Hyperloop prototype to be built, tested in Colorado

The Supply Chain Journal

A new testing facility for an experimental transportation technology known as hyperloop is set for Pueblo, Colorado. Army Depot located in Pueblo, Colorado. News Rail Technology Colorado Elon Musk Hyperloop Pueblo PuebloPlex Swisspod Transportation Technology Center Inc

Severe mudslides trigger I-70 closure in Colorado

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Colorado Gov. At a news conference Monday afternoon, Polis said he was pushing the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to get one lane of Interstate 70 in each direction open as quickly as possible. KMGH-TV also reported that Colorado State Patrol Col.


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Colorado River Water Rationed for First Time Amid Drought

Supply Chain Brain

Federal officials ordered the first-ever water cuts on the Colorado River system that sustains 40 million people

Bindiya Vakil on Denver Colorado Radio: Helping the Hospital Supply Chain


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FreightWaves Classics: I-25 serves three Western states

The Supply Chain Journal

It serves as the primary highway through New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming. Along its nearly 1,063-mile route are three state capitals (Santa Fe, New Mexico; Denver, Colorado; and Cheyenne, Wyoming). The highway traverses Raton Pass (at an elevation of 7,798 feet) and enters Colorado. .

CDOT working feverishly to reopen damaged area of I-70

The Supply Chain Journal

Dry weather in recent days has allowed crews to work without interruption clearing mud and other debris from Interstate 70 in the Glenwood Canyon area of western Colorado. This was according to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Go west on Colorado 9 toward Kremmling.

Most dangerous highway stretches for US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

US Highway 160, Colorado. Highway 160 in La Plata County, Colorado. This 490-mile-long highway segment starts near Colorado’s border with New Mexico and ends near the Colorado-Kansas border. These are the top five most dangerous highway stretches in the U.S.,

5 states with toughest chain laws for truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Overall, Colorado seems to have the strictest chain law. Colorado. Colorado’s commercial vehicle chain law applies to every state, federal and interstate highway within Colorado’s borders. Photo: Colorado State Patrol).

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

The railroad reached its first target, Colorado Springs, with service officially launched on January 1, 1872. The railroad had reached La Junta, Colorado on February 16, 1876. The D&RG extended south from Alamosa, Colorado, reaching Espanola, New Mexico on December 30, 1880.

Hot Shots: Wildfires, floods, lucky landing and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features huge Western wildfires, devastating floods in Colorado, a successful emergency airplane landing and more. Flash floods killed at least one person Tuesday night in northern Colorado.

Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #10 Failure to adequately train your supply chain planning staff


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Your supply chain is costing you money – Reason #8: Keeping supply chain information in silos (and preventing your users from making the best decisions)


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The Paragon Customer Q&A: Automating Route Planning at Colorado Boxed Beef Company


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Watch: Why Should the Supply Chain Care About Cybersecurity?

Supply Chain Brain

By its very nature, the supply chain is especially vulnerable to cyber attack, says Zac Rogers, assistant professor of supply chain management at Colorado State University

Daily Infographic: Highway tunnels that restrict hazardous materials transportation

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Snowstorm to slam Rockies early this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Across many high elevations of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado, the National Weather Service is forecasting 1 to 2 feet of snow to pile up. Interstate 70 from Vail to Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

Winter Storm Alert: Major Snowstorm Threatens the Rockies and High Plains


Meteorologists at Weather.com are predicting “a major snowstorm will likely pummel parts of the Rockies and High Plains this weekend with over a foot of snow that could snarl travel, damage trees and knock out power in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and western Nebraska.”

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Fire, drought and tight petroleum supplies spur more hours-of-service waivers

The Supply Chain Journal

In Colorado, the flooding that hit various burn scars and the subsequent rock and mud slides and closure of Interstate 70 has led Gov. The HOS exemption in Colorado is fairly sweeping. Next door to Colorado, Nebraska has a waiver that went into effect Aug.

Strong crosswinds for truckers out West

The Supply Chain Journal

More specifically, gusts of 55 to 65 mph from the west and southwest will impact truckers from eastern Montana to Wyoming and the northwestern corner of Colorado. This includes western Colorado, most of Utah, northwestern New Mexico and northern Arizona.

Delivery sweetening the pot for recreational cannabis businesses

The Supply Chain Journal

Now companies in Massachusetts and Colorado are at the forefront of the proliferation of recreational weed delivery services across the United States. In Colorado, cannabis delivery companies face a different set of challenges. For Tim Cullen, founder and CEO of Colorado Harvest Co.,

Severe storm threat keeps trucking through Plains this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Severe storms slammed the nation’s heartland over the weekend from Texas and New Mexico to Colorado, Utah and the Central Plains. Five tornadoes popped up Saturday through Sunday, touching down in Colorado, Texas and South Dakota.

