Cleveland does suck!
In 96 minutes you can barely get halfway through the new Top Gun movie!
The SONAR chart of Cleveland, Ohio’s outbound volumes, inbound volumes, outbound rejections, and inbound rejections indicates they are all down.
One would think that this means wait times are down as well, as seen in the SONAR chart below.
Cleveland is charted on the right side. The left side shows a treemap of all markets. Cleveland is in the lower right corner in green, indicating a low and decreasing wait time.
But, contrary to popular belief, low volumes are not the driving force behind efficiency. It is possible to have high volumes and even fluctuations in volumes and still be efficient.
The charts below are displaying Quincy, Illinois. It is the total opposite of Cleveland in wait times. However, volumes are identical in trends.
Know where you are going and squeeze every ounce of efficiency out of your day.
The SONAR charts for wait times are designed to give you solid insight into what to expect by market and industry. Even ports and railheads are represented.
The thing to remember is that it is a total wait time. So, if a truck is waiting outside a gate to get into a shipper, the entire time is recorded. Not just the time inside the gate.
Peace and love!