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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Southwest coalition seeks to connect supply chains ‘growing chaotically’

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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.


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

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

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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.

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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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.

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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School’s out of stock

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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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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.

US wants to reclaim critical rare earth supply chain

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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.

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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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.

FreightWaves Classics: I-15 runs from southern California through the Intermountain West

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The highway passes through California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Idaho and Montana. Once I-15 was substantially done, US 91 was decommissioned (except for one section in northern Utah/southern Idaho where I-15 followed the route of former U.S. I-15 in Utah.

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.

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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Flood threat keeps trucking across South this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Temperatures in some high elevations of Wyoming, Colorado and Utah will plummet into the 20s Monday night into early Tuesday. Truckers will battle more soaking rain across the Southeast this week, after periods of flash flooding over the weekend. Flooding in Decatur due to heavy rainfall.

Can you hear me? US ports not 100% connected

The Supply Chain Journal

An example of such a partnership is the agreement recently announced by the Utah Inland Port Authority and QuayChain. The fight for a slice of the transportation bill pie is as fierce as a Florentine gladiator match. Lobbyists are doing their best to grab a nibble of this behemoth bill.

Milton’s sell-off: Indicted Nikola founder dumps 7M shares, transfers 600,000 others

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Milton is free on a $100 million bond secured by a 2,000-acre Utah ranch he purchased for $32.5 Indicted Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton sold 7 million of his 79 million shares in the electric truck startup last week, pulling in $71.5

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Hot Shots: Beer spill, flash floods, memorial on a truck and more

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A few inches of snow fell Wednesday morning in northeastern Utah, covering the slopes and some roads in the Uinta Mountains. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so on social media, highlighting images in trucking, transportation and weather.

Kyrie Irving and Fleeting assist drivers on the rebound – WTT [newsletter]

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Fillmore, Utah, Volunteer Fire Department. Fire — Two truckers ended up in the hospital after their rig drove into a median while southbound on Interstate 15, according to Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter.

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Viewpoint: Why are transport leaders investing in digital tech that isn’t working?

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He graduated from the University of Utah with a doctorate in communications. This commentary was written by Reginald Twigg, director of product marketing at ABBYY.

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Direct-to-consumer brand Misfits Market achieves unicorn status

The Supply Chain Journal

The company is now expanding west, setting up a West Coast headquarters in Utah and building a regional facility with plans to bring more than 2,000 jobs to the area within the next five years.

6 Applications and Implications of Blockchain Technology in Transportation Management


He now lives in the Silicon Slopes of Utah with his wife. Let’s talk about Blockchain technology in transportation management. Blockchain tends to be synonymous with cryptocurrencies , but they aren’t equivalent. Rather, it powers cryptocurrencies through digital ledgers. These ledgers track assets, such as money, foodstuffs, and other products, recording them chronologically and distributing them democratically.

Halloween 2021 Predictions

Enterra Insights

” Zone 7 – Southwest (California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona): “Fair skies for trick-or-treaters but it’s going to be chillier than average so bundle up.”

How Elementum Helps Minimize Damaged Shipments


an interior design firm and online furniture and homewares store in Utah. I’m frequently hearing from supply chain leaders who want to make a bigger financial impact on their businesses, but they’re constrained by limited resources.

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How Elementum Helps Minimize Damaged Shipments


an interior design firm and online furniture and homewares store in Utah. I’m frequently hearing from supply chain leaders who want to make a bigger financial impact on their businesses, but they’re constrained by limited resources.

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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.

Greatest movie truck stunts vol. 1

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Jackknife — One driver on Utah’s I-215 West is lucky to be alive after a jackknife crash nearly sent his truck careening over the edge of an overpass. Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter. In this issue, iconic movie truck stunts, spot market breakdown, shippers vs. carriers and more.

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Questions remain over feasibility of White House testing goals

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Last week, antigen tests made up about 41% of total tests in Utah. This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here. The plan: Last week, the White House released an ambitious plan to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Supply Chain Design: Growing Scope, Community, and Collaboration

Talking Logistics

This trend was clearly evident at the recent LLamasoft SummerCon 2015 Conference in Park City, Utah, where more than 400 attendees — including executives from Land O’Lakes, Kellogg’s, Nike, Ryder, Hewlett Packard, SABMiller, DSW, Cardinal Health, and Wayfair — shared great case studies on their journey and experience with supply chain design.

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Today, there are 8 states in the country, including Nevada, California, Michigan, Florida, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Arizona that are allowing the testing of self-driving vehicles on certain roadways.”. Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics? Will that future arrive soon or many years from now, if ever?

Hot Shots: Fire train, dust storm, fierce flood

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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.

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

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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.

Green Is the New Black: Why Green Manufacturing & Sustainability Matter


As explained by the Utah Chronicle , the U.S. In a blog post earlier this year, we noted how since the election, more manufactures have expressed interest in reshoring and avoiding offshoring entirely. However, manufacturers are considering other ways of improving factories and supply chains as well. Across the U.S.