Truckers, brokers owed hundreds of thousands after Indiana company’s bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Several trucking and logistics companies are collectively owed hundreds of thousands of dollars after an Indiana-based household goods brokerage shuttered operations and filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy in mid-April. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana on April 14.

Growing numbers of teens see trucking as attractive career

The Supply Chain Journal

The association recently celebrated its newest partner, the Future Leaders of Indiana (FLI), a council within the Indiana Motor Truck Association. That’s what we’re hoping to accomplish with our partnership with FLI in Indiana.”.


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Rail Roundup: OmniTRAX, G&W develop, expand partnerships

The Supply Chain Journal

OmniTRAX, partners seek to develop site in southern Indiana. Short line operator OmniTRAX is working with the River Ridge Development Authority of southern Indiana to develop the River Ridge Commerce Center.

This Week in Logistics News (April 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. The hub, to be located west of Plainfield in Clayton, is part of Apple’s plans to expand its distribution network and accelerate delivery times for US customers in Indiana and across the country. logistics news Logistics News

PS Logistics adds to flatbed portfolio in deal for Texas carrier

The Supply Chain Journal

The holding company of flatbed transportation and logistics provider PS Logistics announced it has purchased the transportation assets of Patriot Transit LLC and Patriot Logistics LLC. Since 2007, PS Logistics has acquired 22 trucking and brokerage operations.

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Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

A growing number of scenes in films and television programmes – and even entire films and TV series – are about logistics and supply chain management, and media productions are going ever deeper into those business roles. Over the years, there have been various other scenes and even entire films and television series, both fictional ones and documentaries, which directly or indirectly are about logistics and supply chain management. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

Analytics Leaders Discuss the Internet of Things

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Citing examples like Amazon’s personalized shopping experience and next day (soon-to-be same day) shipping, dunnhumbyUSA’s Senior Vice President Michael Wilhite proclaimed, “The ‘IWWIWWIWI’ era has arrived, is here to stay, and will impact all industries immensely and ongoing,” while speaking at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Institute for Business Analytics 2015 Forum on April 10. Business Indiana University Innovation Kelley School of Business Special Events

Logistics property update: December 2020


E-commerce logistics firm Shiprocket has announced the launch of five fulfilment centres in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Gurgaon, Kokkata and Mumbai in India. Nice-Pak increases manufacturing and distribution space in Morgan County, Indiana. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Delivering to Menards can be a challenge for brands that do not have an efficiently optimized logistics function or extensive experience working with the retailer. Work with a Retail Logistics Specialist to Optimize Menards Delivery.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Midwest Logistics .

XPO finally takes a bite of Apple

The Supply Chain Journal

XPO Logistics Inc. NASDAQ:AAPL) in the small Indiana town of Clayton that will support Apple’s direct-to-consumer distribution and delivery strategy. XPO Logistics Inc. NYSE:XPO) said Tuesday that it will build a 1 million-square-foot distribution center for Apple Inc.

Cold storage real estate market is hotter than ever

The Supply Chain Journal

Companies that build cold storage facilities say they are seeing increasing interest from developers seeking to build or buy space in the sector, despite construction costs that are two or three times higher than an ordinary logistics warehouse.

Anti-poaching deal between logistics firms unenforceable, Pa. high court rules

The Supply Chain Journal

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a no-hire provision between two Pittsburgh-based logistics firms is not enforceable under commonwealth law.

Lineage acquires Midwest cold storage firm

The Supply Chain Journal

Cold storage warehouse operator Lineage Logistics LLC said Wednesday that it has acquired Hanson Logistics, which operates four public warehousing facilities in Michigan and three in Indiana, for an undisclosed sum. News Top Stories Warehouse cold storage Lineage Logistics

The Daily Dash: Bankruptcy impacts multiple companies

The Supply Chain Journal

In today’s edition, we highlight a bankruptcy in Indiana, the latest pay increase for drivers, work zone crashes and more. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Reconfiguring the Automotive Post Pandemic Supply Chain

Logistics Trends and Insights

GM, for example, partnered with Ventec Life Systems to produce ventilators in its facility in Kokomo, Indiana, while face masks are being made in a facility in Warren, Michigan. CEVA Logistics AG was appointed by General Motors, to manage its ventilator production supply chain.

GEODIS opening e-commerce facilities

The Supply Chain Journal

Small e-commerce sellers are continually on the hunt for the right partner for their warehousing and logistics needs. The eLogistics locations, including a currently operating facility in Plainfield, Indiana, will join GEODIS’ U.S.

