Wing Partners with FedEx, Walgreens on Drone Delivery Pilot in Virginia

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Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia For Its New HQ2 Locations

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Amazon to invest $5 billion and create more than 50,000 jobs across the two new headquarters and announces Nashville as new Operations Center of Excellence with more than 5,000 jobs

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This Week in Logistics News (February 14 – February 20)

Logistics Viewpoints

In particular, there were two large and destructive oil train derailments, one in West Virginia and another in Ontario, Canada. Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported from the CSX derailment in West Virginia or the Canadian National accident […].

Supply Chain New on Is Truck Platooning Almost Right Around the Corner

Supply Chain Digest

Another Succesful Test in Virginia have Some Thinking Platooning May be Ready for Prime Time Soon

A Kitty Hawk Moment in Drone Delivery?

Talking Logistics

The first drone delivery approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was conducted last Friday in rural Virginia. A drone operated by Australian drone startup Flirtey delivered 24 packages of medicines to a remote health clinic in Wise County, Virginia.

Planning for a Gas-Fueled Nation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio have become prominent exporters of natural gas, alongside historically productive states such as Texas, Wyoming, and Oklahoma. America’s energy portfolio has undergone drastic changes since the early 2000s.

FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off

Elementum

Last Friday, a drone delivered medicine to a remote clinic in a coal mining region of southwest Virginia. The Virginia drones flew over largely uninhabited land, causing no disruptions and making it easy for lawmakers to condone the flight.

Hurricane Florence path includes 4 port cities

DAT Solutions

Port of Norfolk, Virginia - There's currently a tropical storm warning for southeastern Virginia, and the port of Norfolk is expecting heavy rain and tropical storm force winds Thursday evening through Saturday.

COVID-19 UPS and CVS will use drones to deliver prescriptions in Florida

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Google offshoot Wing launched a drone delivery service of its own last year in Virginia , which delivers over-the-counter medicines and other health and wellness items. COVID-19 presents an opportunity to expand limited drone delivery tests. By Andrew J.

The KANE story – in the style of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Consumer Goods Logistics

Yes Virginia, it is all about logistics. It’s the evening of Christmas day. I’ve retreated to my home office after enjoying an outstanding day filled with family, great food, and the sharing of presents.

This Week in Logistics News (November 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

Recently, a group of rats at the University of Richmond in Virginia have mastered the ability to drive miniature cars to collect food. Over the years, rats have shown an ability to navigate a maze in search of food. Well, it turns out that rats are becoming a bit more sophisticated. For the experiment, the rats were given custom-made vehicles, which were constructed out of a plastic food container with an aluminum floor and a […].

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. 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.

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Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices

Elementum

Response: State of Emergency declarations were already made in the states of Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Meanwhile, about 245,000 residents in the low-lying areas of Virginia were also evacuated. Hurricane Florence has officially reached the Southeast United States.

3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication

Cerasis

Ben is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

A few examples of how all these people helped each other: The small port in Norfolk, Virginia, took on 57 vessels and 10,000 containers that were diverted from New York (and Norfolk was not used to that kind of volume).

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Virginia. West Virginia. When 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?”.

Digitized Procurement: Your Setting-off Point to Autonomy

Jaggaer

Also in higher education, at the University of Virginia : UVA’s previous processes required users to input exception invoices from scratch, then handle it all the way from the mailroom to the file room.

Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

Freightos

In 1744 , the Virginia and Baltick [sic] coffee shop in London was the go-to place for traders to discuss maritime pricing. Freight Visibility and Control: Introducing the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). By Zvi Schreiber, CEO, Freightos.

Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. 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. This article will explore some alternative small parcel carriers that could be a substitute or additional option to UPS and Fedex.

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Alternatives to UPS and FedEx

The Logistics of Logistics

Lastly, US Cargo has locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. 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. This article will explore some alternative small parcel carriers that could be a substitute or additional option to UPS and Fedex.

