New Kroger and Ocado facility announced in Frederick, Maryland


Kroger is incredibly excited to construct one of our industry-leading Customer Fulfillment Centers in Maryland in relationship with Ocado to bring fresh food to our customers faster than ever before," said Robert Clark, Kroger's senior vice president of supply chain, manufacturing and sourcing.

Smithfield Foods to build 420,000 square foot distribution centre in Cecil County Maryland


We are proud to become part of the business community in Maryland, a location that provides strategic advantages for our business and improves our ability to provide high-quality product to our customers and consumers.'. 'It It is a tremendous win for the state and for Cecil County that a global company like Smithfield Foods, which has worldwide brand recognition, has chosen to continue its growth in Maryland,' said Governor Larry Hogan.


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Cross-functional Team Implements JAGGAER at the College of Southern Maryland


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Maryland Department of General Services Announces eMaryland Marketplace Advantage Goes Live


Maryland Department of General Services Office of State Procurement launches new e-procurement system. BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced the Office of State Procurement launched the state’s new e-procurement system eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA). With the addition of this e-procurement system, Maryland is taking a significant step forward in the way we do business,” said Governor Hogan. “I

Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system


Redwood City, CA March 14, 2019 – Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced that the State of Maryland has selected its Source-to-Pay platform to power a new statewide e-procurement system, eMaryland Marketplace Advantage. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, said in a public announcement , “With the addition of this e-procurement system, Maryland is taking a significant step forward in the way we do business.”.

SEKO Logistics Launches New Facilities in Baltimore and Charlotte

Supply Chain Brain

east coast in Baltimore, Maryland and Charlotte, North Carolina SEKO Logistics, a provider of complete supply chain solutions, has recently opened new regional distribution hubs on the U.S.

Watch: Why Is There a Global Semiconductor Shortage?

Supply Chain Brain

Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, explains how the semiconductor supply chain works, why there’s a shortage of product, and what are the prospects for an early solution Suresh Acharya, professor of practice in the Robert H.

Watch: How Will We Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Supply Chain Brain

Suresh Acharya, Professor of Practice at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, lays out the challenges of creating an end-to-end supply chain that can produce and distribute millions of doses of a vaccine for COVID-19

Investing in Infrastructure is Investing in the Future

Enterra Insights

According to a 2014 study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and conducted by the University of Maryland’s … Continued The post Investing in Infrastructure is Investing in the Future appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

A. Duie Pyle Opens Hagerstown Integrated Logistics Center

Supply Chain Brain

Duie Pyle, a provider of asset and non-asset based transportation and supply chain solutions in the Northeast, recently announced the opening of its highly anticipated integrated logistics center near Hagerstown, Maryland and its plans to increase the warehouse capacity with the addition of a 100,000-square-foot facility – totaling over 300,000 square feet in warehouse space on the campus

Supply Chain Heroes: Stories of Innovation in Support of COVID-19


Under Armour volunteers to make protective gear for Maryland hospitals. [ [link] ] VF. The dramatic spread of COVID-19 has disrupted lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses worldwide and created supply chain heroes across the globe.

Watch: The Department of Transportation in the Biden Administration

Supply Chain Brain

David Winstead, an attorney with Ballard Spahr LLP and former Secretary of Transportation in the state of Maryland, speculates on U.S. Department of Transportation challenges, initiatives and priorities under the incoming Biden Administration

Nitor and Ivalua Join Forces to Successfully Launch eMaryland Marketplace Advantage


Nitor, the leader in source-to-pay transformation, and Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud Solutions , announced the successful launch of the Maryland Department of General Services’ new e-procurement system, eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA), which deployed on schedule and on budget. We are honored to continue our work with the State of Maryland Office of Procurement to support their mission of transparency, quality and compliance”.

A Coronavirus Supply Chain Success Story: Public-Private Team Effort to Get Logistics Tech to 1st Responders


First, the assembly site – the Maryland location of First Source Electronics (FSE), a division of Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. FSE did a great job negotiating with Maryland state authorities to get an exemption so they could get the parts assembled into finished kits.

Bringing Science to ‘Sell By’ Dates

Enterra Insights

A study, conducted by researchers from various departments in the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, concluded, “Food is lost or wasted at different stages of the food production, consumption, and supply chain. Abani Pradhan, another co-author of the University of Maryland paper, indicates hope may be on the way for confused consumers. You may have watched a History Channel reality show entitled “ Eating History.”

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The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

JDA software

I grew up in Maryland and while I went to school in Delaware, I never strayed too far! I moved back to Maryland while my husband got his MBA from the University of Maryland then to the Northern Virginia area where we still live today with our two kids who are 15 and 18. Haley Morse is vice president, services sales, North American retail and has been with JDA for nearly 25 years.

FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers with Brad Forester and Mike Mulqueen

The Logistics of Logistics

Mike earned a Master of Engineering degree from MIT and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business/Marketing from the University of Maryland. FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers with Brad Forester and Mike Mulqueen. Brad Forester , Mike Mulqueen , and Joe Lynch discuss FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers. Brad, Mike, and their team at JBF Consulting advise Fortune 500 companies on the assessment, selection, and implementation of supply chain software. About Brad Forester.

Conquering the Explosion of Supply Chain Planning Data


A University of Maryland/DHL study found the demand-to-supply ratio of available supply chain jobs to qualified individuals is 6 to 1. Companies across all industries and sizes struggle to make sense of and value from the available mountains of data.

