Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. Holiday shipping time also bring customers that ship primarily for this season.

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

Cerasis

Editor's Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches. Holiday shipping time also bring customers that ship primarily for this season.

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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. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Oregon.

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. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.

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.?? . Shipping to and from Florida should be undisrupted.?? . Oregon ? .

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

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. .

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. Oregon.

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. Oregon.

A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

Motor carrier transportation cost for 2014 was approximately $702 billion, and an additional $10 billion was found to exist within costs related to shipping. Ultimately, less space to store goods, which haven’t been purchased and shipped yet, results in higher cost of storage.

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CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

Shipping CBD Products Thanks to the Farm Bill of 2018, it is now legal to mail CBD products across the United States, but the laws and complexities involved in shipping these products still remain a bit hazy. Shipping internationally out of the United States adds even more complexities.

CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

Shipping CBD Products Thanks to the Farm Bill of 2018, it is now legal to mail CBD products across the United States, but the laws and complexities involved in shipping these products still remain a bit hazy. Shipping internationally out of the United States adds even more complexities.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction.

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CBD and Marijuana Logistics

Logichain Solutions

Shipping CBD Products. Thanks to the Farm Bill of 2018, it is now legal to mail CBD products across the United States, but the laws and complexities involved in shipping these products still remain a bit hazy. Shipping Marijuana and Marijuana Products.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. 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

Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. 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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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. Introduction to Regional Parcel Carriers.

Returnable Transport Items – Where is the Next Big Win?

Supply Chain Network

On a recent trip to the Oregon coast I took a photo that I’ve been quite anxious to share. There, along the beautiful, pristine beach, where sea lions gather and people search for seashells, I found this: A beautiful wooden pallet. Lost track of. Serving no purpose. Cluttering the landscape.

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Fulfillment by Amazon or Amazon FBA lets sellers in the Amazon marketplace take advantage of Amazon’s giant logistics operation to ship their orders. FBA items are eligible for Amazon Prime shipping and Amazon handles your angry customers (which Amazon considers its customers, not yours).

Nike partnership with Flex producing innovation coupled with digitization

NC State SCRC

I spent the last two days meeting with members of the Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing team at Nike, in Beaverton, Oregon. It’s just a very different way to think about the supply chain that our industry has built over 50 years, where the order goes for a thousand pairs of size 9’s, and they ship in a container to a warehouse to be distributed to a store where you can buy one if you like the color.”.

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. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China.

How To Start Your Brewery On The Path To Success

Unleashed

Fulfillment and Shipping (e.g. you ship for an online distributor who doesn’t hold physical stock). Read our Q&A with specialist craft beer advisor Maria Pearman , a Certified Public Accountant based in Portland, Oregon – the home of craft beer.

How did that Christmas tree get here?

DAT Solutions

So we asked Carl Johnson, President of Pac West Transport Services , a freight brokerage located in Portland, Oregon. We ship trees out of Oregon and Washington primarily, and greens for wreaths start moving in October.

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

“Warehouse robots are becoming more prevalent as service level demands get tighter… ” …and increase to meet these service levels, like same day shipping. Dan is a native of Portland, Oregon and a graduate of Stanford University.

Christmas Trees Boost Rates in Unexpected Places

DAT Solutions

Across the country, load-truck ratios are rocketing up in areas that produce and ship Christmas trees, with ratios as high as 500 loads per truck. Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states, but the top ten tree-growing states are: Oregon.

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

DAT Solutions

Demand for vans continues to heat up on the West Coast, boosting load-to-truck ratios in California, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah. Ships arrived late, and containers were unloaded and drayed to warehouses late, so that cargo is finally heading east and north.

America’s Haunted Highways and Byways

Freight Center

Oregon — Portland. Men awoke onboard ships, where they were pressed into service as sailors for years at a time. While all of these stories are local legends, and FreightCenter can’t guarantee that you’ll encounter otherworldly characters on your Halloween adventure, we do guarantee that we will do our best to make all of your shipping experiences with us a treat. America is full of spooky places. You probably live near one (or more).

1980s Freight Matching Secret Weapon: High School Students

DAT Solutions

One of Syfan's customers frequently shipped to Portland, Oregon. "I When Jim Syfan, CEO of Syfan Logistics , first started working in the freight brokerage business in the 1970s, there were no load boards, no desktop computers, no internet.

Spot Market Volumes Are Strong, but Rates Still Lag

DAT Solutions

It was Spring Break at University of Oregon, probably the biggest freight receiver in the Eugene market, so that decline could be temporary. Did you know that California ships 87% of the strawberries in the U.S.?

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Campbell Testing Service to Deliver Soup to Customers’ Doors

Material Handling & Logistics

is testing an online service that will deliver soups to customers’ doors.The company will begin a pilot test of the program next month, shipping out premium soups that consumers can heat up at home.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Oregon. #4. Oregon.

Broker Avoids Ransomware Disaster

DAT Solutions

The conference was held in Portland, Oregon, a short distance from his brokerage, Columbia Fresh Transportation Services. "At I would have had to order a new server, had it shipped to us, and have my IT guy reload all the software," he said. "It

6 Ways Wholesalers Can Sell More With Psychological Pricing

EMERGE App

Let’s say that you’re a wholesaler of handmade soaps in Portland, Oregon. At your Portland soap warehouse, you take pride that you have immediate stocks of soap to ship anytime, anywhere in the States. They don’t mind paying your prices for immediate shipping.

How To Find CBD Payment Processing Services [+ CBD Credit Card Processors for Ecommerce Shops]

ShipBob

Setting up a CBD merchant account is essential because if you cannot accept payments, you won’t be able to ship CBD orders. CBD is arguably one of the fastest-growing markets ever to come out of the woodwork — or, to be specific — soil.

This Week in Logistics News (September 25-29, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Target Restock leverages Target’s store network to get digital orders packed and shipped swiftly. [It] You know what might be more complex than supply chain management? The college application and financial aid process.