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How We Get An Apple Juice Box A Day – The Apple Juice Supply Chain

Posted on Thursday July 30, 2020 by admin

After orange juice, apple juice is the second most popular fruit drink in the world. The apple juice supply chain is crucial to bringing this beverage into US homes. The bulk of domestically harvested apples are consumed raw, therefore, most … Continue reading

Congestion at US Ports Due to COVID-19

Posted on Thursday July 2, 2020 by admin

Ports and terminals are essential to global and domestic supply chains. The United States transportation industry, which includes the services provided by trucking, distribution, warehousing, and logistics companies, keeps bulk liquids and dry goods containers moving into and out of … Continue reading

Recommended Practices for Sourcing Chassis for Bulk Liquid Transportation

Posted on Thursday April 2, 2020 by April U

Procuring the right bulk liquid chassis is critical to the function of your business. You depend on your equipment to get your product where it needs to go safely and on time. So put some thought into carefully selecting your … Continue reading

Looking Back on 2019: The Evolving Bulk Liquid Transportation Industry

Posted on Wednesday March 11, 2020 by April U

In 2019, bulk liquid transport trends were similar to recent years as transportation and supply chain infrastructure adapts to accommodate domestic industrial growth and the disruption caused by Amazon.com and other large e-tailers. A new urgency to climate change and … Continue reading

Pros & Cons of Chassis Leasing vs Buying

Posted on Wednesday October 30, 2019 by April U

To buy, or not to buy? These are not your only options. Long-term leases for heavy equipment such as tank trailers and tank chassis are often an affordable alternative to buying and will reduce some risk exposure. This article explores … Continue reading

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