FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (Part 2)

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The modern Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad. The Denver & Rio Grande Western’s iconic logo. The Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad was subsequently organized to acquire the D&RG’s assets, taking formal control on August 1, 1921.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (Part 1)

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This FreightWaves Classics article provides an overview of another fallen flag railroad – the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (reporting mark D&RGW; known as the “Rio Grande”), which was the largest and most successful narrow-gauge network in the United States.


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Bindiya Vakil on Denver Colorado Radio: Helping the Hospital Supply Chain


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Denver brokerage combines digital technologies with personal service

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See how Denver-based United Transportation Services has implemented time-saving technologies while still delivering hands-on, personalized service to its customers. .

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ICON 2020 is Coming to Denver: 4 Reasons You Should Attend


ICON – our annual customer conference gathering more than 2,000 global attendees together – is coming to Denver in 2020. The post ICON 2020 is Coming to Denver: 4 Reasons You Should Attend appeared first on Supply Chain Nation Blog. Stay in the know about the biggest and best supply chain conference of the year with our blog series that will highlight what’s new at ICON. You can see all the developments as they unfold and get special ticket pricing by following along.

Denver Airport Luggage Management Disaster

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Construction began on the Denver International Airport ( DIA ) in 1989. The post Denver Airport Luggage Management Disaster appeared first on Clear Spider. The airport promised a highly skilled baggage system that automates the process of moving luggage.

We’re going live at the Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit in Denver


by Danielle McNeil Taylor This week our team lands in Denver to participate in the first Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit from Nov. Hope to see you in Denver! The goal of the Summit is to provide actionable insights and strategic guidance on how companies can improve planning agility to balance customers’ expectations and business goals.

Snowy start to week for truckers in Rockies

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This storm could bring the Denver metropolitan area its first measurable snowfall this month. The heaviest snow will hit the mountains west of Denver along the I-70 corridor, with totals of 8 to 12 inches possible in the Eisenhower and Johnson tunnel areas. Rockies snow.

Delivery sweetening the pot for recreational cannabis businesses

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But like in Massachusetts, for Cullen’s two locations in Denver he must meet the Social Equity Provisions for new businesses to secure a delivery license. Americans can have just about anything delivered to their front doors, whether it’s a pizza or a bag of groceries or a shiny new SUV.

Winter Storm Alert: Major Snowstorm Threatens the Rockies and High Plains


Meteorologists at are predicting “a major snowstorm will likely pummel parts of the Rockies and High Plains this weekend with over a foot of snow that could snarl travel, damage trees and knock out power in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and western Nebraska.”

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Supply Chains that Rock Around the Clock: Rock and Roll All Night

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This story follows a sleeper team for YRC freight as the two drivers make a run of approximately 22 hours from the Chicago area to Denver

A Gartner Summit Just For The Supply Chain Planner


Linkner’s guest keynote was on the second day of Gartner’s first annual Supply Chain Planning Summit , held at Denver’s sparkling new Gaylord Resort Nov 4-5 for the supply chain planner. It will be at the Gaylord again in Denver. “Who says supply chain cannot be a hotbed of creativity?” Says speaker Josh Linkner, jazz guitarist and founder of digital promotions company ePrize (now HelloWorld) and Detroit Venture Partners.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

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A huge snowstorm in Denver last week closed three interstate highways: I-25, I-70 and I-76. Road closures isolated Denver from parts of the supply chain last week. That led to an increase on the lane from Seattle to Salt Lake City , as an alternative to bringing in supplies from Denver. Denver to Albuquerque, NM increased to $2.07/mi. Out west, Sacramento to Salt Lake City picked up, possibly replacing the Denver to Salt Lake City lane.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2013 (1/2)

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This year’s CSCMP Annual Global Conference took place in Denver, Colorado. Durach for sending me these entries from Denver. It has become a good tradition that some of the leading journals of our field announce their best paper awards during the CSCMP’s Supply Chain Management Educators’ Conference, the academic part of the CSCMP Conference ( see my previous post from Atlanta last year ).

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Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

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Drivers will have to chain up Monday in the Rockies west of Denver. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

The Best Logistics Team You Have Never Heard Of with Matt Scherer

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Scherer in the City and County of Denver Day” for his work in community affairs in Colorado. The Best Logistics T eam You Have Never Heard of with Matt Scherer. Matt Scherer and Joe Lynch talk about the best logistics team you have never heard of.

Van freight stabilizes in early October

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Here are two lanes worth noting: Denver to Oklahoma City jumped 12¢ to a not-so-hot $1.43/mile. Traditional backhaul markets like Denver and Seattle held up, and Los Angeles continued to see price increases over the past month. Elsewhere: Dallas to Denver plunged 24¢ to $2.40/mile. Spot market line haul rates are now only 5% higher for vans now than they were a year ago, rising from $1.74 to $1.83 per mile not including the fuel surcharge.

Spot Market Freight Rates Soar After Hurricane Harvey

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Denver to Houston rose 59¢ to $1.63 per mile, the biggest weekly jump ever on an outbound Denver lane. Chicago to Denver rates rose 22¢ to $2.72 Denver to Houston reefer rates also rose 63¢ to $2.53 Out of California, Fresno to Denver rates hit $2.39, up 30¢ from the week before. Van rates rose all across the country last week, following Hurricane Harvey. The national average van rate jumped up 12¢ to $1.90

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Hill Brothers shows power of family

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It primarily operates on routes to Denver, Chicago and south to Texas from Omaha. Hill Brothers Transportation. The four Hill brothers founded Hill Brothers in Omaha, Nebraska in 1986.

