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. 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. 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.

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.,

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

Consumers Demand Supply Chain Accountability Down to the Last Straw

Material Handling & 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.

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).

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.

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.

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. .

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.

How much lower will freight rates fall?

DAT Solutions

Stockton, CA to Portland, OR, was up 13¢ to $2.63. Has money been a little tighter for your business lately? If you're a small carrier or owner-operator, you're not alone. Freight rates have been in decline since the calendar flipped to 2019.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & Logistics

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

Where's the Freight? 5 Markets with Lots of Van Loads

DAT Solutions

PORTLAND, OR: The Pacific Northwest is hot for both van and reefer freight. Portland cracked the top 20 for load posts, with a load-to-truck ratio that's also well above the national average. The national average van rate rose 1¢ 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.

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.

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.

Reefer Demand Spikes During Inspection Blitz

DAT Solutions

to Portland, OR was up 45¢ to $3.33/mile. Sacramento to Portland added 50¢ to 3.21/mile. Refrigerated freight was met with tight capacity last week, with the annual Roadcheck inspection blitz taking many trucks off the road.

Reefer Rates Respond to New Regulations and Pre-Holiday Urgency

DAT Solutions

California lane rates had some dramatic increases: Sacramento to Portland, OR, soared 91¢ to $3.78/mile. Last week was a short week, as most carriers needed to get drivers home in time for the Christmas weekend.