Genesee & Wyoming subsidiary to operate bulk transfer facility in central California

The Supply Chain Journal

A subsidiary of short line operator Genesee & Wyoming (G&W) has acquired and will operate a bulk transfer facility serving the Central Valley of California. News Rail California Genesee & Wyoming San Joaquin Valley Railroad

Rail Roundup: OmniTRAX, G&W develop, expand partnerships

The Supply Chain Journal

Genesee & Wyoming expands rail services agreement with Georgia Ports Authority. News Rail CSX Genesee & Wyoming Indiana Louisville Mason Mega Rail Mason Mega Rail project Omnitrax Port of Savannah River Ridge Commerce Center Savannah Savannah Port Terminal Railroad

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Winter Storm Alert: Major Snowstorm Threatens the Rockies and High Plains

GlobalTranz

Meteorologists at Weather.com are predicting “a major snowstorm will likely pummel parts of the Rockies and High Plains this weekend with over a foot of snow that could snarl travel, damage trees and knock out power in parts of Colorado, Wyoming and western Nebraska.”

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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.

Elevated wildfire risk sweeping across the West

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service still has red flag warnings posted for northeastern California, the eastern half of Oregon, much of eastern Washington, all of Idaho, western and northern Wyoming, as well as southern and eastern Montana.

Trends and Predictions 2020: Blockchain

Enterra Insights

More regulators will follow Wyoming’s example. Dimitrov writes, “Wyoming has laid out the groundwork for digital assets and a digital-banking-friendly regulatory regime. With the separation of digital assets into three distinctive categories, Wyoming is explaining the differences between virtual currencies and digital securities, all deemed intangible personal property. One of the most hyped cutting-edge technologies is blockchain (aka distributed ledger) technology.

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The Daily Dash: KeepTruckin’s $190 million round

The Supply Chain Journal

Genesee & Wyoming subsidiary to operate bulk transfer facility in central California. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, we highlight a Series E round of funding for KeepTruckin, Workhorse’s legal battle with the U.S.

Truckers facing severe storm risks across US

The Supply Chain Journal

Gusty winds, large hail and a few isolated tornadoes could impact drivers on the Interstate 25 and 90 corridors from Billings, Montana, to northeastern Wyoming, far northern Nebraska and Rapid City, South Dakota.

Strong crosswinds for truckers out West

The Supply Chain Journal

More specifically, gusts of 55 to 65 mph from the west and southwest will impact truckers from eastern Montana to Wyoming and the northwestern corner of Colorado. A strong frontal boundary Thursday will produce gusty winds across many portions of the West from Montana to Arizona.

What’s the Solution to Power Outage Proliferation

USC Consulting Group

These included Alaska (138 minutes), the state with the lowest population density, Arizona (138 minutes), Wyoming (153 minutes), Vermont (172 minutes), and Montana (212 minutes). This may help explain why Wyoming has averaged the fewest power outages between 2008 and 2017 (only 94).

Largest wildfire in US nearly 400,000 acres in size

The Supply Chain Journal

Truckers will hit thick smoke and degraded air quality near many of these fires, so the National Weather Service still has air-quality alerts in place for portions of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado.

GM Sparks Outrage as it Plans for Change before Change Overtakes it

Logistics Trends and Insights

General Motors demonstrates new tooling and equipment to support axle production for the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at its recently renovated Grand Rapids Operations in Wyoming, Michigan. In 2015, GM announced a $119 million investment that created approximately 300 jobs. Today, the plant has approximately 885 employees on three shifts producing a variety of precision-machined automotive engine components used in Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles.

What’s the Hold-up with COVID Vaccinations? Don’t Hold Your Breath…a 2021 Prediction

NC State SCRC

But then you have this huge gap in the center of the country – the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, parts of West Texas – where there isn’t a lot of cold storage capacity. Welcome to 2021!

Images from the interstates: A 65th anniversary celebration

The Supply Chain Journal

JIM ALLEN’S COMMENT: “This part of I-80 in Wyoming is called the Highway to Heaven. The interstate system of highways across America turns 65 on Tuesday.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

This March, for example, the Wyoming DOT selected a vendor to supply advanced vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications equipment for a pilot project. Wyoming is one of the pilot sites selected by the DOT for its Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program. Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world.

Doing Business in Thailand

QAD

state of Wyoming, the country is 513,120 sq. Once known as Siam, Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932. Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country not colonized by a European power. Thailand borders the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.

Stormy week ahead for truckers in eastern half of US

The Supply Chain Journal

Drivers will hit areas of heavy snow Tuesday morning from northern Colorado to southeastern Wyoming. It’s no surprise that potential severe thunderstorms will soon return to the Plains and the Mississippi Valley. It is spring, after all, and severe storms hit these regions just four days ago.

