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Rail-related projects included in $905M infrastructure grants

The Supply Chain Journal

Department of Transportation is awarding $905.25 millon to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The rail line will support the delivery of raw materials to an automobile manufacturing plant and the transport of finished vehicles from the plant, according to the award description.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

The Supply Chain Journal

While they differ in size and cargo from many U.S. Like several other Great Lakes ports, Port Milwaukee serves as a regional transportation and distribution center. Milwaukee’s history as a Great Lakes port began in 1835, when the first commercial cargo vessel called at the new village.


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FreightWaves Classics: “Hell in Nevada” for transcontinental convoy

The Supply Chain Journal

Army’s Cross-Country Motor Transport Train, which at this time 102 years ago, was slogging across the United States. He submitted his report in November 1919 to the chief of the Motor Transport Corps. The convoy proceeds across a reasonably flat dirt road along its route through Iowa.

Which States are Making the Grade in Logistics?

Material Handling and Logistics

The 2018 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card , conducted by Conexus Indiana for the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research, rates U.S. states on three variables: the share of total income earned by manufacturing employees in each state, the wage premium paid to manufacturing workers relative to the other states’ employees, and the share of manufacturing employment per capita. by cargo.

Accelerating road condition forecasting to know what’s ahead

The Supply Chain Journal

million — are weather-related , according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Department of Transportation says the estimated cost of weather-related delays to trucking companies ranges from $2.2 There are more than 5.8

This Week in Logistics News (January 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

The issue here is that the new vaccines need an absurd amount of labor and materials to be manufactured, especially considering that a vaccine has never been made at this speed or scale before. This means that it can be stored and transported in regular refrigeration trucks.