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

Newly public Lion Electric will build electric trucks in Illinois

The Supply Chain Journal

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.,

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Newly public Lion Electric will build electric trucks in Illinois

The Supply Chain Journal

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.,

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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

Why It Matters

Supply Chain Shaman

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

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

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

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

GlobalTranz

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

ivalua

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.

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.

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.

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

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

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.

Truckers owed hundreds of thousands after glass fabricator, affiliates file bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Among its list of 83 unsecured creditors are Bedrock Logistics of Dallas, owed nearly $54,000; Wright Express Fleet Services of Carol Stream, Illinois, owed more than $16,000; and Estes Freight Lines of Richmond, Virginia, owed nearly $7,400.

Hub Group centralizes intermodal business under Paperiello’s direction

The Supply Chain Journal

Paperiello, an 18-year veteran of Hub, will also continue in his current role as chief solutions officer, the Oak Brook, Illinois-based company said. Diversified transport provider Hub Group Inc.

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

Amazon to hire 75K workers for North American logistics, fulfillment

The Supply Chain Journal

According to Amazon, the states with the most open positions are Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. Amazon.com Inc.

5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald

The Logistics of Logistics

Prior to working at Fulfyld, Paige held various roles in events, marketing, and sales in Chicago, Illinois. 5 Reasons Ecommerce Companies Fail with Paige Fitzgerald. Paige Fitzgerald and Joe Lynch discuss the 5 reasons ecommerce companies fail.

In Divisive Times, We’re Still United by the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

“But according to a recent study out of the University of Illinois, even if you have never traveled around the United States, the food you eat (or at least elements of it) certainly has.”[1] ”[1] He reports, “A team from the University of Illinois looked at the 9.5 ”[2] In fact, the University of Illinois study highlighted “the importance of border counties like Niagara County and port cities like New Orleans.”

Ooh, Scary Stuff, Kids. Tales from the Supply Chain Crypt.

Kinaxis

The reason: Illinois produces about 90% of sugar pumpkins each year. But when Mother Nature (in the form of heavy rains) hit Illinois hard, half of the crop was wiped out. by Teresa Chiykowski Warning: This blog post isn’t for the faint of heart. In fact, I should include a PG-13 rating on it. Just kidding, although, for those involved, the scare factor must’ve been pretty high at times. Halloween is big business.

Hybrent Is A “Game Changer” for ASC

Hybrent

Hybrent Software and Medline Custom Packs Saves ASC Purchasing Team Time & Money Near the Mississippi River where Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee all meet, The Physicians’ Surgery Center offers procedures in ophthalmology, gastroenterology, gynecology, urology, pain management and general surgery.

A supply chain for telemedicine — Medically Necessary

The Supply Chain Journal

Starting off with headlines, they discuss how 3PLs are struggling to fill broker vacancies, why an Illinois trucking company is being forced into bankruptcy, Yellow Corp.’s

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.,

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

Fleet Safety Conference Shaumberg, Illinois; July 13-15. 8th Annual Integer Emissions Summit & DEF Forum Chicago, Illinois; October 27-29. Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? As you know, the atmosphere for freight brokers is only getting more competitive. If you want to stay ahead of the competition, it’s not just a question of reading industry newsletters.

Lora Cecere Asks: Why Do People Question the Value of S&OP?

Logility

To understand the value of S&OP, let’s contrast Keith’s performance to one of his competitors Owens Illinois. Comparison of Owens Illinois Versus Sonoco Products for the Period of 2000-2012. Owens Illinois is investing 3X more in R&D than Sonoco Products; yet Sonoco products had 5X greater growth with 1/2 the inventory. Owens Illinois, Inc. (OI) Frequently, I get asked the question, “What is the value of S&OP?”

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

Parade

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. Chief Business Officer of Parade, Preet Sivia, will speak on the Supply Chain Innovation panel alongside Parker Holcomb, CEO of CoLane, and Prasad Gollapalli, CEO of TruckerTools.

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US

GlobalTranz

UPDATE: 02.15.21. According to weather.com, “more than 2 million Texas homes and businesses were without power Monday morning as record-breaking cold and Winter Storm Uri extended an icy grip across the central United States.” Winter weather continues to impact multiple U.S.

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.

The Daily Dash: 6-figure driver jobs

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. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

9 logistics companies named to Inc.’s Best Workplaces

The Supply Chain Journal

Field Fastener (Machesney Park, Illinois) — Provides inventory management and supply chain solutions for fasteners. Nine logistics companies were recognized on Inc. magazine’s sixth annual list of Best Workplaces.

Lora Cecere Asks: Why Do People Question the Value of S&OP?

Logility

To understand the value of S&OP, let’s contrast Keith’s performance to one of his competitors Owens Illinois. Comparison of Owens Illinois Versus Sonoco Products for the Period of 2000-2012. Owens Illinois is investing 3X more in R&D than Sonoco Products; yet Sonoco products had 5X greater growth with 1/2 the inventory. Owens Illinois, Inc. (OI) Frequently, I get asked the question, “What is the value of S&OP?”

The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd

The Logistics of Logistics

For instance, a fulfillment company in Los Angeles may partner with fulfillment companies in Texas and Illinois in order to win a national account. The Future of 3rd Party Fulfillment with Andy Lloyd. Andy Lloyd and Joe Lynch discuss the future of 3rd party fulfillment.

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Thousands laid off as COVID-driven demand drops

The Supply Chain Journal

Abbott recently laid off 2,000 workers at a plant making COVID-19 tests in Gurnee, Illinois, according to a report from suburban Chicago’s Daily Herald. This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

Making FreightTech Sticky with Nick Dangles

The Logistics of Logistics

Nick received his degree in Philosophy from The University of Illinois and received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Making FreightTech Sticky with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss making freightech sticky.

Zebra Technologies to acquire warehouse automation firm Fetch Robotics

The Supply Chain Journal

The Illinois-based global company will acquire Fetch Robotics , an on-demand warehouse automation provider, for $290 million in cash.