CBP finds meth stashed inside peanut shells

The Supply Chain Journal

Hundreds of grams of methamphetamine were found stuffed inside peanut shells at an express consignment hub in Memphis, Tennessee, officials said Monday. Logistics News drug smuggling express shipments Memphis Tennessee Methamphetamine peanuts US Customs and Border Protection

FedEx unit invests $100 million in Indian logistics firm Delhivery

The Supply Chain Journal

NYSE:FDX), said Friday that it has made a $100 million equity investment in Indian transport and logistics firm Delhivery, and that the FedEx unit’s Indian operation will operate an integrated air-ground service with Delhivery in the country’s domestic and international markets.


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Oklahoma betting on economic boom from new logistics park

The Supply Chain Journal

Southern Oklahoma doesn’t normally spring to mind as a hub for global trade, but economic leaders hope a new 200-acre logistics park will be a catalyst for growth for inbound cargo and exports. It includes Fort Worth Alliance Airport and the Alliance Global Logistics Hub.

Memphis: America’s Aerotropolis

Inbound Logistics

Geography, transportation infrastructure, and a strong distribution sector make Memphis a natural logistics hub

Memphis: America’s Aerotropolis

Inbound Logistics

Geography, transportation infrastructure, and a strong distribution sector make Memphis a natural logistics hub

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. So, while I count the days and hours and minutes until she gets back, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Activates For Latest Major Hurricane Of 2018. Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Hurricane Michael: How Can Logistics Professionals Help?

Daily Infographic: Top airports by landed weight of all-cargo operations

The Supply Chain Journal

To view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.

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The Plant-Based Meat Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

On a side note, while it is not a plant-based meat alternative, Memphis Meats won a paten earlier this year for an in vitro method of producing cultured meat. The post The Plant-Based Meat Supply Chain appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Alliances, Carriers and Logistics!

Supply Chain Game Changer

However, today the container business seems to be more logistical than purely shipping. But, providing cheap container carriage from A-to-B is no longer sufficient; one needs to be an integrated logistic provider to survive profitably. MSC’s Medlog says it’s the world’s geographically widest logistics and supply chain provider, with a presence in 60+ countries, including multiple container terminals. The post Alliances, Carriers and Logistics! Subscribe Here!

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This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. Announces the Acquisition of ADS Logistics. FedEx Ground loses new legal round with labor (Logistics Management). If successful, the program will expand next to Indianapolis, IN; Edison, NJ; and Memphis, TN.”. The post This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Vessel traffic flowing again on Mississippi River under I-40

The Supply Chain Journal

The Coast Guard reopened the Mississippi River to all vessel traffic near Memphis Friday morning. Ryan Rhodes, captain of the Port of Memphis, said in a news release Friday. “We Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The global supply chain is routinely beset by challenges, both large and small, but the past couple of years have delivered a string of significant logistics disruptions that have threatened to upend the tightly choreographed dance of global freight transportation.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes places such as Lubbock, Texas; Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; St. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

Crack in I-40 bridge shuts down traffic between Tennessee, Arkansas

The Supply Chain Journal

ARDOT tweeted that it found the crack during a routine inspection of the bridge over the Mississippi River, connecting Memphis, Tennessee, to West Memphis, Arkansas. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

Borderlands: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: More investment, manufacturing jobs for Mexico; new 3,000-acre logistics hub for Texas; TUM Logistics acquires 110 Kenworth tractors; and CBP seizes 6 kilos of DMT en route to Arkansas. . Nuvocargo is a digital logistics platform for cross-border trade between the U.S.

Freight rail interests press officials not to overregulate

The Supply Chain Journal

The supply chain congestion occurring for international intermodal is “caused by factors beyond the Board’s regulatory regime,” such as labor shortages and equipment shortages among the railroads’ logistics partners, he said.

I-40 bridge closure over Mississippi River to last several more weeks

The Supply Chain Journal

NYSE: FDX ) facility in Memphis before touring the Hernando De Soto bridge, also called the Mississippi River bridge. Memphis is a key U.S.

Shipping disruptions contained as Ningbo port nears reopening

The Supply Chain Journal

And the overall effects on ocean shipping so far have been less than originally feared, according to logistics and freight data providers monitoring the situation.

REPOST: Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

Third-Party Logistics: Will they be able to accommodate all of your SKUs? For instance, Huntsville is great for us because it is close to three of the biggest hubs (terminals) for small parcel carriers: Louisville, Memphis, and Atlanta. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast.