Ohio 100

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Virginia? ? . Vendors need to ensure their logistics operations will not be disrupted when doing business in Virginia.?? . West Virginia ? . interruptions in West Virginia.?? .

Florence Et Al.

Supply Chain Shaman

North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia sit squarely in the storm’s path. This morning the Washington Post rang. The reporter wanted to discuss the implications of Hurricane Florence.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Virginia. Vendors need to ensure their logistics operations will not be disrupted when doing business in Virginia. West Virginia. Shippers should not expect to deal with logistics interruptions in West Virginia.

Supply Chain: The True Game of Risk

Supply Chain Shaman

When I was a small child growing up in the mountains of West Virginia in the United States, on snowy days, my family would gather around the kitchen table and play board games.

Bomb Cyclone Hits East Coast

Elementum

With freezing temperatures hitting as low as negative 18 degrees Fahrenheit and snowfall projected to reach up to 12 inches , Georgia , North Carolina , and Virginia have preemptively declared states of emergency. The inclement weather system has resulted in the closure of the Port of Virginia as well as most of the terminals in South Carolina’s Port of Charleston.

The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

JDA software

I moved back to Maryland while my husband got his MBA from the University of Maryland then to the Northern Virginia area where we still live today with our two kids who are 15 and 18.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Transportfolio

At this time, Southeastern Virginia is preparing for the possibility of tropical storm force winds (34+ knots/39+ mph) beginning late on Thursday, October 11, and continuing on Friday October 12. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, has declared port condition WHISKEY for Hampton Roads, meaning sustained gale force winds are expected at the Virginia Capes within 72 hours. Current as of October 11, 2018.

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

EFT

Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. Virginia. Virginia. #30. West Virginia.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Virginia . Vendors need to ensure their logistics operations will not be disrupted when doing business in Virginia. . West Virginia . Shippers should not expect to deal with many interruptions in West Virginia. .

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Minnesota leads the nation in turkey production followed by North Carolina, Arkansas, Indiana, Missouri, and Virginia. Other states with significant turkey production include Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Dakota, Utah, and California. As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 22-26, 2019)

Talking Logistics

It plans to begin routine deliveries of small consumer items in two rural communities in Virginia within months, the company said. Have you seen the video of the chimpanzee using Instagram? Here it is in case you missed it: Here's a video of a Chimpanzee using Instagram.

Supplier Risk Management: 4 Things To Look Out for During On-Site Evaluations

Cerasis

Ben is a graduate of the University of Virginia. Editor’s Note: We continue our collaborative blog series with Ben Goldwasser of Spendrix, a company who helps shippers determine which carriers operate best in certain regions, and conditions, allowing you to be more thorough.

Nestlé USA and Enterra Solutions Sign Multi-Year Cognitive Computing Agreement

Enterra Insights

Most of the data analytics and modeling will be performed at Nestlé USA in Northern Virginia and Enterra’s offices in Pennsylvania. It is with a great deal of pleasure I announce Enterra Solutions ® has signed a multi-year solution-as-a-service contract with Nestlé USA®. The agreement calls for Enterra to provide a next generation analytics and insights platform along with other business applications to Nestlé.

The 5 Largest LTL Carriers

The Logistics of Logistics

UPS Freight is based in Richmond, Virginia. The 5 largest LTL carriers together have $16.2 billion in annual revenues and 46.4% market share. Each of the top five companies has a national footprint with tons of resources and top notch teams. There is a brief profile of each of the carriers below. The 5 Largest LTL Carriers. Largest LTL Carrier: FedEx Freight. FedEx Freight is the largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $5.3B in sales (estimated 2012).

Letter from the CEO: Market Update April 23, 2020

Transplace

Port of Virginia is temporarily closing container operations at Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT) starting May 4 due to reduced import volumes. Vessel services and containers will shift to Virginia International Gateway (VIG) and Norfolk International Terminals (NIT).