Minneapolis goes ahead and enacts sweeping truck parking restrictions

The Supply Chain Journal

After looking like it might back away from what amounted to a ban on truck parking on the streets of Minneapolis, the city’s legislative body last week went ahead and did just that for bigger vehicles.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Minneapolis, MN

Freightera

LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA to Minneapolis, MN. Below are some examples of freight rates picking up from, or delivering to Minneapolis, MN. All the rates are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 : From Atlanta, GA to Minneapolis MN.

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Big push to restrict overnight truck parking in Minneapolis hits the brakes

The Supply Chain Journal

A move to severely restrict overnight truck parking on the streets of Minneapolis has slowed, with the legislation that would have reduced availability kicked back to a City Council committee for further consideration.

Why Branch Put Down Roots in Minneapolis

Freightera

It’s Twin Cities Startup Week , a gathering of the creatives, hackers, investors, makers, entrepreneurs, and startups that are powering the economic future of Minneapolis and St. We’re excited about our future in Minneapolis. There are founders who believe they can scale SaaS companies here in Minneapolis, including Kipsu and Branch. Being in Minneapolis has also connected us to a caliber of enterprise sales talent rich with deep retail experience.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for July 19, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

IKEA Closing US Factory, Retail Sales Surprisingly Strong, Amazon Workers in Minneapolis and Germany Strike, the Real Cause of Global Warming

Target Hires Walmart Supply Chain Executive

Supply Chain 24/7

to help the Minneapolis-based retailer improve its own supply chain Shekar Natarajan, who has been overseeing a project at Wal-Mart testing drones in its warehouses, is joining Target Corp.

Target takes ownership of the e-commerce experience

The Supply Chain Journal

The company has opened a sortation center in Minneapolis and plans four more in the Philadelphia, Houston, Dallas and Austin, Texas, regions.

FRA, states develop 40-year plan to bolster Midwest passenger rail

The Supply Chain Journal

The plan seeks to examine how to develop Midwest intercity passenger rail connections through 2055, and it focuses on four “cornerstone corridors”: Chicago-Minneapolis-St.

Federal panel urges Biden administration to attack driver shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

He cited recent news of the Minneapolis City Council voting to ban truck parking on city streets as undermining such efforts. Robinson is based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, just outside Minneapolis. Supply chain experts advising the Biden administration want the U.S.

FreightWaves Classics: The Soo Line was founded to serve Twin Cities’ millers and ag interests

The Supply Chain Journal

The railroad was formed for a single purpose – to improve transportation options for millers in Minneapolis and St. Anthony was incorporated in 1849; Minneapolis was founded in 1867. The Minneapolis & St. Creating the Minneapolis, St. The Minneapolis & St.

The Panama Canal Expansion: The Impact on Logistics Strategies and Operations

Talking Logistics

Robinson, and Jennifer Bratton, partner and managing director in the Minneapolis office of The Boston Consulting Group — will address those questions and more in this timely and important episode you don’t want to miss! Live Episode: June 30, 2015 at 12:00 ET. When the Panama Canal expansion is completed in early 2016, it will effectively double the capacity of the canal and allow post-Panamax vessels to cross it.

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No truck parking (money): OOIDA rips Dems for funding snub

The Supply Chain Journal

Related articles : Minneapolis goes ahead and enacts sweeping truck parking restrictions ‘Missed opportunity’ to fund truck parking in COVID relief package Not in my backyard! Independent owner-operators took congressional Democrats to task for failing to fund expanded truck parking in the $3.5

Walmart First to Deliver Driverless Middle Mile

Multichannel Merchant

Best Buy, for example, has converted some stores in its hometown of Minneapolis into hybrid facilities by shrinking sales floor space and increasing on-site fulfillment operations.

Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

www.Annholm.net is located in Minneapolis/St. How you develop your sales team has a big impact on your logistics business. Even as the industry is becoming more data driven than ever before and cutting-edge software is increasingly used to manage freight from start to finish, the development of your sales team is still important. People skills do matter. According to Supply Chain Quarterly , Quarter 4, 2011 issue: “Supply chain scorecards typically focus on operational metrics.

International intermodal congestion to persist through 2021: UP

The Supply Chain Journal

UP is also “encouraged” by the interest in the Inland Empire intermodal terminal in Southern California, which opened in late June, as well as the Twin Cities intermodal terminal that provides domestic intermodal service between Minneapolis-St.

Union Pacific probes train derailment, hydrochloric acid leak

The Supply Chain Journal

The derailment happened in Albert Lea, Minnesota, about 100 miles south of Minneapolis around 1:45 p.m. Union Pacific ( NYSE: UNP ) is investigating what caused 28 train cars to derail in Minnesota on Saturday, prompting an evacuation after a leak of hydrochloric acid.

Is Your Global Labeling Strategy Within Reach?

Loftware

A hot, muggy Minneapolis didn’t slow down an energized group of industry professionals who gathered for last week’s 4 th Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies conference. The two-day event brought together a healthy cross section of Regulatory, Quality Assurance, and Labeling experts to discuss current packaging and labeling processes—particularly as they relate to emerging global standards.

Upcoming Event Urges Medical Device Labelers to Act Globally

Loftware

And that’s exactly what we’ll be doing next week in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the 4 th Annual Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies conference on Aug 9 - 11. Here in the U.S., as the Medical Device Industry continues to drive toward unique device identification (UDI) compliance—the next big deadline looms right around the corner—it's easy to lose sight of the bigger picture.

