When Disaster Strikes, Transportation Capacity Tightens

When Disaster Strikes, Transportation Capacity Tightens  A manufacturer unable to ship components from a disaster zone on the East Coast causes production delays on the West Coast. A warehouse hit by a disaster in the Southwest faces significant downtime before getting back up and running, which leads to inventory shortages throughout the country. The unpredictability READ MORE

Continental Logistics’ 35th Anniversary

July 1st, 2018, Edison, NJ –  Founded on July 1st, 1983, Continental Logistics was initially developed to service freight from Tyler Distribution (Port Jersey Logistics’ warehousing operation) outside of the Northeast region, which wasn’t being handled by the existing Port Jersey Transportation operation. By providing nationwide transportation coverage, Continental filled in service gaps allowing the READ MORE

How Well Do You Evaluate Your Freight Carriers?

When you have customers to satisfy and deadlines to meet, it’s easy to only focus on getting the next shipment moving. However, if you don’t take the time to analyze each shipment afterwards, you’re missing out on valuable data that will help you and your carriers improve. Without a process for evaluating your freight carriers, READ MORE

Have You Considered Using Intermodal Freight Transportation?

Are you transporting goods by full truckload over the road? If so, have you considered using intermodal freight transportation instead? With current carrier capacity constraints and the fast approaching ELD rule, intermodal transportation is becoming more attractive and more practical than ever. In basic terms, intermodal transportation is a method of shipping that involves multiple READ MORE

Drayage services expanded from major ports

While we call New Jersey home, our reach doesn’t end here. As a non-asset based transportation provider, Continental Logistics has the flexibility to provide container drayage services to and from major ports throughout the United States. To meet the demands of our diverse clients, we’ve assembled our carrier-base to include carriers who can pre-pull and READ MORE