CSR Initiatives in the Global Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

As part of the CMA CGM Group, CEVA Logistics has a global reach, which means that we can make a global difference. The logistics business, is predominantly a network business driven by our employees. Julien Topenot, Global Head of CSR at CEVA Logistics.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis; Evansville, Indiana; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Atlanta; Columbia, South Carolina; as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

The Daily Dash: No more money for PPP

The Supply Chain Journal

XPO Logistics Inc. in the small Indiana town of Clayton. XPO’s first-ever contract with the technology titan was part of $4 billion in done deals negotiated by the company’s logistics unit since the start of the year.

Transportation Trends: What’s Going on in the Trucking Industry?


Other recent closures included NEMF, Falcon, Williams Trucking of Dothan, Alabama, Indiana-based A.L.A., logistics supply chain transportationHere are the top trucking trends that all shippers should be aware of, according to The American Transportation Research Institute. Coming into 2019, issues like the tariff wars, driver shortage, and rising freight rates were high on transportation managers’ radar screens.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

The world of supply chain and logistics is changing every day. Each one is featured as having done something unique to reinvent their supply chain and logistics. Coyote Logistics @CoyoteLogistics Coyote Logistics prides itself on its innovative logistics and supply chain philosophy. Globally, the company ranks 3rd in air and ocean freight, and ranks 5th for international contract logistics.

The Log Book: Leading Ladies empower industry professionals through mentorship

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: the Leading Ladies’ mentorship program empowers women in the industry, Convoy Technologies will host its second “Tacos for Truckers” event and logistics technology company wants to TransFIX your rig with CBS’ Jason Cameron.

Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

Forager is a Chicago-based cross-border logistics technology platform founded in 2018. . Evansville, Indiana-based ATRG is a group of companies with a rental fleet of about 16,000 units representing several regional trailer rental providers.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. logistics are in a remarkable period of expansion,” said CBER Director Michael Hicks, George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Economics and Business Research. . Indiana.

Casey’s General Stores Supply Chain Team Contributes to Strong Financial Results

Logistics Viewpoints

Casey’s recently opened a new distribution center in Joplin Missouri; the retailer also operates warehouses in Ankeny and Terra Haute Indiana. The post Casey’s General Stores Supply Chain Team Contributes to Strong Financial Results appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Trucking companies seek to force Indianapolis brokerage into bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana, claims CMA Freight Services LLC owes 28 trucking companies nearly $40,000, according to the filing. The trucking side, CMA Logistics, is healthy on its own.”.

Illinois trucking company with history of HOS violations files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

B & B Logistics Inc., In December 2019, B & B Logistics received a conditional safety rating from FMCSA after undergoing a compliance review a few months earlier. Aleksandar Perisic, the owner and CEO of B & B Logistics, did not respond to FreightWaves’ request for comment.

Insights from Ryder Innovate 2014

Talking Logistics

I have long argued that third party logistics providers (3PLs) should set themselves apart from the competition by fully harnessing the power and value of their customer and employee communities. Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation and Logistics. Source: “Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation & Logistics,” Jason Mathers, EDF, Ryder Innovate 2014. Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends.

California freight forwarder folds, files Chapter 7 bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

A California freight forwarder filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy last week, collectively owing transportation and logistics companies more than $884,000. formerly doing business as Global Partners Logistics USA Inc.,

Wabash National bets big on dry vans, increases capacity by 20%

The Supply Chain Journal

West Lafayette, Indiana-based Wabash is reorienting its business to focus on first-to-last-mile trailer products and exiting businesses that do not fit that plan. Wabash National Corp.

10 Greatest Supply Chain Management Books of All Time

Supply Chain Opz

Hugos Integral Logistics Management: Operations and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies , by Paul Schönsleben Logistics and Supply Chain Management , by Martin Christopher Logistics Management and Strategy: Competing through the Supply Chain , by Alan Harrison and Remko Van Hoek Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management , by F.

Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

Leverage relationships with your third party logistics provider (3PL). Chris brings over 18 years of logistics industry experience. He is a graduate of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. With Black Friday on the horizon, consumer goods of all kinds are making their way from manufacturers to distribution centers and retail locations across the country.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


Indiana. 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?”.

Xpress Global Systems acquires LTL Delta Distribution

The Supply Chain Journal

The company was able to undercut XGS rates and service to an extent because of its focused distribution channel in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. Delta Distribution has been servicing Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Michigan since 1997.