What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

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The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

Winter Storm Alert: Ice Storms in the Making Across the US


A severe ice storm is causing significant disruption from Texas to Virginia, with Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and parts of Missouri and Illinois expected to face this storm system's most substantial impact.


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Allstates WorldCargo acquires GFE to expand customer footprint

The Supply Chain Journal

GFE also has back-office functions in Missouri and that was helpful to our growth.”.

Late-season cold snap to impact much of US

The Supply Chain Journal

A strong cold front is sweeping across the country, leading to cold temperatures and snow from Texas into Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri Tuesday afternoon.

Weekend truckers face risk of severe storms

The Supply Chain Journal

Look for scattered areas of intense wind gusts and large hail from far eastern Colorado to western Missouri, southward to Texas. Severe thunderstorms. Thunderstorms will pop up Friday in the Pacific Northwest, the Rockies, the Plains, the Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

The threat for flooding stretches into northwestern Arkansas and the southern portions of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Intense thunderstorms will continue to drench places from Texas to southern Ohio over the next couple of days.

AASHTO 2019 Annual Meeting, Oct. 5-9


Louis, Missouri. The Ivalua team will be attending the AASHTO 2019 Annual Meeting in St. Come and visit us at Booth 418! Ivalua at AASHTO. The AASHTO Annual Meeting is one of the industry’s most important gatherings of transportation, government and commercial organizations. The Annual Meeting offers transportation executives the opportunity to network and share the latest in industry policies and innovations.

Flooding, road closures continue in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

Eastern portions of Oklahoma and Texas, in addition to southern Missouri, have also been flooded, with flash flood watches stretching all the way to southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. Major flash flooding continues to slam parts of the Mississippi Valley, keeping some roads closed.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

The Supply Chain Journal

Rain totals of 4 to 6 inches are possible in places such as Dallas-Fort Worth; eastern Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Poplar Bluff, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; as well as Evansville, Indiana.

Former chief tribal judge sentenced in truck driver ticketing scheme

The Supply Chain Journal

Court documents allege Brady received a blank $250 Arvest Bank money order from a commercial truck driver from Missouri, which she made out to herself and cashed in Montana.

Automating Arrival Notifications with AIS & Artificial Intelligence

Supply Chain Network

Most of us in the major retail, import/export, freight and global transportation businesses are “From Missouri” and like to be shown the proof around major breakthroughs like this. Since the inception of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) in the early 1970’s logistics professionals have always taken for granted the accuracy of EDI tracking transactions sent for various activities across their global supply chains.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table. At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally.

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Will that be automatic or semi-automatic to manage your supply chain?


It was cold out in Missouri in the middle of winter, but it was a bit of a thrill to do what I’d done as a kid with toy guns. by Christopher Hatcher Years ago when I was in the army, one of the most memorable days of my mostly forgettable BASIC training experience was flipping the switch to automatic. Yes, we’re talking about the M16 rifle standard issue weapon for soldiers.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota.

How Nuclear Verdicts are Killing the Trucking Business with Quinn Damon

The Logistics of Logistics

Originally from Kansas City, Quinn is a graduate of the University of Missouri where he studied finance. Quinn earned a Bachelor of Science, Finance from the University of Missouri. How Nuclear Verdicts are Killing the Trucking Business with Quinn Damon.

Logistics property update: December 2020


Construction starts on Amazon fulfilment centre in Republic, Missouri. Construction has started on Amazon’s first fulfilment centre In Republic, Missouri. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio.

Videos & Visions: Of Electrifying the Last Mile for E-Commerce Delivery

Supply Chain Network

We often say that many in the logistics and supply chain industry “Are from Missouri!” As both consumers and governments (with at least one major exception) push hard for carbon reduction, the continued rise of e-commerce and the associated growing need for Last Mile delivery represents a significant problem.

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The Thanksgiving Turkey Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

production), North Carolina (14%), Arkansas and Missouri. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Check out Food Waste and World Hunger – The Food Supply Chain is Broken! Videos). Recently we were driving on some back roads and in the distance we saw something on the road. As we got closer we saw that there were a bunch of wild turkeys about to cross the road. The turkeys, hearing us coming, immediately turned around and quickly went back down the side road that they had come from.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019


” Due to the floods, trucking arteries I-29 and I-680 in Iowa , Missouri and Nebraska have been closed for a week, but some are starting to reopen. Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31 st , 2019. With the spring season officially kicked off, we’re hoping that beautiful summer weather is soon to follow!

