Tag: Transportation

Governor Pence Calls on Ports of Indiana to Explore Building a Fourth Port

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Here is the governor’s statement from Tuesday’s State of the State Address: “Indiana’s ports have also been spectacular catalysts for job growth. That is why I have called upon the Ports of Indiana to vigorously explore the building of a fourth port in the far southeastern part of our state, which could unleash enormous economic investment throughout the southeast region of our state.” Read the full article…

Indiana Department of Transportation 2015 Investment Exceeded $1 Billion

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced today that the agency’s 2015 construction season resulted in an investment of more than $1 billion in State and Local road, bridge, trail, and traffic safety projects. The mix of federal and state transportation funding along with funds from Governor Mike Pence’s Major Moves 2020 program allowed INDOT to invest aggressively in major projects to improve traffic flow and reduce travel time, and increase preservation work to enhance the condition of existing pavement and bridges. In addition to INDOT’s construction program, the State allocated more than $220 million to cities, towns, and counties across the Hoosier state to support local transportation projects. Read the full article…

The Big Chill: 10 Trends in Cold Chain Logistics

Cold chain operators / a cold chain 3PL operates in a warehouse designed for cold chain logistics.

With its capital-intensive equipment, strict temperature requirements, and energy dependence, the cold chain has always been a demanding logistics segment. Now the sector is grappling with additional challenges—from increases in the sensitivity, quality standards, and volume of many of its goods, to continually mounting regulations. Read the full article…

West Coast Ports and ILWU Reach Tentative Labor Deal

The settlement, confirmed in a joint statement by the two sides, was reached three days after U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez arrived in San Francisco on Tuesday to broker a deal with the help of a federal mediator who had joined in the talks six weeks earlier. The White House called the deal “a huge relief” for the economy, businesses and workers. Read the full article…

Congratulations to our Strategic Partner, SEKO Logistics, on winning the coveted Readers’ Choice Top 10 3PL Award

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We would like to thank all of our customers for this fantastic achievement and recognition. Our customers are the best, and now thanks to you so are we! Survey respondents encompassed the whole supply chain spectrum, representing small businesses, global leaders, and every type of business in between. Ranging from warehouse managers to CEOs, they work for household names such as Campbell Soup, PepsiCo, Hallmark Cards, Staples, JCPenney, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Sears, and Volkswagen—and they spend millions annually on logistics services. Read the full article…