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.

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.

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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.

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

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

What Is Drayage Shipping and When Do You Need It?

PLS Logistics

The service is in extremely high demand in large port cities, like Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Baltimore, […]. Drayage shipping is moving container freight over short distances, mainly in the same metropolitan area between ports, facilities, rail yards or other shipping hubs. Drayage transportation is handled by trucks and is usually part of intermodal transport. Blog drayage drayage services intermodal intermodal freight intermodal transportation

28-year-old Supply Chain Major Living in London on $227,000/year

Operations and Supply Chain Management

But she never imagined that within six months of moving to London from Baltimore, Maryland, in September 2019, she would find herself living and working abroad amid a pandemic. Imani Change, 28, moved from Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. Overall, Change has found living in London more expensive than Baltimore, even with saving on day-to-day expenses during lockdown, mainly since she doesn’t have roommates.

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?” 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.

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

Material Handling and 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., A National Retail Federation report found that 92% of companies surveyed had been a victim of organized retail crime in the past year.

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. Amazon has 31,817 books about supply chain and 24,934 about logistics. That’s 56,751 supply chain and logistics books.

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. As you read this, I’ll be flying back home from Mexico City where I presented at the Logistic Summit & Expo 2015 , arguably the largest supply chain and logistics event in Mexico. lt was a very informative and productive event with thousands of attendees overall (stay tuned for my takeaways from the summit in a future post).

Questions Companies with U.S.-Mexico Trade Should be Asking

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Environmental Protection Agency holds up a shipment at the port of Baltimore because they are understaffed, it impacts supply chains across the nation. Nearly three years ago, C.H. Robinson’s President of Managed Services, Jordan Kass, spoke before Congress to detail industry concerns over the U.S. government’s role in supply chains. Today, amid an uncertain trade situation on the U.S.-Mexico Mexico border, his words seem unusually predictive. Seeing future trade inefficiencie s.

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. Rates are dropping on a handful of lanes heading INTO Baltimore, however. The immediate impacts from Harvey and Irma first showed up in van freight, then reefers. Now it's looking like flatbed’s turn.

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. Many have moved to lower-wage countries, leaving industrial wastelands in their place. There, Marlin Steel is a success story, maintaining its ground and producing metal baskets for bigger manufacturers such as Ford, Boeing, and Merck

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. The national flatbed rate for October was the highest of the year, boosted at least in part by rebuilding efforts in Florida and the Gulf Coast after the storms from a couple months ago. Volumes were up and down over the course of the month, though, as markets adjusted to constantly changing demand.

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. Right now, retail and e-commerce are driving trends in the transportation industry, which has lifted van rates, but prices fell on a lot of the major reefer lanes. Demand for reefers could heat up again as we get closer to Christmas.

Reefer rates rise as Florida hits its stride

DAT Solutions

Lakeland, FL to Baltimore surged 85¢ to $2.86/mi. Miami to Baltimore gained 51¢ to $3.05/mi. It's been a slow spring for fresh produce, but there are some hot spots, especially in the southernmost states. Freight volumes surged about 25% out of both Miami and Lakeland, FL, and some lanes about of Florida saw rates jump as much as 85¢ per mile. That helped boost the national average reefer rate to $2.18/mi., which is 3¢ higher than the April average.

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. There is less activity in Texas, which may be related to steel tariffs that affect specialty pipe used in the oilfields. That pipe is manufactured almost entirely of imported steel.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Port Baltimore is reducing its workday by 75 minutes. Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update. With the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), vulnerabilities in supply chains continue to be exposed. As the first tier in many company supply chains, the disruption in China has sent ripples through the worldwide economy. The situation is still fluid, as mentioned in our previous report , and Transplace will continue to release updates as we know them. Imports from China to U.S.

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. Over on the East Coast, the lane from Baltimore to Springfield, MA , surged 79¢ to $4.35/mile. Flatbed rates saw a spike in the week before Christmas, but otherwise they’ve stayed pretty close to where they were before Thanksgiving.

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.

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. We can also be found in Mangalore, India but our headquarters are located in Wilmington, DE. For some this may ring a bell…for the others keep reading and I tell you more about this city we call home.

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.

New Kroger and Ocado facility announced in Frederick, Maryland

EFT

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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.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

David Sparkman, head of David Sparkman Consulting, reports, “Empty stores and shopping centers are increasingly being converted into warehouse and e-commerce distribution centers, according to the global industrial real estate firm CBRE, which examined in detail two dozen such projects ranging from southern California to Baltimore.”[2] Thanks to the popularity of e-commerce, warehouses are some of the hottest properties in real estate. Erica E.

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.

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. A dishonest marketing tactic where a marketer advertises a very attractive value proposition and then switches the offer to something else after gaining interest by the buyer. Source Merriam-Webster Dictionary. The acronyms keep coming…. The cadence does not stop. Everyone seems to have a new one. Today, they swirl in the market forming a fog.

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.

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. Rates are up in Baltimore, too but the return trip to Raleigh doesn’t pay well – it’s only $1.55/mile. Find a load from Baltimore to Roanoke, VA.

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. Prices out of Miami and Lakeland plummeted, but the ripple effects also led to higher outbound rates in Atlanta , as prices adjust and demand shifts northward to Georgia produce.

Transportation Strategy in a Constrained Infrastructure: 30th SCRC Meeting Kicks Off Today

Supply Chain View from the Field

The expansion of Panama has shifted shipments from West Coast to East Coast, but only Norfolk and Baltimore can handle these larger ships – and this will result in longer berths where will the funding be coming from for these port expansions – and it is something that is happening, but we aren’t sure how to handle it. The 30 th SCRC meeting kicked off today with a theme on “Transportation Strategy in an Infrastructure Constrained Environment”.

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. Elsewhere, Green Bay to Minneapolis was down 39¢ to $2.56/mile, and the cross-country haul from Twin Falls to Baltimore paid 34¢ less on average at $2.48/mile. 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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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 Flatbed rates haven’t moved much in the past month, but that could change in the coming weeks.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943. _. “…I will apply dietetic measures for the benefit of the sick according to my ability and judgment; I will keep them from harm and injustice… …If I fulfill this oath and do not violate it, may it be granted to me to enjoy life and art, being honored with fame among all men for all time to come; if I transgress it and swear falsely, may the opposite of all this be my lot.”