Utah Transit Authority Boosts Productivity With Mobile Maintenance App


Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides a public mass transportation system that includes a fleet of over a thousand vehicles from buses to locomotives covering a 1,600 square mile service area. Data integrity is crucial to meeting regulatory requirements and safely getting Utah residents from point A to point B on time. Transit Agency Streamlines Operations With Digital Supply Chain Platform.

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OceanWaves: Why aren’t ports 100% digitally connected?

The Supply Chain Journal

SPEAKERS: Lori Ann LaRocco, CNBC senior editor of guests and a FreightWaves contributor; Jack Hedge, executive director of the Utah Inland Port Authority; and Andrew Scott, founder and CEO of QuayChain Technologies.

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Southwest coalition seeks to connect supply chains ‘growing chaotically’

The Supply Chain Journal

that seeks to stage certain logistics activities in Nevada, Utah and Arizona and away from the densely populated metropolitan and port areas in California. The supply chains of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona are inextricably linked and growing chaotically.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

The Rio Grande’s management decided not to continue laying track toward Utah; instead they opted for a more southerly route. A month later, on December 19th, the railroad arrived at the state line but could not build any further until corporate charters were received to enter Utah.

Maersk Acquires E-Commerce Logistics Companies in U.S. and Europe

Supply Chain Brain

and headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah Moller – Maersk has announced the acquisition of Visible Supply Chain Management, a business-to-consumer (B2C) logistics company focused on B2C parcel delivery and B2C fulfillment services in the U.S.,

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Supply Chain News on Which US States are Best for Manufacturing 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Utah Edges Out Usual Winner Indiana to Top the List, as SCDigest Turns Letter Grades into Numeric Score from Ball State Data

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Blizzard keeps trucking through Rockies

The Supply Chain Journal

Most of the snow so far has hit eastern Idaho, southern Montana and northern Wyoming, but will spread Tuesday across the rest of Wyoming, eastern Montana, Utah and western Colorado. Interstate 15 from Butte, Montana, to Cedar City, Utah.

Snowstorm to slam Rockies early this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Across many high elevations of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado, the National Weather Service is forecasting 1 to 2 feet of snow to pile up. Prior to dawn on Tuesday, Utah’s Wasatch Range and Uinta Mountains will likely experience intensifying snowfall rates.

Severe storm threat keeps trucking through Plains this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Severe storms slammed the nation’s heartland over the weekend from Texas and New Mexico to Colorado, Utah and the Central Plains. Check out this baseball sized hail that fell in Snyder just a few moments ago! Picture from Brandi Garza.

This Week in Logistics News (June 4 – 10)

Logistics Viewpoints

Descartes Systems Group , a global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has spent $65 million to acquire a Utah firm that provides e-commerce multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions.

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JBS cyberattack: Livestock haulers feel brunt of plant shutdowns

The Supply Chain Journal

Truck driver Darwin Hershberger was preparing to transport cattle from Wyoming to Utah on Monday morning when the feedlot owner told him the load was canceled.

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Hot Shots: Flying car, commemorative train, major floods and more

The Supply Chain Journal

Thunderstorms produced gully washers Tuesday in Utah’s Zion National Park in the southwestern part of the state. Utah's Zion National Park closed yesterday after it was hit by flash flooding. Most of Utah has been in a severe or exceptional drought since last September.

Hot Shots: Fire train, dust storm, fierce flood

The Supply Chain Journal

A dust storm Sunday in Utah led to a major pileup, eight deaths and several critical injuries. We have updated our news release to reflect the latest number of fatalities in the Millard County: 7 [link] pic.twitter.com/4X1njhlW2Y — Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) July 26, 2021.

This Week in Logistics News (May 21 – 27)

Logistics Viewpoints

households across six states – Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Texas, Utah and Virginia. I was fortunate enough to spend the beginning of this week at Manhattan Associates’ Momentum user conference. It was great to be back in person at a conference, seeing people face to face.

School’s out of stock

The Supply Chain Journal

Utah sandstorm causes carnage. Utah Highway Patrol. RIP — A sandstorm in Utah on Sunday night led to a tragic series of accidents where eight people died in a 22-vehicle pileup. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

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Flood risk stays afloat amid Southwest monsoons

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has flash flood watches in place across large portions of Arizona and New Mexico, as well as smaller sections of southeastern Utah and southern Colorado. Truckers will have to dodge monsoonal thunderstorms for another day in the Desert Southwest.

