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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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.

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.

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 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

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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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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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

There was an incident where Alaska Airlines (flight 261) flying from Mexico to Seattle airport plunged into the Pacific Ocean. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services. Consumer Packaged Goods. Education. Energy. Financial Services. Healthcare. High-Tech. Hospitality and Leisure. Industrial Manufacturing. Insurance. Logistics and Distribution. Media and Entertainment.

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.

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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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?

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.

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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LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

UPS Freight’s service area includes all of the United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS, Inc. had $54.1B in sales in 2012. UPS Inc.

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.

Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

The last straw was when leased freighters had to wait in Anchorage, Alaska, on a couple of occasions because all the parking spots at O’Hare were taken, Benno Forster, senior vice president and head of operations and procurement for the Americas, said in an interview.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Alaska. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

RFgen Recognized as a Top Software and Technology Provider by Food Logistics Magazine

RFgen

This advanced technology lets vertically integrated companies such as Trident Seafoods operate with 24-hour system availability at any of their remote Alaska plants.

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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 ).