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FSC UPDATE – MAY/24
Dear Customer, Starting May 6th, 2024, a New Fuel Surcharge (FSC) of 37% will be applied to each load pulled by Supra.Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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Optimize Transloading Solutions for Supply Chain Success
Navigating the intricate world of global logistics requires a deep understanding of transloading. This process, pivotal for the seamless transition of goods across diverse transportation modes, has evolved significantly. “Since 2007,...
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Celebrating Customer Appreciation Day: Elevating Service & Connection
Customer Appreciation Day stands as a beacon, illuminating the importance of recognizing those who are the very reason businesses thrive. On April 18, 2024, companies have the chance to break from...
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FSC UPDATE – APRIL/24
Dear Customer, Beginning April 1st, 2024, the Fuel Surcharge (FSC), will remain at 38%, mirroring the rate set for March. This surcharge will be imposed on every load pulled by Supra....
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FSC UPDATE – MARCH/24
Dear Customer, Beginning March 3rd, 2024, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 38%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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FSC UPDATE – FEBRUARY/24
Dear Customer, In February, 2024, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 37%, the same as in January, applied to every load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new...
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FSC UPDATE – JANUARY/24
Dear Customer, Beginning January 2nd, 2024, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 37%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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FSC UPDATE – DECEMBER/23
Dear Customer, Beginning December 4th, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 40%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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FSC UPDATE – NOVEMBER/23
Dear Customer, Beginning November 6th, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 42%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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The Impact of Electrification on Warehousing Operations
The transportation world is undergoing a significant transformation thanks to the advent of electrification. This shift towards electric vehicles, also known as EVs, has impacted people’s commutes and revolutionized various industries,...
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FSC UPDATE – OCTOBER/23
Dear Customer, Beginning October 2nd, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 45%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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FSC UPDATE – SEPTEMBER/23
Dear Customer, Beginning September 5th, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 42%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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FSC UPDATE – AUGUST/23
Dear Customer, Beginning August 7th, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 39%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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FSC UPDATE – JULY/23
Dear Customer, Beginning July 3rd, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 34%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure to...
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FSC UPDATE – JUNE/23
Dear Customer, Beginning June 5th, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 34%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure to...
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How Drayage Trucking Impacts Your Supply Chain
The term drayage is the transport of cargo from an ocean port to a location. “The first mile” is sometimes used to describe moving freight across short distances. Drayage services are...
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FSC UPDATE – MAY/23
Dear Customer, Beginning May 1st, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 35%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure to...
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Pros and Cons of Container or Truck Drayage in the Logistics Industry
Fundamental needs for the logistics industry have traditionally included affordability, reliability, and speedy delivery. These are essential for integrated supply chain optimization. The industry is highly competitive, and offering a streamlined...
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PRE-PULL INCREASE – APRIL/2023
Dear Valued Customer,   Effective April 6th, 2023, our Pre-Pull Fee Chassis increased.   Fee Type New Rate (Effective 4/6/2023) Pre-Pull $150.00     Thank you in advance for your understanding....
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FSC UPDATE – APRIL/23
Dear Customer, Beginning April 3rd, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 36%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure to all...
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FSC UPDATE – MARCH/23
Dear Customer, Beginning March 6th, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 39%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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How Real-Time Freight Tracking Empowers Owner Operators
Owners-operators of freight companies need to be empowered with real-time freight tracking. Real-Time tracking implies mapping the movement of goods and services from production to the time the product reaches the...
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4 Common Pitfalls in Transportation Optimization Strategies
Data is everyone in today’s supply chain, from insight into current fuel surcharges to warehouse transfer dynamics. But is that data being put to use? According to Forbes, “ 60-73% of...
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Using Artificial Intelligence to Predict Freight Demand
The freight market and logistics sector have taken to artificial intelligence (AI) faster than anyone had thought possible. The drive for automation with AI prediction and freight demand monitoring has helped...
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FSC UPDATE – FEB/23
Dear Customer, Beginning February 6th, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 40%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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How to Boost Your Yard Management System
Shippers, importers, exporters, and owner-operators need efficiency to thrive and proper supply chain optimization. Why? Mounting pressure to do with less is everywhere. According to survey data, shared by Supply Chain...
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Best Practices for Warehousing and Distribution
Disruption is everywhere, and according to DC Velocity, most companies (71%) are preparing for future disruptions in the supply chain by investing in new capabilities. This includes maximizing container use with...
