Norfolk Southern reopens Kentucky intermodal terminal

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Norfolk Southern has reopened an intermodal terminal serving Louisville, Kentucky, in light of “strong growth” in the intermodal market there. The reopening will add terminal capacity to the growing Louisville market, NS said Sept.

Consultant Insight: Mixed results from Memphis and Louisville express hubs

Logistics Trends and Insights

Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF), home to the UPS Worldport, has published March data that show strong year-over-year gains. at the Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. (Originally published in Air Cargo World ).

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Rail Roundup: OmniTRAX, G&W develop, expand partnerships

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The center, located near Louisville, Kentucky, where it has access to several transportation modes. It connects directly with CSX ( NASDAQ: CSX ) and is in close proximity to I-64, I-65, I-71, the Louisville International Airport, the Ohio River and the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville.

Daily Infographic: Top airports by landed weight of all-cargo operations

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Dec. 17, 2020

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Carriers Taking Hard Line on Parcel Volumes, Amazon with New Custom Made Tee Shirt, US Manufacturing Output Rises Slowly, GE Appliances Investing Big in Louisville Factory

Winter Storm Alert: Ice Storms in the Making Across the US

GlobalTranz

Louisville, KY. A severe ice storm is causing significant disruption from Texas to Virginia, with Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and parts of Missouri and Illinois expected to face this storm system's most substantial impact. CNN reports that an estimated 6.5

SPAC acquires cloud manufacturing firm Fast Radius

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NYSE:UPS), the latter having an operating relationship with Fast Radius at UPS’ global air hub in Louisville, Kentucky. Fast Radius has established one of its micro-factories at the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville. Digital manufacturing and supply chain company Fast Radius Inc.

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

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Severe storms are possible Friday, with large hail, destructive winds and isolated tornadoes from the Missouri Bootheel and western Tennessee to Louisville, Kentucky, and Cincinnati. Truckers face another day of delays as heavy rain persists in areas from Texas to the Great Lakes.

UPS unit Marken expands network to support clinical trial logistics demand

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The company will also add square footage in Louisville, Kentucky, home of UPS’ primary global air hub, and Great Valley, Pennsylvania, west of Philadelphia. Marken, a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS Inc.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

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UPS specifically stated that the vaccines will be expedited next day Air from UPS Worldport facilities in Louisville, KY to select point-of-use destinations. Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

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Louis; Evansville, Indiana; Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky; Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Atlanta; Columbia, South Carolina; as well as Charlotte, North Carolina. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

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UPS specifically stated that the vaccines will be expedited next day Air from UPS Worldport facilities in Louisville, KY to select point-of-use destinations. Source: US DoD. Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

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After repeated rounds of heavy rainfall pounded the south-central U.S. over the past few weeks, the threat will shift northeastward the rest of this week. This will bring relief to waterlogged areas of Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, but it will increase the risk of flooding rainfall in other regions.

Largest wildfire in US nearly 400,000 acres in size

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Because of this, the National Weather Service has issued air-quality alerts for the entire state of Indiana, in addition to Louisville, Kentucky; western Ohio; Nashville, Tennessee; the Delmarva Peninsula; and all of North Carolina.

Allstates WorldCargo acquires GFE to expand customer footprint

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We also did not have a presence yet in Louisville, Kentucky, and that is where their warehouses are located.

UPS establishes worldwide cold-chain logistics unit

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Last summer, UPS opened freezer farms in Louisville, Kentucky, the site of its global air hub, and in the Netherlands to accommodate the ultra-cold temperatures. UPS Inc.

Wet weekend ahead for truckers in Eastern US

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This would impact places like Cincinnati; Louisville, Kentucky; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; Philadelphia; New York City; and Boston. Truckers will face a wet weekend from the Mississippi Valley to the East Coast.

Who’s UPS gonna call? Bug busters

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UPS (NYSE: UPS) has “bug buster” teams working daily at its Worldport hub in Louisville, Kentucky, from June through September to prevent Japanese beetles from catching a ride to destinations such as Ontario, California, and Portland, Oregon.

Ida’s flood threat keeps trucking across US

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Interstate 10 from Mobile, Alabama, to Pensacola, Florida Interstate 65 from Mobile to Louisville, Kentucky Interstate 75 from Lexington, Kentucky, to Atlanta Interstate 81 from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Scranton, Pennsylvania.

