Weather

Ah, the holidays. A time for peace on earth, goodwill toward men, family gatherings and an office Christmas party or two. And holiday shipping headaches. If you are involved in the logistics side of your business, the holidays can be more unpleasant than a week-long visit from your in-laws. Higher freight rates, surging demand and […]

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By Blake Cotcamp Meteorology Intern Summary: The long, harsh winter for the Eastern United States is still going strong, as March will be welcomed in by a potent, late season winter storm that is expected to affect the eastern half of the country. The storm system that brought much-needed rain to California is expected to […]

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Since late last year, shippers have struggled with both a serious shortage of container chassis, as well as port congestion at the nation’s largest ports.  These two challenges are inter-related and have been especially severe at the nations’s busiest ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach and New York/New Jersey. Matters have been compounded on the East […]

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By Blake Cotcamp Meteorology Intern Summary: The continuously active winter for the United States could bring treacherous conditions to the South this week, as a potentially dangerous ice storm appears to be in store for Atlanta and parts of Northern Georgia. The same system is also expected to bring some snow to the Mid-Atlantic Region […]

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Widespread Snow Across the United States Slows Shipping By Blake Cotcamp Meteorology Intern Summary: In this week’s global weather synopsis, a snowy winter for the Northern Hemisphere is expected to continue this week as another winter storm takes aim for the eastern half of the United States, where predicted snow totals have the potential to cause […]

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  Updated 1/22/2104:  As of this morning, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reports that all U.S. airports are operating normally and experiencing minimal flight delays. Road conditions remain hazardous for ground transport, but are passable in most areas.   WINTER WEATHER ALERT:  Air & Surface Logistics is monitoring another strong winter storm system as it […]

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Winter Storm Dion Means Rough Weekend for Transportation East & West Posted:  12/7/2013 By Blake Cotcamp Meteorology Intern     Update (12/10/13):  As of Tuesday afternoon, the East Coast and upper Midwest were both was still receiving snow, freezing rain and hazardous winter driving conditions.  Shippers should continue to expect transit delays to these regions […]

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Global Weather Synopsis for the Week of 11/24/2013: Winter Arrives in North America By Blake Cotcamp Meteorology Intern Summary: In this Weekly Weather Forecast for Shipping, many parts of the globe will see their first snowfall of the season this week as winter begins to set in throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Of particular note for this […]

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