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

EFT

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

Office of the Comptroller of Maryland gains security and supports service innovation with Axway

Axway

The Office of the Comptroller in the State of Maryland is responsible for crucial organizational practices from collecting taxes, to salary disbursement to state workers.

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

Savi

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.

Nitor and Ivalua Join Forces to Successfully Launch eMaryland Marketplace Advantage

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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”.

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.

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.”

Food 100

Collaborate to Win

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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.

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.

Ivalua Achieves FedRAMP Ready Designation

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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.

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 ).

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.

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce

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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.

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?”.

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.

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.

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

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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. Rapid deployment ensures department can continue to operate procurement while maintaining necessary controls during the COVID-19 crisis.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

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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. .

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

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.

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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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 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.

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.

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.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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Burris Logistics Burris Logistics is a pioneer in cold chain logistics that started operating in 1925 by delivering tomatoes from farms in Delaware and Maryland to markets in Philadelphia.

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!