Drivers needed to transport nuclear weapons across US

The Supply Chain Journal

The Department of National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is seeking drivers based in Amarillo, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico, to transport nuclear weapons and other materials across the country. New report sheds light on USMCA impact on cross-border trade.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

Ultimately, Palmer’s railroad failed to reach Mexico. So the success of the Rio Grande led to new narrow-gauge railroads during the 1880s. The D&RG extended south from Alamosa, Colorado, reaching Espanola, New Mexico on December 30, 1880.

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Pandemic spurs more freight-related job cuts across the country

The Supply Chain Journal

Oilfield services provider Basic Energy Services could cut about 1,200 jobs in Texas, California and New Mexico, including 175 truck drivers, as well as five trucking and supply chain supervisors.

The Daily Dash: Ex-Pilot president wants new judge for retrial

The Supply Chain Journal

In today’s edition, we highlight new trial developments for the former Pilot president, a dangerous-sounding job description and more. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Misfits Market creates 4 more oases in US food deserts

The Supply Chain Journal

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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Borderlands: Foreign investors pump money, manufacturing jobs into Mexico

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Eight foreign companies recently announced they were expanding or building export factories in Mexico. port for trade with Mexico, totaling $19.7

White House wants billions for vaccine, PPE supply chains

The Supply Chain Journal

The plan: A White House plan to counter future pandemics includes billions of dollars for efforts to speed up production and distribution of new vaccines, diagnostic tests and personal protective equipment. . This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter.

‘Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves recently chatted with Jon Barela, CEO of the Borderplex Alliance , about the port of El Paso’s role in global trade and how the city can continue to capitalize on its location along the United States-Mexico border. Mexico trade?

‘Hemispheric globalization’ could boost El Paso trade

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves recently chatted with Jon Barela, CEO of the Borderplex Alliance , about the port of El Paso’s role in global trade and how the city can continue to capitalize on its location along the United States-Mexico border. Mexico trade?

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!

Severe storm threat keeps trucking through Plains this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Severe storms slammed the nation’s heartland over the weekend from Texas and New Mexico to Colorado, Utah and the Central Plains. Check out this baseball sized hail that fell in Snyder just a few moments ago! Picture from Brandi Garza.

Borderlands: Mexico faces growing shortage of truck drivers

The Supply Chain Journal

Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. Shortage of truck drivers growing in Mexico, experts say. A perfect storm of factors is causing a growing shortage of truck drivers across Mexico, experts say.

Late-season snow to hit Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

A weak storm is forecast to develop along the New England coast through Friday, which will bring rain to coastal areas and anywhere from 4 to 10 inches of snow to inland regions. Be prepared for heavy rain and strong winds along the East Coast from northern New Jersey to Maine.

7 Ways to Create Perfect Agile Supply Chain Machine

Supply Chain Opz

Monitoring world economy and try to identify new supply bases and market will ensure that company is one step ahead of its competition (5) Develop Collaborative Relationship : Lee suggested that company that provide suppliers and customers with proprietary tools and market information will cope with changes more quickly and accurately (6) Specify Roles And Responsibilities : companies that implement lean manufacturing concept are familiar with this principle very well.

Meet Graham – The Road Warrior from Down Under

The Network Effect

NPR) The biggest rises in traffic deaths were in: Oregon +27% Georgia +22% Florida +18% Some states saw a decline in traffic deaths: New Mexico -20% Kansas -7% New Jersey […]. In 2015 38,300 people were killed on U.S. roads, and 4.4 million were seriously injured, meaning 2015 likely was the deadliest driving year since 2008.

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Flood risk for truckers across Southwest

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has issued flash flood watches for the Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, metropolitan areas, as well as southwestern Colorado and northwestern New Mexico. Monsoonal thunderstorms will continue to soak parts of the Desert Southwest through the weekend.

What’s the Hold-up with COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction

NC State SCRC

But then you have this huge gap in the center of the country – the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, parts of West Texas – where there isn’t a lot of cold storage capacity. An article in the New York Times also emphasized the burnout rates of testing lab people.

