State Legalization of Marijuana: Impact on Transportation and Warehousing?

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: “Above the Fold” is a new segment on Talking Logistics where we spend a couple of minutes discussing a headline or two from last week’s supply chain and logistics news and raise a question for you to answer.

Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

Elementum

Supply Chain Impact and Potential Disruptions: As early as Wednesday, September 12, as a safety precaution, operations at Charleston International Airport in South Carolina and Port of Wilmington in North Carolina were halted until further notice. The Port of Charleston will also be closed starting Thursday, September 13, with the possibility of reopening on Sunday. The eastbound lanes of several major highways have been shut to accommodate motorists travelling inland.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. of your barcode. District of Columbia.

Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

Elementum

Last week we published this breakdown of what to expect from Florence, as well as a list of best practices to help businesses defend their operations from the elements. Parts of I-95 could remain flooded through the weekend, cutting off access to Wilmington. Storm surge remains one of the biggest risks, and residents in the Carolinas are being warned of flood threats well into the rest of the week.

4 Food and Beverage Manufacturing Trends on Tap for 2020

USC Consulting Group

In the 1990s, for instance, “fat free” or “reduced fat” was all the rage, evidenced by the variety of products with such descriptions featured in bold typeface on cartons, cardboard and boxes. Health and nutrition never goes out of style.

Can Officers and Employees be Held Personally Liable for Customs Violations?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

and its owner were found guilty by the Court of International Trade (CIT) in 2011 for violating 19 U.S.C. 1592 for the undervaluation of imported merchandise. The case was appealed to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), which reversed the CIT in July 2013.

New Kroger and Ocado facility announced in Frederick, Maryland

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

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. This increase is a result of many states loosening or completely lifting virus guidelines for businesses.

An update on required ‘Conflict’ Metals reporting…

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Companies Detail Use of ‘Conflict’ Metals. First Reports Filed to SEC on Potential Use of Minerals From a Region of War-Torn Africa. A majority of companies whose filings were reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, including Walt Disney & Co.,

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

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. Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. .

Washington’s Birthday 2020 (aka Presidents’ Day)

Enterra Insights

That fact can be demonstrated by examining the life of America’s first president George Washington. Washington, like many politicians of his era, was an enigma — a proponent of liberty and a slave owner. Nevertheless, most historians agree the greatness of his character outweighs the severity of his faults. When Washington was born, Americans were using the Julian calendar and his birth date was the 11th of February 1731.

3 Ways State Marijuana Legalization Impacts the Trucking Industry

GTG Technology Group

However, truck drivers often travel through many states during the course of their work, and many of the drivers testing positive for marijuana are consuming it without realizing it. Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

As we move into the fourth month of the US COVID-19 outbreak, businesses may begin returning to pre-pandemic operations as states begin reopening. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. District of Columbia .

RELEX Solutions to Provide AutoZone with Forecasting and Replenishment

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions, provider of unified retail planning solutions, today announced a new partnership with AutoZone , the largest retailer and a leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United States. Read PDF.

High-Tech Nation: How Technological Innovation Shapes America’s 435 Congressional Districts

Cerasis

iconic places, such as the Route 128 tech corridor around Boston, Massachusetts; Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and, of course, California’s white-hot Silicon Valley. Internet of Things, smart cities, etc.);

Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Columbus Day, a day set aside to celebrate the discovery of the New World by Europeans, has become a source of controversy. The History Channel notes, “Over 500 years after he ‘discovered’ the New World — kicking off centuries of exploration and colonization of the Americas — Christopher Columbus is still honored with a federal holiday on the second Monday of every October. The coastal city of Santa Cruz, CA, followed shortly after, in 1994.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

While US manufacturing has been hit hard by nearly two decades of policy failures that have damaged its international competitiveness, it remains a vital part of the U.S. percent of total US employment. percent more than similar workers in the rest of the economy in 2012–2013.

More than Half of Retailers are not Prepared to Meet Today’s Omni-Channel Labor Challenges. Are You?

Supply Chain Nation

In-store fulfillment of ecommerce orders; a more knowledgeable and demanding consumer; new labor legislation; rising minimum wages; emergence of the millennial workforce; there are so many recent developments impacting retail store labor.