Flatbed trucks were in scarce supply in several markets including Florida and the Pacific Northwest.
A shortage of trucks was reported for loads in several key markets last week as import produce begins overtaking domestic produce.
Ports in the Pacific Northwest are seeing a wave of loaded import containers being discharged from vessels sitting on the docks with nowhere to go.
Jason Miller, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, shares his thoughts on why some markets are hot while others are cold.
Flatbed capacity eased slightly last week following a $0.01/mile decrease in the national average spot rate to $2.65/mile.
We’re starting to see meaningful volumes of imported produce from South America landing in the Port of Philadelphia.
At the Port of Los Angeles, the country’s number one port by import volume, two out of every three containers are shipped back empty to Asia.
The moment the WHO declared a global pandemic, upstream supply chain disruptions have compounded to shortages and price increases downstream.
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In terms of loads moved, carriers are hauling an additional 13,720 truckloads of steel nationally each week compared to last year.
The Pacific Northwest's fall produce harvests is coinciding with the seasonal capacity crunch, and growers are noticing the truck shortage.