North Dakota to give Canadian truckers COVID-19 vaccines

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian cross-border truckers based in Manitoba will be able to get COVID-19 vaccines for free in North Dakota starting Wednesday under a joint program with the province and state in the first effort of its kind by governments in the U.S. North Dakota Gov.

North Dakota to give Canadian truckers COVID-19 vaccines

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian cross-border truckers based in Manitoba will be able to get COVID-19 vaccines for free in North Dakota starting Wednesday under a joint program with the province and state in the first effort of its kind by governments in the U.S. North Dakota Gov.

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2 truckers face prosecution after $4.5M marijuana seizure at US-Canada border

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada border in North Dakota on Friday. Canada Driver issues News Top Stories Trucking drug seizures marijuana North Dakota Pembina U.S. Two truckers were turned over to local authorities for prosecution after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized $4.5

2 truckers face prosecution after $4.5M marijuana seizure at US-Canada border

The Supply Chain Journal

Canada border in North Dakota on Friday. Canada Driver issues News Trucking drug seizures marijuana North Dakota Pembina U.S. Two truckers were turned over to local authorities for prosecution after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized $4.5

Canadian Pacific, CN argue which is better for grain shippers

The Supply Chain Journal

CP circulated a news release on Thursday that said it has the support of grain and other shippers across North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.

Curious pot bust jams up 2 truckers — Long-Haul Crime Log

The Supply Chain Journal

Two Canadian truck drivers in their 20s are facing charges in North Dakota over a $4.5 Customs and Border Protection officers discovered the marijuana while inspecting what was supposed to be a load of straw at the border in Pembina, North Dakota.

BNSF clears sites in Texas and Montana for industrial development

The Supply Chain Journal

The site is north of U.S. Among the other areas hosting at least one of BNSF’s 29 certified sites are Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

Elevated wildfire risk developing in Upper Midwest

The Supply Chain Journal

Related: Grass fire smoke shuts down North Dakota highway. This could be particularly problematic across much of North Dakota and Minnesota where wind gusts will reach 40 mph.

Regional interests take sides in Kansas City Southern merger fight

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian Pacific ( NYSE: CP ) says it has support from North Dakota congressional leaders as well as from a number of Upper Midwest grain shippers , while CN ( NYSE: CNI ) says it has backing from state and federal leaders from the Gulf Coast and southern Plains states.

Viewpoint: CP-KCS merger makes sense; CN takeover does not

The Supply Chain Journal

senator from North Dakota. My history with railroads dates back to my small North Dakota hometown of 300 people. The two do not overlap but meet only at one place — Kansas City — making this the perfect hand-in-glove fit of all the railroads in North America.

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics? Will that future arrive soon or many years from now, if ever?

The Daily Dash: Trucking’s place in electric vehicle expansion

The Supply Chain Journal

Byron Dorgan of North Dakota. The High Five. The Biden administration has confirmed that the trucking industry will be included in its electric vehicle expansion strategy and will be eligible for federal grants. John Gallagher’s story.

Scorching heat wave returning to Plains, South

The Supply Chain Journal

In the western half of North Dakota, highs will reach the 90s Tuesday in Bismarck, Williston and Dickinson, with heat index levels up to 105 degrees. The heat index will be close to 105 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday across many parts of South Dakota.

Country roads: UPS, FedEx ramp up rural vaccine delivery

The Supply Chain Journal

Related: North Dakota to give Canadian truckers COVID-19 vaccines. For the past six years, her run has taken her to remote Ocracoke Island in North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

Feds award $275 million to ease truck congestion

The Supply Chain Journal

The South Dakota Department of Transportation was awarded $61.6 million to the North Dakota Department of Transportation to construct passing lanes along approximately 165 miles of two-lane U.S. 52 between Carrington and six miles north of Kenmare, North Dakota.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota.

CBP invests $46M to upgrade rail cargo inspection technology

The Supply Chain Journal

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to spend $46 million to upgrade technology to improve rail cargo inspections at 12 points of entry by the Canadian and Mexican borders.

A Global Shift for Manufacturers: Industries with Increased Demand

USC Consulting Group

Data can be highly valuable for hackers and the current 4 million-person shortage in the field of cybersecurity, according to the University of North Dakota , makes for a dangerous landscape for supply chains.

The Daily Dash: Knight-Swift’s Q1 earnings beat

The Supply Chain Journal

Canadian cross-border truckers based in Manitoba are able to get COVID-19 vaccines for free in North Dakota under a joint program with the province and state in the first effort of its kind by governments in the U.S.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

North Carolina. North Dakota. South Dakota. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze.

