FreightWaves Classics: Port of Philadelphia has served region for 300+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

ports on the nation’s East Coast, Philadelphia has been a center of international commerce for over 300 years. Today, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) has a leading position in several areas of trade. A drawing of Philadelphia and its port in colonial America.

FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: Reading Railroad lived and died with coal

The Supply Chain Journal

At Port Clinton the coal could be transferred to the Schuylkill Navigation Company’s canal, which linked Reading and Philadelphia. The Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. The P&R hauled anthracite coal to Philadelphia. Photo: Free Library of Philadelphia).


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Mother’s Day Truck Convoy helps Make-A-Wish children

The Supply Chain Journal

The Make-A-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware and Susquehanna Valley chapter will continue its annual Mother’s Day tradition of hosting one of the world’s largest fundraising truck convoys.

Case closed: How drug ring hid $1B worth of coke on a single ship

The Supply Chain Journal

More than two years after a record 20 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion was found aboard the ship when it docked in Philadelphia, eight seafarers have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms. The record bust in Philadelphia. The U.S.

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How Do You Impress a City? - UCLA Real Estate Wire

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Billion Philadelphia skyscraper. The Comcast Innovation and Technology Center - Philadelphia, PA. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact. For blog inquiries: For media inquiries: For general inquiries: Links. Homepage. Alumni & Friends. News & Events. Research Briefs. Working Papers. Resources. Archives. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013.

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Stats to Know for 2021

Freight Center

The term " Black Friday " originated in Philadelphia, in the early 1960s. Philadelphia police griped about the congested streets, clogged with motorists and pedestrians heading to the Army-Navy football game while looking for deals the day after Thanksgiving, calling it “ Black Friday.”.

Flooding rain, severe storms for truckers east of the Mississippi

The Supply Chain Journal

Interstate 76 from Somerset, Pennsylvania, to Philadelphia. Interstate 95 from Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Philadelphia. It’s been a wet week across much of the South, but the flood threat is shifting to other regions the next couple of days.

Imported produce fuel winter reefer demand

DAT Solutions

Even in the midst of winter when produce loading opportunities in most areas are on the decline, ports like Philadelphia and Wilmington, DE, are flush with imports.

IFDA SMart Conference 2019


iTradeNetwork is excited to attend the IFDA SMart Conference July 28-30, 2019 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. IFDA, The International Foodservice Distributors Association, is the leading trade association for the foodservice distribution industry and serves to represent the distributor community, one of the largest sectors of the food and beverage industry as a whole.

Understanding Conrail with Brian Gorton

The Logistics of Logistics

It operates three networks—the North Jersey, South Jersey/Philadelphia, and Detroit Shared Assets Areas, where it serves as a contract local carrier and switching company for its owners, CSX Transportation and the Norfolk Southern Railway. Understanding Conrail with Brian Gorton.

4 reasons not to miss the Quintiq World Tour

DELMIA Quintiq

Robert Meyers , Planning Manager Americas, BP Lubricants, Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2014. Lora Cecere , Supply Chain Insights, Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia 2014. Future stops include London, Beijing, Paris, Sydney and Philadelphia, with the tour landing in Amsterdam in November. Another year, another stretch goal. Your boss is expecting you to squeeze every last dollar of efficiency out of your plans.

Truckers face ongoing flood threat in Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

The watches include the Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas. Interstate 76 from Philadelphia to Fort Littleton, Pennsylvania.

On the Floor this Week at the 2015 Digital Summit

ModusLink Corporation

We’re highlighting our four minute click-to-ship capability in Philadelphia Every year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) puts on the Digital Summit to foster productive discussion amongst the brightest and most innovative players in the digital retail world.

This Week in Logistics News (January 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

They will meet the Philadelphia Eagles, who crushed the Minnesota Vikings 38-7 in the NFC title game, a week from Sunday in Minneapolis, MN. In yet another impressive comeback, the New England Patriots topped the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC title game to move on to their 10th Super Bowl, and 8th in the Belichick – Brady era. Logistically, hosting the Super Bowl is no easy feat, given everything that goes into it. The […].

Drug distributors propose wide-ranging opioid settlement

The Supply Chain Journal

The reaction: Several states called the settlement proposal a victory, but lawyers for Washington state and Philadelphia are calling it insufficient. “It This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

Drilling Deep: ‘Final milers’ get together in Philly

The Supply Chain Journal

That mission brought together hundreds of attendees to an exhibition in Philadelphia recently. Of all the tough parts of the supply chain, getting products into a person’s home is the most challenging.

20 tons of coke = 40+ years in prison for MSC container-ship crew

The Supply Chain Journal

When authorities raided the ship upon its arrival at Packer Marine Terminal in Philadelphia on June 17, 2019, they found 20 tons of cocaine aboard. Bosko Markovic began working for ocean carrier Mediterranean Shipping Co. MSC) in 2008.

