Supply Chain Optimization

Manifesting Good Stuff

There were lots of vendors at the Manifest conference, BUT there were fewer shippers. I did see two interesting things: Shared trailer pools. Not like Chep pallets, but I’d say a combination of that and how the railroads share box cars Relay ...

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[VIDEO] JB Hunt 3rd Quarter Report - a tough year for trucking

JB Hunt has announced its Revenue yesterday for the third quarter. Intermodal which represents about half the business so year over year, excluding fuel, down 14% in terms of Revenue. Dedicated which is about 28% decline in Revenue, Brokerage really ...

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California Air Resources Board Mandates— We Suffer

The mandate: Port drayage contractors can't register Diesel trucks after this year By 2035, all drayage + package delay + box trucks need to be zero emissions My guess is impossible to implement with current technology: Today California has 272 ...

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Fix the Egos, Then the Highway Infrastructure. How far will Special Interest Groups (FORB) Take their Agendas?

Bismark Bridge

Infrastructure does need to be fixed. Unfortunately, a lot of things stand in the way. Take this example: BNSF wants to spend its own money to replace a 140-year-old Bismarck Rail Bridge over the Missouri River. A special interest group has tied ...

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Infrastructure In Disrepair— Fixing It Is Totally Broken

Infrastructure does need to be fixed. Unfortunately, a lot of things stand in the way. Take this example: BNSF wants to spend its own money to replace a 140-year-old bridge over the Missouri River. A special interest group has tied this up for five ...

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