Memorial Day weekend storms from Plains to Northeast

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Additional warming is likely Memorial Day and Tuesday, with highs in localized areas of the central and northern Sacramento Valley approaching 108 degrees. Drivers will feel the heat in places such as Sacramento, Redding, Stockton, Chico and Modesto.

Dangerous triple-digit heat wave continues across West

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These were just a few of the daily record highs that were tied or broken over the weekend: • Needles, California: 122 • Palm Springs, California: 120 • Las Vegas: 117 • Fresno, California: 114 • Downtown Sacramento, California: 113.

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FreightWaves Classics: I-5 runs from Mexico to Canada (Part 1 – California)

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West Coast, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Portland and Seattle. It travels through (or very near) the following California cities – San Diego, Santa Ana, Los Angeles, Stockton, Sacramento, Red Bluff, Anderson, Redding and Yreka. Overview.

Record-breaking heat wave this week for truckers in the West

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The sizzling heat will spread to northern California Thursday and Friday, with temperatures of 100 to 110 degrees in places like Sacramento, Redding, Chico, Red Bluff and Stockton, with upper 90s in Ontario.

Cold Chain Summit: Perishables e-commerce to keep growing despite delivery challenges

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PSS operates two warehouses, one in Youngstown and the other in Sacramento, California. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ Cold Chain Summit. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: How e-commerce is changing the cold chain.

Heat wave keeps trucking across West

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Redding and Sacramento, California, set record highs Monday of 109 and 104 degrees, respectively. Scorching Memorial Day heat will not let up in areas of the West this week. For Redding, it was not only a record for May 31 but also an all-time record for the month of May.

Soaking storms for truckers across eastern US

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This includes Spokane, Washington; northern and southwestern Idaho; Las Vegas; southeastern California and the Sacramento Valley. Truckers will have to plan ahead and expect delays in the eastern U.S the rest of the week.

Heat wave scorching the West again

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In addition to Phoenix, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, major cities in the crosshairs include Sacramento, California; Reno, Nevada; Boise, Idaho; and Spokane, Washington. Another brutal heat wave will develop across several Western states this weekend, lasting for several days in some areas.

Windy weather keeping wildfire crews on their toes

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A trough of low pressure has set up along the Sacramento Valley, helping to produce increasing winds that have spread into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, including the two fire areas.

5 states with toughest chain laws for truckers

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Chains are most often required in the higher mountain passes of Northern California, such as on Interstate 5 north of Redding; Interstate 80 over Donner Pass between Sacramento and Reno; as well as U.S. Highway 50 over Echo Summit between Lake Tahoe and Sacramento.

Old Dominion adds to LTL network as demand, margins spike

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The new centers are in Benicia, California, between San Francisco and Sacramento; Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia, and Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the state’s southeastern region, Old Dominion (NYSE:ODFL) said. LTL carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.

Ferocious California wildfire spreading toward Lake Tahoe

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Last week, it burned down much of Grizzly Flat, a small community 50 miles east of Sacramento.

Western wildfires spreading out of control

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Combined with a major drought, these conditions have caused the fire to spread quickly toward the town of Greenville, about 110 miles north of Sacramento. The weather has made it difficult for crews to contain some of the large wildfires burning in the West.

Heat wave still scorching Western freight markets

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An excessive heat warning remains posted Thursday for the Sacramento Valley in northern California, as well as the surrounding foothills. Unseasonable heat will continue to scorch several areas of the West.

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Record heat keeps trucking across the West

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These highs shattered old records by 5 to 10 degrees, and the heat may get worse in these and other areas over the next few days, spreading to the Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Sacramento areas.

Most dangerous highway stretches for US truckers

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This interstate connects drivers through Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Santa Ana, Stockton and Redding, intersecting with Interstate 10 near Los Angeles and Interstate 8 near San Diego. These are the top five most dangerous highway stretches in the U.S.,

Flood threat keeps trucking across South this week

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Smoke from the fire will blow southward toward the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys. Truckers will battle more soaking rain across the Southeast this week, after periods of flash flooding over the weekend. Flooding in Decatur due to heavy rainfall.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

Out west, Sacramento to Salt Lake City picked up, possibly replacing the Denver to Salt Lake City lane. Lanes with big price increases included: Sacramento to Salt Lake City skyrocketed 40¢ to $2.35/mi. Just as rates were about to turn around, they took another hit last week. Extreme weather closed highways and forced cancellations and delays. A huge snowstorm in Denver last week closed three interstate highways: I-25, I-70 and I-76.

