The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Illinois.

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

PINC

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

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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.

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. About Parade: Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, empowers modern transportation companies to efficiently manage relationships, analyze capacity, and automate load bookings on a unified, private platform.

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. About Parade: Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, empowers modern transportation companies to efficiently manage relationships, analyze capacity, and automate load bookings on a unified, private platform.

3 Tax Area Questions to Ask Yourself Often Overlooked by Shippers & Transportation Providers (and all Business Owners)

GlobalTranz

And whether you are an owner-operator in Peoria, Illinois scraping together the money to add another truck or your multi-national corporation owns a fleet of freighters and you want to “add a zero” to your income, we want to give you the tax and financial information to get you there faster and more efficiently. 3 Tax Issues (of 6) often Overlooked by Transportation Companies and Most Businesses. #1: Uncategorized transportation tax questions

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

Fleet Safety Conference Shaumberg, Illinois; July 13-15. FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17. Early bird registration is already open for 2015’s FTR Transportation Conference, which dubs itself “The Premier Forecasting Event of the Year.” The FTR Transportation Conference is a can’t-miss for anyone who’s wondering how to bring their fleet, or freight brokerage, forward into the future.

Expert Tips to Develop Your Logistics Strategy

The Logistics of Logistics

Blasgen, the president and CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in Illinois, USA, shares that his top tip is to acquire an experienced individual in the logistics industry, someone who has well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills, is well-connected in the logistics/supply chain world, and good financial understanding. Uncategorized logistics advice logistics experts logistics strategy transportation expert Developing a Better Logistics Strategy.

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.”

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. About Parade: Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, empowers modern transportation companies to efficiently manage relationships, analyze capacity, and automate load bookings on a unified, private platform. Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, has been selected to speak at the 2019.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Northeastern Illinois. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - CH Robinson Supply Chain Risk Management Transportation Management ocean shipping transportation managementPeak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Which means that, as it does every year at this time, space is about to get very tight.

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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.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Illinois. 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?”.

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

MIT Supply Chain

In this case study we present two Ocean Spray initiatives – distribution network redesign and intermodal shift from road to rail – that in combination led to a 20% reduction in transportation CO 2 emissions, while achieving comparable cost savings across the transportation network. Shipments that shifted to intermodal generated 65% less emissions while saving over 40% of transportation costs.

Two Million Vacant Manufacturing Jobs by 2025…How Can We Tackle the Skills Gap?

GlobalTranz

For a microcosmic sampling, the CMAP report published by the Illinois government (widely reputed as a resource for broader industrial indicators), reveals an acute shortage of qualified candidates to fill essential manufacturing positions in the Chicago region, including CNC Programmers, CNC Operators, Industrial Machinery Mechanics, and Welders. Need help in focusing back on your core compentancy and dealing with these forces distracting you from reducing transportation costs?

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

GlobalTranz

The transportation of goods is one of the greatest contributors to worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. Only by so doing will they be able to compete as the world shifts towards cleaner, leaner transportation and manufacturing systems. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 2011 with a degree in Biochemistry and will be attending DePaul University this fall to participate in an Urban Planning and Design program.

50 Online Resources for Aspiring Supply Chain Scholars

Supply Chain Opz

See the real supply chain via Commodity Flow Survey Commodity Flow Survey is a survey conducted every 5 years (in the year ending in 2 and 7) by Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce and Department of Transportation. Develop your leadership skill with help from University of Illinois Test this course by University of Illinois and get college credits towards iMBA program (traditional admission requirements applied). Supply chain management is not an easy subject.

Can Officers and Employees be Held Personally Liable for Customs Violations?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Tom received a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Florida Atlantic University in 1967, a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University in 1973, and was admitted in that same year to the Illinois State Bar and the Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Tom is member of the Illinois State, Chicago and American Bar Associations, the District of Columbia Bar, and the Customs & International Trade Bar Association.

