Loftware Recognized as One of New Hampshire’s Best Places to Work

Loftware

one of New Hampshire’s?“Best Loftware News Whats NewWe’re pleased to share the news that we’ve been recognized?by?Business Business NH Magazine?as?one Best Companies to Work For.”.

Tive, project44 Ready for NASCAR debut Sunday

Tive

When the green flag drops to start Sunday’s NASCAR Series race in New Hampshire, location tracking company Tive and real-time visibility insight provider project44 will be well represented.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 13 – 19)

Logistics Viewpoints

BrightDrop, a new General Motors business focused on electric delivery vehicles, announced that Merchants Fleet plans to expand its purchase to 18,000 BrightDrop electric vehicles. Merchants Fleet is a privately-held, New Hampshire-based fleet management and fleet leasing solutions company.

Is a 3PL Service Provider Right for Your Company? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

GlobalTranz

He will complete his MBA from the University of New Hampshire in 2015. He lives with his wife, Betsy, in Dover, New Hampshire and they are expecting their first child in June. Stonyfield Farm , for example, produces a variety of yogurts from their New Hampshire-based facility. Editor’s Note: This is a guest post, republished with permission, from the Fronetics Supply Chain & Logistics blog.

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Project44, Tive make NASCAR debut Sunday

The Supply Chain Journal

The newly wrapped Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, driven for Rick Ware Racing and sponsored by BYRD Racing, will showcase the two FreighTech companies for the NASCAR Cup Series midsummer installment taking place Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301.

Walmart Expands Use of Scanning Robots, Launches MFC for Grocery

Multichannel Merchant

Walmart also unveiled its first fully operational Alphabot, its answer to the micro-fulfillment center (MFC) craze that is sweeping the grocery sector, at a store in New Hampshire.

Ransomware attack on Forward Air may have exposed sensitive employee data

The Supply Chain Journal

The Tennessee-based firm sent letters to the attorney general offices in at least four states — California, Vermont, Montana and New Hampshire — on Sept. But a letter sent to the office of the New Hampshire attorney general said it includes current and former employees.

How Do We Know National Network for Manufacturing Innovation is Working? Because China is Copying It.

GlobalTranz

China’s new manufacturing policy roadmap, unveiled in 2015 and called Made in China 2025, includes numerous policy initiatives designed to create an advantage for China in 10 key advanced-technology industries. Senator Ayotte said, "We have so much potential for growth, and this bill will allow the [New Hampshire] MEP to create partnerships with local universities to start apprenticeship programs.

Associated Grocers of New England Selects HIMPACT

Herlitz Inventory Management

In September 2021, Associated Grocers of New England signed with Herlitz Inventory Management to improve upon its existing purchasing system and to further advance its goal of serving the needs of independent retail grocers of every store size and format.

Locus Robotics expands warehouse offerings with acquisition of Waypoint Robotics

The Supply Chain Journal

Nashua, New Hampshire-based Waypoint manufactures omnidirectional autonomous mobile robots for material transport. We’re excited to contribute to the expansion of the Locus product family in order to deliver a broader range of solutions, as well as access to new market segments.”.

Halloween 2021 Predictions

Enterra Insights

Zone 1 – Northeast & New England (New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C.): “Boo!

Big Data Analytics and the Future of Business

Enterra Insights

New knowledge and actionable insights are what give digital enterprises a competitive edge. Rahim ( @RahimAdlina ) explains, “Big data doesn’t answer critical questions that enterprises have, but rather, it provides them with new information that can prompt new questions that enterprises haven’t thought of asking. As noted above, data can be turned into new knowledge insights by leveraging advanced analytics. ” Southern New Hampshire University, 3 June 2021. [7]

Coronavirus impeding supply chains worldwide

USC Consulting Group

As reported by the New Hampshire Union Leader, supermarkets and corner stores in certain portions of the Granite State are selling out of toilet paper, disinfectant wipes, and sprays. Unfortunately, New Hampshire isn’t the only state experiencing this issue.

Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Record highs were tied or set Sunday in Poughkeepsie, New York; Manchester, New Hampshire and Augusta, Maine, where temperatures reached 92, 94 and 89 degrees, respectively. Mother Nature will drop more unwelcome rain in the south-central U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (November 10-14, 2014)

Talking Logistics

This week, FedEx Freight drivers voted against the union in Newark, New Jersey , and Con-way Freight employees did the same in Manchester, New Hampshire. We normally do our Talking Logistics episodes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we have one today at 12 ET with Alaster Love from Transplace, where we are going to discuss “ Big Data and Analytics in Oil and Gas Transportation.”

Apple: Still a Penny Wise and Pound Foolish?

Talking Logistics

Bankruptcy Court District of New Hampshire. A January 2012 article published in The New York Times , for example, focused on many topics, including the poor working conditions at Foxconn, but here is the excerpt that caught my attention the most: Apple typically asks suppliers to specify how much every part costs, how many workers are needed and the size of their salaries.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Rates will likely fluctuate week to week for outbound New Jersey and New York depending on capacity and demand. Outbound freight to New Jersey is almost non-existent. New Hampshire.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

And if most of your production happens in FL, you may choose to divert sourcing to your secondary facility, say in New Jersey, during heavy produce shipping season months to avoid the heightened costs. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York.

