FreightWaves Classics: Interstate 5 runs from Mexico to Canada (Part 2 – Oregon and Washington)

The Supply Chain Journal

This article focuses on I-5 in the states of Oregon and Washington. It generally runs parallel to the Pacific coast in the states of California, Oregon and Washington. Interstate 5 in Oregon. Photo: Oregon Department of Transportation).

Truck-focused Electric Island charging site opens in Portland, Oregon

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE) opened their Electric Island charging project near the truck maker’s Oregon headquarters Wednesday.

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Columbia Distributing selects Canby, Oregon for new metro area warehouse

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Primary Event: 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Europe Image Caption: Rendering of Columbia Distributing's future warehouse in Canby, Oregon. Précis: Columbia Distributing, along with partners Meritage and Trammell Crow Company (TCC), announce that Canby, Oregon will become home to Columbia's new Portland Metro Area warehouse Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Industrial Region: North America Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report The approx.

Central Oregon Truck hauls Capitol Christmas Tree

DAT Solutions

Central Oregon Truck Company , based in Redmond, Oregon, was chosen to transport an 80-foot noble fir from Oregon's Willamette National Forest to the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree and to represent the great state of Oregon during the tree's journey to Washington, D.C.," Route follows the Oregon Trail. The Capitol Christmas tree tour began November 9 in Sweet Home, Oregon. Central Oregon Truck Company has been a DAT customer for 15 years.

My Worst Load Ever: Hauling Oregon Potato Chips to Texas

DAT Solutions

October 1, searching for a load in Prineville, Oregon - I off-loaded in the afternoon. October 2 , picking up in Hermiston, Oregon - I had to call on loads as far as 200 miles away, just to find something that would get me going. The worst load of my career started off as just another day in early October, 2013. I was unable to find a reload that day.

Flatbed Demand Surges in Oregon and South Dakota

DAT Solutions

The heaviest demand was concentrated in Western Oregon and Northern California. The Pacific Northwest continues to offer high load-to-truck ratios for flatbeds, as shown in this Hot States Map for the week of September 20-26. South Dakota has also been a hot state for flatbeds lately, with lots of loads originating in the Rapid City market. As a national average, flatbed load availability rose 1.3% last week, but the increased demand was offset by a 1.1% uptick in truck capacity.

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Tompkins Blog

The post Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon appeared first on Tompkins International. By Lisa Kennedy Project Manager, Tompkins International It was inevitable. We knew a detailed look into how FedEx manages its drivers would happen, and it was only a matter of time before the courts would deem them employees. Uniforms, vehicle requirements, company logos, contractual requirements—who else could the contractors work for? Logistics service providers who.

Where are Your Drivers? Trucker Lost in Oregon Woods for Days with Wrong GPS Info

Loginext

A trucker was lost in snow-covered woods in Oregon for four days when the wrong address was plugged into the GPS. Know where your drivers are at all times. He managed to survive and walk back to more populated areas when his truck got stuck on small roads.

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Tompkins Blog

The post Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon appeared first on Tompkins International. By Lisa Kennedy Project Manager, Tompkins International It was inevitable. We knew a detailed look into how FedEx manages its drivers would happen, and it was only a matter of time before the courts would deem them employees. Uniforms, vehicle requirements, company logos, contractual requirements—who else could the contractors work for? Logistics service providers who.

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Tompkins Blog

The post Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon appeared first on Tompkins International. By Lisa Kennedy Project Manager, Tompkins International It was inevitable. We knew a detailed look into how FedEx manages its drivers would happen, and it was only a matter of time before the courts would deem them employees. Uniforms, vehicle requirements, company logos, contractual requirements—who else could the contractors work for? Logistics service providers who.

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Tompkins Blog

The post Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon appeared first on Tompkins International. By Lisa Kennedy. Project Manager, Tompkins International. It was inevitable. We knew a detailed look into how FedEx manages its drivers would happen, and it was only a matter of time before the courts would deem them employees. Uniforms, vehicle requirements, company logos, contractual requirements—who else could the contractors work for?

Keeping Your Supply Chain Ahead of Winter Weather This Holiday Season

Kuebix

It revealed that regions from southwest Oregon into California, the Great Basin, Desert Southwest and […]. It’s the holiday season and the skies aren’t hesitating to remind us that things are about to get very, very cold! Supply chains everywhere are getting ready for the impact.

Chainsaw Maker Massacres Supply Chain Inefficiencies

Inbound Logistics

Oregon-based manufacturer Blount International was bleeding money from leaks all across its supply chain. It found that the correct application of the right data management technology provided and maintained by the right partner was the solution to the problem

Routing Software Separates Losers from Weiners

Inbound Logistics

Oregon-based manufacturer Blount International was bleeding money from leaks all across its supply chain. It found that the correct application of the right data management technology provided and maintained by the right partner was the solution to the problem

All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 1.14 - 1.18

Freight Plus

Legacy procurement systems cause Oregon office to overspend by up to $1.6B, TMS market matures as shippers see millions in savings, Ecom boom congestion costs billions, FedEx's foray into final-mile bulky goods, and much more in this week's ATSCNYNTK

The state of electric trucks — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

Aneja discusses a number of recent advances in the electric delivery truck world, from the order books being opened for the eCascadia and eM2 trucks to a new heavy-duty vehicle charging station opening up in Portland, Oregon.

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19

Logility

The Tillamook County Creamery Association donated $100,000 to coronavirus relief across Oregon and has increased production to serve increased demand from consumers. [ [link] ] Thermo Fisher.

