Nearly a Third of Kentucky Workers Seek Jobless Aid – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Nearly a Third of Kentucky Workers Seek Jobless Aid. I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

Winter Storm Alert: Ice Storms in the Making Across the US

GlobalTranz

A severe ice storm is causing significant disruption from Texas to Virginia, with Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and parts of Missouri and Illinois expected to face this storm system's most substantial impact.

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Kroger ‘Journey of the Roses’ Showcases an Innovative Sustainable Supply Chain

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Kroger's proud tradition of producing the Kentucky Derby Garland of Roses begins at a Rainforest Alliance-certified farm

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Amazon to hire 75K workers for North American logistics, fulfillment

The Supply Chain Journal

According to Amazon, the states with the most open positions are Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. Amazon.com Inc.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis; Evansville, Indiana; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Atlanta; Columbia, South Carolina; as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of May 26, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

US Logistics Infrastructure May Better than Thought, Oil Prices Inevitably Headed Down, New Kentucky Aluminum Plant Coming because of Right to Work, HP Instant Ink Program Leverages IoT, More

Allstates WorldCargo acquires GFE to expand customer footprint

The Supply Chain Journal

We also did not have a presence yet in Louisville, Kentucky, and that is where their warehouses are located.

Amazon Continues to Take on Logistics

Elementum

Amazon has recently revealed its plan to establish its own worldwide air cargo hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport. The 40 Prime Air cargo planes the company is currently leasing to transport packages between its own warehouses and facilities will be eventually operating at the new cargo hub, wherein more than 20,000 new jobs are also expected to be created, joining its already 10,000 Kentucky-based workforce.

Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference

Synovos

The conference, to be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville, is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. Donald Shoemaker, Vice President Engineering & Consulting Services for Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, has been selected to present a paper at the upcoming Reliable Plant 2020 conference in Louisville, KY. Shoemaker will present his paper “ Should We Be Doing More?

Rail Roundup: OmniTRAX, G&W develop, expand partnerships

The Supply Chain Journal

The center, located near Louisville, Kentucky, where it has access to several transportation modes. OmniTRAX, partners seek to develop site in southern Indiana.

UPS establishes worldwide cold-chain logistics unit

The Supply Chain Journal

Last summer, UPS opened freezer farms in Louisville, Kentucky, the site of its global air hub, and in the Netherlands to accommodate the ultra-cold temperatures. UPS Inc.

Flush with new models, PACCAR posts strong first-quarter financial results

The Supply Chain Journal

PACCAR will add a 19th parts distribution center in Louisville, Kentucky, next year. PACCAR Inc.

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

Beefing up the cold chain — Cyberly

The Supply Chain Journal

Hear about the Kentucky Derby and some interesting information about how racehorses are transported to and from the big events. Danny Catullo is a third-generation butcher in Cleveland who started selling his beef, poultry and pork online back in 2017.

Beefing up the cold chain — Cyberly

The Supply Chain Journal

Hear about the Kentucky Derby and some interesting information about how racehorses are transported to and from the big events. Danny Catullo is a third-generation butcher in Cleveland who started selling his beef, poultry and pork online back in 2017.

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. by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Jim Fulcher , Blogger on the Supply Chain Expert Community.

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

Probabilistic Forecasting - a Primer

ToolsGroup

For example: the horse “Secretariat” will win the Kentucky Derby. An experienced gambler might hedge their bet on multiple outcomes, rather than just the most likely "single number forecast". At ToolsGroup we have been big advocates of probabilistic forecasting (sometimes also known as stochastic forecasting). Understanding and employing this relatively simple principle can take your forecasting and supply chain planning from ‘good to great’. This primer explains how.

Food Industry News Round-Up: October 9

ITradeNetwork

Additionally, cantaloupe from Eagle Produce sold at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin has been recalled for potential risk of Salmonella. Salmonella, Listeria Are Risks in Ongoing Recalls.

Amazon Supply Chain Innovation Continues

Logistics Viewpoints

The company has been acquiring jets to build out its fleet as it also awaits the completion of its air hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Connecticut to enact highway fee for trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), four states — Kentucky, New Mexico, New York and Oregon — are levying some form of vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) fee on commercial trucks. Connecticut Gov.

Editor’s Pick: Profiles in Yard Management Excellence – Carhartt

Talking Logistics

Carhartt ships all customer and consumer orders from a single facility in Western Kentucky that features two drop lots and several satellite yards. Note: Today’s post is part of our “ Editor’s Pick ” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The two companies have jointly opened a facility near the UPS air hub in Louisville, Kentucky, with more than 100 industrial 3D printers. by Joe Cannata I recently took a trip to my local big box electronics store, and saw a 3D printer on display. I asked what they were printing, and the response was “plastic components”, which were being sold in the store.

Why Can’t The Supply Chain Get Rid of Abuse?

Material Handling and Logistics

Horrific working conditions endured by children farming tobacco in North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia were reported in January of this year by Human Rights Watch. Let’s stop buying products where labor abuse exists in the supply chain. How many years has it been since we first heard about those tragic Foxconn workers who preferred to jump to their deaths from the factory dorms where they lived, rather than continue to work in hazardous conditions? The answer is eight.

Hours-of-service waiver issued in wake of pipeline cyberattack

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition to the District of Columbia, FMCSA’s waiver applies to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Flooding, road closures continue in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

Eastern portions of Oklahoma and Texas, in addition to southern Missouri, have also been flooded, with flash flood watches stretching all the way to southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. Major flash flooding continues to slam parts of the Mississippi Valley, keeping some roads closed.

Hours-of-service waiver issued in wake of pipeline cyberattack

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition to the District of Columbia, FMCSA’s waiver applies to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

31 Motivations for Reshoring Manufacturing & Updated Reshoring Stats

GlobalTranz

Of those, General Electric brought 1,900 jobs to New York, Ohio, and Kentucky to produce industrial batteries, lightbulbs, and appliances. This is the first post in a two part series on our update on Reshoring. We first started writing about and featuring reshoring content back in September of 2013, and have since added 10 more reshoring related posts in our reshoring blog category.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes places such as Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Springfield, Poplar Bluff and Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; Evansville, Indiana; as well as Louisville, Kentucky.

Can taxing trucks on miles traveled work?

The Supply Chain Journal

Four states — Kentucky, New Mexico, New York and Oregon — are already levying a commercial truck VMT fee. A user fee to raise money for roads and bridges that is based on the number of miles a truck travels is popular among policymakers but does not sit well with industry lobbyists.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

Kentucky. Content Summary: Kentucky ranks 3rd in the nation in total air cargo shipments. Kentucky offers the UPS World Port in Louisville, DHL Americas hub in Northern Kentucky and several large FedEx ground hubs throughout Kentucky. 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.

The Data Behind Amazon’s Logistics and Fulfillment Play

Freightos

Not huge, but it’s only going to grow – the planned 210 acre Amazon airport in Kentucky will support up to 200 flights daily. In his 2017 annual shareholder letter , Bezos lauded “divinely discontent” customers as innovation drivers.

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Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

including Memphis, Tennessee, and Louisville, Kentucky, home to the respective global air hubs of parcel giants FedEx and UPS, an analysis by consultant Logistics Capital & Strategy shows.

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Doing Business in Spain

QAD

state of Kentucky. Spain has served as a global model of freedom and human rights since the peaceful transition to democracy after former Head of State and dictator Francisco Franco’s death in 1975. Although its economy was strong and growing immediately after the country joined the EU in 1986, it entered a severe economic depression in mid-2008. The economy has turned around in the past several years, and Spain now enjoys strong GDP growth of 3%, exceeding the EU average.

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