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.

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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.

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.

5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

FreightCenter is dedicated to helping people get the best shipping rates for their freight hauls. When you work with FreightCenter , you take advantage of our low rates with top shipping carriers. For example, stacking and shrink wrapping 10 similar-sized boxes onto a single pallet (rather than shipping them individually) has great benefits. Not only will it save on shipping costs, it will also save headaches from trying to track 10 shipments rather than one.

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. 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.

5 Tricks for Getting the Best Shipping Rates in 2019

Freight Center

FreightCenter is dedicated to helping people get the best shipping rates for their freight hauls. When you work with FreightCenter , you take advantage of our low rates with top shipping carriers. For example, stacking and shrink wrapping 10 similar-sized boxes onto a single pallet (rather than shipping them individually) has great benefits. Not only will it save on shipping costs, it will also save headaches from trying to track 10 shipments rather than one.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Columbus , Ohio has recently been a desirable market for carriers. 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. . Ohio .

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., The company offers same day and overnight delivery, including international shipping through a partnership with TNT Express.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., The company offers same day and overnight delivery, including international shipping through a partnership with TNT Express.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., The company offers same day and overnight delivery, including international shipping through a partnership with TNT Express.

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

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 Ohio? ? .

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio. Tractor Supply Company plans Ohio distribution centre. The site includes more than 1.5m

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

Cerasis

Natural gas and oil expenses contribute to extreme cost disparities in shipping from Asia to the U.S., for example, compared to shipping state-to-state. Errors in interpretation of product specifications, shipping documents, and other critical instructions, due to language barriers are reduced. Ford, second only to Walmart in reshoring over the past five years, brought 3,250 jobs from Mexico to Michigan and Ohio to build F-650 and F-750 trucks, Fusion cars, and engines.

Integrating ERP and TMS: Why Your Business Needs Both Systems

Cerasis

According to a 2016 report from Ohio State University , 86 percent of respondents believed their ERP systems did not provide adequate supply chain management. This helps reduce the overall cost of shipping and improve profits. Too often, ERP software is seen as the final answer to any and every distress a business may face. Built to centralize processes, increase productivity and provide end-to-end visibility of your company, why would you ever consider another solution?

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Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

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. Lastly, US Cargo serves Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Malouf acquires 1 million sq ft distribution centre in Texas

EFT

The new warehouse is equipped with an automated system that the Malouf in-house development team can customize to ship more than 3,600 units per hour. Malouf will begin shipping products out of this new warehouse at the beginning of next year. With all four of its distribution centres, the company can offer two-day ground shipping to 98 percent of the continental United States. The building sits on 94 acres and features 54-foot ceilings and 160 dock doors.

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A Truth About Global Transportation: It Happens Locally

Talking Logistics

We have customers who are shipping pallets of goods every day to a manufacturer next door and they need to track and understand those flows, and at the same time they’re shipping hundreds of containers on a global basis across many thousands of lanes and worrying about customs declarations and track-and-trace and working with ocean carriers and so forth.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota.

Port Logistics Group acquires e-commerce tech firm Whiplash

EFT

The acquisition comes on the heels of the company's recent expansion into new facilities and markets, including its opening of a 305,000-square-foot facility in Columbus, Ohio, strategically located for D2C fulfillment to much of the US population. The convergence of data, technology and ecommerce has changed the game for logistics and shipping providers," said Greg Morello, president and chief commercial officer of Port Logistics Group.

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This Week in Logistics News (June 15-19, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to technology news, Cloud Logistics announced new enhancements to its transportation management system (TMS), including: Advanced third party logistics (3PL) capabilities to support complex hierarchical relationships and shipping rules. Goods shipped from East Asia through West Coast ports are currently transported by rail and truck as far east as the Ohio River Valley.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 3-7, 2017)

Talking Logistics

These Giant Drones Could Seriously Disrupt the Shipping Industry (NBC News). Cargo Owners Complain of ‘Total Mess’ Shipping Goods to Asia (WSJ – sub. Meanwhile, Cleveland.com reports that Peloton will roll out platooning on the Ohio Turnpike this year. My garage door is crumpled. How did it happen? Rapid temperature cycling due to crazy Boston weather. Mini-earthquake right underneath garage door.