The Politics of Global Oil

Supply Chain View from the Field

Jason Schenker from Prestige Economics, spoke at our SCRC meeting, and pointed out that OPEC members really don’t see smaller drillers in North Dakota as a threat. Oil prices continued to plummet last week to below $60, and experts predict that it could continue to drop. All of a sudden, what seemed like a boost to the global economy has caused consternation and worry among economists, as the recognition that the oil supports jobs across a number of important sectors.

Soaking storms for weekend truckers across South

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service (NWS) has a flash flood watch posted for eastern North Carolina and southern Virginia, lasting until noon EDT Friday. Unusually warm weather will also spread across parts of the Dakotas and the Great Lakes states this weekend.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The state also is home to the Fort Worth Alliance Airport, which is a public-use airport located 14 miles north of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Content Summary: Nebraska is located on one of the busiest rail corridors in North America. North Dakota. Content Summary: North Dakota has 19 different international ports of entry. There are 18 ports along the North Dakota-Canadian border.

Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

Supply Chain View from the Field

One of the major game changers in this state is the development of “fracking sands”, that are being used in oil exploration for directional drilling in North Dakota, Western Canada, and the Canadian Maritimes. I spent the day in Washington DC listening to a variety of really intelligent people talk about transportation planning models. This may not sound like everybody’s idea of fun, but I found the discussion compelling and fascinating.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

The largest impacts start in the South and move their way up the US latitudinally – think Florida to Georgia to North Carolina, and Texas to California to Washington to Oregon. North Carolina. North Carolina produces the most tobacco in the United States by a substantial margin.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

NC State SCRC

percent, followed by North Dakota, 2.5 Unemployment levels are at an all time low. Economists are trumpeting about the economy, and how great this is for everyone. Employers added 228,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1%, the government reported in December. The report also showed that on average weekly paychecks increased by 3.1% over the last 12-months, the first time that reading has topped 3% in nearly seven years.

Viewpoint: When elected officials fail to govern

The Supply Chain Journal

Fueling this NPRM were safety concerns regarding several high-profile train accidents, including the disastrous crude oil train derailments in Lac Magantic, Quebec, and Casselton, North Dakota.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

North Carolina. Shippers should not expect difficulty in North Carolina. North Dakota. North Dakota has lifted public health restrictions on businesses. South Dakota.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

North Carolina ? . Shippers should not expect difficulty in North Carolina.?? . North Dakota ? . North Dakota has lifted public health restrictions on businesses.?? . South Dakota ? .

2 capacity-finding tools you may not know you have

DAT Solutions

For example, say you need a flatbed load delivered to Bismarck, North Dakota. Capacity has been especially tight this year, as evidenced in DAT's load-to-truck ratios that have surged to record highs this summer. If you're a freight broker using the DAT Power load board, you may have capacity-finding tools that you aren't even aware of. Here are two of them: 1. DAT LaneMakers. Normally, posting your load on DAT is enough to get your phone ringing.

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FreightWaves Classics: The Soo Line was founded to serve Twin Cities’ millers and ag interests

The Supply Chain Journal

As many railroad buffs know, at one time there were hundreds of North American railroads. There are now only seven Class I railroads in North America, and that number is likely to shrink to six in the near future.

Spectra Energy Supplier Forum: Driving Collaborative Project Management

Supply Chain View from the Field

These executives provided an overview of the incredible growth in the natural gas pipeline structure that is being driven by the massive shale gas reserves in North Dakota, Pennsylvania, and Ohio that are driving the need for gas and LNG distribution lines. I had the pleasure and honor of attending the 2nd annual Supplier Forum, hosted by Union Gas & Spectra Energy in Hamilton, Ontario at the end of April.

CN and Canadian Pacific vie for shippers’ and KCS shareholders’ favor

The Supply Chain Journal

The letters came from groups such as the North Dakota Grain Dealers Association, US Development Group and Farmers Cooperative of Hanska as well as the New Brunswick premier, CP said.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Truckload and Con-way Multimodal Join Forces to Launch New Intermodal Service for North America. CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. There are still plenty of problems to fix, but our roads and bridges aren’t crumbling,” said David Hartgen, lead author of the Reason Foundation report and emeritus professor of transportation at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Navy Awards Two Shipbuilding Contracts for New Submarines

Operations and Supply Chain Management

The track record suffered a blow earlier this month when the Navy revealed that the commissioning of the North Dakota would be delayed because of design issues and problems with parts from an outside supplier. Discussion Questions: Read the following article carefully. What are the details of the contracts that that the Navy struck with General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls? Would not it have been better if the Navy had only awarded one contract?