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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Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Those are two of the most common questions I hear about driverless trucks, or to use the term preferred by the Department of Transportation, autonomous vehicles, which includes both cars and trucks. “It’s 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?

Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

Supply Chain View from the Field

I spent the day in Washington DC listening to a variety of really intelligent people talk about transportation planning models. 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. Analytics Logistics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning

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.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. 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. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. Knowing these timelines is crucial to supply chain planning.

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

NC State SCRC

percent, followed by North Dakota, 2.5 The Greene Group is a staffing agency focused on the logistics sector, specifically identifying trained professionals for the warehouse, transportation, and truck driver segments. There is an estimated shortage of 50,000 truck drivers at any given time in the US supply chain network. Supply Chain ManagementUnemployment levels are at an all time low.

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. policy and transportation. To facilitate research and legislation in this area, the VHI has three Centers that focus on the Center for Transportation, Center for Regulation Information and Center for Communication. All three of these are related to supply chain strategic planning.

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. Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. However, when currently shipping to or from Kentucky, you should ensure your supply chain partners are operational. North Carolina.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

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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. transport companies are cashing in on the Mexico trade boom, if you are a 3PL or transportation company and you’re not involved in cross-border shipping with Mexico, then you are missing out on a growing business.

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

EFT

To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. North Carolina. North Carolina. #25. South Dakota. #36. South Dakota.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

If shipping to or from DC, ensure your supply chain partners can handle freight. . Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. . 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. . North Carolina .

Trucking Market Update and 2020 Q1 Freight Outlook

Zipline Logistics

But much in the same way shippers had transportation difficulties in 2018, the past year was not easy on the other side of the industry — carriers. 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. Tariffs are just one piece of the puzzle that contributed to a down year for the transportation industry.