BR Williams Named Best Trucking Company in Alabama

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

FreightWaves Ratings names BR Williams the best trucking and transportation company in Alabama. BR Williams topped the list of the ten best trucking companies serving areas in and around Alabama.

Amazon Workers Vote Down Union Drive at Alabama Warehouse

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Amazon workers at a giant warehouse in Alabama voted decisively against forming a union on Friday

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DOT seeks ‘careful and prompt consideration’ of Amtrak service to Gulf Coast

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Indeed, CSX, NS and other stakeholders in Alabama, such as the Alabama State Port Authority , have also said that the lack of adequate data has hampered efforts to restore service, although they disagree with Amtrak and stakeholders in Mississippi about what data is and isn’t available.

Federal regulators to review Amtrak’s request to restore Gulf Coast service

The Supply Chain Journal

Amtrak wants to run passenger trains between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama. However, as explained above, this proceeding, including evidence submitted by the parties, will provide a forum to assess precisely the matter of concern to Alabama state officials and others.”.

FreightWaves Classics: I-22 connects Memphis and Birmingham

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Photo: Alabama Department of Transportation). I-22 was designated in 2012, and within Mississippi and Alabama, most of its length is in rural areas of the states. The interchange to I-65 was opened by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ADOT) on June 20, 2016. Overview.

DOT seeks ‘careful and prompt consideration’ of Amtrak service to Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

Indeed, CSX, NS and other stakeholders in Alabama, such as the Alabama State Port Authority , have also said that the lack of adequate data has hampered efforts to restore service, although they disagree with Amtrak and stakeholders in Mississippi about what data is and isn’t available. .

Supply Chain News on Why Alabama Amazon Workers Said No to the Union

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Union Makes Challenge to NLRB, Alleging Many Amazon Violations of Labor Rule

Supply Chain News on Update Amazon Workers in Alabama begin Voting to Form Union

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Lengthy Mail In Voting Period thought to Give Advantage to Union

Hyundai’s COVID strategy — Transmission

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Hyundai’s production plant in Alabama is getting ready to produce the brand’s first open-bed vehicle: the Santa Cruz pickup. FreightWaves TV News Transmission Podcast Hyundai Hyundai Alabama

Port of Mobile ‘expects growth will remain constant’

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Mobile in Alabama, boosted by a jump in refrigerated containers, reported a 34% year-over-year increase in cargo volume during the month of August. American Shipper Maritime News Alabama State Port Authority Asia trade container shipping Port of Mobile refrigerated containers

Amazon Union Push Gets New Vote in Alabama

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Drilling Deep: The decision to add a truckload terminal can be complicated

The Supply Chain Journal

Alabama Motor Express is a growing truckload company that just added a terminal in Atlanta. Drilling Deep Podcast Fuel Podcast Trucking Alabama Motor Express

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Mobile is a key Gulf Coast port

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A key Gulf Coast port is located in Mobile, Alabama. In 1824 the Alabama legislature created a commission to improve Mobile’s harbor. Photo: Encyclopedia of Alabama). In August 1917 a shipbuilding contract was awarded to the Alabama Drydock and Shipbuilding Company (ADDSCO).

FreightWaves Classics: I-20 connects Texas to the East Coast

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Between Texas and South Carolina, I-20 traverses northern Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Alabama. The conjoined I-20/I-59 crosses into Alabama near York; the two interstates overlap as they pass through western Alabama to Tuscaloosa and eastward toward Birmingham.

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Supply Chain News on Surprisingly, Republican Senator Marco Rubio Announces Support for Amazon Workers Unionizing in Alabama

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Says Amazon does not Support Working Class Value, Amazon Pushes Back

Congressional earmark aims to expand Port of Mobile container markets

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under the new “Community Project Funding” rule approved by lawmakers earlier this year would create an intermodal transfer facility in Montgomery, Alabama. The resurrection of earmarks in Congress after a 10-year absence could become a boon for the Port of Mobile and its intermodal partners.

CSX, NS and Amtrak spar over Gulf Coast service

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Amtrak seeks to start operating passenger rail service between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, by Jan. But CSX and NS contend that Amtrak still needs to complete a study on how passenger service would impact freight rail service, especially on CSX’s network in Alabama.

