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Less than Truckload Freight Rates: St. Louis, Missouri

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LTL Freight Rates: from Major Cities in the USA & Canada to St. Louis, Missouri. From Saint Louis MO to Downsview ON : $271.49 From Miami FL to Saint Louis MO: $225.45 From Savannah GA to Saint Louis MO: $224.87 From Saint Louis MO to Cary NC : $264.26

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Logistics Leadership: The New Spirit of St. Louis

Inbound Logistics

For site selection teams, the St. Louis area’s logistics advantages make it ideal for storing and moving product

FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad made key acquisition in 1940

The Supply Chain Journal

By acquiring the M&O, the GM&O took possession of a network of nearly 2,000 miles of M&O track that connected St. Louis with the key port cities of Mobile and New Orleans. Louis. Before the end of the 1880s, the M&O had direct entry into St. Louis.

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ITF Group offers Pop-up Fulfillment Pod solution for small shippers

The Supply Chain Journal

That pressure is spurring creativity for St. Louis-based ITF Group, a tailored-solutions 3PL with its own assets and warehouses that was featured on a recent episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? The network of warehouses that we have in St. According to April data from the U.S.

Professor Emeritus Eric Flamholtz Honored - UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

UCLA Anderson Professor Emeritus Eric Flamholtz was honored by his alma mater, Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, as one of their 2014 "Distinguished Alumni of the Year. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014. December 2013. November 2013. October 2013. Blogroll. Wall Street Journal. UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate. UCLA Anderson Speaker Series.

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

The Supply Chain Journal

Downpours could also hit places like St. Louis, Chicago and Indianapolis later Thursday into Friday, leading to localized flash flooding. Truckers face another day of delays as heavy rain persists in areas from Texas to the Great Lakes.

Truckers facing severe storm threat in heartland

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes Wichita and Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City, St. Louis and Jefferson City, Missouri; the western suburbs of Chicago; Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin; the southern suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Louis again); far southern parts of Iowa and Nebraska; and western Illinois.

Illinois trucking manager sentenced in $625K fraud scheme

The Supply Chain Journal

Federal prosecutors say Mayer, who worked as the manager of Jung Truck Service’s East St. An Illinois man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for defrauding the family-owned trucking company where he worked of nearly $625,000. Once released from prison, Timothy P.

Snowstorm to slam Rockies early this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Severe storms will produce areas of dangerous winds, large hail and tornadoes Monday across the Midwest, including Milwaukee, Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis. The first major storm of the season is set to blanket the Rockies with heavy snow through midweek.

Stormy week ahead for many US truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes places such as Lubbock, Texas; Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; St. Dicey weather could slow down truckers and supply chains this week across the eastern half the country.

Port Houston awards $99M for expansion projects

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis-based McCarthy has worked on various projects at Port Houston over the past 30 years. McCarthy Construction Cos. was recently awarded three construction projects aimed at expanding cargo capacity at Port Houston and the Houston Ship Channel.

FRA, states develop 40-year plan to bolster Midwest passenger rail

The Supply Chain Journal

The plan seeks to examine how to develop Midwest intercity passenger rail connections through 2055, and it focuses on four “cornerstone corridors”: Chicago-Minneapolis-St. Paul, Chicago-St. Louis, Chicago-Indianapolis and Chicago-Detroit.

3 Ways to Avoid Freight Fireworks

CargoBarn

But, it won’t matter if you’re headed for Kaboom Town in Addison, Texas, America’s Biggest Birthday Party in St. Louis, or the Southeast’s largest fireworks show at Look Up Atlanta – CargoBarn has a few simple steps to help you avoid any freight fireworks this summer.

Federal watchdog sues BNSF over alleged sexual harassment

The Supply Chain Journal

Baran, regional attorney for the EEOC’s St. Louis District Office. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit on behalf of female employees alleging a sexually hostile work environment at BNSF ’s rail yard in Alliance, Nebraska.

Online marketplace DrivrzXchange partners with ACERTUS

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis-based ACERTUS is a technology-enabled automotive logistics and services provider. DrivrzXchange , an online car marketplace platform, has reached an agreement with ACERTUS to facilitate the pickup and delivery of all cars bought and sold on DrivrzXchange.

Severe storms to slam nation’s heartland

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes cities such as Midland (again), as well as Dallas-Fort Worth; Oklahoma City; Little Rock, Arkansas; Kansas City; and St. Louis. A potential significant severe weather outbreak is brewing in the Plains.

OceanWaves: Are SMBs being left out in the cold?

The Supply Chain Journal

SPEAKER: Caitlin Murphy is the founder and CEO of Global Gateway Logistics, a freight forwarding and NVOCC firm headquartered in St. Louis. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ OceanWaves Summit on Wednesday. TOPIC: Are SMBs being left out in the cold?

Another day of severe weather for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

More specifically, this includes Dallas-Fort Worth, Midland-Odessa, Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene and Wichita Falls, Texas; Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; Kansas City, Jefferson City, Springfield and St.

Ida’s flood threat keeps trucking across US

The Supply Chain Journal

Between 10 and 11 inches of rain fell near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, and streets were also flooded in Hattiesburg and Meridian, Mississippi. Despite weakening to a tropical depression, Ida isn’t done wreaking havoc on portions of the country.

