The 2015 Third Party Logistics Study

2015 third party logistics study

 

The 2015 Third Party Logistics Study published September last year pretty much agreed with the findings of the 26th Annual State of Logistics Report. The truck driver shortage is intensifying and there doesn’t seem to be much of any solution on the horizon.

Penske Logistics President Marc Althen said “If I could hire 2,000 truck drivers right now I could put them to work today”

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Amerigas Chooses New Mexico Transloading

Amerigas Chooses New Mexico Transloading

AmeriGas is the nation’s largest propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural and motor fuel propane customers from over 2,500 distribution locations in all 50 states.

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“The relationship between AmeriGas and NMT has gotten off to a great start.  NMT offered the perfect solution for our trans flow needs in the Albuquerque market.  They have also been extremely reliable in ensuring all construction deadlines were met which helped us meet significant business needs.  We are looking forward to a long term relationship with NMT.”

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Why You Need To Know About Transloading

What is Transloading

Before we discuss “why” let’s focus on the “what”. Transloading is the process of transferring goods from one mode of transport to another. A ship delivering palletized goods in 40ft containers might transfer those goods at port of entry into 53 ft containers for onward shipment via road or rail. Or frac sand might be transloaded from rail to truck for the “last mile” delivery to the drilling sites.

Transloading can significantly reduce supply chain costs and increase flexibility for shippers.

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