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Plant Managers Paid the Most in San Franciso, Least in Oklahoma City in 25 Markets, based on New Randstad Data

Good-bye siloed, functional planner. Hello storm chasing network planner.

The 21st Century Supply Chain

2013 – Massive tornado packing 200 mph winds in the Oklahoma City area. by Bill DuBois If you had anything to do with supply chain planning in the early days of enterprise resource planning (ERP), you may consider those years the “good ol’ days”.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

DAT Solutions

Houston to Oklahoma City was down 8¢ to $1.97/mile. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014. That was back when demand for trucks skyrocketed because extreme winter weather caused massive disruption to supply chains.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

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. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

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. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

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. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Flatbed Demand Surges in Oregon and South Dakota

DAT Solutions

Houston to Oklahoma City and back is a pretty good run for flatbeds, as long as you can complete the roundtrip in two days, including load and unload times. Find a load from Oklahoma City to San Antonio , which is a headhaul lane paying an average of $2.21

The Growth of E-Commerce and What It Means for Retail Jobs

Supply Chain Nation

The massive Pickup Towers, located near store entrances, debuted last year in Bentonville, Arkansas, and are now being rolled out to more than a dozen stores in cities across Arizona, Oklahoma, Alabama, Georgia and Virginia. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Have Van Rates Turned the Corner?

DAT Solutions

Out of the Gulf Coast, the lane from Houston to Oklahoma City dropped 16¢ to $2.11/mile. We had a turnaround in van trends last week, reversing course from the declines we’ve been seeing since mid-January. Volumes and rates rose nearly across the board.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

The states named in the lawsuit include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin.

Van Rates May Spring Ahead Very Soon

DAT Solutions

last week and Houston to Oklahoma City — a key lane for energy-related freight —gained 22¢ to an average of $2.35/mile. Van rates have been stable as a national average, but they could be trending up very soon.

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Van Rates Remain at 2-Year Highs

DAT Solutions

per mile, and the lane from Houston to Oklahoma City hit a new high of $2.30 National average van rates remain at their highest level in nearly two years. Two weeks ago van load-to-truck ratios spiked.

Spot Freight Volumes Get Welcomed Boost

DAT Solutions

Houston to Oklahoma City is lane influenced heavily by the energy sector, and rates fell 16¢ to $2.02/mile. We got a welcomed surge of spot market freight to close out July.

This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Its Control Tower solution for an equipment and supplies provider includes on-site staff in Houston, Oklahoma and Louisiana executing more than 75,000 truckloads per year.”.

Downturn in the Oil and Gas Industry: An Opportunity for Supply Chain Improvements

Talking Logistics

has seen at least 91,000 job cuts across the energy industry since prices collapsed last summer, according to Continental Resources, an Oklahoma oil company that tracks layoffs.”. “Most people who look at the Oil and Gas industry right now are likely to characterize the market as ‘challenged’.”. So stated Kent Stuart, Director of Oil and Gas at C.H. Robinson, earlier this year on Talking Logistics. Looking at some recent news, it seems like the industry remains challenged.

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

States that lost the most peeps to Texas include California, Florida, Illinois, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico and New York. The other day I was talking with my friends, Kevin and Wayne at Loadtex and they kept referring to the “Texas Triangle.”

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Have Van Rates Hit Their Peak?

DAT Solutions

Farther west, the lane from Denver to Oklahoma City rose 20¢ to $2.02/mile – Denver typically trends in the opposite direction of California, and California rates were generally down last week.

Delayed Produce Could Lead to a Busy May

DAT Solutions

Houston to Oklahoma City was up 10¢ to for a springtime high of $1.91/mile. The end of the month didn’t bring the upward bump that we typically see when shippers try to move goods before closing their books.

Truckload Rates Rise, as Harvey Flood Waters Subside

DAT Solutions

Trends for Harvey-related rates and freight volumes continue to solidify in the DAT database, but it’s already clear that rates are going to be extra-high on any loads heading into Houston or to metro areas that are just outside the storm zone.

