FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Illinois Central Railroad (Part 2)

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As reported in Part 1 of this article, the Illinois Central Railroad (IC) is among the most notable of the railroads that are now considered fallen flags. An Illinois Central electrified commuter rail train. The modern Illinois Central. An Illinois Central Railroad caboose.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Illinois Central Railroad (Part 1)

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The Illinois Central Railroad (IC) is among the most notable of the railroads that are now considered fallen flags. The Illinois Central had a number of branch lines in the Midwest and the South. railroads, the Illinois Central may be familiar nonetheless.

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Illinois trucking company with history of HOS violations files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

An Illinois trucking company, cited several times for hours-of-service (HOS) violations, shuttered operations and filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in mid-May. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois on May 13. Chapter 7 Elmhurst FMCSA Illinois

Southern Illinois inland port project seeks to become logistics hub player

The Supply Chain Journal

An inland port in southern Illinois could someday become a logistics hub supporting key Midwestern markets, say officials affiliated with the Alexandria Cairo Port District , who are pushing to develop the port.

Illinois trucking manager sentenced in $625K fraud scheme

The Supply Chain Journal

An Illinois man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for defrauding the family-owned trucking company where he worked of nearly $625,000. Mayer, 42, of Waterloo, Illinois, will serve three years of supervised release. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

Breaking: Illinois tanker company calls it quits, sources say

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doing business as Dillon Transport , was headquartered in Burr Ridge, Illinois. After 41 years, a family-owned dry and liquid bulk trucking company ceased operations as of midnight Tuesday, sources familiar with the matter told FreightWaves. Dillon Logistics Inc.,

Legal woes force Illinois trucking company to close, file Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

An Illinois trucking company, facing mounting legal problems, shuttered operations and filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Monday. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Newly public Lion Electric will build electric trucks in Illinois

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investing $70 million to convert a partially finished warehouse in Joliet, Illinois, into a plant to build electric trucks and buses. On its first day of public trading, Canada’s Lion Electric Co. made good on a pledge to expand manufacturing in the U.S.,

FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad made key acquisition in 1940

The Supply Chain Journal

The extension gave the GM&N a connection with the Illinois Central and Louisville & Nashville railroads. Nearly 20 years after the war ended, the M&O completed an extension to Cairo, Illinois. At Cairo the M&O could interchange with the Illinois Central. (To

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FreightWaves Classics: I-24 travels through four states; ends in the heart of “Freight Alley”

The Supply Chain Journal

It begins at its junction with I-57, 10 miles south of Marion, Illinois. On I-24 in Illinois, approaching the exits for I-57. I-24 in Illinois. In Illinois, I-24 begins at I-57’s exit 44, in southern Williamson County. Within Illinois, I-24’s length is 38.73

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Over the last five years, I have helped two companies, Sonoco Products and Owens Illinois (OI) with their selection of technologies to improve Sales and Operations (S&OP) planning. Owens Illinois provides glass products and Sonoco Products provides flexible packaging. Six years ago, Owens Illinois’ primary question was IT standardization versus the choice of best-of-breed vendor. Owens Illinois (OI), a $6.3

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Chicago billed as the “greatest intermodal facility in North America”

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The port is operated by the Illinois International Port District (IIPD). Photo: Illinois International Port District). Photo: Illinois International Port District). Image: Illinois International Port District). The Illinois and Michigan Canal, an inland waterway.

Key Takeaways from the 3PL Value Creation Summit 2016 hosted by Armstrong & Associates, Inc.

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On October 18-20, Armstrong & Associates and Infocast held the fourth annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago, Illinois. The summit featured dynamic panel discussions from 3PL, investment, and technology industry leaders. Below are some of the key takeaways captured from the discussions. technology transportation supply chain logistics 3PL

Watch: The State of Supply-Chain Management Education

Supply Chain Brain

Nehemiah Scott, professor and director of supply-chain management at the University of Illinois' Gies College of Business, describes how the topic is being taught in online courses during physical school closures and the coronavirus pandemic

AIT Worldwide buys customs broker Multimodal International

The Supply Chain Journal

The acquisition is expected to boost Itasca, Illinois-based AIT’s annual customs entries by more than 10% a year to roughly 50,000 entries, AIT said. Global logistics company AIT Worldwide Logistics said Thursday that it has acquired Multimodal International Ltd.,

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Bringing the farmers market home — At Your Doorstep

The Supply Chain Journal

The idea began deep in the agricultural center of Illinois but is spreading through the Southeast with the goal of connecting farmers, bakers, restaurants and makers with more customers.

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

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A severe ice storm is causing significant disruption from Texas to Virginia, with Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and parts of Missouri and Illinois expected to face this storm system's most substantial impact.