FreightWaves Classics: Interstates that have not been built (Part 1)

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An alternate proposed terminus is located at the I-5/US 50/Capital City Freeway junction in Sacramento. An article in Roads and Bridges entitled Interstate 2000 suggested that the California 99 corridor between Bakersfield and Sacramento (via Fresno and Modesto) should become “Interstate 7.”

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Occidental and Oriental Steamship Company

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He engaged in mercantile pursuits on a large scale in the state capital of Sacramento. In 1874, Stanford and his family moved from Sacramento to San Francisco.

Hot Shots: Mudslides, floods, wildfires and more

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The fire has virtually destroyed the small town of Greenville , about 110 miles north of Sacramento. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so in social media, highlighting trucking, transportation and weather.

C.H. Robinson seeks to make 9th Circuit fall guy in liability fight

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NASDAQ:COST) from Sacramento, California, to Salt Lake City, fell under the safety exception language. Freight brokerage giant C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. NASDAQ:CHRW) faces an uphill battle convincing the U.S.

Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

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Reefer rates on the lane from Sacramento to Portland soared 70¢ to $3.42/mile. Sacramento to Denver gained 29¢ at $2.55/mile. Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight. That’s led to higher reefer rates on the West Coast and in the Midwest. Potato shippers seem to be feeling the effects of the ELD protests that have been scattered across the country.

Raging wildfire inches closer to Lake Tahoe

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The lower end, which is near the fire, is about 100 miles east of Sacramento, California. A raging wildfire continues to spread toward Lake Tahoe, a popular resort region that draws approximately 15 million visitors a year, according to the Tahoe Fund website.

Location and Cost Make Central Valley Logistics a Win-Win

West Coast and California Logistics

It’s home to the state capitol of Sacramento, and is one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world. In addition to “the Big Tomato” (one of Sacramento’s many nicknames) and the over 230 crops grown in the Valley (tomatoes included), the Central Valley is home to a burgeoning logistics industry. California’s Central Valley consists of all or part of 19 counties in the center of the state – extending from Bakersfield in the South up near Redding in the north.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Southern Pacific Railroad

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Their first task involved opening service beyond Sacramento (where the transcontinental railroad had its western terminus), directly into Oakland/San Francisco.

Thank you for joining us at the 2019 MAVES Advisory Board user Group, See you in 2020

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Thanks to all who joined us at # MABUG2019 in # Sacramento. That's a wrap. See you at # MABUG2020 ! The post Thank you for joining us at the 2019 MAVES Advisory Board user Group, See you in 2020 appeared first on Maves.

California legislation targets Amazon, but all warehouses would be impacted

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The Senate summary lists 60 groups or governments that have weighed in supporting the bill, including major labor organizations and governments such as the city of Sacramento.

Robinson asks Supreme Court to settle `negligent hiring’ battle

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NASDAQ:COST) from Sacramento to Salt Lake City, did not fall under the safety exception language. The transportation industry wants the U.S.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

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The lane from Sacramento to Denver paid 24¢ better on average, at $2.63/mile. Crop production is rising out of the Northwest, so reefer rates fell on inbound lanes like Sacramento to Portland , OR. 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.

FreightWaves Classics: Emery Worldwide dominated air freight forwarding for 40+ years

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The pilots had been attempting to return to Sacramento Mather Airport in Rancho Cordova, California, for an emergency landing. The beginning. Emery Air Freight was founded in 1946 by John Colvin Emery, Sr. Emery, a U.S.

California Reefer Freight Starts to Heat Up

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HOT MARKETS: The biggest changes last week were in California, where reefer freight finally started to move out of Fresno and Sacramento in serious quantities, but load counts fell sharply in L.A. Sacramento to Portland , OR rates soared 31¢ to $2.77 While Sacramento to Portland was up, Los Angeles to Portland rates fell 31¢ to $2.77/mile. Reefer rates rose 10¢ per mile in June, compared to May, landing at $2.12, the highest monthly average in almost two years.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: San Diego, California

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New LTL freight rates in Canada and USA

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Sacramento, CA to Houston, TX — was: USD $258, n ow: USD $189 (savings: 27%).

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 5 runs from Mexico to Canada (Part 2 – Oregon and Washington)

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West Coast, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Portland and Seattle. In Part 1 of this article, the California portion of Interstate 5 was the focus. This article focuses on I-5 in the states of Oregon and Washington. Overview.