Averitt Express opens Dallas-area distribution center

The Supply Chain Journal

Spain said the Grand Prairie distribution center is also near Dallas-Fort Worth International and Dallas Love Field airports, as well as the BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad intermodal depots.

Air Force One supplier laying off 223 after losing Boeing contract

The Supply Chain Journal

GDC Technics is cutting 223 jobs in San Antonio and Fort Worth, Texas, after the Boeing Co. Layoffs and Bankruptcies News Air Force One Boeing Fort Worth GDC Technics lawsuits layoffs San Antonio

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Boeing supplier files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid layoffs

The Supply Chain Journal

On Monday, Fort Worth, Texas-based GDC Technics announced it would permanently close its San Antonio plant and that most operations at the Fort Worth facility/headquarters would cease. The company changed its name to GDC Technics and moved its headquarters to Fort Worth.

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. Then on Saturday at Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, CBP agents intercepted a load of alleged methamphetamine worth $4.3

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Boeing supplier files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

On Monday, Fort Worth, Texas-based GDC Technics announced it would permanently close its San Antonio plant and that most operations at the Fort Worth facility/headquarters would cease. The company changed its name to GDC Technics and moved its headquarters to Fort Worth.

The Dallas-Ft. Worth Distribution Advantage

NFI

As the world regains its footing post-pandemic, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area continues to grow economically. Worth Distribution Advantage. One of only two large U.S.

Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for July 11, 2016 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Robert Hurley of Bayer and Roger Mancion of Fort Worth, TX Take Home the Prize

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

GlobalTranz

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

Waymo and J.B. Hunt to Test Self-Driving Freight in Texas

Supply Chain Brain

The test run will use Waymo’s autonomous Class 8 trucking unit to haul freight between facilities in Houston and Fort Worth

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. Read More. Distribution Supply Chain Transportation

Borderlands: Driver shortage affecting cross-border trucking

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Driver shortage affecting cross-border trucking; auto parts maker opens plant in Mexico; Laredo International Airport partners with UPS; and UPS hiring 450 in Dallas-Fort Worth. UPS hiring 450 in Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The warehouse paradox: Looking to remnant spaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Some markets, like Dallas-Fort Worth, Detroit and Philadelphia grew more than 10% in the third quarter of 2020. As consumers become more willing to open up their wallets and e-commerce continues to surge, acquiring warehouse space near customers is more important than ever.

Computer electronics thefts may spike in California as holiday approaches

The Supply Chain Journal

The average value of the goods stolen was $308,308, a figure that was skewed by five thefts that each exceeded $1 million worth of stolen goods, according to CargoNet data.

Fulfillment Solution Cuts Average Cost Per Order by 62 Percent

Supply Chain Brain

The Saddle Creek team in Fort Worth, Texas, partnered with doTERRA to design a highly mechanized fulfillment solution – complete with a robust warehouse management system and state-of-the-art material handling equipment, including automated pick modules, pick-to-light, powered conveyor, parcel sortation and pick bin management.

Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti

The Logistics of Logistics

The Texas Triangle , which is the area between Dallas / Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio already has more people that 46 states and it is growing fast. Texas: It Ain’t Bragging, If It’s True with Jason Giulietti.

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Wall Street watching as TuSimple focuses on autonomous trucking’s holy grail

The Supply Chain Journal

The company plans to expand to the East Coast by the end of the year and add a fifth terminal in Fort Worth, Texas, during Q2. As the first autonomous trucking software company to go public, TuSimple Holdings is earning Wall Street credibility.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta. With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country.

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Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling and Logistics

Philadelphia, and Arlington/Dallas/Fort Worth, tied; and 10) Fort Lauderdale and Seattle, tied. A National Retail Federation report found that 92% of companies surveyed had been a victim of organized retail crime in the past year. Organized retail crime is on the rise, with nearly three-quarters of retailers surveyed reporting an increase in the past year, according to the 14th annual ORC study released recently by the National Retail Federation.

Railroad inspector charged with falsifying hazardous materials reports

The Supply Chain Journal

The reports, filed over the course of six months in early 2019, covered railyard companies in Dallas, Fort Worth, Garland, Cleburne, Gunter and Saginaw.

