DHL relocates to larger service centre in Baltimore

EFT

Baltimore service centre that they say enables increased shipment processing capacity and faster handling. . The DHL service center in Baltimore currently employs 60 people, including 12 new hires since the facility started operations in September. and Baltimore is the latest example of this trend. DHL has relocated to a new state-of-the-art 48,667 sq.-ft. This facility became fully operational in September.

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.

Procurement Technology: An Update from Spend Matters in Baltimore

NC State SCRC

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.

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.”

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

Steelwedge Software Announces Supplemental Funding Round

Supply Chain Matters

million in new growth capital in a funding round led by Baltimore based private equity firm Camden Partners. Supply chain technology provider Steelwedge has announced today that it has received $22.5 Other participants in this latest round of funding included San Francisco based Mainsail Partners, Shea Ventures and the firm’s CEO, Pervinder Johar.

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

Loftware

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?”

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read

Freightos

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.

This Week in Logistics News (March 16-20, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Prime Now Expands: One-Hour Delivery on Tens of Thousands of Daily Essentials Now Available to Prime Members in Baltimore and Miami.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943. _.

Manufacturing as an Economic Key

APICS

Earlier this week, in “Small Factories Emerge as a Weapon in the Fight Against Poverty,” The New York Times focused on one such area in Baltimore. In the United States, as in other areas of the industrialized world, factories have changed.

Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling & Logistics

The top locations are 1) New York City; 2) Los Angeles; 3) Miami; 4) Chicago and Houston, tied; 5) San Francisco/Oakland; 6) Atlanta; 7) Baltimore; 8) Orlando; 9) northern New Jersey, Washington, D.C.,

Rebuilding Efforts Fuel Flatbed Demand

DAT Solutions

Baltimore rates rose sharply after Irma, likely due to ocean cargo that was diverted from Miami and Savannah. The lane from Baltimore to Charlotte jumped up 60¢ last week to $2.22/mile, but volumes are trending back down now.

Reefer rates hit lull between holidays

DAT Solutions

Twin Falls, ID, to Baltimore gained 24¢ at $3.26. Fresno to Baltimore fell 29¢ at $2.41/mile. Reefer activity picked up after Thanksgiving, but not nearly as much as dry van freight.

Welcome to Wilmington!

Arkieva

Located in New Castle County, we are a jump, skip and a hop from cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Here at Arkieva we have three offices. From our previous post, you can tell that one of those locations is in Antwerp, Belgium.

If You Are Not a Step Ahead, You Are Behind.

ivalua

A couple of weeks ago, ISM and Spend Matters had their first Eprocurement Technology Summit in Baltimore, Maryland on the Inner Harbor. I attended with a few colleagues from Directworks. We wanted to go to see what kind of conference it was, and could be in the future.

October Flatbed Rates Were Highest of the Year

DAT Solutions

Atlanta rates were down in general, but the lane to Baltimore climbed to $2.95/mile last week. The biggest declines for the month were on lanes out of Raleigh and Baltimore.

Flatbed rates move lower, but they're still pretty high

DAT Solutions

Outbound prices slipped lower for flatbeds in Baltimore and Savannah, which could be related to port traffic. Baltimore to Springfield, MA was down 61¢ to a still-high $4.57/mile. Flatbed rates are coming down from record highs, but remain elevated even after some sharp drops.

Flatbed Markets Adjust to Holidays, Regulations, and Weather

DAT Solutions

Flatbed freight out of Baltimore usually heads to the Northeast and Midwest, and the weather in those regions made those shipments more difficult. That pushed Baltimore rates up 10% higher last week as a result.

Bait and Switch

Supply Chain Shaman

Each time that they are published, the Shaman sighs and chuckles in her little apartment in Baltimore. Bait and switch: A form of fraud.

Taming the Supply Chain. Will It Ever Be Social?

Supply Chain Shaman

It is a beautiful day in Baltimore. The supply chain is knotted. It is unruly. It is complex. Will it ever be tamed through social? Yesterday, @DamarqueViews asked me a question on twitter: “What do you think are the greatest barriers in the adoption of social technology in the supply chain?” ” I laughed. Such a deep question on twitter. I tried and tried to figure out how I could answer this question in 140 characters on Twitter. I could not.