This Week in Logistics News (February 25 – March 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

So, while I plot my next move, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week. Bot features include pedestrian-safe technology from the iBot, plus advanced technology such as LiDAR and multiple cameras, allowing the zero-emission, battery-powered bot to be aware of its surroundings […] FedEx plans to test the bot this summer in select markets, including Memphis, Tenn., I’m driving around with one headlight.

California freight forwarder folds, files Chapter 7 bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

A California freight forwarder filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy last week, collectively owing transportation and logistics companies more than $884,000. formerly doing business as Global Partners Logistics USA Inc.,

Book Review: Logistics Clusters-Delivering Value and Driving Growth

Supply Chain Opz

Book Review: Logistics Clusters-Delivering Value and Driving Growth. Recently, Ive found the new book called " Logistics Clusters: Delivering Value and Driving Growth ". Professor Yossi Sheffi is the director and founder of Master of Engineering in Logistics Program at MIT. If you have engineering background, Im certain that you know well about his work in various areas of logistics and scm. The Story of Logistics Clusters. " NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies.

Georgia Ports Authority nets $47M federal grant for inland container port

The Supply Chain Journal

The Northeast Georgia Inland Port will serve the region’s thriving manufacturing and logistics corridor by shifting more containers from truck to rail. Ryder Logistics will operate the facility on behalf of an unnamed consumer products brand.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning


Our services help clients develop the right supply chain strategy for their business challenges and implement the process and technology solutions to improve Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement and Sourcing, Logistics and Warehousing, and Reverse Logistics business performance. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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Dangerous heat, humidity linger from Midwest to Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

You might also like: Long view: Preparing logistically for extreme weather. It will feel like a sauna outside as the heat index exceeds 105 degrees Tuesday in more than a dozen states.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping


Memphis: The Super Hub. Interestingly enough, the biggest hub in the United States is Memphis, Tennessee. So much so that Memphis is home to the second busiest airport in the world, second only to Hong Kong. This is due largely to the fact that FedEx has set up shop for their super hub in Memphis. Cargo departing Memphis can reach just about anybody in the United States in the optimal shortest amount of time — making it the perfect sorting site for overnight shipments.

FedEx’s stellar quarter tempered by concerns over labor shortages

The Supply Chain Journal

The Memphis, Tennessee-based company closed out the most tumultuous 12-month period in its history with record fiscal 2021 fourth-quarter results. There are a lot of good things happening at FedEx Corp. NYSE:FDX). Maybe too much of the good things.

The 5 Largest LTL Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

FedEx Corporation is based in Memphis TN and has $42.7B The other operating units are: Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-Way Truckload. The post The 5 Largest LTL Carriers appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. The 5 largest LTL carriers together have $16.2 billion in annual revenues and 46.4% market share. Each of the top five companies has a national footprint with tons of resources and top notch teams. There is a brief profile of each of the carriers below.

Retail Store Location Planning ? Creating Balance, Driving Profit


But the Distribution Analyst has to consider the proper allocations for the mall in Memphis versus the pop-up in Pasadena. The fundamental challenge in retail is one of balance.

Shipping Little Liberty

The Supply Chain Journal

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to have provided the shipping and logistics for this historic symbol of liberty, freedom, peace and friendship. For ground transportation, CEVA Logistics did the honors. Pride in logistics. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

Supply chains on film

Supply Chain Movement

A growing number of scenes in films and television programmes – and even entire films and TV series – are about logistics and supply chain management, and media productions are going ever deeper into those business roles. Over the years, there have been various other scenes and even entire films and television series, both fictional ones and documentaries, which directly or indirectly are about logistics and supply chain management. Hollywood as inspiration for managers.

FedEx to Blaze the Trail of Mobile Robotics Interoperability

Logistics Viewpoints

The forthcoming interoperability test run by his unit will tap into the MassRobotics Standard and will be a partnership between FedEx, Waypoint Robotics , Vecna Robotics , Siemens, Yaskawa, and the University of Memphis.

Freight Market Update and Q2 Trucking Outlook

Zipline Logistics

“The markets with the largest gains this week in OTVI.USA were Laredo, Texas (12.07%) Memphis, Tennessee (5.37%) and Cleveland (5.08%). Choose Logistics Partnership to Navigate Freight Market in 2021.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargo congestion has gone from bad to worse at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, forcing importers to wait several days to retrieve shipments and prompting two large logistics companies to migrate airfreight operations an hour west to an uncrowded facility in Rockford, Illinois.

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