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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

Mega-Ship Excites Charleston 3PL Community

SalSon Logistics | May 22, 2017 10:02:28 AM

The Port of Charleston – where SalSon's Charleston 3PL operation operates daily – was the site of an impressive logistics feat last week as the COSCO Development, with a capacity of 13,000 containers, made a stop at the Port. 

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Topics: port logistics

First Shipment of SalSon's 2018 Freightliner Tractors are In

SalSon Logistics | May 19, 2017 6:39:23 AM

SalSon Logistics continued to add to its modern fleet with the arrival, this week, of the first shipment of 100 2018-model “Cascadia” tractors from Freightliner.  SalSon CEO Anthony Berritto commented: “At a time when many carriers are delaying equipment purchases, SalSon is investing to give...

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Topics: Dedicated fleet

Port of NY/NJ Getting Ready for Big Ships

SalSon Logistics | May 17, 2017 12:41:38 PM

In case you missed it, Hugh Morely wrote an excellent article in the latest Journal of Commerce on the implications of bringing in 18,000-TEU ships into the Port of NY & NJ. 

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Topics: port logistics

New SalSon Chassis Have Arrived!

SalSon Logistics | May 16, 2017 8:31:15 AM

SalSon just took delivery of 100 new chassis, which will be deployed to support our port operations in Newark, Norfolk, Charleston, Savannah and Houston. 

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Topics: port logistics, drayage services