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 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. Oklahoma .

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This Week in Logistics News (August 19-23, 2013)

Talking Logistics

UPS Expands Logistics Reach To Meet Emerging Demand In China. UK logistics companies optimistic about recovery ( Financial Times ). Here’s a quote from Russell Parker, senior vice president of marketing, brand management, and inbound logistics at Nature’s Best: “The software does all the heavy lifting. Innovation in logistics also occurs outside the realm of bits and bytes, as Con-way Manufacturing’s announcement this week demonstrates.

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Talking Logistics

This time I’ll be returning from enVista’s FUEL 2018 conference where I am giving a keynote presentation this morning on Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Volvo Trucks presents future transport solution with autonomous electric vehicles. GateHouse Logistics and Elemica Partner to Accelerate Secure Data Sharing in Global Chemical and Process Industries.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Oklahoma. 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 (March 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Bourque Logistics Introduces RAILTRAC® 12.5. Proposed DOT FY 2015 budget draws mixed reactions from industry stakeholders ( Logistics Management ). Of course, this makes sense for logistics service providers like Ryder, but a similar opportunity exists for manufacturers and retailers. Can you leverage your logistics assets and resources for top-line growth? Note: Descartes and Ryder are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

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

The Logistics of Logistics

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

The Logistics of Logistics

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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With New Fuel Tax Looming, Here’s a Way Logistics Directors can ‘C’ their ‘A’

Supply Chain Collaborator

If I were a Logistics Director at a company engaged in high volume shipping, I’d be concerned that the resulting rise in transportation costs will be blamed on me and the transportation department. Here’s the latest on the fuel tax debate and what savvy logistics directors are doing by way of CYA (cover your a**). The reporting suggests that lawmakers there are feeling emboldened by recent fuel tax hikes in Alabama, Louisiana and Oklahoma, and may follow suit accordingly.

The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

In the logistics and transportation business, competition is intense and increasingly the best 3PLs are developing market segments, so they can customize their services to a specific niche (market segment). Kevin Hill is the Director of Editorial and Research at FreightWaves, which publishes proprietary research on all things transport and logistics. Earlier in his career, Kevin held leadership positions in both the financial and logistics industries.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

How Hurricanes Affect Logistics. The catastrophic storms did more than just flood homes and knock down trees, they impacted logistics in a variety of ways. It will be a long time before anyone can measure the two storms’ impact on logistics and the economy. The flooding required organizations to divert loads to facilities in Dallas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, areas not accustomed to processing that level of traffic.

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. Oklahoma. All Oklahoma businesses, except bars, are open with some social distancing restrictions.

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. S hippers should continue to check with New Jersey logistics partners regarding their capabilities.?? . Oklahoma ? . Vendors should not except many issues when shipping to or from Oklahoma.?? .

Senators introduce DRIVE-Safe Act hoping to address shortage of truckers

EFT

As home to three inland ports, nearly 4,000 miles of rail and over 12,000 miles of highways, Oklahoma is rightfully recognized as and benefits from being one of the nation’s leading transportation hubs and America’s Corner. Primary Event: The 20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: US Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), 3352 – in an attempt to address the driver shortage in the trucking and logistics industry.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

It will take a very long time for freight transportation and logistics to return to normal, after two such monstrous storms in the same month. So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.

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. Although the state’s farms produce more corn and grains, by comparison , its fruit crop poses the most disruption to the logistics market. Oklahoma.

5 Best Trucking States in America

GTG Technology Group

Oklahoma. Oklahoma and Texas both report robust salaries of 50K a year on average, and Tennessee is just behind at 48K. Industry News carriers cloud DMS drayage drayage provider drayage technology drivers gtg technology group integrated systems logistics logistics management shippers technology tms transportation trucking trucking industry

Carrier Insights with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

Kevin has an MBA from the University of Oklahoma and was a freight broker. 22:09 – Data Revolution in logistics. The availability of data is starting to revolutionize logistics. The post Carrier Insights with Kevin Hill appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. download the audio file. Podcast Summary: In this episode, Joe interviews Kevin Hill , president and founder of CarrierLists.com.

Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

ThroughPut

Most importantly for ThroughPut, manufacturing and logistics operations in aerospace, automotive, CPG, and energy are about to pick back up until Christmas. Nothing was really in our control, and we had to make it work with existing teams & existing resources in our existing situations (during invasions, offshore on a ship, knee-deep in Oklahoma mud & the usual). Summer is almost over. For Europe, it is almost time to resume activities from the extended production breaks.

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LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The company was founded in Oklahoma City, OK. 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% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc. YRC Worldwide is a Fortune 500 company based in Overland Park, KS.

The Last Fast Mile

EFT

A conversation with Chuck Moyer, Board Member, Customized Logistics and Delivery Association and CEO, Express Courier, Inc. (an Moyer: Suppose you have a truck leaving Los Angeles and going to Cincinnati, with stops in Oklahoma City and St. This strategy allows for a more efficient use of resources, provides additional revenue and opens you up for reverse logistics opportunities.

The Texas Triangle

The Logistics of Logistics

States that lost the most peeps to Texas include California, Florida, Illinois, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico and New York. The post The Texas Triangle appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics The other day I was talking with my friends, Kevin and Wayne at Loadtex and they kept referring to the “Texas Triangle.” Being a Yankee from the great state of Michigan, I had never heard of the Texas Triangle, so I asked what it was.

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Quality Improvement in Manufacturing: Relief for Operations Manager

ThroughPut

Most importantly for ThroughPut, manufacturing and logistics operations in the industrial world are about to pick back up until Christmas. Nothing was really in our control, and we had to make it work with existing teams & existing resources in our existing situations (during invasions, offshore on a ship, knee-deep in Oklahoma mud & the usual). Fall has begun. For Europe, operations are now resuming from the extended production breaks.

Why Operations Managers & Entrepreneurs are fighting the same battles

ThroughPut

Most importantly for ThroughPut, manufacturing and logistics operations in the industrial world are about to pick back up until Christmas. Nothing was really in our control, and we had to make it work with existing teams & existing resources in our existing situations (during invasions, offshore on a ship, knee-deep in Oklahoma mud & the usual). Fall has begun. For Europe, operations are now resuming from the extended production breaks.

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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. Oklahoma. Oklahoma. #43. 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. .

Perspectives on the Global Trade Environment: A Panel Discussion

NC State SCRC

Bill H: “We have two trade zones in Oklahoma and Houston, and are under construction to produce one in Corpus Christi. Overall, we anticipate that in the next 10-20 years China will be a huge powerhouse, and what they are doing to rock the logistics supply chain from China into Europe will lock in many trade routes. On December 5, 2019, we held a panel discussion that focused on different perspectives related to global trade.