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.

Shooter kills 8 at Indy FedEx facility

The Supply Chain Journal

Eight people were killed late Thursday night at the FedEx Ground-Plainfield Operations Center near Interstate 70 across from the Indianapolis airport by a gunman who eventually took his own life. Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) pronounced eight people deceased at the scene.


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FedEx Ground warehouse shooting shocks normally stable system

The Supply Chain Journal

Brandman’s words became tragically prescient on April 15, when 19-year-old Jared Scott Hole, armed with two AR-15 style rifles legally purchased last summer, allegedly drove his vehicle into the parking lot of a facility in Indianapolis operated by FedEx Ground, a unit of FedEx Corp.,

How Supply Chain Best Practice Metrics Can Predict the NFL Super Bowl


We are down to the final four teams: Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts and the Green Bay Packers. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Indianapolis Colts. Using the supply chain best practice “Value” equation, the Super Bowl will be: Seattle Seahawks vs Indianapolis Colts.

Celadon Trucking Implements Load Analyzer and Improves Service and Profitability

Logistics Viewpoints

They are headquartered in Indianapolis in the US and they offer a range of dry van truckload transportation services including long-haul, regional, local […]. Lauren Howard, Vice President of Customer Service at Celadon Trucking Services, spoke at Manhattan Associates’ Momentum conference in May. Celadon Trucking is one of the 20 largest truckload carriers in North America.

3PL FitzMark grows through acquisition again

The Supply Chain Journal

Indianapolis-based third-party logistics provider FitzMark announced Monday the acquisition of the brokerage operations from sister companies Riverside Transport (RTI) and Transco Lines (TLI).

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MSC warns of international intermodal impacts on West and East coasts

The Supply Chain Journal

MSC also noted on Monday that since last Sunday, an unnamed MSC rail operator has begun metering traffic coming from New York to three Midwestern destinations: Chicago, Cleveland and Indianapolis. . “If Ocean carrier MSC reports that U.S.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

According to court documents filed in Marion County, Indiana, Superior Court, Guardian Freight was ordered to pay Indianapolis-based FitzMark Inc.

Predict and Prevent Freight Damage with Ilya Preston

The Logistics of Logistics

Ilya earned a Bachelor of Science in International Business from the University of Indianapolis. Predict and Prevent Freight Damage with Ilya Preston. Ilya Preston and Joe Lynch discuss ways to predict and prevent freight damage.

Defect impacts chassis availability on Norfolk Southern’s network

The Supply Chain Journal

CSX is experiencing high congestion in Indianapolis and Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee, with chassis availability challenges stymieing dwell time in Cleveland, according to Maersk. Norfolk Southern is seeking to quickly repair potentially defective chassis across its network.

Chassis and labor shortages stymie ocean carriers, Class I railroads

The Supply Chain Journal

He said CSX has been taking measures to relieve terminal dwell, such as using off-site container yards at terminals such as Memphis, Tennessee, and Indianapolis and regrouping international and domestic traffic at its Chicago facilities.

New LTL Freight Rate Update in the USA


From Pittsburgh, PA to Indianapolis, IN. We have added new lanes into our system, and updated the existing ones with new, more affordable freight quotes! Below you’ll find some examples of LTL freight rates in the USA. From Federal Way, WA to Livermore, CA. Was: $312.04

The 7 Best Events For Freight Shipping in 2015


FTR Transportation Conference 2015 Indianapolis, Indiana; September 15-17. 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. Staying current in the world of shipping and freight also takes strong networking and communication.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Tank Truck Carriers’ (NTTC) annual conference is set to take place next week, June 13-15, in Indianapolis to educate and raise awareness for the issues facing the transportation industry and highlight the drivers who are committed to safety on the road.

The Supply Chain Can?t Stop: A story from the front lines at Ken?s Foods


Today, they produce and package over 1,000 varieties of dressings and sauces — including category leader, Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce — across 4 plants near Boston, Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Las Vegas. It was Wednesday, March 11th and Ken’s Foods had a dilemma.

Knight-Swift deal shows the value in owning an LTL

The Supply Chain Journal

Its terminal map also includes multiple locations in the Midwest (Chicago, Indianapolis and Cincinnati) as well as Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky. For the second time this year, a truckload-centric transportation company has acquired a less-than-truckload carrier.

Dangerous heat, humidity linger from Midwest to Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

It will feel like a sauna outside as the heat index exceeds 105 degrees Tuesday in more than a dozen states. The combination of high heat and oppressive humidity began reaching dangerous levels over the weekend, spreading from the Midwest to the Gulf Coast.

Northwest triple-digit heat wave coming this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Included in this risk are Des Moines, Iowa; Peoria, Illinois; Indianapolis; Columbus, Ohio; Charleston, West Virginia; Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Allentown and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Baltimore; Washington; New York City; the Delmarva Peninsula; and all of New Jersey.

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How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

FitzMark is a leading Indianapolis-based transportation and logistics provider. Fitzmark has warehousing locations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, and Indianapolis. How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney.

