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Hurricane Sandy Info

Hurricane Sandy This page is dedicated to effects of Hurricane Sandy on the Freight Industry. Please send all information to editor@globallogisticsmedia.com

A state of emergency has been declared in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, New York, Maine, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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  • 04/11/2012   FedEx Service Alerts - Hurricane Sandy

    The severe weather system that brought hazardous conditions across the northeast is still leaving difficult conditions and continues to affect FedEx operations. Unavoidable service delays should be expected due to power outages and local road conditions in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York primarily.

  • 04/11/2012   Hurricane Sandy Alert - Port Elizabeth to Open for Business

    Port Authority to Begin Operations Tomorrow At The Elizabeth Port Authority Marine Terminal Following the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

  • 02/11/2012   Virginia Begins to Receive Diverted Cargo; Heavy Volumes Expected

    Norfolk -- The Port of Virginia on Thursday (Nov. 1) began receiving cargo diverted from the Port of New York/New Jersey as a result of the damage caused to that critical Northeast port by Hurricane Sandy.

  • 02/11/2012   Access America Mobilizing Resources for Hurricane Sandy

    Chattanooga-based Access America Transport is responding to the ongoing supply and relief efforts to support local, state, and federal government missions along the eastern seaboard as a result of Hurricane Sandy. Teams at Access have been working 24/7 to ensure critical supplies such as tarps, water, ice, generators, and meals are being delivered to those areas most affected by the devastating effects of the storm.

  • 01/11/2012   Hurricane Sandy - Incredible Images

    The fall out of Hurricane Sandy has left a trail of devastation across the east coast of the US. According to Wikipedia Hurricane Sandy was the largest Atlantic hurricane in diameter on record, with winds spanning 1,100 miles (1,800 km)

  • 31/10/2012   New York & New Jersey Port Alert - Hurricane Sandy

    Port Authority staff is working to clear roads and is communicating with the container terminal operators and major tenants to coordinate the clean up and reinstatement of service. Only select essential personnel are permitted on port at this time. All non-essential personnel will be denied access by PAPD at port entrances.

  • 30/10/2012   DHL Service Alert - Hurricane Sandy

    DHL is monitoring the Hurricane Sandy situation closely. So far, we are expecting only limited delays for some DHL Express shipments, into and out of New York and surrounding areas. We are constantly reviewing contingency options for this area and a number of airports in the affected region. Our flight schedule into our main Americas hub in Cincinnati is unaffected at present.

  • 30/10/2012   Northeast U.S. SEKO Alert : Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall in New Jersey sometime late Monday evening or early Tuesday morning. The hurricane is merging with another weather system coming from the west, creating an area of impact much larger than is typical of a tropical storm. As a result, numerous transportation hubs have closed in anticipation of the storm. States of emergency have been declared in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia.

  • 30/10/2012   New York & New Jersey Port Alert - Hurricane Sandy

    The Port Authority's other airports – John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, Teterboro Airport, and Stewart International – are open. However, air carriers have ceased operations until further notice, and we are encouraging travelers not to travel to the airports.

  • 29/10/2012   Steer Company (steer.us.com) and Eagle Shipping Alert - Hurricane Sandy

    Ocean terminals in New York, Baltimore, and Philadelphia have been closed all day and will most likely be closed tomorrow as well. In addition, any vessel transiting the US East Coast will be delayed because of the necessity to navigate around the storm and the 30-40 foot waves in and around the center of the storm.

  • 29/10/2012   Red Arrow Logistics Alert - Hurricane Sandy

    Red Arrow recommends precautions be taken to minimize exposure during this time. Shipments in route to the northeast should confirm highways are open and the destination is receiving shipments over the next two to three days. Drivers who are forced to park shipments due to extreme weather should be briefed on the heightened risk and be required to stay with the shipment at all times.

  • 29/10/2012   Agility Logistics - Hurricane Sandy Alert

    Based on the current forecast and path of Hurricane Sandy, the New York (JFK), New Jersey (EWR), Massachusetts (BOS) and Washington, DC (IAD, DCA) branches will be closed on Monday, October 29.

  • 29/10/2012   UPS Service Alert - Hurricane Sandy

    Severe weather due to Hurricane Sandy is causing some unavoidable service delays in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington, DC. No pickups, deliveries, or On Call Pickup® service are available in the ZIP Codes listed below. This includes staffed (such as UPS Customer Centers) and unstaffed retail locations (drop boxes).

  • 29/10/2012   FedEx Service Alerts - Hurricane Sandy

    FedEx is closely monitoring Hurricane Sandy. Contingency plans are in place to ensure the safety and well-being of our team members and to minimize Hurricane Sandy’s effect on service. These storms can cause pickup and delivery delays and disruptions for FedEx customers in affected areas. FedEx is prepared to provide service to the best of our ability in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy and as local conditions allow. Please continue to check fedex.com for updates.