SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

When you hear “technology hub”, Arkansas may not be your first thought. But we chose Fayetteville, Arkansas. Why Arkansas? We chose Fayetteville for its growing economy, the amazing talent pool coming out of the University of Arkansas, its proximity to both Fortune 500 companies and other growing startups. We’re thrilled to assist in growing a rich tech community that highlights everything Arkansas has to offer.”.

SupplyPike Pledges to Bring 180 Jobs to Northwest Arkansas

SupplyPike

When you hear “technology hub”, Arkansas may not be your first thought. But we chose Fayetteville, Arkansas. Why Arkansas? We chose Fayetteville for its growing economy, the amazing talent pool coming out of the University of Arkansas, its proximity to both Fortune 500 companies and other growing startups. We’re thrilled to assist in growing a rich tech community that highlights everything Arkansas has to offer.”.

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Crack in I-40 bridge shuts down traffic between Tennessee, Arkansas

The Supply Chain Journal

pic.twitter.com/D6DXwlH5Cf — Arkansas DOT (@myARDOT) May 12, 2021. The six-lane Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee was shut down Tuesday afternoon after authorities said they found a crack in the center span.

Walmart Introduces Driverless Delivery Vans for Online Orders In Arkansas

Supply Chain Brain

At the moment, the future of transportation is at the Walmart on Regional Airport Boulevard in Bentonville, Ark

Most dazzling fall foliage spots for truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

There’s no doubt that truckers will find vibrant fall foliage in the Ozarks, which mostly span southern Missouri and northern Arkansas. Photo: Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism). Fall officially began Wednesday afternoon in the continental U.S.,

‘Painful mess’: I-40 bridge closure costing trucking industry $1M daily

The Supply Chain Journal

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) shut it down on May 11 after one of the agency’s inspectors found a cracked beam in the span. Drivers needing to haul between eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee have been forced to take the Interstate 55 bridge.

Transplace’s Investment in a New Center of Excellence

Transplace

Yesterday, Transplace announced that it is breaking ground on a new operations center in Rogers, Arkansas. With a deep heritage in Northwest Arkansas, Transplace has continued to expand its presence in the region over the past 15 years. We were joined by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, Rogers Mayor Greg Hines, other prominent Northwest Arkansas officials and many Transplace team members. Transplace’s Investment in a New Center of Excellence.

Let the Debate Begin. Gartner Names Top University Undergraduate Supply Chain Programs for 2020

Supply Chain Digest

University of Arkansas Moves Long Time Number 1 Penn State Out of the Top Spot

Say it ain’t Mo! Trucking fraudsters take advantage of PPP rollout

The Supply Chain Journal

Maurice Fayne, aka Arkansas Mo, 38, of Dacula, Georgia, who appeared on VH1’s reality TV show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” was sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison on Sept. Legal issues News Top Stories Trucking Arkansas Mo Maurice Fayne PPP fraud

The Log Book: Pilot gifts custom Peterbilt to 40-year driver

The Supply Chain Journal

Hunt gives additional $5 million to Arkansas Children’s health care initiatives. . Hunt commits additional $5M to support children’s health care in Arkansas. More than 700,000 children who reside in Arkansas depend on the only child-focused health care system, Arkansas Children’s Inc.

Winter Weather Alert: South-Central U.S. and Mid-Atlantic Brace for a Second Winter Storm

GlobalTranz

As this trough advances East, the shield of snowfall will extend from Arkansas and the Mid-South to the central Appalachians, with accumulations of 3 to 6 inches likely. 8 inches of snow is possible in parts of south-central Arkansas.

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

The Supply Chain Journal

The heaviest rain will impact drivers in portions of southern Texas and northwestern Arkansas, which received record daily rainfall Wednesday — 4.56 inches in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and 2.64 Interstate 40 from Fort Smith to Russellville, Arkansas.

Winter Storm Alert: Ice Storms in the Making Across the US

GlobalTranz

A severe ice storm is causing significant disruption from Texas to Virginia, with Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and parts of Missouri and Illinois expected to face this storm system's most substantial impact.

Cortes named to run Walmart’s US transportation business

The Supply Chain Journal

Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart ( NYSE:WMT) has one of the nation’s largest private fleets. Walmart Inc. has named Fernando Cortes, the chief supply chain officer at Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc., to head its U.S.

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

RFID and AIDC News on Auburn Cuts Ribbon on New RFID Lab Moved there in Spirit Last Year from University of Arkansas

Supply Chain Digest

Amazon Commits to RFID Research at Grand Opening

Retail Vendor Performance Management News Round Up for August, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Walmart Looks to Vendors to Help Fund eCommerce Investments, IBM Signs 10 More Food Companies for Pilot Using Blockchain for Extended Supply Chain Visibility, Robotic Sewing Coming to Arkansas

Vessel traffic flowing again on Mississippi River under I-40

The Supply Chain Journal

Traffic was stopped Tuesday after transportation officials found of a beam fracture in the Interstate 40 bridge (Hernando DeSoto Bridge) that connects Arkansas and Tennessee. Related: Crack in I-40 bridge shuts down traffic between Tennessee, Arkansas.

