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.

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.


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


Here 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. Growing demand for truck transportation over the past year has exacerbated industry capacity constraints as carriers continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining a qualified truck driver workforce.

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

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. Transportation against the clock.

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. Indiana.

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.

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. Roehl Transport announced Monday that pay will increase between $4,000 and $6,000 annually for most of its company drivers.

Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

Security for cargo transportation is being challenged. Torres Landa was speaking during the 2021 Security Challenges for Motor Transport webinar on Tuesday. . Forager is a Chicago-based cross-border logistics technology platform founded in 2018. .

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.

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.

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.

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?”.

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.

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. Louisiana’s transportation infrastructure includes: · Six interstate highways.

Trucking companies seek to force Indianapolis brokerage into bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

A coalition of trucking companies filed a petition on Monday to force an Indianapolis-based freight brokerage into Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings for unpaid transportation services. The largest unsecured creditors listed in the petition include Jarrells Moving & Transport Inc.,

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. Greg Forbis, Senior Director, General Merchandise, Inbound Transportation, Walmart Stores. Walmart Supply Chain and Transportation Trends for 2015. Sustainability and Green Initiatives in Transportation and Logistics. Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends.

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.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


Are you up-to-date with the latest events in freight shipping and logistics? Check out some of the country’s top freight shipping conferences and events for the rest of 2015: Can innovative technology, new business models and eCommerce re-boot the business of logistics? The 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives and their manufacturer and retailer supply chain counterparts.

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.,

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.

Procurement & Suppliers: Paying Attention to Terms & Conditions to Keep Supplier Relations Postitive


For example, in one Indiana case, Tyler Pipe Industries, Inc. After several years of litigation and after both sides spent tens of thousands of dollars on attorneys’ fees, the Indiana Court of Appeals found that the parties did indeed have a contract. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The post Procurement & Suppliers: Paying Attention to Terms & Conditions to Keep Supplier Relations Postitive appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

Flooding, road closures continue in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

Several state highways in the region were still closed as of Thursday morning due to high water or washouts, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

5 Ways to Prepare for Successful Planned Outages

CH Robinson Logistics

If your company has planned outages, your transportation provider must have the proper sense of urgency to dynamically support both anticipated events and unexpected developments. We use this information to proactively coordinate our response, lining up the right types of transportation equipment, expedited services, and staffing to match the plan for 24/7/365 response. This information helps the provider coordinate transportation, based on where the equipment will originate (e.g.,

5 Ways to Prepare for Successful Planned Outages

CH Robinson Logistics

If your company has planned outages, your transportation provider must have the proper sense of urgency to dynamically support both anticipated events and unexpected developments. We use this information to proactively coordinate our response, lining up the right types of transportation equipment, expedited services, and staffing to match the plan for 24/7/365 response. This information helps the provider coordinate transportation, based on where the equipment will originate (e.g.,

Senators introduce DRIVE-Safe Act hoping to address shortage of truckers


Indiana is the Crossroads of America and the truck driver shortage has a significant impact on our state,” said Senator Young. “As As I’ve traveled throughout Indiana, I have heard from Hoosiers that a pathway is needed to qualify more drivers to move goods safely and efficiently. Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: US Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), 3352 – in an attempt to address the driver shortage in the trucking and logistics industry.

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


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. 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. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Indiana. Indiana. #20.

5 Best Trucking States in America

GTG Technology Group

The American Journal of Transportation (AJOT) reports that the trucking industry made more than $700 billion last year, so there’s no doubt the trucking industry is booming in the United States. Indiana. Based on their positioning along major transportation routes, all 5 best trucking states offer ample opportunities for those in the trucking industry.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Indiana.

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

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . Transportation?could Indiana ? . Shipping in or out of Indiana should not be interrupted. . Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? .

Wabash National seeing promise fulfilled in final-mile body business

The Supply Chain Journal

We believe these trends have staying power as the pandemic clearly accelerated changes that were already underway in transportation, logistics and distribution,” Wabash President and CEO Brent Yeagy said Wednesday on the company’s earnings call with analysts.

The Log Book: ‘Excellence’ earns veterans fully loaded Kenworths

The Supply Chain Journal

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: Hiring Our Heroes awards rookie drivers with fully loaded Kenworth trucks, St.