FEMA asks freight brokers for quotes to haul loads of water in preparations for hurricane Dorian
Freight brokers told us that disaster relief freight – mostly truckloads of bottled water at this point – is already being tendered as of Wednesday evening, August 28. Chattanooga brokers LYNC Logistics and Trident Transport said they received requests from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for quotes to haul loads of water from the mid-Atlantic to the Southeast. – According to the article from the freightwaves.com and its author John Paul Hampstead
Meteorologists now say that Hurricane Dorian, which has just slipped past Puerto Rico as a Category 1 storm, could make landfall in Florida as a Category 3 storm, packing winds exceeding 111 mph. Florida’s Governor DeSantis has already declared a state of emergency in order to give local governments and emergency agencies the authority and resources they need to prepare for a disaster.- Hampstead also wrote in his article.
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Source and credits: freightwaves.com / John Paul Hampstead, Associate Editor and iTrucker / Mario Pawlowski
Potential Hurricane Path Models. Source: FreightWaves SONAR Critical Event Center