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.

‘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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.”

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.

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

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.

2021 Shipper of Choice profile: Walmart

The Supply Chain Journal

New York Stock Exchange ticker WMT Headquarters Bentonville, Arkansas FY/21 revenue $559.2 The FreightWaves Shipper of Choice award is presented in partnership with ArcBest and recognizes retailers, distributors and manufacturers that are keeping the U.S.

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

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.

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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BiTA introduces collaboration platform tool

The Supply Chain Journal

The Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) hosted a public-facing webinar last week to celebrate the four years of its vibrant community and its path forward in the exploration of blockchain technology’s applicability to the challenges of modern supply chains.

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Flooding, road closures continue in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

Flash flooding in Bentonville, Arkansas, April 28, 2021. One of the worst-hit areas since Wednesday has been northwestern Arkansas, where local airports recorded 2.25 Major flash flooding continues to slam parts of the Mississippi Valley, keeping some roads closed.

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.

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US

GlobalTranz

UPDATE: 02.15.21. According to weather.com, “more than 2 million Texas homes and businesses were without power Monday morning as record-breaking cold and Winter Storm Uri extended an icy grip across the central United States.” Winter weather continues to impact multiple U.S.

J.B. Hunt braced for ‘chaotic’ balance of 2021, Simpson says

The Supply Chain Journal

The Lowell, Arkansas-based company recently spent $1.25 This keynote interview is part of FreightWaves’ LIVE @HOME virtual event.

Preview: Net-Zero Carbon Summit, April 22

The Supply Chain Journal

of Arkansas ­- Sam M. Walton College of Business Began his career as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Arkansas in 1994, was named a full professor in 2007, and has been the dean of the college since May 1, 2016. The climate is changing.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Brian Fugate is the Oren Harris Chair in Transportation, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Being appointed as the co-editors of JSCM is both a great honor and a significant responsibility.

New Editors for the Journal of Business Logistics (Guest Post by C.M. Wallenburg, WHU)

SCM Research

Before that the two will work closely with the current editors Matthew Waller (University of Arkansas) and Stan Fawcett (Weber State University) to facilitate a smooth transition to the new editorial team. In my recent post , I wrote that the CSCMP’s Educators’ Conference is a forum to catch the latest news from our field. This year, among these news was the announcement of the new Editors-in-Chief for the Journal of Business Logistics.

I-40 bridge over Mississippi River to remain closed indefinitely

The Supply Chain Journal

The Interstate 40 bridge connecting Memphis, Tennessee, to Arkansas will remain closed at least several weeks for repairs. During a May 11 routine inspection of the bridge, an Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) engineer spotted a fractured beam.

NZCS chat recap: ‘Not everything can be electrified’

The Supply Chain Journal

Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ Net-Zero Carbon Summit on Thursday. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Alternative fuels for transportation. DETAILS: Logistics is about trade-offs and overcoming these trade-offs.

NZCS chat recap: ‘Not everything can be electrified’

The Supply Chain Journal

Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ Net-Zero Carbon Summit on Thursday. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: Alternative fuels for transportation. DETAILS: Logistics is about trade-offs and overcoming these trade-offs.

What’s it like hauling nuclear weapons across the country?

The Supply Chain Journal

After completing the hiring process, NMC candidates will spend approximately 18 weeks of training at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Brian Fugate is the Oren Harris Chair in Transportation, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management. Being appointed as the co-editors of JSCM is both a great honor and a significant responsibility.

The Perfect Partner for the Owner-Operator with Mandy Morrow

The Logistics of Logistics

Mandy comes from a trucking family and she grew up in Van Buren, Arkansas not far from USA Truck’s headquarters. The Perfect Partner for the Owner-Operator with Mandy Morrow. Mandy Morrow and Joe Lynch discuss the perfect partner for the owner-operator.

Retailers trial drone deliveries

EFT

The company had already announced a partnership with Zipline to delivery select health and well-being products in Northwest Arkansas from early 2021. Walmart in the USA and Tesco in the UK are both trialling drone deliveries, reports Logistics Viewpoint.