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.

Norfolk Southern reopens Kentucky intermodal terminal

The Supply Chain Journal

Norfolk Southern has reopened an intermodal terminal serving Louisville, Kentucky, in light of “strong growth” in the intermodal market there. NS ( NYSE: NSC ) reopened the terminal in Buechel, Kentucky, on Monday.

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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.

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.

FreightWaves Classics: I-24 travels through four states; ends in the heart of “Freight Alley”

The Supply Chain Journal

It then runs through parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and then ends back in Tennessee at its junction with I-75 in Chattanooga. East of Metropolis I-24 crosses over the Ohio River into Kentucky on the Interstate 24 Bridge. I-24 in Kentucky. Kentucky.

Ford, SK Building $11.4 Billion Electric Truck, Battery Plants

Supply Chain Brain

billion to construct three battery factories and an assembly plant for electric F-Series pickup trucks in Tennessee and Kentucky, the biggest investment in the U.S. Ford Motor Co. and South Korea’s SK Innovation Co. plan to spend $11.4

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

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

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.

Rail 101 with Ian Jefferies

The Logistics of Logistics

Jefferies began his career in government serving as a Senior Advisor to the Mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, before transitioning to the federal government. Rail 101 with Ian Jefferies. Ian Jefferies and Joe Lynch discuss Rail 101.

How Technology Has Influenced Accuracy of Horse Racing Results!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Some horses would become aggressive if strange horses or people got too close and would attempt to attack them, similar to how Rich Strike attacked his outrider after the Kentucky Derby. In 2019, stewards used multiple angles to review the footage of the Kentucky Derby. Subscribe Here!

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.

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.

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

The Supply Chain Journal

Severe storms are possible Friday, with large hail, destructive winds and isolated tornadoes from the Missouri Bootheel and western Tennessee to Louisville, Kentucky, and Cincinnati. Truckers face another day of delays as heavy rain persists in areas from Texas to the Great Lakes.

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

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.

The Pain of Picking the Wrong 3PL with Esther Kestenbaum Prozan

The Logistics of Logistics

Fulfillment locations include New York, California, New Jersey, Kentucky, Nevada, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The Pain of Picking the Wrong 3PL with Esther Kestenbaum Prozan. Esther Kestenbaum Prozan and Joe Lynch discuss the pain of picking the wrong 3pl.

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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.

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.

UPS unit Marken expands network to support clinical trial logistics demand

The Supply Chain Journal

The company will also add square footage in Louisville, Kentucky, home of UPS’ primary global air hub, and Great Valley, Pennsylvania, west of Philadelphia. Marken, a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS Inc.

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.

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?

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.

Xpress Global Systems acquires LTL Delta Distribution

The Supply Chain Journal

Delta Distribution has been servicing Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Michigan since 1997.

Paschall Truck Lines parent acquires dry van carrier TDC

The Supply Chain Journal

Founded in 1937, Murray, Kentucky-based IPS is the parent company of the Paschall companies, which include logistics and trailer leasing operations.

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.

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.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

The Supply Chain Journal

After repeated rounds of heavy rainfall pounded the south-central U.S. over the past few weeks, the threat will shift northeastward the rest of this week. This will bring relief to waterlogged areas of Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, but it will increase the risk of flooding rainfall in other regions.

Largest wildfire in US nearly 400,000 acres in size

The Supply Chain Journal

Because of this, the National Weather Service has issued air-quality alerts for the entire state of Indiana, in addition to Louisville, Kentucky; western Ohio; Nashville, Tennessee; the Delmarva Peninsula; and all of North Carolina.

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.

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.

Wet weekend ahead for truckers in Eastern US

The Supply Chain Journal

This would impact places like Cincinnati; Louisville, Kentucky; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; Philadelphia; New York City; and Boston. Truckers will face a wet weekend from the Mississippi Valley to the East Coast.