Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

Besides Texas—Toyota’s new North American headquarters—other states on the companies’ shortlist are Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina, WSJ reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the potential investment.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. Mississippi. Mississippi. #47.

Talk Doesn’t Cook the Rice

Supply Chain Shaman

As they say in Mississippi, “Talk doesn’t cook the rice.” They will be digitally shared through Amazon, iTunes and other sources. ” The essence of this colloquialism is that words have to be converted to action.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

NC State SCRC

percent), Mississippi (4.9 This app has created a community of 100,000 contingent workers and drivers that interact with the work schedules created by employers, to provide a reliable source of labor for companies that have shifting demand requirements for labor. Unemployment levels are at an all time low. Economists are trumpeting about the economy, and how great this is for everyone.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

percent, 228,600 jobs), Mississippi (12.3 While US manufacturing has been hit hard by nearly two decades of policy failures that have damaged its international competitiveness, it remains a vital part of the U.S. economy.

Flooding in the Midwest and FMCSA Emergency Declaration

GTG Technology Group

High floodwaters in the Dakotas, Nebraska, Iowa, Montana, Mississippi, and surrounding states have caused incredible property destruction, as well as serious injuries and multiple deaths. The ground could not absorb the rain, causing runoff and the rise of the waters in the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Sources: [link]. What You Need to Know About the FMCSA Emergency Declaration.

Justifying Investments in Risk Avoidance

Supply Chain @ MIT

Replacement sources were soon found. Many days before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, Wal-Mart had prepared 45 trucks full of critical supplies at its distribution center in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Relief and resilience.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

However, each of these firms expressed that they would benefit from more direct discussions with the BioPreferred Program to find ways to increase the utilization of the label as a default “indicator” to be used in life cycle assessment (LCA) programs similar to the use of sustainable sourced forestry products. I had the opportunity to present at a hearing in Washington last week – this was a public meeting of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Sub-Committee.

Sun Belt States are Hot for Seasonal Freight

DAT Solutions

The big Texas markets, primarily Houston , but also Dallas and Fort Worth , continue to be stable and reliable sources of flatbed loads. Trends are looking a little better in Mississippi and parts of Florida. Freight markets are heating up in the Sun Belt.

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Freightera Marketplace Books 10,000th Shipment, Goes Live with CN Rail

Freightera

Freightera has emerged as the leading source of instant less than truckload (LTL) freight quotes for the Canadian, cross-border and US markets. Freightera, “Expedia for Freight”, celebrates its 10,000th shipment, on target to achieve best LTL inventory in the US and Canada.