Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought

The Supply Chain Journal

Minnesota farmers have been slapped in the face by Mother Nature this year. We really had a one-two punch this summer,” Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen told FreightWaves. “It For a lot of Minnesota, even getting the rain now is too late,” Petersen lamented.

The top 3PL companies in Minnesota

TradeGecko

What is 3PL ? Third-party logistics companies simplify the supply chain system for suppliers and sellers. With a 3PL firm handling tasks such as transportation, storage and transportation, eCommerce sellers can concentrate on sales, marketing and customer experience. 3plcompanies

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Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

remember to be thankful for Minnesota. Minnesota is also a major source of corn, potatoes and peas for your Thanksgiving table. At other times of the year, we rely on Minnesota agriculture for soybeans, sugar beets, and barley, as well as beef and dairy products. Almost three-quarters of those birds grew up in one of these 8 states: Minnesota. When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner in the Midwestern U.S.,

Collaborating on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

Robinson has partnered with several universities to conduct industry research, including MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics, Iowa State University’s Supply Chain and Information Systems department, and the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management Supply and Operations team. The University of Minnesota is close to our headquarters and they have a very strong research faculty base there as well.

Watch: Seven Tips for Manufacturers on Navigating the Supply Chain Crisis

Supply Chain Brain

Rebecca Jasper, director of global supply chain with Minnesota Rubber & Plastics, offers seven tips for companies struggling to survive in the current supply chain crisis, as well as looking to cope with future disruptions

Union Pacific probes train derailment, hydrochloric acid leak

The Supply Chain Journal

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. The derailment happened in Albert Lea, Minnesota, about 100 miles south of Minneapolis around 1:45 p.m.

Union Pacific probes train derailment, hydrochloric acid leak

The Supply Chain Journal

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. The derailment happened in Albert Lea, Minnesota, about 100 miles south of Minneapolis around 1:45 p.m.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Red Owl had loyal employees and customers

The Supply Chain Journal

Red Owl was a grocery store chain headquartered in Hopkins, Minnesota, that operated in that state and the upper Midwest. At that time, the company operated 441 stores in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Its first store was in Rochester, Minnesota.

Let the Alumni Debates Begin. Gartner is Back with its Top Supply Chain Graduate University Program Rankings

Supply Chain Digest

Penn State Once Again Top the List, but Here Comes Minnesota

Stranger supply chain things: Capacity planning lessons from Stranger Things

Kinaxis

by Mike McAllister Courtesy of the Science Museum of Minnesota/Netflix. Which brings us to Dustin’s purple brontosaurus hoodie from Episode 1 of Stranger Things 2 – apparently purchased at The Science Museum of Minnesota, perhaps while on a road trip with his mom during the summer between season one and season two. As a teenager in the 80s, it probably comes as no surprise I relate heavily to every cultural reference in Stranger Things.

Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most

CH Robinson Transportfolio

And that’s why I’m incredibly proud of our team for helping the state of Minnesota save more than $1 million. That’s why we joined our business community on a task force to help our home state of Minnesota ensure they were prepared with necessary personal protective equipment (PPE).

This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

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. In 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. Logistically, hosting the Super Bowl is no easy feat, given everything that goes into it. The […].

Amazon to hire 75K workers for North American logistics, fulfillment

The Supply Chain Journal

According to Amazon, the states with the most open positions are Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. Amazon.com Inc.

Pandemic spurs more freight-related job cuts across the country

The Supply Chain Journal

According to a notice filed with the New York Department of Labor, BCS Automotive cited the economy and said it is transferring products/production lines to its Winona, Minnesota, and Reynosa, Mexico, facilities.

Polaris Named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Top Supply Chain Project with ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup

Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. BOSTON (June 16, 2020) – Supply & Demand Chain Executive , the only publication covering the entire global supply chain, selected Polaris to receive a “Top Supply Chain Projects Award for 2021” for its project with ToolsGroup.

Flooding rain, severe storms for truckers east of the Mississippi

The Supply Chain Journal

Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. It’s been a wet week across much of the South, but the flood threat is shifting to other regions the next couple of days.

