Truck driver sentenced to 25 years for fatal crash in Kentucky

The Supply Chain Journal

A truck driver was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday for his role in a September 2019 multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 64 that killed one man and injured another driver in Kentucky.

Toyota will build heavy-duty truck fuel cell modules in Kentucky

The Supply Chain Journal

Toyota Motor North America will add a dedicated production line for heavy-duty truck fuel cell modules to its assembly complex in Kentucky, moving its zero-emissions technology from prototype to production. said David Rosier, Toyota Kentucky powertrain head.

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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

Amazon Air’s big US hub opens for business

The Supply Chain Journal

Amazon Air announced Wednesday it has begun operations at its new, primary package hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport a few weeks ahead of schedule.

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.

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

Supply Chain 24/7

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

Ida’s flood threat keeps trucking across US

The Supply Chain Journal

Interstate 10 from Mobile, Alabama, to Pensacola, Florida Interstate 65 from Mobile to Louisville, Kentucky Interstate 75 from Lexington, Kentucky, to Atlanta Interstate 81 from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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.

Hybrent Is A “Game Changer” for ASC

Hybrent

Hybrent Software and Medline Custom Packs Saves ASC Purchasing Team Time & Money Near the Mississippi River where Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee all meet, The Physicians’ Surgery Center offers procedures in ophthalmology, gastroenterology, gynecology, urology, pain management and general surgery.

SPAC acquires cloud manufacturing firm Fast Radius

The Supply Chain Journal

NYSE:UPS), the latter having an operating relationship with Fast Radius at UPS’ global air hub in Louisville, Kentucky. Digital manufacturing and supply chain company Fast Radius Inc.

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

Nikola licenses Bosch fuel cells for module assembly in Arizona

The Supply Chain Journal

25 that it would begin building fuel cell modules for heavy-duty trucks in Kentucky. Nikola Corp.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

Amazon Air bumps cargo handler from Newark airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Having the ability to sort and route shipments in Newark will add speed and lower costs for Amazon’s delivery operations because packages going to Northeast consignees won’t have to be sent to the shipping giant’s new national hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

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More than luck: Understanding the formula for explosive brokerage growth

The Supply Chain Journal

Louisville, Kentucky-based One Source Logistics partnered with Hubtek a few years ago to establish a growth plan, which led to productive shifts in management structure, culture, technology adoption and their hiring process. Fast-growth companies should depend on much more than luck.

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

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.

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.

Audit recommends enhancements for DHS air cargo security programs

The Supply Chain Journal

TSA retrofitted a conveyor belt parcel handling system at the UPS Worldport in Louisville, Kentucky, with a new version of the computed- tomography machine and inspected up to 4,000 parcels per day, according to the GAO report.

ACT Expo: Exclusive first ride in Hyzon hydrogen-powered fuel cell truck

The Supply Chain Journal

Knight cheered last week’s announcement by Toyota that it will begin assembling fuel cell modules in Kentucky for heavy-duty trucks in 2023. CARSON, Calif. — Is this thing running?

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.

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.

The Log Book: Nonprofit groups mobilize to help Hurricane Ida survivors

The Supply Chain Journal

Shelli Conaway-Waugh of Lexington, Kentucky, a 29-year trucking veteran, told FreightWaves recently that her group always needs volunteer drivers to pick up and haul supplies during natural disasters like Ida.

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.

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.