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.

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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.

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).

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. .

Spring freight rates: Stable or stuck?

DAT Solutions

That lone dark spot near the center of the map is Green River, Wyoming, where a few dozen load posts overwhelmed an even smaller number of truck posts. Van and reefer rates continue to move sideways. Refrigerated produce freight has been notably absent from the picture, so that likely has some reefers competing for van freight. There was very little price movement up or down last week and rates — and fuel prices — remain stable.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Wyoming. Wyoming is not known for agricultural production. Produce season transportation can have an impact on your freight, even if you do not ship grains, fruits, or vegetables. What is produce season?

Seasonal Lull Continues for Flatbeds, But Bright Spots Emerge

DAT Solutions

Loads were not nearly as plentiful in Montana and Wyoming, however, so check outbound freight before taking a load into those states. Flatbed freight availability dropped 13% on the spot market last week, after a one-week gain. Truck capacity increased, too, so the national average load-to-truck ratio declined from 12.8 to 10.4 loads per truck on DAT Load Boards. There were quite a few bright spots on the map, however, representing good opportunities for flatbed carriers.

Transportation Marketing: Up Your Game with Meaningful Content

GlobalTranz

She graduated from University of Wyoming and started a career of a creative writer and an educator, now she works as a tutor at Assignment writing service. Transportation marketing can seem to be a challenge – transportation itself doesn’t get a lot of people excited. While promoting designer handbags or luxury holidays can grab attention without even trying, it takes a little effort and creativity to instill the same kind of emotions about transportation.

From the Archives: The Journeys We Take, The Choices We Make

Talking Logistics

And the time we lost Pete for almost an hour somewhere in Wyoming, when he fell in a ditch and Paul and I kept on cycling for miles, unaware, until we looked back and saw nothing but sky and empty road. Author’s Note: Yesterday was the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, a tragic and sad day for our country. I grew up looking at those towers from my bedroom window as a kid , never imaging they would crumble to the ground someday, brought down by hate and evil.

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My Worst Load Ever: Hauling Oregon Potato Chips to Texas

DAT Solutions

October 3, driving through Idaho and Wyoming - The elevation kept getting higher, and soon I passed the dreaded 6,000-foot elevation mark. October 4, at a truck stop near I-80 in Wyoming - The interstate remained closed to all light-weight trucks, and snow chains were now required to cross the next pass. The worst load of my career started off as just another day in early October, 2013. October 1, searching for a load in Prineville, Oregon - I off-loaded in the afternoon.

Spring surge delayed again

DAT Solutions

map is Green River, Wyoming, where a few dozen load posts overwhelmed an even smaller number of truck posts. It looks like we'll have to wait a little longer for a spring surge. The spot market appeared heading for a rebound early in March, but a number of unexpected events have kept rates in check. Flooding in the Midwest closed roads and rail lines, which will impact freight markets for weeks to come. There was also a major tank fire in Houston last week, which added further disruption.

Where to Find Flatbed Loads in the Off-Season

DAT Solutions

A shortage of trucks led to high load-to-truck ratios that turned entire states dark green in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, but there were not a lot of loads available in those areas. Flatbed load availability declined 24% last week on the spot market, as load board activity paused for Thanksgiving. The load-to-truck ratio rose 11%, to 6.4 loads per truck, however. It's the beginning of the off-season for flatbeds, so every little surge helps.

LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight

The Logistics of Logistics

Reddaway is an LTL carrier that provides service in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. LTL Carrier Profile: YRC Freight. YRC Freight is the third largest less than truckload (LTL) carrier with approximately $3.2B in sales (estimated 2012). YRC Freight has 9.2% of the less than truckload (LTL) market. YRC Freight is the largest subsidiary of YRC Worldwide Inc.

Freight Rates Are Coming Back Down to Earth

DAT Solutions

Note: The Hot States Map above shows that Maine, Wyoming, and the Dakotas have high load-to-truck ratios, but load posts there are lower when compared to most other parts of the country. December was arguably the strongest month for freight in 2016. So even though we're now going through the typical seasonal slow-down for mid-January, rates are still higher than usual in some places for this time of year. Spot market volumes still look strong, but contract freight has been a little slow.

Where Did the Loads Go?

DAT Solutions

A shortage of trucks yielded a high load-to-truck ratio that also turned the map red in Wyoming and Maine, despite low freight volume, and a brief surge in New Mexico was not generating any more new loads this week. All gone! Okay, not ALL. But van load availability returned to mid-November levels last week, as a 25% decline in load posts reversed a big, post-Thanksgiving gain in spot market freight. The national average load-to-truck ratio lost 38%, plummeting from 2.8 loads per truck.

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Get Ready for La Niña, With Snowy Winter in the Northern U.S.

DAT Solutions

And skiers might enjoy above-average snowfall this winter in the Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, and Western Canada. Winter is on the way, and the coming season’s weather pattern represents a big question mark for transportation and logistics pros. We hear weathermen discussing whether we will have an “El Niño” or a “La Niña” year. This winter has a 65% to 75% chance of continuing the La Niña conditions from last year.

Last-Minute Christmas Freight Boosts Truckload Volume

DAT Solutions

A shortage of trucks yielded high load-to-truck ratios that also turned the map red in Wyoming, Mississippi, New Hampshire and Maine, despite lower freight volume. Twas a short work week before Christmas. By Wednesday afternoon, not a truck was stirring. Typically, when a four-day work week follows a five-day week, there are 20% fewer workdays, so you'd expect a 20% decline in all load board activity. That's not what happened, though.

Why Strong Winds are Serious Hazards for Truck Drivers

GTG Technology Group

This February, a Wyoming police officer got a firsthand look at why it’s important to be vigilant in windy conditions. Lesser Known Trucking Hazards: Strong Winds. When most people think of inclement weather, their minds turn to storms, lightning, or heavy snow. However, one of the most dangerous weather conditions for truckers is high winds.

How the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement Affects Ecommerce Shops

ShipBob

As of October 1, 2019, there are 23 member states that fully comply with the provisions of the SSUTA: Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Wyoming. #9. Wyoming. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Rhode Island sits at the bottom due to a multitude of problems, with 70% of roads in poor condition and nearly a quarter of bridges across the state rated as ‘deficient’.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Wyoming. Shipping to and from Wyoming tends to be affordable year round. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

Wyoming. Shipping to and from Wyoming tends to be affordable year round. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.