6 River Systems Continues 2020 Momentum Led by Award Wins and New Global Deployment Sites

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Most notably, we expedited our remote deployment protocol plans and introduced enhanced safety protocols to help our customers comply with social distancing recommendations within their warehouses and distribution centers.

The Last Fast Mile

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Moyer: Suppose you have a truck leaving Los Angeles and going to Cincinnati, with stops in Oklahoma City and St. You can get closer to your customers by having warehousing capabilities without having to rent or build facilities. A conversation with Chuck Moyer, Board Member, Customized Logistics and Delivery Association and CEO, Express Courier, Inc. (an an LSO company) operating a fleet of over 2,000 vehicles and 55 facilities.

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How Hurricane Florence affects freight

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FEMA and other emergency responders will move freight to temporary warehouses just outside the storm zone, waiting until road conditions are stable. When disaster strikes, trucks are needed to get emergency supplies where they're needed most. But as has been the case with Hurricane Florence – which is anticipated to make landfall on the mid-Atlantic coast later this week – we're seeing how trucks are a big part of the preparation process before the storm, too.

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

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Ships arrived late, and containers were unloaded and drayed to warehouses late, so that cargo is finally heading east and north. Denver to Oklahoma City plummeted 24¢ to $1.38/mile. Demand for vans continues to heat up on the West Coast, boosting load-to-truck ratios in California, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah. This trend repeats every year, as consumer goods from Asia arrive at the ports and begin the eastward journey to regional distribution centers throughout the country.