Collaborate to Win


Ivalua customers such as the state of Maryland saved time by launching surveys to existing suppliers of various goods and services that were not contracted for PPE but may have such items to quickly assess how much inventory is available and the certification of any suppliers.

This drone wants your dirty laundry

The Supply Chain Journal

A University of Maryland Medical Center team used a drone to deliver a human organ for transplant. There are plenty of use cases for drones, and many companies are working to find them.

Additive Manufacturing continues to Mature

Enterra Insights

The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) recently announced the establishment of a manufacturing innovation center in Harford County, Maryland, whose mission is “to create scientific breakthroughs in metallurgy and plastics, as well as the launch of new factory machinery that will ‘transform the way U.S. 9] Staff, “ Next Generation 3D Printing Gets Boost from New Maryland Center ,” IndustryWeek , 6 July 2018

Commonwealth of Virginia Uses Ivalua’s Platform for Transformation of eVA Procurement System


Customers span all levels of government and include the State of Ohio, State of Arizona, State of Maryland, State of Alabama, State of Vermont, City of New York, Shared Services Canada, British Columbia and many others.

Ivalua Achieves FedRAMP Ready Designation


Customers span all levels of government and include the State of Ohio, State of Arizona, State of Alabama, State of Maryland, State of Vermont, City of New York, Shared Services Canada, British Columbia and many others.

Hurricane Florence Update: Impacts, Forecasts, and Operational Best Practices


Response: State of Emergency declarations were already made in the states of Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Hurricane Florence has officially reached the Southeast United States. Despite weakening from a Category 4 storm to a Category 2 (update: now a Category 1) due to slightly reduced winds, it has still grown in size, with its wind field continuously expanding reach.

Find the Money – How a Transportation Spend Diagram Can Help

Talking Logistics

Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Transportation professionals should be trained to “find the money.” That is, when conducting a strategic assessment or solution design within a transportation operation, transportation professionals should look for ways to create cost reductions while improving (or without negatively impacting) service levels. Easier said than done, but the Spend Diagram is where you start.

This Week in Logistics News (November 11-15, 2013)

Talking Logistics

University of Maryland Selects Resilinc as Supply Chain Risk Partner. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland plans to integrate Resilinc SupplyIntel into its supply chain course curriculum “for the purpose of educating future business leaders on supply chain risk management best practices.” Lots of interesting news to discuss today, so let’s go straight to it. Descartes Unveils Same-Day Delivery Optimization Technology.

Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Other states with significant turkey production include Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Dakota, Utah, and California. As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, letting our eyes devour the feast ahead of the actual eating, one of the things for which we should be thankful is the supply chain that brought the bounty to the table. At the original Thanksgiving feast, the pickings were much slimmer and all ingredients were sourced locally.

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COVID-19 Drives Push for Supply Chain Efficiency with Mobile Barcode Data Collection


A Maryland-based IT company was experiencing serious bottlenecks in their materials management process. Overview. Pandemic-related disruptions and delays have put a new spotlight on the global supply chain.

Is Powerloop Good for the Freight Business with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

I grew up on a produce farm in Maryland and that’s how I started truck driving. download the audio file. [0:43] 0:43] Please tell us about your background. Andrew Kelley is a global technology executive focused on logistics and supply chain software. He is CEO of Bell Creek Partners consulting to lower middle market private equity firms and with the objective of buying a single platform business to run as CEO.

Who’s Catching the Holiday Shopping Fever?

Enterra Insights

”[3] According to the article, “Everyone spends a little extra during the holidays, but consumers in Maryland and Utah spend more ? The average consumer spends $1,047 on the holidays, but consumers in Maryland spend twice that. Maryland residents have the highest discretionary income to spend during the holidays with $2,241 at their disposal to spend. West Virginians make about half of what Marylanders do.”

How to Design the Right Solution in a Dynamic Transportation Environment

Talking Logistics

Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Shippers and Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) are constantly evolving – more rapidly than ever due to increasing activity in mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs, changing client and consumer demands, converging business models, and decreasing IT costs. These influences are changing shipper and LSP transportation requirements in real time, which creates a need for designing the right solution to address those challenges.

Rwanda Heads Technology Revolution in Africa

The Network Effect

It’s small (about the size of Maryland), landlocked, and mountainous. Rwanda is a tiny country in Africa, the fourth smallest to be exact, but one making giant strides in embracing the latest technology. In fact, in some cases it is leapfrogging many first world countries in the race to do business, smarter, cheaper, better. Rwanda is at a distinct disadvantage. There’s not much in the way of natural resources.

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Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce


During the first phase of the US launch, a select number of consumers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington, D.C. The Kroger Co. NYSE: KR ) and Loop, the circular e-commerce platform developed by TerraCycle, today announced an exclusive grocery retail partnership agreement in the US.

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Digitizes Supplier Registration & Solicitation Process with Ivalua in 1 Week


Customers span all levels of government and include the State of Ohio , State of Arizona , State of Maryland , State of Vermont , City of New York , Shared Services Canada, British Columbia and many others.

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. This 28-year-old Supply Chain major lives on $227,000 a year in London—here’s how she spends her money. Published Thu, Sep 24 202011:57 AM EDTUpdated Thu, Sep 24 202012:01 PM EDT.