Paris 2021 – EN – Eric Bouret

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Eric Bouret holds a Master’s degree from Grenoble Ecole de Management and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Illinois University. Eric Bouret CPO. He began his purchasing career in Bouygues in 1998 at GFC Construction (Lyon). In 2003, he joined Norpac (Lille) as Purchasing Manager, then took in charge the purchasing department of QUILLE Construction in Rouen in 2006. He was appointed Purchasing Director in 2011, in charge of Bouygues Entreprises France-Europe.

Taking the tension out of recruiting and retention — WTT

The Supply Chain Journal

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are finding out how to take the tension out of recruiting and retention. Is there a nationwide truck driver shortage and if so, why? We’ll dive into it.

Dangerous heat, humidity linger from Midwest to Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

It will feel like a sauna outside as the heat index exceeds 105 degrees Tuesday in more than a dozen states. The combination of high heat and oppressive humidity began reaching dangerous levels over the weekend, spreading from the Midwest to the Gulf Coast.

Truckers facing severe storm threat in Midwest

The Supply Chain Journal

A landspout Wednesday damaged crops in northwestern Illinois, according to a National Weather Service report. The main threat for severe storms Thursday stretches from South Dakota and Nebraska to Iowa, southern portions of Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well as northwestern Illinois.

Missouri trucker charged in double homicide is still at large

The Supply Chain Journal

once headquartered in Illinois and now located in Nevada. The license plates linked to Challenger Express are registered in Florida, Nevada, Illinois and South Carolina, according to FMCSA data.

Supply chain experts span Barcoding Inc.'s Executive Forum Encore event speaker line-up

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16 at Hamburger University at McDonald's Campus in Oak Brook, Illinois Barcoding, Inc. has announced the speaker line-up for its Executive Forum Encore event. Scheduled for Thursday, Nov.

Indiana Rail Road kicks off 3-year intermodal expansion project

The Supply Chain Journal

INDR, a privately held, 250-mile short line serving southwest Indian and eastern Illinois, also offers transloading services, railcar storage and locomotive maintenance and repair for electro-motive diesel locomotives.

Parade will speak at the 3PL Value Creation NA Summit 2019

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The conference will take place from October 15-17th in Chicago, Illinois. On October 15-17th, Armstrong & Associates is hosting the seventh annual 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, has been selected to speak at the 2019 3PL Value Creation North America Summit hosted by Armstrong & Associates.

Parade will speak at the 3PL Value Creation NA Summit 2019

Parade

The conference will take place from October 15-17th in Chicago, Illinois. On October 15-17th, Armstrong & Associates is hosting the seventh annual 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago, Illinois. Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, has been selected to speak at the 2019 3PL Value Creation North America Summit hosted by Armstrong & Associates.

Navistar hit by cyberattack but ‘minimizing potential impact’

The Supply Chain Journal

The Lisle, Illinois-based truck and bus manufacturer said it is “minimizing potential impact” by working with third-party cybersecurity experts and federal law enforcement. Navistar International Corp.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Nov. 17, 2016

Supply Chain Digest

Chinese Manufacturers Thrive on Government Subsides, IKEA DC Going Solar Big Time in Illinois, LTL Carriers Retain Pricing Power Even in Face of Weak Volumes, Singles Day Sales Continue Rapid Growth

Trucker health clinic chain abruptly ceases operations, files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

Legal woes force Illinois trucking company to close, file Chapter 7 Illinois trucking company with history of HOS violations files Chapter 7 Trucking companies seek to force Indianapolis brokerage into bankruptcy.

Savage, Canadian Pacific partner on Chicago-area transload facility

The Supply Chain Journal

The CPT Chicago Transload terminal at CP’s Bensenville, Illinois, rail yard will transload lumber and building materials to serve the Chicago region.

Manhunt continues for trucker believed to have strangled girlfriend, drowned daughter

The Supply Chain Journal

The company was once headquartered in Illinois and is now located in Nevada. The license plates linked to Challenger Express are registered in Florida, Nevada, Illinois and South Carolina, according to FMCSA data.

Former Roadrunner CFO guilty in $245M securities, accounting fraud scheme

The Supply Chain Journal

Armbruster, 62, of Milwaukee, on four counts, including securities fraud, misleading Roadrunner’s auditors and two counts of falsifying Illinois-based Roadrunner’s books and records.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

The threat for flooding stretches into northwestern Arkansas and the southern portions of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Intense thunderstorms will continue to drench places from Texas to southern Ohio over the next couple of days.

Boyle Transportation, Nussbaum Transportation repeat as top fleets for drivers

The Supply Chain Journal

Boyle, located in Billerica, Massachusetts, and Nussbaum, based in Hudson, Illinois, both make frequent appearances on the annual list, which is now in its 13th year. Hudson, Illinois Prime Inc.