Intermodal Transportation for Sustainable Logistics

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As a significant piece of worldwide exchange, cargo transport has become quickly in the course of recent decades. Planning financially savvy and profoundly effective vehicle systems is critical in cargo transport. The main modes of transport are air, rail, road and sea.

When Should You Use Intermodal Transportation?

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Shippers who work to reevaluate their current shipping strategy should pay attention to intermodal transportation. More and more companies switch to this solution since it lets them reduce time and costs used on transportation.

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Intermodal transportation: 4 best practices.

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Intermodal transportation can be a great shipping choice when the proper steps are taken. Read Freightquote’s latest post to learn more

Intermodal transportation: 4 best practices.

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Intermodal transportation can be a great shipping choice when the proper steps are taken. Read through these four best practices to learn more

How does intermodal transportation work?

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See main benefits of intermodal transportation and some advice to plan yours successfully. O post How does intermodal transportation work? apareceu primeiro em Blog LoGo. Logistics

When can intermodal transportation be a solution for you?

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Intermodal transportation could be the best way for you to ship your goods depending on the situation. Here are five scenarios that fit the bill

The State of Intermodal Transportation: Still a game changer?

Logistics Management

Today, the jury is still out on whether intermodal is in a temporary lull or if the bloom is off the rose on a longer-term basis Volumes are declining due to various economic and market pressures—some out of the control of carriers and service providers.

Intermodal Transportation Prepares for a Surge

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Intermodal transportation prepares for a surge in freight volume due to the driver shortage, increased demand, heightened government regulations, environmental issues and the damaged highway infrastructure. Check out this blog to learn more: Shippers Turn to Intermodal for Savings ).

Shippers Turn to Intermodal Transport for 2018 Capacity

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This is especially true within the transportation sector, where the driver shortage, ELD mandate, and other factors have severely impacted the trucking industry’s ability to handle increasing freight volumes. Because of this, more shippers are looking to intermodal transport for capacity. Freight TransportationAs we begin 2018, capacity remains the most pressing logistics issue across the supply chain.

Shippers ‘held to ransom’ from blanked sailings and feeder problems

Supply Chain and Logistics

That will percolate down to their customers as well, both in reliability and … Continue reading → Logistics Service Management Shipping Strategy Supply Chains customer service intermodal transport ocean shipping port managementThe constant stream of blanked sailings is predictably disrupting many supply chains and networks. Shippers are not getting the message, and it’s costing them extra, unplanned expense.

UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR

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Today’s intermodal TIR transport leaves the SAIF Zone in Sharjah, bound for Olomouc in the Czech Republic via Jebel Ali Port in the UAE and the port of Hamburg, Germany. The post UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Blanking voyages masks real impact of Covid

Supply Chain and Logistics

You would be prepared to … Continue reading → Managerial Econ Microeconomics Shipping Supply Chains container shipping economics intermodal transport ocean shipping pricingSpot rates for container shipping are staying up, but only because ocean carriers continue to blank voyages big time. If you were shipping and you feared your voyage would be blanked, what would you do?

Omni-Channel Strategy and Intermodal Transport in Globalized Supply Chains

Morai Logistics

Globalization and the expansion of markets, pushes 3PLs to implement intermodal transportation solutions that ensure efficient processes are available. This article identifies the benefits of implementing Omni-channel strategies and intermodal transportation, and how this enables 3PLs to deliver optimized solutions. Intermodal Transportation. To offset these inconveniences that ultimately affect the end-to-end user, 3PLs utilize intermodal transportation.

Intermodal Transportation’s Road to Dominance

3PL Insights

Intermodal Transportation’s Road to Dominance By Matt Magpantay, Evans Distribution Systems Panic has become rampant amongst shippers and carriers because of the current shortage of truck drivers. According to the American Trucking Association... The post Intermodal Transportation’s Road to Dominance appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics. Freight Management Matt Magpantay Transportation

Coronavirus delays create Container shortages in Chicago for DDGS

Supply Chain and Logistics

DDGS is a byproduct … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains agriculture container shipping intermodal transport supply chainsCoronavirus issues, particularly in China, are creating real problems for Dried Distiller Grains (DDGS) shipments. The lack of inbound containers from China means that there are not enough containers to ship DDGS out of the US.

Hamburg deepens Elbe channel

Supply Chain and Logistics

The Port of Hamburg let the contract to DEME engineering, as World … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains container shipping economics infrastructure intermodal transport ocean shipping port management ports trade transportationThe project will cost $700 million, and it went through a long series of legal battles, mostly about environmental issues. But now the project is ready to begin.

RoadOne acquires northeast intermodal transport provider Jarvis Trans Inc.

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Randolph, Massachusetts, March 6, 2018– RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics service company, announces its acquisition of Jarvis Trans Inc., The intermodal drayage sector has had to confront numerous issues.

Reviewing 2016’s Intermodal Predictions & Anticipating 2017

PLS Logistics

Intermodal transportation is a hybrid system that relies on an interchangeable relationship among truck, rail and barge. Intermodal transport is a reliable mode, providing standardized transit schedules, low costs and easy access to equipment.

