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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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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.

Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

Further West, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho all appear to be on track for onions and potatoes. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes.

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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?

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, is headquartered in Chandler, AZ and serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction. Although UPS and Fedex may seem like the best options due to their prevalence, it’s important to look into alternative small parcel carriers. These carriers may be able to provide greater flexibility at a similar or lower price.

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Supply Chain Design: Growing Scope, Community, and Collaboration

Talking Logistics

One of my predictions for 2015 was that more companies will start treating Supply Chain Design as a continuous business process instead of a standalone project or a once-a-year exercise.

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Blockchain Points Way to `Massive Change' for Commodity Supply Chain

Material Handling & Logistics

5 technology conference in Park City, Utah. “On In most food-supply chains it might take weeks to figure out where it went from source to destination, and in some cases, the source may not be known, but on a blockchain, it takes just seconds.

Trump's Tariffs Anger US Manufacturers, Business Groups

Material Handling & Logistics

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, said he will continue to push the administration to change course because of the “mounting evidence” that the tariffs will harm U.S.

Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

DAT Solutions

The states named in the lawsuit include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin.

The Next Transportation Industry Disrupter – Hybrid Semi’s. All Hype or Reality?

Oracle SCM

The company is Nikola Motor Company, a Utah based startup, who recently unveiled a compressed natural gas-electric hybrid semi. The Next Industry Disrupter – Hybrid Semi’s. All Hype or Reality? I have to admit that I have been a car and truck geek since I was a little boy.

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The Most Overlooked Cloud Opportunity

Talking Logistics

Trucking companies in Utah with more than 10 refrigerated trucks with the most likes. There are many value propositions associated with cloud (or software-as-a-service) solutions, but the two most cited are lower upfront costs and faster time-to-value as compared to on-premise implementations.

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From the Archives: The Journeys We Take, The Choices We Make

Talking Logistics

We didn’t make it all the way to the Pacific, but we crossed into Oregon, then took a detour (I won’t bore you with the details) down to Salt Lake City, Utah and ended our bike journey there.

4 Key Takeaways from the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Ryder Exchange

The wide spread success of natural gas fueling in California, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, West Virginia and Texas demonstrates how state-led strategies and coalitions work. Transportation as we know it is changing with unprecedented momentum.

Regional Parcel Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

OnTrac , previously known as California Overnight, serves California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Colorado, and Idaho. Introduction to Regional Parcel Carriers. Although large carriers like UPS and FedEx are global and offer many options, regional parcel carriers occupy a significant niche in the industry. In addition to simplified services, the prices may be more advantageous for certain businesses. .

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Reddaway is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc.

Nursing Hospital and Healthcare Supply Into a New Age

Logistics Bureau

Utah-based health system Intermountain Healthcare is another provider to take the in-house option. Intermountain Healthcare, Utah, United States.

Yield of Dreams


As you pass through Utah and Nevada, you think about your next steps and what order you are going to do them in. Yield of Dreams As you drive along I-80 through Nebraska, heading west to Wyoming, you may be looking at the rows upon rows of corn along the highway.

The Red Poppy Express


The Red Poppy Express It is said that General Douglas MacArthur, General of the Army of the Pacific theatre during WWII, had disdain for Dwight D.

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