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

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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

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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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

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.

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’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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

3 Ways State Marijuana Legalization Impacts the Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

Recreational marijuana is legal in Alaska, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia. Industry News gtg technology group IMS legalization logistics logistics management marijuana safety technology tms tranporation technology TRUCKERS trucking trucking industryH ow Marijuana Legalization Impacts the Trucking Industry. Marijuana legalization is creating some interesting ripple effects in many industries.

5 Keys to Effective Expediting with Alex Pavlovic

The Logistics of Logistics

I never used that degree, because shortly after graduating I moved to Alaska to be a cook in a national park. It’s a branch of logistics where shipments need to be picked up and delivered as fast as possible. [05:36] The post 5 Keys to Effective Expediting with Alex Pavlovic appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. [00:37] Please introduce yourself. I am head of the department of expediting at Virnich Corporation in Chicago.

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

Texas is the second largest state in terms of land mass with only Alaska being larger, yet most of the population is already living in the Texas Triangle. The post The Texas Triangle appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics The other day I was talking with my friends, Kevin and Wayne at Loadtex and they kept referring to the “Texas Triangle.” Being a Yankee from the great state of Michigan, I had never heard of the Texas Triangle, so I asked what it was.

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How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: H ow much is the cost of freight to (insert destination) ? Even the logistics industry can’t predict what it will be. Alaska. Fortunately, we have the answers you seek! Unfortunately, it isn’t as simple as 1, 2, 3. But don’t worry, you’re in luck.

LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion

The Logistics of Logistics

Old Dominion ’s service area includes all of the United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. The post LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion. Old Dominion is the fifth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.1B in sales (estimated 2012). Old Dominion has 6% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. Old Dominion is based in Thomasville, North Carolina.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Alaska. #14. Alaska. Every delay and damaged road has a cost for logistics businesses, so this is something the industry needs to shout about and get the federal government to truly address. .