Potential flooding rain could delay truckers in South

The Supply Chain Journal

Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. Torrential rain will continue to drench the South this week, potentially slowing down freight flows through one of the nation’s busiest markets.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

The 12 states studied during the plan’s creation were Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Ransomware gang behind Utility, CSX attacks feels heat in Ukraine

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition, it claimed that it attacked Canadian trucking firm Boutin Express and Minnesota truck dealership Allstate Peterbilt, though neither company responded to requests for comments about the apparent attacks. .

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

BluJay Solutions

Client Services Manager Jim Sanborn serves as the Mayor of Waconia, Minnesota and was re-elected yesterday. BluJay’s Jim Sanborn has been serving as Mayor for the City of Waconia in Minnesota since 2015, and was re-elected to another term on Nov. 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.

3 more states waive targeted hours-of-service rules for 30 days

The Supply Chain Journal

The steps by Minnesota, Wyoming and Iowa to declare a state of emergency as the basis for the waiver follow a recent decision by South Dakota to also implement a 30-day HOS waiver, with that state citing driver availability as well. Minnesota Gov.

Canadian Pacific, CN argue which is better for grain shippers

The Supply Chain Journal

CP circulated a news release on Thursday that said it has the support of grain and other shippers across North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.

Truckers facing severe storm threat in Midwest

The Supply Chain Journal

The main threat for severe storms Thursday stretches from South Dakota and Nebraska to Iowa, southern portions of Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well as northwestern Illinois. The biggest risk is damaging wind gusts, especially in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa.

C.H. Robinson Releases 2020 Sustainability Report

CH Robinson Logistics

Robinson joined Minnesota’s task force and leveraged our scale and expertise to help replenish supplies of personal protective equipment for local hospitals.

Windy weather keeping wildfire crews on their toes

The Supply Chain Journal

Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. For the second day in a row, windy weather will make it a bit more difficult to keep Northern California wildfires in check.

Truckers face ongoing flood threat in Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. Heavy, flooding rain that began in the South over the weekend eventually began drenching parts of the Midwest and Northeast Wednesday. Rain came down very heavily in Annapolis, MD, it caused flooding scenes like this one.

2021 Shipper of Choice profile: 3M

The Supply Chain Journal

Paul, Minnesota 2020 revenue $32.2

Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

In 1940, the iron skillet was manufactured in Wisconsin from iron ore mined from Michigan and Minnesota. Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss logistics and supply chain, 1940 – 2040.

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US

GlobalTranz

UPDATE: 02.15.21. According to weather.com, “more than 2 million Texas homes and businesses were without power Monday morning as record-breaking cold and Winter Storm Uri extended an icy grip across the central United States.” Winter weather continues to impact multiple U.S.

How the Labor Shortage is Impacting Order Fulfillment and the Trucking Industry (2021)

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

The Minnesota Trucking Association estimates the country has a shortage of 60,000 drivers due to longtime recruitment issues, early retirement, and COVID-canceled driving-school classes. In April of 2021, the number of workers who quit their job in a single month broke an all-time U.S. record.

Most dazzling fall foliage spots for truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. Fall officially began Wednesday afternoon in the continental U.S., ushering in the season of football, fun and foliage.

Flood threats for Gulf Coast, Northwest this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. The remnants of Hurricane Nicholas, now a low-pressure system, will continue to drench portions of the Gulf Coast through this weekend.

Shipping Little Liberty

The Supply Chain Journal

Feeling Minnesota — Logic may prevail in Minnesota as a City Council committee rethinks increasing the scope of its bans on truck parking. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

Is the Food Supply Chain Breaking?

Enterra Insights

MPR News reports, “The JBS pork company announced … that it would indefinitely close its processing plant in southwest Minnesota, just days after state officials announced that more than two dozen employees of the plant have tested positive for COVID-19.”[3] Minnesota has already issued new guidelines for the meatpacking industry. Operating them safety requires implementation of guidelines similar to those issued by Minnesota in order to protect workers.

Halloween 2021 Predictions

Enterra Insights

” Zone 4 – North Central (Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana): “It will be cold in the Rocky Mountains, but farther to the east, expect it to be haunting and stormy for Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri.