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

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Oregon. #4. North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. North Carolina. North Carolina. #25. Oregon. South Carolina. South Carolina. #35.

Challenges and possible solutions for local seafood supply chains

Supply Chain View from the Field

Both pointed out some critical points that are indeed challenges for the seafood supply chain in North Carolina, as well as some avenues to explore that may drive solutions. First, Gary pointed out that 91% of the seafood in North Carolina is imported! So when you sit down at a restaurant, it is highly unlikely that you are eating North Carolina product. But most of the seafood goes north – and only a small amount goes West in North Carolina.

How did that Christmas tree get here?

DAT Solutions

So we asked Carl Johnson, President of Pac West Transport Services , a freight brokerage located in Portland, Oregon. We ship trees out of Oregon and Washington primarily, and greens for wreaths start moving in October.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

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US Manufacturing plays a particularly important role in supporting jobs in a core group of states in the upper Midwest (East North Central and selected West North Central) and South (East South Central) states.

Christmas Trees Boost Rates in Unexpected Places

DAT Solutions

Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states, but the top ten tree-growing states are: Oregon. North Carolina. Across the country, load-truck ratios are rocketing up in areas that produce and ship Christmas trees, with ratios as high as 500 loads per truck.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Reddaway is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

Unfortunately, The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard-bearer for classifying businesses and sectors. We were surprised to find that many states with the highest Location Quotients were not states that are typically associated with the biofuels economy, including Oregon, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Maine, and others.

Navigating the Future in an Uncertain Political and Regulatory Environment

NC State SCRC

The Supply Chain Resource Cooperative held its bi-annual Industry Partner Meeting in the Talley Student Center at North Carolina State University this past week.