An Inside Look at the Future of Trucking

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Everyone has seen this at some point in the past. There is a big rig that is taking a metal shipping container from a port facility or a rail yard to a new location. Now, this has a new twist. Some of these shipping behemoths are able to do this job without contributing greenhouse gases … Read More

Sep 23 2020

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Impacting the 2020 Summer Shipping Season

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The shipping world has been buffeted by many unprecedented events over the last couple of years, from major natural disasters to a trade war with China and now, a pandemic. The peak shipping season, which runs from August to October, is already set to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as supp...

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Aug 26 2020

Global Retailers Are Resetting Warehouse Demand

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The warehouse industry has faced a tremendous amount of turmoil during the past; however, the demand has been surging during the past few months. Real estate activity in the industrial space, including renewals and new leases, has jumped by close to 50 percent between mid-April and mid-May when comp...

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Jul 09 2020

The Demand for Additional Warehousing Space Is Expected to Spike

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Every industry has been impacted by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and this has led to a paradigm shift in the way consumers behave. Many businesses have had to shut their doors during the past few months. This means that they have been unable to move their inventory. Therefore, it should come ...

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Jun 09 2020

A Record Drop in Exports Is Reported

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every part of the economy and the warehousing industry is no different. The logistics industry has been hit hard, particularly when it comes to imports and exports. Now, numbers are being reported that back up these findings. According to a report that was released...

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May 14 2020

Trucking and Virus Precautions: What You Need to Know

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Truck drivers keep U.S. commerce moving, every day, and through disasters and pandemics. How does an infectious health threat impact the job of trucking? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells us that the COVID-19 virus spreads when people inhale invisible droplets from other peo...

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Apr 22 2020

What Is Bonded Warehousing?

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The United States routinely charges an import tax, called a duty, when goods are shipped in from other countries. The duty is simply a tax on foreign items that come into one nation’s economy from another nation. So, before an importing business can receive the international goods, it first needs ...

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Apr 14 2020

Predictive Modeling in Freight Management

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Technology has changed the way nearly every industry operates and the world of freight management is no exception. One of the leaders in the world of operations and supply chain management is Fleet Advantage. This company has been one of the premier names in the world of equipment lifecycle manageme...

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Mar 05 2020

How the Shipping Industry Is Preparing for the Digital Future

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Digitalization is rapidly transforming the shipping industry and it is now a competitive necessity. Information technology is now the primary way for CEOs and companies to achieve and increase long-term profitability. There is not just one technology that will be used in the digital future for the i...

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Feb 20 2020

How the USMCA is Going to Impact Shipping

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Recently, representatives from the major North American powers (the United States, Mexico, and Canada) met to discuss the future of free trade across the continent. They came up with is called the United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) agreement. This agreement serves as a replacement for its predecess...

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Feb 06 2020
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