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

The Network Effect

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This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Just when you though the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate was a settled matter, legislators in South Dakota, Missouri, Tennessee and Idaho are still fighting the battle. Missouri’s General Assembly has issued two ELD-related bills this year.

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.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

Transplace

” 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.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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?”.

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!”

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Inside the Clunky World of Wearable Tech

Elementum

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 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.

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?

Kinaxis

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.

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

EFT

Missouri. Missouri. #39. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment

Freight Center

Louis, Missouri to San Francisco, California. Echoes of the Past Reverberate With Historic Stagecoach Shipment. When FreightCenter National Account Manager and history buff Sam Jones received a call from a customer who wanted to ship a stagecoach, he was right in his comfort zone.

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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Minnesota turkeys are stuffing outbound trucks

DAT Solutions

Missouri. When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner in the Midwestern U.S., remember to be thankful for Minnesota. The Land of a Thousand Lakes is also the number-one state for turkey production, by a wide margin.

The Inner Workings of Overnight Shipping

EFT

Because it’s just a short jaunt from what’s called the mean center of the United States population (located in eastern Missouri). E-commerce has radically changed the way we look at shipping. When Amazon first got off the ground back in 1997, waiting a week or two for a book was par for the course, and that was assuming that the item was being shipped domestically. Now, waiting a week or more is almost inconceivable.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

ScottsMiracle-Gro currently has warehouses connected to operations for the co-distribution of fertilizer with growing media products at 16 locations in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin. A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. to service the Company’s home center retail customers in northeastern U.S.

Could Looming Supply Chain Risks Sink Your Company?

Material Handling & 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.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc.

Manufacturers Having Trouble Finding Cheap, Clean Renewable Energy

Material Handling & Logistics

For the ten states that host the largest number of facilities for manufacturers that have set 100% renewable targets, four states (Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina and Tennessee) are in the bottom 25 in the ranking of favorable regions i n the U.S.

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Flooding in the Midwest and FMCSA Emergency Declaration

GTG Technology Group

The ground could not absorb the rain, causing runoff and the rise of the waters in the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. What You Need to Know About the FMCSA Emergency Declaration. Keeping your drivers safe on America’s roadways takes staying up to date on the latest Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) emergency declarations. The FMCSA offers updated state-to-state information about any weather or roadway emergencies.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

For instance, BJC Healthcare, a 12-hospital system operating in Missouri and Illinois, installed a solution including more than 70 smart cabinets in a pilot project at one of its hospitals.

Reaching Shoppers this Holiday Season

Enterra Insights

Dr. Chuck Hermans, a professor at Missouri State University, explains, “Not everyone is interested in, nor a good target for, every product or service offering. Holiday marketing is about to ramp up to its usual frenetic pace. Although online shopping has increased about 15% each year for the past few years, brick-and-mortar retailers still attract a fair share of holiday traffic.

How to Make Money on "Backhaul Tuesday"

DAT Solutions

This resulted in road closures which impacted major freight markets in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee during the final week of April which usually sees a spike in demand. Van rates subtracted two cents from the national average on Tuesday, dropping it from $1.71

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Missouri. This is due to Missouri’s centralized location within the United States. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Missouri. This is due to Missouri’s centralized location within the United States. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Missouri. This is due to Missouri’s centralized location within the United States. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.

Targeted Marketing’s Cloudy Future

Enterra Insights

Dr. Chuck Hermans, a professor at Missouri State University, explains, “Not everyone is interested in, nor a good target for, every product or service offering. John Wanamaker, the late department store magnate, once stated, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. The trouble is I don’t know which half.” Targeted marketing was created to address concerns like those expressed by Wanamaker.

Life is a Highway

Tailwind

You just might forget to smell the ocean as you leave Vancouver, the fresh evergreens forests of Washington State, see the big sky in Montana, or the cornfields of Nebraska, or the Ozarks of Missouri, and of course hearing the great music of Tennessee.

Expect Traffic Jams on Monday, as Eclipse Crosses 8 States

DAT Solutions

The totality is expected to be 70 miles wide, and stretch from coast to coast, crossing through eight states: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and South Carolina. The solar eclipse will traverse the country from West to East on Monday morning.