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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Intel to Build $20B Ohio Chip Facility Amid Global Shortage

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Intel to Build $20B Ohio Chip Facility Amid Global Shortage. Chipmaker Intel says it will invest $20 billion to build a factory in central Ohio in an attempt to help alleviate a global shortage of chips that power everything from phones to cars to home appliances.

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Intel’s $20 Billion Ohio Chip Hub Will Be World’s Largest

Supply Chain Brain

plans to spend $20 billion on a chipmaking hub on the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio, which the company expects to grow to be the world’s biggest semiconductor-manufacturing site Intel Corp.

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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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FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Chessie System had a brief but meaningful lifespan

The Supply Chain Journal

Chessie System/Baltimore & Ohio awaits departure from the terminal at Lima, Ohio with a southbound general merchandise train on August 13, 1978. A westbound Chesapeake & Ohio manifest freight enters the siding at Eagle Rock, Virginia during October 1983.

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

Supply Chain Digest

Results thus Far are Mixed

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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.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Cincinnati, Ohio


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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Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Cleveland, Ohio


LTL Freight Rates: from Major Cities in the USA & Canada to Cleveland, Ohio. See examples of our freight quotes for a sample shipment of 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 , going from major cities in the USA and Canada, to Cleveland, Ohio.

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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Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winner for Feb. 2, 2022 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Chuck Peters of Atlanta and Steve Lavender of The Ohio State University Take Home the Prize with Great Captions

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Giant Eagle launches home delivery in Ohio


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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NRF Supply Chain 360: A Preview

Supply Chain Brain

Jonathan Gold, vice president for supply chain and customs policy with the National Retail Federation, offers a preview of NRF Supply Chain 360, the new industry conference taking place June 20-21, 2022 in Cleveland, Ohio

Daily Infographic: Gasoline Explained

The Supply Chain Journal

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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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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.

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.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for March 8, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

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

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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.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

The Supply Chain Journal

As the system gradually moves away from these areas later Wednesday, it will produce similar results through Friday in portions of the Tennessee and Ohio valleys and possibly the mid-Atlantic, followed by the Deep South this weekend.

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.

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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Late-season cold snap to impact much of US

The Supply Chain Journal

Accumulating snow should not be a major problem, but some visibility issues and wet, slick roads could spell trouble for drivers along the storm track from Missouri through Indiana and Ohio.

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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Northwest triple-digit heat wave coming this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Thunderstorms will likely produce tornadoes, large hail and severe straight-line winds Thursday and Thursday night in portions of the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic. Only a month after a record-shattering heat wave hit the Northwest, another will build over the next few days.

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Xpress Global Systems acquires LTL Delta Distribution

The Supply Chain Journal

The company was able to undercut XGS rates and service to an extent because of its focused distribution channel in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. Delta Distribution has been servicing Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Michigan since 1997.

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.

Dangerous heat, humidity linger from Midwest to Gulf Coast

The Supply Chain Journal

It will feel like a sauna outside as the heat index exceeds 105 degrees Tuesday in more than a dozen states. The combination of high heat and oppressive humidity began reaching dangerous levels over the weekend, spreading from the Midwest to the Gulf Coast.

Wet weekend ahead for truckers in Eastern US

The Supply Chain Journal

This front will gradually move southward over the weekend, dousing areas of the Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee valleys, as well as the Northeast, with heavy rain. Another flash flood watch is in place for the Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, metropolitan areas.

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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Memorial Day: What it means to haul The Wall that Heals

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s about honoring soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for this country, said Vietnam veteran and truck driver Alvin Garrard of Barberton, Ohio.

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Late-season snow to hit Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

Saturday and Sunday with showers expected from the Ohio Valley into the southern Appalachians. The calendar says April, but places across the Northeast are bracing for more snow.