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

Wabtec, G&W and Carnegie Mellon partner to advance battery-electric locomotives

The Supply Chain Journal

Wabtec has signed memorandums of understanding with Carnegie Mellon University and privately held short line operator Genesee & Wyoming to advance the technology of battery-electric locomotives. .

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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

Hot Shots: Blizzard, flood, wildfire and more

The Supply Chain Journal

The first major snowstorm of the season hit the Rockies Monday and Tuesday, dumping 20 to 28 inches of snow in parts of Montana and Wyoming. This week’s beauty shot features a rainbow in the sky as trucks roll down Interstate 80 in southeastern Wyoming.

FreightWaves Classics: I-25 serves three Western states

The Supply Chain Journal

It serves as the primary highway through New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming. Along its nearly 1,063-mile route are three state capitals (Santa Fe, New Mexico; Denver, Colorado; and Cheyenne, Wyoming). I-25 leaves Colorado in the north about eight miles south of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Blizzard keeps trucking through Rockies

The Supply Chain Journal

Most of the snow so far has hit eastern Idaho, southern Montana and northern Wyoming, but will spread Tuesday across the rest of Wyoming, eastern Montana, Utah and western Colorado. Interstate 25 from Casper to Buffalo, Wyoming. Interstate 80 in southeastern Wyoming.

Stakeholders detail worries, support on CSX plan to acquire Pan Am Railways

The Supply Chain Journal

CP also said the appointment of Genesee & Wyoming as the third-party operator of PAS would not ensure the line’s competitive viability because G&W has conflicting interests in New England as an operator of a number of short-line railroads in the region.

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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1st big snowfall of season possibly coming to Mountain West

The Supply Chain Journal

A storm will begin to cool things down across the northern Rockies on Thursday and Friday, with areas from northern Nevada into Montana, Wyoming and Idaho getting some rainfall,” according to a forecast by AccuWeather meteorologist Rob Richards.

Flood risk keeps trucking through the South

The Supply Chain Journal

Several more inches of snow could pile up Thursday in western portions of Wyoming and Colorado, with lighter amounts in the northern Rockies. Truckers face another day of delays as heavy rain persists in areas from Texas to the Great Lakes.

Flood threat keeps trucking across South this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Temperatures in some high elevations of Wyoming, Colorado and Utah will plummet into the 20s Monday night into early Tuesday. Truckers will battle more soaking rain across the Southeast this week, after periods of flash flooding over the weekend. Flooding in Decatur due to heavy rainfall.

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.

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.

Flood threat continues on Southeast trucking lanes

The Supply Chain Journal

Light snow accumulations could coat roads in high elevations of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Truckers will hit more periods of torrential rain Friday in the Southeast, with additional areas of flash flooding likely. More flood photos from Highway 119 last night.

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.

JBS cyberattack: Livestock haulers feel brunt of plant shutdowns

The Supply Chain Journal

Truck driver Darwin Hershberger was preparing to transport cattle from Wyoming to Utah on Monday morning when the feedlot owner told him the load was canceled.

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Hot Shots: Flash floods, summer snow, choppy landing and more

The Supply Chain Journal

Places like West Yellowstone, Montana, and the Grand Tetons in Wyoming appeared to receive the most, and National Weather Service meteorologists told FreightWaves they estimate 3 to 5 inches piled up, based on liquid equivalents.

3 more states waive targeted hours-of-service rules for 30 days

The Supply Chain Journal

The steps by Minnesota, Wyoming and Iowa to declare a state of emergency as the basis for the waiver follow a recent decision by South Dakota to also implement a 30-day HOS waiver, with that state citing driver availability as well. In Wyoming, the 30-day exemption was implemented July 20.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

This range, a subrange of the Rockies, is east of Salt Lake City and stretches into a small portion of southern Wyoming. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so on social media, highlighting images in trucking, transportation and weather.

Halloween 2021 Predictions

Enterra Insights

” Zone 4 – North Central (Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana): “It will be cold in the Rocky Mountains, but farther to the east, expect it to be haunting and stormy for Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri.

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).

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!

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.

How to Incorporate a Company Online!

Supply Chain Game Changer

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FreightWaves Classics: First Transcontinental Motor Convoy crosses Nebraska

The Supply Chain Journal

They remained with the convoy as far as Laramie, Wyoming, before returning to Denver. The men of the convoy were provided free lemonade in Wyoming. Background. In an earlier FreightWaves Classics article , information about the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.