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.

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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.

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Transportation Marketing: Up Your Game with Meaningful Content

Cerasis

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.

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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.

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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.

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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. The worst load of my career started off as just another day in early October, 2013.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

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.

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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.

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Yield of Dreams

Tailwind

Yield of Dreams As you drive along I-80 through Nebraska, heading west to Wyoming, you may be looking at the rows upon rows of corn along the highway.

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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.

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A ‘Rig-On-A Roll’ and a ‘Rigmarole’

Tailwind

One will tell me the he’s coming into the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee, another on some big long climb in Wyoming, and yet another who is running into heavy traffic coming in or out of the Chicago land area.

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Expect Traffic Jams on Monday, as Eclipse Crosses 8 States

DAT Solutions

The totality is expected to be 70 miles wide, and stretch from coast to coast, crossing through eight states: Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and South Carolina. The solar eclipse will traverse the country from West to East on Monday morning.

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When Shippers Want Capacity Below Market Rates

DAT Solutions

Attend the DAT User Conference October 17 to 19 in Portland, Oregon and here's a sample of efficiency tips you'll go home with: How to use market data with your own pricing policy to quote winning rates to shippers and carriers whether it's on a Top 100 lane or Hole-in-the-Wall, Wyoming.

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