There have been several high-profile, sudden trucking company closures this year. New England Motor Freight, a large regional less-than-truckload carrier, filed for bankruptcy in February. In April, Ohio-based Falcon Transport suddenly shuttered operations and left drivers, equipment, and freight stranded. Last month, Minnesota-based regional … Read More
What is Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)? A Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) is a zone authorized as exempt from many regular US Customs rules and regulations. There are many Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Benefits that importers can take advantage of to improve: … Read More
Rail freight transportation has experienced downtime since the 1980’s. The logistics world is changing, and it seems like rail is making a major comeback these days. New technology and innovations are disrupting every industry and all transportation modes. Future Rail Freight … Read More
Shipping and fulfilment process in Omaha seem easy. All you need to do is stick a label on the ordered product and hand it over to the shipper. It should it delivered to your customer, and world is a happy … Read More
It’s official. On May 27, 2016, the FDA finalized the last rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Signed into law in 2011, the FSMA safeguards the domestic food supply through preventative measures, replacing the former “react and correct” approach … Read More
Intermodal Transportation Cost Saving What is Intermodal Transportation? Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in an intermodal container or vehicle, using multiple modes of transportation (rail, ship, and truck), without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes. Now that you understand what intermodal … Read More
Top 5 Ways To Move More Freight In 2016 Freight brokers, 3PLs, freight forwarders and shippers are always looking for new ways to move more freight. Here are 5 ways to move more freight in 2016.
Intermodal Transportation Panic has become rampant amongst shippers and carriers because of the current shortage of truck drivers. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA) the industry is lacking an estimated 35,000 drivers. A number that is slated to grow … Read More