‘Just so big’: China’s outsize role in trade at Texas border crossings

The Supply Chain Journal

1 trade partner for Port Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport last year, accounting for $21.2 Though well behind Mexico, China ranks second for international trade at the three largest United States-Mexico border crossings in Texas: Laredo, El Paso and Pharr.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , April 30 – May 3, Fort Worth, TX. 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.;

Trucking, logistics firms owed thousands after freight forwarder files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

Advectus owes Bank of America of Fort Worth, Texas, more than $322,000, including $83,535 in funds it received from the lender through the U.S.

Ryan Cunningham

Saddle Creek Logistic Services

For Ryan Cunningham, a Supervisor at Saddle Creek Logistics Services in Fort Worth, Texas, a supportive work environment was crucial. What makes you want to join a new company? That was the primary reason he joined the company’s Management Trainee Program (MTP) in 2019. “I I received other offers, but, ultimately, I chose Saddle Creek because I felt I would be valued as an associate,” Ryan explains.

Hot Shots: Tornado sighting, train collision, unmanned midair fueling

The Supply Chain Journal

A train hit a Fort Worth, Texas, police car Monday afternoon that was stopped on the tracks. Officers were chasing someone on foot behind a Fiesta grocery store on West Bolt Street near Hemphill Street in Fort Worth, police said.

More major flooding expected this week in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued flash flood watches for all of eastern and southern Texas, including Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Brownsville. Water entering multiple structures in Lake Charles now.

Flooding shuts down part of I-10 in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

Potential target cities include Brownsville, Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Texarkana, Dallas-Fort Worth and Wichita Falls in Texas; Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport in Louisiana; as well as Oklahoma City. Updated May 18, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Severe storm threat keeps trucking through Plains this week

The Supply Chain Journal

NWS meteorologists have issued a flash flood watch, stretching from the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area to Oklahoma City. Check out this baseball sized hail that fell in Snyder just a few moments ago! Picture from Brandi Garza.

Seasonal Lull Continues for Flatbeds, But Bright Spots Emerge

DAT Solutions

per mile last week, as declining rates in Birmingham, Harrisburg and Baltimore offset increases in Tampa, Pittsburgh and Fort Worth. Look for a load from Lubbock to Fort Worth, which is paying $1.86/mile this week. In Fort Worth, you should have no problem finding a second load to take you back to Houston – or deadhead a few miles to Dallas and find a load there.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

The Supply Chain Journal

Rain totals of 4 to 6 inches are possible in places such as Dallas-Fort Worth; eastern Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Poplar Bluff, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; as well as Evansville, Indiana.

Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Forecasters at the National Weather Service (NWS) have posted a flash flood watch from Dallas-Fort Worth to Shreveport, Louisiana, and Little Rock, Arkansas. This includes the Denver and Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan areas.

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Allied Electronics & Automation increases Fort Worth distribution centre. Allied Electronics & Automation has added more than 200,00 sq ft of space to its North American distribution centre in Forth Worth, Texas. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site.

Another day of severe weather for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

More specifically, this includes Dallas-Fort Worth, Midland-Odessa, Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene and Wichita Falls, Texas; Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; Kansas City, Jefferson City, Springfield and St.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta. Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft? Transportfolio. With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country.

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Trucker health clinic chain abruptly ceases operations, files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

Among the clinics’ top 20 secured creditors are: Chrysler Capital of Fort Worth, Texas, owed over $25,000; Kingsbridge Holdings LLC of Oklahoma, owed nearly $33,000 for trailer leases; and Vanguard Modular Building Systems of Philadelphia, owed nearly $17,000.

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Air shipments were re-routed through surrounding hubs—Atlanta, Chicago, and Dallas/Fort Worth. 2017 went down on record as one of the costliest years for natural disasters in the United States, standing at $306 billion in damages. Last year, Hurricane Michael had a devastating effect on coastal towns, disrupting the supply chain and leaving close to total destruction. Together, Florida and Texas represent nearly 15% of the U.S. economy.