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

Weather Related Service Update: Major Winter Storm

Major Winter Storm Impacting the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic A major winter storm will continue to impact much of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S. before gradually diminishing Thursday afternoon and evening. A widespread swath of heavy snowfall is likely from the central Appalachians and interior Mid-Atlantic into parts of the Northeast. Strong, gusty winds and coastal… Continue Reading

High Demand for Transportation Capacity is Impacting Shippers Worldwide

With more companies stocking up “just in case,” the demand for global transportation, warehousing, and storage capacity is at the highest it’s been all year. As more companies pivot their “just in time” inventory management and distribution models back to more traditional “just in case” approaches, the shift is having a profound impact on transportation… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: ETA

Hurricane Eta to Impact Florida’s Gulf Coast  Eta will move closer remaining offshore of the southwest coast of Florida today, and is expected to move inland over the northern portion of the Florida peninsula Thursday. Tropical storm to hurricane force winds, life-threatening storm surge and heavy rainfall with a potential for flooding are expected. Odyssey will… Continue Reading