Connecticut to enact highway fee for trucks

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Connecticut Gov. cents per mile on heavy trucks that use Connecticut’s roadways. The Connecticut proposal places trucks in 28 weight categories. Connecticut truck tolling plan off the table, for now.

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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Truckers face ongoing flood threat in Northeast

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The NWS still had flash flood watches in place from portions of Maryland, central and eastern Pennsylvania, southern New York and southwestern Connecticut. Interstate 84 from Scranton, Pennsylvania, to Danbury, Connecticut. Interstate 95 from Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Washington.

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

Jason relocated from Connecticut where he served as the Vice President of Business Recruitment at the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc. Jason holds a Master of Public Administration degree and Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut.

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XPO shuttering Texas distribution center, laying off 29 employees

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XPO Logistics is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. XPO Logistics Inc. announced it will be closing a distribution center in San Antonio, after one of its customers did not renew a contract.

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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.

3G secures $15M financing round to expand technology solutions

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Shelton, Connecticut-based 3G provides TMS solutions along with advanced multi-carrier shipping software. Transportation management system provider 3G has completed a $15 million financing round led by Sumeru Equity Partners, Hercules Capital and several existing investors.

Warehousing’s newest unicorn: Stord reaches $1.1B valuation

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Fulfillment Works has three warehouses – one in Reno, Nevada, one in North Haven, Connecticut, and one in Shelton, Connecticut. Stord, the cloud supply chain company that is attempting to bring an Amazon-like experience to all brands, is the newest unicorn in the supply chain space.

Why XPO is Spinning Off GXO with Mark Manduca

The Logistics of Logistics

XPO’s corporate headquarters are in Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S. Why XPO is Spinning Off GXO with Mark Manduca. Mark Manduca and Joe Lynch discuss why XPO is spinning off GXO. Mark is the Chief Investment Officer of XPO which is leader in logistics, brokerage and LTL. About Mark Manduca.

XPO ends an era with strong Q2 results

The Supply Chain Journal

In its last reporting quarter as a consolidated entity, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based transport and logistics concern reported second-quarter revenue of $5.04 XPO Logistics Inc. NYSE:XPO) has ended a remarkable 10-year run with a bang.

Ida death toll rises in Northeast

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Various officials have blamed the storm for at least 46 deaths Wednesday night and Thursday morning from Maryland to Connecticut. A Connecticut state police sergeant, Brian Mohl, perished after his cruiser was swept away.

XPO spinoff approved; shares to start trading Aug. 2

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The announcement marks the culmination of an eight-month process that began when Greenwich, Connecticut-based XPO announced in December that it would spin off its logistics business while keeping its LTL and brokerage businesses, among others, under the XPO banner. XPO Logistics Inc.

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.

Associated Grocers of New England Selects HIMPACT

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The AGNE website states that while most of its business is in the six New England States (New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island), it has expanded to upstate New York as well. “As

The empower hour — WTT

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Plus, Connecticut will enact a highway fee for trucks; Yellow defends the transparency of its CARES Act loan; and proposals are submitted to address the ocean shipping crisis.

Investor scores a fortune selling container ships named after Patriots

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New York and Connecticut investment funds rushed into shipping in the decade after the financial crisis, believing they’d make a killing buying low and selling high.

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.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (May 20-24, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This meant skipping school and work on Friday and leaving the house by 6:00 am to catch the 9:00 am ferry in Connecticut. I would be on a ferry heading to Long Island right now. For the past six Memorial Day weekends, I’ve been going to a baseball tournament on Long Island with my sons. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 20-24, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. News This Week in News Amazon ATA Truck Tonnage Index C.H.

High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

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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.

Odyssey Logistics gets better outlook from key ratings agency

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However, the outlook for the Connecticut-based company was changed to stable from negative. The debt ratings of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. were held steady by Moody’s Investors Service in a recent review, a little more than a year after the ratings agency downgraded them.

Borderlands: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico

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New Britain, Connecticut-based Stanley Black & Decker is a manufacturer of industrial tools and household hardware. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

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.

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Halloween 2021 Predictions

Enterra Insights

Zone 1 – Northeast & New England (New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.): “Boo!

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

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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.

This Week in Logistics News (August 21 – 27)

Logistics Viewpoints

Point Pickup Technologies , headquartered in Connecticut, a last-mile provider to retailers, announced that it has acquired GroceryKey, a Madison, WI based e-commerce platform provider. On this date, August 27, in 1883, Krakatoa erupted.

Worldwide Flight Services acquires Texas-based cargo handler

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with 10 facilities in Texas, along with operations in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and Minneapolis.

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High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

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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.

OOIDA vs. 556% insurance hike – WTT [newsletter]

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According to Wired , a New Haven, Connecticut–based chef renowned for pioneering sustainable sushi, Bun Lai is creating a pop-up dining experience around them. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

Pitney Bowes announces peak-season delivery surcharges

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In addition, the Stamford, Connecticut-based company will levy weight-based surcharges on all shipments requiring expedited deliveries, which is a time-definite guarantee of three days or less. E-commerce and postal provider Pitney Bowes Inc.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

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High heat continues in Philadelphia; Boston; Hartford, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and Minneapolis-St. After repeated rounds of heavy rainfall pounded the south-central U.S. over the past few weeks, the threat will shift northeastward the rest of this week.

This Week in Logistics News (June 5 – 11)

Logistics Viewpoints

Sometimes, you need to add a little color to make people happy. After World War II, Brussels was in a state of depression.

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.

XPO first-quarter revenue sets quarterly record

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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

Gemspring Capital invests in Transport Investments

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Gemspring Capital is a Westport, Connecticut-based private equity firm with $1.1 Gemspring Capital Management LLC announced Thursday that an affiliate has invested in Pittsburgh-based Transport Investments Inc. , an asset-light transportation and logistics company. .