This Week in Logistics News (November 5-9, 2018)

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Our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure Team raised $58,706 this season — a new record! Okay, turning the corner, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon offers free shipping on all orders for the holidays (CNN).

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

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Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico.

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Doing Business in Malaysia

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The country is slightly larger than the US state of New Mexico, with terrain that rises from coastal plains to hills and mountains. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. Shipping. Malaysia became an independent nation, the Federation of Malaya, in 1957.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

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Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. 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. Shipping in or out of Alabama should be back to pre-pandemic difficulty.

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. . Shipping in or out of Alabama should be close to normal. . However, the new order has a few modifications and allows for retail and other non-essential businesses to begin reopening on May 4. . Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted. . New Jersey

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

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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. . Shipping in or out of Alabama should be?back When shipping to or from California, check to ensure that facilities are online and operational. Shipping in or out of Georgia should not be an issue?for

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

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Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

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Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company started out by offering less-than-truckload (LTL) service, then expanded into truckload (TL), supply chain, and ground service. It has also partnered with Sunline Express for extended service in New York City. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Introduction.

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Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

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Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain. Over the last several months, Walmart— the world's largest retailer— has slowly been increasing the share of products it imports through Mexico, a move that many other retailers have been reluctant to make for decades. Mexico’s ports have long been considered North America’s least attractive option for retailers looking to import goods to the continent. Mexico’s $5 Billion Port Facelift. State of New Mexico.

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Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

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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.

This Week in Logistics News (June 25-29, 2018)

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I’ve started to ramp up my training for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure team ride in support of JDRF, which will be in Santa Fe, New Mexico on November 3, 2018. Walmart-Led Blockchain Effort Seeks Farm-to-Grocery-Aisle View of Food Supply Chain (WSJ – sub.

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

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This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. New Mexico. New York. #28. New Mexico. #31.