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.

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.

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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.

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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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

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

Alaska: The Vast Frontier

Inbound Logistics

By offering air, barge, ocean carrier, rail, and trucking services, logistics providers are minimizing the risks involved with transporting goods to, from, and within Alaska

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

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.

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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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

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.

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.

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.

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

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Fred Meyer warehouse workers in Pacific NW prepare for strike

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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.

Coast Guard calls capsizing of commercial vessel major marine casualty

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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.

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.

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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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.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Watkins Motor Lines grew for decades

The Supply Chain Journal

Arctic Express Inc embarked on its inaugural trip to Alaska from Minneapolis in December of that year. The founding of this subsidiary expanded Watkins Motor Lines’ reach from Laredo, Texas to Kenai, Alaska, the longest distance in the United States.

Copper in flux

Resilinc

Less than four months ago, copper was setting record prices and experts were forecasting long-term supply gaps due to a collision between the growing demand for copper in clean-power technologies and the cost and difficulties of developing new mines.

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Delta Air Lines to lease 7 cargo-friendly A350s

The Supply Chain Journal

In May, Alaska Airlines said it will buy 13 additional 737 MAXs and 17 new Embraer 175s for its regional fleet. mainline carriers are rebounding faster than others around the world, and investments in new aircraft are a sign they see recovery in their future.

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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.”.

Hot Shots: Best freight-related social posts of the week

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features lingering snow in southern Alaska, a crane collapse at a Taiwan port and a tractor-trailer decked out for Memorial Day. It’s less than three weeks from the summer solstice and there’s still snow on the ground in southern Alaska.

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

FreightWaves Classics: License plates began in France in 1893

The Supply Chain Journal

This is a forged 1921 Alaska license plate. Alaska issued a few license plates in 1921. Alaska was still a territory in 1921, and even more sparsely populated than today. The most recent sale of a 1921 Alaska license plate occurred in 2000.

News alert: Coast Guard searching for crew of capsized commercial vessel

The Supply Chain Journal

Condemned NOAA port in Alaska to get major makeover. Updated April 14, 2021 at 10:15 p.m.

FreightWaves Classics: I-17 serves Arizona’s ever-growing population

The Supply Chain Journal

Because of this definition, there are interstates that are beltways around large metropolitan areas or in places such as Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico that cannot connect to other states. Interstate 17 (I-17) is another intrastate interstate (as are I-2 , I-4 , I-12 , I-14 and I-16 ).

Coast Guard coordinates cleanup after deadly SEACOR Power capsizing

The Supply Chain Journal

Condemned NOAA port in Alaska to get major makeover. The Coast Guard announced Monday that it has formed a Unified Command to remove wreckage in the wake of the deadly SEACOR Power capsizing. The commercial lift boat capsized April 13, 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

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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