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.

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.

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.

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.

How to Design the Right Solution in a Dynamic Transportation Environment

Talking Logistics

Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”.

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.

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.

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).

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.