Transportation capacity ‘historically low’; prices ‘show no sign of slowing’

The Supply Chain Journal

The transportation capacity subcomponent of the index increased 2.8 The report described the capacity environment as “one of the tightest transportation markets we have ever measured.”.

How to stop competing for capacity — #WithSONAR

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s no secret that capacity is almost impossible to come by these days and with the capacity constraints not expected to abate anytime soon, how do you find a place for your freight?

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Mexico trucking capacity crunch

Supply Chain and Logistics

The USMCA replacement for NAFTA has not improved anything regarding trucking between the US and Mexico. COVID-19, movement of production from the Far East to Mexico, and no change in regulations, has put demands on trucking firms and on drivers … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking international trade Mexico trucking USMCA

Schneider raises 2021 outlook; finding capacity, equipment challenging

The Supply Chain Journal

year-over-year to $452 million as weather impacted the amount of capacity the carrier could put on the road. Company earnings Driver issues Intermodal News Trucking Truckload Truckload Carriers company earnings Schneider National TL pricing TL rates truckload capacity truckload carriers

Ocean Supply Chain Visibility: Adapting and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Global Economy

Building off of the lessons and challenges of 2020, what are global businesses and supply chains doing in 2021 to go beyond survival and truly thrive?

2020 Projected to be the Busiest Peak Capacity Season Yet

Kuebix

As the holiday season begins in full force, the transportation industry is realizing that online shopping is creating what may be the busiest peak capacity season yet. The post 2020 Projected to be the Busiest Peak Capacity Season Yet appeared first on Kuebix.

When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do?

Talking Logistics

Simply put, the surging growth of e-commerce, driven in large part by the pandemic, has created a capacity crunch in the market. Read more When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do? The post When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do?

DFB Tech Stack: Capacity Management

Parade

In this post, we explore Capacity Management as one core piece of every digital freight brokerage’s operations. Why “Capacity Management”? The answer is a major paradigm shift that natively-digital freight brokers have embraced: a digital-first approach towards managing capacity.

Freight Cost & Transportation Capacity Outlook for 2021

Now, That's Logistics

Carriers will also need to stabilize their transportation networks in 2021 to make the most of existing capacity,” Cassidy writes, “but that stability seems farther away, not closer, as the number of US COVID-19 cases climbs rapidly.”.

Keeping Supply Chains Moving During Covid-19 Requires Digital Collaboration and Access to Capacity

Kuebix

The post Keeping Supply Chains Moving During Covid-19 Requires Digital Collaboration and Access to Capacity appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Collaboration Covid-19 Digital Supply Chain Load Match Capacity Community Load Match Coronavirus Freight Pandemic technology transportation trucking

How Automation in the Supply Chain Will Make Employees More Strategic & Improve the Overall Supply Chain

Speaker: Adam Robinson, Director of Marketing, Cerasis

In this educational webinar, Adam Robinson from Cerasis, a leading North American Transportation Management Solutions Company, will address how automation in the supply chain is allowing companies to empower their employees with a more strategic work flow aiding in overall collaboration with peers across departments, improved business operations, more efficient manufacturing, a healthier corporate culture, and more visibility to data and processes providing the ability to gain actionable insights that lead towards actions that impact the company’s bottom line.

Shipper Prep Tips for the CVSA Roadcheck, 72-Hour Capacity Reduction

GlobalTranz

To reduce the risk of supply chain disruption , shippers need to know what it means for their operation going into the start of May and how to use the right services to find available capacity before the CVSA roadcheck storm arrives.

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Prepare Your Supply Chain to Overcome Capacity Challenges

Logistics Viewpoints

This was especially difficult in 2018 as capacity constraints caused freight rates to skyrocket. And with the number of factors that could affect capacity in the short-term and long-term, including legislation, the driver shortage, supplier requirements from large […]. Transportation capacityIncreased demand and customer expectations continue to put pressure on shippers to deliver on-time-and-in-full without comprising their bottom line.

Xebec Expands Manufacturing Capacity with Nortec Aquisition

NGT News

The post Xebec Expands Manufacturing Capacity with Nortec Aquisition appeared first on NGT News. Xebec Adsorption Inc., a global provider of clean energy solutions for renewable and low carbon gases, has closed the acquisition of all the outstanding shares of Nortekbelair Corp.

123Loadboard and Parade expand 3PL capacity reach with new freight marketplace channel

Parade

San Francisco, California – Parade , the leader in Capacity Management, and 123 Loadboard, Inc , a leading freight marketplace, today announced that Parade 3PL customers will soon be able to post and sell freight on 123Loadboard’s freight marketplace.

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ISO Tank Capacity Guide

CLX Logistics

To help our customers, we have created an ISO Tank Capacity Guide to help with your Intermodal needs. This ISO Tank Capacity Guide describes the formula and procedures we use to identify optimal ISO tank sizes for given quantities of liquid chemical products.

[Video] Taking A Targeted Approach To Contract Capacity Procurement

Talking Logistics

Remember 2018, when transportation spend went through the roof due to capacity constraints? Read more [Video] Taking A Targeted Approach To Contract Capacity Procurement. Remember 2018, when transportation spend went through the roof due to capacity constraints?

