How Montana Colors Australia took control of sales with the B2B eCommerce Store

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At Montana Colors Australia, we have a simple aim. The post How Montana Colors Australia took control of sales with the B2B eCommerce Store appeared first on Unleashed Software. Utilising online B2B sales systems is an easy way to drastically reduce the time you spend punching numbers into a computer instead of growing your business.

Customer Story | Linehaul Logistics

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Artificial Intelligence in Missoula, Montana Greg Brown, VP Operations LineHaul Logistics Brown discusses what makes LineHaul Logistics unique, and why Parad. Customer Stories | Parade

Customer Story | Linehaul Logistics

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[link] Artificial Intelligence in Missoula, Montana. Greg Brown, VP Operations. LineHaul Logistics Brown discusses what makes LineHaul Logistics unique, and why Parade was the perfect partner to help them leverage automation for their brokerage. Customer Stories | Parade

Customer Story | Linehaul Logistics

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Artificial Intelligence in Missoula, Montana Greg Brown, VP Operations LineHaul Logistics Brown discusses what makes LineHaul Logistics unique, and why Parad. Customer Stories | Parade

Social Distancing and Making Sales: Tips for B2B companies

Unleashed

For example, Montana Colors AU transformed their business with self-servicing — albeit prior to the outbreak. With quarantines, self-isolation and social distancing measures rolled out across the globe, we’re feeling the social and economic effects of the current pandemic. Here are three tips on how your B2B company can survive by doing business through the cloud. Tip 1: Let regular customers self-service.

The Strength of the Pack is the Wolf… The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack!

NC State SCRC

Wolves now number about 1,700 in the Western states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon and Washington. In a recent article in Supply Chain Navigator , I spend some time discussing the interesting relationship between the introduction of wolves in Yellowstone Park, and the evolution of digital supply chains. When the wolves were all killed off in 1926 due to over-hunting, the elk population erupted, and the larger herds took a heavy toll on the systems’ trees and plants.

URM™ Stores Inc. Selects Herlitz Inventory Management to Improve Efficiencies and Increase Profits in its Purchasing Process

Herlitz Inventory Management

It is an American retailers’ cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Herlitz Inventory Management deployed its HIMPACT inventory and buying solution to manage over 45,000 SKUs. The solution is scalable and improves forecasting capabilities.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Montana. Montana is vast and contains 58,000,000 acres of farmland used to grow wheat and hay. Shippers with inbound or outbound Montana orders can expect to deal with produce capacity and rate fluctuations around the end of summer through the fall when the wheat crop is harvested.

What’s the Solution to Power Outage Proliferation

USC Consulting Group

These included Alaska (138 minutes), the state with the lowest population density, Arizona (138 minutes), Wyoming (153 minutes), Vermont (172 minutes), and Montana (212 minutes). They happen every year in California and throughout much of the Pacific Northwest: wildfires.

A River Runs Through It…

Supply Chain Shaman

The last scene shows an old man sitting on the Montana river where he used to fish with his family many years ago. A River Runs Through It is one of my favorite films. The scenes directed by Robert Redford are beautiful. As the story unfolds, a family with many dramatic ups and downs always return to the Blackfoot River to fish. The river becomes the thread that connects their lives.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Montana. Those shippers with freight in Montana should not expect much difficulty but may want to check with supply chain partners before shipment. The second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April. Many states are seeing a significant increase in population mobility , which is indicative of state citizens resuming pre-outbreak activity.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Montana ? . Montana should not expect much difficulty but may want to check with supply chain partners before shipment.?? . 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. However, fluctuations are likely , and the road back to typical conditions will be bumpy. . Most states across the US have opened for business in some capacity.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Montana . Those shippers with operations in Montana should not expect much difficulty but may want to check with supply chain partners before shipment. . As we move into the fourth month of the US COVID-19 outbreak, businesses may begin returning to pre-pandemic operations as states begin reopening. .

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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LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Reddaway is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. 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.

Seasonal Lull Continues for Flatbeds, But Bright Spots Emerge

DAT Solutions

Loads were not nearly as plentiful in Montana and Wyoming, however, so check outbound freight before taking a load into those states. Flatbed freight availability dropped 13% on the spot market last week, after a one-week gain. Truck capacity increased, too, so the national average load-to-truck ratio declined from 12.8 to 10.4 loads per truck on DAT Load Boards. There were quite a few bright spots on the map, however, representing good opportunities for flatbed carriers.

Success Story – URM Stores, Inc.

