DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express and Hawaiian Express Service Join Forces to Serve Hawaii, Alaska and Guam

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DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express, an ocean freight company serving Hawaii and Guam and Hawaiian Express Service, an ocean freight forwarder, have announced that they are combining their efforts to better serve the Hawaii, Alaska and Guam localities

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How Much Can We Learn from the Last Super El Niño?

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It also triggered a severe drought in Hawaii which damaged crops and depleted water supplies. This year’s El Niño might be the biggest one yet. Here’s what can we learn from the most extreme to date, which impacted supply chains from 1997 to 1998. During El Niño, warm water travels further east and disrupts trade winds. Photo courtesy Wikipedia. El Niño Explained. El Niño is not a storm system.

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LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

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Con-Way Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B in sales (estimated 2012). Con-Way Freight has 9.4% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc.

Why McDonald's Is Switching to Fresh Beef

Supply Chain Brain

Sorry about your luck, Hawaii and Alaska. McDonald’s says it’s switching from frozen beef to fresh in some 14,000 U.S. locations by early May. The company officially rolled out the concept at 3,500 stores today. You’ll still get frozen beef. It’s the latest in a series of moves by the chain (which have included dollar menus and removing antibiotics from its chicken) to woo customers as competition increases in the food industry. So what led to the decision?

New UPS Simple Rate Explained

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delivering to anywhere in the US, with slightly modified rates for shipping involving Hawaii and Alaska. However, UPS 3 Day Select is not available for UPS Simple Rate shipments originating in or destined to Alaska and Hawaii. From Contiguous States to Metro Alaska and Hawaii. From Contiguous States to Remote Alaska and Hawaii. At the end of September 2019, UPS announced a new service: UPS Simple Rate.

Anything is Possible

Supply Chain Nation

My coach is a three-time IRONMAN World Championship participant which is the famous event that takes place annually in Hawaii. “Anything is Possible.” This is the mantra of IRONMAN. Organized by the World Triathlon Corporation, IRONMAN events are a test of physical and mental fortitude where individuals look to complete a 2.5 mile (4.8 km) swim, a 112 mile (180 km) bike and 26 mile (42 km) run in a single day event and within a 17 hour cut-off.

LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

UPS Freight’s service area includes all of the United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight. UPS Freight is the fourth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.4B in sales (estimated 2012). UPS Freight has 6.9% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. UPS Freight is a business segment of United Parcel Service, Inc. UPS, Inc. had $54.1B in sales in 2012. UPS Inc.

A Day to Honor Our Veterans

Supply Chain Nation

My very first duty station was part of the NSGA (Naval Security Group Activity) in Kunia, Hawaii, (also known as the tunnel base). Veterans Day is a day set aside to honor those who have served the country in war or peace, acknowledging and thanking them for their service.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

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Hawaii. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

Staying Ahead of Risks During Disasters

Material Handling and Logistics

But as the recent Hawaii volcanic eruptions, Hurricane Harvey and even the 2014 Atlanta “Snowmageddon” showed us, businesses must always expect the unexpected. Risk nightmares can occur if you're not prepared for an environmental emergency. Disasters can happen in the blink of an eye. Whether natural, environmental or just some freak accident, how your business responds to these occurrences can be the difference between successful risk mitigation and risk nightmares.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

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This common mistake of guesstimating the cost took place because the company decided to add an extra US $5 for each topper and rushed to ship the order from China , where her manufacturer is, to the production set in Hawaii. All businesses are bound to experience some bumps in the road in the course of their corporate existence.

Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

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DHL Global Forwarding actually got started by taking ocean freight documents by air to expedite release along a new West Coast-Hawaii ocean line. International Air Freight Shipping: Definition. Air cargo is used by global importers and exporters when they need to get goods somewhere rapidly and reliably. While 90% of everything is shipped by ocean, air connects the world faster, cutting China-US freight shipping time from 20-30 days by ocean to only 3 days by air cargo.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

This common mistake of guesstimating the cost took place because the company decided to add an extra US $5 for each topper and rushed to ship the order from China , where her manufacturer is, to the production set in Hawaii. All businesses are bound to experience some bumps in the road in the course of their corporate existence.