Digitized Trucking: Turning The Logistics Value Chain Upside Down


Imagine that you own a truck and you receive an order from a soft drink manufacturer in Missouri to transport around 5000 kilograms of freight. The order states that you leave Missouri with the 5000 kilograms, drop 2000 kilograms in New York, then head towards Atlanta and drop around 1800 kilograms there and finally, the remaining 1200 kilograms need to be dropped in Washington.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Missouri. All Missouri businesses resumed normal operations on May 4 with limited public health guidelines. Shippers should not expect any closures or difficulty in Missouri.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


Missouri. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

Inside the Clunky World of Wearable Tech


A study conducted by University of Missouri researchers showed that engineers were more focused on maximizing the technological capabilities of a gadget while designers were aiming for optimum comfort and aesthetic quality. The global fashion industry is worth about US $1.2 trillion. The $2 billion sales of wearable technology in 2015 is expected to grow 17-fold by 2020.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Missouri. Two-thirds of Missouri is covered in farmland, much of which is used to produce soybeans. Because most of the state is considered to be in the humid subtropical climate , Missouri has an extended growing season that begins in early spring and extends through the fall.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Missouri ? . All Missouri businesses resumed?normal Shippers should not expect any closures or difficulty in Missouri.?? . As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Currently, we are seeing signs of recovery.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Missouri . All Missouri businesses will be able to resume normal operations on May 4 with limited public health guidelines. . Shippers should not expect any closures or difficulty in Missouri. .

BNSF’s parent company responds to KCS merger activity

The Supply Chain Journal

Related links: NTSB investigates death of BNSF conductor in Missouri. Count BNSF ( NYSE: BRK.B ) as one of those watching how efforts by Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) and CN ( NYSE: CNI ) to acquire Kansas City Southern ( NYSE: KSU ) play out.

Hurdles to 3PL Growth with Trey Griggs and Isaac Moreno

The Logistics of Logistics

After graduating from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, Trey began his career as a high school physics teacher and coach. Hurdles to 3PL Growth with Trey Griggs and Isaac Moreno. Joe Lynch discusses hurdles to 3PL growth with Trey Griggs and Isaac Moreno.

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COVID-19 Virus is expected to reduce meat selection and raise prices

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Marc Perrone, the union president, said 13 plants in Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wisconsin and Alberta, Canada, have been closed at least temporarily because of the pandemic. David Pitt , 4/27/2020 Associated Press. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Meat isn’t going to disappear from supermarkets because of outbreaks of the coronavirus among workers at U.S. slaughterhouses.

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CP, CN argue merger merits before Surface Transportation Board

The Supply Chain Journal

For instance, a CN-KCS railroad would convert a joint CP-KCS yard in Kansas City to a facility shared with CN, and doing so would severely weaken the viability of CP’s lines through southeastern Iowa and northern Missouri, he said.

Could Looming Supply Chain Risks Sink Your Company?

Material Handling and Logistics

The company is also closing its plant in Missouri due to poor sales in the US. Efficiency gains create a first-level shield against rising costs and the fallout from a trade war. Supply chains are suddenly under threat. Following years of low inflation and stable trade relations, executive teams in boardrooms across the globe are now grappling with rising inflation, a rapidly changing trade environment and the dire threat of an all-out trade war.

A Common Career Thread


I grew up on a farm in Missouri. Milissa Epps is director of industry solutions at Blue Yonder and has had a remarkable career journey that began with a unique opportunity, as a job relocation led her to a fulfilling career focused on category management.

Stay alert and slow down through work zones

The Supply Chain Journal

Large trucks are involved in one-third of all fatal crashes in work zones, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

CN, Kansas City Southern merger would target competition from trucks

The Supply Chain Journal

Should the merger proceed, KCS would keep its name and Kansas City, Missouri, would serve as the operating headquarters for the combined CN-KCS operations.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Here are some excerpts from the press release: In the 20 years examined, 11 states (North Dakota, Virginia, Missouri, Nebraska, Maine, Montana, Tennessee, Kansas, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Florida) made progress in all seven categories and 37 states improved in at least five of the seven metrics.

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