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.

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

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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

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

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

GlobalTranz

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Kanban boosts logistics transportation services with additional trailers

Kanban Logistics

For imports arriving at the Port of Virginia or the Port of Wilmington, Kanban can perform drayage and container stripping services. Kanban Logistics has recently added 8 trailers to its fleet, bringing its total number of trailers to 25.

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.

Winter Alert: Winter Weather Conditions Developing Across Much of the US

GlobalTranz

Light ice accumulation in parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley and the Piedmont of northern North Carolina and southern Virginia could cause hazardous driving conditions. UPDATE: 02.15.21.

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

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

Kane is Able

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.

One-Stop Shopping Saves Time & Money for Management Group

Hybrent

It has 13 locations throughout the country including Virginia, … One-Stop Shopping Saves Time & Money for Management Group Read More » The post One-Stop Shopping Saves Time & Money for Management Group appeared first on Hybrent Purchasing Software for Healthcare

US port congestion driving long-term changes to trade routes

EFT

The port of Virginia has invested in automatic stacking cranes, new rail sidings and operations software, and platforms which can help trucks get in and pick up their cargo in shorter times with reduced queues.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Logistics

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.

Understanding the Rise and Fall of Truckload Rates with Chris Pickett

The Logistics of Logistics

in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech, an M.Eng. Understanding the Rise and Fall of Truckload Rates with Chris Pickett. Joe Lynch and Chris Pickett discuss the rise and fall of truckload rates.

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.

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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Ocean Ports Lead the Way in Logistics Technology Advancements

Material Handling and 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 ). To be competitive with other East Coast ocean ports, the Port of Virginia has taken on the challenge to improve terminal throughput by expansion and implementation of new technologies and processes.

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. 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

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.

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.

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.