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

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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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Supply Chain by the Numbers for Dec. 17, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

Shoemaker Named Presenter for Reliable Plant 2020 Conference

Synovos

Donald Shoemaker, Vice President Engineering & Consulting Services for Synovos, the leading pure integrated supply chain management company in the world, has been selected to present a paper at the upcoming Reliable Plant 2020 conference in Louisville, KY. The conference, to be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center in downtown Louisville, is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees.

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

Logistics Viewpoints

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.

Allstates WorldCargo acquires GFE to expand customer footprint

The Supply Chain Journal

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

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

Logistics Viewpoints

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.

UPS establishes worldwide cold-chain logistics unit

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

Shipper to Congress: Inflation ‘rampant’ through supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

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

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

Logistics Trends and Insights

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

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

The Logistics of Logistics

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.

Knight-Swift deal shows the value in owning an LTL

The Supply Chain Journal

Its terminal map also includes multiple locations in the Midwest (Chicago, Indianapolis and Cincinnati) as well as Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky. For the second time this year, a truckload-centric transportation company has acquired a less-than-truckload carrier.

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.

Largest wildfire in US nearly 400,000 acres in size

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

Battery maker claims that it has revolutionary solid-state battery that outperforms lithium-ion rivals

EFT

It has said that its Louisville, Colo. Solid Power , a start-up founded in 2012 as a spin-out from the University of Colorado Boulder, has said that it now has capacity to produce a solid-state battery that can outperform the best lithium-ion batteries available today.

Wet weekend ahead for truckers in Eastern US

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

A shift in philosophy: basketball and your demand forecast

The Network Effect

Eventually Pitino became head coach at a number of programs over the years, most notably at Louisville where the Cardinals won the national championship in 2013. In January 1971, Fordham University Rams played an NCAA basketball game against the then mighty University of Massachusetts Redmen team. The game was played in Amherst, at the legendary arena known as the Cage. UMass, at the time, was almost unbeatable and hadn’t lost a game at The Cage for almost 2 years.

Who’s UPS gonna call? Bug busters

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

6 River Systems Enters 2021 with Strong Momentum Led by Award and Customer Wins

6 River Systems

Ingram Micro ’s Louisville site fulfilled record ecommerce orders with their wall-to-wall fulfillment system which includes Chuck, Mobile Sort and Packout. . Through the second half of 2020, 6 River Systems continued its momentum during a truly unpredictable year.

Innovating Spare Parts Logistics

Logistics Trends and Insights

and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform™ and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY. By Ian Kerr, The Postal Podcas t and Cathy Morrow Roberson. 3D printing is revolutionizing the way spare parts is managed. Typically an expensive part of the supply chain, the management is often based on ‘just-in-time’ deliveries in order to keep inventory levels low. However, transportation costs can be astronomical if not managed appropriately.

A Look Ahead to UPS’ Second Quarter Earnings – Air Volumes

Logistics Trends and Insights

A look at data from the Louisville Regional Airport Authority, home to UPS’ Worldport, finds that UPS Domestic air volumes for parcels may potentially slip year-over-year depending on June data. UPS announces its much anticipated second-quarter earnings on July 30th.

Exel announces new business with Bristol-Myers Squibb and expansion of Midwest Footprint

Supply Chain Network

It also offers close proximity to a number of key parcel and air infrastructure hubs including Indianapolis and Louisville, Ky. Global biopharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, has chosen Exel as its third-party logistics provider handling its U.S. distribution. As part of the contract, Exel purchased the existing Bristol-Myers Squibb distribution centers in Mount Vernon, Ind., and will take over operations in the second quarter of this year.

The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

These markets are Charlotte, Cincinnati, Denver, Louisville, Orlando, Portland, St. At the beginning of 2020, the commercial real estate market was looking great. Unemployment was low and the economy was strong, giving people confidence to be more assertive with their investments.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

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 (November 28 – December 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

UPS can make as much as 1,200 pounds of dry ice an hour near its Worldport air hub in Louisville, KY, and can ship it the next day to US and Canadian hospitals and clinics. Four months ago I mentioned that after 30-plus years of golfing, my mom recorded her very first hole-in-one.

Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

including Memphis, Tennessee, and Louisville, Kentucky, home to the respective global air hubs of parcel giants FedEx and UPS, an analysis by consultant Logistics Capital & Strategy shows.

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Innovating spare parts logistics with 3D printing

EFT

and Fast Radius’ On Demand Production Platform and 3D printing factory in Louisville, KY. 3D printing is revolutionising the way spare parts is managed. Typically an expensive part of the supply chain, the management is often based on ‘just-in-time’ deliveries in order to keep inventory levels low. However, transportation costs can be astronomical if not managed appropriately.

Easier than reducing carbon footprint – 5 Steps to make a dent in the Huge and Hidden Cost of CPG Sustainability

GlobalTranz

David Hoerig is a Systems Sales Manager with Lantech, the Louisville, KY based inventor of stretch wrapping. Calculating the carbon footprint of a company’s comprehensive logistics framework is tremendously complex. WorldShipping.org cites data from The Network for Transit and the Environment that shows that measured by grams/kg/km air freight as the largest carbon footprint impact and steamships as the lowest.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

On Wednesday Amazon announced “the expansion of Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery to even more metro areas including Charlotte, Cincinnati, Fresno, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, Raleigh, Richmond, Sacramento, Stockton, and Tucson, plus new areas in Central New Jersey, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, and San Diego.” Back in December, we welcomed two new members to our family: Milo and Otis, guinea pig brothers we adopted.

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The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

For example, here’s a description from a 2001 profile of Kroger’s food supply chain published by Louisville Business First : The frozen food portion of the order is assembled at 6:30 a.m. Over the past few weeks, there’s been a lot of buzz and discussion about Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, everything from the impact to competing grocery retailers and prices to the accelerated evolution of omni-channel distribution.

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Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

The Supply Chain Journal

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.