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.

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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Rivian considers Texas, Arizona for $5B electric vehicle plant

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The Irvine, California-based manufacturer is in talks with officials in Fort Worth, Texas, and Mesa, Arizona, about building a $5 billion auto factory — dubbed Project Tera — aimed at producing up to 200,000 vehicles a year.

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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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.

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.

Driverless Trucks to Deliver Toilet Paper to Dallas Sam’s Clubs

Supply Chain Brain

s Sam’s Club stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, marking a significant expansion of autonomous vehicles operating in live traffic Self-driving trucks will soon make deliveries to Walmart Inc.’s

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.

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

‘Piece of living history’ — a special ride on UP’s Big Boy

The Supply Chain Journal

15: Fort Worth, Texas. “I I boarded at Fort Worth. We departed Fort Worth on my ride to Ennis, Texas.”. Traveling from Fort Worth to Ennis. “We

This Week in Logistics News (March 5 – 11)

Logistics Viewpoints

In the latest news, CEVA Logistics announced it is working with Kodiak Robotics, a developer of self-driving trucks, to deliver freight autonomously on routes from Dallas-Fort Worth to Austin and from Dallas-Fort Worth to Oklahoma City.

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.

Hurricane Pamela threatens to flood parts of Mexico, US

The Supply Chain Journal

Laredo, San Antonio and Dallas-Fort Worth, as well as spots in between, could get drenched with 4 to 8 inches of rain. Interstate 35 from Laredo to Dallas-Fort Worth. Interstate 20 from Dallas-Fort Worth to Cisco, Texas.

All Roads Lead to Dallas

NFI Industries

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

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.

FreightWaves Classics: I-20 connects Texas to the East Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

It connects the major cities (from west to east) of Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas; Shreveport, Louisiana; Jackson, Mississippi; Birmingham, Alabama; Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia; and Columbia, South Carolina. I-820 is a beltway route around the west, north and east sides of Fort Worth.

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First Class 8 electric trucks headed for Texas

The Supply Chain Journal

They will be based at the company’s terminal in Fort Worth, Texas. Fleetmaster Express recently ordered 10 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks as part of the company’s plan to transition from a diesel fleet to an electric one.

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XPO shuttering Texas distribution center, laying off 29 employees

The Supply Chain Journal

Last year, XPO closed two distribution centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, laying off 357 people. XPO Logistics Inc. announced it will be closing a distribution center in San Antonio, after one of its customers did not renew a contract.

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Last-mile provider lays off more than 300 in Texas

The Supply Chain Journal

The affected employees worked at locations in Houston, as well as the cities of Farmers Branch, Garland, Coppell and Fort Worth. Fusion Logistics Inc. recently laid off 303 employees and permanently closed several Texas facilities, according to a notice sent to state officials Monday.

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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.

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.

Looking for a Fulfillment Company in Dallas? Good Choice!

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

The Dallas Fort-Worth region is the 4th-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and is home to over 7.5 million people. Its size and location have distinct advantages, particularly in the realm of eCommerce fulfillment.

Pandemic spurs more freight-related job cuts across the country

The Supply Chain Journal

Keith Schilling, CEO of Fort Worth, Texas-based Basic Energy Services, said in a statement earlier this month the company has faced “extraordinary challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.”.

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.

Worldwide Flight Services acquires Texas-based cargo handler

The Supply Chain Journal

Fort Worth, Texas-based Pinnacle Logistics is focused on specialist express cargo handling for e-commerce customers.

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Borderlands: Texas Trucking Association appoints Ernesto Gaytán Jr. as chairman

The Supply Chain Journal

Saddle Creek Logistics Services announced Thursday plans for an 864,000-square-foot distribution center in Fort Worth, Texas. . The facility will be Saddle Creek’s fifth in Texas and second in Fort Worth.

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Breaking: Illinois tanker company calls it quits, sources say

The Supply Chain Journal

Founded in 2006, Texas-based Cotton Creek has offices in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin, and focuses on investing in lower middle-market companies in the U.S.

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.

Wabtec modernizes 1,000th locomotive

The Supply Chain Journal

’s locomotive plant on Friday in Forth Worth, Texas. The company conducts the modernization program at locomotive plants in Erie, Pennsylvania; Fort Worth, Texas; and Contagem, Brazil.

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.

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.

Federal watchdog sues BNSF over alleged sexual harassment

The Supply Chain Journal

The suit also alleges that BNSF’s ( NYSE: BRK.B ) headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, failed to take appropriate action. .

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.

Severe storms to slam nation’s heartland

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes cities such as Midland (again), as well as Dallas-Fort Worth; Oklahoma City; Little Rock, Arkansas; Kansas City; and St. A potential significant severe weather outbreak is brewing in the Plains.

The Kodiak Story with Don Burnette

The Logistics of Logistics

Kodiak delivers freight daily for its customers between Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston, operating autonomously on the highway portion of the route, and also provides service between Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth and San Antonio.

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.

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.

RLS Logistics advances plan for national cold chain network

The Supply Chain Journal

Premier Refrigerated Warehouse has been renamed RLS Premier and will soon be operating out of a new 200,000-square-foot facility with 28,000 frozen and refrigerated pallet positions south of Fort Worth, Texas.

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.