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What to Look for When Vetting Demand-Driven Logistics Systems
With the e-commerce explosion in recent years, freight and transportation have been under intense pressure to fulfill ever-increasing customer expectations for shorter delivery times. Whole new logistics services have arisen to...
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The Benefits of a Logistics Software System and How to Apply Them
Logistics software systems offer an efficient and cost-effective solution to the endless demand for more. With the correct logistics management, planning, and optimization software, shippers can streamline their processes while increasing...
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How SaaS Enables Supply Chain Optimization
Supply chain disruption is here to stay, and more companies are turning to SaaS to enable supply chain optimization. The rationale behind this switch comes from the dire need to avoid...
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Freight Spend: How Street Turns Reduce Import & Export Costs
Street turns are an increasingly popular shipping method for importers and exporters looking to reduce their freight spend throughout their transportation networks. Now, some are calling for a slight decline in...
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FSC UPDATE – JAN/23
Dear Customer, Beginning January 3rd, 2023, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 40%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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Milk Run Tips and Tricks in Logistics
Shippers are always looking for ways to optimize their supply chain and save on costs. One way to do this is by using a milk run. A milk run is a...
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7 Reasons to Strategically Source Warehousing and Yard Space
One of the most important considerations for importers and exporters is logistics warehousing and yard storage space,. Properly sourced yard management and warehousing storage provide a secure location to store goods,...
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How Supply Chain Tech Solves Logistics Scalability Challenges
Supply chain and logistics technology, i.e., logistics tech systems and services, continue to advance and help companies, whether freight forwarders, BCOs or other entities, have an absolute need to do more...
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The Benefits of Digital Truck Appointment Scheduling
For several years, cost control has been a top priority for companies operating in the San Pedro Bay Complex. As port authorities sought to improve efficiency, new fees and charges arose....
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What Is Freight Forwarding and How It Benefits From Street Turns
Numerous freight market forecasts call for a continued downturn in 2023. However, the global freight forwarding market is expected to increase and return to pre-pandemic levels, reports SupplyChainBrain. The rebalancing will precipitate...
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Customers Reviews
Here's what our Customers are saying about us!     “Supra National Express is the best and most reliable Drayage Partners you will find out there.  Customer service is exceptional, communication...
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Bulk Loads: Why All Importers Need a Plan for Short-Term Bulk Storage
Importing any item is a complicated endeavor, but as the loads get bigger, so do the complications. Bulk freight shipping requires certain considerations that are outside of typical transport details. To...
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FSC UPDATE – DEC/22
Dear Customer, Beginning December 5th, 2022, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 42%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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Benefits of Effective Cross-Docking
Cross-docking is a sure-fire way to leverage efficiency within the supply chain and transportation network, and that’s exceptionally vital as warehousing rates have risen 22% year over year, reports Marketplace. Cross-dock...
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What to Look for in a Drayage Trucking Company
There is little doubt after the last few years that truckers are the backbone of the modern shipping and transportation industry. However, without drayage trucking companies, the supply chain would halt....
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What Is Drayage Service and Its Qualities?
As globalization continues to change the traditional logistics industry of the past, supply chain professionals have discovered the importance of ocean port health, including drayage. While there are many United States...
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How to Move a Container in 5 Easy Steps
Shippers know that hauling containers can sometimes be more complicated than expected. Different container moving companies have various moving solutions for local and long-distance transportation. When is it best to use a...
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What Is a Street Turn Container?
Did you know that a street turn container can lessen your costs? With pressure rising within the transportation industry, the popularity of street turn empty containers is worth looking at more...
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FSC UPDATE – NOV/22
Dear Customer, Beginning November 7th, 2022, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 44%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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FSC UPDATE – OCT/22
Dear Customer, Beginning October 3rd, 2022, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 44%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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FSC UPDATE – SEP/22
Dear Customer, Beginning September 6th, 2022, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 44%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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CHASSIS INCREASE – SEP/22
Dear Valued Customer, Effective September 1st, 2022, our Chassis Fee will be $45.00 per day. There will be no additional surcharges associated with chassis rentals. Thank you in advance for your...
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FSC UPDATE – AUG/22
Dear Customer, Beginning August 1st, 2022, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 45%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. implemented a new fuel surcharge structure...
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UPDATED FSC STRUCTURE – JULY/2022
Dear Customer, Beginning July 5th, 2022, our New Fuel Surcharge (FSC), at 48%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. Supra National Express, Inc. will implement a new fuel surcharge...