Dangerous triple-digit heat wave continues across West

The Supply Chain Journal

Records could be tied or broken again Monday and Tuesday in many parts of Nevada and California, with records also possible in portions of Utah, northwestern Arizona, eastern Oregon and southern Idaho.

Truckers facing severe storm risks across US

The Supply Chain Journal

Monsoonal rains may cause flooding problems in Arizona and southern Utah, with flash flood watches in place Tuesday and Wednesday. Heat and humidity are building up across several areas of the country, leading to good odds of truckers running into showers and thunderstorms.

Heat wave scorching the West again

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has excessive heat warnings posted across most of California, much of Utah, the western half of Arizona, southern and western Nevada, southern and eastern Oregon, as well as southern Idaho.

Stormy weekend ahead for truckers in Plains

The Supply Chain Journal

The risk of wildfires sparking and spreading will increase Friday in southwestern Colorado and southern Utah. The threat in Utah may linger into Saturday.

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Large wildfires lead to road closures in Arizona

The Supply Chain Journal

Fire weather conditions will be especially favorable in western Colorado, much of Utah, southern Nevada, portions of eastern California and far western Arizona. Here are few more photos from one of our AZ511 cameras on US 60.

Strong crosswinds for truckers out West

The Supply Chain Journal

This includes western Colorado, most of Utah, northwestern New Mexico and northern Arizona. A strong frontal boundary Thursday will produce gusty winds across many portions of the West from Montana to Arizona.

US wants to reclaim critical rare earth supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

The metal started in a mine in southern Georgia, then was shipped to a Utah processing plant and finally to a rare earth elements separation facility in Estonia. Chemours (NYSE: CC ), and is processed by Energy Fuels in Utah. On July 7, Energy Fuels Inc.

Where Business is Done with Thibault Serlet

The Logistics of Logistics

He is an expert on Special Economic Zones (SEZs), and is the Founder of Startup Societies Foundation, a Utah based non-profit think tank that studies Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and publishes an academic journal. Where Business is Done with Thibault Serlet.

Soaking storms for weekend truckers across South

The Supply Chain Journal

The heat will also crank up Friday and Saturday in northern Utah, including Salt Lake City, where temperatures will exceed 100 degrees. As if parts of the South haven’t had enough rain this spring, more is on the way this weekend.

Flood threat continues on Southeast trucking lanes

The Supply Chain Journal

The heaviest snow this weekend will likely hit northeastern Utah. Truckers will hit more periods of torrential rain Friday in the Southeast, with additional areas of flash flooding likely. More flood photos from Highway 119 last night.

Technology enables new business opportunities

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Royal Wholesale Electric is a distributor based in Salt Lake City, Utah, specialising in electrical components for use in automation and industrial applications

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Intermodal Summit: Precision scheduled railroading ‘all about doing more with less’

The Supply Chain Journal

So it’s not uncommon at all to see this train being held in Utah for seven hours or more, because it’s got another train of the same length going the other way. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ Intermodal Summit.

Large wildfires still burning millions of acres out West

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has flash flood watches in place for the Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, and Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico, metropolitan areas, as well as southern Utah and portions of western Colorado.

GLS to handle last-mile deliveries for Sendle in Western US

The Supply Chain Journal

The agreement will enable e-commerce sellers to send goods through the Sendle shipping network for one-day and two-day delivery in Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

FDA inks mutual reliance agreements with California, Florida, Utah, Wisconsin. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has entered into domestic mutual reliance agreements with California, Florida, Utah and Wisconsin.

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An interview with Eric Engebretsen, Account Executive


Eric is originally from Utah and a graduate of Brigham Young University in his home state. He relocated to San Francisco a few years ago to jumpstart his career in tech.

Ideanomics acquires EV maker Via Motors in deal worth as much as $630M

The Supply Chain Journal

Under the terms, Ideanomics ( NASDAQ: IDEX ) will purchase Orem, Utah-based Via in an all-stock transaction, with Via stockholders receiving 162 million shares of Ideanomics common stock at a $2.34-per-share valuation as of Aug.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 30 – November 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

And third, the Port of Long Beach announced a separate plan to move many of those lingering containers off the docks by shifting them to Utah through a deal with the Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) and Union Pacific Railroad.

Record-breaking heat wave this week for truckers in the West

The Supply Chain Journal

The NWS has also posted these alerts for most of Nevada, Utah and Arizona, as well as the western half of New Mexico. A brutal heat wave that began over the weekend will spread across more Western states all week long.