3 tropical systems simultaneously impacting North America

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After no named storms had formed in the Atlantic basin for about a month, three are now impacting parts of North America. Shippers and receivers should expect potential delays in truckloads, air cargo and ocean freight over the next two to three days.

Watch: Decarbonizing Freight Movement in North America

Supply Chain Brain

Mike Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), details advances in technology that can result in lower carbon emissions, improved fuel economy and reduced costs for truckers


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The Worst Supply Chain in North America

Logistics Viewpoints

I’ve been doing some research on the unconventional oil supply chain. Unconventional oil includes crude oil from shale and oil sands. I’ve talked to over 20 oil executives and experts about the inbound supply chain that supports oil well production. This is part of the supply chain that the oil industry refers to as “upstream.” […]. Petroleum Industry Supply Chain Planning

Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. Top Warehouses in North America. The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. Warehousing Top 20 3PL warehouses top 20 warehouses top 20 warehouses in North America top 20 warehouses in US top warehouses warehouse 3pl top characteristics

North America supply chain reshoring will not happen, report says

The Supply Chain Journal

The conclusion goes against the widely held belief that businesses selling into North American markets would shift their supply chains from Asia in an effort to counter the massive and continuing supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mid-Market CPG in North America


The post Mid-Market CPG in North America appeared first on Solvoyo. Digital Transformation for End-to-End Planning & Collaboration The CPG company used our digital platform with end-to-end planning and analytics capabilities in order to increase its OTIF levels.

Watch: Why Production Won’t Be Coming Back to North America Anytime Soon

Supply Chain Brain

Andrew Viteritti, commerce and regulations lead with The Economist Intelligence Unit, shares the conclusions of a recent whitepaper that predicts no major shift of manufacturing from Asia to North America over the next four years

Freight rail electrification can exist in North America — the question is where

The Supply Chain Journal

FreightWaves recently chatted with Daniel Simounet, vice president of the transportation sector for Hitachi ABB Power Grids , about whether it’s possible to electrify the freight rail system in North America.

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?


Trucking Challenges in North America. While the challenge may be looming globally, the North American automotive manufacturing base may be more inclined to try and dilute their just-in-time-sequence (JITS) supply loops. But why just in North America? North American manufacturing, on the other hand, does not face the same cost barriers, for additional floor space to build a warehouse extension.

North America’s Top Distribution Hubs

NFI Industries

Each distribution hub in North America is unique in more than their location, but also the logistics opportunities that lie in each area. As speed and demand to market continue to play a role in distribution decisions, many shippers are evaluating which distribution locations would be ideal. They all have one thing in common, they. READ MORE. Distribution Supply Chain 3pl Global Urban Hubs Warehousing

Averitt Expands North America Services With Laredo Distribution Center

Supply Chain Brain

Averitt Express has expanded its facility in Laredo, TX with the addition of 35,000-sq.-ft ft of distribution and fulfillment space

2022 Green Energy Trends in North America and the Future of Transportation and the Green Economy


Freightera CEO Eric Beckwitt Shares His Insights on the Current Green Energy Trends in North America. Here are 9 green trends apparent in the North American industries: 1) Rapid advancement in automation will increase manufacturing within North America.

ToolsGroup Names David Barton General Manager of North America


BOSTON (May 13, 2019) – ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, announced today that David Barton has joined ToolsGroup as the new general manager of North America. Barton succeeds Patrick Smith, who served as managing director for North America from 2011 to February 2019. Barton’s appointment comes at a time of rapid expansion for ToolsGroup, with double-digit growth of its North American business in 2018.

Truckstop.com and Chainalytics Team Up to Unleash North America’s Largest Freight Rate Database


The partnership between industry data giants will combine Chainalytics’ market intelligence products with Truckstop.com’s rates data to provide increased visibility into contract and spot rates in North America.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Chicago billed as the “greatest intermodal facility in North America”

The Supply Chain Journal

As indicated in the article’s headline, the Port of Chicago bills itself as the “greatest intermodal facility in North America” through its marine, rail and highway connections. It is the only port that is used by six of the seven North American Class I railroads. Overview.

Danone North America’s plant is a master of flexibility | Dairy Foods

Operations and Supply Chain Management

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RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America

RELEX Solutions

office as Vice President Sales, North America, to help drive RELEX’s continued expansion in the region. where he generated significant growth by serving leading retailers in Europe and North America. Richard is a strong addition to our sales team,” says RELEX’s President, North America Michael Falck. “He The post RELEX Solutions Names Richard Daw Vice President Sales, North America appeared first on RELEX Solutions. Read PDF.

Cummins extends fuel rail fire risk recall to remanufactured engines

The Supply Chain Journal

All four major commercial truck makers — Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo Trucks North America, Navistar International and PACCAR Inc. Daimler Trucks North America National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Navistar International Corporation Paccar Inc.

