What Is Drayage and How to Cut Drayage Container Costs

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jun 28, 2022 12:52:45 PM

Shipping and transportation industry services concerning port drayage are constantly changing and adapting to current market trends and customer demands. Of all the services involved with efficient shipping,  drayage shipping services are among the most critical. According to a Supply Chain 24/7 article, “The truck driver shortfall hit 80,000 drivers in 2021 and is expected to grow to 160,000 by 2030.” Those statistics demonstrate how important drayage container shipping and transportation remains. 

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Drayage Appointment Tech: 5 Ways It's Helping Brokers to Do More With Less

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jan 6, 2022 11:38:33 AM

In recent months, the backlog of containers in major ocean ports has been a core topic for news outlets and mainstream media. Meanwhile, expansion in other ports, such as the Port of Savannah, has become lifelines for shippers trying to find a suitable alternative to backlogged locations. All shippers are clamoring to find available capacity, and there is little hope that 2022 will be much better. However, freight brokers have realized that applied technology can increase back-office operations and reduce problems associated with strained capacity. Let’s take a closer look at the top five ways that drayage appointment tech achieves this goal.

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Drayage Truck Visibility: Bringing Light to Processes to Improve Collaboration & Operations

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jul 15, 2021 8:52:28 AM

The term drayage, frequently used in shipping and transportation, refers to niche shipping services where cargo containers are moved off ships or railcars and are broken down into smaller packages and carried the final miles of delivery. Of all the aspects involved in supply chain transportation, drayage truck visibility remains one of the most critical yet most overlooked. It is essential during normal market operations as well as times of peak shipping volumes. At the heart of efficient shipping services lies drayage transportation services. 

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