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

Multichannel Merchant

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

Supply Chain 24/7

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

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.

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.

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.

Panama Expansion

3PL Insights

3PL Freight Management Logistics Virginia WILL THE PANAMA EXPANSION AFFECT YOU? by Derek Byrd – Marketing Manager, Evans Distribution Systems In 2014, the Panama Canal will complete a $5.3 billion expansion that will double the waterway’s capacity, and allow... The post Panama Expansion appeared first on 3PL Insights - Warehousing, Transportation, and Logistics.

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.

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?”.

Cruise into the 2019 Frictionless Tour with BluJay this Fall

BluJay Solutions

Saturday, 9/28 – Virginia Cavaliers at Notre Dame. Join us for a unique tailgate experience. For many people, this is the best time of the year. The heat of the summer is peaking, and in a few weeks as it winds down and fall approaches, cooler weather will be coming our way.

3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication

Cerasis

Ben is a graduate of the University of Virginia.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Navy Awards Two Shipbuilding Contracts for New Submarines

Operations and Supply Chain Management

General Dynamics Gets Award to Build Next 10 Virginia-Class Subs, Continuing Partnership With Huntington Ingalls. received the contract award Monday to build the next 10 Virginia-class attack submarines, continuing the work-sharing partnership with Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. The multi-boat, multiyear awards are designed to lower production costs, with Virginia-class boats currently costing about $2.8 Discussion Questions: Read the following article carefully.

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. After making landfall last week, Hurricane Florence is crawling northeast along the U.S.'s s east coast.

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).

Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling & Logistics

The Port of Virginia serves as a case study in how the nation’s ports are adapting to the needs of the new economy. One of America’s largest ocean ports, the Port of Virginia, operates four port terminals in the Norfolk Harbor region of Virginia ( www.portofvirginia.com ).

Amazon Acquiring Whole Foods: A Wakeup Call for the Grocery Industry?

Talking Logistics

in 1994 helped upend that country’s grocery sector, says it will open 20 stores in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina by summer, with some arriving in the next few weeks. There’s certainly been a lot of buzz and discussions since Amazon announced its planed acquisition of Whole Foods.

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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).

A New Red Wagon?

Supply Chain Shaman

I grew up in the mountains of West Virginia. In my youth, my mom would frequently exclaim, “Be careful where you hook your red wagon.” ” The mountain expression is a warning. My mom wanted me to make smart choices and be careful on placing my bets for the future.

Taking Risks that Pay Off

JDA software

I live just 14 miles from where I grew up, in Richmond, Virginia, and now live in Mechanicsville.

Can Twitter Help You Make Smarter Supply Chain Decisions?

Talking Logistics

For example, according to an October 2011 Wall Street Journal article , “When Virginia’s magnitude 5.8 For years, I’ve been telling supply chain executives to think beyond Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter when thinking about the role of social networking in supply chain management.

Increasing Transportation and Logistics Sales Using CRM with Troy Goode

The Logistics of Logistics

Troy grew up in Virginia and studied computer science at Fairmont State University. 01:47 – How Troy went from growing up in Virginia to co-founding a CRM company in San Francisco. Download the audio file.

XX and XY: A Different World in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

It is such a very different landscape than the green mountains of my farm in West Virginia or my city streets in Philadelphia. The deserts of the southwest sprawl below me as the plane ascends from San Diego.