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

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

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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.

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Walmart Expands Use of Scanning Robots, Launches MFC for Grocery

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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. Walmart is expanding its fleet of shelf-scanning robots, adding 650 this year for a total of 1,000 as it looks to address nettlesome grocery out-of-stock issues and battle competitors with the technology, including Ahold Delhaize’s Stop & Shop, Giant Eagle and Schnuck’s, Bloomberg is reporting.

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. For as much as the novel coronavirus has saturated the headlines over the last month or so, several aspects of the contagion remains shrouded in mystery.

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?

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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. New Hampshire Gov. Shippers should check with New Hampshire supply chain partners before confirming orders in the state. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York.

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. . New Hampshire ? . New Hampshire Gov. Shippers should not expect difficulty but should check with New Hampshire supply chain partners before confirming orders in the state.?? .

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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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. When compared to the Midwest, agricultural output in Massachusetts and much of New England is relatively small. New Hampshire. New Hampshire does not produce a substantial number of crops in either variety or quantity. New Jersey. New Mexico.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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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. . However, the new order has a few modifications and allows for retail and other non-essential businesses to begin reopening on May 4. . New Hampshire . New Hampshire Gov. New Jersey . New Jersey has an open-ended stay-at-home order on the books.

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

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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).

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

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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.

Hot Flatbed Segment Shows Signs of Cooling

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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.

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

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Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. Some of the other economic big hitters in the US faring poorly alongside Massachusetts include New York and California. New Mexico. New York. #28. New Mexico. #31. New Jersey. #38. New Jersey. New York. New Hampshire. #44.

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

On the other end of the spectrum, the study found the following ten states falling woefully short in maintaining their infrastructure: Mississippi, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, West Virginia, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.[4] 6] The Deloitte study concluded, “Governments will need to coordinate with the private sector and explore new financing strategies to get infrastructure projects off the ground.”

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

The cities of Baton Rouge and New Orleans see a significant amount of traffic back and forth. New Hampshire. New Hampshire is home to many roads, railways and ports, making it an affordable state for freight shipping. New Jersey. New Mexico. Spring and summer months tend to be more cost-effective for inbound freight shippers in New Mexico. New York. The state of New York imports quite a bit, causing inbound freight rates to be pricey.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

The cities of Baton Rouge and New Orleans see a significant amount of traffic back and forth. New Hampshire. New Hampshire is home to many roads, railways and ports, making it an affordable state for freight shipping. New Jersey. New Mexico. Spring and summer months tend to be more cost-effective for inbound freight shippers in New Mexico. New York. The state of New York imports quite a bit, causing inbound freight rates to be pricey.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

The cities of Baton Rouge and New Orleans see a significant amount of traffic back and forth. New Hampshire. New Hampshire is home to many roads, railways and ports, making it an affordable state for freight shipping. New Jersey. New Mexico. Spring and summer months tend to be more cost-effective for inbound freight shippers in New Mexico. New York. The state of New York imports quite a bit, causing inbound freight rates to be pricey.

Last-Minute Christmas Freight Boosts Truckload Volume

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And if a bigger fleet accepted any new loads on Tuesday or Wednesday of last week, most of those would be short hauls and local deliveries, to get the drivers home for Christmas. I am guessing that most people are less sensitive about working on New Year's Eve than on Christmas Eve. A shortage of trucks yielded high load-to-truck ratios that also turned the map red in Wyoming, Mississippi, New Hampshire and Maine, despite lower freight volume.