Closed Loop Recycling Systems are Key to Sustainable Concessions for the Portland Blazers

NC State SCRC

Asean Corporation’s StalkMarket, the Portland Trail Blazers, and the Moda Center. Asean’s StalkMarket brand of Ingeo-based foodservice ware has been growing steadily in the last few years, and the StalkMarket logo is easy to find on a walk through any of Portland’s many coffee shops and restaurants. Mr. Chandler reported that one of the retailers they had contacted was a natural food chain in Portland, and they responded very positively to the idea.

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

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Supply Chain Cartoon Caption Winners for Jan, 27, 2020 Contest

Supply Chain Digest

Greg Fox of DeltaOne Software and Dave Swanson of Portland, Maine, Take Home the Prize with a Great Captions

Global Supply Chain News on Trend to Larger Container Ships Threatens Small and Mid Sized US Ports

Supply Chain Digest

Container Traffic Almost Totally Gone Now from Portland. Impact on US Exports

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Feb. 12, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

Procter and Gamble to Build Future Factorym Driver Turnover Certainly not Improving, Labor Tensions Escalating in China, Hanjin has Had Enough with Port of Portland

Columbia Distributing selects Canby, Oregon for new metro area warehouse

EFT

Walnut in Canby, will consolidate the beverage distributor's three current locations situated on Portland's Swan Island, NW Yeon Avenue and NW Guam Street. Tualatin-based Perlo Construction has been selected as the general contractor and Portland based VLMK Engineering + Design has provided the project design and permitting services. The approx. 530,000-square-foot facility, located at SE 1 st Ave. and S.

UNFI to consolidate five distribution centres into a new 1.2 million-sq-ft and expanded 800,000-sq-ft facilities in Washington

EFT

The Centralia distribution centre is located in close proximity to two existing UNFI DCs in Tacoma and Portland. and a 923,000 square-foot warehouse in Portland, Ore. Once construction of the new Centralia DC is complete and the expansion of the Ridgefield DC is finished, UNFI plans to close its Tacoma, Portland and Auburn warehouses, as well as reduce its dependency on outside storage and third-party logistics services.

An Old Soul Blazing Her Way in Modern World

Supply Chain Nation

Vancouver, Washington (a suburb outside of Portland, Oregon), is now home and I am in total awe of the beauty in the state of Washington. I attended the University of Portland and double-majored in Global Business and Spanish, spending one semester in Spain.

Consumers Demand Supply Chain Accountability Down to the Last Straw

Material Handling and Logistics

Portland, Ore., Is your business at risk due to unethical supply chain practices? The board at Monster Energy Drink had a decision to make.

This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Delivery eBike Debuts In Portland, Ore. According to the press release: This new electrically-assisted tricycle began delivering packages in Portland, Ore., On my morning walks to grade school, I would pretend to be an astronaut, jumping in zero gravity over the sidewalk cracks, my backpack filled with oxygen.

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. 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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Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

UPS’ eBike electric bike program, activated in Portland, Ore., We salute the year’s top advancements in supply chain technology and processes.

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.

Global Logistics News on West Coast Port Talks Reaching Crisis Stage, as Tensions Rising Despite Federal Mediator Joining the Talks

Supply Chain Digest

PMA Presents Work Slowdown Data, While ILWU Walks Out in Portland The Environment has become Worse Since Mediator Scot Beckenbaugh oined Talks Last Week.

How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

Three shippers answered that question during a panel discussion at the 2018 DAT User Conference in Portland, OR. What can shippers do to make their freight attractive to carriers? Here's what they had to say. For industry insights, product training, and networking opportunities, attend DATCON19, October 9 -11 in Austin, TX. Register now and save $300. From left to right, Cori Purrington, David Domencic, and Gerald Hahn during a panel discussion at the DAT User Conference.

The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

These markets are Charlotte, Cincinnati, Denver, Louisville, Orlando, Portland, St. At the beginning of 2020, the commercial real estate market was looking great. Unemployment was low and the economy was strong, giving people confidence to be more assertive with their investments. Businesses were making longer term commitments and investing money to expand their operations. The coronavirus pandemic had a direct impact on distribution strategy, and increased demand for fulfillment services.

Energy Efficiency Is Key to Better Logistics

Material Handling and Logistics

UPS has tested this model in Portland, Pittsburg and Ft. Logistics providers have discovered that sustainability in the supply chain delivers a good ROI.

How the best shippers manage capacity challenges

DAT Solutions

Three shippers answered that question during a panel discussion at the 2018 DAT User Conference in Portland, OR. What can shippers do to make their freight attractive to carriers? Here's what they had to say. For industry insights, product training, and networking opportunities, attend DATCON19, October 9 -11 in Austin, TX. Register now and save $300. From left to right, Cori Purrington, David Domencic, and Gerald Hahn during a panel discussion at the DAT User Conference.

How Important is 1% to Your Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Nation

At that setting, it would miss its intended port by over 100 miles – putting the container ship closer to Vancouver or Portland. Perhaps you’ve seen the recent mobile service ads, where the pitchman talks about a 1 percent difference in reliability. He and other characters in the commercial mock the importance of spending more for only a 1 percent difference in service. Perhaps I’m just tired of seeing this guy; he’s gone from pitching the “Can you hear me now?” provider to this new gig.

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

The properties being acquired by BREP are in high-growth markets such as the San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles areas, Seattle, Miami, New Jersey and Portland, Oregon, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. A recent article in Bloomberg suggests that warehouses are now becoming one of the hottest investments in the market, based on recent moves by the Blackstone Group LP, who are betting $18.7 billion on the shift towards e-commerce.