Chassis, containers and draymen all stars of the intermodal service meltdown

The Supply Chain Journal

The Class I railway is opening an intermodal ramp in Minneapolis, has made an investment in its West Colton (Southern California) yard, and is making temporary use of some facilities in Chicago.

Freight rail interests press officials not to overregulate

The Supply Chain Journal

As major mergers and the infrastructure bill loom, freight rail interests are calling upon federal regulators not to burden their industry with additional mandates that they say could stymie investments for innovation.

Union Pacific probes train derailment, hydrochloric acid leak

The Supply Chain Journal

The derailment happened in Albert Lea, Minnesota, about 100 miles south of Minneapolis around 1:45 p.m. Union Pacific ( NYSE: UNP ) is investigating what caused 28 train cars to derail in Minnesota on Saturday, prompting an evacuation after a leak of hydrochloric acid.

Can Target displace its parcel providers?

The Supply Chain Journal

The new approach is being tested in Target’s hometown of Minneapolis, where the company’s first sortation center opened last fall. The sortation center in Minneapolis will serve all of the Twin Cities stores, of which there are roughly 20 Target locations.

BluJay’s Jim Sanborn Re-elected as Mayor of Waconia, MN

BluJay Solutions

Waconia, Minnesota is a city of approximately 12,000 people, and is situated on the south shore of beautiful Lake Waconia, just west of Minneapolis. BluJay team members give back to their communities in many diverse ways. Client Services Manager Jim Sanborn serves as the Mayor of Waconia, Minnesota and was re-elected yesterday. Voter turnout soared during the 2018 midterm elections in the United States, and Minnesotans continue to be among the top in the nation for voter participation.

The Great Store Redo

Cathy Roberson

In four of its Minneapolis test stores, Best Buy reduced the shoppable square footage to 15,000 square feet to provide more space for fulfillment.

Reefer Demand Focuses on the Midwest

DAT Solutions

Rates out of Minneapolis are also on the upswing. Green Bay to Minneapolis surged, up 75¢ to $2.88 Chicago to Minneapolis rates fell 18¢ to $2.27 per mile, as rates out of Minneapolis are trending up. The national average for reefer rates stayed put at $2.07 per mile last week, but pricing got rearranged by region. The dark areas on the Hot States Map above are areas where the load-to-truck ratio is highest for reefers.

Say Customer Service and Mean It

Supply Chain Shaman

With a headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, the supply chain supports 600 stores in 50 states. In my work with clients, customers bandy about the term “customer-centric supply chain.” ” I find most of these discussions are loquacious, even bellicose, but not actionable.

Can Target displace its parcel providers?

The Supply Chain Journal

The new approach is being tested in Target’s hometown of Minneapolis, where the company’s first sortation center opened last fall. The sortation center in Minneapolis will serve all of the Twin Cities stores, of which there are roughly 20 Target locations.

How Can We Use Emerging Technology To Improve Community Nutrition?

Inmar

One example is the North Market in North Minneapolis, an Inmar client in one of the country’s largest food deserts. What’s taking place in North Minneapolis and through Copia illustrates the dual opportunities emerging technologies present to technology leaders to accomplish what previously seemed like science fiction — but equally important, to address basic, timeless human needs.

How Target Suppliers Can Benefit from Retail Specialized Logistics Partnerships

Zipline Logistics

The big-box store first opened in the early 1900s in Minneapolis, MN, and has grown into a perennial top-10 revenue capturing retailer. Target is one of the nation’s most prominent retailers and serves as a goal outlet for many CPG brands.

Applause!

Supply Chain Shaman

As I sit in seat 16C on a packed plane winging my way to Minneapolis, I just wanted to raise my glass and applaud the innovators. Last week, I wrote about the evolution of supply chain planning. In my blog post, I commented on HOW little supply chain planning has changed in its twenty-year evolution. As I worked with clients this week, I had a long and hard talk with myself. I am part of the problem. I, like other analysts, are stuck in the traditional software APS paradigm.

Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

So it's no big surprise that the Minneapolis market area was also the land of a thousand loads (per day) in the first half of November, as fresh turkeys got stuffed into temp-controlled trailers during the run-up to Thanksgiving. There were also hundreds of trucks available, so the load-to-truck ratio out of Minneapolis didn't go above 5-to-1 last week, when the national average for reefers rose from 7.0 When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner in the Midwestern U.S.,

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Chicago & North Western Railway

The Supply Chain Journal

The C&NW controlled so much trackage through mergers with and/or acquisitions of other railroads (such as the Chicago Great Western Railway, the Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway’s stock since that time.

Worldwide Flight Services acquires Texas-based cargo handler

The Supply Chain Journal

with 10 facilities in Texas, along with operations in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and Minneapolis.

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Will sub-zero temps stall trucking operations?

DAT Solutions

Then temperatures suddenly plunged into the single digits and below in much of the Midwest, including sub-zero temps in Chicago and Minneapolis. Large swaths of the U.S. often suffer from all kinds of severe weather during the first quarter, impacting freight movements. This winter could be one of the coldest yet. It's taking many people by surprise, though, because January started out with unseasonably warm weather in many parts of the country.

Upheaval in Retail Changes the Scene for Suppliers

Elementum

It turns out that the Minneapolis retailer has been secretly reinventing itself by developing omni- channel capacities and adopting new brand strategy. Following Amazon’s announcement of buying Whole Foods, Amazon’s stock rose 3% while Whole Foods shares skyrocketed 28%.