New Kroger and Ocado facility announced in Frederick, Maryland

EFT

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. This site will be key to delivering amazing grocery experiences to households across Maryland, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. Normal. false. false. false. EN-GB. X-NONE. X-NONE.

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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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

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 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.”.

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

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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. With over $16 billion in tax revenue collected every year, this pays more than 100,000 … Customer experience AMPLIFY MFT APIs customer experience Syncplicity by Axway

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

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

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

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. From suits to PPE gowns and masks, from baby wipes to disinfectant wipes, from food service to grocery to food & beverages manufacturers, companies around the world are stepping up to contribute and serve where they can.

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”.

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. Captain Adam Hever traveled to FSE’s Maryland location to inspect and accept the kits in person.

The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

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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.

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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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. Structured and unstructured data including that from social media, Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain sources continue to stream in but much is left untouched. Organizations are simply overwhelmed.

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. The need for Procurement to improve collaboration with suppliers, and other stakeholders, has gained broad acceptance in recent years. In case anyone was sleeping, the Covid-19 crisis has provided further evidence.

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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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.

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.

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)

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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.

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.

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.

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. NYSE: KR ) and Loop, the circular e-commerce platform developed by TerraCycle, today announced an exclusive grocery retail partnership agreement in the US.

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.

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

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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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?”. Are you meeting those expectations? The great news about supply chain compliance is that AB&R® makes it a breeze. It’s one of our top six trends we’re following in 2019, and we have decades of experience in this area.

From Lab to Arm: Supply Chain Journey of the COVID-19 Vaccines

BlueYonder

We recently had two industry and supply chain experts join us to discuss this topic during a LinkedIn Live session: Fab Brasca, Blue Yonder GVP of Global Solutions, and Suresh Acharya, Blue Yonder Scientific Advisor and the University of Maryland Professor in Business Analytics.

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

ivalua

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.

The Importance of Confidence in Career and Life

BlueYonder

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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 second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April. Many states are seeing a significant increase in population mobility , which is indicative of state citizens resuming pre-outbreak activity.