FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad made key acquisition in 1940

The Supply Chain Journal

On this date 81 years ago, the new Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad (GM&O) took control of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad (M&O), which had declared bankruptcy. The Gulf, Mobile & Ohio – the sum was greater than the parts.

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Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Cincinnati, Ohio

Freightera

LTL Freight Rates: From Major Cities in USA & Canada to Cincinnati, Ohio. If you’re shipping LTL freight (pallets) to or from Cincinnati, Ohio, check out our new rate update. The post Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Cincinnati, Ohio appeared first on Freightera Blog.

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Supply Chain News on JBM Packaging in Ohio Gives Workers with Criminal Pasts a Second Chance

Supply Chain Digest

Recruits from about 30 Correctional Institutions and Halfway Houses

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Supply Chain News on Ohio Manufacturer Takes Risk, Hikes Worker Pay

Supply Chain Digest

Results thus Far are Mixed

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Ohio transportation company, 3 trucking affiliates file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

An Ohio-based transportation company and three of its trucking company affiliates filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, despite receiving loans through the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio on Monday.

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Agracel Launches Railroad Division with Ohio Short Line Agreement

Supply Chain Brain

Agracel, Inc., a provider of industrial development services to rural communities, has announced the launch of a new affiliate, Agracel Rail Holdings

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Electric Semi Truck Progress and Ohio Clean Transportation Forum

Zipline Logistics

Zipline Logistics had the honor of attending the very first Clean Transportation Forum hosted earlier this month by UpGrade Ohio. The event was held in collaboration with Hocking College and Clean Fuels Ohio and focused on facilitating discussions around cleaner-burning, electric, and fuel cell-based drivetrains, improving fuel economy and fleet efficiency, and implementing cleaner alternative […].

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An Ohio Factory’s Test: Will Higher Wages Help More Than They Hurt? – WSJ

Operations and Supply Chain Management

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Giant Eagle launches home delivery in Ohio

Deliv

The grocer will be expanding their Curbside Express click-and-collect service in Central Ohio to offer home delivery with Deliv’s same day delivery service. We are filling thousands of customer orders monthly in central Ohio. The post Giant Eagle launches home delivery in Ohio appeared first on. We’re excited to announce that Deliv will power grocery delivery for Giant Eagle.

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Southern Illinois inland port project seeks to become logistics hub player

The Supply Chain Journal

Located where the Ohio River meets the Mississippi River, the inland port at Cairo (pronounced KAY-ro) would support downriver traffic as well as existing hubs such as Memphis, Tennessee, about 170 miles south.

Flooding rain, severe storms for truckers east of the Mississippi

The Supply Chain Journal

The watches include Detroit and Lansing, Michigan; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Toledo, Ohio; most of Pennsylvania east of Pittsburgh; western Maryland; western Virginia; as well as northwestern North Carolina. Interstate 75 from Flint, Michigan, to just north of Dayton, Ohio.

Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic)

Zipline Logistics

Ohio has many nicknames—the Buckeye State, the Birthplace of Aviation, the Mother of Presidents—but there’s one you won’t find on any license plates or bumper stickers: Gateway to the World. Ohio is home to more than a dozen intermodal railroad terminals, over 5,000 miles of rail lines, four dedicated air cargo terminals, roughly 760 warehouse […]. The post Columbus, Ohio: Strategic Manufacturing and Logistics Site (Infographic) appeared first on Zipline Logistics.

How To Be An Anti-Racist in SCM

SCM Research

In a recent interview , Terry Esper, a logistics scholar from The Ohio State University, shares his experience with racism and gives us excellent advice. The world is currently watching the shocking cases of police violence in the United States.

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Watch: Impact of the Western U.S. Megadrought on Food Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Phil Renaud, executive director of The Risk Institute in the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, discusses how the persistent drought in the western U.S.

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Logistics for Middle Market Companies

Kane is Able

Foundation Professor in Business, Professor of Logistics, and Chair of the Department of Marketing & Logistics at the Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University. He is an academic advisory board member to the National Center for the Middle Market located at Ohio State. Noted logistics educator Dr. Thomas J. Goldsby is the Harry T. Mangurian, Jr.

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FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: The Nickel Plate Line was a major player in the Midwest (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

Two Nickel Plate Line steam locomotives lead a freight train through Fostoria, Ohio during the summer of 1958. Author/historian Mike Schafer explained in his book, “More Classic American Railroads,” that the railroad’s famous nickname was given to it by a Norwalk, Ohio newspaper columnist.