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Understanding the Need for Supply Chain Visibility in Industry 4.0

Bristlecone

Here’s a scenario: You, the Chief Supply Chain Officer, just received a call from your flagship store in Ohio saying they are running short of inventory. Shipping Insight: With access to information about delivery dates and times, and alerts on unanticipated events, you can reroute, re-plan and re-strategize in time to overcome any threats coming your way. By: Deepak Ghodke, VP, Bristlecone Labs.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

TMC

These enterprises are no longer reliant on the Suez Canal route for shipping freight on Post-Panamax container vessels to the United States. As described in my previous blog post , the enlarged Panama Canal can handle container ships up to 13,000 TEUs in size. Cargo can enter the country via East coast or West coast ports depending on variables such as the type of product being shipped. If high-value items are being shipped, it’s important to minimize inventory levels.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Lots of supply chain and logistics news this week, so let’s go straight to the items that caught my attention: Amazon now ships to your Audi’s trunk ( USA Today ). In the warehouse automation realm, Swisslog announced that it has acquired FORTE Industries, a warehouse automation system integrator based in Mason, Ohio.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

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

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

One manifestation of this problem is that multiple ports on the east coast are deepening their approach channels in order to attract bigger cargo ships. The widening of the Panama Canal to enable larger ships to pass through the trade artery will generate this traffic. The State of Ohio, for example, is buffering its PPE inventories, for example. Responding to large-scale crises such as the Ebola outbreak requires government resources.

Navigating inventory through the eye of the COVID storm

EFT

We have seen massive disruption to the usual patterns of ship, aircraft and even truck movements since the start of the pandemic.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China as the situation normalizes. Equipment shortages at certain inland ramps are at a critical situation with Ohio container ramps as some of the worst impacted. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy.

The Value of a Good Super User for Your TMS

Talking Logistics

For example, why do shipments have to ship the way they do, and when can they change? He holds degrees in transportation & logistics and marketing from The Ohio State University.

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Data and Digitization in Manufacturing

Enterra Insights

Susan Helper, the Carlton Professor of Economics at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, along with Timothy Krueger, a Research Assistant at Policy Matters Ohio, and Howard Wial, a former Brookings analyst, insist manufacturing still matters — even for nations with advanced service economies, like the U.S. Manufacturing has been the lifeblood of the global economy for hundreds of years.

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

The expectation is that two mega ships will arrive at the ports to pick up empties this week as the equipment is needed in China. Industrial and chemical sectors are maintaining at seasonally expected shipping volumes as of this time. The major lanes between Houston/LA (I-10 Corridor), Chicago/Ohio, NJ/Eastern PA, and Atlanta remains the same with ample capacity however lead times have shortened. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

Since 2009, when ScottsMiracle-Gro began implementing its new distribution model, the Company has reduced the number of miles traveled to ship products to home center customers by approximately one-third. ScottsMiracle-Gro is consolidating the warehousing and distribution of its bagged products that are shipped to home center stores. A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

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. billion of total economic value annually for Northeast Ohio. More than 175 million pounds of cargo are shipped through ths state's airports annually. million tons of commodities were shipped through 60 barge terminals.

11 Ways Tech Will Change Logistics in 2017

Freightos

We’re wrapping up 2016 with a recap of eleven logistics technology trends that shaped the year; and will change how goods are produced, shipped and consumed in 2017. Google’s driverless car – Waymo – has driven over 2 million miles , Tesla self-driving technology is in cars across the US and Uber’s $680 million dollar acquisition of Otto resulted in a 100 mile truck delivery of beer in Ohio sans driver. For decades, freight was about bigger ships.