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

Founding sponsors include The National Transportation Institute, DHL, software company Tenstreet, CDLLife, National Tank Truck Carriers, Reliance Partners and many more. 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

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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.

Feds award $275 million to ease truck congestion

The Supply Chain Journal

Department of Transportation’s (DOT) 2021 Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grants, which were also awarded to port and rail projects. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg in announcing the grants on Wednesday. Department of Transportation

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

PINC

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.

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

Transportation against the clock. In Sorcerer (1977), drivers are tasked with transporting creates of explosive nitroglycerin through the South American jungle in two old trucks. Transport can be dangerous. The comedy film Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987) presents a very amusing view of how much can go wrong during a trip for Thanksgiving and just how many alternative modes of transport there are – right down to a refrigerated milk truck.

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.

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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.

GEODIS opening e-commerce facilities

The Supply Chain Journal

The eLogistics locations, including a currently operating facility in Plainfield, Indiana, will join GEODIS’ U.S. You may also like: Social Auto Transport raises $1.5M Small e-commerce sellers are continually on the hunt for the right partner for their warehousing and logistics needs.

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.

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. . Cardenas is vice chairman of Transportes Innovativos , a truckload carrier based in Guadalajara, Mexico.

CSR Initiatives in the Global Supply Chain

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

CEVA was responsible for delivering hundreds of parts to the GM Kokomo, Indiana, facility, in the U.S., We want to support and enrich these local communities through what we do best: logistics and transportation services.

The Log Book: Leading Ladies empower industry professionals through mentorship

The Supply Chain Journal

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. Together, these women have experience in multiple verticals of the industry including transportation, finance, real estate, compliance and technology.

The Log Book: J.B. Hunt announces $1M supply chain inclusion scholarship

The Supply Chain Journal

The Logbook is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. Hunt Transport Services ( NASDAQ:JBHT ) has announced two new funds with the University of Arkansas Sam M. Hunt Transport Services Inc. Hunt Transport Services Inc.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Brian Fugate is the Oren Harris Chair in Transportation, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas, United States. and Myra Louise Professor of Manufacturing Management at Indiana University, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbra Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management.

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

GlobalTranz

The Louisiana Department of Transportation reported that all state-maintained roadways, except for I-20 and I-49 (sections that remain open), in the seven-parish Northwest region were deemed impassable because of winter weather conditions. UPDATE: 02.15.21.

Introducing the Journal of Supply Chain Management (Guest Post by the Co-Editors-in-Chief)

SCM Research

Brian Fugate is the Oren Harris Chair in Transportation, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Arkansas, United States. and Myra Louise Professor of Manufacturing Management at Indiana University, United States. In today’s guest post, Mark Pagell, Brian Fugate and Barbara Flynn highlight what will guide them in their tenure as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (April 24 – 30)

Logistics Viewpoints

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. The Noid is back. For those unfamiliar, let me explain.

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?

AB&R

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.

XPO finally takes a bite of Apple

The Supply Chain Journal

NASDAQ:AAPL) in the small Indiana town of Clayton that will support Apple’s direct-to-consumer distribution and delivery strategy. The revised range reflects a 31% year-on-year adjusted EBITDA increase, with the gains split almost evenly between its transportation and logistics segments.

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015

GlobalTranz

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. 2015 Surface Transportation Summit Toronto, Ontario, Canada; October 14.

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

GlobalTranz

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.

FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off

Elementum

Transportation takes manpower and wastes valuable time in a supply chain, damaging cars on unpaved country roads. In the meantime, reports WTHR Indiana, residents of Wise County, VA, are hoping to utilize the growing popularity of drones to boost their own economy. It’s a pivotal time for drone delivery systems, and rural transportation cases allow regulators to begin the long process of proliferating drone use.

Cold storage real estate market is hotter than ever

The Supply Chain Journal

Temperature-controlled equipment is at a premium right now across the transportation industry. cold storage facilities are mostly concentrated across California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia. “A

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

Like several other Great Lakes ports, Port Milwaukee serves as a regional transportation and distribution center. Port Milwaukee is one of several U.S. ports around the Great Lakes that contribute significantly to the local, regional and national economies.

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.,

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. Dsecargonet Inc., formerly doing business as Global Partners Logistics USA Inc., of Torrance, California, filed its petition in the U.S.

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

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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. Indiana. Indiana. #20.

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. Major flash flooding continues to slam parts of the Mississippi Valley, keeping some roads closed.

Illinois trucking company with history of HOS violations files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

Among B & B Logistics’ top 20 unsecured creditors are Transport Enterprise Leasing LLC of Chattanooga, Tennessee, owed more than $383,000 for truck leases; Pilot Travel Centers LLC of Birmingham, Alabama, owed more than $59,000 for fuel; and MAT Transportation Inc.

Largest wildfire in US nearly 400,000 acres in size

The Supply Chain Journal

Upper-level winds have transported smoke from the Western wildfires, as well as fires in Canada, all the way to the Eastern U.S. The Bootleg fire is the largest in the country and is just one of dozens of large wildfires burning out West.

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

EFT

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. Though many states allow individuals to obtain a commercial driver’s license at the age 18, federal law currently prohibits those operators from moving goods from state to state until they are 21.