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. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. When crops are moved at high volume, available capacity is diminished as carriers devote a sizable portion of their fleets to produce season transportation. How Produce Season Transportation Affects Rates and Capacity – State by State.

Planning for a Gas-Fueled Nation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio have become prominent exporters of natural gas, alongside historically productive states such as Texas, Wyoming, and Oklahoma. Featured Strategy Transportation energy bottlebecks energy supply and demand gas pipeline system MIT supply chain master'sAmerica’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.

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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.”. 3PL Episode Highlights Transportation Management C.H. Robinson continuous improvement Kent Stuart Oil and Gas transportation management“Most people who look at the Oil and Gas industry right now are likely to characterize the market as ‘challenged’.”.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Oklahoma. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.

Sourcing Cost and Time Savings for America’s Brightest Orange

Jaggaer

Scott Schlotthauer Chief Procurement Officer Oklahoma State University. Download the Oklahoma State University case study in PDF here. “We “We have captured many benefits thanks to the decision we took to extend our JAGGAER implementation to include sourcing.

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

Kinaxis

2013 – Massive tornado packing 200 mph winds in the Oklahoma City area. For any single event, supply chain planners now must deal with increased demands, limited supplies, risk to transport networks – which could include physical damage or people supporting the network not being able to get to work – and pricing spikes to fuel and other limited commodities.

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. Oklahoma. Oklahoma. #43.

The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill

The Logistics of Logistics

In the logistics and transportation business, competition is intense and increasingly the best 3PLs are developing market segments, so they can customize their services to a specific niche (market segment). Kevin Hill is the Director of Editorial and Research at FreightWaves, which publishes proprietary research on all things transport and logistics. Kevin earned an MBA from the University of Oklahoma. The Niches Have Riches with Kevin Hill.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. Oklahoma. All Oklahoma businesses, except bars, are open with some social distancing restrictions. Vendors should not except many issues when shipping to or from Oklahoma. Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter.

This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Volvo Trucks presents future transport solution with autonomous electric vehicles. Oklahoma grocers set to deploy fleet of autonomous vans for final-mile deliveries (CCJ). In other words, why not transport the trailer with something other than a cab with an empty seat? Another Friday, another flight home from a conference.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Transportation?could Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . Oklahoma ? . All Oklahoma businesses, except bars, are open with some social distancing restrictions.?? . Vendors should not except many issues when shipping to or from Oklahoma.?? . Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter.? .

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. . Oklahoma . All Oklahoma businesses, except bars, are open with some social distancing restrictions. . Vendors should not except many issues when shipping to or from Oklahoma. . Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter. .

Senators introduce DRIVE-Safe Act hoping to address shortage of truckers

EFT

As home to three inland ports, nearly 4,000 miles of rail and over 12,000 miles of highways, Oklahoma is rightfully recognized as and benefits from being one of the nation’s leading transportation hubs and America’s Corner. Though many states allow individuals to obtain a commercial driver’s license at the age 18, federal law currently prohibits those operators from moving goods from state to state until they are 21.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Yellow Transportation was founded in 1924 by A.J. The company was founded in Oklahoma City, OK. Yellow Transportation and Roadway formally merged to create YRC Worldwide in 2009. Transportation Company profile YRC Freight LTL Carrier Profile YRC Freight history YRC Freight info YRC Freight information YRC Freight Overview YRC Freight profile YRC Freight trucks LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight.

Road Report: 2018 OPEX Oil and Gas Summit

TrackVia

One attendee I spoke to worked in the supply chain division for a large petroleum refining, marketing, and transportation company. I had another conversation about manual processes with an executive at a petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company headquartered in Oklahoma City. I recently had the opportunity to attend the Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Summit held in Houston.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

It will take a very long time for freight transportation and logistics to return to normal, after two such monstrous storms in the same month. So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.

This Week in Logistics News (March 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

According to the press release: The propane fleet will replace gasoline- and diesel-fueled vehicles used largely in rural areas in Louisiana and Oklahoma with other states pending. The White House released its Fiscal Year 2015 budget this week, which includes a $302 billion, four-year surface transportation reauthorization proposal that will be paid for, in part, “with transition revenue from business tax reform.”

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5 Best Trucking States in America

GTG Technology Group

The American Journal of Transportation (AJOT) reports that the trucking industry made more than $700 billion last year, so there’s no doubt the trucking industry is booming in the United States. Oklahoma. Based on their positioning along major transportation routes, all 5 best trucking states offer ample opportunities for those in the trucking industry. Oklahoma and Texas both report robust salaries of 50K a year on average, and Tennessee is just behind at 48K.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

Regarding the Texas lawsuit, it’s unclear whether the court will hold a hearing or issue any decision before December 1, according to Will Sehestedt, government affairs manager for the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), a trade organization for freight brokers. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S.

The Last Fast Mile

EFT

Chuck Moyer has spent 37 years in the transportation industry, 31 of them in the same-day sector. · The role of app-driven driven transportation companies. You may need to abandon these services, or serve these needs by partnering with other transportation sectors to build a cost effective customized solution and sets you apart from your competition. Moyer: Suppose you have a truck leaving Los Angeles and going to Cincinnati, with stops in Oklahoma City and St.

With New Fuel Tax Looming, Here’s a Way Logistics Directors can ‘C’ their ‘A’

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Wall Street Journal reports on the swelling support among lawmakers for increases in gas taxes to help offset the mounting costs of the nation’s crumbling transportation infrastructure. If I were a Logistics Director at a company engaged in high volume shipping, I’d be concerned that the resulting rise in transportation costs will be blamed on me and the transportation department.

Harvey and Irma’s Effect on the Logistics Industry

GTG Technology Group

Houston is a Major Transportation Hub. Here’s why Houston is so significant to transportation: Most goods transported from Mexico and South America go through Houston before being routed to their end destinations. The flooding required organizations to divert loads to facilities in Dallas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, areas not accustomed to processing that level of traffic. How Hurricanes Affect Logistics.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Oklahoma. Oklahoma contains several freight hubs. The state of Virginia has great access to intermodal transportation , often making it the most economical choice for outbound shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Oklahoma. Oklahoma contains several freight hubs. The state of Virginia has great access to intermodal transportation , often making it the most economical choice for outbound shipments. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Delaware contains a large number of ports and freights, making intermodal transportation a good choice. Florida embraces a multimodal transportation system, moving over 770 tons of freight annually. Oklahoma. Oklahoma contains several freight hubs. The state of Virginia has great access to intermodal transportation , often making it the most economical choice for outbound shipments. Short Answer: Yes.