You Gotta Love a Good Comeback Story

Consumer Goods Logistics

Being from Philadelphia originally, I’m certainly a sucker for Rocky (see the movie Creed , by the way) – the quintessential comeback movie. I was reading an article on the turnaround of Hostess. I love a good comeback story. supply chain talent

Target takes ownership of the e-commerce experience

The Supply Chain Journal

Target’s chief supply chain and logistics officer, told the audience during a keynote address on Wednesday at the Home Delivery World 2021 conference in Philadelphia.

ThankX Delivery Services!

Supply Chain Game Changer

In March 2020, Real Estate Investor/Tax Analyst Carlos Colon (a Philadelphia native, raised in Puerto Rico) decided to bring an idea of his to life; one which was building in his heart for a long period of time. opening multiple offices to serve the Philadelphia and South Jersey area.

FreightWaves Classics: Pennsylvania Turnpike was nation’s first superhighway (Part 3)

The Supply Chain Journal

In fact, four months before the Turnpike opened, Governor James signed legislation that authorized an eastward extension of the Turnpike to Philadelphia. A bond sale to begin the Philadelphia Extension netted $87 million. The new Philadelphia Extension was opened on November 15, 1950.

Urb-E, Tortoise to partner with AxleHire on zero-emission delivery pilots

The Supply Chain Journal

We’ve deployed with AxleHire and shown we can do it at scale, and it’s cheaper than gas,” Urb-E co-founder and CEO Charles Jolley told Modern Shipper at this week’s Home Delivery World 2021 conference in Philadelphia.

UPS unit Marken expands network to support clinical trial logistics demand

The Supply Chain Journal

The company will also add square footage in Louisville, Kentucky, home of UPS’ primary global air hub, and Great Valley, Pennsylvania, west of Philadelphia. Marken, a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS Inc.

Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Heat advisories remain posted for the Philadelphia metropolitan area; southern New York; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston; southern New Hampshire; northwestern Vermont; and eastern Maine. Mother Nature will drop more unwelcome rain in the south-central U.S.

Is Workforce Planning the Weakest Link in Your Supply Chain Transformation Journey?

Talking Logistics

For example, at the Quintiq World Tour Philadelphia conference last October, Southwest Airlines, which has more than 18,000 employees across 90+ airports, discussed how trying to do headcount planning, schedule development, and scenario evaluation manually, while taking into account regulations and labor agreements, was becoming a losing battle for them.

Northwest triple-digit heat wave coming this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Included in this risk are Des Moines, Iowa; Peoria, Illinois; Indianapolis; Columbus, Ohio; Charleston, West Virginia; Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Allentown and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Baltimore; Washington; New York City; the Delmarva Peninsula; and all of New Jersey.

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Touchless Black Friday

Enterra Insights

But the truth is that Black Friday owes its name to the Philadelphia Police Department, which did not have profitability in mind.”[1] In the middle years of the twentieth century, the scene was often particularly bad in Philadelphia, where the annual Army-Navy football game was regularly played on the weekend after Thanksgiving. This Black Friday will be like no other. To understand why it will be so different, we need a little history lesson.

US settles labor dispute with Mexican auto parts factory

The Supply Chain Journal

Philadelphia-based Cardone Industries Inc. The U.S. parent company of a Mexican auto parts factory has agreed to recognize worker rights and pay back wages to laid-off employees to settle a labor rights complaint filed under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

The Supply Chain Journal

High heat continues in Philadelphia; Boston; Hartford, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and Minneapolis-St. After repeated rounds of heavy rainfall pounded the south-central U.S. over the past few weeks, the threat will shift northeastward the rest of this week.

2021 Produce Season Transportation Capacity Outlook and How to Navigate the Market


The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) publishes weekly reports on the state of produce transit, and across the board, markets from Atlanta through Philadelphia report shortages. Following a year of disruption, the tidal wave of shortages seems to be a recurring theme.

High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This will make travel dicey in places such as Baltimore; Washington; Philadelphia; New York City; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston; as well as Providence, Rhode Island. This weekend will get off to a shaky start for truckers in the Northeast as winds intensify.

Wet weekend ahead for truckers in Eastern US

The Supply Chain Journal

This would impact places like Cincinnati; Louisville, Kentucky; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; Philadelphia; New York City; and Boston. Truckers will face a wet weekend from the Mississippi Valley to the East Coast.

First USMCA labor complaint filed against Mexican auto parts supplier

The Supply Chain Journal

Tridonex is a subsidiary of Philadelphia-based Cardone Industries. A Mexican auto parts supplier became the first company to receive a labor violation complaint under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) on Monday.

Hot Shots: Wildfires, floods, lucky landing and more

The Supply Chain Journal

The young pilot released his banner into the ocean and attempted to return to Ocean City Municipal Airport, according to WCAU-TV in Philadelphia. tedgreenbergNBC has the 911 call and the latest on the investigation: [link] — NBC10 Philadelphia (@NBCPhiladelphia) July 20, 2021.

Walmart reigns in grocery delivery wars, but Instacart is pushing hard

The Supply Chain Journal

The latter two are regional firms, with PeaPod operating primarily on the East Coast and FreshDirect in the New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., January was the peak sales month for online grocery sales, reaching $9.3