Green Supply Chain News on Programs to Put a Price of Carbon have been Growing in North America, but What will Happen After Paris Accord

Supply Chain Digest

Canadian Provinces Looking to Join California Exchange, as Systems Function Technically, but are They Really Effective. Impact on Supply Chains Still Low

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Freight Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

Frost & Sullivan: Freightera Among Key Automated Freight Solutions in North America

Freightera

Frost & Sullivan places Freightera among ‘Key Automated On-Demand Brokerage Solutions in North America’ along with Uber Freight and Convoy. The exception may be North America, where Frost & Sullivan predicts that it will be shared by several leading solutions.

California's Weather Impacts Truckload Capacity

DAT Solutions

California's weather—good or bad—has a major impact on truckload capacity. California supplies nearly 50% of the nation’s produce. Shown are the key market areas (KMAs) in California.

From Vine to Glass: Wine Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

From California to New Jersey, North America produces some of the best wines in the world with popularity increasing year-over-year. Americans now consume the most wine in the world and consumption is forecasted to increase by 2 percent between 2015 and 2019 1.

At Tesla’s Factory, Building the Car of the Future Has Painful and Permanent Consequences for Workers

Supply Chain Brain

Terrill Johnson was installing car trunks at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, when he heard the sound that would define his next few years, if not the rest of his life. “It HR & Labor Management Automotive Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Industrial Manufacturing North AmericaIt was a big, loud pop,” he said. In one movement, Johnson had blown out his elbow and his shoulder. Once the pop came, the pain came.” That was September 2015.

Lumber Liquidators’s China Based Supply Chain Linked to Reported Health Concerns

Supply Chain Matters

Lumber Liquidators is reported to be one of the largest and fastest growing retailers of hardwood and laminate flooring in North America. All laminate flooring carried by Lumber Liquidators bears a label indicating that it is CARB Phase 2–compliant, referring to the California Air Resources Board, which sets standards for formaldehyde emissions in wood flooring.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Introduction.

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Capacity signs on for 300,000-square-foot of space in New Jersey

EFT

The company will retain its existing campus at 1112 Corporate Road in North Brunswick, with its other locations combining to provide existing and future clients with around one million square feet of contemporary warehouse space. Our preference has always been to keep our roots in North Brunswick, offering a centralized location for our employees with a surplus of local labour.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction.

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The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

In America today, 76% of the teenagers are on social media, 78% carry a cell phone, and 93% can access a computer at home. In the past, the logistics industry’s growth was driven by Asia to Europe and Asia to North America exports. Author Bio: Kevin Hill heads up the marketing efforts and provides technical expertise to the sales and service teams at Quality Scales Unlimited in Byron, California.

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Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Shaman

My travels this week took me to California and Boston. Three weeks is substantial and may tip the hand to reshore more manufacturing into North America. Today is a rainy day in Philadelphia. I am recovering from bronchitis. I am reflective as the rain sheets down my window.

Nothing Easy About Supplier Relationship Management

Talking Logistics

29, 2014): By year’s end, chief executives at all of America’s Fortune 500 companies should get a letter signed by the president of the American Bar Association. companies liable for child labor, slavery, human trafficking and dangerous working conditions among their suppliers, the risks to corporate brands grows by the day, said Chris Johnson, the former general counsel of General Motors North America who heads the ABA business section’s supply-chain initiative.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Sarah Zielinski ( @SarahZielinski ) reports, “There are six subspecies of wild turkey, all native to North America. But restoration programs across North America have brought the numbers up to seven million today.” Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia.

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10 things eft’s been reading this week

EFT

Autonomous grocery-delivery service comes to California. To see where the industry thinks we will be in 10 year’s time, including a discussion of autonomous vehicles, then attend the panel discussion at the 20 th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America.

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology. According to the Long Beach Post Telegram : The first live display of automated truck platoons in Southern California appeared to roll without a hitch. It’s snowing outside.

Paving the Way for Sustainable Public Procurement

EcoVadis

state of California has recently passed the Buy Clean California Act. California has already received enquiries about replicating the law in other states and in Europe. Public spending is big business.

