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. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chainThe 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.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Delivering to Menards can be a challenge for brands that do not have an efficiently optimized logistics function or extensive experience working with the retailer. Work with a Retail Logistics Specialist to Optimize Menards Delivery.

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Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Northeast Logistics . Midwest Logistics . Southeast Logistics . Westcoast Logistics . Shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana. Missouri .

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend, Rachel Everly, a freelance writer in business and finance who shows us how digitized trucking will change the game for logistics companies. . Imagine that you own a truck and you receive an order from a soft drink manufacturer in Missouri to transport around 5000 kilograms of freight. The introduction of digitized trucking marks the beginning of a new era and is set to turn the logistics value chain upside down. .

Katrina Witt

PLS Logistics

Senior Account Executive | Cranberry Twp, PA I studied Finance and Management at the University of Missouri. I always had an idea of the career path I wanted, but I never imagined myself in the field of logistics or sales until I took a supply chain course towards the end of my degree. That class […]. people account executive AE Career people of pls pls sales

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices. Robinson, Con-way, and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors).

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Missouri. 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?”.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

Transplace

” Due to the floods, trucking arteries I-29 and I-680 in Iowa , Missouri and Nebraska have been closed for a week, but some are starting to reopen. Weekly TIP List carriers commerce construction economy flooding forecasting highways index industry intermodal logistics manufacturing rail retail services shippers spending suppliers supply chain technology trade transportation trends trucking volumesTransportation TIP List: Week of March 31 st , 2019.

How Nuclear Verdicts are Killing the Trucking Business with Quinn Damon

The Logistics of Logistics

Originally from Kansas City, Quinn is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he studied finance. Quinn earned a Bachelor of Science, Finance from the University of Missouri. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast.

This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

But I did manage to keep a pulse on what was happening in the supply chain and logistics industry; here are the items that caught my attention: KFC restaurants could remain closed for ‘remainder of the week’ due to chicken shortage crisis (Independent). Logistics Outsourcing: Another Case of Being “Penny Wise, Pound Foolish”. Still think logistics is just a cost center ? Still don’t see the link between logistics and brand reputation?

Automating Arrival Notifications with AIS & Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Network

Since the inception of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) in the early 1970’s logistics professionals have always taken for granted the accuracy of EDI tracking transactions sent for various activities across their global supply chains. There’s nothing better than being able to drive hard improvements and benefits utilizing these advance AIS and Satellite technologies to get logistics professionals on board and then expand potential uses across global supply chains.

Videos & Visions: Of Electrifying the Last Mile for E-Commerce Delivery

Supply Chain Network

We often say that many in the logistics and supply chain industry “Are from Missouri!” As both consumers and governments (with at least one major exception) push hard for carbon reduction, the continued rise of e-commerce and the associated growing need for Last Mile delivery represents a significant problem.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. ” Realistically, he concludes, “The idea of Thanksgiving today is not possible without the support and continued efforts of the logistics industry and its supply chain partners. 3] Kevin Jessop, “ The Logistics & Supply Chain of Thanksgiving ,” Cerasis, 23 November 2016

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. Shippers should not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas. Currently, some vendors have reopened with limits so shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana. Missouri. Shippers should not expect any closures or difficulty in Missouri.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . Currently, some vendors have reopened with limits so shippers could face some logistics difficulty in Louisiana. Missouri ? . All Missouri businesses resumed?normal Shippers should not expect any closures or difficulty in Missouri.?? . logistics?interruptions

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Refrigerated transportation is particularly at a premium and can be difficult to secure if not working with a logistics provider with an expansive network. If you ship in or out of Connecticut, don’t expect produce to affect your logistics operation much. Missouri. Two-thirds of Missouri is covered in farmland, much of which is used to produce soybeans. But it is the soybean that accounts for the state’s most agricultural revenue and affects the logistics market most.

Could Looming Supply Chain Risks Sink Your Company?

Material Handling and Logistics

Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, leading companies bank savings while significantly improving efficiency and supply chain performance by offering a range of transport and logistics service levels at different price points. The company is also closing its plant in Missouri due to poor sales in the US. Efficiency gains create a first-level shield against rising costs and the fallout from a trade war. Supply chains are suddenly under threat.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

Because it’s just a short jaunt from what’s called the mean center of the United States population (located in eastern Missouri). Précis: Overnight shipping has transformed the consumer experience and logistics train. BlueGrace Logistics investigates how it works. Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail Logistics 3PL Publish as a report E-commerce has radically changed the way we look at shipping.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. The post LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2%

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

On the one side there is the medical aspect, which calls for various specialised logistics approaches , and on the other, the hotel/catering aspect. It’s widely recognised that internal hospital logistics is even more complex than the external side, and that medical staff spend disproportionate amounts of paid time performing logistics activities—time which would be better used to provide patient care.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Missouri. Missouri. #39. Every delay and damaged road has a cost for logistics businesses, so this is something the industry needs to shout about and get the federal government to truly address. .