New Kroger and Ocado facility announced in Frederick, Maryland

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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

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

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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 Department of General Services Announces eMaryland Marketplace Advantage Goes Live

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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

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.

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

Logility

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.

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.

Conquering the Explosion of Supply Chain Planning Data

Logility

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.

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.

This Week in Logistics News (August 24-28, 2015)

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Drone with drugs, porn seized near Maryland prisons, two arrested (Reuters). The next best thing to playing in the Little League World Series has to be playing in the Cooperstown Dreams Park weekly tournament, where 104 teams from across the country compete over five days for the championship.

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.

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Find the Money – How a Transportation Spend Diagram Can Help

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Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Transportation professionals should be trained to “find the money.”

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

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University of Maryland Selects Resilinc as Supply Chain Risk Partner. Lots of interesting news to discuss today, so let’s go straight to it. Descartes Unveils Same-Day Delivery Optimization Technology. Amazon to Begin Sunday Deliveries, With Post Office’s Help ( Wall Street Journal ).

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Maryland. The governor of Maryland instituted a closure of all businesses in the state on March 23. Shippers could face some supply chain difficulty in Maryland.

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce

EFT

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.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Maryland . The governor of Maryland instituted a closure of all businesses in the state on March 23. Shippers could face some supply chain difficulty in Maryland. .

How to Design the Right Solution in a Dynamic Transportation Environment

Talking Logistics

Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

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

Elementum

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.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Maryland. When you hear the word compliance , what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Here is a good question to help you understand what compliance should look like in your organization. What are your customer, partner, regulatory, and vendor expectations?”.

The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

Supply Chain Nation

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.

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

Thanksgiving 2018

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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.

Turkey 100

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.”

This Week in Logistics News (September 7-11, 2015)

Talking Logistics

The folks from Manugistics left not knowing how they would get back home to Maryland, and I joined my colleagues next door at the Hilton to watch the events on TV. Today is September 11. I never forget.

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Maryland. Maryland has some slight agriculture production, even though it is more known for its access to the Atlantic Ocean and commercial fishing industry. Much like Maryland, Massachusetts touts commercial fishing over agriculture as the state’s dominant industry.

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

Elementum

Response: State of Emergency declarations were already made in the states of Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. After making landfall last week, Hurricane Florence is crawling northeast along the U.S.'s s east coast. Despite weakening from a Category 4 storm to a Category 1 , the storm is disrupting everyday life and wreaking havoc on infrastructure.

How to Be a Preferred Shipping Customer: Strategies for the Coming Capacity Shortage

Talking Logistics

Mike holds a BS degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Master of Engineering degree in Supply Chain Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Business has been improving for the U.S. trucking industry. The economy is continuing to regain momentum. Shipper demand and carrier availability have come back into balance after several years of excess capacity.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

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Maryland. #23. Maryland. Rhode Island has been given the dubious distinction of being named the worst state in the US for infrastructure by both CNBC and US News , amongst a poor outlook for the US as a whole by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

On the other end of the spectrum, the study found the following ten states falling woefully short in maintaining their infrastructure: Mississippi, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, West Virginia, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.[4] Over the past few years, the U.S. economy has boomed and unemployment rates have fallen. While the full impact of current trade and immigration policies remain uncertain, one thing is certain — if the U.S.

Seasoned Leadership in Action™ – An Interview with Sheri Hinish, The Supply Chain Queen®!

Supply Chain Game Changer

She also has a Bachelor of Science in Business, Supply Chain Management (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Maryland. Subscribe Here! Email Address. Subscribe to Supply Chain Game Changer. The Ocean Plastics Environmental Crisis!

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Maryland? ? . As we move into the back half of May, the freight market is starting to show signs of an expedited rebound. . Currently, we are seeing signs of recovery. However, fluctuations are likely , and the road back to typical conditions will be bumpy. .

The Legal Implications of Transport Visibility is NOT Good News for Truckers

NC State SCRC

Maryland has a cap on non-economic damages, but is one of very few states with a cap. Our prior post discussed the benefits and challenges of visibility in logistics. But WAIT! There’s more to it than just benefits.

Remembering 9/11

Talking Logistics

The folks from Manugistics left not knowing how they would get back home to Maryland, and I joined my colleagues next door at the Hilton to watch the events on TV. Author’s Note: Today is September 11. I never forget.

Greg Javor: “Our mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit”

Supply Chain Movement

My first job was a warehouse supervisor trainee for a public warehouse (nowadays a 3PL), in Baltimore, Maryland. Like the sea-faring coffee traders who inspired its logo it’s not all been plain sailing at Starbucks.

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

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A couple of weeks ago, ISM and Spend Matters had their first Eprocurement Technology Summit in Baltimore, Maryland on the Inner Harbor. I attended with a few colleagues from Directworks. We wanted to go to see what kind of conference it was, and could be in the future.