Ascent Global Logistics Blog

February 6, 2020
Shipping freight on truck on highway in winter weather

Winter Weather Shipping Alert

Severe winter weather is currently impacting critical shipping lanes across the United States. Snow and ice have covered a large percentage of Midwestern and Northeastern states, covering roadways from Texas to Maine.

June 12, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: Hurricane Bud Could Cause Shipping Delays

Please note that Hurricane Bud could cause shipping delays along the western coast of Mexico and across the southwestern region of the United States as considerable rainfall and flooding are expected over the next week.

February 7, 2018

Highlights From the First Year at Ascent

Our team is extremely proud to have celebrated our one year anniversary of Ascent Global Logistics on January 25, 2018. Just over one year ago we became a unified team with the common goal of being our clients’ most trusted and valued logistics provider by offering end-to-end solutions.

November 15, 2017

5 Things to Remember When Shipping to Trade Shows

Successful attendance at trade shows requires the timely arrival of the booth display and materials. So what do shippers need to know in order to prepare a shipment of trade show materials?

September 13, 2017

Irma Logistics Update 9/13/17

Update as of Wednesday, September 13, 2017 11:00 

As Irma moves inland, rain will continue to fall across Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio today. Please note that while the storm is beginning to clear, supply chain delays are expected to persist for weeks. 

September 12, 2017

Irma Logistics Update 9/12/17

Update as of Tuesday, September 12, 2017 11:00 

Irma has weakened into a Post-Tropical Cyclone and is moving across southern Georgia and eastern Alabama today. Assessment of damages and recovery efforts have started in Florida but supply chain operations continue to be hindered.

September 11, 2017

Irma Logistics Update 9/11/17

Update as of Monday, September 11, 2017 11:00 

Irma has weakened into a Tropical Storm and is forecasted to track over the Florida panhandle then into Georgia and Alabama. Logistics operations are expected to continue to be impacted as the storm progresses over the South Atlantic and South Central states this week. 

September 8, 2017

Irma Logistics Update 9/8/17

Update as of Friday, September 8, 2017 13:00 

Only two weeks after Harvey wrecked havoc on the U.S. supply chain, another hurricane is quickly approaching the South Atlantic states. Hurricane Irma’s imminent threat has prompted LTL and TL carriers, railway companies, ports and airports to begin restricting logistics operations.

September 7, 2017

Harvey & the Supply Chain Analysis: How Severe Weather Disrupts Logistics

Hurricane Harvey caused widespread destruction across the South Central region of the U.S. and while cleanup efforts have started, supply chain havoc continues. Similar to how the cities across eastern Texas and Western Louisiana cannot be rebuilt in one day, the supply chain could take considerable weeks, if not months, to recover from Harvey.

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