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. Route follows the Oregon Trail. 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.

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.

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

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.

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

Aborn and Co.

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

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

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.

Insights into the FedEx Ground Ruling in California and Oregon

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

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.

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

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.

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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

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.

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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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Oregon. When 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?”.

A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

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.

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The Strength of the Pack is the Wolf… The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack!

NC State SCRC

Wolves now number about 1,700 in the Western states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon and Washington.

Intel Facing Class-Action Lawsuits Over Meltdown and Spectre Bugs

Supply Chain Brain

Three separate class-action lawsuits have been filed by plaintiffs in California, Oregon and Indiana seeking compensation, with more expected. The flaws, called Meltdown and Spectre, exist within virtually all modern processors and could allow hackers to steal sensitive data although no data breaches have been reported yet. While Spectre affects processors made by a variety of firms, Meltdown appears to primarily affect Intel processors made since 1995.

Are Digital Watermarks the Future of Supply Chain Optimization?

AFFLINK

But a new partnership between Oregon-based Digimarc and GS1, the company that first developed UPC codes, is pioneering a new solution that promises to enhance everything from supply chain optimization to retail efficiency: digital watermarks.

This Week in Logistics News (February 19-23, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Trump signals he’s open to mileage tax with praise of Oregon program (Reuters). This was school vacation week for my kids, which means it was a working vacation for me — with more emphasis on vacation than working.

Returnable Transport Items – Where is the Next Big Win?

Supply Chain Network

On a recent trip to the Oregon coast I took a photo that I’ve been quite anxious to share. There, along the beautiful, pristine beach, where sea lions gather and people search for seashells, I found this: A beautiful wooden pallet. Lost track of. Serving no purpose. Cluttering the landscape.

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.

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Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Oregon. #4. Oregon. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

NC State SCRC

percent), Oregon (3.6 Unemployment levels are at an all time low. Economists are trumpeting about the economy, and how great this is for everyone. Employers added 228,000 jobs in November, while the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of 4.1%, the government reported in December. The report also showed that on average weekly paychecks increased by 3.1% over the last 12-months, the first time that reading has topped 3% in nearly seven years.

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.

URM™ Stores Inc. Selects Herlitz Inventory Management to Improve Efficiencies and Increase Profits in its Purchasing Process

Herlitz Inventory Management

It is an American retailers’ cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Herlitz Inventory Management deployed its HIMPACT inventory and buying solution to manage over 45,000 SKUs. The solution is scalable and improves forecasting capabilities.

Are Digital Watermarks the Future of Supply Chain Optimization?

AFFLINK

But a new partnership between Oregon-based Digimarc and GS1, the company that first developed UPC codes, is pioneering a new solution that promises to enhance everything from supply chain optimization to retail efficiency: digital watermarks.

From the Archives: The Journeys We Take, The Choices We Make

Talking Logistics

We had just graduated from college, and instead of starting work immediately, we decided to spend most of the summer on the road, making our way from the ocean coast in Connecticut to the ocean shore in Oregon.

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Nike partnership with Flex producing innovation coupled with digitization

NC State SCRC

I spent the last two days meeting with members of the Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing team at Nike, in Beaverton, Oregon. Nike has developed a partnership with NC State’s Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, and we are working together to explore new approaches to creating a sustainable supply chain. The visit comes on the heels of my visit to Flextronics , discussed in my last blog.

Peak Time or Holiday Shipping: Strategies & Tips to Stay Sane, Mitigate Extra Costs, & Keep Customers Happy

Cerasis

If you’re shipping in Oregon, Washington, or the Carolinas then lanes are at capacity. Editor’s Note: This is our second post in a two part series about how to get your logistics and transportation practices in order in time for holiday shipping or peak season crunches.

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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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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7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Then Zelda in Eugene, Oregon orders a Rise ‘N Shine coffeemaker from Bob. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Article provided by Jake Rheude at [link]. Check out 5 E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Choices!

How did that Christmas tree get here?

DAT Solutions

So we asked Carl Johnson, President of Pac West Transport Services , a freight brokerage located in Portland, Oregon. We ship trees out of Oregon and Washington primarily, and greens for wreaths start moving in October.

Life before load boards

DAT Solutions

Dial-A-Truck monitors first appeared at Jubitz Truck Stop in Portland, Oregon in 1978. Meanwhile, the Dial-A-Truck (DAT) service launched at Jubitz Truck Stop in Portland, Oregon, with a video monitor that displayed available loads.

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Last chance to join the 2017 DAT User Conference

DAT Solutions

The conference is October 23-25 in Portland, Oregon. The 2017 DAT User Conference is almost here. If you haven't registered yet, don't miss out on this opportunity to learn how to get the most out of your DAT products. Guests arrive on Monday and sessions run Tuesday and Wednesday.