Supply Chain News on More Twists and Turns as Saga of Attempt to Unionize Amazon Fulfillment Centers Continues On

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Amazon Reaches Union Friendly Agreement with NLRB, while High Turnover May Help Company in Alabama ReVote

Supply Chain Thought Leaders Video Series on What Can Alabama Coach Nick Saban Teach Inventory Planners

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Dr, Mike Watson of Northwester Says Planners Can Learn from Saban Approach

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #8: Keeping supply chain information in silos (and preventing your users from making the best decisions)

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Amazon Warehouse Workers Prepare for Historic Union Vote

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Workers at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, have begun the rerun of a historic union election after the U.S. labor regulator ordered a new vote

Supply Chain by the Numbers for March 17, 2022

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US Apparel Company to Open Plant in Alabama. Logistics Firms Commit to Planned Ocean Shipping Portal. Retail Sales Slow in February, Maybe Due to Inflation. eCommerce Sales Predicted to Rise Sharply in 2022

Supply Chain News on Amazon Workers Just Say No to Unionizing

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In Stunning Rebuke to Labor, No Votes get 71 percent of the Vote in Alabama

Supply Chain News on Amazon Face Toughest US Union Battle Yet

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Nearly 6000 Workers in Alabama to Start Voting by Mail Soon

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Jan. 21, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon FC in Alabama Might Vote to Unionize, US Truckload Rates Headed back Up, US Manufacturing Continues Slow Recovery, Rolled Ocean Containers Hit Record High

FreightWaves Classics/Extra: Classic billboards on display!

The Supply Chain Journal

Many are from the Alabama Department of Archives and History; others are from the Library of Congress. Without further ado… (Photo: Alabama Department of Archives and History). Alabama is one of the key states in “Freight Alley.”

Potential flooding rain could delay truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has posted flash flood watches for these areas, including Pensacola and Tallahassee, Florida; Birmingham, Montgomery and Huntsville, Alabama; Chattanooga, Tennessee; as well as Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. Interstate 10 from Mobile, Alabama, to Tallahassee.

Ida causing widespread road closures in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

In Alabama, the Battleship Parkway Causeway (U.S. The I-10 eastbound ramp to the Battleship Parkway Causeway is also closed, according to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Get the latest road closures here: Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama.

Major hurricane could hit US Gulf Coast this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

The NHC has issued a hurricane watch for Cameron, Louisiana, to the Mississippi-Alabama border, as well as the Lake Pontchartrain, Lake Maurepas and metropolitan New Orleans areas. A tropical storm watch is in effect from the Mississippi-Alabama border to the Alabama-Florida border.

Ida’s flood threat keeps trucking across US

The Supply Chain Journal

Parts of southern Alabama picked up 6 to 7 inches of rain, while Walnut Hill, Florida, recorded 8.2 Portions of the Southeast, including the western Florida Panhandle, eastern and northern Alabama, and northern Georgia, will see an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain through Wednesday morning.

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

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The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Supply Chain by Design Four Things Nick Saban Can Teach us About Inventory Planning

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Nick Sabans Process for Running Alabamas Football Program has led to Great Results and His Insights are Transferable to Supply Chain Planning Processes

Mobile terminal touts import access to coveted Midwest destinations

The Supply Chain Journal

APM Terminals Mobile in Alabama is putting a spotlight on its freight rail capacity to handle imported goods from the Gulf Coast to Chicago and other popular Midwestern destinations. Meanwhile, the Alabama State Port Authority plans to deepen the Mobile harbor to accommodate larger vessels.

Flood threat not drying up across Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

Our field meteorologist @AlaStormTracker has some important, life-saving tips for folks in Alabama through the night. Birmingham, Alabama, was one area hit hard Tuesday. A *FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY* continues in the Birmingham metro area.

Innovative strategies for trucks and trailers — Rising Tides

The Supply Chain Journal

Ware and Visintainer founded their company in 2020 in Birmingham, Alabama, and recently opened an office in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where they will take advantage of a growing ecosystem of startups in one of the hottest logistics markets in the country.