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EMPTY CONTAINER MISUSE FEE
Dear  Customer, We are committed to delivering food-grade equipment on your exports that require it and are currently taking steps to inspect the equipment in our yard. If possible, we are...
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WCCP CHASSIS FEES
Dear Valued Customer, On December 31st, 2021, the WCCP implemented an increase of $ 45.00 per day for any chassis used past four days. The standard rates apply for the 1st...
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FUEL SURCHARGE INCREASE APRIL/22
Dear Supra Customers, Beginning April 4th, 2022, our new fuel surcharge (FSC), at 43%, will apply to each load pulled by Supra. FSC will remain in effect until further notice. The...
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CLEAN TRUCK FEE (CTF)
Dear Customer, Effective April 1st, 2022, the Clean Truck Fee (CTF) of $10 per TEU ($20 for containers long than 20 feet) will be charged on loaded import and export containers...
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PER DIEM ADMINISTRATION FEES INCREASE 2022
Dear Customer, Beginning April 1st 2022 our administration fees, when paying Steamship Line Per Diem invoices, will be increasing to 25% with a minimum of $35 per container. However, if you...
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FUEL SURCHARGE INCREASE MARCH/2022
Dear Supra Customers, Supra National Express, Inc. has closely monitored California’s diesel fuel prices throughout 2022 and has assessed a 3.5% increase from January 2022 to today’s date.  Beginning March 21th,...
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LONG HAUL NOTICE
Dear Valued Supra Customers, To better serve our customers outside of the 100-mile radius from the ports of Los Angeles & Long Beach. Supra will be implementing an appointment service for...
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TEMPORARY ADJUSTMENT OF THE TMF AT PORTS OF LA/LB
Dear Valued Supra Customers, From December 1, 2021, through January 31, 2022, the TMF will be $86.05 per TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) or $172.10 for all other sizes of container for...
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WAREHOUSE EXTENDED HOURS
Due to high-demand of our cross-dock and transload services Distribution by Supra is excited to announce our extended warehouse hours for the upcoming Holidays. If you have any questions, please get...
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EMPTY CONTAINER STORAGE REMINDER
Dear Valued Supra Customers, Please be advised, Supra National Express, Inc has implemented an empty container return yard stop-off fee for all containers that cannot return due to the following reasons...
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DRIVER DOWNTIME ON ROAD-SERVICE CALLS
Dear Valued Supra Customers, With chassis availability being limited, Supra is utilizing whatever units pass the base safety tests. The pool chassis companies do allow for repairs but not driver downtime....
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SCALE STOP-OFF + SCALE TICKETS
Dear Valued Supra Customers, Please be advised, effective October 20th, 2021, Supra National Express, Inc will apply an Enroute Scale Stop-Off & Scale Ticket Fee for containers meeting the guidelines noted...
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WAIT TIME – SEPTEMBER 2021
Dear Valued Supra Customers, Please be advised, effective September 8th, 2021, Supra National Express, Inc will amend Customer Wait Time to one (1) hour free. We foresee port congestion, lack of...
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YARD STOP-OFF FEE FOR EMPTY CONTAINERS
Dear Supra Customers, Please be advised, effective August 23rd, 2021, Supra National Express, Inc will implement an empty container return yard stop-off fee for all containers that cannot be terminated due...
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YARD STORAGE INCREASE 2021
Dear Supra Customers, Please be advised, effective August 2nd, 2021, Supra National Express, Inc will increase the yard storage fee by fifteen ($15) dollars. Your understanding and continued support are appreciated....
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FUEL SURCHARGE INCREASE 2021
Dear Supra Customers, Supra National Express, Inc. has closely monitored California’s diesel fuel prices throughout 2021 and has assessed a 10% increase from January 2021 to today’s date. Beginning June 26th,...
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CHASSIS FEE INCREASE – 2021
Dear Valued Supra Customers, At the start of 2021, the Pacific Maritime Association ("PMA") implemented a supplemental cargo dues assessment to cover costs incurred to perform enhanced cleaning protocols and procedures...
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Customer Portal
Check below the tools offered on our Portal:   - Search the Load history - Check Load Status: pending, completed or billed - Export Load History to CSV or Excel sheet...
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Careers
Software Developer DUTIES: Planning, designing, developing, coding, testing, building, deploying, and debugging new software or enhancements to existing company software Transportation Management System. Develop a full-stack software system which includes web applications,...
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