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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.


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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.,

What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe?

The Network Effect

The New Madrid Fault Zone stretches across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, and Tennessee. The post What if the United States broke in half? Is Your Company Ready in the Event of a Catastrophe? appeared first on The Network Effect. Logistics Multiparty Network Risk Supply Chain Management The Network Effect disaster logistics networks resilience risk supply chain

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.

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

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]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Texas 83

Inventory Obsolescence: It Can Get Complicated


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.

Hurricane Michael halts shipments

DAT Solutions

Houston to Oklahoma City dropped 19¢ to $2.04/mile. Once again, the supply chains were dealt a major disruption last week from Mother Nature. With Hurricane Florence, the advanced warning allowed businesses to plan ahead, reschedule shipments and reposition their trucks. Hurricane Michael, on the other hand, went from a tropical depression to a Category 4 storm in just two days.

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.

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.

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


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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Flooding shuts down part of I-10 in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

Additional periods of heavy rain could virtually drown areas of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma through Thursday. Updated May 18, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Severe storm threat keeps trucking through Plains this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Additional rounds of severe weather are likely Monday from southeastern Colorado and southern Kansas to most of Oklahoma, central and eastern Texas, as well as eastern New Mexico. Check out this baseball sized hail that fell in Snyder just a few moments ago! Picture from Brandi Garza.

Spot market settles after Hurricane Florence

DAT Solutions

Texas has been quiet in recent weeks, but the lane from Houston to Oklahoma City rose 14¢ to $2.26/mile. As people in the Carolinas try their best to return to their normal routines, the freight markets have settled back down into typical seasonal trends following Hurricane Florence. Unlike with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the impact from Florence on freight movements was mostly felt regionally. There wasn’t a cascading effect across the supply chain like what we saw last year.

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.

Another day of severe weather for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

More specifically, this includes Dallas-Fort Worth, Midland-Odessa, Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene and Wichita Falls, Texas; Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; Kansas City, Jefferson City, Springfield and St.

6 River Systems Continues 2020 Momentum Led by Award Wins and New Global Deployment Sites

6 River Systems

We were recognized for our work with Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Mission Systems group in 2019, implementing Chucks to support fulfillment operations in their distribution center in Oklahoma City.

BNSF clears sites in Texas and Montana for industrial development

The Supply Chain Journal

Among the other areas hosting at least one of BNSF’s 29 certified sites are Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

Late-season snow to hit Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

Ahead of that cold front, expect developing showers with embedded thunderstorms along the Interstate 35 corridor from Texas into Oklahoma. The calendar says April, but places across the Northeast are bracing for more snow.

Good-bye siloed, functional planner. Hello storm chasing network planner.


2013 – Massive tornado packing 200 mph winds in the Oklahoma City area. by Bill DuBois If you had anything to do with supply chain planning in the early days of enterprise resource planning (ERP), you may consider those years the “good ol’ days”. Spreadsheets were the latest and greatest thing, your biggest headache was a supplier failure, and collaboration meant walking down the hall to visit with your buyer or dropping by the shop floor to check on a machine breakdown.

Logistics property update: December 2020


Amazon plans Oklahoma fulfilment centre. Amazon has announced plans to open a new fulfilment centre in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio.

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.

Downturn in the Oil and Gas Industry: An Opportunity for Supply Chain Improvements

Talking Logistics

has seen at least 91,000 job cuts across the energy industry since prices collapsed last summer, according to Continental Resources, an Oklahoma oil company that tracks layoffs.”. “Most people who look at the Oil and Gas industry right now are likely to characterize the market as ‘challenged’.”. So stated Kent Stuart, Director of Oil and Gas at C.H. Robinson, earlier this year on Talking Logistics. Looking at some recent news, it seems like the industry remains challenged.

Van freight stabilizes in early October

DAT Solutions

Here are two lanes worth noting: Denver to Oklahoma City jumped 12¢ to a not-so-hot $1.43/mile. Spot market line haul rates are now only 5% higher for vans now than they were a year ago, rising from $1.74 to $1.83 per mile not including the fuel surcharge. And the number of van loads that have moved in early October is nearly identical to 2017.

Stormy weekend ahead for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

The best chances for these intense storms will be from the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles to eastern Colorado and western Kansas. However, locally severe storms could hit other areas as far south as western Texas, as far north as Minnesota and as far east as Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Flooding, road closures continue in several states

The Supply Chain Journal

Eastern portions of Oklahoma and Texas, in addition to southern Missouri, have also been flooded, with flash flood watches stretching all the way to southern Indiana and northern Kentucky. Major flash flooding continues to slam parts of the Mississippi Valley, keeping some roads closed.