Truck-focused Electric Island charging site opens in Portland, Oregon

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE) opened their Electric Island charging project near the truck maker’s Oregon headquarters Wednesday.

Supply Chain News on The State of the Big Box Distribution Center Market in North America

Supply Chain Digest

Now More than 11,000 DCs over 200,000 Square Feet in Top 22 Markets

Camera monitoring systems gain fleet favor as adoption grows

The Supply Chain Journal

Oftentimes you not only have the two side mirrors, which are regulated, but you’ve got fender mirrors that look down at the passenger vehicle next to you,” said Mike Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency. Mario Gafencu wishes the Stoneridge Inc.

April Class 8 truck orders: Too much of a good thing?

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America is taking rolling downtime at plants in North Carolina and Mexico. Volvo Truck North America resumed production Monday after the UAW called off a 13-day strike last Friday.

Breakthroughs and misconceptions: 9 questions with ChargePoint’s Rich Mohr

The Supply Chain Journal

Electric Trucks News Top Stories Trucking Autonomous technology ChargePoint Class 8 electric trucks Daimler Trucks North America drayage Electric charging Electric grid ESG over-the-road trucks ryder system inc total cost of ownership Volvo Trucks North America

Truck Talk: Making the case edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Though not a startup, Volvo Trucks North America claims a first in electric trucks — a commercial sale outside of climate-conscious California. Photo: Volvo Trucks North America). Torc Robotics TuSimple Volvo LIGHTS Volvo Trucks North America Volvo VNR electric Waymo Via

Truck Talk: There’s a grant for that edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Alec Cervenka, whose title is EV grant and technical adviser, moderated a panel at the Move America mobility conference in Austin, Texas, this week. Daimler Trucks North America has an in-house person to oversee and a contract group specializing in offering grant-writing assistance.

Truck Talk: Hydrogen rising edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Lots has been written about Toyota Motor North America and Kenworth trucks working together to put 10 Class 8 fuel cell trucks into drayage service at the Port of Los Angeles. And the Xcient also will be shown in North America.

Bristlecone’s IoE solutions enables connected assets in supply chain operations for Mahindra North America (MUSA)


The post Bristlecone’s IoE solutions enables connected assets in supply chain operations for Mahindra North America (MUSA) appeared first on Bristlecone.

Daimler, Navistar, Volvo ordered to report autonomous truck crashes

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition to truck manufacturers Daimler Trucks North America (a unit of Daimler AG [ OTC: DDAIF ]), Volvo Trucks, Navistar [ NYSE: NAV ] and Paccar Inc. Self-driving trucks Truck crashes Volvo Trucks North America

First Class 8 electric trucks headed for Texas

The Supply Chain Journal

Volvo Trucks North America is based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Electric Trucks Net Zero Carbon News Trucking Class 8 electric trucks Fleetmaster Express net-zero carbon emissions Volvo Trucks North America Volvo VNR electric

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HDVI raises $32.5M to mitigate risk, lower insurance premiums

The Supply Chain Journal

million Series B funding led by Weatherford Capital with participation from Munich Re Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Daimler Trucks North America, Autotech Ventures, 8VC and McVestCo.

A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. The goal is to drive organic growth in North American and global expansion by combining Kraft’s brands with Heinz’s international platform. For the larger supply chain (the larger freight infrastructure of the North American market), I worry. Expect Major Shifts in the North American Transportation Market.

Penske Truck Leasing 1st customer for Navistar medium-duty electric

The Supply Chain Journal

It has used them on local and regional deliveries in Southern California, contributing to Daimler Trucks North America’s recent milestone of 1 million real-world miles of electric driving. Navistar trails DTNA, Volvo Trucks North America, Mack Trucks and Paccar Inc.

Embark Trucks: Autonomous testing pioneer latest to join SPAC parade

The Supply Chain Journal

Its trucking unit Waymo Via is partnering with Daimler Trucks North America to provide its fifth-generation WaymoDriver software for a Freightliner Cascadia. Plus Securities and Exchange Commission SPACs TuSimple Holdings Volvo Trucks North America Waymo Via

Volvo expects up to a month of chip shortage downtime

The Supply Chain Journal

Ironically, a strike by 2,900 workers at Volvo’s only manufacturing plant in North America could help the company move chips to other plants and forestall downtime. In North America, orders soared 369% to 22,215 versus 4,732 in the year-ago period.

Truck Talk: Marriage and divorce edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Daum’s direct reports are Karin Rådström, responsible for the Europe and Latin America regions and the Mercedes-Benz Truck brand. John O’Leary is CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, overseeing the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses brands.