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IMPORTANT: Winter Weather In The United States Could Cause Shipping Delays

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Nov 26, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Over the past 24 hours, many parts of the Midwestern United States have experienced up to 12 inches of snow accumulation. As a result, critical shipping lanes throughout the United States could experience significant delays.

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Increased traffic due to road conditions and cautious drivers could mean delayed arrival times for shipments. This winter weather could create a bottleneck effect on the movement of domestic goods between ports, manufacturers, distribution centers and retailers.

Due to the winter weather in the Midwestern United States, here are an initial list of cities that are currently seeing reduced capacity and delays:

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Wisconsin

Bloomington

Fort Wayne

Davenport

Detroit

Mankato

Columbia

Milwaukee

Chicago

South Bend

 

Flint

 

Kansas City

Racine

Effingham

 

 

Grand Rapids

 

 

 

Elgin

 

 

Marshall

 

 

 

Joliet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rockford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 *Source: Ascent Global Logistics Carrier Relations Team

Please note other cities and major highways could be impacted.

If you need to secure an expedited shipment, please contact our team or reach out to your Ascent Global Logistics representative directly.

Topics: Holidays, Shipping Alerts

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