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A Comparison of Transportation Considerations for Temperature Sensitive Bulk Liquids

Posted on Monday September 9, 2019 by April U

Bulk liquids are transported across the country and around the world each and every day. Some bulk liquids such as water may be moved in standard tank containers with trailers or on chassis. However, bulk liquid containers that are carrying … Continue reading

The Advantages of Cloud Based Transportation Management Systems (TMS) for Bulk Liquid Distribution

Posted on Monday July 29, 2019 by April U

TMS is optimizing freight transportation supply chain logistics across regions by: lowering IT costs, reducing transaction costs, optimizing capacity utilization, fostering collaboration, and increasing the dependability, timeliness and reliability of delivery.  Technological advances in fleet management in the bulk liquid … Continue reading

The Changing Role of Women in Supply Chain Logistics

Posted on Wednesday April 3, 2019 by April U

Women have always pushed the boundaries of convention in the transportation industry. Thank you Amelia Earhart!  Last month we recognized these heroes and celebrated their achievements. Here are some excerpts on why this is important.    Recognizing Women in Supply … Continue reading

What to Look for in a Chassis Leasing Company

Posted on Thursday March 14, 2019 by April U

When it comes to  bulk liquid transportation, it’s crucial to work with a chassis leasing company that understands trends in logistics, equipment technology, and industry needs. Penn Intermodal Leasing LLC is that kind of chassis leasing company.  We will guide … Continue reading

Understanding Bulk Liquid Transportation Equipment

Posted on Thursday January 3, 2019 by April U

Bulk liquid freight, such as petroleum products and chemicals, carry increased environmental risks and thus special care and equipment is needed when transporting these products. It’s of utmost importance for carriers to understand the necessary container specification and hazardous properties … Continue reading

The Impact of Hurricanes on the Logistics & Transportation Industry

Posted on Friday September 21, 2018 by April U

Labor Day through the new year is the busiest season for the transportation industry due to extra loads being shipped for the holiday season, fall harvest and the rise of online direct to consumer sales.  It also happens to be … Continue reading

U.S. Proposed Chassis Tariffs in the Effect on the Chassis Shortage

Posted on Thursday September 6, 2018 by April U

Whether at a coastal port or a railyard in the heart of America, there is currently a chassis shortage throughout the United States. Major U.S. ports including the Port of LA, Port of New York- New Jersey, Savannah, Chicago, Baltimore, … Continue reading

Comparing the Options for Bulk Wine Transport

Posted on Thursday August 9, 2018 by April U

According to the California Wine Institute, California is the #1 wine producing state in the US and is the world’s 4th leading wine producing region after France, Italy, and Spain. When you factor in imports and exports, bulk wine transport … Continue reading

Podcasts Transportation Professionals Should Be Listening To

Posted on Tuesday July 31, 2018 by April U

Transportation professionals want brief, timely and topical industry news, insightful information on trends, and discourse from thought leaders, whether they are behind the wheel or on the beach. Popular podcasts offer entertaining audible news and a much needed break from … Continue reading

NACD Joins EPA Administrator for Signing of New RMP Proposed Rule

Posted on Thursday June 28, 2018 by April U

The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) has submitted public comments in support of the Risk Management Program (RMP) Reconsideration proposed rule, which was signed by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Scott Pruitt, last month.The proposed rule is open … Continue reading