FreightWaves Classics: First Transcontinental Motor Convoy crosses Nebraska

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Nebraska. On this date in 1919, the convoy was in Nebraska. In Nebraska, the first real sand was encountered,” noted Eisenhower in the report he prepared on the transcontinental trip for the chief of the Motor Transport Corps. One of the trucks suffered a roll-over in Nebraska.

Winter Storm Alert: Major Snowstorm Threatens the Rockies and High Plains


Meteorologists at are predicting “a major snowstorm will likely pummel parts of the Rockies and High Plains this weekend with over a foot of snow that could snarl travel, damage trees and knock out power in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and western Nebraska.”

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Drone delivery hits turbulence

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Nebraska State Patrol. Use case: Nebraska — It hasn’t been all bad news for drones this week. The Nebraska State Patrol announced plans to use them to help keep cars and trucks moving by aiding in accident investigations. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

Port NOLA awards contract for Louisiana International Terminal

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Omaha, Nebraska-based HDR Engineering is an employee-owned design firm, specializing in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services. The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) has awarded a $4 million contract to HDR Engineering Inc.

Top Trends in Supply Chain Tech with Charley Dehoney

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He lives in Omaha, Nebraska with his beautiful wife and three strapping young sons. Top Trends in Supply Chain Tech with Charley Dehoney. Charley Dehoney and Joe Lynch discuss the top trends in supply chain tech.

Misfits Market creates 4 more oases in US food deserts

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and the company just announced the expansion of its delivery service into Arizona, Nebraska, New Mexico and Oklahoma, bringing its coverage to a total of 43 states plus Washington, D.C.

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Truckers facing severe storm threat in Midwest

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The main threat for severe storms Thursday stretches from South Dakota and Nebraska to Iowa, southern portions of Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well as northwestern Illinois. Interstate 29 from Watertown, South Dakota, to Omaha, Nebraska Interstate 35 from Minneapolis-St.

Werner reports Q2 revenue of $650M, up 14% year-over-year

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Werner (NASDAQ: WERN ) is an Omaha, Nebraska-based truckload transportation and logistics services company with customers across the U.S.,

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FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Hill Brothers shows power of family

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The four Hill brothers founded Hill Brothers in Omaha, Nebraska in 1986. Hill Brothers Transportation. Pete, Al, Pat and Jim came from a family that had been in trucking and they spent their youth working on the docks, washing and hanging meat hooks, and refueling trucks.

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Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

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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. Just as rates were about to turn around, they took another hit last week. Extreme weather closed highways and forced cancellations and delays.

FreightMango partners with Vizion for long-term visibility needs

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FreightMango acts a bit like Airbnb,” said Charley Dehoney, the CEO of FreightMango Americas, its recently launched North American office based in Elkhorn, Nebraska. “If

Dangerous heat, humidity linger from Midwest to Gulf Coast

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It will feel like a sauna outside as the heat index exceeds 105 degrees Tuesday in more than a dozen states. The combination of high heat and oppressive humidity began reaching dangerous levels over the weekend, spreading from the Midwest to the Gulf Coast.

Werner acquires regional carriers in $142M deal with ECM Transport Group

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The Omaha, Nebraska-based carrier has the option to purchase the remaining 20% of ECM after five years. Transportation and logistics provider Werner Enterprises ( NASDAQ: WERN ) announced Thursday after the market close that it had acquired an 80% equity stake in ECM Transport Group for $142.4

Truckers facing severe storm risks across US

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Gusty winds, large hail and a few isolated tornadoes could impact drivers on the Interstate 25 and 90 corridors from Billings, Montana, to northeastern Wyoming, far northern Nebraska and Rapid City, South Dakota.

Logistics of the Milk Crate Challenge

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The tour was set up by FMS and the Nebraska Trucking Association with participation from Fremont Contract Carriers, Hill Brothers Transportation, Greater Omaha Express and Werner Enterprises. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

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Capacity correction still a ways off, trucking execs say

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Derek Leathers, chairman, president and CEO at Omaha, Nebraska-based Werner Enterprises ( NASDAQ: WERN ) thinks the structural issues will take time to play out. “If

Severe storms to slam nation’s heartland

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This includes the metropolitan areas of Denver; Omaha, Nebraska; Kansas City, Missouri; Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; as well as Amarillo, Lubbock and Midland, Texas. A potential significant severe weather outbreak is brewing in the Plains.