Surprise! Cyber Threats increase in Priority in Digital Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

New legislation enacted by the EU and California — respectively the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 — can significantly impact how organizations gather, store, and use personalized consumer data. It was discovered in the Middle East, but the hackers behind it are now targeting companies in North America and other parts of the world, too.”[5] Okay, I admit the headline is sarcastic.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

Poor growing conditions in California and Florida are partly responsible for this change. California went from drought to floods. There is a shift underway right now in the refrigerated freight segment. Two main factors are involved. More restaurant spending, more contract freight.

Peeling Back The Orange Juice Supply Chain! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

In North America we certainly hear a lot about Florida oranges and as such I myself have certainly assumed that Florida was the Orange capital of the world. 70% of production comes from Florida, followed by California. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The Local Food Movement is right around the corner

ITradeNetwork

Throughout much of North America, food grown close to the large metropolitan areas is a summer/fall phenomenon. That stalk of celery you purchased for the stuffing in your holiday turkey has a 95% chance of being from California or Arizona and about 88% of eaters in North America do not live near the major production areas. Ask yourself, when shopping for fresh food, do you seek out and buy from local suppliers? –

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

EFT

Some of the other economic big hitters in the US faring poorly alongside Massachusetts include New York and California. Meanwhile, California, which came 41 st in US news’ rankings also had the second worst road quality across the US in their estimation. North Dakota. #13.

A Gloomy Future for the Port of Los Angeles?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Overall, the port activities in Los Angeles is a major activity node in Southern California, employing about 900,000 people throughout the LA County Region and 3.6 This increase in bottleneck capacity will undoubtedly reshape the freight flows between Asia and North America.

Christmas is Over. Why Are There So Many Loads?

DAT Solutions

Higher demand for vans drove load-to-truck ratios up throughout most of North America in the week after Christmas. Even after Christmas, load-to-truck ratios were elevated for reefers throughout most of North America, and outbound rates stayed high in Florida and Southern Texas.

Reefer Trends Signal Pre-Thanksgiving Push

DAT Solutions

Ontario, CA , rates have also been trending up, helped by strong van movement in Southern California. Rates are based on DAT RateView , with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.

Spot Market Kept Growing in October

DAT Solutions

Not much happened until the end of the week, when volumes started to climb in Southern California. Rates are based on DAT RateView , with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.

Spot market demand heats up out West

DAT Solutions

Volumes were also up from other markets with seaports, including Stockton and Los Angeles – which is home to the two biggest ports in North America. The spot market continues to offer a mixed bag.

Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

DAT Solutions

Out of California, reefer loads paid less in Ontario and Fresno. Rates are based on DAT RateView , with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.

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ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

ScottsMiracle-Gro currently has warehouses connected to operations for the co-distribution of fertilizer with growing media products at 16 locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. to service the Company’s home center retail customers in northeastern U.S.

Truckers Get a Raise in July

DAT Solutions

The focus is starting to shift to the north, but there are still plenty of loads available in the Southeast. This is still a transition period for produce, with the focus shifting to the north.

Demand Heats Up for Vans and Reefers

DAT Solutions

Meanwhile, look for the geographic emphasis to start shifting a little farther north, in preparation for a possible rebound in the Midwest, later in Q3. Rates are based on DAT RateView, with $28 billion in lane rates, updated daily, for 65,000 point-to-point lanes across North America.

LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion

The Logistics of Logistics

Old Dominion is based in Thomasville, North Carolina. In 1957, Old Dominion extended its operations to most major markets in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Five years later, the company relocated its headquarters to High Point, North Carolina, in 1962 and merged with Bottoms-Fiske trucking company. Old Dominion operates as a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier primarily in the United States and North America. LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion.

Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Receives Sustainability Award at Clean50 Summit in Toronto

Freightera

Eric Beckwitt was born in California but had to flee with the family in 2003 to save his son, who suffered severe asthma in the Sierra Nevada foothills where the Beckwitt family lived.