Ekol expands intermodal transport in Europe – LOGISTIK express News

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The logistics company Ekol is expanding its intermodal connections in order to continue to offer environmentally friendly solutions in the future. The post Ekol expands intermodal transport in Europe – LOGISTIK express News appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. März 2018 08:09. Beitrag bequem vorlesen lassen: Read English text.

First emission-free barges on Europe’s waterways

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That way it can be removed/replaced if there is a problem, cutting down time to just long enough to lift the old … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains barges containers electirc power entrepreneurship innovation intermodal transport technologyWhat’s interesting about this article to me is the concept of using a container to house the battery.

What Is Drayage Shipping and When Do You Need It?

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Drayage transportation is handled by trucks and is usually part of intermodal transport. Blog drayage drayage services intermodal intermodal freight intermodal transportation

Intermodal 101 - The Quick Guide

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What should a shipper know about intermodal transportation before utilizing it? What are the challenges and peculiarities of this transport mode? In this quick guide, you will find basic intermodal information that may come in handy.

HHLA Intermodal transport volume climbed to 1.5 million TEU – LOGISTIK express News

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Our Intermodal activities – the second major pillar of our business model – also made a significant contribution to the positive business development.”. HHLA’s Intermodal activities continued to develop very successfully. percent, the transport volume climbed to 1.5 million TEU) and road transport (0.4 The post HHLA Intermodal transport volume climbed to 1.5 Februar 2018 08:49. Beitrag bequem vorlesen lassen: Read English text.

AAR says the INVEST in America Act does not meet freight railroad’s needs

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While the House of Representatives recently passed the proposed five-year, $494 billion Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America… The post AAR says the INVEST in America Act does not meet freight railroad’s needs appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL Features Logistics News Rail & Intermodal Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Beginner’s Guide to Intermodal Freight Service

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FTR’s Intermodal Competitive Index (ICI) rose in October 2016, reflecting a moderately favorable environment for intermodal transportation. The ICI looks at a variety of factors including truck capacity, fuel prices, rail service, intermodal rates, and more.

NAVIS expands it global seaport and rail network

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Features Logistics News Rail & Intermodal Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

STB issues final rule focused on rail demurrage regulations

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Late last week, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) said it is formally adopting a final rule that clarifies the regulation of demurrage, which will take… The post STB issues final rule focused on rail demurrage regulations appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are down for week ending May 16, reports AAR

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United States rail carload and intermodal volumes again saw annual declines, for the week ending May 16, according to data issued this week by the… The post U.S. rail carload and intermodal volumes are down for week ending May 16, reports AAR appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL Features Logistics News Rail & Intermodal Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

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4 Tips to become an Eco-Friendly Shipper

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However, shippers can do small things to contribute to the greener transportation industry. Supply Chain Intermodal Transportation Green Supply ChainThe circulation of goods is a vital part of our lives, even if we don’t realize it.

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U.S. rail carloads and intermodal units are off in November, reports AAR

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United States rail carload and intermodal volumes saw annual declines in November, according to data issued this week by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).… rail carloads and intermodal units are off in November, reports AAR appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Features News Rail & Intermodal Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

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Intermodal volumes see September declines, according to IANA and AAR data

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Intermodal volumes finished the third quarter with September declines, according to data recently respectively issued by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) and the… The post Intermodal volumes see September declines, according to IANA and AAR data appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL Features Logistics News Rail & Intermodal Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

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Best Practices: Transportation

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There are a variety of Transportation Best Practices that help us run our well-oiled machine. 3PL Intermodal Freight Intermodal Transportation Managed Transportation partnership long term value addedMoving things from point A to point B is what we do.

5 Trending Transportation Updates: May 2017

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Regulations Intermodal Transportation News Challenges transportation news Drivers UberMore Diabetic Drivers Seek Exemptions. Insulin-dependent drivers are requesting exemption to stay behind the wheel, but the current approval process is inefficient.

TMC20: Michelin digital platform for trailer repair

Supply Chain and Logistics

The ocean carriers used to own a … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains Trucking Chassis intermodal transport truckingThis nice news release from Michelin showcases a new chassis repair program from Michelin. Chassis repair has been an issue for years. when chassis are rented there is no motivation to repair them.

China cargo collapse

Supply Chain and Logistics

the Coronavirus problem in China has essentially caused ocean commerce to … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Shipping Supply Chains bulk shipping coronavirus intermodal transport ocean shipping tanker shipping technology transportation trendsThis interesting article shows how CargoMetrics is using data on ship lading, IoT readings, and vessel tracking to determine the amount of trade to and from China right now.

STB to hold hearing in May on railroad demurrage and accessorial charges

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The Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced last week it will hold a hearing on May 22, which will focus on railroad demurrage and accessorial charges. Features Logistics News Rail & Intermodal Transportation customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

IANA reports annual intermodal declines in February

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Intermodal volumes remained on the same growth path in February as they did in January, according to data recently provided to LM by the Intermodal Association of North America. The post IANA reports annual intermodal declines in February appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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