Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic)

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Ohio has many nicknames—the Buckeye State, the Birthplace of Aviation, the Mother of Presidents—but there’s one you won’t find on any license plates or bumper stickers: Gateway to the World. Ohio is home to more than a dozen intermodal railroad terminals, over 5,000 miles of rail lines, four dedicated air cargo terminals, roughly 760 warehouse […]. The post Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic) appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update


Ocean Cargo Updates. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China as the situation normalizes. The reopening of factories in China would see a gradual return of demand, but Alphaliner noted in a recent newsletter that cargo volume recovery was expected to take a few weeks. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update.

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Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update


The major lanes between Houston/LA (I-10 Corridor), Chicago/Ohio, NJ/Eastern PA, and Atlanta remains the same with ample capacity however lead times have shortened. Cargo flows and ship calls are rebounding in China. Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Savannah / Brunswick are predicting import cargo decrease by 40% in March and April from 2019 levels. Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

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The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. by cargo.

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS


When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). Cargo can enter the country via East coast or West coast ports depending on variables such as the type of product being shipped. The preferred amount of inventory held on ships and trucks depends on constraints such as the value of the cargo. New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS.Connect by TMC.

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

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One manifestation of this problem is that multiple ports on the east coast are deepening their approach channels in order to attract bigger cargo ships. As the demand for PPE has soared manufacturing capacity has become constrained, and some distributors are citing supply concerns. The State of Ohio, for example, is buffering its PPE inventories, for example. Manufacturers have responded to these efforts by stepping up the production of PPE.

Technology Helping Truckers & City Planners Reduce Traffic


Autonomous cars drop their passengers off at the curb by day, trucks drop off cargo at night. In a pilot program in Columbus, Ohio, government vehicles collaborated with public data-sharing programs to better understand traffic flow and greatly improve the “pacing” of their city’s traffic lights. She is a regular contributor to Manufacturing Transformation and American Machinist. Traffic and congestion are expensive and annoying problems for any city and its people.

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Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

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Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, TQL employs more than 4,200 people in 59 offices nationwide. The company offers expertise within the automotive, consumer, chemicals, energy, engineering & manufacturing, life sciences & healthcare, retail and technology sectors. While the growth in the third-party logistics market has slowed somewhat, 90% of the major companies in the U.S. are now using at least one 3PL in their operations. The total U.S.

Heavy Haul, Oversize Freight Transportation – Case Studies


Goal : Freightera was tasked to move 8 heavy, oversize refinery units from Houston, Texas to Toledo, Ohio, USA (over 1250 miles) and 10 flat-bed loads. These units required very special equipment and documents to move them: permits in all the states they moved through, and sometimes even permits for each county like in Ohio, agreements to be signed, insurance for $1.5 Customer : Leading US manufacturer of soft drinks. Project 1 – Heavy Equipment Hauling.

This Week in Logistics News (December 14-18, 2015)

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In this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Amazon in talks to lease 20 jets to launch air-cargo business (The Seattle Times). Here are some details from the article: Leasing 20 jets would be a significant expansion of an Amazon trial operation out of Wilmington, Ohio, operated by ATSG on Amazon’s behalf, sources said. That would help Amazon keep the cargo planes loaded even after the holiday crush ends. It’s warm outside.