September container volumes near 2021 highs at Port of Virginia

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Virginia in Norfolk handled more than 306,000 twenty-foot equivalent units in September, the third month in 2021 that volumes exceeded 300,000. Edwards, Virginia Port Authority CEO and executive director. Intermodal Summit: Port of Virginia gears up for even bigger ships.

Biden budget pumps $84 million into Virginia port deepening

The Supply Chain Journal

The deepening and widening of Norfolk Harbor at the Port of Virginia was for the first time included in a federal budget with $83.7 Virginia’s 13 congressional delegates wrote to the White House in March urging that Biden include the port’s deepening project in his budget.


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No Congestion Issues at the Port of Virginia

Kanban Logistics

The Port of Virginia is a notable exception. In this article, we’ll check in with the Port of Virginia and see why it may be an ideal East Coast destination for your overseas imports. What’s new at the Port of Virginia? the Port of Virginia is as efficient as it gets.

Port of Virginia sets all-time record for July

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Virginia had its best July on record, with the Norfolk-headquartered complex handling more than 293,000 twenty-foot equivalent units, a nearly 33% increase year-over-year. Edwards, Virginia Port Authority CEO and executive director. . “As

Loaded imports, empty exports boost Port of Virginia’s FY 2021 volumes

The Supply Chain Journal

An increase in loaded imports, along with volume growth for empty export boxes, contributed to the Port of Virginia achieving record cargo volumes for its fiscal year 2021, which ran from July 1, 2020, through June 30. Port of Virginia wins $15M contract for military cargo.

Record August hints at turbocharged remainder of 2021: Virginia Port Authority

The Supply Chain Journal

The Virginia Port Authority anticipates that the volume strength seen in August will persist through the remainder of 2021. “We Edwards, Virginia Port Authority (VPA) CEO and executive director. But the Virginia Inland Port handled 3.2%

Intermodal Summit: Port of Virginia gears up for even bigger ships

The Supply Chain Journal

Yet Virginia has largely avoided heavy congestion. SPEAKERS: Stephen Edwards, CEO and executive director, Virginia Port Authority, and Henry Byers, maritime market expert, FreightWaves. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ Intermodal Summit.

Commonwealth of Virginia Uses Ivalua’s Platform for Transformation of eVA Procurement System


eVA is Virginia’s award-winning eProcurement portal, which provides a centralized, online purchasing hub for state and local agencies and more than 112,000 approved vendors who provide essential goods and services.

Port enhancements seek to boost North Carolina imports and exports

Kanban Logistics

At the Port of Norfolk (the Port of Virginia), two large ship-to-shore cranes are coming online , each capable of handling vessels carrying up to 19,000 TEUs. East Coast Logistics Port of VirginiaNot surprisingly, 2020 was a bumpy year for North Carolina imports and exports.

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

Multichannel Merchant

The post Wing Partners with FedEx, Walgreens on Drone Delivery Pilot in Virginia appeared first on Multichannel Merchant. Wing, the drone company owned by Google parent Alphabet, is piloting another baby-step drone delivery program starting next month in Christiansburg, VA in partnership with FedEx and Walgreens, the first time a retailer will offer this kind of service in the U.S.

Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina

Kanban Logistics

The Port of Virginia in Norfolk is also accessible to much of Eastern North Carolina. CSX Carolina Connector East Coast Logistics Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Intermodal Miscellaneous North Carolina Outsourcing 3PL Port of Virginia WarehousingNorth Carolina, the Tar Heel State.

Supply Chain News on The Coronavirus Crisis may be Key Inflection Point for Drones

Supply Chain Digest

Seniors if Virginia Embrace Drone Deliveries from Wing and Walgreens

Supply Chain News on US Manufacturing Situation Sees Everyone is Scrambling

Supply Chain Digest

Auto Parts Maker Sogefi Factory in West Virginia Sees Daily Fire Drills

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 […]. The logistics news feeds were on fire this week (pun intended) with notice of supply chain disruptions.

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

FMCSA sees potential for human-autonomous team driver regulations

The Supply Chain Journal

million grant awarded to Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) to help develop automated trucking fleets that will inform industry guidelines for autonomous vehicle technology.

