This Week in Logistics News (November 10-14, 2014)

Talking Logistics

We normally do our Talking Logistics episodes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we have one today at 12 ET with Alaster Love from Transplace, where we are going to discuss “ Big Data and Analytics in Oil and Gas Transportation.” This week, FedEx Freight drivers voted against the union in Newark, New Jersey , and Con-way Freight employees did the same in Manchester, New Hampshire. Note: Transplace is a Talking Logistics sponsor.

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 . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Midwest Logistics . Southeast Logistics . Westcoast Logistics . New York

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Is a 3PL Service Provider Right for Your Company? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post, republished with permission, from the Fronetics Supply Chain & Logistics blog. Fronetics is an inbound digital marketing agency specializing in the supply chain and logistics verticals. He will complete his MBA from the University of New Hampshire in 2015. He lives with his wife, Betsy, in Dover, New Hampshire and they are expecting their first child in June.

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Apple: Still a Penny Wise and Pound Foolish?

Talking Logistics

Bankruptcy Court District of New Hampshire. A January 2012 article published in The New York Times , for example, focused on many topics, including the poor working conditions at Foxconn, but here is the excerpt that caught my attention the most: Apple typically asks suppliers to specify how much every part costs, how many workers are needed and the size of their salaries. appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Rates will likely fluctuate week to week for outbound New Jersey and New York depending on capacity and demand. Midwest Logistics. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. New Hampshire.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. . Logistics? ? . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . New Hampshire ? . New Hampshire Gov.

Big Hero 6 and Minecraft Teaching STEM & Creating Future Makers & Manufacturing Interest

Cerasis

It began in a New Hampshire high school’s gym, with only 26 teams, and has grown over the years to over 32,000 teams, and more than 350,000 students. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Big Hero 6 and Minecraft Teaching STEM & Creating Future Makers & Manufacturing Interest appeared first on Freight Logistics Company | Cerasis. Superhero Cool from Big Hero 6 by Jill Worth of the Rodon Group. This past weekend I took my son to see the movie Big Hero 6.

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. Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. New Mexico. New York. #28.