Weather Related Service Update: Tropical Storm Isaias

TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS Monday, August, 3, 2020  Tropical Storm Isaias will deliver heavy rainfall, flash and urban flooding, high winds, dangerous storm surge, coastal flooding, life-threatening surf, rip currents, and severe thunderstorms with tornadoes to portions of the Eastern U.S. through early this week. Isaias is expected to track from just offshore of northeastern Florida… Continue Reading

CVSA’s Brake Safety Week: August 23-29, 2020

Brake Safety Week Begins Sunday 8/23/2020 The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Airbrake Program’s Brake Safety Week is scheduled for Sunday, August 23 through Saturday, August 29. There will also be an additional unannounced one-day safety check sometime during the remainder of the year. During these inspections periods, CVSA officials will conduct roadside safety… Continue Reading

Summer 2020 Transport Trends

Here are top trends shippers should be keep an eye on this summer A year filled with uncertainty and anticipation about what “could happen,” 2020 has so far proven to be pretty unpredictable. With some organizations emerging from the impacts of COVID and others entering new lockdowns due to a renewed threat, Odyssey Logistics &… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Tropical Storm Fay

Friday, July 10, 2020:  Tropical Storm Fay in the Atlantic; Severe Storms in the Plains; Excessive Heat and Fire Weather Threats in the West Tropical Storm Fay will bring heavy rain with flash flood potential, and isolated tornadoes to the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Severe storms in the Plains may produce intense winds, very large… Continue Reading

USMCA Agreement

July 1, 2020 marks the official date of the new United States, Mexico, Canada agreement (USMCA), which will replace the current NAFTA in place until June 30, 2020. The Office of United States Trade Representative states that this new agreement will support “mutually beneficial trade leading to freer markets, fairer trade, and robust economic growth… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Tropical Depression Cristobal

Tuesday, June 9, 2020:  Tropical Depression Cristobal is expected to accelerate north-northeast through the Midwest and western Great Lakes into Wednesday morning. Cristobal will continue to produce heavy rain which may produce flash flooding and isolated significant river flooding with a few tornadoes.   Odyssey will continue to monitor conditions and provide carrier updates here…. Continue Reading

CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week: July 12-18

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week, July 12-18, 2020, will continue as scheduled. During that week, law enforcement across North American will be actively monitoring unsafe driver behavior. The most common unsafe behaviors are distracted driving, failure to use a seatbelt, following too closely, improper lane change, reckless or aggressive driving,… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Major Storm Will Move Through The East Today

Monday, April 13, 2020: The National Weather Service reports a major storm system is moving through the East today potentially impacting service. Severe thunderstorms with tornadoes, damaging winds and hail will sweep through the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. Heavy rain is possible across the Northeast and lake effect snow is likely across the Upper Great Lakes…. Continue Reading

Zombie Army Makes Masks For Local Hospitals

The Zombie Army has been activated, and not for what you would think during these strange and stressful times. The HellsGate Haunted House, a Zombie Army production and Legacy Events company, has a crew of talent that produces major events throughout the year focusing on fright, but when news of inadequate face masks supplies for… Continue Reading