Oklahoma betting on economic boom from new logistics park

The Supply Chain Journal

Southern Oklahoma doesn’t normally spring to mind as a hub for global trade, but economic leaders hope a new 200-acre logistics park will be a catalyst for growth for inbound cargo and exports. Oklahoma exported $5.37 Logistics News Global Transportation and Industrial Park of Oklahom

Oklahoma State University Never Misses a Beat through Covid-19

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Oklahoma law exempts delivery services from trucking regulations

The Supply Chain Journal

An exemption for local delivery companies – including food delivery platforms and Amazon Flex drivers – from regulations generally used to regulate trucking companies in the state of Oklahoma has been signed into law. It passed both chambers in Oklahoma and was signed by Gov.

Most dangerous highway stretches for US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

State Route 9, Oklahoma. State Route 9 in Cleveland County, Oklahoma. State Route 9 spans east to west through the middle of Oklahoma, between the Arkansas state border and the Texas panhandle. These are the top five most dangerous highway stretches in the U.S.,

Blizzard keeps trucking through Rockies

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes Wichita Falls, Texas; Oklahoma City; Wichita and Topeka, Kansas; as well as North Platte and Grand Island, Nebraska. Interstate 40 from Amarillo to Oklahoma City. Interstate 35 from Wichita to Oklahoma City.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on How Much Do US Plant Managers Make

Supply Chain Digest

Plant Managers Paid the Most in San Franciso, Least in Oklahoma City in 25 Markets, based on New Randstad Data

Not just lip service on safety

The Supply Chain Journal

based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. At the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) recent annual convention, Truckload 2021: Las Vegas, the safest fleets in the industry were honored through the presentation of the Fleet Safety Awards , sponsored by Great West Casualty Company.

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US

GlobalTranz

Parts of I-44 are closed near Oklahoma City, OK. Parts of I-35 in Oklahoma are closed. Wind chill advisories extend as far south as Oklahoma, with wind chills as low as -10 degrees Fahrenheit possible through Saturday. UPDATE: 02.15.21.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes places such as Lubbock, Texas; Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; St. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

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.

Snowstorm to slam Rockies early this week

The Supply Chain Journal

The severe storm threat increases Tuesday and moves to the Plains, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and northern Texas. The first major storm of the season is set to blanket the Rockies with heavy snow through midweek.

Pandemic spurs more freight-related job cuts across the country

The Supply Chain Journal

Oklahoma betting big on $124M global logistics park. The pandemic has prompted several freight-related businesses to eliminate a total of nearly 1,400 jobs, according to Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notices filed in several states.

Memorial Day 2021

Enterra Insights

Born in landlocked Oklahoma, “‘into a world of low prospects and ill will,’ Ernest beat what seemed impossible odds. And even after Evans died in battle, the legacy of this Native American naval officer from Oklahoma lives on.”[4]

Cold Chain Summit: Refrigerated carriers adapt to new food purchasing habits

The Supply Chain Journal

BIO: Christner started with JCT in 1989 after studying finance at Oklahoma State University. This fireside chat recap is from the FreightWaves Cold Chain Summit on Wednesday. FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC: How refrigerated carriers are adapting to new buying trends.

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Walmart to hire 20,000 supply chain workers

The Supply Chain Journal

Oklahoma betting big on $124M global logistics park. Walmart Inc. said on Wednesday it will add 20,000 positions across more than 250 transportation offices and distribution and fulfillment centers, at an average wage of $20.37 per hour.

Misfits Market creates 4 more oases in US food deserts

The Supply Chain Journal

and the company just announced the expansion of its delivery service into Arizona, Nebraska, New Mexico and Oklahoma, bringing its coverage to a total of 43 states plus Washington, D.C.

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Most dazzling fall foliage spots for truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

However, they also stretch into small sections of northeastern Oklahoma and far southeastern Kansas. Fall officially began Wednesday afternoon in the continental U.S., ushering in the season of football, fun and foliage.

Flash flood threat looms for truckers in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued flash flood warnings early Wednesday for parts of southern Oklahoma and northeastern Texas because of intense rainfall rates indicated by radar.

