The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. Even if you don’t grow or ship produce, your transportation performance and spend can still be directly impacted. When crops are moved at high volume, available capacity is diminished as carriers devote a sizable portion of their fleets to produce season transportation. How Produce Season Transportation Affects Rates and Capacity – State by State.

New Report Unveils Top 5 Transportation Issues Expected in 2014

Tompkins Blog

RALEIGH, NC — Shippers and carriers this year can expect to see many new trends related to transportation, as well as a continuation of several critical challenges from 2013. Trends in the Transportation Industry , a report by Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium, pulls back the curtain on today’s hottest transportation issues. The transportation industry can expect to see these new issues emerge throughout 2014: Shift from diesel to natural gas.

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Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

Supply Chain View from the Field

I spent the day in Washington DC listening to a variety of really intelligent people talk about transportation planning models. A very interesting presentation was made by the Jennifer Murray on freight planning in Wisconsin. As a result of the sudden explosion in the need for this sand, which has a very specific quality characteristic that is required, the entire transportation landscape is changing, wiht increased pressure on railroads and highways never seen before.

Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership

The Logistics of Logistics

He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. When you have chosen a 3PL partner, insure that you have an effective Service Level Agreement (SLA) with accompanying Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to manage the Service Level of the 3PL. This SLA/KPI has to be negotiated and agreed upon by you and your 3PL partner.This negotiation time can take three (3) to Six (6) months.

Signing a Trucking Contract

The Logistics of Logistics

Check the terms and conditions (boilerplate) of the contract with your lawyer or a Transportation Consultant or both. If the carrier has a Transportation Management System (TMS), it is imperative to include a clause that says you, the customer, will share the benefits of TMS Optimization of routes, loads and modes of the goods the carrier hauls for you. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up mostly in Madison, Wisconsin. I enrolled in the forestry program at the University of Wisconsin, but two years in I had an epiphany that I wanted to pursue business. I graduated with a major in finance, investment, and banking from the University of Wisconsin. [02:44] Most transportation providers help their customers save money by reducing freight costs – negotiating better rates, finding cheaper carriers, volume, different modes, etc.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?


Wisconsin. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDIWhen 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?”.

The Future of the Trucking Industry: What it Means for Manufacturing

USC Consulting Group

In 2018, Wisconsin-based trucking company manager Boris Strbac told The Washington Post that “people don’t respect truck drivers. Produce often must travel long distances to reach the nation’s restaurants, grocery stores, and cafes, and their transport is typically done via truck. Food & Beverage Logistics Manufacturing Supply Chain Labor Planning Labor Shortage Skilled Workforce Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Optimization Transportation Trucking Industry

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.

This Week in Logistics News (October 24-28, 2016)

Talking Logistics

In 2012, for example, he was elected as a fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), where he served as chair of the Sections and Societies Subcommittee and as president of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section. Almost three years ago, Wisconsin beer company Lakemaid used a drone to deliver beer to ice fishermen , an operation the FAA quickly shut down. I should have gotten the email by now.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

By consolidating the shipment of bagged fertilizer and growing media goods into regional on-site warehouses, the Company has been able to: • Maximize truckload space, reducing overall delivered mileage and transportation costs. Emerging Trends Environment Freight & Transportation News & Info Supply Chain Management green supply chain sustainability sustainable A new 100,000-sq. warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn.

Becoming More Confident on the Phone with Chris Jolly

The Logistics of Logistics

Chris is an experienced freight sales coach and consultant who helps transportation and logistics professionals grow their sales. Chris has over 14 years of experience in transportation with the bulk of his experience in freight brokerage.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll


To address these problems the tiny state is taking on a $5 billion programme to try and overhaul the transportation network by 2025, a cost equivalent to nearly $5,000 per citizen. US News Best States for Transportation Rank. Wisconsin. Wisconsin. #34.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

The company has operations in more than 40 countries and specializes in integrating different modes of transport in logistics solutions. DSV Panalpina DSV Panalpina is a Dutch logistics company with services offering road, rail, sea, and air transport founded in 1976.

4 Revolutionary Changes in Biofuel!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There is a general assumption that biofuel is only used in the transport industry. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created a new chemical process that converts cellulose derived from agricultural waste into gasoline and jet fuel. While biofuel for transportation is the main agenda in biofuel research, most products such as paints and plastics are derived from petroleum, which is replaceable with new biofuel forms. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

Solving Final Mile Logistics and Earning Customer Loyalty

Talking Logistics

Free delivery typically means Ground transport with an expected transit period of 5 -10 business days. Mr. Rhodeen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Understanding customer expectations is a priority for businesses in all verticals and meeting (or, ideally, exceeding) those expectations is crucial to winning customer loyalty. This is true of your customers and your customers’ customers.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

I’d advise shippers to not get complacent about transportation costs for the longer term, however. Crops are also strong in nearby Wisconsin and Minnesota, despite flooding in the Red River Valley. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes. Capacity finds those opportunities, and throughout 2016, spot markets have restored 'normalcy' without generating the ripple effects that typically drive contract rates higher.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Transportation could be impacted in Illinois. Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. Wisconsin. Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 26. Vendors should ensure their partners are operational before shipping to or from Wisconsin. Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter.

