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

Supply Chain Brain

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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Coast Guard calls capsizing of commercial vessel major marine casualty

The Supply Chain Journal

Coast Guard teams have searched for a combined 70 hours as of Thursday afternoon, covering approximately 6,380 square miles, an area roughly the size of Hawaii.

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

Elementum

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

The Logistics of Logistics

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

Intelligent Audit

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.

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.

Medically Necessary: Europe hopes mRNA vaccines will speed rollout after delays

The Supply Chain Journal

Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont were the last states to expand eligibility to all adults, according to NPR. This is an excerpt from the April 20, 2021 edition of Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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.

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

AIMMS

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.

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.

FreightWaves Classics/Pioneers: Malcom McLean changed the freight world with intermodal containers

The Supply Chain Journal

Nearly 36% of the total marine container shipments between the continental United States and Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam are carried on Horizon Lines ships. Malcom P. McLean was born in Maxton, North Carolina in 1913.

Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

Freightos

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.

What are Ecommerce Shipping Zones?

Supply Chain Game Changer

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.

Hurricane Florence: What We 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.

Anything is Possible

BlueYonder

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.

Why Warehouse Automation Matters: 7 Hidden Cost Leaks of Outdated Manual Processes

RFgen

One study by the University of Hawaii found that 88% of non-trivial spreadsheets contain at least one error. Warehouses are digitally automating manual processes and shedding traditional paper checklists and spreadsheets.

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.

A Day to Honor Our Veterans

BlueYonder

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.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

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.

Texas tops list for truck driver drug/alcohol violations

The Supply Chain Journal

The top violation rates among all states regardless of the number of employers were Louisiana, Hawaii and Mississippi, with rates of 72.3%, 61% and 59.3%.

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Which shipping stocks rose the most in wake of COVID pandemic?

The Supply Chain Journal

Until recently, the only exceptions were Hawaii-based Matson (NYSE: MATX ) — which has traditionally focused on domestic trades, but over the past year, has heavily expanded in the China-U.S.

Opening Up

BlueYonder

Yes, I went to Chicago, New York, Washington DC, Florida, California, Hawaii, and to Puerto Rico and Mexico. Pearl Hu is a Blue Yonder boomerang. The Associate Success coordinator started her career at the company, left, learned and returned!

FreightWaves Classics: Crowley Maritime Corporation… from a single rowboat to a global leader

The Supply Chain Journal

Oklahoma battleship from Hawaii to Oakland, California. On the Crowley Maritime Corporation website is a statement by Thomas Crowley, Jr.,

3 Ways a Poorly Managed Inventory Can Ruin a Business

RFgen

Ray Panko, a professor of the College of Business Administration at the University of Hawaii, suspected businesses were too confident in their manual data tracking capabilities, and he wanted to test their overconfidence.

LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

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.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

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.

Scariest tunnels for truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Tetsuo Harano Tunnels (Hawaii). FreightWaves asked truckers on social media which tunnels in the U.S. and Canada wrack their nerves the most.

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

NC State SCRC

This is particularly bad in states like Hawaii, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Utah.

Sea change: Testing maritime uses for alternative energy

The Supply Chain Journal

It has already visited Long Beach and San Francisco and departed last week for Hawaii. As it travels to Hawaii, China and Japan, the ship will only have a crew of four. A small, unusual-looking vessel docked in San Francisco last week.

Doing Business in the United States

QAD

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”?

Kinaxis

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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Veterans Day 2020

Enterra Insights

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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