Making sense of the market (and memes) — Freightonomics

The Supply Chain Journal

They welcome Zac Rogers from Colorado State University as their guest on this episode. Freightonomics is celebrating a brand-new time and a full-hour show, and Zach Strickland and Anthony Smith have a great one for the first new episode.

Upstream pricing: Something has to give — Freightonomics

The Supply Chain Journal

They welcome Zac Rogers from Colorado State University to the show. With consumer prices creeping higher as shortages plague almost every industry from manufacturing to grocery stores, many people are wondering if economic relief is on the way.

Blizzard keeps trucking through Rockies

The Supply Chain Journal

Most of the snow so far has hit eastern Idaho, southern Montana and northern Wyoming, but will spread Tuesday across the rest of Wyoming, eastern Montana, Utah and western Colorado. Interstate 70 from Vail to Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

Old Dominion adds to LTL network as demand, margins spike

The Supply Chain Journal

Old Dominion relocated a facility to larger quarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado — where it now has three centers — and in Warren, Ohio, in that state’s eastern region, by building new facilities in both cities. LTL carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.

Flood risk stays afloat amid Southwest monsoons

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has flash flood watches in place across large portions of Arizona and New Mexico, as well as smaller sections of southeastern Utah and southern Colorado. Truckers will have to dodge monsoonal thunderstorms for another day in the Desert Southwest.

Green Supply Chain News on Those Raising Questions about Global Warming Hope New Administration will Support Other Viewpoints

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Snowy start to week for truckers in Rockies

The Supply Chain Journal

Snow will blanket parts of the Colorado Rockies Monday through Tuesday as a low-pressure system moves through the region. Winter storms are common in the late spring in Colorado, but they don’t always include Denver with a chance for snow accumulation. Rockies snow.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

The Supply Chain Journal

Drivers will hit areas of heavy snow Tuesday morning from northern Colorado to southeastern Wyoming. Elevated fire danger continues across western Texas, eastern New Mexico, southeastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas and the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Large wildfires lead to road closures in Arizona

The Supply Chain Journal

Fire weather conditions will be especially favorable in western Colorado, much of Utah, southern Nevada, portions of eastern California and far western Arizona. Here are few more photos from one of our AZ511 cameras on US 60.

Elevated wildfire risk developing in Upper Midwest

The Supply Chain Journal

At the same time, the risk may increase across western Colorado and areas of Nevada north of Las Vegas. The NWS has posted a fire weather watch for western Colorado.

Truck driver killed in Texas after collision with freight train

The Supply Chain Journal

Hyperloop prototype to be built, tested in Colorado. A truck driver is dead following a collision Wednesday involving a tractor-trailer and freight train just northeast of Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened just after 7 a.m.

Warehouse cramming is about to begin — Freightonomics

The Supply Chain Journal

They welcome Zac Rogers from Colorado State University to the show to talk through the industry tightness. nVision Global, is a leading Global Freight Audit, Supply Chain Management Services company offering enterprise-wide supply chain solutions.

Hot Shots: Mudslides, floods, wildfires and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features a Colorado highway washed out by a major mudslide, a trucker who misjudged floodwaters, a wildfire that leveled a California town and more. Late last week, multiple rounds of heavy rain drenched western Colorado.

The KlearNow Story with Rick Tellez

The Logistics of Logistics

Rick received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Rick Tellez and Joe Lynch discuss the KlearNow story. Rick is the Co-founder of KlearNow , a tech firm dedicated to simplifying global customs clearance and drayage functions. About Rick Tellez.

This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Uber’s Otto hauls Budweiser across Colorado in self-driving truck (Reuters). This week, as reported by Reuters, “Otto, the self-driving truck subsidiary of Uber, shipped a truckload of Budweiser from Fort Collins, Colorado to Colorado Springs last Thursday with the driver monitoring from the truck’s sleeper berth for the entire two-hour journey.” I should have gotten the email by now.

Save The Supply Chain Leader From Groupthink

Supply Chain Shaman

Water levels falling in the Rhine, the Loire, and the Colorado River. Thirty-one months of supply chain disruption. Currently, companies struggle with rolling electric outages in China. The winter offers no relief.

Flood risk for truckers across Southwest

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has issued flash flood watches for the Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, metropolitan areas, as well as southwestern Colorado and northwestern New Mexico. Monsoonal thunderstorms will continue to soak parts of the Desert Southwest through the weekend.

Hot Shots: Hurricane, summer snow, container ship cluster

The Supply Chain Journal

Severe storms rolled through parts of the Plains earlier this week, producing large hail in Colorado the size of quarters and half dollars. It piled so high that it looked like snow in some places, like in the town of Falcon, about 15 miles east of Colorado Springs.

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

The Supply Chain Journal

Several more inches of snow could pile up Thursday in western portions of Wyoming and Colorado, with lighter amounts in the northern Rockies. Truckers face another day of delays as heavy rain persists in areas from Texas to the Great Lakes.