How the Bakken Oil Boom Impacts U.S. Supply Chains

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For those of you on the coasts (all three of them—East, West, and Gulf) you may be vaguely aware of the Bakken oil boom in North Dakota. For those of us in neighboring states, North Dakota is the source of a clichéd “giant sucking sound,” the likes of which this generation has never experienced. They recently calculated that North Dakota just topped an average output of 1 million barrels of oil per day. Supply Chains appeared first on Transportfolio.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. Supply chain compliance may include things such as employee labor laws, hazardous material handling, and environmental concerns. But, in this article, our focus for supply chain compliance touches on the importance of barcode and labeling requirements. Labels and Supplies. A compliant barcode is just the first step to supply chain compliance.

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A Global Shift for Manufacturers: Industries with Increased Demand

USC Consulting Group

However, with manufacturers and supply chains across the world reeling with the ongoing problems the pandemic has presented, we are seeing a definite shift in the ways business is conducted. Supply Chain Management.

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.”. Robots Supply Chain & Logistics Trends Transportation Management driverless trucks European Truck Platooning Challenge LeanLogistics logistics Otto platooning Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets transportation management Uber

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. Remember that revenue = price X demand, so if price goes down, than demand will jump…a supply side strategy. It will certainly be interesting to see which way this will go… Oil and Gas Procurement Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management

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.

Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Like many of its peers, Menards has special requirements to successfully bring product into its supply chain without incurring additional costs. We work with customers to manage their retail orders to create cost-reduction and performance-enhancing supply chain strategies.

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

NC State SCRC

percent, followed by North Dakota, 2.5 There is an estimated shortage of 50,000 truck drivers at any given time in the US supply chain network. In light of all these shifts, the GG has approached the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative as a partner to help them drive improved visibility, education, and document what is happening in the Gig Economy. Supply Chain ManagementUnemployment levels are at an all time low.

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. Cost learning curve Manufacturing Purchasing Supply Chain Risk Supply Chain StrategyDiscussion Questions: Read the following article carefully.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware. If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. However, when currently shipping to or from Kentucky, you should ensure your supply chain partners are operational. Ensure that supply chain partners are online before conducting business in the state. North Carolina. North Dakota.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

It is prudent to check with supply chain partners to ensure they are operating as normal in Delaware.??? . If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight.?? . ensure your supply chain partners?are Ensure that supply chain partners are online before?conducting This size limit should not impact shippers, but it may still be necessary to check with supply chain partners to ensure that they are operational.

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. Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning. But knowing the general breakdown of crop production, state by state, can help your supply chain roll with the punches. The Golden State is an invaluable resource to the domestic food supply chain. North Carolina.

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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Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Shippers should check with individual supply chain partners to see if they are online. . If shipping to or from Kentucky, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Ensure that supply chain partners are online before working in the state. . Shippers could face some supply chain difficulty in Maryland. . North Carolina .

Van Horne Institute Considers Alaska Transport Route, and Weighs Trump’s Plans for Keystone XL

NC State SCRC

You see, I’m a native Calgarian, and was visiting my home town to share insights with a group of supply chain executives at the University of Calgary this past week. All three of these are related to supply chain strategic planning. This program is a manifestation of the opportunity to understand supply chain, logistics, and transportation. This leaves one option open: Go North.

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

EFT

North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. North Carolina. North Carolina. #25. South Dakota. #36. South Dakota. For the logistics, shipping and supply chain industries this should be of the utmost concern, as the demand for the transit of goods is unlikely to diminish in an age where Amazon is the world's most powerful corporation and supply chains have become so globalised.

Trucking Market Update and 2020 Q1 Freight Outlook

Zipline Logistics

Industry incumbents like Celadon , New England Motor Freight , Falcon Transport, and HVH Transportation all shut down, some abruptly, after supply-side conditions did not improve. It created an influx of demand for freight services in 2018 that has since quelled to a near standstill as companies have preemptively built their supply chains ahead of the hike.