Coronavirus/COVID-19 What Our Warehouse is Doing We have implemented a work-at-home plan for corporate staff. We require self-quarantine for anyone who has taken a cruise in the last 14 days. We require self-quarantine for anyone who has visited a domestic COVID-19 hot spot or Level 2 or Level 3 country in the last 14 days.…Details
MEMORANDUM From: FLMS Executive Branch Date: March 21, 2020 RE: Critical Customer/Supplier Letter Dear Valued First Logistics Partner: As you know, the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a worldwide health emergency. First Logistics’ response team has been closely monitoring the status of the outbreak and its potential adverse effect on our ability to receive…Details
Coronavirus…how is your business and your life affected? With the recent changes is the Dow Jones Industrial Index, it is apparent that there is a negative impact on the economy, and each of our businesses due to this serious health threat to the global population. Transportation in and out of multiple countries has ceased. Air…Details
Women of First Logistics Since First Logistics started in 2003, women have been an integral part of the success of our operations. All the women employed at First Logistics have very important roles in providing the services required by our customers, and day to day business overall. There are a wide variety of talents that…Details
Supply Chain is in the News! This tech brief looks at the major forces influencing the supply chain today, and what a control tower needs to meet the demands of today’s fast moving global supply chains. Turn to First Logistics — your supply chain leader!Details
A recent study conducted by the industrial real estate firm CBRE, notes that the new tariffs targeted at high-tech Chinese goods–such as industrial robots, radio transmitters, aircraft parts, computer hardware and electric cars–and is designed to put economic pressure on Beijing’s “Made in China 2025” program.
Carloads, at 279,907, saw a 3% annual increase, and intermodal units headed up 5.4% to 291,088.
Against the backdrop of increasing retail sales and an ongoing “pull forward” efforts by retailers to import goods in advance of new tariffs levied on products made in China, various import volume records continue to be set in 2018, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report, which was released this week…Details
XPO, the largest provider of last mile logistics for heavy goods in North America, said this new 50,000 square-foot facility is based in Toronto, Ontario. And it added that this facility, which will be comprised of roughly 70 staffers, will serve customers throughout Ontario.