Daimler Trucks establishes global organisation for highly automated driving

EFT

This new global organization will enable us to even stronger evolve the technology for highly automated driving and vehicle integration for heavy-duty trucks at our Automated Truck Research & Development Center in Portland. The Autonomous Technology Group has experts working in various locations throughout the company's worldwide development network, such as Portland and Stuttgart.

From Materials to Practices: Sustainable Purchasing Groundswell At The SPLC Summit 2019

EcoVadis

Portland has a reputation as a sort of sustainability mecca, so it was certainly an apt site for the SPLC’s annual Summit. Later in the day, University of California CPO Bill Cooper – who championed the EcoVadis ratings program at the UC – brought into sharper focus the Public Sector CPO Perspective on “How Sustainable Procurement Adds Value,” in a panel with two public sector CPO peers from the State of Minnesota, the City of Portland, and State of California.

California Reefer Freight Starts to Heat Up

DAT Solutions

Sacramento to Portland , OR rates soared 31¢ to $2.77 While Sacramento to Portland was up, Los Angeles to Portland rates fell 31¢ to $2.77/mile. Reefer rates rose 10¢ per mile in June, compared to May, landing at $2.12, the highest monthly average in almost two years. Load availability was up 30% compared to May, and 84% compared to June 2015.

Smart Speakers Are Infiltrating Hotels – Will Room Service Ever Be the Same?

AFFLINK

A few months ago, a family in Portland, WA, reported that their Alexa device had recorded and sent conversations to a contact in Seattle, apparently without their knowledge or consent. “Alexa, order fresh towels.”

Rates and Demand Are Still High for Refrigerated Freight

DAT Solutions

Reefer rates on the lane from Sacramento to Portland soared 70¢ to $3.42/mile. Seasonal harvests are winding down, but capacity is still tight for reefer freight. That’s led to higher reefer rates on the West Coast and in the Midwest. Potato shippers seem to be feeling the effects of the ELD protests that have been scattered across the country.

Free Food! You're Invited to a BBQ

DAT Solutions

To thank you for making these past 10 years a success, we’ll be handing out free pulled pork sandwiches and sausages here in Portland, OR, at the Jubitz Truck Stop – where DAT got started almost 40 years ago. Stop by if you’re in the neighborhood: 10210 N Vancouver Way, Portland, OR. DAT and Triumph Business Capital have teamed up for 10 years to help owner-operators and carriers find loads and get paid fast.

What's Hot and What's Not for Vans in February

DAT Solutions

TriHaul of the Week, for Vans: Stockton - Seattle - Portland - Stockton. Minimize the pain by taking a series of shorter hauls: Seattle to Portland , at $2.25/mile, then Portland to Stockton for $1.13. If you have the time, you can even look for a load from Portland to Medford , in southern Oregon, and yet another one from Medford to Stockton. February is usually one of the slowest months for spot market freight, but demand started to pick up last week.

Corporate supply chain social responsibility in the news

Supply Chain View from the Field

The Times article notes that “unauthorized subcontracting, or farming work out, to an unapproved factory (as was the case for the Quaker Pet Group order in China), is “very, very common,” according to Gary Peck, founder and managing director of the S Group, a design and sourcing company based in Portland, Ore.” Today’s New York Times has a front-page story on how supply chain inspections of factories have become a vital link in the supply chain of overseas production.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

America’s Haunted Highways and Byways

Freight Center

Oregon — Portland. The spookiest spot in Portland isn’t on the road, but below it. Today, Portland Underground Tours offers a two-hour walking tour. America is full of spooky places. You probably live near one (or more). If you’re looking to change up your usual Halloween plans, here are five highways and byways in different parts of the country that promise to give you a shiver or two. Vermont — Moretown.

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

DAT Solutions

Crop production is rising out of the Northwest, so reefer rates fell on inbound lanes like Sacramento to Portland , OR. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014. That was back when demand for trucks skyrocketed because extreme winter weather caused massive disruption to supply chains. Last week was also the second week in a row when rates rose in more than 70 of the top 100 van lanes.

How You Can Leverage Your Brewery at BrewCon19

Unleashed

Maria Pearman is based in Portland, Oregon and is a Certified Public Accountant who provides accounting expertise and deep operational knowledge to the brewing industry. Come join us for BrewCon19 in Melbourne for three jam-packed days where you’ll get to attend seminars, listen to great international speakers, learn at workshops and more. Get your tickets because you won’t want to miss out on the largest brewing trade expo in Australia.

Target Expands Curbside Pickup to 1,550 Stores for Back to School

Multichannel Merchant

Markets being added to Drive Up service include Massachusetts (Boston metro area, Springfield, Worcester), Rhode Island (Providence/Warwick), Maine (Portland, Augusta, Bangor) and New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord, Keene). Target is expanding its free curbside pickup program, Drive Up, ahead of the busy back-to-school season, making it available at 1,550 stores and adding coverage in the Northeast, the company reported in a blog post.

This Week in Logistics News (November 3-7, 2014)

Talking Logistics

” Here are some excerpts from the CNBC article: The delivery service will be available to Starbucks loyalty program members as part of its new mobile order and pay app that will launch in Portland next month and nationwide next year. . I’m off to a CSCMP New England Roundtable Executive Breakfast to discuss (what else!) transportation capacity, with Jason Seidl , Managing Director at Cowen and Company, leading the conversation.

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Pentant also helps customers meet UK Revenue & Customs requirements for imports and exports to be managed through an approved inventory control system for the ports of Dover, Portland, Poole, Plymouth, Teignmouth, Bideford and Scrabster, as well as London City and Warton airports. Lots of news to get to this week, so let’s get started… Descartes Acquires e-customs. Descartes Acquires Pentant. SAP Fuels New Era of Social Collaboration to Transform Work.