Overstock.com selects Kansas City for 517,000 sq ft distribution centre


will open a distribution centre in Kansas City, Kansas. The new 517,000-square-foot operation, located at 5300 Kansas Avenue, will create more than 100 jobs within the next two years. They join a variety of other companies using Kansas for distribution and fulfillment facilities, including Amazon, Hy-Vee Aisles, Dollar Tree, Spectrum Brands and Horizon Global. Online home goods and furniture retailer Overstock.com, Inc.

Wagner Logistics installs software to speed up picking process


Wagner Logistics has implemented inVia's AI-driven automation software in its Edgerton, Kansas warehouse. Primary Event: Logistics CIO: Europe Précis: Wagner Logistics has implemented inVia Robotics Software new PickMate Tool to guide employees through its warehouses Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Technology Supply Chain Industrial Logistics 3PL Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report

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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 Not only would the DRIVE-Safe Act create new career opportunities for young Kansans, but it would also help move the supply-chain nationwide in a more expeditious manner – benefitting many sectors of the Kansas economy,” said Senator Moran. Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: US Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.),

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America.

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Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico


Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. The move may be risky, but the mega retailer’s play may also be indicative of an emerging trend in North American maritime freight.

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Leadership Commitment to Strategic Suppliers Makes a Big Difference

Supply Chain View from the Field

The forum was an opportunity to share insights on the oil and gas business in North America, communicate issues and challenges that exist, and create an opportunity to exchange ideas on how to address them. midcontinent … Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas … as well the Gulf Coast and in B.C. I visited a Canadian oil and gas company this week, and participated in their first annual Supplier Day.

Spot market demand heats up out West

DAT Solutions

Volumes were also up from other markets with seaports, including Stockton and Los Angeles – which is home to the two biggest ports in North America. The spot market continues to offer a mixed bag.

Spring Starts Slowly


Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Region: North America Article Type: Executive InsightsRetail Sales . .

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky. The state also is home to the Fort Worth Alliance Airport, which is a public-use airport located 14 miles north of downtown Fort Worth, Texas.

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


Kansas. #12. North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. Kansas. North Carolina. North Carolina. #25. What’s more, America’s record low unemployment rate and tightening of immigration law is not going to make any projects easier to implement.

Tomorrow’s Workforce must Embrace Training and Re-skilling

Enterra Insights

”[1] In a 2017 study, Didem Tuzemen, an economist at the Kansas City Fed, indicated the “decline in demand for middle-skilled work — a phenomenon dubbed ‘job polarization,’ because more positions are concentrated at the higher and lower ends — has played a role in keeping prime-age men out of the job market.”[2]

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020


North American Market. Louis, Kansas City and Memphis. General Motors suspended its manufacturing operations in North America, but the plan did not include its factories in Mexico, which will continue operating normally until further notice.