Expedited carrier Tri-State acquired by its management team

The Supply Chain Journal

The Toledo, Ohio-based transportation and logistics provider was purchased out of the trust of its founders. The company originally started as an expedited carrier with only a few trucks serving Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.

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Supply Chain by the Numbers for March 8, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

An Ohio GM Plant Clodes its Doorsm Chinese firm JD.com is Selling on Google, Recylables Prices in Freefall, Economic Forecasts are Coming in Weak

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Daily Infographic: Gasoline Explained

The Supply Chain Journal

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Watch: Managing Third-Party Risks to Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Phil Renaud, executive director of The Risk Institute at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business, runs down the level of risk to supply chains created by relationships with third parties — and relates how a certain type of third party can help to mitigate it

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Kroger partnering with KNAPP to automate Great Lakes Distribution Center

The Supply Chain Journal

America’s largest grocery retailer, announced Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with KNAPP , one of the world’s largest innovators in the intelligent automation space, to overhaul its Great Lakes Distribution Center in Delaware, Ohio. Kroger Co.

Last-mile provider lays off more than 300 in Texas

The Supply Chain Journal

The layoff notices were filed with TWC by PEI Ohio, which provided payroll, insurance and other administrative services to Fusion Logistics. Fusion Logistics Inc.

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Werner reports Q2 revenue of $650M, up 14% year-over-year

The Supply Chain Journal

The ECM group of companies includes regional truckload carriers Cheswick, Pennsylvania-based ECM Transport, which operates a fleet of 450 trucks, and Motor Carrier Service, which has 50 trucks and is headquartered in Northwood, Ohio.

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FRA, states develop 40-year plan to bolster Midwest passenger rail

The Supply Chain Journal

The 12 states studied during the plan’s creation were Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Planning for a Gas-Fueled Nation

MIT Supply Chain

Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio have become prominent exporters of natural gas, alongside historically productive states such as Texas, Wyoming, and Oklahoma. America’s energy portfolio has undergone drastic changes since the early 2000s. Innovations in drilling technologies have allowed states to tap into large underground shale reserves.

Manufacturing Keeps Going Strong At Mar-Bal

IQMS

Mar-Bal continues production under the guidelines set forth by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. The Ohio policy, which was one of the first enacted in the US, recognizes the need for critical manufacturers required to continue operation to supply the state and country during these difficult times.

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Halloween 2021 Predictions

Enterra Insights

” Zone 2 – Great Lakes, Ohio Valley & Midwest (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin): “A stormy Halloween for the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes, where some wet snow could mix in.

Biden budget pumps $84 million into Virginia port deepening

The Supply Chain Journal

They pointed out that the port’s reach, when intermodal rail markets are taken into account, extends throughout the mid-Atlantic and into the Midwest and Ohio Valley, which helps the port maintain a balanced portfolio of container and bulk trade.

Paccar delivers 7,000 fewer trucks in Q3 because of missing semiconductors

The Supply Chain Journal

The semiconductor issue led to the layoffs of 350 workers at the Kenworth manufacturing plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, in August.

Why Integrated Supply Chains are More Durable with John Tillison

The Logistics of Logistics

John chose to leave Roadway/YRC in 2010 to join Pitt Ohio Express. John headed up Pitt Ohio’s enterprise solutions group. Why Integrated Supply Chains are More Durable with John Tillison. John Tillison and Joe Lynch discuss why integrated supply chains are more durable. John is the SVP in charge of sales and marketing at A. Duie Pyle, a company that specializes in integrated transportation and warehousing solutions. About John Tillison.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Firstly, Pitt Ohio’ s services span across North America. Pitt Ohio’s LTL offers direct LTL delivery through 21 terminals in the mid-atlantic and midwest regions but has coverage through all of North America with the Reliance network. Pitt Ohio’s Ground service also specializes in shipping non-conveyable products (e.g., Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Introduction.

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Travel Bans and Stockpiling Can Cripple the Ebola Response Supply Chain

MIT Supply Chain

Stockpile of personal protective equipment in Ohio (Photo: Ohio Department of Health). Originally posted on Humanitarian@MIT : By Jarrod Goentzel. Fear of an Ebola outbreak in the United States has spurred two key proposals for preventing the spread of this deadly disease: travel bans from West Africa and stockpiling Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Supply Visibility: More Important Than Ever. Yet Elusive.

Supply Chain Shaman

Linkedin Comment Donald Cavin Data Warehousing Consultant at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute. Semiconductors. Plastics. Coffee. Copper. Building Supplies. Motors. The list goes on and on. Supply chain shortages abound.