United Express operator Air Wisconsin dips toe in air cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

Air Wisconsin, which flies under the United Express brand as a regional partner of United Airlines, is exploring opportunities as an all-cargo carrier with a single freighter it expects to deploy in early December, President and CEO Robert Binns said.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

Photo: Wisconsin Marine Historical Society). Its primary markets include Wisconsin, northern and western Illinois and eastern Minnesota. With the approval of the Wisconsin legislature, the Milwaukee Common Council created the Board of Harbor Commissioners on June 1, 1920.


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Supply Chain by the Numbers for March 28, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

Wisconsin Paper Mill gets Second Life, UPS First Revenue Generating Drone, I, DC Robot, Chinese Ship Building

Cranberries: A Thanksgiving Tradition


Cranberries are primarily grown in northern regions such as Massachusetts, Wisconsin, New Jersey, and the Pacific Northwest, with Wisconsin producing more than half of the world’s total crop.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Oct. 15, 2020

Supply Chain Digest

Retail Holiday Sales will be Weak Despite ecommerce S urge, P and G Shareholders Say Go Green, IMF Says 2020 Global GDP Drop will be Less than Previous Forecast, No Wisconsin Subsidy for Foxconn

[PROFILE] Steve Hollich '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

College:  University of Wisconsin - Madison; Finance & Real Estate. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC. The UCLA Anderson Parker Career Management Center is comprised of Career Coaches and Executives-in-Residence, who partner with students to define, pursue and achieve their post-MBA career goals, and the Campus Recruiting Team, which cultivates relationships with companies to connect them with the right MBA talent. Parker CMC Site.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of June 28, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Cost to Goverments for New Foxconn Factory in Wisconsin Keep Rising. Harley Says Tariffs Forcing Production Move Offshore. Amazon with New Strategy to Succeed in China. UPS, Union both Get Something Out of New Deal

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of March 19, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

China Dumping Steel Worldwide at Record Pace, Wisconsin Says Yes to Right to Work, Unilever Says No to Landfill Waste, US Manufacturing Trending Down

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 14, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Foxconn Plans for Autonomous Vehicles at Wisconsin Mega Plant, Impact of ELD Mandate Monday Unknown, Orders for Tesla Semi Keep Rolling In, New DC Woes at Mattel add to Its Woes

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Aug. 30, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

More Getting RFID Implants in Wisconsin. Will Fuel Cell Truck be a Game Changer. New Record for Containers on a Ship. Way too Much Retail Space, ex Macy CEO Says

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Feb. 1, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Now China Looking at Polar Silk Road, US Manufacturing Sector Keeps Humming Along, New Foxconn Wisconsin Factory will be Thirsty, Gas and Diesel Prices Keep Marching Higher, especially in the Golden State

Breaking: Marten Transport falls victim to possible cyberattack

The Supply Chain Journal

Wisconsin-based truckload carrier Marten Transport was targeted in an apparent cyberattack that knocked out its operating system around 2:30 p.m. CDT on Sunday, according to a source familiar with the matter.

Mullen Group acquires US 3PL QuadExpress for $40M

The Supply Chain Journal

Mullen ( TSX:MTL ) bought QuadExpress from Wisconsin-based commercial printing company Quad ( NYSE:QUAD ). Mullen Group has acquired Chicago-area 3PL QuadExpress for $40 million in a deal that gives one of Canada’s largest trucking and logistics companies its first U.S.-based based operation.

Amazon to hire 75K workers for North American logistics, fulfillment

The Supply Chain Journal

According to Amazon, the states with the most open positions are Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. Amazon.com Inc.

FRA, states develop 40-year plan to bolster Midwest passenger rail

The Supply Chain Journal

The 12 states studied during the plan’s creation were Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Pfizer will also be utilizing its Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin distribution center. Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

The Secret to Successful Enterprise Strategy? Always Include Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Opz

In this guest commentary, John McKeller , senior lecturer for the Wisconsin School of Business Grainger Center for Supply Chain Managemen t at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, explains four key considerations for successfully integrating a firm’s strategy with supply chain management.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution – Possibly the Most Important Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

Pfizer will also be utilizing its Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin distribution center. Source: US DoD. Covid-19 vaccine distribution is headline news across the country.

Hot Shots: Beer spill, flash floods, memorial on a truck and more

The Supply Chain Journal

An 18-wheeler rolled over Wednesday in west-central Wisconsin, spilling cases of Leinenkugel Oktoberfest beer onto the side of a highway, according to WEAU-TV in Eau Claire. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, the rollover happened shortly after 9 a.m.

Truckers facing severe storm threat in Midwest

The Supply Chain Journal

The main threat for severe storms Thursday stretches from South Dakota and Nebraska to Iowa, southern portions of Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well as northwestern Illinois.

