Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

Besides Texas—Toyota’s new North American headquarters—other states on the companies’ shortlist are Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, WSJ reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the potential investment. Those sources also said the manufacturing facility would require at least 1,000 acres of land.

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.

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Driverless Trucks, China, COVID and the Future of the Supply Chain

Turvo

A consultant, a tech wizard, a VP at a large Transportation company, and an ex-freight broker turned, a strategic sourcing specialist, turned HR consultant, mother of 3, trying to navigate her next career phase. Interestingly, we all had significant experience in the freight, logistics, sourcing, and supply chain world. How would sourcing and transportation patterns change if manufacturing shifted away from China?

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One Man’s Trash: How Blockchain Can Target Food Waste to Help End World Hunger

Material Handling and Logistics

For organizations that source products from suppliers in remote regions, blockchain can provide clarity in an otherwise murky journey from harvest to retail. For organizations that source products from suppliers in remote regions, blockchain is an essential tool that can provide clarity in an otherwise murky journey from harvest to retail. From the wholesale manufacturers in Iowa to the farmers in Bangladesh, change is coming.

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Drivers in the Spotlight: 4 Reasons for Their Growing Influence on Supply Chain Management

TMC

Researchers at Iowa State University studied this phenomenon using data provided by C.H. For more on the Iowa State study, download the white paper Do “Favored Shippers” Really Receive Better Pricing and Service? An example is where inter-plant moves are unnecessary and a source of excessive cost that can be eliminated with better planning. A new source of driver data that could be extremely valuable for supply chain managers is electronic logging devices (ELDs) on trucks.

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Content Summary: Iowa has 4,389 miles of railway lines, with 2,431 miles of railway tracks classified as Class 1. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID. Source ID.

Market Updates and Favored Shippers: 2015 Transportfolio Recap

CH Robinson Transportfolio

We teamed up with researchers from Iowa State University to find answers. And look at Freshspective™ as your source for fresh ideas and news in produce and cold chain logistics. The logistics industry is constantly evolving, and our customers are always looking for ways to adapt. This past year was no exception. It was an exciting year in the supply chain industry, and our Transportfolio ® blog has followed the action every step of the way.

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Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865. I split this off from global sourcing because we had plenty of buyers but not enough planning and logistics so service and documentation was failing. Their mission is to work with our many global buyers, collectively known as Risk Management and Sourcing (RMS), to streamline the buying, planning and logistics.

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Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

Minnesota is also a major source of corn, potatoes and peas for your Thanksgiving table. When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner in the Midwestern U.S., remember to be thankful for Minnesota. The Land of a Thousand Lakes is also the number-one state for turkey production, by a wide margin.

Flooding in the Midwest and FMCSA Emergency Declaration

GTG Technology Group

High floodwaters in the Dakotas, Nebraska, Iowa, Montana, Mississippi, and surrounding states have caused incredible property destruction, as well as serious injuries and multiple deaths. Sources: [link]. What You Need to Know About the FMCSA Emergency Declaration. Keeping your drivers safe on America’s roadways takes staying up to date on the latest Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) emergency declarations.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

Uniform sourcing rules for all taxable transactions. As of October 1, 2019, there are 23 member states that fully comply with the provisions of the SSUTA: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

DOT Gives $500 Million in Grants to Much-Needed Infrastructure Projects

GTG Technology Group

Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are included in the grant. The six canal bridges in Lowell, MA are in various states of disrepair and a major source of inconvenience. Sources: [link]. The Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program is a federal grant program that funds projects within the federal trade corridors. The TIGER program was created in 2009 with the stimulus bill.

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

EFT

Iowa. #37. The legislation mandates that 80% of the overall funding will comes from these sources before the federal government will step in with financial support. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

percent, 458,400 jobs), Iowa (14.0 The states represented in the top 50 congressional district list include Indiana (seven congressional districts), Michigan (seven), Wisconsin (six), Ohio (five), Alabama (three), Arkansas (three), California (three), Iowa (three), Tennessee (three), Kentucky (two), North Carolina (two), South Carolina (two), Georgia (one), Kansas (one), Mississippi (one), and Oregon (one).

Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2019

Enterra Insights

Columbus Day, a day set aside to celebrate the discovery of the New World by Europeans, has become a source of controversy. Some states like Oregon, Iowa, and Nebraska have never observed it. The History Channel notes, “Over 500 years after he ‘discovered’ the New World — kicking off centuries of exploration and colonization of the Americas — Christopher Columbus is still honored with a federal holiday on the second Monday of every October.