The Way to Real Time Supply Chain

The Logistics of Logistics

At the same time, transportation costs are rising across more complicated supply chains. Optimizing execution requires real-time visibility into shipping processes and track-and-trace capabilities, along with automated warehouse and distribution processes and advanced transportation planning. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Combined Distribution Network (CDN)

The Logistics of Logistics

In one area – vessel supply and support- CDN use has resulted in almost 70 percent reduction in transportation costs. This data will allow stakeholders to clearly understand the current transportation or warehousing structure as well as to establish an accurate cost baseline by which all optimization would be evaluated. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Transportation?could Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa.?? . Wisconsin ? . The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Gov. Vendors will not likely have any issue when shipping to or from Wisconsin.?? . Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter.? . As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. .

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Vendors should not expect much transportation disruption in Iowa. . Wisconsin . Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has extended the state’s stay-at-home order through May 26. Vendors should ensure their partners are operational before shipping to or from Wisconsin. . Remain in-the-know of transportation market updates by signing up for Zipline’s monthly e-newsletter. .

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Holland is a regional LTL carrier that provides service to the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin. Yellow Transportation was founded in 1924 by A.J. Yellow Transportation and Roadway formally merged to create YRC Worldwide in 2009. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B

Truck Fuel Consumption: Driving and Savings

The Logistics of Logistics

According to statistics published in the Transportation Energy Data Book, the average fuel economy for dual-tire tractor-trailer combinations was 6.73 He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In studying truck fuel consumption and fuel costs in detail, I found the following facts to be true: Truck drivers face challenges, and those that best manage truck fuel consumption enjoy a competitive advantage over the rest.

Insights from RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference: Top 3 Ways the Retail Revolution Impacts the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

When I call myself fortunate for attending I’m not just referring to leaving my home in Wisconsin for warmer temperatures in Orlando; I’m talking about the value gained from a retail show specifically focused on logistics. Supply Chain Supply Chain Management Transportation & Logistics jda JDA Software jdasoftware logistics retail RILA rile supply chain conference supply chain supply chain management tom kozenski warehousing

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

CombineNet and Transplace Extend Partnership in Delivering Advanced Transportation Procurement Solution to North America. transport companies are cashing in on the Mexico trade boom, if you are a 3PL or transportation company and you’re not involved in cross-border shipping with Mexico, then you are missing out on a growing business.

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Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. September also happens to be potato harvest season in Wisconsin , and reefer rates have soared 30% out of Green Bay in the past month. Relief efforts are underway in Florida, and our hearts go out to those recovering from Hurricane Irma.

Score a Supply Chain Touchdown Using Social Media

CH Robinson Transportfolio

This strategy can easily be applied to just about any field, including the supply chain and transportation industry. Just as Ill continue to use social media every day at work, I know that when I watch the Gophers beat Wisconsin this year Ill be tuned in to social media. It may be summer now, but thoughts of autumn are already in my head. For many people that means the leaves change colors, kids go back to school, and more comfortable temperatures are on their way.

Fostering E-commerce Growth with Jonathan Kish

The Logistics of Logistics

I ended up selling small parcel to companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin for a few years before transitioning into selling transportation management solutions to companies in the Pacific Northwest. [02:25] Transportation companies are not a replacement for e-commerce partners. Transportation companies have designed their networks over decades, not around the needs of shoppers in 2019. [10:56] [00:21] Opening / Introduction. [01:27] 01:27] Tell us about your background.

The Seven Million Mile Man

BluJay Solutions

Doug has a BBA in Management Information Systems and an MBA in International Business from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Lastly, it’s an exciting market, the transportation market. We're pretty darn good at transportation and freight forwarding, customs and brokerage. Doug Braun was named CEO of Kewill last October after more than three years at the helm of International Business Systems [IBS].

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

Regarding the Texas lawsuit, it’s unclear whether the court will hold a hearing or issue any decision before December 1, according to Will Sehestedt, government affairs manager for the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), a trade organization for freight brokers. New overtime rules set to take effect on December 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S.

Nestlé Posts Strong Performance During Pandemic

Enterra Insights

Emma Grey Ellis ( @EmmaGreyEllis ) reports, “All over the country, from New York to Wisconsin and North Carolina to Colorado and New Mexico, animal shelters are reporting massive upswings in the numbers of animals they’ve been able to adopt out or place in foster homes. Anyone following the stock market knows the roller coaster ride it has taken since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. One company doing well during the outbreak is Nestlé, the world’s largest food company.

DOT Gives $500 Million in Grants to Much-Needed Infrastructure Projects

GTG Technology Group

The Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program is a federal grant program that funds projects within the federal trade corridors. This year, the grant program focused on projects that considered the future of transportation, making the nation’s roads safer and more innovative. Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are included in the grant.

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Fulfillment, Network Expansion, and the Implications on Inventory Management


Your total costs decrease initially as you reduce transportation costs and recover lost sales, but eventually increase again as your inventory & warehousing costs continue to rise. Ben holds a PhD in Operations Research and an MBA with a concentration in Supply Chain from the University of Wisconsin. We live in a time where customers prefer, expect, and demand immediate fulfillment of their orders.

America’s Most Luxurious Truck Stops

GTG Technology Group

Highlands Petro (Racine, Wisconsin). Industry News DMS drayage drayage technology IMS Intermodal transportation truck stops trucking TuckersTruck stops have come a long way over the years. In fact, it’s safe to say that some are simply awe-inspiring. Whether you’re looking for a luxury stop to spend the night, or a truck stop that doubles as an amusement park, there’s something out there for every taste.