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. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere 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.

What are Ecommerce Shipping Zones?

Supply Chain Game Changer

A shipment to Hawaii falls into Zone 45. E-Commerce Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Freight Management logistics managementSubscribe 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.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

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Hawaii. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen 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?”.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The other operating units are: Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-Way Truckload. Menlo Worldwide Logistics is Con-Way’s supply chain division. Con-Way Freight’s service area includes the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The post LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight.

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. The post LTL Carrier Profile: UPS Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. 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.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses

Elementum

From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown enterprises, one’s fate in the business world is determined by how one responds to these challenges. Here are three things small companies can do to avoid making logistical mistakes. Big names in the logistics industry spend about $1 billion each year upgrading their technology. Logistical challenges vary depending on the size of the business.

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. Get support from the logistics community. The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) has a dedicated Hurricane Florence website, and is reaching out to businesses to coordinate warehousing, transportation, and logistics aid. Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades.

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. Get support from the logistics community. The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) has a dedicated Hurricane Florence website, and is reaching out to businesses to coordinate warehousing, transportation, and logistics aid. Hurricane Florence is predicted to be one of the strongest storms on the Eastern seaboard in decades.

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. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere 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.

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. The post LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. 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%

LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

ZIP code (including Alaska and Hawaii). The post LTL Carrier Profile: FedEx Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. 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.

How to Figure Out Cost of Freight To …

Freight Center

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) ? Even the logistics industry can’t predict what it will be. Hawaii. California to Hawaii.

LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion

The Logistics of Logistics

Old Dominion ’s service area includes all of the United States including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. The post LTL Carrier Profile: Old Dominion appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. 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.

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

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Hawaii. #33. Hawaii. Every delay and damaged road has a cost for logistics businesses, so this is something the industry needs to shout about and get the federal government to truly address. .

Everything You Need to Know About the Trans Pacific Partnership, In One Place

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Image credit: Hawaii Independent. Logistics companies expect to see more business from the agreement. The Trans Pacific Partnership was officially passed yesterday, marking the end of a years-long battle for free trade among Pacific Rim countries. But news outlets are still reporting lots of different outcomes and potential hurdles. We’ve gathered the most relevant links and summed them up for you—here’s your one-stop-shop to what’s up with the TPP.

FNAQ – Frequently Not Asked Questions of a SaaS Provider

Tailwind

Here’s is the FNAQ for our web-based trucking and logistics ‘software as a service’ business. But, let’s say if you were in Hawaii, I am sure Lynda, our guru trainer, wouldn’t mind coming to see you for a week… or two… or three… that is as long as you are picking up the bill for travel, accommodation and her time. These questions are frequently not asked by our customers. But a traditional client server software provider gets asked these questions quite often.