FreightWaves Classics: Matson helps provision Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. territories and more

The Supply Chain Journal

Essential supplies of all kinds are carried to Alaska by ship, truck and air, and to Hawaii by air and ship. MNC carries goods of all kinds to the states of Alaska and Hawaii and the U.S. It is the largest gantry in Alaska and is powered by renewable energy.

DASH Systems completes precision airdrop expedition in Alaska

The Supply Chain Journal

DASH Systems, the Los Angeles-based FreightTech startup using precision airdrops to expand the reach of next-day delivery, announced the successful completion of a proof-of-concept Alaska expedition this month.

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Heading North: Navigating Alaska’s Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Alaska’s extreme weather and geography create logistics challenges for shippers moving cargo to, from, and in the state

Alaska Airlines bets on recovery with 737 MAX buy

The Supply Chain Journal

Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK ) will add 30 mainline and regional aircraft during the next three years, including 13 Boeing 737 MAX jets, the company said Wednesday in a show of confidence about prospects for a domestic travel recovery.

Biggest tsunamis in US history

The Supply Chain Journal

The stump of a living tree broken off by the 1958 tsunami at the mouth of Lituya Bay, Alaska. Lituya Bay, Alaska, July 10, 1958. earthquake occurred on the Fairweather Fault in southeastern Alaska. Icy Bay, Alaska, Oct. Shumagin Islands, Alaska, Aug.

Heading North: Navigating Alaska’s Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

Alaska’s extreme weather and geography create logistics challenges for shippers moving cargo to, from, and in the state

Viewpoint: An annual reminder to thank all seafarers

The Supply Chain Journal

This commentary on National Maritime Day (May 22) was written by Buddy Custard, president and CEO of the Alaska Chadux Network. This is especially true here in Alaska. Buddy Custard is the president and chief executive officer of the Alaska Chadux Network.

Alaska: The Last Frontier

Inbound Logistics

Successfully tapping into Alaska’s growth depends on the perseverance, innovation, efficiency, and resources of logistics providers whose experience has withstood the test of time and travel in this most extraordinary state

DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express and Hawaiian Express Service Join Forces to Serve Hawaii, Alaska and Guam

Supply Chain Brain

DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express, an ocean freight company serving Hawaii and Guam and Hawaiian Express Service, an ocean freight forwarder, have announced that they are combining their efforts to better serve the Hawaii, Alaska and Guam localities

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Freight Transport in Alaska: The Haul of the Wild

Inbound Logistics

Challenging weather and a remote location make delivering freight to and from Alaska a complex operation. To simplify operations, many shippers turn to transportation companies and logistics service providers that have the expertise to make sure freight flows smoothly despite the complexities

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Regulators gear up for rule setting minimum train crew size

The Supply Chain Journal

Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, to expand Alaska Railroad’s authorization for transporting 40-foot tanks of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on railroad flatcars. The Alaska Railroad has a productive relationship with FRA and we want to continue that.”.

How to Ship in Alaska

Inbound Logistics

The variety of cargoes that fly in and out of Alaska—ranging from time-sensitive medical supplies and oil field equipment to perishable seafood—means companies must identify specific shipment needs and align them with asset and service requirements

How to Ship in Alaska

Inbound Logistics

The variety of cargoes that fly in and out of Alaska—ranging from time-sensitive medical supplies and oil field equipment to perishable seafood—means companies must identify specific shipment needs and align them with asset and service requirements

Freight Transport in Alaska: The Haul of the Wild

Inbound Logistics

Challenging weather and a remote location make delivering freight to and from Alaska a complex operation. To simplify operations, many shippers turn to transportation companies and logistics service providers that have the expertise to make sure freight flows smoothly despite the complexities

Van Horne Institute Considers Alaska Transport Route, and Weighs Trump’s Plans for Keystone XL

NC State SCRC

The Alberta government asked the Van Horne Institute to examine the case for building a railway from the Oil Sands fields of Fort McMurray to the Delta junction in Alaska. The bitumen would be heated in tanks in McMurray and unloaded in heated tanks at Delta Junction, where the Alaska Pipeline connects with the Alaska Railway system,which goes to the port of Valdez. The team was not sure that the Alaska Pipeline would be interested in taking Canadian oil into their system.

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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Hot Shots: Hurricane, summer snow, container ship cluster

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features Hurricane Nicholas’ Texas landfall, summer snow in Alaska, cargo ships stuck off Southern California and more. ET, but winter often starts early in some parts of the country, like in Alaska.

FreightWaves Classics: Crowley Maritime Corporation… from a single rowboat to a global leader

The Supply Chain Journal

The Crowley Fuels division is focused on Alaska. Crowley has 18 petroleum terminals across Alaska that have a combined 76 million gallons of storage capacity. distant early warning (DEW) radar and communication system on the Alaska coastline.

What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?

Freightos

Alaska Airlines launched online seat booking in December 1995 – over 20 years ago! Image courtesy of Alaska Airlines. What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo? . By Etan Efrati, Freightos. As the cream of air cargo’s innovators held turns on the floor, this question came up time and again. The recurring answer? The industry’s mindset is holding customer-centric air cargo back.