Taking a Targeted Approach to Contract Capacity Procurement

Talking Logistics

Remember 2018, when transportation spend went through the roof due to capacity constraints? Read more Taking a Targeted Approach to Contract Capacity Procurement. It’s been a roller coaster ride for shippers and carriers the past few years.

[Video] When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do?

Talking Logistics

Simply put, the surging growth of e-commerce, driven in large part by the pandemic, has created a capacity crunch in the market. Read more [Video] When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do? The post [Video] When Parcel Demand Exceeds Capacity: What Should Shippers Do?

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Reduced trucking capacity – the shortage of drivers and its impact

Transporeon

Shippers are feeling the effects of scarce carrier capacity. The driver shortage is affecting available trucking capacity. With luck, the shipper may find and contract with another carrier that has available space despite the driver shortage and scarce capacity. What can be done to deliver on time to customers despite the driver shortage and bottlenecks in trucking capacity? Scarce available trucking capacity leads to higher shipping costs.

Tapping Into Private Fleet Backhaul Capacity

Talking Logistics

In today’s challenging transportation environment, the more avenues shippers have to find and secure capacity, the better. While there is currently considerable investment and effort to add capacity to the market, there’s also a lot of wasted capacity such as empty private fleet backhauls. Anyone involved with the trucking industry, whether as a shipper, broker or carrier, knows that finding capacity is a key issue. Underutilization of capacity.

Navigating the Global Air Freight Capacity Crunch

Now, That's Logistics

Securing capacity for global air shipments has become more difficult this year as total freight volumes receded and as carriers reduced their flights as a way to offset that drop in volume. IATA says demand for cargo capacity in Asia fell 18.3%

Understanding Truckload Capacity: What It Is and How It Works

Freight Center

The current market is one of limited capacity – but what does that mean when it comes to full truckload? What are the effects that capacity, whether excess or limited, can have on your shipping strategy?

LTL Capacity Best Practices in Times of Tight Freight Capacity

GlobalTranz

The capacity crunch has been a core concern of shippers for several years, but as 2018 draws closer to the holiday shopping season, it will become a bigger problem. LTL capacity has routinely been used as a source of added capacity when full truckload becomes unavailable. LTL capacity is quickly becoming harder to find, and full truckload carriers have already started to turn away freight. Capacity Crunch Freight LTL

Parade unlocks capacity with KeepTruckin drivers

Parade

,, Parade is continuously working to drive innovation in capacity management for our freight broker customers. Brokerages powered by Parade can now expand their capacity reach by accessing the over 1 million registered drivers in KeepTruckin’s network to move more loads.

Skinning the tight-capacity cat

DC Velocity

It's getting rough on the roads for truck shippers. But is a rate hosing foreordained? Transportation

Dealing with the bulk freight capacity crunch in 2021

Bulk Connection

As the freight capacity crunch drags on, you may begin to wonder if things will get back to normal. While “normal” may look a little different in the future, it is a safe bet that this capacity crunch won’t last forever.

Capacity Crunch Factors: What Causes a Capacity Crunch?

GlobalTranz

Unbelievably, the capacity crunch is back the shipping headlines. Cassidy of the Journal of commerce (JOC) noted shippers were expecting a forthcoming slight capacity pinch, but that was before hurricane season arrived. Now, the shipping and transportation industry faces unprecedented capacity problems, and the upcoming ELD implementation deadline will exacerbate the issue. Capacity Crunch Factors Include Increased Deadhead. Fewer Drivers Reduce Available Capacity.

Mobile warehousing and storage frees capacity from crowded ports

The Supply Chain Journal

Trucking capacity is tight and getting tighter. With warehouses experiencing huge demand surges, companies are searching for immediate storage solutions near ports in order to keep their capacity moving.

Capacity Management and Blank Sailings

MTS Logistics

Capacity management and blank sailings have become one of the most important tools for ocean carriers – and their importance has grown over the years. Well-managed capacity and blank sailing programs have a direct effect on a steamship line’s bottom line.

6,600-lb Capacity Pallet Truck

Material Handling and Logistics

TVH has introduced the TSP6630, a pallet truck with a maximum capacity of 6,600 lbs

Freight Capacity Trends During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Freightquote

Meta description Freightquote addresses current shipping capacity trends during the coronavirus, including trends for LTL and TL freight shipping

Transportation Capacity Matching

Material Handling and Logistics

Descartes MacroPoint Capacity Matching provides freight brokers with greater visibility to the transportation capacity available within their network of carriers and cooperating brokers

Using data-driven products to tackle carrier capacity fluctuations

Transporeon

Carrier capacity fluctuations: What’s being done to help shippers? Imagine you could see which carriers have empty capacity close by on your day of loading. Shippers will have to wait at least until next year for this new, highly effective method of tackling the carrier capacity crisis. These shippers share the same challenge – they’re finding it increasingly difficult to secure carrier capacity at reasonable rates.

Backhaul Capacity Match

Material Handling and Logistics

Kuebix has introduced FleetMAX, a program designed to fill the empty backhauls of private fleets and offer truckload capacity to the marketplace