Lest We Forget

Kinaxis

He had been part of the Normandy invasion, the ship he was stationed on involved in the seaborne attack at Omaha Beach. That no one will ever be tasked with finding ways to transport thousands of injured and fallen soldiers home to their families – or deal with digging the graves for those who were left behind. by Alexa Cheater Today is Remembrance Day (also known as Veterans Day in the US).

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Network Consolidation: A Step Forward for Market-Driven Value Networks?

Supply Chain Shaman

GT Nexus evolved as a Software as a Service (SaaS) application for transportation while GXS/OpenText evolved from the EDI VAN technologies. Today, GHX, a healthcare consortia, acquired Omaha, NE-based, privately held H-Card, LLC, known as Hap-X. Market-driven Value Networks: An adaptive network focused on a value-based outcomes.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 7-11, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In the case of supply chain, the focus is on trade agreements and transportation infrastructure investments. Amid tightening budgets, Alphabet decelerates drone projects (Omaha World-Herald). September 2016 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). Brexit passed. The Cubs won the World Series. Donald Trump won the presidency. What’s next? In each case, the sun rose and set the next day, and it rose again today.

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Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

Big carriers are feeling the pinch as Werner Enterprises reported a 13 percent drop in first quarter earnings, Knight Transportation first quarter earnings fell 24 percent and Swift Transportation first quarter earnings sank 16 percent from last year. . Please give us a call if there are any opportunities at your company for distribution centers or help in transportation. Manufacturing is steady.

Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

Big carriers are feeling the pinch as Werner Enterprises reported a 13 percent drop in first quarter earnings, Knight Transportation first quarter earnings fell 24 percent and Swift Transportation first quarter earnings sank 16 percent from last year. . Please give us a call if there are any opportunities at your company for distribution centers or help in transportation. Manufacturing is steady.

Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

ATA announced that the Department of Transportation data showed that fatal truck accidents fell 5 percent in 2014. Wagner Logistics has been honored 15 years in a row by Inbound Logistics as a Top 100 3PL provider, we offer dedicated warehousing, transportation management, packaging and assembly operations across the United States with over 3,000,000 sq. Retail Sales . . households cut back on purchasing autos in March contributing to the weak GDP performance in the first quarter.

Psychic Truck Lines

Tailwind

Okay… well the reason I was phoning in is that I have a full truck…” “Load of Kick-a-poo Joy Juice going from Omaha out to the west coast and you need it there on Friday.”. “Um… The post Psychic Truck Lines appeared first on Tailwind Transportation Software. “Thanks for calling Psychic Truck Lines – that will be $3,495 before taxes”. “Um…

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The Red Poppy Express

Tailwind

Eisenhower, who led the Allied forces to the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy – Gold, Sword, Juno, Utah, Omaha – on June 6th, 1944 alloyed the a combined force of: 6,939 naval vessels 11,590 aircraft 156,00 allied troops ​ Within four days, 326,000 troops, and 106,428 tons of supplies had landed on the beaches of Normandy – owing to the sacrifice of some 4,413 allied soldiers who died that day.

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‘Truckemon Go’ trucking software app

Tailwind

We have half or our drivers in the nation now congregating at these gol’ darned Truck-e-mon Stops,” said Armand Roadstrips, Chief Dispatch Officer of Central Trucking out of Omaha Nebraska. The post ‘Truckemon Go’ trucking software app appeared first on Tailwind Transportation Software. “Look… I just found a Load over by the hockey arena!”.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins

EFT

The twelve industries covered by the NMI that showing December growth are: Mining; Retail Trade; Finance & Insurance; Information; Arts, Entertainment & Recreation; Construction; Health Care & Social Assistance; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; Utilities; Transportation & Warehousing; and Accommodation & Food Services. . The rising Consumer Price Index ( CPI ), up 2.1

American Idle

Tailwind

We now get to select the one winner who will get to go on for an all expenses trip paid to Omaha Nebraska for the national American Idle competition. Pratt VP Marketing & Sales Tailwind Transportation Software ​ American Idle Welcome to the 4th season of American Idle, Ladies & Gentlemen. My name is Ryan SeatRest and I am going to be your emcee for this afternoon show. And here are our 3 fantastic judges who are going to rate the driving skills of our three drivers.

Expect Traffic Jams on Monday, as Eclipse Crosses 8 States

DAT Solutions

According to an article in Transport Topics , some state agencies are changing their delivery schedules from Friday, August 18 through Tuesday, August 22, but there's not much else they can do besides issue warnings. Lincoln and Grand Island, NE (Omaha market, I-35). The solar eclipse will traverse the country from West to East on Monday morning.