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 March 28, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

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


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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.

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. Inc.

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 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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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


UPDATE: 02.15.21. According to, “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.

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.

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.

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.

Schneider beats Q1 estimates, raises 2021 outlook

The Supply Chain Journal

The Green Bay, Wisconsin-based truckload carrier reported first-quarter adjusted earnings per share of 31 cents, 3 cents ahead of analysts’ expectations and 7 cents better than the prior-year result.

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.

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

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.

Capacity correction still a ways off, trucking execs say

The Supply Chain Journal

Let alone, when you start to include the supply side of this, which is still incredibly difficult, we think we have several quarters of more legs here,” said Mark Rourke, CEO and president of Green Bay, Wisconsin-based truckload carrier Schneider National ( NYSE: SNDR ).

Cutting Out the Middleman with Mike Nervick

The Logistics of Logistics

Mike graduated from University of Wisconsin with a degree in Political Science and has a master’s degree in Business from University of Chicago. Cutting Out the Middleman with Mike Nervick. Mike Nervick and Joe Lynch discuss cutting out the middleman.

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.

Schneider targets 60% drop in CO2 emissions per mile by 2035

The Supply Chain Journal

It said $250,000 in grants was dedicated to North American nonprofit organizations working to promote diversity, equality and inclusion, including the Greater Green Bay Chamber Foundation in Wisconsin, the Nacional Monte de Piedad in Mexico and the Dream Achievers Foundation in Georgia.

CN confident in market share take from trucking via KCS merger

The Supply Chain Journal

Right now the rail network in North America is not really designed to really be as successful as it can be for long-haul distance from, say, Mexico City all the way to Detroit and Toronto on the east or Mexico City to Wisconsin and Calgary on the west,” Russet said. “In

Pfizer steams ahead with vaccine supply chain plans


The company has another facility in Puurs, Belgium, as well as distribution centres in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, and in the German town of Karslruhe. New York-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer is making plans for its Covid-19 supply chain.

Bipartisan Consensus on Chinese Threats: U.S. Must Build New Supply Chains with Allies


While the pandemic has given procurement managers fresh ammunition to advocate for greater resiliency within their corporate supply chains, geopolitical experts and a bipartisan coalition of legislators argue that the U.S.

Signing a Trucking Contract

The Logistics of Logistics

He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Signing a Trucking Contract. Before signing a Less Than Truckload (LTL) / Truckload (TL) contract with your chosen carrier, you must consider the following. Check the terms and conditions (boilerplate) of the contract with your lawyer or a Transportation Consultant or both.

FreightWaves Classics: The Soo Line was founded to serve Twin Cities’ millers and ag interests

The Supply Chain Journal

It began in April 1884 and moved both westward from Cameron, Wisconsin to Turtle Lake, where the railroad had rights to use the track of the Chicago, St. But in 1909 it also acquired the Wisconsin Central Railway, which owned 1,000 miles of track, as well as nearly 2.4

We Only Have One Planet: Supply Chains Can Help Save It

Enterra Insights

The official Earth Day web site provides the following history of the Day’s origins: “ Senator Gaylord Nelson, a junior senator from Wisconsin, had long been concerned about the deteriorating environment in the United States.

The Daily Dash: Fast-tracking through weigh stations?

The Supply Chain Journal

Mullen bought QuadExpress from Wisconsin-based commercial printing company Quad. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Cool Mountain Transport boosts pay in hunt for drivers

The Supply Chain Journal

De Pere, Wisconsin-based carrier WEL Companies has boosted its total driver pay rate by 7 cents per mile since the beginning of the year. Cool Mountain Transport , an Idaho-based trucking company, recently announced it is increasing its driver pay from 50 cents to 62 cents per mile.

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Hanjin, Hurricanes, Harvests May Boost Truckload Rates

DAT Solutions

Crops are also strong in nearby Wisconsin and Minnesota, despite flooding in the Red River Valley. The spot marketplace remains tame despite occasional surges that cause scattered rate hikes. Capacity finds those opportunities, and throughout 2016, spot markets have restored 'normalcy' without generating the ripple effects that typically drive contract rates higher. I’d advise shippers to not get complacent about transportation costs for the longer term, however.

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Roehl Transport announces second pay bump of 2021

The Supply Chain Journal

This will be the second pay increase for the Marshfield, Wisconsin-based truckload carrier this year. Roehl Transport announced Monday that pay will increase between $4,000 to $6,000 annually for most of its company drivers.