Walmart looks to remove all cashiers from stores

Supply Chain Digest

The retailer is removing cashiers and standard conveyor belt lines at one of its popular superstores in Fayetteville, Arkansas

SupplyPike Offers Supplier Software for Free

SupplyPike

According to Donnie Williams, executive director of the University of Arkansas’ Supply Chain Management Research Center, “[S]mall companies don’t have that much of a human capital resource that can be devoted to supply chain.”

Ida eyes trucking markets

The Supply Chain Journal

Add-On Systems Director of Telematics John Piper stops by the studio to tell us why he’s hit the road for the Arkansas Trucking Association. On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are talking to FreightWaves founder and CEO Craig Fuller about the trucking impacts of Hurricane Ida.

Tennessee lawmaker frustrated by Buttigieg’s I-40 bridge response

The Supply Chain Journal

DOT did not immediately respond as to whether Buttigieg would be going to the bridge, which spans the Mississippi River between Tennessee and Arkansas.

Potential flooding rain could delay truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

Torrential rain will continue to drench the South this week, potentially slowing down freight flows through one of the nation’s busiest markets.

Borderlands: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico; new 3,000-acre logistics hub for Texas; TUM Logistics acquires 110 Kenworth tractors; and CBP seizes 6 kilos of DMT en route to Arkansas. . Memphis CBP seizes DMT en route to Arkansas.

Congestion persists at rail terminals servicing imports

The Supply Chain Journal

has reopened a Memphis-area terminal in Arkansas that will receive trains arriving from Pier T at the Port of Long Beach, the company said. Chassis shortages and efforts to dig out containers at rail terminals continue to characterize the rail side of the U.S.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes places such as Lubbock, Texas; Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; St. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

SupplyPike Provides Food to Local Hospital

SupplyPike

SupplyPike always tries to support our community, be it Fayetteville or Northwest Arkansas. SupplyPike is showing its appreciation for the hard workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic at Washington Regional Medical Center.

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Walmart to hire 20,000 supply chain workers

The Supply Chain Journal

The Bentonville, Arkansas-based company said the positions include permanent jobs in full-time and part-time roles. Walmart Inc. said on Wednesday it will add 20,000 positions across more than 250 transportation offices and distribution and fulfillment centers, at an average wage of $20.37

Walmart: 3 Keys to Successful Supply Chain Management any Business Can Follow

GlobalTranz

The evolution of Walmart’s supply chain includes three elements, according to a 2012 article from Arkansas Business: distribution practices, operating its own fleet of trucks, and technology. The retailer started dealing directly with manufacturers in the 1980s, giving suppliers the job of managing inventory in its warehouses, the Arkansas Business article said. Arkansas Business Limited Partnership, July 2, 2012.

Home Depot First Customer for Walmart Delivery Service

Multichannel Merchant

Home Depot has signed on as the first retail customer of Walmart’s new service, GoLocal, with Walmart providing same-day and next-day delivery in select stores in Texas, New Mexico and Northwest Arkansas in the coming weeks, expanding thereafter.

Rail Roundup: BNSF reopens intermodal facility; KCS, Savage plan railport

The Supply Chain Journal

BNSF has reopened an intermodal facility in Arkansas to unlock capacity in the greater Memphis, Tennessee, area. The railroad said Monday that it has reopened the Harvard Intermodal Facility in Marion, Arkansas, effective immediately to meet increased intermodal demand in greater Memphis.

3PL FitzMark grows through acquisition again

The Supply Chain Journal

TLI is a nearly 40-year-old national dry van carrier based out of Russellville, Arkansas, providing dedicated and expedited transportation with its fleet of 500 power units.

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Walmart First to Deliver Driverless Middle Mile

Multichannel Merchant

We’re thrilled to be working with Gatik to achieve this industry-first, driverless milestone in our home state of Arkansas and look forward to continuing to use this technology to serve Walmart customers with speed.”.

Future of Freight Festival now a virtual event for 2021

The Supply Chain Journal

If you have already purchased tickets to F3, you will be auto-credited to the Future of Supply Chain spring event in Northwest Arkansas and receive an email with that receipt.

AV company Gatik taps Goodyear for intelligent tire technology

The Supply Chain Journal

Gatik has been running pilot programs with Walmart ( NYSE: WMT ) in Arkansas and New Orleans, and with Loblaw Cos.