Investing in Infrastructure is Investing in the Future

Enterra Insights

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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.

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.

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

Talking Logistics

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.

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.”

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

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. 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.

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

EFT

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.

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

Directworks

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mobile Madness!! How Does Your Bracket Stack Up?

Supply Chain Nation

or “Wow, I can’t believe Maryland lost… it was because they lost Trimble!” As my boys are glued to the TV this month, I cannot escape the incessant talk about March Madness!

The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight

Freightos

He’s received provisional approval to start digging in Maryland, in what might potentially become part of a DC to New York link, in turn potentially part of a massive underground Hyperloop network. The Tesla Semi Truck Will Change Freight.

If He Had Run a Little Faster

Talking Logistics

A few hours later, Mike and his family boarded a plane back home to Maryland, the others drove back home to Connecticut, and I went upstairs to my study and sat by the window, silent and heartbroken. My wife’s cousin Mike ran the Boston Marathon on Monday. He was running in memory of my wife’s brother Paul who died at age 3 of cancer, before my wife was even born.

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.

Over a century in the skies

Quintiq

In 1909, the world’s oldest operating airport was in the city of College Park, Maryland. A wise man once said, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”.

Freight Surge Expected for Q2 and July 4

DAT Solutions

Here's the math: There are lots of choices when you leave Buffalo, including several destinations in Virginia and Maryland. Van freight was a little quiet last week, but a rebound should be underway now, to close the second quarter on a high note.

Will Quantum Computers Provide a Quantum Leap in Computing?

Enterra Insights

universities (Duke University (project lead), University of Chicago, University of Maryland, Tufts University, MIT, University of California, Berkeley, and the University of New Mexico). Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Scott Bakula starred in a television show entitled “Quantum Leap.” ” The premise of the show involved a failed experiment which resulted in Bakula’s character, a former scientist named Sam Beckett, finding himself trapped in time.

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

Cerasis

Marlin Steel was even awarded with OSHA’s SHARP designation, one of only 5 businesses in the state of Maryland to earn the distinction. #2: I have been following the Marlin Steel blog and the company for quite some time. They are a great company and very representative of the pride of American Manufacturing. Marlin Steel President Drew Greenblatt is on the Advisory Board of the National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation (NAFJI).

Smart Cities Emerge Where the Digital World Meets the Physical World

Enterra Insights

Lewis, a professor emeritus of architecture at the University of Maryland, observes, “Many urban planners, artificial intelligence researchers, civil engineers and public officials aspire to create ‘smart’ cities. For both good and ill, the world is continuing to urbanize.

Our 4 Favorite Summer Supply Chain Reads

AFFLINK

Co-authored by a trio of SCM experts from the University of Maryland in 2010, X-SCM is an examination of how international companies are able to thrive in today's unpredictable, hazardous business world.