Mitigating the Effect of Natural Disasters on Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

And when recent hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires began wreaking havoc, many shippers were left asking themselves: “How have recent natural disasters affected our transportation network?” in mathematics from the University of Arkansas.

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


To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Arkansas. Arkansas. #24.

Truck Driver Pay: By the Mile or Hour?

Talking Logistics

Back in October 2018, a US district judge in Arkansas ruled that PAM Transport, a trucking company based in the state, would have to pay its drivers at least minimum wage for the 16 hours each day that they work.

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


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. Arkansas Business Limited Partnership, July 2, 2012.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


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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.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

Below are the sessions that I am participating in focused on social networking, transportation management systems, and “mega” supply chain trends. 4 Questions Before Investing in a Transportation Management System (our most watched Talking Logistics episode with 8,100+ viewed). This session will focus on a recent study that surveyed supply chain managers on their international transportation management practices, processes, and technologies that support them.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

How do that many turkeys get raised, processed, transported, distributed and purchased all to meet demand on a single day, Thanksgiving? production), North Carolina (14%), Arkansas and Missouri. Subscribe Here! Email Address.


Supply Chain Shaman

I believed that we would find a company with the lowest distribution costs (warehousing and transportation), and the lowest manufacturing costs, and this would result in the best overall cost structure. Misnomer (n): A wrong name. The misuse of a term or name. Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

This Week in Logistics News (March 30 – April 3, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Deliveries to a “Grab & Go” locker at a store or to a post office will remain free, the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer said.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)


The rates in Arkansas (3.4 The Greene Group is a staffing agency focused on the logistics sector, specifically identifying trained professionals for the warehouse, transportation, and truck driver segments. Unemployment levels are at an all time low. Economists are trumpeting about the economy, and how great this is for everyone. Employers added 228,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1%, the government reported in December.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

It will take a very long time for freight transportation and logistics to return to normal, after two such monstrous storms in the same month. So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it.

Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

Arkansas. Remember to follow food safety guidelines when transporting fresh and frozen turkeys, and when preparing them at home , so everyone can stay healthy. When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner in the Midwestern U.S., remember to be thankful for Minnesota.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

Regarding the Texas lawsuit, it’s unclear whether the court will hold a hearing or issue any decision before December 1, according to Will Sehestedt, government affairs manager for the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), a trade organization for freight brokers.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

Houston is a Major Transportation Hub. Here’s why Houston is so significant to transportation: Most goods transported from Mexico and South America go through Houston before being routed to their end destinations. How Hurricanes Affect Logistics.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Arkansas. Freight rates generally remain consistent throughout the entire year in the state of Arkansas. Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. The state of Virginia has great access to intermodal transportation , often making it the most economical choice for outbound shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

‘Truckemon Go’ trucking software app


I just found 22 skids of Lucky Charms cereal for Kroger’s,” said Trevis McWhirter, and independent truck driver from Little Rock, Arkansas. “I The post ‘Truckemon Go’ trucking software app appeared first on Tailwind Transportation Software. “Look… I just found a Load over by the hockey arena!”. And with those words Harold Wicks kicked his 2023 Peterbuilt into gear and drove quickly to pick up his load ahead of the four other big rigs trying to catch up with him.