Nevada Trucking Association CEO named to ATA council post

The Supply Chain Journal

Enos, CEO of the Nevada Trucking Association , succeeds Brenda Neville as chair. Enos became president of the Nevada Trucking Association in 2006.

FreightWaves Classics: Big plans for Interstate 11 coming down the road

The Supply Chain Journal

miles and runs on a mostly northwest-southeast alignment in Nevada, running concurrently with U.S. The highway would then cross the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge into Nevada. I-11 in Nevada. Photo: Nevada Department of Transportation).

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Rise of the Machines: How Self-Driving Trucks Will Alter the Supply Chain

Inbound Logistics

If you are driving through Nevada and see a truck driver reading a book…don’t freak out

Tesla Gigafactory Begins Battery Production

Supply Chain 24/7

Tesla Motors has begun pumping out battery cells at its mushrooming Gigafactory just east of Reno, Nevada

Heat wave scorching the West again

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has excessive heat warnings posted across most of California, much of Utah, the western half of Arizona, southern and western Nevada, southern and eastern Oregon, as well as southern Idaho.

FreightWaves Classics: I-15 runs from southern California through the Intermountain West

The Supply Chain Journal

The highway passes through California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho and Montana. In addition, I-15 from San Diego to Mesquite, Nevada via the Inland Empire and Las Vegas is part of High Priority Corridor 16/70, which is known as the Economic Lifeline Corridor. I-15 in Nevada.

This Week in Logistics News (August 7-11, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Tesla developing self-driving tech for semi-truck, wants to test in Nevada (Reuters). This is the 80th post I’ve written this year, along with the 30 guest commentaries I’ve reviewed and edited and the 32 video episodes I’ve moderated. It’s time for a vacation. This is the one time of the year where I truly and completely disconnect: no smartphone, no laptop, no television (except to watch all the movies I’ve missed this past year.).

Real-Life SAP use cases – The SAP event for operational excellence

Loftware

The SAPinsider hosted event, Logistics & SCM, PLM, Manufacturing, and Procurement 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada wrapped up last week. This was a must-attend for organizations using SAP where attendees have the chance to learn more about industry best practices, SAP use cases and top trends for SAP.

Dangerous triple-digit heat wave continues across West

The Supply Chain Journal

Records could be tied or broken again Monday and Tuesday in many parts of Nevada and California, with records also possible in portions of Utah, northwestern Arizona, eastern Oregon and southern Idaho.

This Week in Logistics News (October 31 – November 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

As of the writing of this, swing states including Pennsylvania, Nevada, Georgia, and North Carolina were still counting ballots, and the races are too close to call. As I wrote earlier this week, the election is behind us – well, maybe not. With record numbers of mail-in votes still being counted, a winner has yet to be declared.

May the road check be with you — WTT [newsletter]

The Supply Chain Journal

In fact, for a period of time the company was only able to produce drive units from a single factory in Nevada. In Nevada, Tesla may have another problem to contend with: wild horses. . Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Newsletter.

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

Kinaxis

In parallel, privately held and publicly traded companies like SpaceX, Arianespace, Orbital Sciences and Sierra Nevada Corporation boost the number of manufacturing options for space-related programs while contributing to the innovation of space and rocket technology. by Ilyas Kucukcay Recent advancements in the space launch market may indicate an increased need for logistics and supply chain management in outer space operations.

Transportation capacity tightens further in May

The Supply Chain Journal

The LMI is a collaboration among Arizona State University, Colorado State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rutgers University and the University of Nevada, Reno, conducted in conjunction with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

Autonomous Vehicles Will Be Piloting Your Supply Chain Sooner Than You Think

AFFLINK

Uber’s self-driving trucks, known previously as Otto, have already begun delivering cargo in routes between Nevada and California – and have apparently taken thousands of trips , although the company has been secretive regarding further details. Lastly, Tesla has begun testing its autonomous Semi trucks by using them to deliver batteries from its battery plant in Nevada to its vehicle assembly plant in California. The future of transportation is autonomous.

Transportation capacity ‘historically low’; prices ‘show no sign of slowing’

The Supply Chain Journal

The LMI is a collaboration among Arizona State University, Colorado State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rutgers University and the University of Nevada, Reno, conducted in conjunction with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

Halloween Candy – A Scary Supply Chain Planning Problem

Logility

In the interactive “ Top Halloween Candy by State ” map, CandyStore.com shows my beloved candy corn is the favorite candy for trick-or-treaters in Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Michigan and Alabama. I admit, I love to eat Halloween candy as much as most grade school children (maybe more). My favorite: candy corn of course! What’s not to like about candy that is sugar mixed with more sugar!

