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


The National Weather Service in Memphis estimates areas eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee, along the I-40 corridor, may see ice accumulations up to 0.75 Memphis, TN. CNN reports that an estimated 6.5 Source: NOAA. The impacts of this serve ice storm can last for days and will disrupt transportation in the region. Pine Bluff, AR.

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The Empty Container Marketplace with Sean Bardon

The Logistics of Logistics

About Qualle Since launching in May 2022, Qualle has quickly built up a substantial trucker base that spans from the LA and Long Beach ports to New York, New Jersey, Savannah, Houston, and Memphis ports. Truckers can use Qualle to manage and request street turns with multiple steamship lines at the click of a button.


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Supply Chain Sustainability Gathers Steam

Logistics Viewpoints

The coronavirus pandemic is the most obvious of these hurdles, but everything from the threat of tariffs to the temporary blockage of the Suez Canal (and even the ongoing closure of the I-40 bridge in Memphis) could have had lasting ramifications for global commerce.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for June 17, 2021

Supply Chain Digest

US GDP to Soar in 2021 but Slow in Second Half, Women Make Gains in Supply Chain Roles, S Manufacturing Shows Solid Gains in May but Still Down from PreVirus, Bridge Closure in Memphis Causing Chaos

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Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2


There was one significant exception, at Fedex’s Memphis hub, where bad weather affected express parcels due for delivery on 12 January. Following disruptions caused by bad weather in US and Europe two weeks ago, last week airport operations quickly returned to normal, and cleared any cargo backlogs.

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The Plant-Based Meat Supply Chain

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On a side note, while it is not a plant-based meat alternative, Memphis Meats won a paten earlier this year for an in vitro method of producing cultured meat. Even the big meat packers and producers have begun to explore the production of plant-based meat alternatives.

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Protect Your Shipments From Cargo Theft

Zipline Logistics

Cargo Theft Increases in the United States Cities seeing a spike in freight theft include Los Angeles, Houston, Miami, Savannah, Newark, New Jersey, Memphis, and Chicago. According to CNBC, this is a “sign of the economic times” and adding further pressure to already inflated prices.

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