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Winter Weather Alert: First Nor’easter of 2021


Portions of northern Connecticut, central, eastern, and northeastern and western Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island are under a winter storm warning until 0500 (EST) Tuesday, February 2nd.


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Shipping Steel: I.C.E. Transport Operation Moves 132-Foot Rails

I.C.E. Transport

The company arranged ocean transport to the Port of NY/NJ, but transporting the steel rail from New Jersey to Connecticut was going to be a challenge since some of the rail sections were 132 feet long.

High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This will make travel dicey in places such as Baltimore; Washington; Philadelphia; New York City; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston; as well as Providence, Rhode Island. This weekend will get off to a shaky start for truckers in the Northeast as winds intensify.

Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

Connecticut-based XPO says this latest addition will complement its existing European operations. by Amy Wunderlin . Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019.

High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This will make travel dicey in places such as Baltimore; Washington; Philadelphia; New York City; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston; as well as Providence, Rhode Island. This weekend will get off to a shaky start for truckers in the Northeast as winds intensify.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Burlington Northern Air Freight has changed hands, names and missions during its run…

The Supply Chain Journal

In 1982, the company was acquired by Pittston Company of Stamford, Connecticut. Early years. Burlington Northern Air Freight, Inc. was started in June 1972 as a subsidiary of the Burlington Northern Railroad. At its launch, the company served 10 cities.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

In 1975, UPS moved its headquarters to Greenwich, Connecticut. In 1991, UPS moved it’s corporate headquarters from Greenwich, Connecticut to suburban Atlanta, Georgia. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Blockchain: Preventing E. Coli Through Enhanced Traceability


While investigators traced the heads of lettuce from the prison back to a Yuma business called Harrison Farms, “they haven’t been able to reconstruct the path of the chopped lettuce that made people sick from Washington state to Louisiana to Connecticut,” McKenna writes. by All By: APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE. This article was originally published on, and is repubished with permission.

XPO first-quarter revenue sets quarterly record

The Supply Chain Journal

On an adjusted and diluted basis, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based transportation and logistics provider posted earnings per share of $1.46, compared with 69 cents per share in the 2020 period. XPO Logistics Inc. NYSE:XPO) posted late Monday the highest quarterly revenue in its history at $4.77

Pitney Bowes’ first-quarter results fail to impress

The Supply Chain Journal

The Stamford, Connecticut-based company posted adjusted EPS of 5 cents a share, which included a 2-cents-per-share tax benefit associated with reorganization measures. Pitney Bowes Inc.

How Locally Grown Products are Disrupting F&B Manufacturing


Would a customer buying a cranberry product in Milford, Connecticut be more apt to buy a product that says “New England Grown” cranberry versus another brand that does not promote the region?

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


Connecticut. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Connecticut. Connecticut has not converted an abundance of its land for agricultural use. Connecticut’s crops that most affect produce season transportation are flowers and corn. If you ship in or out of Connecticut, don’t expect produce to affect your logistics operation much.

This Week in Logistics News (July 27-31, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It’s my birthday on Sunday and she came from Connecticut to spend a few days with me and the family. “I “I can’t believe I have a 45 year old son,” my mom says to me yesterday. I can’t believe I have a 67 year old mother,” was my response back, and I kissed her cheek and brought her overnight bag upstairs. I’m taking the day off from work today, heading to Boston with my mom and my wife and kids, and we’re just going to pass the day in the city.

Congress, STB try to help Amtrak get on track with performance metrics

The Supply Chain Journal

Dick Durbin of Illinois and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Rep. Congressional leaders and regulators are looking at ways Amtrak can improve its on-time performance, and they’re employing different tactics to get to that goal.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Connecticut. Connecticut officials have issued a mandatory shutdown until May 20. The second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April.

Logistics property update: December 2020


Currently operating six distribution centres across New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, The Home Depot has announced two new distribution centres in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, over the next 12 months. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Connecticut? ? . Connecticut officials have issued a mandatory shutdown until May 20.?? . As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Currently, we are seeing signs of recovery.

Target Expands Curbside Pickup to 1,550 Stores for Back to School

Multichannel Merchant

Target is also expanding Drive Up coverage in existing markets in the Northeast, including New York (Rochester, Syracuse, Albany/Schenectady, Binghamton, Buffalo/Niagara Falls, Ithaca), Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh, Altoona, State College) and Connecticut (Hartford). Target is expanding its free curbside pickup program, Drive Up, ahead of the busy back-to-school season, making it available at 1,550 stores and adding coverage in the Northeast, the company reported in a blog post.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Connecticut . Connecticut officials have issued a mandatory shutdown until May 21. . As we move into the fourth month of the US COVID-19 outbreak, businesses may begin returning to pre-pandemic operations as states begin reopening. .

