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FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

While they differ in size and cargo from many U.S. Photo: Wisconsin Marine Historical Society). Like several other Great Lakes ports, Port Milwaukee serves as a regional transportation and distribution center. A ship dwarfs nearby cars and trucks. Bulk cargo.

FreightWaves Classics: Railway Express Agency was THE express package delivery service

The Supply Chain Journal

The rail express services provided small package and parcel transportation using the American railroad infrastructure in much the same way that UPS and FedEx use the highway and air freight systems today. People came to depend on REA for their shipping needs.

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Pfizer steams ahead with vaccine supply chain plans

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The company has another facility in Puurs, Belgium, as well as distribution centres in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, and in the German town of Karslruhe. Pfizer has developed its own container in which to ship the vaccines to ensure they arrive at designated locations still frozen and potent.

COVID-19: Bullwhip in Cheese Demand

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The smaller supply chain and freight division posted a 22% profit increase due to strong shipping demand out of Asia. Transportation. The International Air Transport Association says global air cargo capacity was off by nearly a third from year-ago levels in August, including a 67% decline in belly space. Errico Auricchio, president of Wisconsin-based BelGioioso Cheese. Sponsored by. Parcel Delivery’s Heavy Costs; Throttling Back Aircraft; Blue Cheese Markets.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

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I’d advise shippers to not get complacent about transportation costs for the longer term, however. The ocean freight industry suddenly lost one of the top ten players when Hanjin Shipping Co. Hanjin's exit strands 89 ships worldwide containing some $14 billion worth of cargo, much of which was headed to the U.S. Crops are also strong in nearby Wisconsin and Minnesota, despite flooding in the Red River Valley.

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Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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A behemoth in the logistics industry, UPS has operations in shipping, air freight, trucking, last-mile delivery and drone delivery. It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world.