Three Ways Center-of-Gravity Studies Lead You Astray

Logility

The center of gravity analysis would suggest a site north and west of Peoria (in a corn field), but the optimum location is just south of St. Louis. ( Or a cautionary tale about cutting corners.). Are you helping your teenagers with their SAT preparation?

FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: The Nickel Plate Line was a major player in the Midwest (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

The New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad’s (NYC&StL) 2,200-mile rail network linked Buffalo with Chicago and St. Louis. In addition to the railroad’s main line, a branch was planned to St. Louis. .

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Southern Pacific Railroad

The Supply Chain Journal

At that point it was supposed to join the Atlantic & Pacific Railway, which was being built west from St. Louis. Louis Southwestern Railway on April 19, 1932. The St. Louis. Louis, via Kansas City.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Illinois Central Railroad (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

The IC acquired both railroads and merged them into its Chicago, St. Louis & New Orleans (CStL&NO) on November 8, 1877. October 1895 – the St. Louis, Alton & Terre Haute Railroad was leased; it provided track to St. Louis.

Scorching heat wave returning to Plains, South

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska; Minneapolis; Des Moines, Iowa; western Illinois; St. Louis, Kansas City and Springfield, Missouri; Wichita and Topeka, Kansas; Tulsa, Oklahoma; in addition to Texarkana, Tyler and Lufkin, Texas.

Group to build 1.2 million-square-foot industrial park near Savannah port

The Supply Chain Journal

The Mason Mega Rail project, launched in 2018, is expected to extend the port of Savannah’s reach as far west as St. Louis. Savannah, Georgia’s virtuous cycle of industrial development continued on Wednesday with the announcement that a 1.2

Ida causing widespread road closures in Louisiana

The Supply Chain Journal

Highway 90 from Bay St. Louis to Biloxi, Mississippi, is also closed, mainly due to flooding. Hurricane Ida’s flooding and wicked winds have led to impassable roads in many parts of southeastern Louisiana.

This Week in Logistics News (July 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

Starting this week, customers across the US will begin to see custom electric delivery vehicles from Rivian delivering their Amazon packages , with the electric vehicles hitting the road in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, and St.

Freight Forecast: Is the worst yet to come?

DAT Solutions

That is especially true in the factors affecting the transportation industry, whether it’s the daily truckload rate for St. Louis to Chicago or the global supply and demand for oil or the interest rates for U.S. It’s natural to prefer predictability over surprise in many parts of your life, but as the axiom says, “change is inevitable.” dollar-denominated debt. Last year was a year of extraordinary change. The implementation of the ELD requiremen

Online marketplace DrivrzXchange partners with ACERTUS

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis-based ACERTUS is a technology-enabled automotive logistics and services provider. DrivrzXchange , an online car marketplace platform, has reached an agreement with ACERTUS to facilitate the pickup and delivery of all cars bought and sold on DrivrzXchange.

Regional parcel carrier LSO expanding coverage area

The Supply Chain Journal

Under the expanded network, LSO will begin service in Kansas City and St. Louis and will offer deliveries to Kansas City’s western suburbs that extend into Kansas and eastward from St. Louis into Illinois.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

This would include cities like Dallas-Fort Worth, Oklahoma City, Kansas City and St. Louis. Strong to severe thunderstorms will drench portions of the Plains and Midwest over the next few days, leading to potential delays for truckers.

Missouri trucking company worker gets 6 years for money laundering, fraud

The Supply Chain Journal

The theft was uncovered by the Maczuk family “after an internal audit before Schulte caused irreparable damage to the business,” Special Agent in Charge Richard Quinn of the FBI St. Louis Division said in a statement.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Chicago & North Western Railway

The Supply Chain Journal

The C&NW controlled so much trackage through mergers with and/or acquisitions of other railroads (such as the Chicago Great Western Railway, the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway and others). This was only five days after its owners purchased the bankrupt Chicago, St.

FreightWaves Classics/Fallen Flags: The Nickel Plate Line was a major player in the Midwest (Part 2)

The Supply Chain Journal

Nonetheless, despite the setback, the brothers did add two railroads to the Nickel Plate – the Lake Erie & Western (LE&W) and the Toledo, St. Louis & Western (TStL&W). Louis.

Cass Information Systems offers new freight claim solution for carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

Louis-based Cass Information Systems is a leading provider of integrated information and payment management solutions. Cass Information Systems Inc. NASDAQ: CASS ) recently launched Cass FreightClaim360 , a freight claims management application for carriers and logistical service providers.

Port of Savannah sets another record, but growth seen slowing

The Supply Chain Journal

NYSE:NSC), the two Eastern Class I railroads serving the port, to run trains from Garden City as far west as St. Louis, is expected to be completed by mid-2022.

FreightWaves Classics: I-12 was built to help avoid I-10 in the Bayou State

The Supply Chain Journal

Shortly after crossing into St. This section of US 190 serves as St. From this interchange, I-10 heads southwest toward New Orleans and east toward Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, while I-59 heads north toward Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Not all logistics providers walk the visibility and tailored-solutions talk

The Supply Chain Journal

In 2021, she partnered with ITF Group, a St. Louis-based, asset-based 3PL that offers total solutions with warehousing for shippers of all sizes.

CSX, NS and Amtrak spar over Gulf Coast service

The Supply Chain Journal

According to Amtrak’s filing, Amtrak has been working with CSX to allow Amtrak to “(1) conduct a survey for an interim layover track in Mobile; (2) undertake repairs to stations in Bay St.