Exel announces new business with Bristol-Myers Squibb and expansion of Midwest Footprint

Supply Chain Network

It also offers close proximity to a number of key parcel and air infrastructure hubs including Indianapolis and Louisville, Ky. Global biopharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, has chosen Exel as its third-party logistics provider handling its U.S. distribution. As part of the contract, Exel purchased the existing Bristol-Myers Squibb distribution centers in Mount Vernon, Ind., and will take over operations in the second quarter of this year.

FreightWaves Classics: Emery Worldwide dominated air freight forwarding for 40+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

To cut costs, Purolator’s Indianapolis hub was closed. The beginning. Emery Air Freight was founded in 1946 by John Colvin Emery, Sr. Emery, a U.S. Navy veteran, had gained experience in air transportation services while in the Navy.

Trucking, logistics firms owed thousands after freight forwarder files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

More than 150 trucking, logistics and towing companies are collectively owed hundreds of thousands of dollars after a New Jersey freight forwarder specializing in shipping automobiles, boats and motorcycles worldwide abruptly ceased operations and filed Chapter 7.

Ohio transportation company, 3 trucking affiliates file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

An Ohio-based transportation company and three of its trucking company affiliates filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, despite receiving loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Blockchain: Reflections on a Webinar

Supply Chain Shaman

The next meeting is on December 4th in Indianapolis. Yesterday, I spoke at the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Leaders Forum on innovation. The presentation focused on nine themes. One of the nine was blockchain. I asked the audience for a show of hands to understand how many of the supply chain leaders in the room were testing blockchain. I saw no raised hands. Later that afternoon, I hosted a webinar featuring blockchain case studies.

Trucker health clinic chain abruptly ceases operations, files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

Legal woes force Illinois trucking company to close, file Chapter 7 Illinois trucking company with history of HOS violations files Chapter 7 Trucking companies seek to force Indianapolis brokerage into bankruptcy.

Legal woes force Illinois trucking company to close, file Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

Illinois trucking company with history of HOS violations files Chapter 7 Trucking companies seek to force Indianapolis brokerage into bankruptcy California freight forwarder folds, files Chapter 7 bankruptcy Truckers, brokers owed hundreds of thousands after Indiana company’s bankruptcy.

Illinois trucking company with history of HOS violations files Chapter 7

The Supply Chain Journal

Trucking companies seek to force Indianapolis brokerage into bankruptcy California freight forwarder folds, files Chapter 7 bankruptcy Truckers, brokers owed hundreds of thousands after Indiana company’s bankruptcy.

Cruise into the 2019 Frictionless Tour with BluJay this Fall

BluJay Solutions

Sunday, 10/6 – Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs. Join us for a unique tailgate experience. For many people, this is the best time of the year. The heat of the summer is peaking, and in a few weeks as it winds down and fall approaches, cooler weather will be coming our way. But something even better isn’t too far away either: football! That’s right – right now, at this moment, your favorite football team is gearing up for their upcoming season at training camp.

Better weather helps push van rates upward

DAT Solutions

Memphis to Indianapolis jumped 17¢ to $2.10/mi. After declining for several weeks, van rates seem to have turned a corner. The national average rate for May so far is $1.82/mi., which is above the April average. Individual lane rates are also trending upward. Last week on the top 100 van lanes 53 were up, 35 were down and 12 were neutral. It's been six weeks since we've seen more rising lanes than falling.

Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations


facility at an Indianapolis, Ind., A group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019. Companies represented included Advanced Auto Parts, John Deere, Hanes Brands, UPS, FHI, Lenovo, GSK, Altria, and UNC Healthcare.

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DeliverEnd and Perfit partner to provide end-to-end solution

The Supply Chain Journal

While DeliverEnd’s fleet currently covers only the Indianapolis area , the company has plans to expand into 20 major cities by the end of 2021, including Boston and Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham , North Carolina.

Feds award $275 million to ease truck congestion

The Supply Chain Journal

The largest of the seven grants aimed at easing truck congestion was $70 million to the Clear Path 465 Project in Indiana, which involves reconstructing and expanding the Interstate 465/Interstate 69 interchange northeast of Indianapolis.

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

If successful, the program will expand next to Indianapolis, IN; Edison, NJ; and Memphis, TN.”. With summer unofficially ending this weekend, and school starting next week, the clock is ticking on summer vacation. So let’s not waste any time and go straight to the news… Google tests drone deliveries in Australia (Financial Times). Newegg Launches Same-day Delivery Service. SAP Patent Application for Mobile Device Is Published (WSJ – sub. req’d)).

Pursuing Your Passions


I moved to Indianapolis about 22 years ago where I met my husband, Greg we’ll be married for 19 years in August – and we have a nice, quiet home on the north side of Indianapolis. At a young age, Julie Papagiannis knew she wanted to pursue a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Mother Nature will drop more unwelcome rain in the south-central U.S. The pattern has been hard to break over the past several weeks. Another system will stall over the region Monday and Tuesday, producing potential repeated downpours in some places that have had too much rain recently.