STB agrees to review CSX’s plans to acquire Pan Am Railways

The Supply Chain Journal

Expect an April decision on whether federal regulators will allow CSX to acquire New England short line Pan Am Railways , according to the Surface Transportation Board. . News Rail CSX M&A Mergers and acquisitions New England Pan Am Railways Pan Am Southern Surface Transportation Board

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Even New York has taken steps to reopen portions of the state that have been less affected by the virus than N YC. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 10-20 days and we expect to see an increase in outbound volume as a result. .

How an AV car company is helping keep the lights on

The Supply Chain Journal

The Boston-based company, which is a joint venture between Hyundai Motor Group and technology company Aptiv, is running a pilot program with Eversource , New England’s largest utility. Bringg’s collaboration with Uber opens new doors for e-commerce.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. We expect outbound rates from New Jersey and New York to fluctuate in response to these reopenings. . New Hampshire . New Hampshire Gov. New Jersey .

Multi-Carrier Shipping Software Solutions for 2021

ShipBob

While most business owners would rather spend their time building a business strategy, planning creative marketing campaigns, and launching new products, they often get caught up in the intricate web that is shipping. Every new software comes with a bit of a learning curve.

Watchdog knocks FMCSA on CDL compliance oversight

The Supply Chain Journal

The audit was initiated following a crash on June 21, 2019, in which a commercial driver licensed in Massachusetts killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire.

Flood threat lingers for truckers in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

New Orleans had a daily record rainfall Tuesday of 3.71 Additional rain totals of at least 2 to 3 inches are likely Friday through Saturday, and the NWS may issue new flash flood watches.

How Building Product Manufacturers Can Bounce Back in 2021

USC Consulting Group

Here are a few suggestions: Embrace the new business as usual. Speaking to New Hampshire Business Review, Luter noted his company has extended its purchasing window rather considerably. COVID-19 has been a take-no-prisoners virus.

FreightWaves Classics: Pennsylvania Turnpike was nation’s first superhighway (Part 3)

The Supply Chain Journal

The tour began on August 25 in Harrisburg; the caravan began heading westward on the new superhighway the next morning. This new highway was to be a 100-mile section from Middlesex to King of Prussia. The new Philadelphia Extension was opened on November 15, 1950.

Motional’s Hyundai Ioniq 5 robotaxi ready for the streets

The Supply Chain Journal

Bringg’s collaboration with Uber opens new doors for e-commerce. Motional, in collaboration with Hyundai, has announced its first robotaxi.

Target Expands Curbside Pickup to 1,550 Stores for Back to School

Multichannel Merchant

Markets being added to Drive Up service include Massachusetts (Boston metro area, Springfield, Worcester), Rhode Island (Providence/Warwick), Maine (Portland, Augusta, Bangor) and New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord, Keene). Target is also expanding Drive Up coverage in existing markets in the Northeast, including New York (Rochester, Syracuse, Albany/Schenectady, Binghamton, Buffalo/Niagara Falls, Ithaca), Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh, Altoona, State College) and Connecticut (Hartford).

CSX resubmits application to acquire Pan Am Railways

The Supply Chain Journal

CSX has resubmitted its application to acquire New England short line Pan Am Railways , saying the new filing provides a more in-depth market analysis that federal regulators were seeking. They’re in New England. We serve a little bit of New England but not as much as they do.

Hot Flatbed Segment Shows Signs of Cooling

DAT Solutions

It seems like every week we set a new record for flatbed rates or load-to-truck ratios, or both. Last week every state except North Dakota, New Hampshire and New Jersey had a load-to-truck ratio above 18 loads per truck. Demand for flatbeds has been red hot for months, and so are rates. Flatbed volumes in June are 32% higher than they were one year ago in our top 78 flatbed lanes, and rates in those lanes are 26% higher than last year at this time.

Big Hero 6 and Minecraft Teaching STEM & Creating Future Makers & Manufacturing Interest

GlobalTranz

It began in a New Hampshire high school’s gym, with only 26 teams, and has grown over the years to over 32,000 teams, and more than 350,000 students. Superhero Cool from Big Hero 6 by Jill Worth of the Rodon Group. This past weekend I took my son to see the movie Big Hero 6. We were at Disney World recently, and the movie was promoted all over the parks. Needless to say, my son loves anything superhero or robot related, so this was a must see on our list.

Stakeholders detail worries, support on CSX plan to acquire Pan Am Railways

The Supply Chain Journal

Ensuring competitive access and fortifying passenger rail service are two of the goals that stakeholders want the Surface Transportation Board to achieve as it mulls CSX ’s proposed acquisition of New England short line Pan Am Railways.

Say it ain’t Mo! Trucking fraudsters take advantage of PPP rollout

The Supply Chain Journal

Two days after his sentencing, Fayne’s new attorney, Leigh Ann Webster of the Atlanta-based law firm Strickland Webster LLC, filed a notice of appeal in the U.S.

Regional carriers by any other name

The Supply Chain Journal

Vienna, Virginia-based LaserShip, whose East Coast network stretches from New Hampshire to south Florida, recently expanded into Tennessee with service in Memphis, Knoxville and Nashville.