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.

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The top 3PL companies in Minnesota

TradeGecko

Third-party logistics companies simplify the supply chain system for suppliers and sellers. What is 3PL ? 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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Collaborating on Supply Chain Research

Talking Logistics

Is there a greater need for supply chain research today than in the past, and if so, why? Robinson , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics titled, “ When Shippers, 3PLS, and Universities Collaborate on Supply Chain Research.” Here’s a snippet of Steve’s response: What we’ve seen over the years is transportation, logistics, and supply chain moving from being back-office, required functions to being very strategic.

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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. The post Stranger supply chain things: Capacity planning lessons from Stranger Things appeared first on The 21st Century Supply Chain.

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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.

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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

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Wildfire crews battling blazes — and supply chain kinks

The Supply Chain Journal

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. Related: Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought.

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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.

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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. Wickes sold the Red Owl chain to three executives of the chain in January 1986. Its first store was in Rochester, Minnesota.

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Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss logistics and supply chain, 1940 – 2040. About Michigan State University, Department of Supply Chain Management. MSU Supply Chain Management Program.

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What Caused the Baby Formula Shortage + 7 Ways Consumers and Companies are Coping

ToolsGroup

To understand the state of this latest supply chain crisis–and when it will end–this guide to the 2022 baby formula shortage breaks down: The cause of the baby formula shortage. Outdated forecasting software only increases the risks surrounding a disrupted supply chain.

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The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! With this in mind, and with Thanksgiving around the corner, I got to thinking about what the Supply Chain was that brought the Thanksgiving Turkey to the dinner table. Providing that number of turkeys requires the precision operation of a massive Supply Chain. the largest turkey producing states are Minnesota (18% of total U.S. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

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

ToolsGroup

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. These projects show how supply chain solution and service providers help their customers and clients achieve supply chain excellence and prepare their supply chains for success.

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Is the Food Supply Chain Breaking?

Enterra Insights

It has also underscored the importance — and brittleness — of global and national supply chains. Recently, John Tyson, Chairman of the Board at Tyson Foods, published a full-page ad in several newspapers asserting the food supply chain is breaking. This means one thing — the food supply chain is vulnerable. Trouble in the supply chain. Minnesota has already issued new guidelines for the meatpacking industry.

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The Pandemic Motivates Changes in the Food Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

The novel coronavirus outbreak piqued interest in supply chain operations, particularly in the food supply chain. ” In addition to personal safety instructions, this guidance stated: “ If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food supply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule. ”.

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Federal panel urges Biden administration to attack driver shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

Supply chain experts advising the Biden administration want the U.S. In a draft letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, the committee noted that the pandemic had underscored the importance of supply chains to the country’s economy.

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20 Manufacturing Blogs Every Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Distribution, and Logistics Professional Should Read

GlobalTranz

If you are a regular reader of the Cerasis blog, you know our goal is to educate and inform those in the manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, logistics, and transportation space with best practices, trends, and industry news so that we can create a community of people. Toyota-Lift of Minnesota – Great for seeing the point-of-view and concerns of those on the factory floor, this blog features a heavy machinery emphasis. ( @ToyotaEquipment ).

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A Recipe for Success: Best Practices for Supply Chain Integration

Talking Logistics

No two supply chain integrations are ever the same. Below are the steps we followed for one of our latest supply chain integrations: Step 1: Invent a new recipe. This is the step where we plan what the new supply chain will look like. For example, a recent consumer products company we worked with needed a supply chain built from the ground up. Here’s where we execute against the new supply chain.

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Bridging the Gap: Gender Disparity in Supply Chain Leadership

BlueYonder

Resilient, agile, able to manage risk and ambiguity – all descriptors of successful supply chains. i] Korn Ferry Institute research validated this and found that women in these leadership roles were also more likely to understand and engage the power of teams, a skill particularly important to efficient supply chain management. Why are women underrepresented in supply chain leadership roles? Do women lack the confidence to pursue supply chain roles?

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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

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What’s the Hold-up with COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction

NC State SCRC

At the beginning of each year, I typically put together some predictions about what to expect in the supply chain world in the next year. Both of these trends were driven not by current events, but by the sudden and massive impact of COVID-19 on global supply chains.

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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.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

Three additional states have implemented 30-day waivers of the federal hours-of-service rules, citing tight supplies of drivers as a reason. Minnesota Gov. Both proclamations target low supplies of petroleum.

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Hurricane Larry making waves in Atlantic shipping lanes

The Supply Chain Journal

Disruptions to supply chains and shipping should be short term (a day or two) rather than long term in nature. You might also like: Hours-of-service relief part of response to historic Minnesota drought. 5 states with toughest chain laws for truckers.

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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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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance. Minnesota.

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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.

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Score a Supply Chain Touchdown Using Social Media

CH Robinson Transportfolio

I���m a Big Ten fan and my team is the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Many of you may be asking, ���Minnesota has a college football team?��� And the answer is, ���Yes, they do.��� And what���s more, at one time they were great. This strategy can easily be applied to just about any field, including the supply chain and transportation industry. Just like tweets work for football conversations, they���re a perfect way to share supply chain news quickly.

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FreightWaves Classics: Key bridge links Michigan and Ontario

The Supply Chain Journal

side of the bridge, the crossing connects directly to Interstate 75 as well as Michigan Highway 28, which leads south of Lake Superior into Minnesota and Wisconsin. The International Bridge at Sault Ste.

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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. 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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How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Last winter was brutal for shippers, from Minnesota’s frigid temperatures to Atlanta’s unexpected snowfall. Like dominoes, one delay led to another, disrupting supply chains across the country. The post How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare appeared first on Transportfolio. Freight Services Over the Road Supply Chain Supply Chain Consulting Transportation Winter Weather

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How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Last winter was brutal for shippers, from Minnesota’s frigid temperatures to Atlanta’s unexpected snowfall. Like dominoes, one delay led to another, disrupting supply chains across the country. The post How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm appeared first on Transportfolio. Over the Road Bad Weather Hurricane Supply Chain

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FreightWaves Classics: Naval cargo ship with a unique history

The Supply Chain Journal

The ship was named after a county in northwestern Minnesota. Its primary mission was to help supply the various U.S. Asia-Pacific Canada Europe FreightWaves Classics Insights International Maritime News Shipping Supply Chains Kaiser Shipbuilding Company Rosie the Riveter U.S.

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3 Reasons Why You Need End-to-End Traceability for Vertically Integrated Manufacturers in the Supply Chain

RFgen

throughout the supply chain — have a complex set of challenges to overcome. First, mobile barcoding lets you connect all business processes, no matter how complex the supply chain, across multiple facility types, locations or countries. Overview.

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Closed Loop Recycling Systems are Key to Sustainable Concessions for the Portland Blazers

NC State SCRC

Mr. Chandler reported that one of the retailers they had contacted was a natural food chain in Portland, and they responded very positively to the idea. That chain of events in 2003 led to millions of dollars in sales and growth of the Company’s brand. StalkMarket Products – supplied BPI-certified, compostable, Ingeo-based drink cups and food service packaging to Ovations’ concessions centers [1].

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