A Holistic Approach to Freight Savings with Mike Eberl

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up mostly in Madison, Wisconsin. I enrolled in the forestry program at the University of Wisconsin, but two years in I had an epiphany that I wanted to pursue business. I graduated with a major in finance, investment, and banking from the University of Wisconsin. [02:44] [00:21] Opening / Introduction. [00:42] 00:42] Introduce yourself and your company. I am the Founder and CEO of Customodal, based in Marshfield, WI, [01:59] Tell us about your background.

This Week in Logistics News (October 9 – 15)

Logistics Viewpoints

FDA inks mutual reliance agreements with California, Florida, Utah, Wisconsin. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has entered into domestic mutual reliance agreements with California, Florida, Utah and Wisconsin.

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The Women in Trucking Story with Ellen Voie

The Logistics of Logistics

She received the 2015 “Distinguished Alumna of the Year” award the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Division of Communication. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Motor Carrier Association and is a member of the Wisconsin DOT’s Motor Carrier Advisory Committee.

Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller

The Logistics of Logistics

In 1940, the iron skillet was manufactured in Wisconsin from iron ore mined from Michigan and Minnesota. Logistics and Supply Chain – 1940 to 2040 with Jason Miller. Jason Miller and Joe Lynch discuss logistics and supply chain, 1940 – 2040.

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


UPDATE: 02.15.21. According to weather.com, “more than 2 million Texas homes and businesses were without power Monday morning as record-breaking cold and Winter Storm Uri extended an icy grip across the central United States.” Winter weather continues to impact multiple U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (October 31 – November 6)

Logistics Viewpoints

And even for some of those states that have been called, like Michigan, Wisconsin, and Arizona, there […]. As I wrote earlier this week, the election is behind us – well, maybe not. With record numbers of mail-in votes still being counted, a winner has yet to be declared. As of the writing of this, swing states including Pennsylvania, Nevada, Georgia, and North Carolina were still counting ballots, and the races are too close to call.

Schneider easily beats Q2 estimates, raises 2021 outlook

The Supply Chain Journal

Green Bay, Wisconsin-based Schneider currently operates 9,287 tractors (company and owner-operator trucks) and 36,519 trailers.

The New Customer Journey with Chris Jolly

The Logistics of Logistics

Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Wisconsin- Stout located in Menomonie, WI and holds an associate in Management from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, WI. The New Customer Journey with Chris Jolly.

RFID, AIDC and IoT News Round Up for Aug. 28, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Wisconsin Company Sees Expanding RFID Implant Numbers, Invisible Bar Codes could Ensure Meat Integrity, RFID wil Power Industrie 4.0

Predict and Prevent Freight Damage with Ilya Preston

The Logistics of Logistics

PAXAFE – a venture-backed C-Corp – is a graduate of gener8tor Accelerator, was a 2019 Accelerate Michigan startup competition finalist and a 2020 ACORD InsurTech Challenge finalist, and is a top 20 Wisconsin startup to watch in 2020 and 2021.

COVID-19: Bullwhip in Cheese Demand

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Errico Auricchio, president of Wisconsin-based BelGioioso Cheese. For suppliers, that makes projecting demand about as easy looking through a thick wheel of Wisconsin cheddar. Sponsored by. Parcel Delivery’s Heavy Costs; Throttling Back Aircraft; Blue Cheese Markets. By Paul Page. A UPS jet at Miami International Airport. PHOTO: MARK ELIAS/BLOOMBERG NEWS. The surge in packages at United Parcel Service is coming at a hefty price.

Food Industry News Round-Up: October 9


Additionally, cantaloupe from Eagle Produce sold at Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin has been recalled for potential risk of Salmonella. Salmonella, Listeria Are Risks in Ongoing Recalls.

The Log Book: XPO scores high on Disability Equality Index

The Supply Chain Journal

Best in Show winners at Shell Rotella’s 39th annual SuperRigs Truck Beauty Contest were Kiegan Nelson and Vinnie Diorio from Richfield, Wisconsin, who showcased their custom 2020 Peterbilt 389. The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry.

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Midwest Carriers acquires booze hauler Osborn & Son Trucking

The Supply Chain Journal

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin-based Osborn & Son operates a fleet of 21 tractors and 60 trailers out of its consolidation facilities in New Jersey and Illinois. Midwest Carriers announced Tuesday that it recently acquired refrigerated hauler Osborn & Son Trucking.

The Christmas Tree Supply Chain!

Supply Chain Game Changer

the majority of trees are grown in Oregon, followed by North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Washington. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Exploring the Automotive Chip Shortage Supply Chain!