Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

In Nebraska, snow followed by rain led to “historic flooding” that shut down traffic on I-80. The highways are open now, but there are still flood warnings in six states: Nebraska, parts of neighboring South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota, plus eastern Arizona and western Mississippi.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


Nebraska. 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?”.

Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

Supply Chain Opz

Whitwer Tilden Public Library in Nebraska and Library of Pennsylvania State University who preserve the books (Scots Magazine, and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany for January 1810 , The Elements of the Science of War and The Independent Volume 58). NAVIGATE. Basics. Case Studies. Graphics.

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


Nebraska. #29. Nebraska. 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.

Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices


The Nebraska National Guard has deployed four Army National Guard helicopters and twenty three soldiers to Texas to assist in the ongoing Hurricane Harvey relief 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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Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling & Logistics

Nebraska. Content Summary: Nebraska is located on one of the busiest rail corridors in North America. Union Pacific Railroad’s headquarters, dispatch center, and largest rail yard also call Nebraska home.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

The states named in the lawsuit include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin.

Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

Material Handling & Logistics

Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska echoed that sentiment about China and called the tariff expansion “dumb.”. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers urged a “careful re-evaluation of these tariffs so they address legitimate concerns” without harming users of the metals.

Time to Reimagine STEM Education from Bottom to Top

Enterra Insights

”[4] Even though this hands-on approach to STEM education is widely recommended, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln study “found that 55 percent of [university-level] STEM classroom interactions consisted mostly of conventional lecturing, a style that prior research has identified as among the least effective at teaching and engaging students. 5] University of Nebraska-Lincoln, “ Lesson learned?

Jobs Sustainability: Retrain, Reskill, Relocate, Reimburse

Enterra Insights

Danielle Paquette ( @DPAQreport ) reports, “A Nebraska city with more job listings than applicants has extended a special offer to employers: It will match signing bonuses for out-of-town hires — up to $5,000. Worrying about jobs sustainability during a period of low unemployment may seem unwarranted.

How Did Truckers Find Loads 40 Years Ago?

DAT Solutions

If we were delivering to Chicago or Ohio or Nebraska I'd tell the driver to go into a truck stop with a DAT monitor and see what they had coming back to Minnesota," he said. Gene Schultz has been in the trucking business for nearly 60 years.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Nebraska. Nebraska hosts a significant number of agricultural shipments. 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.

America’s Most Luxurious Truck Stops

GTG Technology Group

Sapp Bros (Sidney, Nebraska). Truck stops have come a long way over the years. In fact, it’s safe to say that some are simply awe-inspiring.

Yield of Dreams


Yield of Dreams As you drive along I-80 through Nebraska, heading west to Wyoming, you may be looking at the rows upon rows of corn along the highway. During the course of the 455 miles that you travel through Nebraska, you realize that NOW is the time for you to take the big leap.

‘Truckemon Go’ trucking software app


We have half or our drivers in the nation now congregating at these gol’ darned Truck-e-mon Stops,” said Armand Roadstrips, Chief Dispatch Officer of Central Trucking out of Omaha Nebraska. “Look… I just found a Load over by the hockey arena!”. And with those words Harold Wicks kicked his 2023 Peterbuilt into gear and drove quickly to pick up his load ahead of the four other big rigs trying to catch up with him. That’s the third load I found this week!’

A GPS for Your Money?


But, just in case someone thinks it’s a good idea to put a nuclear launch pad in the middle of a city, rather than some desert location in Nevada, or some cornfield in central Nebraska, these politicians can feel really good about themselves. A GPS for Your Money?

American Idle


We now get to select the one winner who will get to go on for an all expenses trip paid to Omaha Nebraska for the national American Idle competition. American Idle Welcome to the 4th season of American Idle, Ladies & Gentlemen.

Life is a Highway


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.

Why Branch Put Down Roots in Minneapolis


From Iowa to Nebraska, and North Dakota to Wisconsin, the connections we made with Target employees was essential to our product development.

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.