Expansion of Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel a step closer to reality

The Supply Chain Journal

A planned expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore is closer to fruition now that the project has received additional environmental approvals. The project calls for making vertical clearance improvements at the tunnel and at 22 other locations between Baltimore and Philadelphia.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Baltimore active for 300+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Baltimore is closer to the Midwest than any other East Coast port and is also within an overnight drive of one-third of the nation’s population. The logo of the Port of Baltimore. Image: Port of Baltimore). House of Representatives from Baltimore.


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SEKO Logistics Launches New Facilities in Baltimore and Charlotte

Supply Chain Brain

east coast in Baltimore, Maryland and Charlotte, North Carolina SEKO Logistics, a provider of complete supply chain solutions, has recently opened new regional distribution hubs on the U.S.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Baltimore, MD


LTL Freight Rates: from Major Cities in the USA and Canada to Baltimore, Maryland. From Sanborn NY to Baltimore MD: $235.32 From Baltimore MD to Oakville ON : $268.54 From Bellingham WA to Baltimore MD: $387.71 From Gardena CA to Baltimore MD: $295.11

Procurement Technology: An Update from Spend Matters in Baltimore


Today I travelled to Baltimore to attend the ISM/Spend matters Global Procurement Tech Summit. I will be speaking on procurement analytics tomorrow, but got to attend a set of great sessions over the first half of the day. The first speaker was Anne Rung, Administrator from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. In this session, she mentioned that the federal government handles over $445B of federal contracts.

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Chessie System had a brief but meaningful lifespan

The Supply Chain Journal

Chessie System/Baltimore & Ohio awaits departure from the terminal at Lima, Ohio with a southbound general merchandise train on August 13, 1978. The WM ran between Baltimore and Connellsville, Pennsylvania via Cumberland, Maryland.

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Driver Work Stoppage in Baltimore

American Global Logistics

Please be advised that “ongoing labor job actions” by truck drivers at Seagirt Marine Terminal in Baltimore appear to be heightening with a planned refusal by drivers to enter the Port tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30. The post Driver Work Stoppage in Baltimore appeared first on AGL.

Stuck Evergreen Ship Waits on Full Moon to Float Free

Supply Chain Brain

A month after its giant container ship ran aground near Baltimore, Evergreen Marine Corp. continues to dig for a solution

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Logistics Viewpoints

As the senseless violence in Charleston reminded us, as did similar episodes in Baltimore, Ferguson, and Newtown, we are far from living up to our nation’s ideal of “One nation, under God.” The question is whether we will once again wring our hands, say our homilies, and perhaps remove a flag, and then go back […]. Guest Commentary Supply Chain Convergence Supply Chain Optimization

Supply Chain News on Under Armour Making Bold Move for Made in USA, Thinks it Can Help Reshape American Economy

Supply Chain Digest

Fast Growing Apparel and Shoe Maker Discusses Project Glory, New Production in Baltimore

SONAR sightings for Oct. 14: Lanes to watch, carrier and shipper updates

The Supply Chain Journal

I NDIANAPOLIS to BALTIMORE. Dry van rejection rates have declined to 15.24% in the Baltimore market, but carrier rates are still elevated at $2.53 Baltimore shippers have increased their dry van tender lead times to 2.17 The highlight reel from Thursday’s SONAR reports.

Triple threat of tropical weather continues

The Supply Chain Journal

The National Weather Service has flash flood watches posted, which include Charleston and Huntington, West Virginia; Richmond, Virginia; Baltimore; Washington; almost all of Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; most of upstate New York; as well as southwestern Vermont.

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The Daily Dash: New bill to impact Amazon?

The Supply Chain Journal

A planned expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel in Baltimore is closer to fruition now that the project has received additional environmental approvals. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

Biden picks former DOT deputy secretary as port czar

The Supply Chain Journal

He also served twice as Maryland’s secretary of transportation and chairman of the Maryland Port Commission (1999-2003 and 2006-2009), initiating a strategic plan that helped revitalize the Port of Baltimore.

Driver recruitment wars: Cowan to pay $20,000 sign-on bonus

The Supply Chain Journal

The nearly 100-year-old Baltimore-based carrier said the incentive program is set up to guarantee at least a $15,000 bonus to all new driver hires. The ante for new drivers has been upped.

Northwest triple-digit heat wave coming this weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Included in this risk are Des Moines, Iowa; Peoria, Illinois; Indianapolis; Columbus, Ohio; Charleston, West Virginia; Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Allentown and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Baltimore; Washington; New York City; the Delmarva Peninsula; and all of New Jersey.

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High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This will make travel dicey in places such as Baltimore; Washington; Philadelphia; New York City; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston; as well as Providence, Rhode Island. This weekend will get off to a shaky start for truckers in the Northeast as winds intensify.

Reflections on AAEI 2018 - Why is Trade Compliance operating like its 1999?