Loads and Rates Rise as Month Ends

DAT Solutions

On the East Coast, choose between Baltimore to the north and Raleigh to the south, or go from one to the other, with a TriHaul (triangular) route to replace the low-priced southbound leg. The lane from Raleigh to Baltimore paid $2.75/mile last week for flatbeds.

Florida Reefer Rates Take a Dive

DAT Solutions

Miami to Baltimore dove 59¢ to $2.91/mile. Lakeland to Baltimore fell 46¢ to $2.93/mile. Peak season for Florida seems to have come to a close, and reefer rates responded accordingly.

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. There was plenty of learning and networking at the CSCMP Annual Conference this week, which I’ll write about in a future post.

Reefer Rates Continue to Cool

DAT Solutions

As a result, rates fell on a couple of lanes out of Miami: Miami to Baltimore lost 39¢ at $2.05/mile, which is still high for February. February is usually the slowest month of the year for spot freight, and declines in reefer rates have been sharper than in the van segment.

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Freight Surge Expected for Q2 and July 4

DAT Solutions

TriHaul of the Week, for Vans: Charlotte-Buffalo-Baltimore-Charlotte. If you take a load from Buffalo to Baltimore , for example, you add only 126 miles but you make 15¢ more per mile.

Allentown gains traction as freight hub

DAT Solutions

for dry vans out of Allentown on November 28, and there were more van loads posted there than for either Philly or Baltimore.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

RISING LANES: While rates may not have changed drastically in the past month, one thing that’s stood out is the use of Baltimore as an alternative port for the Southeast: The lane from Roanoke to Baltimore averaged of $3.41 Baltimore to Charlotte added 36¢ at $1.89

This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013)

Talking Logistics

BMW to Mazda Imports Slowed as Strike Shuts Baltimore Port ( Bloomberg ). Several years ago, I interviewed CIOs and IT executives from leading third party logistics (3PL) companies, and one of the most interesting findings was that their teams spent a majority of their time fixing and cleansing data. I’m sure if I conducted those interviews again today, the story would still be the same.

Rock on!

Supply Chain Insights

They deliver pantry supplies to our small office in Baltimore <without charging us shipping> a couple of times a week. We love Amazon. At Supply Chain Insights, we are loyal Amazon shoppers. The experience is fun; and for us, convenient. We also feel that they are a wonderful case study of how supply chains can make a difference in driving value. This week, we celebrated the launch of their same day delivery model with a glass of wine.

Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

TMC

Environmental Protection Agency holds up a shipment at the Port of Baltimore because the agency is understaffed, the delays can quickly ripple through the entire supply chain. Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

Reefer Rates Respond to New Regulations and Pre-Holiday Urgency

DAT Solutions

Reefer rates out of Miami also surged, and the lane to Baltimore added 54¢ to an average of $2.28/mile. Last week was a short week, as most carriers needed to get drivers home in time for the Christmas weekend.

What are Block Chains? – Jason Busch on the Future of Money, Trust and Transparency

NC State SCRC

Jason Busch provided a great view on Block Chains, and their impact on the future of funds in the supply chain, at the Global Procurement Tech Summit in Baltimore. Jason started out by discussing the fact that a company ledger is just a source of truth. Because we are having more and morecomplexity in our supply chain trading systems, keeping track of all our transactions is becoming increasingly difficult. In the old days, we had a single mainframe computer, and a single tape drive.

Flatbed Rates Hold Steady at 2-Year Highs

DAT Solutions

WHAT'S HOT – Rates were on the rise last week in two Atlantic seaport markets: Baltimore and Jacksonville. Flatbed volumes didn’t slip as expected in the first half of July.

Flatbed freight regains footing in December

DAT Solutions

FALLING Seasonally, we expect cold weather to lead to lower flatbed rates and volumes, and that was true for Baltimore last week. Flatbed carriers didn't hear a lot of good news in the second half of 2018.