Hurricane Florence: What We Know About the Year's First Major Storm

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Tropical storm Olivia has prompted storm warnings in Hawaii, with an expected 5-10 inches of flooding to affect the main islands. Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades. It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by late Thursday or early Friday.

Anything is Possible

Supply Chain Nation

My coach is a three-time IRONMAN World Championship participant which is the famous event that takes place annually in Hawaii. “Anything is Possible.” This is the mantra of IRONMAN. Organized by the World Triathlon Corporation, IRONMAN events are a test of physical and mental fortitude where individuals look to complete a 2.5 mile (4.8 km) swim, a 112 mile (180 km) bike and 26 mile (42 km) run in a single day event and within a 17 hour cut-off.

Hurricane Florence: What You Need to Know About the Year's First Major Storm

Elementum

Tropical storm Olivia has prompted storm warnings in Hawaii, with an expected 5-10 inches of flooding to affect the main islands. Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades. It will deliver tropical-storm-level winds by noon Thursday to North Carolina's coast, and hurricane-force winds and dangerous storm surges by late Thursday or early Friday.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

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Reddaway also provides service to British Columbia and door-to-door to Hawaii. YRC Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii and Puerto Rico. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc.

What are Ecommerce Shipping Zones?

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A shipment to Hawaii falls into Zone 45. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Shipping Zones article originally published by, and permission to publish here provide by Jake Rheude at redstagfulfillment.com. Carriers such as FedEx, UPS, and USPS use shipping zones to determine the shipping cost of a package. Zones relate closely (but often not exactly) to distance traveled.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

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Hawaii. California to Hawaii. We aren’t fortune tellers at FreightCenter, but we have been in the logistics business long enough to predict what you’re about to ask: H ow much is the cost of freight to (insert destination) ? Fortunately, we have the answers you seek! Unfortunately, it isn’t as simple as 1, 2, 3. But don’t worry, you’re in luck. We’ll break it down and give you an idea of what’s involved in calculating freight cost wherever you’re shipping.

Veterans Day 2020

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Hawaii-Aleutian standard time.” Veterans Day is one of the few federal holidays that isn’t celebrated on a Monday. It’s a fixed date, November 11th, commemorating the fact that the First World War ceased hostilities on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month back in 1918. Katie Lange, writing for the U.S. Department of Defense, notes that Congress tried to make Veterans Day another 3-day weekend holiday, but the effort failed.

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LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight

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ZIP code (including Alaska and Hawaii). LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight. FedEx Freight is the largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $5.3B in sales (estimated 2012). FedEx Freight has a market share of 14.9%. FedEx Freight’s revenue includes FedEx Custom Critical. FedEx Corporation is based in Memphis TN and has $42.7B in revenues in 2012. FedEx Freight is one of 7 operating units owned by FedEx Corporation.

Columbus Day 2020: A Holiday in Search of a Name

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Dolasia reports, “South Dakota renamed it ‘Native American Day’ in 1990, while Hawaii has called the holiday ‘Discoverers’ Day’ — in honor of the state’s Polynesian founders — since 1988. Today is officially Columbus Day. According to the Federalpay.org website, “Columbus Day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government.

The PPE Shortage Nightmare is Far From Over – It’s About to Get Worse

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This is particularly bad in states like Hawaii, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Utah. Given the lack of discussion in the media on supply chain shortages in healthcare, one would think that this crisis has been averted, and that shortages of Personal Protective Equipment, medicines, and hospital supplies is now a history lesson. Think again. Recent data that I obtained from a source identifies just how bad this problem continues to be.

Doing Business in the United States

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The last two states added were Alaska and Hawaii in 1959. The climate is mostly temperate, but Alaska is arctic, Florida and Hawaii are tropical, and the Great Plains are mostly arid or semi-arid. In 1776, 13 British colonies declared their independence and formed the United States. Over the next 150 years as the country expanded westward, the growing country added 37 additional states.

Is knowing tomorrow “good enough”?