Crowdfunding Fulfillment Solutions!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When a backer decides to purchase your geode kit for every science teacher in Illinois, you could end up with a house bursting with science kits. Logistics #Transportation #SCM #SupplyChain #Crowdfunding #Distribution #Freight #ECommerce. Freight and Logistics Guest Blog Post Supply Chain Management Technology Crowdfunding Distribution ECommerce Freight Logistics SCM supplychain TransportationSubscribe Here! Email Address. Article provided by Jake Rheude at [link].

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The Increasing Freight Tech Table Stakes 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. The Increasing Freight Tech Table Stakes with Nick Dangles. Nick Dangles and Joe Lynch discuss the increasing freight tech table stakes.

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. About Parade: Parade, the leading intelligence and engagement platform, empowers modern transportation companies to efficiently manage relationships, analyze capacity, and automate load bookings on a unified, private platform.

The Trucking Industry In The COVID-19 Era

Shipchain

But today, any trucker transporting essential goods or anything used to manufacture said items is exempt from the rules. This is especially noteworthy as some of the most heavily-affected states (think California, New York, Illinois, and Washington) are notorious for their traffic congestion.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

By consolidating the shipment of bagged fertilizer and growing media goods into regional on-site warehouses, the Company has been able to: • Maximize truckload space, reducing overall delivered mileage and transportation costs. Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation News & Info Supply Chain Management green supply chain sustainability sustainable A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn.

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

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Illinois. #17. Illinois.

Bomb Cyclone Hits East Coast

Elementum

To salvage business and retain customers in this inopportune time, more airline and other transport companies may want to exercise similar flexibility. Phillips 66 decided to close down their crude and coking unit in Wood River, Illinois, due to a refinery line freezing.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

The conference, scheduled May 1-3, 2017, at the Lowes Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to engage customers and provide valuable information to transform their supply chain economics. The Kewill MOVE® platform helps companies collaborate, reduce costs, manage volatility and automate processes across the entire supply chain – from transportation and warehousing to compliance and visibility. Attendees will learn how to transform their supply chain economics and.

Kewill & LeanLogistics Customer Conference to Unveil a Revolutionary Global Trade Management Model

BluJay Solutions

The conference, scheduled May 1-3, 2017, at the Lowes Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, is designed to engage customers and provide valuable information to transform their supply chain economics. The Kewill MOVE® platform helps companies collaborate, reduce costs, manage volatility and automate processes across the entire supply chain – from transportation and warehousing to compliance and visibility. Attendees will learn how to transform their supply chain economics and.

This Week in Logistics News (March 2-6, 2015)

Talking Logistics

BNSF oil train derails in rural Illinois; two cars aflame (Reuters). My aim is classic supply chain consulting work, and a large focus will be on transportation, I am sure, as well as general supply chain work. More than three years ago, my 14 year old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D).

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Illinois. Illinois officials have extended the state’s stay-at-home order through the end of May but has built in more flexibility for facilities to reopen where it is safe. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois.

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

As the founder and president of a transportation company that specializes in time-sensitive, high-touch shipments, Nicole believes that communication and good relationships drives positive business results. Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Illinois ? . Illinois officials have extended the state’s stay-at-home order through?the Transportation?could could be impacted in Illinois , especially around the greater Chicago area. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? .

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Illinois . Illinois officials have extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 31. Freight could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. .

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources

Freightos

Transport Intelligence, the well-respected U.K. Transport Topics. With over 60,000 monthly viewers, Transport Topics is a prime destination for freight buffs, especially those who specialize in trucking. American Journal of Transportation. With a circulation of over 30,000, AJOT has been keeping transportation industry managers up to date with the news since 1919. Air Transport World. Nieuwsblad Transport (Transport Newspaper).

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. Yellow Transportation was founded in 1924 by A.J. Yellow Transportation and Roadway formally merged to create YRC Worldwide in 2009. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B