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.

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The REFASHIOND Ventures Story with Brian Aoaeh

The Logistics of Logistics

Brian holds a BA with a double major in Mathematics and Physics from Connecticut College in New London, CT. The REFASHIOND Ventures Story with Brian Aoaeh. Brian Aoaeh and Joe Lynch discuss the REFASHIOND Ventures story.

Truckers face ongoing flood threat in Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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.

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.

XPO shuttering Texas distribution center, laying off 29 employees

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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.

Hurricane Sam to intensify on way to Caribbean

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The National Weather Service has flash flood watches posted for western parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts, where another few inches of rain could accumulate. Interstate 91 from Hartford, Connecticut, to Greenfield, Massachusetts.

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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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.

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.

Pitney Bowes announces peak-season delivery surcharges

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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

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. .

Pitney Bowes’ first-quarter results fail to impress

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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.

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.

Heat waves scorching two coasts heading into weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

This also includes the Delmarva Peninsula; Philadelphia; New York City; Hartford, Connecticut; and Providence, Rhode Island. Scorching heat will continue to bake two regions of the country heading into the weekend.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

Old Dominion adds to LTL network as demand, margins spike

The Supply Chain Journal

Old Dominion also acquired and expanded an existing facility in Milford, Connecticut, located on Interstate 95 along the state’s coastline. LTL carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc.

STB agrees to review CSX’s plans to acquire Pan Am Railways

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The acquisition would add Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine to CSX’s 23-state network, and it would expand CSX’s presence in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. .

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

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.

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.

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.

Watchdog knocks FMCSA on CDL compliance oversight

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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

This Week in Logistics News (July 30 – August 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

The full list of states that have signed onto the plan includes: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington.

XPO’s equity offering includes share sale from chairman

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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.

Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Heat advisories remain posted for the Philadelphia metropolitan area; southern New York; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston; southern New Hampshire; northwestern Vermont; and eastern Maine. Mother Nature will drop more unwelcome rain in the south-central U.S.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

Severe storms could also spread into the Northeast, including Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Upstate New York, Hartford, Connecticut, and northern New England.

Motional’s Hyundai Ioniq 5 robotaxi ready for the streets

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Motional, in collaboration with Hyundai, has announced its first robotaxi. The Ioniq 5 is based on Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 all-electric vehicle that debuted earlier this year and features Motional autonomous technology to create an SAE Level 4 autonomous vehicle that can drive without a driver.

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.

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.

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The Best States to Buy a Car In!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Other states where you might find a cheaper car than average would be Indiana (which is 11% lower than the national average), followed by Ohio, Connecticut, Virginia, and Kentucky. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The New Car Bait and Switch! A True Story!

Hot Shots: Fire train, dust storm, fierce flood

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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.

Tropical Storm Henri eyeing New England landfall this weekend

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New Haven, Connecticut, to Sagamore Beach. Tropical Storm Henri, which has been spinning over the open waters of the Atlantic the past few days, will soon approach the East Coast. A weekend landfall in New England is possible, with alerts posted for many coastal areas.

CSX resubmits application to acquire Pan Am Railways

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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.

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.