Connecticut to enact highway fee for trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

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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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.

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 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.

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 spinoff approved; shares to start trading Aug. 2

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

Borderlands: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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.

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.

The empower hour — WTT

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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.

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.

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.

How an AV car company is helping keep the lights on

The Supply Chain Journal

The program is using Motional vehicles operating within Eversource’s service territory of Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut to collect data and information on Eversource’s utility infrastructure and report that data back to the utility. “We

Gemspring Capital invests in Transport Investments

The Supply Chain Journal

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. .

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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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.

Hot Shots: Fire train, dust storm, fierce flood

The Supply Chain Journal

It appeared near the ABFFreight service center in Brattleboro, along the Connecticut River in the southeastern corner of the state. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so in social media, highlighting trucking, transportation and weather.

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.

Independence Day 2021

Enterra Insights

Other members of the committee included Roger Sherman of Connecticut, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania, and Robert R. For many people, this Independence Day celebration feels much more liberating than past holidays as pandemic restrictions are being cautiously lifted.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

XPO’s equity offering includes share sale from chairman

The Supply Chain Journal

The announcement follows recent balance sheet moves from the Greenwich, Connecticut-based transportation and logistics provider ahead of a planned spinoff of its logistics unit , GXO Logistics , during the third quarter.

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

Watchdog knocks FMCSA on CDL compliance oversight

The Supply Chain Journal

According to the audit, the crash occurred less than six weeks after Connecticut suspended the truck driver’s driving privileges for refusing to take a chemical drug test. “A

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.

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.

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.

CSX resubmits application to acquire Pan Am Railways

The Supply Chain Journal

The acquisition would expand CSX’s reach in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts while adding Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine to its existing 23-state network, CSX said in a Friday release.

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.