Last week I was at the AAEI conference in Baltimore. As always AAEI puts together an agenda that is meaningful for the trade compliance community

Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin

The Logistics of Logistics

He resides, with his wife of 38 years, Nancy, in Dallas, TX, Baltimore, MD, and Saranac Lake, NY, and on Water Island, USVI. Logistics Industry Outlook with John Larkin. John Larkin and Joe Lynch discuss the logistics industry outlook.

Truckers face ongoing flood threat in Northeast

The Supply Chain Journal

The watches include the Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas. Heavy, flooding rain that began in the South over the weekend eventually began drenching parts of the Midwest and Northeast Wednesday.

Partnering is a Win-Win-Win: Meet Len Ostroff


Role: SVP of Partnerships Lives in: Suburbs of Baltimore, MD Favorite grocery store product: Anything dark chocolate (he also has a special hiding place in the kitchen for Oreos).

When The Wheels Fall Off

Supply Chain Shaman

For the prior ten years, as a city dweller in Philadelphia and Baltimore, I walked everywhere. When The Wheels Fall Off Idiom: An unexpected problem arose, causing something to fail or go terribly wrong. In 2017, when I moved, I bought an old car.

UDI Labeling Going Global


That's why events like the UDI Conference in Baltimore, MD, next week are so important. Just as medical device companies have achieved a comfort level with their labeling programs to ensure compliance with the FDA's Unique Device Identification (UDI) system, along comes Europe's version of UDI with a few different wrinkles. Even if you do just a minimal amount of business in this region , you need to be aware of the requirements and associated deadlines.

Heat waves scorching two coasts heading into weekend

The Supply Chain Journal

Temperatures Friday will reach the 90s to 100 degrees again along the Interstate 95 corridor from Baltimore and Washington to Boston and southern Maine. Scorching heat will continue to bake two regions of the country heading into the weekend.

Why is carrier compliance increasing along with spot rates?

The Supply Chain Journal

444% Louisville, KY, to Baltimore $3.79 332% Baltimore to Boston $4.69 Chart of the Week: Van Outbound Tender Reject Index, Truckstop.com top 100 all-in van rate per mile – USA SONAR : VOTRI.USA, TSTOPVRPM.USA.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


The Wire is an incredible TV show, following the drug ecosystem in urban Baltimore and the police officers tasked with bringing it into check. And season two is all about the Port of Baltimore. There are tens of thousands of books about logistics and supply chains. Literally. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books.

September container volumes near 2021 highs at Port of Virginia

The Supply Chain Journal

The Virginia Inland Port, which is served by Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC), is 60 miles west of Washington and enhances service to Washington and Baltimore.

UDI Conference: “Yes, you have to do this.”


At last week’s UDI conference in Baltimore, the FDA’s Terrie Reed summed up the reaction of many companies dealing with unique device identification (UDI) compliance with the question “Do we have to do this?” Sounding almost like parents encouraging their frustrated kids, the FDA recognizes that some organizations are struggling with the regulation. But through a carefully laid out process, helpful resources, and events like this, the expectation is that compliance will happen and on time.

High-wind threat developing for Northeast truckers

The Supply Chain Journal

This will make travel dicey in places such as Baltimore; Washington; Philadelphia; New York City; Hartford, Connecticut; Boston; as well as Providence, Rhode Island. This weekend will get off to a shaky start for truckers in the Northeast as winds intensify.

Storms could flood parts of eastern US this week

The Supply Chain Journal

Mother Nature will drop more unwelcome rain in the south-central U.S. The pattern has been hard to break over the past several weeks. Another system will stall over the region Monday and Tuesday, producing potential repeated downpours in some places that have had too much rain recently.

What Is Drayage Shipping and When Do You Need It? | PLS Logistics Services

PLS Logistics

The service is in extremely high demand in large port cities, like Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Baltimore, Seattle, and more What is container drayage shipping?

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

The Supply Chain Journal

Flash flooding ensued in several cities, but high water across a Baltimore-area road didn’t stop one trucker from continuing his run. Every Friday, FreightWaves takes a look at the past week or so in social media, highlighting images in trucking, transportation and weather.

Vaccines are the Utility Needed for the Global Economy


Meanwhile, manufacturing capacity of Johnson and Johnson and AstraZeneca vaccines are being constrained, due to the manufacturing quality issues at Emergent, a contract manufacturer in Baltimore.

Parcel Volumes Decline But Revenue Increases for FedEx and UPS

Intelligent Audit

For example, AxleHire recently announced it had expanded into Washington DC and Baltimore, giving it a presence in three of the five most populous East Coast cities. The U.S.

FreightWaves Classics: Fix U.S. bridges! (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

A bridge carrying MD 198 collapsed onto the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in 1989. In every state of the United States there are bridges over highways and other roads. Whether you drive a truck, auto or motorcycle, you likely travel on, below or above a bridge almost daily.