How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

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Department of Transportation and future rulemaking. Department of Transportation (U.S. He monitors regulatory and legislative issues impacting the transportation and produce industries for C.H. Jason is member of the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee (MFAC) and serves as an election judge in the City of Minneapolis. The post How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

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They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. Supply Chain News This Week in News Inventory Management logistics supply chain TransportationIn yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era.

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Say Customer Service and Mean It

Supply Chain Shaman

With a headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, the supply chain supports 600 stores in 50 states. The process design started with the customer and then mapped back to manufacturing and transportation. In my work with clients, customers bandy about the term “customer-centric supply chain.”

Applause!

Supply Chain Shaman

Essentially, the team is removing the partitions between network design, sales and operations planning (S&OP), inventory optimization, fulfillment and transportation planning. As a result, the solution is solving inventory, transportation, and fulfillment in one model across strategic, tactical, operational, and executional horizons. 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.

Supply Chain Management

LeanCor

According to an article by Mark Craig for the Minneapolis Star Tribune (Dec. As an Operations team for our company’s logistics engineering and transportation management group, we are often tasked with implementing different logistics initiatives to support our customers’ supply chains. 4 Secrets to Supply Chain Management Project Success. link]. In the ever-popular NFL, fans are greeted year after year with an increasing rate of coaching and general-management turnover.

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.,

Freight Availability Remains High, Despite Declines

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In fact, there were more load posts on DAT Load Boards from January through September 2015 than in any other year except 2014 -- which was an exceptional year in freight transportation. TriHaul: Minneapolis - Denver - Rapid City. Freight availability increased in several Midwestern markets last week, including Minneapolis, and outbound rates are well above average.

There’s Something Happening Here (With Truck Drivers, Logistics Planning)

Supply Chain Collaborator

The images of truck driver Reginald Denny pulled from his tractor and beaten to near death during the LA Riots in 1992 are eerily similar to the beating of driver, Bogdan Vecherko on a freeway bridge in Minneapolis this week. And they’re accomplished in ways that do not add to the cost of transportation logistics to the shipper.

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Today it operates in 67 countries with 143,000 employees and has 76 business units on six platforms that cover animal feed, food production, energy and transportation, financial services and pharmaceuticals. We look at where we need to enhance our technology program, optimize transports and warehousing, segment and increase services to our customers, all within the matrix of improving the global supply chain. GMS is a team of nine people based in Rotterdam, Shanghai and Minneapolis.

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28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

As if this wasn’t enough, transportation costs are rising and forcing companies to constantly adjust and optimize. “When addressing transportation of goods, the biggest issue my prospective customers face that I can address and correct simply is…” Communication, communication, communication. And because transportation costs are easily one of our bigger expenses, we’re always looking for ways we can do things more efficiently.

4 Reasons We Love the Drivers Who Keep Our World Moving

CH Robinson Transportfolio

– Bernt ‘Smitty’ Smith, capacity manager, Minneapolis Surface Transportation. 4 Reasons We Love the Drivers Who Keep Our World Moving. This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week , a time to show our gratitude to the 3.5 million men and women who keep our lives and businesses moving. Last year we shared obscure truck driving facts , this year I wanted to focus on stories from our people.

Fight for a Cause: Beating Hunger at Its Own Game

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Robinson offered to donate the required transportation to deliver the donations to Second Harvest Heartland , one of largest, most efficient, and most innovative food banks. If you’re not in Minneapolis, please make a donation online in support of the team of your choosing. One of my all-time favorite TV show is Cheers.So

How Did Truckers Find Loads 40 Years Ago?

DAT Solutions

He liquidated the business in 1991, and in 1997 he and two other partners started another trucking company, Hiawatha Transport, which they later sold. Rather than retire, in 2010 Schultz accepted a job in the transportation division of Ashley Furniture, the world's largest furniture maker, based in Arcadia, Minnesota. The driver would call us and say there's a load going from here to Minneapolis. Gene Schultz has been in the trucking business for nearly 60 years.

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

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Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. This year’s weather may not be as severe, but truckers will need to be aware of road conditions on Interstates 80 and 90 through those states, and there could be delays in and around Chicago, Indianapolis, Detroit, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.

This Week in Logistics News (May 8-12, 2017)

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Oracle Optimizes Global Transportation and Trade Compliance Processes. Setback for Uber as European court advised to treat it as transport firm (Reuters). Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis (Reuters). March 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). 3PL Retail Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Supply Chain Technology Trends This Week in News Transportation Management Systems Airbus Alexa chatbots Cloud Logistics DHL drones.

This Week in Logistics News (January 9-13, 2017)

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Target invests in Minneapolis start-up that helps retailers monitor supply chains (Star Tribune). Federal Judge Deals Swift Transportation Legal Setback (WSJ – sub. November 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). My daughter turns 9 this weekend and earlier this week I visited her third grade class to see what she and her classmates have been working on this year.