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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. Summers and Elder were transported to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Epes Transport celebrates 90 years

The Supply Chain Journal

Epes Transport was founded in 1931 in Blackstone, Virginia by Wilfred G. Epes as “The Transport Company.” Then Epes Carriers acquired Thomas Transport Systems, Inc. Epes founded Epes Logistics, a transportation marketing and logistics company, on September 19, 1990.

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The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Kentucky.

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Rail 101 with Ian Jefferies

The Logistics of Logistics

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. In this role, Jefferies provided policy guidance on a host of transportation issues, including railroad economic regulation, rail safety and passenger rail. Logistics Podcast Supply Chain Technology Transportation

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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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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 study published earlier this year by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) put a price tag on those costs: upwards of $20 billion.

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Connecticut to enact highway fee for trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

Joseph Sculley, president of the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut, said that the tax will add a financial burden on in-state trucking companies while out-of-state companies will avoid paying by rerouting around the state. Connecticut Gov.

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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.

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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.

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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. It has a letter of intent with Total Transportation Services Inc. Total Transportation Services Inc. Nikola Corp.

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More Electric Vehicle Supply Network Moves

Supply Chain Matters

Founded in 2015, Ascend currently operates a facility in Georgia , and aims to build another recycling facility in Kentucky.

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Audit recommends enhancements for DHS air cargo security programs

The Supply Chain Journal

Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Administration need to do a better job of sharing trend data on shipments and evaluating new screening technology, respectively, the report said.

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Amazon Supply Chain Innovation Continues

Logistics Viewpoints

The company has ordered more than 700 compressed natural gas class 6 and class 8 trucks so far, as it looks to introduce new sustainable solutions for freight transportation. million shares of Air Transport Services Group (ATSG).

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

The Supply Chain Journal

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: The Log Book focuses on two nonprofit groups working together to collect and transport critical supplies to Hurricane Ida survivors.

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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.

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Knight-Swift deal shows the value in owning an LTL

The Supply Chain Journal

For the second time this year, a truckload-centric transportation company has acquired a less-than-truckload carrier. Last week, the biggest TL carrier in the nation, Knight-Swift Transportation, inked a $1.35 billion deal for regional LTL carrier AAA Cooper Transportation.

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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.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Picking the wrong the 3PL to manage transportation and logistics is a big hassle, but picking the wrong 3PL to manage your direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipments is a disaster. Fulfillment locations include New York, California, New Jersey, Kentucky, Nevada, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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Black History Month: 10 Influential African Americans in Logistics

3PL Insights

As a logistics company, we are highlighting 10 of the most influential black figures in logistics, supply chain, and transportation. In 1935 Jones invented a refrigeration unit designed to be mounted on trucks to prevent spoilage of food during transportation.

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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. In early July, XGS announced the acquisition of 7 Hills Transport, an asset-based carrier headquartered in Cartersville, Georgia.

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Allstates WorldCargo acquires GFE to expand customer footprint

The Supply Chain Journal

In 2020, Clarendon Capital invested in Allstates WorldCargo to accelerate its transportation footprint and enhance its service offerings through strategic growth and acquisitions, including that of GFE.

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Largest wildfire in US nearly 400,000 acres in size

The Supply Chain Journal

Upper-level winds have transported smoke from the Western wildfires, as well as fires in Canada, all the way to the Eastern U.S. The Bootleg fire is the largest in the country and is just one of dozens of large wildfires burning out West.

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Flooding, road closures continue in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

Several state highways in the region were still closed as of Thursday morning due to high water or washouts, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation. Major flash flooding continues to slam parts of the Mississippi Valley, keeping some roads closed.

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FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Southern Pacific Railroad

The Supply Chain Journal

There are many people interested in former transportation companies, whether they were trucking companies, railroads, airlines or ocean lines. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker and Mark Hopkins) sought to control California’s rail transportation network.

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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.

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Delivery robots are coming to a college dorm near you

The Supply Chain Journal

The company is adding the University of Illinois Chicago, the University of Kentucky, the University of Nevada, Reno and the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to its list of around 20 participating schools.

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Amazon Continues to Take on Logistics

Elementum

On August 5, 2016, e-commerce giant Amazon inaugurated its air transportation network , wherein the company entered into agreements to lease 40 Prime Air cargo planes to further expand its delivery capacity for its clients. Amazon has recently revealed its plan to establish its own worldwide air cargo hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport. Governor of Kentucky Matt Bavin said he’s excited for this venture and for a boost in the economy.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 12 – 18)

Logistics Viewpoints

Highly lethal bird flu found in Kentucky and Virginia flocks. Small autonomous vehicles will hold up cargo, like shipping containers, and allow it to be transported on railway tracks just like larger trains do.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Picking the wrong the 3PL to manage transportation and logistics is a big hassle, but picking the wrong 3PL to manage your direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipments is a disaster. Fulfillment locations include New York, California, New Jersey, Kentucky, Nevada, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

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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.

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Operation Lifesaver awards rail safety awareness volunteers

The Supply Chain Journal

He was a part of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and served on the Operation Lifesaver board of directors for many years.”. Related Articles: Women In Trucking empowers Girl Scouts with Transportation Badge.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Kentucky. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 16 – 22)

Logistics Viewpoints

The United States Postal Service will slow delivery times for a third of its first-class packages in an effort to cut costs and its dependency on air transportation amid financial struggles.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

The solutions help customers across a number of industry verticals, including third-party logistics (3PL), food and beverage, retail and healthcare, improve transportation efficiency and reduce the cost of delivering goods. As reported in the Wall Street Journal yesterday, it appears that “Amazon’s robot army is finally falling into place,” with deployments at warehouses in California, Kentucky, Texas, and others. I’m guessing it’s summer.