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Salson Can Help You Meet Red Sea Shipping Challenges Head On

SalSon Logistics | February 8, 2024 3:33:21 PM EST

Recent attacks by Yemen-based Houthi militia on commercial ships transiting the Red Sea, along with continued conflict in the Middle East, have triggered significant disruptions in global shipping routes and costs. As more US-bound imports are redirected to the West Coast, supply chain analysts...

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Topics: port logistics, drayage services

A Slow Market is a Perfect Time to find a 3PL Transportation Services Partner

SalSon Logistics | December 8, 2023 9:30:00 AM EST

The US supply chain is experiencing a rare phenomenon: an abundance of trucking and drayage capacity. With fewer loads than trucks available, shippers might be tempted to simply play the spot market, seeking the lowest price for each individual shipment.

While this strategy might seem financially...

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Topics: SalSon Logistics capabilities, drayage services, Dedicated fleet

Press Release - SalSon Announces New V.P. of Truckload Operations

SalSon Logistics | January 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM EST

Newark, New Jersey, Jan. 8, 2021

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SalSon Acquires Dray Operations of The Scoular Company in Charleston, SC

SalSon Logistics | December 11, 2017 11:56:39 AM EST

SalSon, one of North America’s largest supply chain solutions providers, has acquired the Charleston, SC drayage operations of The Scoular Company. The acquisition expands SalSon’s drayage capabilities near the Port of Charleston by adding a new terminal located on 3.1 acres, a secure...

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Topics: port logistics

SalSon Appoints New Distribution Center Manager in Newark

SalSon Logistics | November 30, 2017 3:36:40 PM EST

Stephen English has joined SalSon as Distribution Center Manager for its 250,000-square-foot Newark warehouse near the port. SalSon's 55-acre, multi-location campus includes container yards and a total of about 1 million square feet of warehouse space within a mile of Port Newark.  

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More Disastrous Trucking Policies Being Considered for New York City

SalSon Logistics | November 27, 2017 9:22:48 AM EST

Just in time for the holidays, NYC city officials have announced plans to further stifle trucking operations in NYC.   Mayor de Blasio’s new plan – which starts in January – aims to fight congestion by placing detrimental restrictions on the trucking and transportation industries.  This plan includes:

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SalSon Helps Launch GAP & Old Navy Stores in Times Square

SalSon Logistics | November 6, 2017 11:00:00 AM EST

GAP Inc. recently opened huge new stores in the heart of Times Square in New York City. The retailer capitalized on SalSon's metro store delivery expertise to ensure shelves were fully stocked for opening day.

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Topics: nyc delivery

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

SalSon Logistics | October 16, 2017 3:52:50 PM EDT

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 | September 11, 2017 7:02:00 AM EDT

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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