FMCSA automated trucks project headed to White House

The Supply Chain Journal

Schneider National Trucking Fleet Concept of Operations Virginia Tech Transportation InstituteFederal regulators are submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) plans for a survey study to assess public appetite for automated driving systems (ADS) in the trucking sector.

Flooding rain, severe storms for truckers east of the Mississippi

The Supply Chain Journal

The watches include Detroit and Lansing, Michigan; Fort Wayne, Indiana; Toledo, Ohio; most of Pennsylvania east of Pittsburgh; western Maryland; western Virginia; as well as northwestern North Carolina. Interstate 81 from Marion, Virginia, to Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Wing seeks exemption for remote drone operation

The Supply Chain Journal

Following the release of positive public feedback for drone delivery in Christiansburg, Virginia, Alphabet’s ( NASDAQ: GOOGL ) drone division, Wing Aviation, is requesting federal approval to operate drone flights from a remote location.

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

Winter Storm Alert: Ice Storms in the Making Across the US


A severe ice storm is causing significant disruption from Texas to Virginia, with Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and parts of Missouri and Illinois expected to face this storm system's most substantial impact.

VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update, Van rates climb, while reefer rates lose steam

DAT Solutions

This week, DAT Chief of Analytics Ken Adamo speaks with Virginia Addicott, former CEO of FedEx Custom Critical. Virginia shares her insight on how to survive a fluctuating freight market.

Daily Infographic: Top 5 US spots for truck-animal collisions

The Supply Chain Journal

To view more FreightWaves infographics, click here.

Disruptive Tech In The Supply Chain with Charley Dehoney

The Logistics of Logistics

Since August 2021, he has built and lead ZEBOX AMERICA, based in Arlington, Virginia. Disruptive Tech In The Supply Chain with Charley Dehoney. Charley Dehoney and Joe Lynch discuss disruptive tech in the supply chain.

Winter Weather Alert: South-Central U.S. and Mid-Atlantic Brace for a Second Winter Storm


On Wednesday evening, significant ice accumulations are expected from East Texas and the Lower Mississippi Valley to Virginia and North Carolina Piedmont. A new winter storm system will impact the South-Central U.S.

DHL Opens First Drive-Up Retail Store in the U.S.

Supply Chain Brain

DHL Express, a global provider of international express shipping services, has recently opened a drive-up, mobile pop-up retail store in Woodbridge, Virginia

Chassis, containers and draymen all stars of the intermodal service meltdown

The Supply Chain Journal

In particular, the Port of Virginia has invested heavily in that area and just received its largest inbound vessel ever, a 16,000-TEU container ship. ports that are capacity-constrained, the Port of Virginia has surge capacity available.

Demand for PPE slowing as pandemic wanes

The Supply Chain Journal

Opioid trial for drug distributors starts in West Virginia. The trial: On Monday, a trial started in West Virginia to determine whether drug distributors, including AmeriSourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson, played a role in fueling the state’s opioid epidemic.

Planning for a Gas-Fueled Nation

MIT Supply Chain

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. Innovations in drilling technologies have allowed states to tap into large underground shale reserves.

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. – a Kitty Hawk moment in Wise Virginia. It took the drone 3 minutes to make the journey, which typically takes a car 90 minutes over bumpy roads.

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics Acquires DDI Transportation

Supply Chain Brain

RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a single source intermodal, distribution and logistics services company, announced the acquisition of DDI Transportation, a 38-year-old drayage and trucking business, based in Ashland, Virginia

FAA Grants Drones Permission to Take Off


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. Residents hope that Virginia, whose regulations on drones are relatively lax, can become a central location for drone development and testing.

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.

Drug distributors propose wide-ranging opioid settlement

The Supply Chain Journal

state, except West Virginia, which has already settled with distributors, and Washington, D.C., Distributors have already settled similar claims from the Department of Justice , Drug Enforcement Agency , counties and West Virginia.

Volvo expects up to a month of chip shortage downtime

The Supply Chain Journal

The first United Auto Workers walkout at the Volvo Trucks North America plant in Dublin, Virginia, since 2008 began last Saturday. Sweden’s Volvo AB ( OTC: VLVLY ) expects to take two to four weeks of manufacturing downtime this quarter as a shortage of microchips worsens.