The Dallas-Ft. Worth Distribution Advantage


As the world regains its footing post-pandemic, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area continues to grow economically. metros to post three-year job gains, the Dallas region is recovering to pre-pandemic employment levels faster than all other large U.S.

Averitt Express opens Dallas-area distribution center

The Supply Chain Journal

Cookeville, Tennessee-based Averitt Express recently opened a 400,000-square-foot distribution and fulfillment center in Grand Prairie, Texas, near Dallas.


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Supply chain leadership lessons from Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman


by Alexa Cheater Pro Football Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, who led the Dallas Cowboys to three Super Bowl victories in four years in the early ‘90s, may not be the first person you think of when it comes to giving great supply chain advice. Valuable lessons, even if you’re not a Dallas Cowboys fan. The post Supply chain leadership lessons from Dallas Cowboys legend Troy Aikman appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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All Roads Lead to Dallas

Supply Chain Link

Famously known for the barbecue, the Cowboys, and the State Fair of Texas, Dallas ranks as the ninth largest city in the United States with the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metropolitan area ranking fourth. As the fourth largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in 2016, Dallas has been among the United States’ economic growth leaders and.

Amazon moves into 420,000-sq-ft facility in Dallas, Texas


Amazon’s new Eastpoint Distribution Center consists of 419,626 square feet and is strategically located in East Dallas directly across from the Union Pacific Intermodal yard. .

Notes from the WTG Supply Chain Logistics Summit in Dallas | The.



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Quiet 3PF Unveils New Fulfillment Center in Dallas 

Supply Chain Brain

Quiet 3PF, an outsourced fulfillment partner to premium and lifestyle brands, announced the opening of?its?first first fulfillment center in Texas

How Supply Chain Best Practice Metrics Can Predict the NFL Super Bowl


Some NFL teams have a net value of nearly $3.2B (Dallas Cowboys). General News Sales and operations planning (S&OP) Supply chain management Aaron Rodgers Associated Press Brett Favre Christmas Dallas Cowboys Detroit Lions Eddie Lacy Green Bay Packers Insider trading Lambeau Field Mike McCarthy (American football) National Football League NFC Championship Game Quarterback Tony Romo

DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS: 10 Reasons to Consider a Dallas Fulfillment Center

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When the Wall Street Journal recently reported that Dallas was in late-stage talks with Amazon to become home to the company’s second U.S. Over the years, we’ve watched Dallas become one of the country’s hottest markets – for corporate headquarter locations and for logistics and distribution. headquarters, some people may have been surprised. By contrast, all of us at Amware were anything but.

Former trucking company owner faces fraud charges in carrier scheme

The Supply Chain Journal

OTS), headquartered in Rochester, and Dallas Logistics Inc. During a compliance review in April 2016, FMCSA officials found that DLI was not headquartered in Dallas and that Kirik controlled both companies, which were based in New York.

Customs agents seize meth, chicken lollipops at Texas ports

The Supply Chain Journal

On April 14, agents working at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport intercepted a shipment of 93 prohibited chicken lollipop pet treats, authorities said.

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Borderlands: Trade experts take stock on USMCA’s first anniversary

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Trade experts take stock on USMCA’s first anniversary; more factories and jobs for Mexico; Quiet 3PF opens distribution center in Dallas; and border officials see uptick in migrants hiding in trains. Quiet 3PF opens distribution center in Dallas.

Union Pacific plans to add sidings in strategic areas

The Supply Chain Journal

The Prime Pointe industrial park south of Dallas is adjacent to UP’s Dallas intermodal terminal and has warehouse space and packaging lines, according to Kenny Rocker, UP executive vice president of marketing and sales, who was also presenting at the UBS conference with Hamann.

River Logic to Attend NASCES 2017 in Chicago

River Logic

DALLAS, TX — August 15, 2017 — River Logic will be exhibiting at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit September 11-12th in Chicago. Insider Partners Supply Chain Events

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on What Cities are Seeing the Most DC Construction

Supply Chain Digest

The Dallas Metro Market is Way Out in Front

USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks With TuSimple Autonomous Technology


Autonomous Vehicles Blog Future Tech Truckload Dallas Phoenix Self Driving Truck TuSimple United States Postal Service USPSThe United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded autonomous-truck creator, TuSimple, a contract to conduct a 2-week pilot program of self-driving trucks starting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The self-driving truck startup reached “unicorn status” earlier this year with a $1 billion valuation. This trial run will transport mail more than 1,000 miles each way […].

Supply Chain News on Warehouse Theft Remain Big Problem for Companies Large and Small

Supply Chain Digest

Thieves Steal Gear Worth 600,000 dollars from GoTrak Warehouse Near Dallas, Texa

Supply Chain Research Calls Out the Pressing Need for Prescriptive Analytics for Decision-Making

River Logic

DALLAS, January 22, 2019 -- River Logic , a leading provider of prescriptive analytics solutions, today announces the release of a sponsored research perspective by Ventana Research’s Robert Kugel, Supply Chain Planning with Prescriptive Analytics: Technology Enables a More Effective Process.