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“What spurred construction of Laredo’s World Trade Bridge?”

The Supply Chain Journal

To all who are willing, we will extend the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement [NAFTA] — free trade and open markets throughout the Americas, from northernmost Alaska to the tip of Cape Horn.”.

LSP Saves Customer $1.5 Million a Year With MPO Global Inbound Management

Supply Chain Brain

Challenge: A multinational oil and gas company relied on thousands of suppliers worldwide — including remote partners in Azerbaijan, Alaska and Angola — for time-critical materials.

Key US companies back Gulf carriers in Open Skies row

Logistics Middle East

CEOs of Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Airways are among those opposing the stance of industry partners American, Delta and United

Getting Christmas Goods on Time: FedEx and UPS Roll Out Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Intelligent Audit

FedEx holiday shipping deadlines are more stringent: December 9 – for FedEx Ground® Economy and FedEx Freight® Economy December 15 – for FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx Ground® in both the Contiguous US and to Alaska and Hawaii, FedEx Freight® Priority, FedEx Freight® Direct, and U.S.

Liam Neeson takes the ice road

The Supply Chain Journal

Ice roads are typically found in the northernmost regions of the world, specifically Alaska, northern Canada and other Arctic areas, and the longest such road is on the Kuskokwim River in Alaska.

FMC’s Maffei says capacity demand won’t recede ‘until late 2022’

The Supply Chain Journal

MAFFEI: “ My colleague, Commissioner Louis Sola, has been investigating the impacts of COVID-19 on the cruise industry, and his work has shown how heavily dependent on cruise sailings states like Florida, Texas and Alaska are.

Blockchain: Preventing E. Coli Through Enhanced Traceability

Kinaxis

Then, after an outbreak at an Alaska prison pointed to whole romaine lettuce heads, the CDC targeted all romaine grown in Yuma, Arizona. by All By: APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE. This article was originally published on apics.org, and is repubished with permission. Blockchain has been touted as the cure-all for everything from financial fraud to voting, but Wired magazine ’s Maryn McKenna suggested that blockchain could help prevent E.

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Top Mobile Barcoding Case Studies for Oracle’s JD Edwards

RFgen

Trident Seafoods operates fishing vessels and manufacturing facilities in Alaska. Overview. Mobile barcoding extends Oracle’s JD Edwards ERP to point-of-work with mobile devices and real-time scanning.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Con-Way Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B in sales (estimated 2012). Con-Way Freight has 9.4% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc.

Fred Meyer warehouse workers in Pacific NW prepare for strike

The Supply Chain Journal

Grocery distribution to Fred Meyer stores in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska could be disrupted starting Sunday if unionized warehouse workers vote to strike after talks on a new contract broke down.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

The article cites Dr. Darren Prokop, of the University of Anchorage Alaska, who explains supply chain visibility involves seeing “a particular activity with access to information at selected nodes.” In the information age, it’s difficult to hide things you would prefer to remain undiscovered. This is as true for businesses as it is for individuals. Consumers, activists, and investors increasingly want to know the products they buy are sourced sustainably and ethically.

Finish What You Start and Never Give Up

BlueYonder

CS: I grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. The first was moving back to Alaska to support my husband, considering my role at JDA and my travel schedule. But the best thing about being in Alaska is having so much family around. CS: I am the Finance Chair of a 35-year-old non-profit called Tanaina Child Development Center in Alaska.

Why McDonald's Is Switching to Fresh Beef

Supply Chain Brain

Sorry about your luck, Hawaii and Alaska. McDonald’s says it’s switching from frozen beef to fresh in some 14,000 U.S. locations by early May. The company officially rolled out the concept at 3,500 stores today. You’ll still get frozen beef. It’s the latest in a series of moves by the chain (which have included dollar menus and removing antibiotics from its chicken) to woo customers as competition increases in the food industry. So what led to the decision?

Coast Guard calls capsizing of commercial vessel major marine casualty

The Supply Chain Journal

Condemned NOAA port in Alaska to get major makeover. The Coast Guard and multiple good Samaritan vessels Tuesday rescued six crew members of the Seacor Power, a commercial lift boat, and recovered the body of another crew member.

DHL eCommerce unit discloses peak-season surcharges

The Supply Chain Journal

locations such as Alaska and Hawaii, the unit said. DHL eCommerce, the e-commerce unit of German transport and logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL (NASDAQ:DPSGY) disclosed its peak-season delivery surcharges for U.S.

New UPS Simple Rate Explained

Intelligent Audit

delivering to anywhere in the US, with slightly modified rates for shipping involving Hawaii and Alaska. However, UPS 3 Day Select is not available for UPS Simple Rate shipments originating in or destined to Alaska and Hawaii. From Contiguous States to Metro Alaska and Hawaii. From Contiguous States to Remote Alaska and Hawaii. At the end of September 2019, UPS announced a new service: UPS Simple Rate.