South Dakota waives hours of service to help petroleum resupply

The Supply Chain Journal

South Dakota has responded to the issue of a tight market for fuel tanker trucks by extending allowable hours of service for petroleum deliveries until Aug. Additionally, a spokesman for South Dakota Gov.

Flatbed Demand Surges in Oregon and South Dakota

DAT Solutions

South Dakota has also been a hot state for flatbeds lately, with lots of loads originating in the Rapid City market. Demand has declined for flatbeds in the East and South Central regions , partly due to reductions in the steel and energy industries, respectively. 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.


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Feds award $275 million to ease truck congestion

The Supply Chain Journal

The South Dakota Department of Transportation was awarded $61.6 million to the North Dakota Department of Transportation to construct passing lanes along approximately 165 miles of two-lane U.S. 52 between Carrington and six miles north of Kenmare, North Dakota.

South Dakota v. Wayfair: a brief update on “economic nexus” and how manufacturers should respond


Back in October, in “What Businesses Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Wayfair Decision,” we took a look at what was happening in the wake of the Court’s June ruling that economic nexus was, under certain circumstances, enough to allow a state to collect sales tax from a company who had business transactions within that state’s borders, even if the company lacked a physical presence in the state. Manufacturing manufacturers sales tax economic nexus

Canadian Pacific, CN argue which is better for grain shippers

The Supply Chain Journal

CP circulated a news release on Thursday that said it has the support of grain and other shippers across North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.

Drilling Deep: Economist Perry on bull-versus-bear debate in freight

The Supply Chain Journal

South Dakota waives hours of service rules to help petroleum resuppl y. The bull-verus-bear showdown is present in markets at all times. Freight is no exception.

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

Truckers facing severe storm risks across US

The Supply Chain Journal

Gusty winds, large hail and a few isolated tornadoes could impact drivers on the Interstate 25 and 90 corridors from Billings, Montana, to northeastern Wyoming, far northern Nebraska and Rapid City, South Dakota.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

The highways are open now, but there are still flood warnings in six states: Nebraska, parts of neighboring South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota, plus eastern Arizona and western Mississippi. Just as rates were about to turn around, they took another hit last week. Extreme weather closed highways and forced cancellations and delays. A huge snowstorm in Denver last week closed three interstate highways: I-25, I-70 and I-76.

Severe storm threat keeps trucking through Plains this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Five tornadoes popped up Saturday through Sunday, touching down in Colorado, Texas and South Dakota. There’s an elevated risk of wildfires sparking and spreading in northeastern Montana and much of South Dakota.

NASCES 2016: End-to-End Supply Chain Management Transformations


The percentage of people with disabilities employed was highest in South Dakota (50.1 by Trevor Miles I was at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago earlier this week. I’m a pretty jaded conference goer, so it is difficult to please me, but I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the keynotes and sessions I attended. The general theme of the conference was about transformational change.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Other states with significant turkey production include Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Dakota, Utah, and California. As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table. At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally.

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Preventing Covid-19 From Outrunning Humanity

MIT Supply Chain

Two recent mutations, the UK’s 202012/01 and the South African 501.V2, are more transmissible than the original virus by an estimated 50%. in South Dakota to 1.32

Scorching heat wave returning to Plains, South

The Supply Chain Journal

Oppressive heat and humidity will spread across parts of the Plains and the South over the next two days. In the western half of North Dakota, highs will reach the 90s Tuesday in Bismarck, Williston and Dickinson, with heat index levels up to 105 degrees. Deep South.

BNSF clears sites in Texas and Montana for industrial development

The Supply Chain Journal

Among the other areas hosting at least one of BNSF’s 29 certified sites are Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

3 more states waive targeted hours-of-service rules for 30 days

The Supply Chain Journal

The steps by Minnesota, Wyoming and Iowa to declare a state of emergency as the basis for the waiver follow a recent decision by South Dakota to also implement a 30-day HOS waiver, with that state citing driver availability as well.

COVID-19 Virus is expected to reduce meat selection and raise prices

Operations and Supply Chain Management

And Smithfield Foods halted production at its plant in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Marc Perrone, the union president, said 13 plants in Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wisconsin and Alberta, Canada, have been closed at least temporarily because of the pandemic. David Pitt , 4/27/2020 Associated Press.