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U.S. Olympian Lindsey Vonn and American Rock Band Weezer Set to Headline ICON 2020


Blue Yonder ICON – May 4-7 in Denver, Colorado – is coming up fast and we continue to announce exciting new event details before we jet to the Rockies! American rock band Weezer will be headlining the ICON 2020 Customer Celebration in Denver!

Rail Roundup: OmniTRAX, G&W develop, expand partnerships

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OmniTRAX is a part of The Broe Group, an infrastructure investment firm based in Denver. OmniTRAX, partners seek to develop site in southern Indiana.

Announcing the ICON 2020 Customer Keynote Speakers


We hope your calendars are marked for ICON 2020 – the Intelligent Supply Chain Conference – May 4-7 in Denver, Colorado. Join us in Denver for our second annual developers conference and an all new, immersive experience in tandem with ICON – Register today!

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2014

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As every year ( see my previous post from Denver last year ), several leading supply chain management journals have used this forum to present their best paper awards. This year, the CSCMP’s Annual Global Conference 2014 was held in San Antonio, Texas. The Educators’ Conference, which provides academics and students a forum to hear the latest in our research field, has become an integral part of it.

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Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE. New survey finds that most companies are still formulating and gaining support for a digital strategy, with fear of change and data challenges as leading roadblocks. . BOSTON, Mass. and HOUSTON, Tex.

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Post-Easter rebound doesn't reach truckload rates

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Trucks had a tough time getting out of Denver. Drivers going to Denver will want to make sure their headhaul into Denver covers their costs on the way out as well. Denver to Houston dropped 18¢ to $1.16/mi. Denver to Chicago declined 13¢ to $1.07/mi. Although van freight volumes recovered following Easter week, it wasn't enough to boost the national average van rate, which remains at $1.81/mi.

Spot market settles after Hurricane Florence

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Rates were up out of Denver , and the lane to Houston rose 17¢ -- but the average was still just $1.50/mile. As people in the Carolinas try their best to return to their normal routines, the freight markets have settled back down into typical seasonal trends following Hurricane Florence. Unlike with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the impact from Florence on freight movements was mostly felt regionally.

Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

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Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver? See you in Denver soon! It’s is one of the best conferences in the supply chain and logistics industry to learn and network. The challenge, of course, is choosing which sessions to attend, spread out across twenty-six tracks. Let me help you. Below are the sessions that I am participating in focused on social networking, transportation management systems, and “mega” supply chain trends.

The Daily Dash: TuSimple’s 3,280-foot view

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The Denver dry van freight market has been quite volatile, with big and fast capacity swings. With demand for capacity on the rise, dry van carriers in the Denver market currently have leverage in rate negotiations.

LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference


LeanCor executives – Robert Martichenko (CEO), Roger Pearce (VP of Lean Deployment), and Matt Melrose (VP of Operations) – will be presenting and speaking on panels at the 2013 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference in Denver, Colorado next week. Hope to see you in Denver!

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?


The Denver-based firm operated in all states west of the Appalachian Mountains. Here are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens. Some of those issues prevailed this year, others lessened in importance, and still, others reared their heads as 2019 progressed.

Van freight gears up for the holidays

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Los Angeles to Denver also increased 14¢ to $3.21/mile. The West Coast continued to drive spot market demand last week. Load-to-truck ratios in Los Angeles hit 12.2 on Friday, even stronger than the prior Friday when it was just over 10. Los Angeles outbound rates rose last week, which is in contrast to declining rates in most of the remainder of the country.

Van Rates Adjust to Changing Holiday Demand

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Most of the big increases last week were out of Denver , where the average outbound rate jumped up 7%. Denver is what we typically refer to as a backhaul market, though, meaning that outbound loads usually pay a lot less than inbound loads. Denver to Phoenix rose 19¢ to $1.52/mile. One of the few headhaul lanes out of Denver is to Albuquerque, NM , and it gained10¢ to $2.16/mile. Van rates jumped up 15¢ in both directions between Los Angeles and Denver.

Advantages of a Phoenix Warehouse for eCommerce Fulfillment

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magazine ran a story with this intriguing title: “ The Next Tech Hub Isn’t Austin Or Denver. Late last summer, Inc. The Next Tech Hub Is Greater Phoenix. ”.

Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

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Load availability soared in places like Denver and Memphis. Out West, the number of loads tripled on the lane from Denver to Los Angeles. Prices were also up on the lane from Denver to Phoenix. The flipside of higher outbound rates in Denver is that inbound rates tend to fall. to Denver paid 15¢ less last week, at $2.45 One thing reefers and vans had in common was that there were a lot more loads available last week in Denver.

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Higher van volumes fail to boost rates

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On the other hand, volumes plunged coming out of Denver , so only the higher-priced lanes remained, which boosted rates there. Several low-paying lanes showed rate increases last week: Denver to Chicago increased 11¢ to $1.23/mi. Denver to Phoenix gained 10¢ to $1.32/mi. Denver to Oklahoma City slipped 14¢ to $1.12/mi. The end of Q1 was relatively quiet on the truckload spot market.