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What if Bob wins the lottery tomorrow and decides that his golf swing needs some work… in Hawaii? by Dominic Thomas My wife and I just moved into our new home that we spent a good deal of our lifesavings building. We worked with our builder on every detail—windows, floors, paint, lighting—you name it. We met with so many of the tradespeople who invested so much time with us making everything just right—under my wife’s watchful eye I might add.

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What is UPS Next Day Air Saver? Shipping Quicker (and Cheaper) Overnight

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UPS Next Day Air Saver ships to the 48 contiguous states, plus certain areas in Alaska and Hawaii. When it comes to shipping, most ecommerce businesses try to strike a balance between speed and cost. Customers want their products as fast as possible, but they also want affordable shipping rates. One way to lower costs on expedited shipping and next-day deliveries is with services like UPS Next Day Air Saver ®. . What is UPS Next Day Air Saver?

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

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They provide travel assistance with small planes at the regional level and work with commercial partners to arrange travel for patients in Hawaii and Alaska. There are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good. North Star Alliance , for instance, uses optimization to find optimal locations for its mobile HIV-AIDS clinics in Africa. The Dutch Delta Program Commissioner used analytics to prevent flooding and was recognized with the 2013 Edelman Award.

8 Inventory Costing Methods That You Might Not Know About

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Melissa sells handicrafts from Mauritius at various festivals and fairs in Hawaii. Introduction. Inventory costing or valuation is an accounting concept that has a direct impact on your gross profit and thus taxable income. Methods of valuing inventory are simply different cost-flow assumptions about how to allocate your cost of goods available for sale. They do not resemble your physical flow of goods, but rather, they allocate costs to either cost of goods sold or your ending inventory.

LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion

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Old Dominion ’s service area includes all of the United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion. Old Dominion is the fifth largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $2.1B in sales (estimated 2012). Old Dominion has 6% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. Old Dominion is based in Thomasville, North Carolina. The company has five primary product groups: OD-Domestic, OD-Expedited, OD-People, OD-Global and OD-Technology.

Why Milk is Threatening the Trans Pacific Partnership

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But trade representatives from the 12 participating nations failed to reach an agreement in the latest negotiations on Friday, July 31 in Maui, Hawaii, and it’s largely due to the dairy dilemma. For all his efforts, Obama may leave office without passing his beloved Trans Pacific Partnership. One culprit? Dairy. New Zealand has too much milk. The country’s dairy suppliers cut payments to dairy farmers this year. Naturally, to make up for losses, farmers began to produce more milk.

How did that Christmas tree get here?

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Then trees for Hawaii are loaded into containers in the first week of November, followed by trees for the Midwest and the East Coast. More than 25 million Christmas trees will be sold this year, according to the National Christmas Tree Association. But few people will ever give a thought to how their tree got from the farm to their local Christmas tree lot. We wondered. So we asked Carl Johnson, President of Pac West Transport Services , a freight brokerage located in Portland, Oregon.

Knowing Your Consumer is Essential for Grocery Business Success

Enterra Insights

Separately, Asian targets might be Chinese in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, while it may be Filipinos in Los Angeles, Hawaii and San Diego, and it may be Indian in San Jose, Chicago and New York. Although America has traditionally perceived itself as a melting pot of cultures, the truth is people have often self-segregated themselves into ethnic neighborhoods with nicknames like Chinatown or Little Italy.

Who’s Catching the Holiday Shopping Fever?

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behind Hawaii, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alaska. In some locales it might be turning cold outside, but holiday shopping is heating up. People often catch the holiday shopping fever in the days following Thanksgiving. Lisa Rowan reports, “The National Retail Federation expects holiday retail sales to total between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion this year. … That total would be an increase of 3.8% over 2018’s retail sales during November and December.”[1]

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

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Hawaii. #33. Hawaii. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Rhode Island sits at the bottom due to a multitude of problems, with 70% of roads in poor condition and nearly a quarter of bridges across the state rated as ‘deficient’.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

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Hawaii. Freight shipping rates to Hawaii tends to be some the most expensive. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.