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.

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).

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.

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.

2021 Shipper of Choice profile: 3M

The Supply Chain Journal

Paul, Minnesota 2020 revenue $32.2

Truckers to hit more potential flooding along Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

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

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 […].

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.

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.

China ports bracing for Super Typhoon Chanthu

The Supply Chain Journal

Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. Two of China’s main ports are preparing for the arrival of Typhoon Chanthu, which dumped heavy rain in the northern Philippines Thursday night and Friday.

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Hurricane Larry making waves in Atlantic shipping lanes

The Supply Chain Journal

You might also like: Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. Hurricane Larry, which was a mere tropical depression off the western Africa coast 10 days ago, passed to the east of Bermuda Thursday.

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.

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. .

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wildfire crews battling blazes — and supply chain kinks

The Supply Chain Journal

Related: Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. Supply chain issues that have been a fact of life this year for shippers and carriers are also confounding the efforts of thousands of firefighting crews stuck in the middle of an extreme wildfire season.

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.

Working together to deliver medical supplies during a global pandemic

CH Robinson Transportfolio

To learn how we helped the state of Minnesota save $1 million on the transportation of PPE, check out Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most.

Federal panel urges Biden administration to attack driver shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

Robinson is based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, just outside Minneapolis. Supply chain experts advising the Biden administration want the U.S. Department of Commerce to lead a multiagency effort to address a truck driver shortage they warn has “likely reached an all-time high.”.

Consider freight consolidation for food service needs

The Supply Chain Journal

Paul, Minnesota-based third-party logistics provider gathers multiple frozen and refrigerated inbound shipments, saving companies time and money with single deliveries instead of many. This summer is shaping up to be one of the hottest — for food logistics that is.

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Do People Skills Matter in the World of Logistics?

The Logistics of Logistics

Paul Minnesota. 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.

How can you stay prepared during hurricane season?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Although your customer may be located in Minnesota, for example, if the freight is arriving at the Port of Charleston, then you may need backup options.