Achieving Significant Transportation Savings through Improved Demand Forecasting

Logistics Viewpoints

Pinnacle Propane implemented demand management, replenishment, and order promising solutions from John Galt Solutions with the goal of improving service – reducing what they call “out of gases” – while reducing transportation costs. Transportation costs went down by 15%!

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. Missouri.


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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019


Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31 st , 2019. Picked directly from the headlines, this week’s TIP List includes industry indicators for you to spring into, including indexes and reports that are helping to forecast the future of the transportation landscape. ” 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.

Logistics property update: December 2020


Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio. E-commerce logistics firm Shiprocket has announced the launch of five fulfilment centres in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Gurgaon, Kokkata and Mumbai in India.

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.

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down


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. .

Vessel traffic flowing again on Mississippi River under I-40

The Supply Chain Journal

Traffic was stopped Tuesday after transportation officials found of a beam fracture in the Interstate 40 bridge (Hernando DeSoto Bridge) that connects Arkansas and Tennessee. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

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

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. 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.

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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.

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. GFE also has back-office functions in Missouri and that was helpful to our growth.”.

The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

How do that many turkeys get raised, processed, transported, distributed and purchased all to meet demand on a single day, Thanksgiving? production), North Carolina (14%), Arkansas and Missouri. And they obviously require the appropriate logistics and transportation capabilities to handle this highly desired product. Frozen turkeys can be transported and stored in refrigerated facilities for consumption at a future date. Logistics For All.

Paschall Truck Lines parent acquires dry van carrier TDC

The Supply Chain Journal

Paschall Truck Lines parent Interstate Personnel Services (IPS) announced Thursday the recent acquisition of dry van carrier Transport Distribution Co. Founded in 1985, Joplin, Missouri-based TDC provides regional service in the central U.S.,

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?”.

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.

The Daily Dash: Strong trends for LTL carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

Livestock shippers are asking the Biden administration to issue an emergency waiver of work-rule restrictions for truckers hauling both livestock and meat products to avoid transportation delays in the wake of the cyberattack on global meat supplier JBS.

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

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

Supply Chain Network

Chanje are focused on creating sustainable solutions that improve how companies move people and packages from transportation hubs to their final destinations. We often say that many in the logistics and supply chain industry “Are from Missouri!” Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation New Ideas News & Info Retail Retail E-Commerce Videos

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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). Transplace Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance. Logistics Outsourcing: Another Case of Being “Penny Wise, Pound Foolish”. Still think logistics is just a cost center ?

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. Logistics groups ready to help during potentially busy hurricane season.

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.

How Nuclear Verdicts are Killing the Trucking Business with Quinn Damon

The Logistics of Logistics

He currently leads the property/casualty practice for Lockton Michigan and works with transportation, construction/real estate, and manufacturing companies for risk management and insurance. Quinn earned a Bachelor of Science, Finance from the University of Missouri.

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


To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. 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. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Missouri. Missouri. #39.

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. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Missouri.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . Transportation?could Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . Missouri ? . logistics?interruptions

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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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. Yellow Transportation was founded in 1924 by A.J. Yellow Transportation and Roadway formally merged to create YRC Worldwide in 2009. The post LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight.

Could Looming Supply Chain Risks Sink Your Company?

Material Handling and Logistics

Supply Chain: Rethink Distribution and Transportation. 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.

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


and is transported to the nearest cargo-shipping airport. 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

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

The Supply Chain Journal

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. 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.

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.