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Heyl Truck Lines buys regional carrier Holiday Express

The Supply Chain Journal

The more than 70-year-old company operates a hub-and-spoke network out of its terminals in Iowa, South Dakota, Texas, Florida and Okotoks, Alberta. Akron, Iowa-based carrier Heyl Truck Lines announced that it has acquired fellow family-owned carrier Holiday Express Corp.

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Mastering Menards Delivery through Retail Specialized Logistics

Zipline Logistics

Menards services 12 distribution centers throughout its territory with facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri, and South Dakota.

What Businesses Need to Know About the Supreme Court’s Wayfair Decision


In South Dakota v. In June 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling that could have a significant impact on businesses in every state. Wayfair Inc. , the court ruled that states can require out-of-state sellers to collect and remit sales tax based on the establishment of an economic nexus instead of just a physical presence in the state.

Ohio transportation company, 3 trucking affiliates file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Among the transportation company’s top unsecured creditors are its factoring company, CarrierNet Group Financial of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, owed nearly $208,000; First Financial Bank of Cincinnati, owed $179,000; and De Lage Landen of Wayne, Pennsylvania, owed nearly $25,000 for vehicle loans.

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What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


North Dakota. South Carolina. South Dakota. 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?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops


North Dakota in 1992) that opined state and local sales tax compliance was too complicated to inflict on out-of-state businesses; and the emergence of ecommerce. South Dakota v. In June 2018, however , the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of the state in South Dakota v. In the opinion, the Court highlighted the following three aspects of South Dakota’s sales tax system that appeared designed to prevent undue burdens on interstate commerce.

An Entrepreneurial Spirit


I am from a small town in South Dakota and my roots are a big part of who I am. Christina Luna, senior director, digital experience at Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software), channels her entrepreneurial spirit in everything she does in her role and 15-year career at the company.

Flood threat lingers for truckers in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s been a wet week across much of the Deep South and parts of the Gulf Coast, with more rain to come. Insights News Weather and Critical Events Deep South flash flooding rain road closures thunderstorms

2 contracts in 2 weeks: XPO, Teamsters come to agreement in Trenton

The Supply Chain Journal

South Dakota waives hours of service rules to help petroleum resuppl y. The Teamsters union now has a second contract in place with XPO.

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Florida to require e-commerce sellers to collect sales tax

The Supply Chain Journal

In South Dakota v. E-commerce companies selling products to Florida residents in the state will have to collect a 6% sales tax starting July 1. Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law earlier this week. The new tax is expected to raise $1 billion in new revenue.

FedEx Freight customer dump shows LTL carriers in driver’s seat

The Supply Chain Journal

A carrier may be able to profitably handle a move from Chicago to Dallas because it has many trucks moving in that direction on a regular basis, but going to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, may require extra time and resources. “To

Debt ratings review: Pilot remains ‘strong operator’

The Supply Chain Journal

South Dakota waives hours of service rules to help petroleum resuppl y. A review of Pilot Travel Center’s debt by the two largest debt rating agencies paint a picture of a company that is stable and in a strong position as the freight market continues to grow.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Covering loads has been easy in the Northeast, except outbound South Texas, Southern California, and Florida as capacity out of these regions is tighter with produce heating up. Outbound freight from South Texas continues to increase in volume, as a result capacity has tightened.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

The threat for severe storms Wednesday stretches from the Texas Panhandle to western Iowa, southern South Dakota, as well as eastern parts of Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico. Watch out for windy conditions Tuesday from the Dakotas into Minnesota.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

No issues cover ing loads throughout the market, except for outbound freight from California, South Texas, Georgia, and Florida to the N ortheast as capacity is tighter. South Texas is heating up for outbound volume as capacity tightens in relation to more orders. North Dakota ?

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Still easy to cover for all markets except outbound south Texas and Florida to the northeast as capacity out of these markets is harder to come by. . South Texas is heating up for outbound volume and capacity has tightened in response. North Dakota . South Carolina .

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Red Owl had loyal employees and customers

The Supply Chain Journal

At that time, the company operated 441 stores in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Red Owl was a grocery store chain headquartered in Hopkins, Minnesota, that operated in that state and the upper Midwest.

Freight Rates Dip while Load Availability Climbs

DAT Solutions

Other states, such as South Dakota and Vermont, show as dark red in this Hot States Map from August 9-15 , meaning that they had high load-to-truck ratios. Freight volume increased slightly for vans on the spot market last week, but truckload capacity increased more, so the national average load-to-truck ratio edged down from 1.9 loads per truck on DAT Load Boards.