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

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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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.

Research Shows Rates Have Gone up in December for 3 Years

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Denver and Memphis in particular saw load availability soar because those markets are distribution hubs for e-commerce. The first week of December 2016 had the highest week of volumes on the spot market in the past 2 years.

LeanCor Executives to Present at CSCMP Conference

LeanCor

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.

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

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.

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.

Rates rise, but gains may be temporary

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The three largest price increases last week came out of Denver. Denver is a big beer producing market, with both large production breweries and smaller craft brewers shipping beer in vans and reefers. Denver to Albuquerque jumped 28¢ to $2.35/mile.

SCM Best Paper Award Winners 2014

SCM Research

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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The Big Game & Supply Chain Planning

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Wade Phillips and the Denver defense did well to understand and shut down the strengths of the Carolina offense. Bottom line: Denver predicted the Carolina offense to a ‘T,’ positioned themselves to maximize their own strengths and executed perfectly.

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Shippers Discuss Freight Procurement Strategies and Concerns at Chainalytics’ Annual FMIC Summit

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| By Kevin Zweier | Vice President, Transportation | Chainalytics | We recently concluded our Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) Summit in Denver in late April.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

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McLeod Software : UC2019 , August 25-27, Denver, CO. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

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.

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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.

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.

Did Santa save on shipping this year?

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Falling rates Outbound rates were down in markets like Seattle , Denver and Philadelphia , places that are known for low prices. Denver to Los Angeles was down 16¢ to just $1.20/mile. A year ago, the spot market was a much more volatile place.

Van Rates Hit Highest Mark in 2 Years

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to Denver rose 22¢ to $2.72/mile. Even Denver to Stockton was up 12¢ -- it still averaged just $1.21/mile, but the headhaul direction from Stockton to Denver also rose at $2.23/mile.

How to Move Forward with Reverse Logistics

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Additionally, Mr. Bentz is an adjunct professor in supply chain in the graduate transportation program at the University of Denver and a member of the board of directors.

Reefer Demand Dips, But Rates Don't

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Denver has the lowest average outbound reefer rate in the country, and inbound rates rose last week, to compensate: L.A. to Denver rose 37¢ to $3.23 Dallas to Denver was up 24¢ to $2.67 Chicago to Denver increased 19¢ to $2.20

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Mobile Collaboration - Supply Chain Planning at Your Fingertips

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I “enjoyed” a rather turbulent ride on a recent flight into Denver International Airport the other day. From my days as a flight test engineer, I know that modern jets have a forward-looking weather radar to help minimize the type of exciting rides I experienced that afternoon.

West Coast Heats Up for Van Freight

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For van freight, we’re starting to see hot markets shift westward, with big rate increases out of Seattle, Los Angeles, Denver and Stockton, CA. So far, the national averages for spot market rates in October are the highest they've been since the Snowpocalypse of 2014.

How Hurricane Florence affects freight

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When disaster strikes, trucks are needed to get emergency supplies where they're needed most.

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

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to Chicago , Dallas , Phoenix , and Denver. Apart from Los Angeles, the biggest increase last week on a lane-by-lane basis was actually out of Denver. Denver to Dallas paid 18¢ more, but the average is still only $1.34/mile.

Reefer Freight Adjusts to Post-Holidays, Post-ELD

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Miami, Denver, Sacramento and Lakeland, FL , all experienced sharp drops last week. Denver to Salt Lake City plunged 79¢ to $1.92/mile – high rates in Denver typically don’t last long.

Spot Market Reefer Rates Hit a 3-Year High

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Here is a pair of lanes that truckers could run back to back: Sacramento to Denver added 38¢ for an average of $2.78/mile. Denver to Houston surged 48¢ to $2.34/mile. Lately, the spot market for refrigerated freight has looked a lot more like June than November.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Super Bowl of Manufacturing: Wash. vs. Mass.

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Last year’s blowout victory for the Seahawks over the Denver Broncos was the biggest television event to ever air in the U.S. Super Bowl XLIX takes place Sunday between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, but you probably knew that already.

Vans and Reefers Head South for Rising Rates

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Rates are rising in Denver , as well. Reefer rates rose in Denver. Denver – We talked about Denver for vans. Reefer rates in Denver rose last week, too, led by the lanes to Salt Lake City and to Houston. Denver has a lot of breweries, and St.

Van demand increases ahead of Labor Day

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Rates out of Denver took the biggest jump last week, followed by Columbus, Ohio. Denver to Phoenix increased 18¢ to $1.29/mile.

A Budding Industry: Recreational Marijuana is California's Newest Supply Chain

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These small and mid-size companies will most likely end up falling under the operations of a handful of brand-name distribution juggernauts like Denver-based Organa Brands. Introduction. California’s Prop 64 marks a sea change in the effort to bring an entire industry out of the shadows, and everyone from pharmaceutical companies to big investment firms and app developers has been racing to cash in. Twenty-nine US states have already legalized the drug in some form.

Spot Truckload Rates Continue a Slow-and-Steady Climb

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Memphis to Columbus hit $1.89/mile, up 14¢ Dallas to Denver rose 11¢ to $1.94/mile. Buffalo and Denver are the only markets where outbound rates are down more than 1% for the month. Buffalo was mostly neutral last week, and volumes were up sharply in Denver.

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Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

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Sacramento to Denver gained 29¢ at $2.55/mile. Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight. That’s led to higher reefer rates on the West Coast and in the Midwest.

Spot Market Van Rates Soared in September

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Chicago prices also continued to climb: Chicago to Denver added 38¢ at $3.05/mile. The national average van rate rose for the fifth week in a row. At $1.97 per mile , the average rate in September was 18¢ higher than the August average, and 35¢ higher than September 2016.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

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are scouting potential sites, including busy roads near Denver International Airport, with a goal of launching in 2018. On my morning walks to grade school, I would pretend to be an astronaut, jumping in zero gravity over the sidewalk cracks, my backpack filled with oxygen.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

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The lane from Sacramento to Denver paid 24¢ better on average, at $2.63/mile. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014.