Looking for a Reefer Load? Try These 5 Markets

DAT Solutions

Amarillo, TX, is a major beef-producing market, and most outbound loads there are heading to Oklahoma or elsewhere in Texas. The national reefer rate average lost 5¢ last week, but there are still pockets in the country where reefer demand remains high.

4 Key Takeaways from the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Ryder Exchange

The wide spread success of natural gas fueling in California, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, West Virginia and Texas demonstrates how state-led strategies and coalitions work. Transportation as we know it is changing with unprecedented momentum.

Major Freight Markets Saw Biggest Rate Surge of the Year

DAT Solutions

Houston to Oklahoma City rose 24¢ to an average of $2.04/mile. Rates on the top 100 van lanes showed the strongest surge of the year.

Vans and Reefers Have a Friend in California

DAT Solutions

Oklahoma City is also super-hot for flatbeds. Shippers and freight brokers are singing a Merle Haggard classic this week, to their van and reefer BFFs: "L.A. traffic is bad this time of year, but there's a friend of yours in California sure wishes you were here.".

Seasonal Lull Continues for Flatbeds, But Bright Spots Emerge

DAT Solutions

A few individual markets outside that region also offered a lot of loads, and trucks were relatively scarce, creating opportunities in Pittsburgh, Mobile, Savannah and Oklahoma City, among other markets.

The Last Fast Mile

EFT

Moyer: Suppose you have a truck leaving Los Angeles and going to Cincinnati, with stops in Oklahoma City and St. A conversation with Chuck Moyer, Board Member, Customized Logistics and Delivery Association and CEO, Express Courier, Inc. (an

How to Make Money on "Backhaul Tuesday"

DAT Solutions

This resulted in road closures which impacted major freight markets in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee during the final week of April which usually sees a spike in demand. Van rates subtracted two cents from the national average on Tuesday, dropping it from $1.71

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Demand Surges in Final Week of 2015

DAT Solutions

Outbound rates increased for flatbed loads originating in Las Vegas , Rock Island , Houston , Oklahoma City , Atlanta , and Pittsburgh , but rates declined in Los Angeles , Dallas , Tampa , and Baltimore.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The company was founded in Oklahoma City, OK. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. YRC Worldwide is a Fortune 500 company based in Overland Park, KS. In 2012, the company had revenues of $4.9B. The 2012 revenues were 0.4%

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Houston to Oklahoma City cooled, falling 15¢ to $1.73/mile. Spot market volumes were down during the first week of April. That's normal, since it comes right after the end of Q1, when shippers are rushing to move freight before closing their books.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

The flooding required organizations to divert loads to facilities in Dallas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, areas not accustomed to processing that level of traffic. How Hurricanes Affect Logistics. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused billions of dollars in property damage.

Truckload Rates Finally Catch Up to Freight Volumes

DAT Solutions

Houston to Oklahoma City cooled, falling 15¢ to $1.73/mile. Spot market volumes were down during the first week of April. That's normal, since it comes right after the end of Q1, when shippers are rushing to move freight before closing their books.

5 Best Trucking States in America

GTG Technology Group

Oklahoma. Oklahoma and Texas both report robust salaries of 50K a year on average, and Tennessee is just behind at 48K. The American Journal of Transportation (AJOT) reports that the trucking industry made more than $700 billion last year, so there’s no doubt the trucking industry is booming in the United States. When it comes to trucking, however, not all states are created equal. Trucking opportunities vary widely from state to state.

With New Fuel Tax Looming, Here’s a Way Logistics Directors can ‘C’ their ‘A’

Supply Chain Collaborator

The reporting suggests that lawmakers there are feeling emboldened by recent fuel tax hikes in Alabama, Louisiana and Oklahoma, and may follow suit accordingly.

This Week in Logistics News (March 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

According to the press release: The propane fleet will replace gasoline- and diesel-fueled vehicles used largely in rural areas in Louisiana and Oklahoma with other states pending. Mystery of the week: My third grader came home yesterday with dog poop inside his right boot.

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