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

SalSon Logistics | Dec 11, 2017 11:56:39 AM

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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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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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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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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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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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

UPDATE: Navigational Clearance at Bayonne Bridge

SalSon Media | May 10, 2017 1:45:36 PM

The "raise the roadway" project for the Bayonne Bridge is moving faster than expected. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently announced that Navigational Clearance for all container ships up to 18,000 TEUs will be achieved by June 30 – six months ahead of schedule. 

Construction...

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