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

TMC

This March, for example, the Wyoming DOT selected a vendor to supply advanced vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications equipment for a pilot project. Wyoming is one of the pilot sites selected by the DOT for its Connected Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program. Groundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world.

Flood threat lingers for truckers in Deep South

The Supply Chain Journal

Look for more heavy snow Thursday and Thursday night in parts of the Rockies and central Plains, impacting travel on parts of Interstates 25, 70 and 80 in Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas.

The Strength of the Pack is the Wolf… The Strength of the Wolf is the Pack!

NC State SCRC

Wolves now number about 1,700 in the Western states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Oregon and Washington. In a recent article in Supply Chain Navigator , I spend some time discussing the interesting relationship between the introduction of wolves in Yellowstone Park, and the evolution of digital supply chains. When the wolves were all killed off in 1926 due to over-hunting, the elk population erupted, and the larger herds took a heavy toll on the systems’ trees and plants.

How to Incorporate a Company Online!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Some business people choose states that are known to be friendly to corporate businesses, such as Delaware, Wyoming, or Nevada (if you are living in the USA, that is). Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. Get Our EBook here.

Champions of Sustainability: W. Edwards Deming

QAD

Born in 1900 in Sioux City, Iowa, Deming graduated with BS and MS degrees from the University of Wyoming and the University of Colorado respectively, and a PhD from Yale. Sustainability has become both a strategic and operational objective for manufacturers globally.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Wyoming. 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?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

Wabtec: Battery-electric locomotive reduces fuel use by 11%

The Supply Chain Journal

government, Wabtec, short line operator Genesee & Wyoming, and Carnegie Mellon University. .

Leadership Commitment to Strategic Suppliers Makes a Big Difference

Supply Chain View from the Field

midcontinent … Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas … as well the Gulf Coast and in B.C. I visited a Canadian oil and gas company this week, and participated in their first annual Supplier Day. The forum was an opportunity to share insights on the oil and gas business in North America, communicate issues and challenges that exist, and create an opportunity to exchange ideas on how to address them.

Oregon’s Bootleg fire burning out of control

The Supply Chain Journal

The NWS also has air quality alerts issued for southern and northeastern Oregon, northern Idaho, western Montana and western Wyoming as smoke and particulates from the fires will make the air unhealthy to breathe.

Flood risk shifting to east of Mississippi River

The Supply Chain Journal

Winds will be strong Thursday from southern Montana into Wyoming, impacting travel on interstates 25, 90 and 94. After repeated rounds of heavy rainfall pounded the south-central U.S. over the past few weeks, the threat will shift northeastward the rest of this week.

Severe storms to slam nation’s heartland

The Supply Chain Journal

The overall risk covers a broad region from western Texas to eastern Wyoming, stretching as far east as western Iowa. A potential significant severe weather outbreak is brewing in the Plains.

Scariest tunnels for truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

Wind River Canyon Tunnels (Wyoming). Highway 20-State Route 789 in northwestern Wyoming, between the towns of Shoshoni and Thermopolis. FreightWaves asked truckers on social media which tunnels in the U.S. and Canada wrack their nerves the most.

CSX resubmits application to acquire Pan Am Railways

The Supply Chain Journal

Vermont Rail System is concerned how its access to Pan Am Southern would be affected since Genesee & Wyoming would be the operator of Pan Am Southern and Vermont Rail Systems sees itself as one of G&W competitors.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Wyoming. Shippers should not expect many issues when shipping to or from Wyoming. The second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April.

Who Are Today’s ‘Titans’ and ‘Industry Leaders’ in Omnichannel? – Part 1

Tompkins Blog

Article: Is New York City in Wyoming: Your Omnichannel Strategy May Be Suffering from ‘Warped Geography Syndrome’. By Jim Tompkins. In today’s omnichannel world, there are four types of supply chains. You can either be a titan, industry leader, player, or laggard. In this new two-part series, I’ll share in-depth profiles of these four key categories—how they operate, their priorities, and what you need to know about them. Understanding their profiles gives you an advantage.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Wyoming ? . Shippers should not expect many issues when shipping to or from Wyoming.?? . As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Currently, we are seeing signs of recovery.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Wyoming . Shippers should not expect many issues when shipping to or from Wyoming. . As we move into the fourth month of the US COVID-19 outbreak, businesses may begin returning to pre-pandemic operations as states begin reopening. .

Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

The Supply Chain Journal

The severe threat Tuesday will mainly be from the Dakotas to Montana, eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska. Mother Nature will drop more unwelcome rain in the south-central U.S. The pattern has been hard to break over the past several weeks.