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. A third Matson subsidiary is Matson Logistics , Inc., Alaska-Asia express service.

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

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

FreightWaves Classics: The importance of logistics in the Korean War

The Supply Chain Journal

This FreightWaves Classics article will provide a brief overview of logistics during the first months of the war. Logistics/support services were critical. and UN operations in Korea were due in large part to the logistics and support activities. The logistics of war.

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

Logistics property update: January 2021

EFT

FM Logistics aims to be market leader in India. India-based logistics provider FM Logistics wants to double its warehousing space to 12 million sq ft in the next three to four years, up from 6 million sq ft. In the last six months, FM Logistics has added a total of 10 lakh sq.

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

NC State SCRC

The Van Horne Institute is recognized both within Canada and internationally as one of North America’s leading research institutes focused on transportation, supply chain and logistics, regulatory affairs and information and communications, as measured through its contributions to the strategic decision-making and implementation processes in the public and private sectors. He discussed the need for consideration of public policy in any strategic logistics decision.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

owned and operated logistics, government, marine and energy solutions company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Services are provided worldwide by four primary business units – Crowley Logistics, Crowley (Government) Solutions, Crowley Shipping and Crowley Fuels.”.

This Week in Logistics News (June 5 – 11)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. Intel turns to reverse logistics to create “circular economy”. According to Intel Supply Chain Manager Greg Skrovan, the new focus is transforming the company’s reverse logistics supply chain, making it a “circular economy.”

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

RFgen

RFgen has been named one of Food Logistics’ top 100 Software and Technology Providers for 2019, recognizing its unique contribution to ensuring safe, efficient and reliable food and beverage supply chains worldwide. Thank you to Food Logistics magazine for recognizing this contribution.

Supply Chain Management:Lubrication Management - An Integral.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. 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.

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.

What’s Holding Back Customer-Centric Air Cargo?

Freightos

The new breed of consumer has been weaned on Amazon-level freight service expectations, spanning pricing, booking, and service To this add the even more demanding expectations of a new breed of entrepreneurs, and these are the shippers that the logistics providers must now learn how to cater to. Clearly, Amazon Prime Air, and everything else that will eventually make up Amazon Logistics, will be direct competition, racing towards online logistics services.

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Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Elementum

The logistics industry is one of the greatly effected. While the logistics industry has been effected by Hurricane Harvey, several companies have offered their services to humanitarian organizations. A rapid-response humanitarian relief organization, Airlink is said to be working with major airline companies, namely United Airlines, Alaska Airlines and American Airlines, to relieve workers and volunteers.

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

They provide travel assistance with small planes at the regional level and work with commercial partners to arrange travel for patients in Hawaii and Alaska. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good. North Star Alliance , for instance, uses optimization to find optimal locations for its mobile HIV-AIDS clinics in Africa.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Alaska. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen 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?”.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The other operating units are: Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-Way Truckload. Menlo Worldwide Logistics is Con-Way’s supply chain division. Con-Way Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The post LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight.

The Importance of Transparency in Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” The staff at Supply Chain Link notes, “The terms ‘visibility’ and ‘transparency’ are often used interchangeably in the logistics world. Logistics providers market benefits of visibility and transparency, but it has many customers wondering what exactly the difference is between the two terms. In the information age, it’s difficult to hide things you would prefer to remain undiscovered.

Coast Guard calls capsizing of commercial vessel major marine casualty

The Supply Chain Journal

Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season. Condemned NOAA port in Alaska to get major makeover.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargo congestion has gone from bad to worse at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, forcing importers to wait several days to retrieve shipments and prompting two large logistics companies to migrate airfreight operations an hour west to an uncrowded facility in Rockford, Illinois.

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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. The post LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. 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.

Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. CEVA Logistics is experimenting with a new train-ferry service from Xi’an, China, to Immingham, U.K.,

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

The Supply Chain Journal

NYSE: SMHI ), a Houston-based company that provides transportation and logistics services. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season. Condemned NOAA port in Alaska to get major makeover. Updated April 14, 2021 at 10:15 p.m.

Coast Guard coordinates cleanup after deadly SEACOR Power capsizing

The Supply Chain Journal

Condemned NOAA port in Alaska to get major makeover. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season. The Coast Guard announced Monday that it has formed a Unified Command to remove wreckage in the wake of the deadly SEACOR Power capsizing.

Sustainable Frozen Ecommerce Fulfillment with Cathy Hayward-Hughes and Mike Bradburn

The Logistics of Logistics

Mike and Cathy are the founders of Crystal Creek Logistics , a fulfillment company that specializes in sustainable frozen ecommerce fulfillment. Michael Bradburn is the Co-founder and Vice President of Crystal Creek Logistics. Cathy was born into a fishing family in Alaska.

Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. CEVA Logistics is experimenting with a new train-ferry service from Xi’an, China, to Immingham, U.K.,

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LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Reddaway is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. YRC Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The post LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight.

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

They provide travel assistance with small planes at the regional level and work with commercial partners to arrange travel for patients in Hawaii and Alaska. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good. North Star Alliance , for instance, uses optimization to find optimal locations for its mobile HIV-AIDS clinics in Africa.

Matrix Commerce is Coming Will You Be Ready?

Supply Chain Network

In this first whitepaper on Matrix Commerce, I will start by addressing the aspects which directly impact the supply chain as those are near and dear to my heart as well as my current circumstances back working on the frontlines of the logistics business. Firstly, for purposes of full transparency I must state that I work for a third party logistics firm who does both retail store processing and e-commerce fulfillment and delivery.

Amazon Air begins daily service to Pittsburgh, Kansas City

The Supply Chain Journal

Cathay Pacific hauled freight for a logistics customer for three months last year using a similar aircraft. RECOMMENDED READING: Amazon’s cargo airline begins daily service to Fairbanks, Alaska.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

For packages making the trip across the pond, Anchorage, Alaska is the chosen hub of departure for packages going to and from Japan, making it the fourth busiest freight hub in the world. . Précis: Overnight shipping has transformed the consumer experience and logistics train. BlueGrace Logistics investigates how it works. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Logistics 3PL Publish as a report

LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

ZIP code (including Alaska and Hawaii). The post LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight. FedEx Freight is the largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $5.3B in sales (estimated 2012). FedEx Freight has a market share of 14.9%. FedEx Freight’s revenue includes FedEx Custom Critical. FedEx Corporation is based in Memphis TN and has $42.7B in revenues in 2012.