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As you well know, it has been a horrific week weather-wise. A lot of LTL and small package, as well as truckload carriers are not taking shipments destined for much of the southeast or Houston. Unfortunately, the impact is significant and may last for a while, especially for industries that use plastics and packaging materials. Like many of you, Langham is doing what we can to aid the storm victims. We will keep you advised as we are updated, and please let us know (24/7) how we can help you.
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U.S. Southeast ports hunker down for Hurricane Irma
As of 11:00 a.m. eastern standard time, Hurricane Irma was 270 miles east of Caibarien, Cuba with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center.
BY HAILEY DESORMEAUX FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 2017
U.S. Southeast ports are bracing for Hurricane Irma as the mega-storm moves through the Caribbean, gradually making its way closer to the southern tip of Florida. As of 11:00 a.m. eastern standard time, Hurricane Irma was 270 miles east of Caibarien, Cuba, moving WNW at 14 miles per hour with maximum sustained winds of 150 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center. Irma’s center is expected to reach South Florida around 8:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Although the storm has been downgraded to a category 4 hurricane, it is still projected to cause significant damage in Florida, and possibly into Georgia and the Carolinas as well. At Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce – and all other terminals and facilities within Sector Miami’s area of responsibility – port condition “Yankee” was set in place on Friday at 8:00 a.m., the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said. Port condition Yankee means gale force winds are expected within 24 hours.
At the affected ports mentioned above:
Drawbridges in the area will be entering a full lockdown by 8:00 p.m. Friday, the USCG said. “Given the current storm track, the USCG Captain of the Port projects setting port condition Zulu at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9. 2017,” Port Everglades said. Up the east coast at Port Canaveral, port condition Yankee was set in place on Friday at 6:00 a.m., the USCG said. “As of 3:00 p.m. today, Port Canaveral will cease all operations and is closed until further notice,” the port said Friday. Further up the coast at the ports of Jacksonville and Fernandina, port condition X-Ray was put in place at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, the USCG said, meaning gale force winds can be expected within 48 hours. The Port of Jacksonville said all of its terminals will close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday. Meanwhile, on the west coast of Florida, the USCG issued port condition X-Ray for Tampa, St. Petersburg and Manatee ports, effective 8:00 p.m. Thursday. In Georgia, operations at the ports of Savannah and Brunswick will cease operations from Saturday through Tuesday, the Georgia Ports Authority said Thursday. At 12:00 p.m. on Friday, the USCG set port condition X-ray for the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. The South Carolina Ports Authority said Friday afternoon that all of its facilities will remain open until further notice.
Cathy Langham is interviewed as part of the North Central High School Alumnus’ Panther Profile for which she attended and graduated before attending Indiana University. In the interview, Cathy discusses her start in a sector that was mostly dominated by men as well as how she overcame both personal and professional challenges to build one of the most successful logistics companies in Indiana.
The company has continued to grow and has expanded to air freight, warehousing and, today, analytics. Evolving from a moving business to a full-service operations manager, the art of maximizing the supply chain for businesses has become the foundation of the industry. With 150 employees today and $45 million in business, Langham Logistics is now the standard bearer for the industry in central Indiana.
You can find the blog post and interview here.
INDIANAPOLIS – Langham Logistics announced today the expansion of its team with new Business Development Manager, Stacey Evans. Evans will have a client-facing role working to create tailor-made shipping solutions as an extension of the Langham promise to excellent service. (more…)
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