FedEx’s E-Commerce Loss Appears to be UPS’ Gain

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hubs, Memphis and Louisville, respectively, how each has performed in terms of volumes this year and investments that are focused on growing their e-commerce market share. Our first Air Cargo World article takes a look at FedEx and UPS’ investments in their major U.S. Air Cargo e-commerce FedEx UPS

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

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This includes places such as Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Springfield, Poplar Bluff and Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; Evansville, Indiana; as well as Louisville, Kentucky.

This Week in Logistics News (April 16 – 22)

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A pair of tech providers within the warehouse automation space, Louisville, Kentucky-based MHS Global and Atlanta-based Fortna , are combining to form a new multinational logistics provider, the companies announced this week.

Flush with new models, PACCAR posts strong first-quarter financial results

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PACCAR will add a 19th parts distribution center in Louisville, Kentucky, next year. PACCAR Inc.

Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

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Mother Nature will drop more unwelcome rain in the south-central U.S. The pattern has been hard to break over the past several weeks. Another system will stall over the region Monday and Tuesday, producing potential repeated downpours in some places that have had too much rain recently.

Teamster presidential debate makes whipping boy out of autonomous trucks

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Zuckerman, head of Local 89 in Louisville, Kentucky, home of UPS’ Worldport global air hub, narrowly lost to Hoffa in 2016.

Shipper to Congress: Inflation ‘rampant’ through supply chain

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The supply chain is a disaster,” said Taylor, whose family-owned, Louisville, Mississippi-based business, which generates $500 million annually in revenue, relies on road, rail, water and air transportation.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The two companies have jointly opened a facility near the UPS air hub in Louisville, Kentucky, with more than 100 industrial 3D printers. by Joe Cannata I recently took a trip to my local big box electronics store, and saw a 3D printer on display. I asked what they were printing, and the response was “plastic components”, which were being sold in the store.

AEO’s acquisition of AirTerra melds separate parcel delivery visions

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Unlike FedEx and UPS, whose hub-and-spoke services require intermediate stops and shipment transfers at their respective hubs in Memphis, Tennessee, and Louisville, Kentucky, AirTerra’s point-to-point service doesn’t stop until Hazleton, said Bill Besselman, AirTerra’s chief commercial officer.

REPOST: Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

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For instance, Huntsville is great for us because it is close to three of the biggest hubs (terminals) for small parcel carriers: Louisville, Memphis, and Atlanta. Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow.

More than luck: Understanding the formula for explosive brokerage growth

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Louisville, Kentucky-based One Source Logistics partnered with Hubtek a few years ago to establish a growth plan, which led to productive shifts in management structure, culture, technology adoption and their hiring process. Fast-growth companies should depend on much more than luck.

JFK Airport to get first new cargo facility in 20 years

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gateway for international air cargo traffic, not including the FedEx and UPS package hubs in Memphis, Tennessee, and Louisville, Kentucky, respectively, according to pre-pandemic figures from Airports Council International.

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Audit recommends enhancements for DHS air cargo security programs

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TSA retrofitted a conveyor belt parcel handling system at the UPS Worldport in Louisville, Kentucky, with a new version of the computed- tomography machine and inspected up to 4,000 parcels per day, according to the GAO report.

Why is carrier compliance increasing along with spot rates?

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444% Louisville, KY, to Baltimore $3.79 Chart of the Week: Van Outbound Tender Reject Index, Truckstop.com top 100 all-in van rate per mile – USA SONAR : VOTRI.USA, TSTOPVRPM.USA.

FreightWaves Classics: The Atlantic Coast Line was one of several strong Southern railroads

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Also in 1902, the ACL gained control of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N), a prosperous line that served much of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, the Florida Panhandle and New Orleans. In 1920, the U.S. railroad network was still near its peak.

Teamsters committee frees delegates to vote on key constitutional amendments

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In a communique issued Monday, TDU said the three amendments were proposed by a slate of officials headed by Sean O’Brien, head of Teamsters Local 25 in Boston, and Fred Zuckerman, head of Teamsters Local 89 in Louisville, Kentucky, home of UPS Worldport global air hub.