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

Supply Chain View from the Field

The 30 th SCRC meeting kicked off today with a theme on “Transportation Strategy in an Infrastructure Constrained Environment”. This is a theme that was discussed a year ago at a conference in DC on Transportation Infrastructure, over coffee with William Lucas from Caterpillar. We talked about focusing on transportation as an issue that needs to be specifically addressed. Depending on weight and velocity needs, decisions and optimal transportation strategies are impacted.

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

CH Robinson Transportfolio

On June 28, 2016, Mr. Kass testified before the United States Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security. Nearly three years ago, C.H.

Do No Harm…

Supply Chain Shaman

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943. _. In a similar vein, a major 3PL that I spoke to last week at Eye for Transport is considering discontinuing the traditional storage of spare parts and initiating a new service to do 3D printing of parts on demand.

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

TMC

Senate Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, on how the IoT impacts supply chains, logistics, and the movement of goods. The IoT gives companies the ability to source parts and sell products globally.

East and West Coast Ports to Battle for U.S. Region After Panama Canal Expansion

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Neutral or Unclear: Baltimore, Miami, and other East Coast ports. Source: Boston Consulting Group. Global Transportation Logistics Panama Canal Ports Shippers

DOT Gives $500 Million in Grants to Much-Needed Infrastructure Projects

GTG Technology Group

The Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program is a federal grant program that funds projects within the federal trade corridors. Baltimore is one of the fastest-growing ports in the United States. Sources: [link].

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