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River Logic

DALLAS, January 30, 2018 - River Logic , a leading provider of prescriptive analytics technology, today announced its new partnership with TBM Consulting Group , an operations and supply chain consulting firm known for its Lean heritage and expertise in operational excellence.

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Spinnaker Partners with River Logic to Deliver Optimization-enabled Business Planning Solutions

River Logic

DALLAS, July 7, 2017 -- River Logic today announced its new partnership with Spinnaker, a supply chain services company that helps clients grow, manage risk, reduce costs and improve customer service by developing world-class supply chain capabilities.

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Mexican drug traffickers turned to trucks during pandemic — Long Haul Crime Log

The Supply Chain Journal

During the height of the pandemic, some drug seizures from commercial trucks were as big as $21 million to a record $45 million meth bust in Dallas in January. DEA agents believe the meth seized in Dallas crossed the border in Laredo.

River Logic Joins TBM Consulting Group at the American Supply Chain Summit

River Logic

River Logic is excited to announce that we will be joining TBM Consulting Group at the American Supply Chain Summit next week in Dallas, TX. Not only has our company never attended this event before, but this will be our first event at which we will join TBM Consulting Group as an official partner. Our partnership with TBM Consulting kicked off earlier this year and has since rapidly progressed.

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Winter Storm Alert: Ice Storms in the Making Across the US


Additionally, the following areas may face light ice storms and freezing drizzle that may cause adverse driving conditions: Dallas- Fort Worth, TX.

Using plants to cope with COVID – Cyberly

The Supply Chain Journal

BCB has grown into a company that not only provides top quality live video, but has sourced help from organizations as big as the Dallas Cowboys. COVID has impacted damn near every part of our lives, including giving us green thumbs. It turns out, we’re buying a lot of plants.

Supply Chains that Rock Around the Clock: Everybody's Doing the Locomotion

Inbound Logistics

This story follows the progress of an intermodal container during its three-day, round the clock trip from the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to a distribution center in Dallas

Borderlands: Mexico faces growing shortage of truck drivers

The Supply Chain Journal

Spot rates for high-volume lanes from Laredo to Dallas ( TSTOPVRPM.LRDDAL ) and Dallas to Atlanta ( TSTOPVRPM.DALATL ) were trending higher week-over-week at $3.25 Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

BDP International Acquires DJS International, Expands Customs Brokerage Services

Supply Chain Brain

BDP International, a privately owned global logistics and transportation solutions company has announced the acquisition of DJS International, a Dallas-based customs brokerage and freight forwarding company.

Borderlands: Shipping container squeeze hits US soybean exporters

The Supply Chain Journal

Under the regional “mini-network,” Dallas becomes the central entry point for Texas-bound parcel and package shipments. From Dallas, shipments are trucked to Houston, San Antonio and Austin for next-day delivery. Dallas-destined shipments will be next-day deliveries.

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3 markets could signal changes to come for van freight

DAT Solutions

Three of the most important van markets — Chicago, Dallas, and Los Angeles — had higher load counts, but increased volumes did not translate into higher rates. Rate Trend of the Week

Geodis acquires broker Velocity Freight Transport

The Supply Chain Journal

Velocity, based in Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, will remain in its current location. French logistics company Geodis said Tuesday that it has acquired freight broker Velocity Freight Transport Inc. from McLane Co. Inc., a unit of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK.A,

A Platform for Corporate Memory

MIT Supply Chain

Supply chain operations and analytics company Entercoms, headquartered in Dallas, TX, […]. When employees take on new roles, or leave a job or a company, they often take valuable tribal knowledge[1] with them. A social media platform for retaining this knowledge in the supply chain planning process is due to begin field trials in January 2016. Featured Strategy Talent Mgmt knowledge management MIT CTL retaining knowledge supply chain planning Zaragoza Logistics Center

Home Depot plans multi-million-square-foot distribution centre in Grand Prairie Texas


The Dallas City Council voted Wednesday in favour of giving more than $6 million in incentives for The Home Depot (NYSE: HD), which plans to open a multimillion-square-foot center in southern Dallas that will bring about 800 jobs to the area. This is an opportunity that will be beneficial to many of the residents of the city of Dallas. The center, a build-to-suit project, will be located at 9314 West Jefferson Blvd.

Soaking rain for truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued flash flood watches from just east of Dallas into Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. When it rains it pours, especially in the South on many spring days.

2018 Impact Factors of SCM Journals

SCM Research

Although the impact factor is certainly an imperfect proxy of a journal’s quality, I can only hope that rather conservative qualitative rankings, such as the ABS-AJG list , the UT Dallas list or the FT50 list, will finally be adapted to this new reality. Claviate Analytics have recently published their newest InCites Journal Citation Reports.

Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkanis

The Logistics of Logistics

Turvo is based in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in Dallas, Texas, and Hyderabad, India. Frictionless Logistics: It’s the Collaboration, Stupid with Ketan Karkhanis.