If He Had Run a Little Faster

Talking Logistics

A few hours later, Mike and his family boarded a plane back home to Maryland, the others drove back home to Connecticut, and I went upstairs to my study and sat by the window, silent and heartbroken. My wife’s cousin Mike ran the Boston Marathon on Monday. He was running in memory of my wife’s brother Paul who died at age 3 of cancer, before my wife was even born.

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

6 River Systems

Revenue: $16.392 billion (12 months ending March 31, 2020), $16.648 billion (2019) Headquarters: Greenwich, Connecticut, USA CEO: Bradley S. Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services.

Gartner and Supply Chain Media formalise partnership to gain new industry insights in Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, USA, and has 7,600 associates, including more than 1,600 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 90 countries. Doetinchem, The Netherlands, 26 January 2016 – Gartner and Supply Chain Media have formalised their relationship by signing a collaboration agreement aimed at further improving the quality and international relevance of research in the supply chain sector.

Podcast: VC Brian Aoaeh on the Future of Supply Chain Investment


Brian studied mathematics and physics for his first degree from Connecticut College. Venture capital (VC) investor, columnist and educator Brian Aoaeh is part of the new generation of investors who are unlocking the opportunities in supply chain.

The Dangers of Counterfeit Parts in the Aerospace and Defense Industry Supply Chain


The New London Day, a Connecticut newspaper, recently reported Massachusetts resident Peter Picone was sentenced to 37 months in prison for trafficking counterfeit integrated circuits from China. A supplier tried to sell government contractors counterfeit submarine parts.

Report, competing letter fire up debate over full-service centers on interstates

The Supply Chain Journal

He cited Delaware, Florida, Indiana, New York and Connecticut. The issue of allowing service areas on interstate highways that would carry a full range of amenities, long a contentious battle in the trucking industry, has been revived again by a paper issued by the Reason Foundation.

Intrastate vs. interstate: The subtle differences that matter for motor carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

Also, eight states – Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Utah and West Virginia – require separate intrastate fuel permits.

Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Supply Chain Network

He continues to work primarily in the Prophesy office in Bloomfield, Connecticut, managing a staff of more than 25 in that location as well as the team at Accellos’ Oakville, Ontario office. “We Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions.

From the Archives: The Journeys We Take, The Choices We Make

Talking Logistics

We had just graduated from college, and instead of starting work immediately, we decided to spend most of the summer on the road, making our way from the ocean coast in Connecticut to the ocean shore in Oregon. Author’s Note: Yesterday was the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, a tragic and sad day for our country. I grew up looking at those towers from my bedroom window as a kid , never imaging they would crumble to the ground someday, brought down by hate and evil.

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Pull Your Own Upset

Tompkins Blog

Here are the five basketball scenarios and lessons learned: In 2006 George Mason forced Connecticut to show some respect. By Jim Tompkins. CEO, Tompkins International. The April 2014 edition of Men’s Health magazine featured an interesting column called “Pull Your Own Upset.” The column discusses how to apply lessons learned to your career/ company based on five NCAA basketball teams who won big games as underdogs.

Tuna Salad and Lotus 1-2-3


That fall morning in Connecticut was beautiful. In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, JDA CEO Girish Rishi writes about a remarkable woman who gave him a life-changing opportunity as a young college student. I don’t remember ever facing prejudice. I have lived in three continents, traveled to 40 countries, spent time in rural places and in urban settings, worked in small and large companies.

Controversial Rhode Island Truck-Only Tolls Raise Infrastructure Funds

Freight Center

Meanwhile, Rhode Island continues to build more gantries — the third one went online in mid-August — and Connecticut is doing its own study of assessing tolls against heavy-duty trucks only. Tolls on Large Trucks. Rhode Island’s roads and bridges are in the worst condition of any in the country, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Census Bureau and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

The service is currently in beta, and is only available for shipments between warehouses in five states — Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. It’s been over a week now since the news broke about Amazon and their freight brokerage business. Honestly, it’s really been one of the industry’s worst kept secrets.

Why Marketing is Your Best Salesperson with Jim Bierfeldt

The Logistics of Logistics

I started it in 2004 and we’re located in Connecticut. [01:01] Tell us a little bit about you and your company. My company is Logistics Marketing Advisors. We help logistics businesses improve their marketing to drive revenue and profits. I’m born and raised in New York and got my master’s degree at Fordham University. In the late 80s and early 90s, I worked for a large advertising and public relations agency.