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

GlobalTranz

Eastbound lanes of I-84 in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge are closed. UPDATE: 02.15.21. According to weather.com, “more than 2 million Texas homes and businesses were without power Monday morning as record-breaking cold and Winter Storm Uri extended an icy grip across the central United States.”

This Week in Logistics News (August 29 – September 4)

Logistics Viewpoints

In 1887, Oregon became the first state to recognize it as a holiday. Did You Know??? The development of Labor Day as a national holiday in the US was a local-to-national process. It began with municipal ordinances in 1885. In 1894, the US Congress passed an act designating Labor Day as a legal national holiday, […]. This Week in News

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Direct-to-consumer brand Misfits Market achieves unicorn status

The Supply Chain Journal

Expansion into the Pacific Northwest began on Wednesday when the company started taking orders in Oregon and Washington. Food waste in the United States is estimated between 30% and 40% of the total food supply, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Lumber prices to the moon ?? — WTT [newsletter]

The Supply Chain Journal

Today, the charging station at Electric Island, the first known freight charging station on the I-5 corridor, shows that Oregon is the ideal place to innovate and develop 21st century transportation infrastructure.” — Oregon Gov. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

Borderlands: Is ‘sureshoring’ the next big thing in cross-border trade?

The Supply Chain Journal

Sureshoring was also a concept discussed at FreightWaves Global Supply Chain Week in March by Rich Mason, executive adviser to Portland, Oregon-based Parsons Corp., Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

Food Industry News Round-Up: August 28

ITradeNetwork

This increase comes as acres of young hazelnut orchards planted over the past decade reach nut-bearing age, especially in Oregon, which grows 99% of U.S. Hazelnuts on Track for Historic Crop.

First UPS U.S. Delivery eBike Debuts in Portland, Ore

Supply Chain 24/7

UPS is now delivering some of its packages in Portland, Oregon, with a prototype electric-assist tricycle, with plans to deploy additional e-bike deliveries next year if successful to help solve the ever-evolving demands of urban logistics

Sustainability is a Competitive Advantage with Justin Goldston

The Logistics of Logistics

academic institutions to be a member of all four federal research programs (along with Cornell University, Oregon State University, and the University of Hawai?i Sustainability is a Competitive Advantage with Justin Goldston.

How H2 PowerTech Accelerates Product Development Across the Globe

Arena Solutions

H2 PowerTech has sites in Bend, Oregon, for research and development and in Taiwan for manufacturing and test. Taiwan can now access the most current product design from Oregon’s R&D center at any time and be confident that it is always accurate. Today’s high tech electronics products are increasingly complex as they leverage hardware, electronics, and software. To create a single product might involve sourcing hundreds or thousands of components from multiple suppliers.

Borderlands: Is ‘sureshoring’ the next big thing in cross-border trade?

The Supply Chain Journal

Sureshoring was also a concept discussed at FreightWaves Global Supply Chain Week in March by Rich Mason, executive adviser to Portland, Oregon-based Parsons Corp., Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

4 Tips to Ensure the Upcoming Eclipse Doesn’t Leave Your Supply Chain in the Dark

TMC

The Oregon Department of Transportation states the eclipse will cause “the biggest traffic event in Oregon history.” The state is regulating that no over-width loads are allowed to operate anywhere in Oregon from noon on Friday, August 18, through 12:01 a.m. From hurricanes to cyber-attacks, supply chain managers have to anticipate and manage the impacts of unplanned disruptions.

A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report

GlobalTranz

Unfortunately, others have seen container traffic come to a dead halt, as was the case in Portland, Oregon. On June 23, 2015, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( CSCMP ) released the “State of Logistics Report,” which happens to be in its 26 th year. For members of the CSCMP , the cost of the report is free, but it stands out at $295.00 for everyone else.

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Meet Graham – The Road Warrior from Down Under

The Network Effect

NPR) The biggest rises in traffic deaths were in: Oregon +27% Georgia +22% Florida +18% Some states saw a decline in traffic deaths: New Mexico -20% Kansas -7% New Jersey […]. In 2015 38,300 people were killed on U.S. roads, and 4.4 million were seriously injured, meaning 2015 likely was the deadliest driving year since 2008.

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4 Tips to Ensure the Upcoming Eclipse Doesn’t Leave Your Supply Chain in the Dark

TMC

The Oregon Department of Transportation states the eclipse will cause “the biggest traffic event in Oregon history.” The state is regulating that no over-width loads are allowed to operate anywhere in Oregon from noon on Friday, August 18, through 12:01 a.m. From hurricanes to cyber-attacks, supply chain managers have to anticipate and manage the impacts of unplanned disruptions.

New Legend energizes local lanes, ordering 50 Freightliner eCascadias

The Supply Chain Journal

Legend currently operates local lanes in Phoenix, Dallas and Portland, Oregon, but as the company grows, it plans on continuing to bring zero-emissions transport to more large cities. New Legend Inc.

LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

The company was founded by Leland James in Portland, Oregon. LTL Carrier Profile: Con-Way Freight. Con-Way Freight is the second largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.3B in sales (estimated 2012). Con-Way Freight has 9.4% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. Con-Way Freight is the largest of three 3 operating units owned by Con-Way Inc. The other operating units are: Menlo Worldwide Logistics and Con-Way Truckload.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

The largest impacts start in the South and move their way up the US latitudinally – think Florida to Georgia to North Carolina, and Texas to California to Washington to Oregon. Oregon. Oregon farms produce a diverse set of crops.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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