Automation is here and transforming logistics

Resilinc

Closer to home, The Hill reports that in July a self-driving semi-truck made by TuSimple delivered a load of watermelons from Arizona to Oklahoma—in 10 hours less time than a human driver could have accomplished the delivery.

The Daily Dash: $1 annual salaries at Nikola

The Supply Chain Journal

TuSimple’s driver-monitored Level 4 high autonomy-equipped trucks covered 900 miles from Nogales, Arizona, to Oklahoma City, delivering the fruit in just over 14 hours — 42% faster than a typical run. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Driver Shortage, Driverless Vehicles, and Other Supply Chain Curiosities

Logistics Viewpoints

To demonstrate, one California autonomous vehicle company, TuSimple, tested the efficacy of long-haul driverless vehicles in a recent trek from Nogales, Arizona to Oklahoma City, shaving 10 hours (42%) off of what would otherwise be a 24-hour trip.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

The Supply Chain Journal

Rain totals of 4 to 6 inches are possible in places such as Dallas-Fort Worth; eastern Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Poplar Bluff, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; as well as Evansville, Indiana.

Inventory Obsolescence: It Can Get Complicated

ToolsGroup

The firm operates 17 automobile dealerships across Texas and Oklahoma with a mission that includes providing better financial terms than its competitors. It’s hard to get around obsolescence. Derived from the Latin verb obsolesere —to grow old—most products in the marketplace grow “long in the tooth” at some juncture in their life cycle. Shorter innovation cycles, multi-channel complexity, and long-tail stock-keeping units (SKUs) accelerate the inevitable decline in value.

Demand > capacity

The Supply Chain Journal

Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Speaking of dogs — According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a quick-thinking trucker saved a lost dog caught in the rain on the Turner Turnpike. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

Late-season cold snap to impact much of US

The Supply Chain Journal

A strong cold front is sweeping across the country, leading to cold temperatures and snow from Texas into Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri Tuesday afternoon.

Borderlands: Chip shortage sinks Mexican auto exports in July

The Supply Chain Journal

Gulf Coast region, with trucking terminals in Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

The Big Texas Chemical Freeze Raises Issues on Resiliency of the Petrochemical Supply Chain

NC State SCRC

In another example, to get access to nitrogen, this company relied on shipping it in from Oklahoma, as the pipelines were non-functional.

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White House wants billions for vaccine, PPE supply chains

The Supply Chain Journal

As of late August, Georgia, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Washington were among the states that hadn’t joined the lawsuit, according to Reuters. . This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

Wildfire crews battling blazes — and supply chain kinks

The Supply Chain Journal

We restarted the idle production line in Oklahoma, bringing back to work and delivering thousands of new feet of new fire hoses to the front lines.

Autonomous produce: TuSimple delivers watermelons 42% faster in pilot run

The Supply Chain Journal

TuSimple’s driver-monitored Level 4 high autonomy-equipped trucks covered 900 miles from Nogales, Arizona, to Oklahoma City, delivering the fruit in just over 14 hours — 42% faster than a typical run. Watermelons are the latest proof point for autonomous trucking.

Wet weekend ahead for truckers in Eastern US

The Supply Chain Journal

So far, the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for southwestern Missouri, northwestern Arkansas, northeastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas. This includes Springfield and Joplin, Missouri; Fayetteville and Fort Smith, Arkansas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Wichita, Kansas.

Weekend truckers face risk of severe storms

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes places such as Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; Kansas City, Missouri; Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; as well as Wichita Falls, Abilene and San Angelo, Texas. Severe thunderstorms.

LaserShip names Mike Roth, top Amazon logistics executive, interim CEO: Source

The Supply Chain Journal

Austin, Texas-based LSO, which serves all of Texas and most of Oklahoma, has expanded to several Midwest cities. Regional parcel delivery carrier LaserShip, which is poised to acquire fellow regional carrier OnTrac for about $1.3 billion, has named Mike Roth, a longtime Amazon.com Inc.

Heat wave coming for truckers in Southwest

The Supply Chain Journal

High temperatures and heat index values will exceed 100 degrees from Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Wichita Falls, Abilene and Midland-Odessa, Texas, as well as Roswell, New Mexico.

Borderlands: Shipping container squeeze hits US soybean exporters

The Supply Chain Journal

million square feet of industrial space, servicing Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. . Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

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