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 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’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.

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).

Columbia Distributing selects Canby, Oregon for new metro area warehouse

EFT

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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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.”

Truckers owed hundreds of thousands after glass fabricator, affiliates file bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Among the top 20 are several trucking and logistics firms, including Nationwide Logistics of Cincinnati, owed more than $13,150; Combined Transport of Central Point, Oregon, owed nearly $13,000; and Epes Logistics Service of Greensboro, owed nearly $5,800.

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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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.

Kroger partnering with KNAPP to automate Great Lakes Distribution Center

The Supply Chain Journal

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

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.

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.

Borderlands: Shipping container squeeze hits US soybean exporters

The Supply Chain Journal

2 export region is the Pacific Northwest, near Portland, Oregon, or Seattle, Washington. Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade.

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