Bulk carrier Trimac acquires California-based cement hauler

The Supply Chain Journal

With 132 employees, 105 of which are drivers, the nearly 20-year-old company also transports fly ash, gypsum, lime, limestone and sand throughout California and Nevada.

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Amazon plans eight Nevada fulfilment centres. Amazon continues its investment in Nevada with the announcement of eight new fulfilment and delivery buildings across the state. Amazon currently has 11 sites in Nevada supporting customer fulfilment and delivery operations.

Tesla mum on Semi progress as it posts record income

The Supply Chain Journal

Media reports suggest the company could build a small number of Semi models at the Tesla gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, to fulfill an order for Pepsi Co.’s Electric carmaker Tesla Inc. NASDAQ: TSLA ) reported record net income of $438 million in Q1 on $10.39

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

GlobalTranz

Daimler has developed a driverless truck and a license to test it on public highways has been granted in Nevada. Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Kevin Hill with Quality Scales Unlimited who shares his expertise regarding the key trends in supply chain and transportation management. . Supply chains, both international and domestic, are under constant pressure to reduce their costs and enhance performance at the same time.

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Large Western wildfires continue charring millions of acres

The Supply Chain Journal

Monsoonal thunderstorms could produce heavy rain and possible flash flooding early in the week from Southern California to central Nevada. Dozens of large wildfires are still scorching millions of acres of land in the U.S., most of them in the West.

Western wildfires heating up jet fuel demand

The Supply Chain Journal

Nevada state and federal officials said in a statement Saturday that jet fuel shortages could delay cargo delivery and passenger travel at Reno-Tahoe International Airport (ICAO code: RNO ), one of the state’s busiest and close to popular tourist destinations.

Tesla mum on Semi progress as it posts record income

The Supply Chain Journal

Media reports suggest the company could build a small number of Semi models at the Tesla gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada, to fulfill an order for Pepsi Co.’s Electric carmaker Tesla Inc. NASDAQ: TSLA ) reported record net income of $438 million in Q1 on $10.39

Trends—July 2015

Inbound Logistics

Amazon and Walmart vie for last-mile supremacy; Nevada community college establishes logistics program to meet Tesla labor demand; Industrial buyers think outside the box; Consortium establishes new chemical footprint assessment; VMI opportunities abound as shippers look to optimize inventory; study looks at the ghost economy

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics? Will that future arrive soon or many years from now, if ever?

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Our investments in Southern California, combined with our significant presence in Napa Valley with our 430,000-square-foot warehouse and our locations in neighboring Arizona and Nevada, provide outstanding, unrivaled service to our customers in California and beyond," said Kyle Boyd, vice president, Southern California, for Berlin Packaging.

The Future of Freight and How Brokers Fit In

GlobalTranz

The first licenses for autonomous vehicles have been issued in Nevada , but the first round of vehicles requires a human driver to be present. Cerasis is by legal definition a freight broker. Although our claim to fame is our web based TMS freight rating technology, the Cerasis Rater , which includes a technology suite of products and integrated managed transportation services , it is in our interest to understand the future of freight and how we as freight brokers fit in.

Record-breaking heat wave coming to Northwest

The Supply Chain Journal

Highs will soar into the 90s and triple digits from far northern California to Oregon, Washington and Idaho, as well as far northwestern sections of Montana and Nevada.

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Robinson asks Supreme Court to settle `negligent hiring’ battle

The Supply Chain Journal

The Ninth Circuit ruling reversed a federal district court decision that the claims made by Allen Miller, a motorist left paralyzed following a 2016 Nevada crash with a driver employed by a motor carrier that Robinson hired to move goods for warehouse retailer Costco Wholesale Corp.

Flood threat persists for truckers in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

Snow could develop Saturday in parts of the Sierra Nevada in eastern California, as well as the mountains of northern Nevada. Flooding: Westhaven Subdivision in Baton Rouge @NWSNewOrleans pic.twitter.com/U2fiookWPZ — Jesse Gunkel (@JesseGunkel) May 20, 2021.

Truck Talk: Sound off edition

The Supply Chain Journal

The partnership began with a Plus autonomous truck hauling equipment from Winnemucca, Nevada, to South San Francisco to be used for a wildfire detection project in California.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Large wildfires still burning millions of acres out West

The Supply Chain Journal

Highway 395 into western Nevada. Dozens of large wildfires are still scorching land in more than a dozen states across the country. Eleven of these states are in the West. As of Thursday, these 79 large fires had burned almost 1.5