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Conversation with the CSCO of Schneider Electric- Global Leadership in Action

Supply Chain Matters

Among the announcements made at the conference was a $46 million added investment to modernize manufacturing facilities in both Lexington, Kentucky and Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

Transplace

Manufacturing Activity Rebounds in March, Construction Spending Hits 9-month High in February : The Institute for Supply Management recently announced its index of national factory activity rose to 55.3 Shippers Flock to Trucking Spot Market Amid Midwest Floods : Existing flood waters were recently met with even more rain in Nebraska, causing the levy systems in the area to “ remain compromised.” Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31 st , 2019.

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Drone delivery hits turbulence

The Supply Chain Journal

DHL also said it will cease its pilot program with German manufacturer Wingcopter. Nebraska State Patrol. Use case: Nebraska — It hasn’t been all bad news for drones this week. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

In addition, several agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require unique device identifiers (UDI) usually in the form of barcodes to contain information such as manufactured date and lot number to provide traceability. Nebraska. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

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Werner reports Q2 revenue of $650M, up 14% year-over-year

The Supply Chain Journal

Werner (NASDAQ: WERN ) is an Omaha, Nebraska-based truckload transportation and logistics services company with customers across the U.S., More than 50% of Werner’s top 50 customers were retailers, followed by food and beverage at 20%, manufacturing 19%, and logistics 10%.

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FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Hill Brothers shows power of family

The Supply Chain Journal

The four Hill brothers founded Hill Brothers in Omaha, Nebraska in 1986. The logistics company specializes in supply chain management for the consumer products, manufacturing and distribution industries. Hill Brothers Transportation.

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Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

Material Handling and Logistics

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers urged a “careful re-evaluation of these tariffs so they address legitimate concerns” without harming users of the metals. Manufacturers and business groups slammed President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, warning of promised retaliation and calling it a tax on U.S. manufacturing and its workers, the American Apparel & Footwear Association said. “To

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DELMIA Communities Month in Review

DELMIA Quintiq

Manufacturing Day at Metal Quest. Take a look at highlights from the factory tour that was hosted by MetalQuest at their Nebraska location where they showcased manufacturing solutions – including a digital twin – in the 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio!

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FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Chicago & North Western Railway

The Supply Chain Journal

The railroad also provided an eastern link to bring Union Pacific passengers from Omaha, Nebraska and points west to Chicago. The former gave the C&NW rail access to a Firestone tire manufacturing plant in Des Moines; the latter provided rail access to gypsum mills in Fort Dodge.

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PepsiCo’s Massive, Complex, and Difficult Greenhouse Gas Initiative

Logistics Viewpoints

294 manufacturing facilities produced more than 90 million metric tons of food and beverage in 2021. The long-term agreement will initially enroll corn, soy and wheat farmers across Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, and Nebraska, with the opportunity for future expansion.

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Q&A: FRONTdoor Collective executives explain importance of franchised DSP network

The Supply Chain Journal

They explain how the franchise model will work and the importance of partnering with the electric vehicle manufacturer Canoo ( NASDAQ:GOEV ) to have 10,000 electric vehicles by 2024. Company partners with electric vehicle manufacturer Canoo.

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Capacity correction still a ways off, trucking execs say

The Supply Chain Journal

Derek Leathers, chairman, president and CEO at Omaha, Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises ( NASDAQ: WERN ) thinks the structural issues will take time to play out. “If

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Borderlands: Mundi launches finance tool for Mexico-based freight forwarders

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Mundi launches a finance tool aimed at Mexico-based freight forwarders; more manufacturing jobs are headed for Mexico; Dachser Mexico is providing cross-border services for a tuna shipper; and CBP releases a cross-border trade operational update.

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Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Based on a historical perspective, they should be called collectively as "Logistics/Supply Chain" OR "Logistics and Supply Chain" because of many reasons as below, - Both terms share the same root in military operations (not one from military and the other from industrial/manufacturing context). NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date?

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Health care supply chain shifting to post-pandemic operations

The Supply Chain Journal

Cardinal Health, another major health care distributor, invested in new manufacturing capacity last year. At the same investor conference , Cardinal CEO Mike Kaufmann acknowledged increasing manufacturing capacity carries some risk but also makes the company’s supply chain more reliable. “We’ve

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Red-hot renewable diesel encouraging producers to buy into upstream supply chains

The Supply Chain Journal

Instead, it saw Love’s truck stop chain, and its trading arm Musket, enter into a deal with Cargill to build a new production plant in Nebraska. It was the sort of deal that is a shocker because it goes completely against the trend in the oil business.

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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. states on three variables: the share of total income earned by manufacturing employees in each state, the wage premium paid to manufacturing workers relative to the other states’ employees, and the share of manufacturing employment per capita. Nebraska.

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Sustainable Frozen Ecommerce Fulfillment with Cathy Hayward-Hughes and Mike Bradburn

The Logistics of Logistics

She spent her childhood and much of her professional life managing people, originally on processing ships in the Bering Sea, then later in manufacturing. Crystal Creek Logistics has fulfillment centers in Washington, Nebraska, Nevada, Virginia, and Tennessee.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Transplace delivered more than 50 customer solutions in 2012 using the CombineNet sourcing technology, in industries including consumer goods, chemicals, manufacturing, and retail. Mexico shipping, which is particularly timely as more companies locate manufacturing and distribution operations in Mexico and the need for capacity and reliable cross-border shipping services accelerates.

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. As a result, retailers, manufacturers, and other businesses can resume normal operations with a 50 percent capacity restriction. . Nebraska ? .

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FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargo to/from Port Milwaukee is also cost-effective for shippers in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, as well as the western Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Port Milwaukee is one of several U.S.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Manufacturers, construction outfits, vehicle dealerships, and professional services are now operating at 50% capacity. Some of Michigan’s stay-at-home order was relaxed at the end of April and recently allowed manufacturing work to resume; however, the formal order was extended until May 28.

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How Did Truckers Find Loads 40 Years Ago?

DAT Solutions

His job involves negotiating contracts, pricing, and finding loads for Ashley's empty trucks after they deliver furniture from the manufacturing plants to distribution centers throughout North America. If we were delivering to Chicago or Ohio or Nebraska I'd tell the driver to go into a truck stop with a DAT monitor and see what they had coming back to Minnesota," he said. Gene Schultz has been in the trucking business for nearly 60 years.

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Rail Terminals

Abivin

Most of the time, they are connected to a specific activity, like a manufacturing plant or a warehouse that handles break-bulk cargo, and they are served by rail spurs that are only for that purpose. Bailey yard in North Platte, Nebraska, is the largest classification yard in the world.

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Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. Nebraska. Nebraska hosts a significant number of agricultural shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

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Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. Nebraska. Nebraska hosts a significant number of agricultural shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

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Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Phoenix and Tuscon are Arizona’s freight activity centers for consumer goods and manufacturing. This is due to the automobile and industrial manufacturing industries in the state. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. Nebraska. Nebraska hosts a significant number of agricultural shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

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Why Branch Put Down Roots in Minneapolis

Freightera

Since Techstars, we’ve relocated from Pasadena, increased our staff, raised $10 million in funding, and expanded our product offering across verticals including retail, restaurants, hospitality, call centers, manufacturing facilities, and banking. From Iowa to Nebraska, and North Dakota to Wisconsin, the connections we made with Target employees was essential to our product development.