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
How to Navigate Today’s Less Than Truckload (LTL) Market
How to Navigate Today’s Less Than Truckload (LTL) Market In a perfect world, consumers would be on a constant purchasing frenzy and every company would receive orders for Full Truckload (FTL) quantities. However, with consumer preferences becoming more dynamic, product lines becoming more diverse, lead times shrinking and retailers working on Just-In-Time (JIT) inventories, Less 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
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Coast to Coast Import/Export Container Drayage
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Raising the Bar on Motor Carrier Screening and Onboarding Processes
At Continental Logistics, we differentiate ourselves by ensuring compliance in every aspect to protect the seamless flow of our clients’ supply chain. When it comes to sourcing new partners, we extend a vigorous process of 37 checks to ensure our vendors demonstrate a proven track record of excellence. All of our motor carriers, no matter 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
Are You Feeling the Squeeze of the Carrier Capacity Crunch?
It’s easy to become frustrated trying to wrap your head around the current nationwide transportation carrier capacity crunch. If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’ve already experienced a lack of carrier availability for transporting your goods. Certain factors that led the industry to this point have been years in the making, while others occurred 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