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NY-NJ Chassis Pool: A Case for Asset-based Carriers

SalSon Logistics | Oct 16, 2017 3:52:50 PM

For years, chassis leasing companies have worked to forge a port-wide grey chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey.  But it just hasn’t happened for a variety of reasons. The most recent effort collapsed this summer as independent equipment providers Flexi-Van and Direct Chassis Link...

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Topics: Chassis

Infographic: Celebrating Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Anthony Berritto | Sep 11, 2017 7:02:00 AM

As Americans, we like our 'stuff.'  Whether that stuff falls under the category of necessity or luxury, we want these products now.  And, we're typically able to get them – at our doorstep or at the local store – without ever thinking about the hard work that makes this possible.

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Celebrating Labor Day 2017

Anthony Berritto | Sep 1, 2017 10:37:53 AM

We work hard.  Enjoy the upcoming Labor Day holiday.  We deserve it.

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Topics: SalSon News

SalSon Welcomes new Operations Supervisor in Conley

SalSon Logistics | Aug 30, 2017 10:37:42 AM

SalSon is pleased to announce that Loyce Cheatson has been promoted to Operations Supervisor for its Conley, GA operation.  Loyce has been with SalSon since October 2015 and will now oversee all planning, dispatch and customer service activity. 

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New Manager Takes the Reins at SalSon/Norfolk​

SalSon Logistics | Aug 17, 2017 11:20:08 AM

SalSon Logistics is pleased to announce that Dawn Cahoon has joined the SalSon team as Terminal Manager for Norfolk.

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Topics: SalSon News

New 20/40 Combo Chassis Delivered to SalSon Charleston Terminal

SalSon Logistics | Jul 19, 2017 10:20:26 AM

Last week, SalSon Logistics' Charleston, SC terminal received 50 brand new 20/40 combo chassis to support the growth of its drayage business there. Container volume is up across the Southeast. At the Port of Charleston, since 2009, container volume has increased 70%. These brand new SalSon...

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Topics: drayage services

SalSon Orchestrates Mass Container Pickup at APM Terminal

SalSon Logistics | Jun 30, 2017 12:45:15 PM

Today at 4:30 am, 100 SalSon trucks were lined up outside a special gate at APM Terminal in Port Elizabeth, NJ to retrieve containers slowed by the recent cyberattack that impacted many of APM's global terminals. The special gate was open to all dray operators providing Customs Examination...

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Topics: drayage services

Sunday Hours Mean Faster In-Terminal Turn Times at GCT Bayonne

SalSon Logistics | Jun 29, 2017 7:06:00 AM

Banks extend hours on Thursday nights and on Saturday mornings to make it easier for working people to do their banking.  And guess what? Customers appreciate it and lines are usually out the door. To assist the import community in moving containers quickly off port, Global Container Terminal in...

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Topics: port logistics

USA Today Article Exposes Poor Treatment of Port Drivers

Anthony Berritto | Jun 26, 2017 12:01:37 PM

Few shippers who import goods have not read this USA article on the alleged mistreatment of port drivers who move containers to and from seaports. If you haven’t, it’s a must read.

The article alleges chronic bad practices by carriers at Southern California ports, ranging from overwork to...

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Topics: drayage services

Drayage Carriers in Demand as Southeast Port Volumes Rise

SalSon Logistics | Jun 21, 2017 8:16:49 AM

The volumes at Southeastern U.S. ports are growing dramatically. If your company is among the many moving goods into and out of Charleston, Savannah and Norfolk, you need to make sure you have the dray carriers and other supporting infrastructure you need.

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Topics: port logistics