Truck crash closes large sections of I-84 in Oregon

The Supply Chain Journal

Virtually all eastbound and westbound lanes on a stretch of Interstate 84 are closed in eastern Oregon due to a truck crash. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) said it happened Wednesday morning near mile post (MP) 238 in the Meacham area.

Oregon’s Bootleg fire burning out of control

The Supply Chain Journal

Located in southern Oregon, the fire was first reported on July 6, covered 212,377 acres as of early Thursday morning and is only 5% contained. Dry and windy conditions contributed to another day of active fire behavior on the Bootleg fire burning in southern Oregon.

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Oregon Businesses to Collaborate on Supply Chain Transparency Initiative

Supply Chain Brain

A group of Oregon companies, business associations, and academic institutions today announced the formation of the Oregon Transparency Initiative (OTI), a public-private collaboration created to boost the transparency of Oregon’s supply chains

Oregon’s Bootleg fire now as big as New York City

The Supply Chain Journal

The Bootleg fire in southern Oregon has been burning since early July and now covers a little more than 300,000 acres — the size of New York City. A 300,000+ acre fire in southern Oregon.

Best Fleets to Drive For: Central Oregon Truck Co.

The Supply Chain Journal

Fleet: Central Oregon Truck Co. Central Oregon Truck Co. News Truckload Truckload Indexes Best Fleets to Drive For CarriersEdge Central Oregon Truck Company Truck drivers truckload Truckload Carriers Association

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).

2 Oregon delivery providers drop Amazon; e-tailer says they demanded $36M

The Supply Chain Journal

Two delivery companies in the Portland, Oregon, area have quit Amazon ( NASDAQ: AMZN ). Under Oregon law, the DSPs must schedule the drivers at least six days in advance, but neither company knows until a day or two before whether there is work for that driver.

Largest wildfire in US nearly 400,000 acres in size

The Supply Chain Journal

As of Wednesday evening, the Bootleg fire had merged with the nearby Log fire and was scorching almost 400,000 acres in southern Oregon. Smoke from the fire is highly visible from Oregon State Highway 140, Sprague River Highway and the town of Chiloquin.

Large Western wildfires continue charring millions of acres

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s been burning in southern Oregon since July 6. Highs will range from the mid-90s to 110 degrees, and heat index values could be as high as 110 in the Plains and South, with actual temperatures of 105 to 110 in central and eastern Montana, southern Idaho and eastern Oregon.

Large wildfires still burning millions of acres out West

The Supply Chain Journal

The Bootleg fire in southern Oregon is the largest in the country, first reported on July 6. Smoke from the fire is highly visible from Oregon State Highway 140, Sprague River Highway and the town of Chiloquin.

Hot Shots: Wildfires, floods, lucky landing and more

The Supply Chain Journal

UPDATE: @NOAA 's #GOES17 continues to monitor Oregon's #BootlegFire from 22,300 miles up, seen here last evening as it was flaring up. The largest is the Bootleg fire, which has been burning in southern Oregon since July 6.

Wildfires halt Union Pacific, BNSF trains in Northern California

The Supply Chain Journal

railroads Union Pacific and BNSF have been grappling with wildfires in California and Oregon that have closed portions of their networks. News Rail Top Stories BNSF California northern california Oregon Union Pacific wildfiresWestern U.S.

Hot Shots: Truck spill, fearsome fires and more

The Supply Chain Journal

This week features a truck spill in Oregon that shut down an interstate highway, the exploding Caldor fire in eastern California and more. A truck carrying barrels of apple juice concentrate crashed late Wednesday morning on Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon.

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.

FreightWaves Classics: I-5 runs from Mexico to Canada (Part 1 – California)

The Supply Chain Journal

It generally runs parallel to the Pacific coast in the states of California, Oregon and Washington. Parts of what was US 99 are now part of California State Route 99, Oregon Route 99, and Washington State Route 99. Overview. There are 70 primary interstate highways in the Dwight D.

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.

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.

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? 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?

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.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (July 2, 2021)

Talking Logistics

It was extremely hot in Eugene, Oregon (111F). My first flight in more than a year began with a 3-hour delay. Some things just don’t change. But the plane took off and landed, which made it a good flight, nonetheless. So hot that they delayed the Track & Field Olympic Trials by 5 hours on.

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

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.

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

Elevated wildfire risk sweeping across the West

The Supply Chain Journal

The largest one reported to InciWeb , the National Fire Information Center’s website, is the Bootleg fire in southern Oregon. Dozens of wildfires are still burning across the West, a few of them now covering more than 100,000 acres each.

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

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Portland helps serve the Pacific Northwest… and beyond

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Portland is responsible for oversight of Portland International Airport, general aviation, and marine activities in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. The port owns four marine terminals, including Oregon’s only deep-draft container port, as well as three airports.

Heat waves scorching two coasts heading into weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

New daily record highs were set Thursday in Eugene and Redmond, Oregon, where the mercury climbed to 103 and 101 degrees, respectively. Warnings are also in place for the Pendleton, Salem and Medford, Oregon, areas, as well as far Northern California.

Northern California wildfires damage BNSF’s rail infrastructure

The Supply Chain Journal

BNSF ( NYSE: BRK.B ) suspended rail operations between Stockton, California, and Klamath Falls, Oregon, because of wildfires in the region. Multiple wildfires in Northern California have caused “significant damage” to BNSF ’s rail infrastructure in the area, and the threat isn’t over yet.

Northwest triple-digit heat wave coming this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has heat advisories and excessive heat warnings in place for eastern Washington and northern Idaho, as well as portions of western Oregon and northern California.

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Dangerous triple-digit heat wave continues across West

The Supply Chain Journal

Records could be tied or broken again Monday and Tuesday in many parts of Nevada and California, with records also possible in portions of Utah, northwestern Arizona, eastern Oregon and southern Idaho.

Washington state issues emergency outdoor heat exposure rule for workers

The Supply Chain Journal

Washington followed in Oregon’s footsteps. More than 180 people died in Washington and Oregon combined during the June heat wave, including an Oregon farmworker whose body was found in a blueberry field.

Rail Roundup: TRAC Intermodal, Wabtec, EPA and UP

The Supply Chain Journal

Environmental Protection Agency has settled with Union Pacific over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act when a crude oil train derailed near the Columbia River in Oregon in June 2016. Investments spanning decade total more than $1 billion: TRAC Intermodal.

5 states with toughest chain laws for truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Oregon. Oregon’s chain law applies to all highways in the state. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) told FreightWaves that, beginning Sept. Studded tires are legal in Oregon from Nov.

The Best States to Buy a Car In!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In addition, Alaska, Montana, Delaware, Oregon, and New Hampshire have no statewide sales tax. At the same time, you can find some of the lowest car dealer fees in Oregon, New York, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer.

Record-breaking heat wave coming to Northwest

The Supply Chain Journal

Highs will soar into the 90s and triple digits from far northern California to Oregon, Washington and Idaho, as well as far northwestern sections of Montana and Nevada.

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Exclusive: SEKO Logistics chartering vessels for clients

The Supply Chain Journal

The charters are destined to smaller ports on the West Coast such as Portland, Oregon, and San Diego. “We SEKO Logistics tells American Shipper it is expanding its logistics footprint by chartering vessels. The logistics provider began chartering the box ships in July. “We