This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

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Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team raised $58,706 this season — a new record! Simply put, without your support, this audacious dream I had three years ago to form a logistics cycling team to support JDRF wouldn’t have come true. Okay, turning the corner, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays (CNN).

This Week in Logistics News (October 1-5, 2018)

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And that is why on November 3, together with my Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure teammates, I will be riding 100 miles in support of JDRF to help us find a cure. This year’s ride will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico. So, I have a small ask: It doesn’t cost you anything to access the posts and videos we publish on Talking Logistics, thanks to our sponsors. Now, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: U.S.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

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I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning. I’ll share some photos and highlights next week, either of the ride or my new Personal Oxygen Device. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week, dominated by delivery and robots: Same-day delivery company Deliv raises $40 million in latest funding round (Reuters). Instacart’s new $7 billion valuation is a bet on the future of grocery delivery (recode).

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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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

This Week in Logistics News (June 25-29, 2018)

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I’ve started to ramp up my training for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure team ride in support of JDRF, which will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 3, 2018. Our team members are also hitting the road, including Ralph Cisneros (Intel) and Joe Tillman (TSquared Logistics): It’s not too late to sponsor or join our team. XPO Logistics Adds Augmented Reality to the Last Mile Experience. German platooning trials start (Logistics Manager).

What’s the Hold-up with COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction

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But then you have this huge gap in the center of the country – the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, parts of West Texas – where there isn’t a lot of cold storage capacity. An article in the New York Times also emphasized the burnout rates of testing lab people.

New Year’s Resolutions for 2018: What’s Your Personal Challenge?

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Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2018? If you’re a supply chain or logistics executive and you’re looking for ways to improve as a leader this year, here are my five recommendations that I first made in 2014 but still apply today: 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Supply Chain & Logistics Executives. Every year I take on a personal challenge to learn something new,” he wrote last week on Facebook. “I’ve

Self-driving truck company TuSimple wins USPS contract

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TuSimple will run a series of its self-driving trucks for 22 hours each, which includes overnight driving, along the I-10, I-20 and I-30 corridors to make the trip through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. TuSimple has won a contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service's Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centres.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

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It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. The post Alternatives to UPS and FedEx appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

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It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. The post Alternatives to UPS and FedEx appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

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It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. It also offers customized logistics solutions through its logistics department. The post Alternatives to UPS and FedEx appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics Introduction.

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Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

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Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. are among the reasons Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler produce some of their vehicles in Mexico, with Ford to double its production starting 2018 via a new plant in San Luis Potosi.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

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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

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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.

Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

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Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain. Over the last several months, Walmart— the world's largest retailer— has slowly been increasing the share of products it imports through Mexico, a move that many other retailers have been reluctant to make for decades. Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. Despite these drawbacks, Walmart is continuing to bank on Mexico’s supply chain.

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The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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Refrigerated transportation is particularly at a premium and can be difficult to secure if not working with a logistics provider with an expansive network. And if most of your production happens in FL, you may choose to divert sourcing to your secondary facility, say in New Jersey, during heavy produce shipping season months to avoid the heightened costs. If you ship in or out of Connecticut, don’t expect produce to affect your logistics operation much. New Hampshire.

The Texas Triangle

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States that lost the most peeps to Texas include California, Florida, Illinois, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico and New York. The Texas Triangle Benefits from USA – Mexico Trade. Trade with Mexico grew 6% last year and Mexico is the United States’ 3 rd largest trade partner. The Texas Triangle has grown from all this trade and will continue to grow as the trade increases between the US, Mexico, and Canada.

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

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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.