Weather Related Service Update: Severe Weather Across the Southeast

Severe Weather will continue into Tonight Across the Southeast of the United States, Windy in the Northeast Friday The National Weather Service announced the continuation of a system that is expected to produce severe thunderstorms including tornadoes into early Friday morning from the Southeast US into the Ohio Valley. As this system quickly lifts towards… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Severe Weather Expected Across the South

Major Severe Weather Outbreak Expected Across the South of the United States The National Weather Service states that a vigorous storm system will roll through the Southern United States through Thursday and a widespread severe weather outbreak is expected from the Lower Mississippi Valley and South into the Southeast. Thunderstorms could potentially produce intense and… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Heavy Snow Central United States

Major Storm to Bring Heavy Snow and Severe Thunderstorms to Central United States through the Weekend A major storm system will bring heavy snow to parts of the central Rockies and central High Plains Friday through Sunday. Strong winds will combine with snowfall rates of 1-2”per hour to produce near blizzard conditions. Southeast of the… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Winter Storm

Freight Market Update As a result of last week’s winter storms and below freezing temperatures affecting a significant portion of the country, in particular the South Central and Mid-West, there will be continued service disruptions across all modes of transportation this week. Due to this being one of the worst weather impacts since the 2014… Continue Reading

NMFC 2021 Classification Changes

To our valued customers, In our efforts to provide the most pertinent information regarding your logistics operations, we are sharing the recently proposed FCDC (Freight Classification Development Council) changes to the current NMFC (National Motor Freight Classification) standards in which all LTL freight is classified. In order to determine if any of your current freight’s… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Major Nor’easter for the Northeast

Powerful Nor’easter Continues to Impact the Northeast U.S. A powerful Nor’easter and winter storm continue to impact much of the Northeast and New England with a variety of hazards. Widespread heavy snow, gusty winds, near blizzard conditions and coastal impacts are very likely. Expect major to extreme impacts across the region from Pennsylvania to Maine,… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Winter Storm in the Central United States

Winter Storm in the Central United States A large and powerful low-pressure system in the Central U.S. will bring heavy snow and high winds as winter storm and blizzard warnings are in effect for portions of the Upper Midwest and mid-Mississippi Valley.   Odyssey will continue to monitor conditions and provide carrier updates here. For live… Continue Reading

2021 Logistics Outlook

Here are the top logistics trends that shippers should be watching during the year ahead.  The global pandemic, U.S. presidential election, supply chain disruptions, and year-end vaccine rollout were just some of the high-level events that impacted logistics, supply chain, and transportation in 2020. With the calendar page now turned over to 2021, it’s time… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Heavy Snow for Midwest

Heavy Snow for Midwest Today, Followed by A Large Multi-Hazard Event A system passing through the Midwest today will produce widespread heavy snow, especially from Iowa into parts of Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin. This system will then give way to multi-hazard event that will impact the Central, Southern and Eastern U.S. Wednesday through New Year’s… Continue Reading