5 Facts About American Manufacturing & 3 Reasons to Work In Manufacturing


They are a great company and very representative of the pride of American Manufacturing. We are featuring two of their quick blog posts below that are relevant to the state of American Manufacturing today: the real facts about the industry and why someone should work in manufacturing. In February, the company, founded in 1968 in Brooklyn and later moved to Baltimore by Greenblatt, announced a new expansion. Manufacturers Can Thrive Against All Comers."

Manufacturing as an Economic Key


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.

10 Books Logistics And Supply Chain Experts Need To Read


I threw in a healthy dose of interesting (globalization, shipping trends and the business of logistics), a dash of history (the evolution of longitude), a sprinkle of next generation manufacturing (lean manufacturing) and some great company success stories (FedEx, Walmart.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Consumers can now buy directly from overseas retailers and manufacturers, and with the increase in the de minimis value by Congress from $200 to $800, we increasingly see the U.S. Nearly three years ago, C.H.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943. _. The greatest gap is in the design of supplier and manufacturing networks. And, in our Digital Manufacturing Study.

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


A couple of weeks ago, ISM and Spend Matters had their first Eprocurement Technology Summit in Baltimore, Maryland on the Inner Harbor. Manufacturers and their strategic suppliers are realizing that they need to change their thinking and the way they do business.

Bait and Switch

Supply Chain Shaman

Each time that they are published, the Shaman sighs and chuckles in her little apartment in Baltimore. I also like the work that is happening at the Demand-driven Institute on the redesign of manufacturing to be more demand driven. Bait and switch: A form of fraud.

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 (October 14-18, 2013)

Talking Logistics

BMW to Mazda Imports Slowed as Strike Shuts Baltimore Port ( Bloomberg ). Onshoring: Manufacturers capitalise on goods ‘made in the USA’ ( Financial Times ). Decaying Bridges, Highways Raise Costs for Truckers, Manufacturers ( Wall Street Journal ). 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.

Taming the Supply Chain. Will It Ever Be Social?

Supply Chain Shaman

Last month, I was at a chemical manufacturer, and the Chief Supply Chain Officer walked me to the elevator. For most leaders in supply chain and manufacturing, this is a new world, and not one that is well-understood or valued. 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?

Allentown gains traction as freight hub

DAT Solutions

Allentown, PA, was once a major manufacturing town, but it has emerged more recently as a popular location for warehouses and distribution centers, especially at this time of year.

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


And it enables consumers to buy directly from overseas retailers and manufacturers, helping to drive the rapid growth in ecommerce worldwide. Will the IoT Revolution Force Government to Embrace Silo-Busting?

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

Supply Chain @ MIT

What is to stop individuals from using other gateways in the region such as Baltimore or Washington DC to enter the country? As the demand for PPE has soared manufacturing capacity has become constrained, and some distributors are citing supply concerns.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

DAT Solutions

Cargo ships were re-routed or delayed en route to and from ports from Savannah to Baltimore. Mangkhut weakened as it moved on to Hong Kong and other ports and manufacturing centers in Southeastern China, but high winds and flooding damaged property and infrastructure.