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.

Logistics property update: December 2020


E-commerce logistics firm Shiprocket has announced the launch of five fulfilment centres in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Gurgaon, Kokkata and Mumbai in India. Construction starts on Amazon fulfilment centre in Republic, Missouri. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site.


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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.

Logistics property update: January 2021


FM Logistics aims to be market leader in India. India-based logistics provider FM Logistics wants to double its warehousing space to 12 million sq ft in the next three to four years, up from 6 million sq ft. In the last six months, FM Logistics has added a total of 10 lakh sq.

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 . Midwest Logistics .

Vessel traffic flowing again on Mississippi River under I-40

The Supply Chain Journal

Almost all grain barges must pass under the de Soto bridge on their way to Gulf of Mexico export facilities near New Orleans after being loaded along the upper Mississippi, Ohio, Illinois and Missouri rivers. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

Kansas City on pace for record commercial real estate growth in 2021

The Supply Chain Journal

On Monday, Colliers International (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI), a global commercial real estate management company, announced it would build a 167,000-square-foot cold storage facility in Liberty, Missouri. Read: Logistics real estate activity breaks records in Q4.

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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Allstates WorldCargo acquires GFE to expand customer footprint

The Supply Chain Journal

With new investment partners, she decided it was time to fill the gaps in Allstates’ current logistics business. GFE also has back-office functions in Missouri and that was helpful to our growth.”.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

production), North Carolina (14%), Arkansas and Missouri. And they obviously require the appropriate logistics and transportation capabilities to handle this highly desired product. Retailers have to work with turkey farmers, Distributors and logistics carriers to forecast demand. Coordination of logistics schedules here is critical. Logistics For All. The shipment of those goods is another set of logistics entirely. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The Daily Dash: Strong trends for LTL carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

Missouri trucking company worker gets 6 years for money laundering, fraud. Alibaba to support small Korean exporters with logistics services. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Achieving Significant Transportation Savings through Improved Demand Forecasting

Logistics Viewpoints

Gijs Majoor, vice president of supply chain and sustainable fuels, and Jacob Gladysz, the director of logistics explained the Pinnacle Propane business and their journey to improve their forecasting. Pinnacle Propane Delivery to a Farm.

Weekend truckers face risk of severe storms

The Supply Chain Journal

Look for scattered areas of intense wind gusts and large hail from far eastern Colorado to western Missouri, southward to Texas. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season. Severe thunderstorms.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

The threat for flooding stretches into northwestern Arkansas and the southern portions of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


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?”.

This Week in Logistics News (February 27 – March 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

The governors urging the change are from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Kansas, South Carolina, Alabama, and Missouri. The post This Week in Logistics News (February 27 – March 5) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. logistics news Logistics News

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019


” 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.

This Week in Logistics News (January 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. In Missouri, where Smithfield owns meat plants and hog farms, state officials encouraged the company’s moves. The post This Week in Logistics News (January 9 – 15) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Knight-Swift acquires 3PL UTXL in $22.5M deal

The Supply Chain Journal

The nation’s largest truckload carrier, Knight-Swift Transportation ( NYSE: KNX ) announced Tuesday the acquisition of Kansas City, Missouri-based third-party logistics provider UTXL in a $22.5

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?

Borderlands: Embracing tech standards before pandemic benefited manufacturers, survey finds

The Supply Chain Journal

Sellers from Latin American countries using eBay will not have to worry about English language skills, the international logistics operator, the handling of foreign currencies or the nationalization of products, according to Ilya Kretov, eBay’s general manager of global emerging markets.

Flooding, road closures continue in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

Eastern portions of Oklahoma and Texas, in addition to southern Missouri, have also been flooded, with flash flood watches stretching all the way to southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

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.

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.

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.

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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. Missouri.

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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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 ? .

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.

Hurdles to 3PL Growth with Trey Griggs and Isaac Moreno

The Logistics of Logistics

After graduating from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, Trey began his career as a high school physics teacher and coach. To succeed in the transportation and logistics business, 3PLs need to be able to hire and retain the very best talent, while keeping a lid on costs.

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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.

Amazon Air begins daily service to Pittsburgh, Kansas City

The Supply Chain Journal

Add Pittsburgh and Kansas City, Missouri, to Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN ) rapidly growing network of airports served by its in-house cargo airline, which helps the company cut ground transport times and quickly deliver online orders to businesses and consumers.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping


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.

The Log Book: ‘Excellence’ earns veterans fully loaded Kenworths

The Supply Chain Journal

The Posner Foundation will be supporting Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and New Jersey with $45,000 in funding for various rail safety projects tailored to each state. The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry.

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%