Herlitz Inventory Management

It is an American retailers’ cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. URM Stores, Inc. of Spokane, Washington services over 1,000 customers with sales of over $1 billion. The company operates a central warehouse with over 650,000 square feet with six Cash & Carrys, which provide stores, restaurants and similar business operations with a full selection of grocery, food service, frozen foods and perishable products. When and Why.

Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

DAT Solutions

La Niña could also lead to a repeat of last year’s snowy winter in the Pacific Northwest, with heavier-than-normal rain and snow as far east as Montana. And skiers might enjoy above-average snowfall this winter in the Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, and Western Canada. Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros.

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

Before joining TIA, he worked as a staff member for Senator Max Baucus of Montana. The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has appointed three new vice presidents to enhance its new membership and government affairs efforts. TIA is North America's leading association for freight brokers and 3PLs, with more than 1,700 members. Matt Mantione has joined TIA as Vice President of Membership, where he will responsible for advancing and supporting TIA membership.

What's Hot and What's Not for Vans in February

DAT Solutions

Montana and Maine look hot, but they’re not. February is usually one of the slowest months for spot market freight, but demand started to pick up last week. The national average van rate was unchanged, at $1.58 per mile, so maybe that’s the bottom. We can’t wait for spring! Van demand increased last week, and the average load-to-truck ratio rebounded slightly to 1.4 loads per truck. This may be the start of a long-awaited upward trend.

Where to Find Flatbed Loads in the Off-Season

DAT Solutions

A shortage of trucks led to high load-to-truck ratios that turned entire states dark green in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, but there were not a lot of loads available in those areas. Flatbed load availability declined 24% last week on the spot market, as load board activity paused for Thanksgiving. The load-to-truck ratio rose 11%, to 6.4 loads per truck, however. It's the beginning of the off-season for flatbeds, so every little surge helps.

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. 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.

Van and Reefer Operators Give Thanks for Rate Increases

DAT Solutions

Those other dark red areas on the Hot States map, in Montana and South Dakota, signal a shortage of trucks without a lot of available loads. Thanks in part to seasonal food items, rates are finally trending back up for vans and reefers. Late harvests are beginning the journey to your Thanksgiving table, via food processing plants and distribution centers.

Who’s Catching the Holiday Shopping Fever?

Enterra Insights

” States with consumers at the other end of the spending scale include: West Virginia ($60); Vermont ($111); Montana ($328); Louisiana ($342); and New Mexico ($373). In some locales it might be turning cold outside, but holiday shopping is heating up. People often catch the holiday shopping fever in the days following Thanksgiving. Lisa Rowan reports, “The National Retail Federation expects holiday retail sales to total between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion this year.

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

EFT

Montana. #8. Montana. 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.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Montana. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. 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

Montana. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. 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

Montana. Montana is a very rural state, without a great deal of industrial manufacturing. 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.

Casey at the Wheel

Tailwind

But Flynn was in Montana, in Dakota was Jimmy Blake. The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mud-Flap Nine that day. There were three full loads and just two trucks, one hour to go. And when Cooney called in sick, and Barrows did the same. A sickly silence fell upon the dispatchers on the floor. One straggled to the water cooler in despair. The other. clung to that hope that springs eternal in a businessman’s soul. They thought, if only one driver could make it back to the yard at that.

‘Red Zone’ Trucking

Tailwind

And while the Joe Montanas, Tom Bradys and Peyton Mannings of the world have risen to the occasion, I am not sure that we in the trucking and freight transportation industries have risen to the challenge just yet. “In gridiron football the Red Zone is the area of the field between the 20-yard line and the goal line.

Today, A Baby Driver

Tailwind

’ So now that you know that I live vicariously through all of you, my customers, as I dream about riding parallel to a mountain range on the big open highways in Montana, competing for space in intense heavy traffic off the Jersey Turnpike, or getting my kicks meandering down Route 66. Today, A Baby Driver As you are scooting down the road this morning , it’s important to know that its Paul Simon’s 74th birthday today.

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. Life is a Highway “Life is a highway, I wanna ride it all night long.” ” - Tom Cochrane Or ride it at least until the mandatory sleep and rest provisions check in!

This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Based in Missoula, Montana, Watkins & Shepard is the leading provider of LTL, truckload and logistics services for difficult-to-handle goods, such as furniture and floor coverings, across North America. What was your first concert? Mine was UB40 my freshman year at Cornell, followed by Tracy Chapman a few months later. I can’t say I was a big fan of either prior to going to the shows, but after getting swept up by their live music and singing, I bought their albums the next day.