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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

Celebrating the Family's Chief Logistics Officer

Anthony Berritto | Jun 15, 2017 9:04:00 AM

Companies need a Chief Logistics Officer, but so do families.  

Most often, that role falls to Dad. This Father's Day, remember all that Dad does – fixing, building, hauling, managing, protecting, teaching, providing – to make our homes and our lives safe and happy. Check out our Father's Day...

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Topics: SalSon News

Chassis Availability Critical as Mega-ships Come to Port of NY/NJ

SalSon Logistics | Jun 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The issue of chassis availability is really heating up as the Port of NY & NJ gears up for the arrival of mega-ships to 3 of the port’s 4 main terminals later this month. In fact, SalSon’s CEO Anthony Berritto (pictured here) was quoted in a recent Journal of Commerce article on the subject.

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Topics: Chassis

Understanding ELD Mandate Compliance

SalSon Logistics | Jun 6, 2017 9:28:45 AM

In the logistics industry, the buzz around the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate is steadily growing as we near the December 18, 2017 deadline for compliance.  In this post, we’ll give you a brief primer on the ELD mandate and how it can impact shippers.

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Topics: SalSon drivers, Dedicated fleet

Big Ship Access: Are Your Draymen Ready?

Anthony Berritto | Jun 2, 2017 10:06:51 AM

I know a restaurant owner in New York City who expanded his seating capacity by 50%. Before he did it, he hired more wait staff.

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Topics: drayage services

SalSon CEO Takes New Daimler Truck for Maiden Voyage

SalSon Logistics | May 30, 2017 10:41:22 AM

On Friday morning at 2 am, when most of the country was sleeping and gearing up for the long Memorial Day weekend, SalSon's CEO, Anthony Berritto, made a delivery to a Dick's Sporting Goods store in Pittsburgh. His ride? One of the newest and best tractors from Daimler – a 2018 Freightliner...

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Topics: Dedicated fleet