The need to know

EFT

New post-Brexit trade restrictions have pushed up the cost of parts and raw materials for two thirds of small British manufacturers surveyed last month, and a majority reported some level of disruption. The need to know from Reuters’ global network of journalists.

Most dangerous highway stretches for US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This 490-mile-long highway segment starts near Colorado’s border with New Mexico and ends near the Colorado-Kansas border. These are the top five most dangerous highway stretches in the U.S.,

What external freight makes sense for Amazon’s network?

The Supply Chain Journal

These are of course very sparsely populated areas in places like the Dakotas, Montana and New Mexico. Amazon Air’s flight activity grew by 15% between August 2020 and February 2021, despite the slowdown in retail shipments that typically occurs after the start of the new year.

BNSF clears sites in Texas and Montana for industrial development

The Supply Chain Journal

These two new sites bring a total of three certified sites in Texas and four in Montana. BNSF is seeking companies interested in developing on two industrial sites in Texas and Montana, both of which are adjacent to the railroad.

Memorial Day weekend storms from Plains to Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

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

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes western Colorado, most of Utah, northwestern New Mexico and northern Arizona. Gusts could exceed 40 mph in some places, increasing the odds of new and existing fires spreading quickly.

Self-driving truck company TuSimple wins USPS contract

EFT

TuSimple will run a series of its self-driving trucks for 22 hours each, which includes overnight driving, along the I-10, I-20 and I-30 corridors to make the trip through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. TuSimple has won a contract with the United States Postal Service (USPS) to perform five round trips, for a two-week pilot, hauling USPS trailers more than 1,000 miles between the Postal Service's Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas, Texas distribution centres.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Blockchain

Enterra Insights

… Blockchain offers new hope for IoT security for several reasons. But Wyoming’s blockchain work didn’t go unnoticed as Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona are also looking into similar legislative work.” Chris Broderson, Deloitte Americas Blockchain Lab lead, told Casey, “Blockchain appears to be entering a new era of wider, more practical adoption.” One of the most hyped cutting-edge technologies is blockchain (aka distributed ledger) technology.

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Late-season snow to hit Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

A weak storm is forecast to develop along the New England coast through Friday, which will bring rain to coastal areas and anywhere from 4 to 10 inches of snow to inland regions. Be prepared for heavy rain and strong winds along the East Coast from northern New Jersey to Maine.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. 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.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. 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.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Lone Star Overnight primarily ships to Texas, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, and southern New Mexico, although it also ships to California and Mexico through its shipping partnerships. 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.

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Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexico may become the global manufacturing nerve center if the country plays its cards right. According to Deloitte’s 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, Mexico ranks number eight out of 40 countries including Canada, Sweden, and Vietnam. are among the reasons Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler produce some of their vehicles in Mexico, with Ford to double its production starting 2018 via a new plant in San Luis Potosi.

Heat wave coming for truckers in Southwest

The Supply Chain Journal

High temperatures and heat index values will exceed 100 degrees from Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Wichita Falls, Abilene and Midland-Odessa, Texas, as well as Roswell, New Mexico.

FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 10 runs coast-to-coast in southern U.S.

The Supply Chain Journal

I-10 travels through eight states including (from west to east): California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. New Mexico – 164.27 Crossing the Peloncillo Mountains, I-10 enters New Mexico.

Hot Shots: Dislodged bridge, deluge, dust storm and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features a Georgia overpass dislodged by a hopper, big rigs that wrecked during a New Mexico dust storm and vehicles floating in Arizona flash floods.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

The Supply Chain Journal

Elevated fire danger continues across western Texas, eastern New Mexico, southeastern Colorado, southwestern Kansas and the Oklahoma Panhandle. It’s no surprise that potential severe thunderstorms will soon return to the Plains and the Mississippi Valley.

Port of Corpus Christi converting refinery to carbon-neutral production facility

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Corpus Christi and Howard Energy Partners are teaming to convert a natural gas refinery along the Gulf of Mexico into a carbon-neutral hydrogen production facility.