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019


Shippers Flock to Trucking Spot Market Amid Midwest Floods : Existing flood waters were recently met with even more rain in Nebraska, causing the levy systems in the area to “ remain compromised.” ” 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.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

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Heavy rain will drench areas from Texas to Nebraska, even stretching toward the Upper Midwest. Thunderstorms could also produce intense winds, large hail and a few tornadoes Tuesday and Wednesday in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska.

Fire, drought and tight petroleum supplies spur more hours-of-service waivers

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Next door to Colorado, Nebraska has a waiver that went into effect Aug. However, a review of data from the Energy Information Administration does not show a decline in crude oil throughput at refineries in the area known as PADD 2, which includes Nebraska.

Scorching heat wave returning to Plains, South

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From Nebraska to far eastern Texas, as well as the upper and middle Mississippi valleys, the heat index will be even more uncomfortable and dangerous, ranging from 105 to 110 Tuesday and Wednesday in some locations.

Cold storage real estate market is hotter than ever

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cold storage facilities are mostly concentrated across California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia. “A

Health care supply chain shifting to post-pandemic operations

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government on a $70 million expansion to a Nebraska plant producing syringes. . The transition: The coronavirus pandemic has sent health care distributors on a roller-coaster ride, but now they’re preparing to shift operations into a post-pandemic mode.

Truckers facing severe storm threat in heartland

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Paul; all of Iowa; as well as Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska. Louis again); far southern parts of Iowa and Nebraska; and western Illinois. Truckers will hit more nasty storms and torrential downpours the next few days from the Plains to the Midwest.

Red-hot renewable diesel encouraging producers to buy into upstream supply chains

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Instead, it saw Love’s truck stop chain, and its trading arm Musket, enter into a deal with Cargill to build a new production plant in Nebraska. It was the sort of deal that is a shocker because it goes completely against the trend in the oil business.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

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Cargo to/from Port Milwaukee is also cost-effective for shippers in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, as well as the western Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Port Milwaukee is one of several U.S.

Memorial Day weekend storms from Plains to Northeast

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By Saturday night or Sunday, the first in a series of thunderstorm rounds could return to the Plains, from Texas and New Mexico to Colorado and Nebraska.

Strong crosswinds for truckers out West

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Severe storms are also likely across the Dakotas and parts of Nebraska. A strong frontal boundary Thursday will produce gusty winds across many portions of the West from Montana to Arizona.

Leathers named chairman at Werner; CL Werner is chairman emeritus (with video)

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Today, the Omaha, Nebraska-based company is one of the nation’s largest truckload carriers, with 7,800 trucks generating nearly $2.5

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Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! - SupplyChainOpz

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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. All Posts. About. Copyright. Privacy. Blogroll. Origin of Logistics & Supply Chain Revealed! What do we know about "Logistics" and "Supply Chain" to date?

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

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

Illinois trucking company with history of HOS violations files Chapter 7

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Creditors with secured claims include Daimler Truck Financial of Carol Stream, Illinois, owed more than $312,400; Amur Equipment Finance of Grand Island, Nebraska, owed more than $138,000 for two 2016 Freightliners; and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services of Carol Stream, which is owed nearly $49,000.

Flood threat lingers for truckers in Deep South

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Look for more heavy snow Thursday and Thursday night in parts of the Rockies and central Plains, impacting travel on parts of Interstates 25, 70 and 80 in Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas.

Another day of severe weather for truckers in Plains

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The National Weather Service received 28 tornado reports Wednesday in Texas, Kansas and Nebraska combined, as well as dozens of reports of large hail and straight-line wind damage.

Scorching heat waves this week in Northwest, heartland

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Dangerously hot and humid weather this week may have some truckers dreaming of cool breezes and snow-capped mountains. One region of the country will be baking in triple-digit heat for a few days, while another will have to deal with humidity pushing the heat index past 100 degrees. The heartland.