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

GlobalTranz

Meteorologists at Weather.com 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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Top Trends in Supply Chain Tech with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

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.

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

Transportation TIP List: Week of March 31st, 2019

Transplace

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.

Flood threat lingers for truckers in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

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?”. 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.

Sustainable Frozen Ecommerce Fulfillment with Cathy Hayward-Hughes and Mike Bradburn

The Logistics of Logistics

What began with one client in a small warehouse operation in Ferndale, Washington, quickly expanded to 38 customers in five states with warehouses in Washington, Nebraska, Reno, and Virginia, and Tennessee. Sustainable Frozen Ecommerce Fulfillment with Cathy Hayward-Hughes and Mike Bradburn.

Young MacDonald’s Farm: AI-AI-Oh

Enterra Insights

Whether growing corn on the plains of Nebraska or wheat in the mountains of southeastern Turkey, Mother Nature’s seemingly unpredictable temperament has forced farmers to find innovative ways of better understanding soil moisture, rainfall, and crop health throughout the ages.”[2] Children have been singing about Old MacDonald and his farm for the last century. A lot has changed on the farm over those 100 or so years.

Three Sisters, my Wife, and a Nun….

BlueYonder

I was born in Omaha, Nebraska and spent the first 14 years of my life there.

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We Need Supply Chain Immunity, not Resiliency: A Position Paper

NC State SCRC

Example: Finding PPE for a supply chain shortfall in Nebraska hospitals. In today’s post I am sharing insights from a position paper that my colleague Dan Finkenstadt, PhD , myself, and other academic and government officers are working on.

How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

He lives in Omaha, Nebraska with his beautiful wife and three strapping young sons. How Will You Compete with Amazon with Charley Dehoney. Charley Dehoney and Joe Lynch discuss how will you compete with Amazon.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Nebraska. Like many of its neighboring states, Nebraska produces corn in abundance. Produce will tighten capacity rates increase in Nebraska around September through October.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and 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. The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Nebraska. Nebraska has not issued a stay-at-home order since the outbreak, so vendors should not expect shipping issues. 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.

Hurricane Harvey - Effects, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

Elementum

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. As a center of petro-chemical industry and a conduit of trucking and rail out of Mexico, the key supply chain hub is currently devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Dollar General is to build an 800,000 sq ft dual distribution centre in Blair, Nebraska, with completion expected in 2021. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio. The site includes more than 1.5m

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Nebraska ? . Nebraska has not issued a stay-at-home order since the outbreak, so vendors should not expect shipping issues.?? . 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

Nebraska . Nebraska has not issued a stay-at-home order since the outbreak, so vendors should not expect shipping issues. . 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. .

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. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S.

Logistics property update: January 2021

EFT

New Dollar General Distribution Centre to open in Nebraska. Dollar General have announced plans to build a new distribution centre in Blair, Nebraska, representing an approximate $85 million investment in Washington County. FM Logistics aims to be market leader in India.

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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FMCSA Grants $1 Million to Veterans Who Want to Be Trained as Truck Drivers

GlobalTranz

These specific grants, distributed through the FMCSA’s Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training (CMV-OST) program, will be given to 9 technical and community colleges around the country from Florida to Minnesota, Nebraska to Virginia. One of the biggest problems facing veterans leaving the military is the difficulty of finding jobs in the civilian sector.

Columbus Day 2020: A Holiday in Search of a Name

Enterra Insights

Some states like Oregon, Iowa, and Nebraska have never observed it. Today is officially Columbus Day. According to the Federalpay.org website, “Columbus Day is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed on Columbus Day, and all federal employees are paid even if they receive the day off. Many private-sector employees will also receive paid time off or special holiday pay on Columbus Day.

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?

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.

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. Ask him what technological advances have made his job easier over the years and three things come to mind: Computers. Satellite trailer tracking. The DAT load board. "We

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 the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

As of October 1, 2019, there are 23 member states that fully comply with the provisions of the SSUTA: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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. Whether you’re looking for a luxury stop to spend the night, or a truck stop that doubles as an amusement park, there’s something out there for every taste. The following locations are highlighted for their history, entertainment value, and how thoroughly they help you unwind. History. Iowa 80 (Walcott, Iowa).

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

EFT

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. Rhode Island sits at the bottom due to a multitude of problems, with 70% of roads in poor condition and nearly a quarter of bridges across the state rated as ‘deficient’.

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.

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.

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.

Yield of Dreams

Tailwind

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. You would be following the trails of our ancestors, who 150 years earlier had traversed dirt trails in wagon trains seeking fortune in the West.