carriers and logistics service providers. The Panama Canal expands in 2016. What will it mean for U.S. logistics?

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. This term is used to describe an intermodal freight service that utilizes ocean and truck or rail to transport to another port location, for example, a shipment coming from Shanghai to New York via Long Beach.

The Panama Canal Expansion: Time Versus Cost Trade-Off

CH Robinson Transportfolio

But the East Coast ports—especially the largest ones, New York-New Jersey, Savannah and Charleston, and Norfolk—are most likely to be winners in the battle for market share. Global Transportation Supply Chain Panama CanalThe Panama Canal expands in 2016, allowing for more and larger (post-Panamax) ships to make the passage from East Asia to the United States. In 2015, the Boston Consulting Group and C.H.

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

Talking Logistics

We normally do our Talking Logistics episodes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we have one today at 12 ET with Alaster Love from Transplace, where we are going to discuss “ Big Data and Analytics in Oil and Gas Transportation.” September 2014 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). 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.

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

In this case study we present two Ocean Spray initiatives – distribution network redesign and intermodal shift from road to rail – that in combination led to a 20% reduction in transportation CO 2 emissions, while achieving comparable cost savings across the transportation network. Shipments that shifted to intermodal generated 65% less emissions while saving over 40% of transportation costs.

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce

EFT

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. During the first phase of the US launch, a select number of consumers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington, D.C. The Kroger Co.

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. . However, the new order has a few modifications and allows for retail and other non-essential businesses to begin reopening on May 4. . Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. . New Hampshire . New Hampshire Gov.

Hurricane Michael could bring spike in FEMA freight

DAT Solutions

Check with the Department of Transportation for Florida , Alabama , or Georgia , or call 511. The winds will be less intense, but there's still danger of storm surges and flooding in Georgia and the Carolinas, and maybe as far north as New Jersey. Hurricane Michael has made landfall with the Florida panhandle as a very scary Category 4. That is the second-highest category, with winds of 130 to 156 MPH.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

state of New Jersey. Transportation of goods inside the country is also smooth and easy. 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.

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

The September 2016 decision mapped out a clear new direction. Maersk would split into two divisions – a Transport & Logistics division, and an energy division. Digital transformation is not always about new technology. Website Sales: a new digital experience.

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