Patience is the key right now, logistics professionals say, because many BCOs and truckers are dealing with the same challenges, caused by large volumes, a chassis shortage, and now Arctic cold.
25 Jan 2019
The congestion is subsiding, according to draymen and logistics providers.
23 Jan 2019
The gridlock is another example of how a small piece of equipment can cause havoc to the supply chain.
18 Jan 2019
The summer/autumn beat-the-tariff front-loading of imports to West Coast ports is now spreading inland.
16 Jan 2019
Chassis are one piece of the puzzle, and all parts must fit together in sync for the supply chain to remain smooth in the future.
19 Nov 2018
US volumes are still growing, but at a lower rate than a year ago, and shippers are benefiting; smaller trucking companies have lowered rates.
11 Oct 2018
Storm damage reached from Florida into the Carolinas on Thursday and severed the I-10 east-west route. The likely outcome is higher costs and lengthy detours.
15 Aug 2018
These are relatively minor changes in destination terminals and don’t eliminate any existing service, although it will require some decisions on how to route cargo for the best price.
25 Jul 2018
Anyone who drives through the Wando Welch Terminal in Charleston or Garden City Terminal in Savannah would quickly see that the room is there for chassis, if they were available.
21 Jun 2018
Chassis restrictions have long been a concern of beneficial cargo owners and truckers ever since the ocean carriers exited the business.
11 Jul 2017
When Patterson Warehouses began operations in Memphis in 1856 flatbed trailers were horse-drawn and being loaded onto steamboats. Vice President Buzz Fly discusses its evolution as a logistics hub, investments, and customer trends.
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