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New Kroger and Ocado facility announced in Frederick, Maryland


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.


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Smithfield Foods to build 420,000 square foot distribution centre in Cecil County Maryland


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.

Impact of UAW strike at Volvo spreads to Maryland engine plant

The Supply Chain Journal

A United Auto Workers strike at Volvo Trucks North America entered its third week Monday with the impact spreading to a Maryland engine plant that serves both Volvo and sibling Mack Trucks.

Cross-functional Team Implements JAGGAER at the College of Southern Maryland


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Maryland Department of General Services Announces eMaryland Marketplace Advantage Goes Live


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


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.

SEKO Logistics Launches New Facilities in Baltimore and Charlotte

Supply Chain Brain

east coast in Baltimore, Maryland and Charlotte, North Carolina SEKO Logistics, a provider of complete supply chain solutions, has recently opened new regional distribution hubs on the U.S.

Mother’s Day Truck Convoy helps Make-A-Wish children

The Supply Chain Journal

The convoy provides funding more than 75% of the wishes granted for the Susquehanna Valley chapter, which includes areas of New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Expansion of Baltimore’s Howard Street Tunnel a step closer to reality

The Supply Chain Journal

The federal government has granted the project a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), which the project needs as part of its review under the National Environmental Policy Act, according to Maryland Gov. Track lowering will also occur in locations in Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania.

Watch: Why Is There a Global Semiconductor Shortage?

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Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, explains how the semiconductor supply chain works, why there’s a shortage of product, and what are the prospects for an early solution Suresh Acharya, professor of practice in the Robert H.

Investing in Infrastructure is Investing in the Future

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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.

Watch: How Will We Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine?

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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

Watch: What to Do About the Vaccine Surplus in the U.S.

Supply Chain Brain

Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, addresses the excess of COVID-19 vaccine doses in the U.S., Suresh Acharya, Professor of Practice in the Robert H. and what to do about it

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Baltimore active for 300+ years

The Supply Chain Journal

In the 17th century, Maryland farmers began growing more tobacco, with the intent to export a portion of their crops. Photo: Maryland State Archives). The port was designated as a port of entry by the Maryland General Assembly in 1706. Photo: Maryland State Archives).

Amazon to hire 75K workers for North American logistics, fulfillment

The Supply Chain Journal

According to Amazon, the states with the most open positions are Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin. Inc.

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

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


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.

Problematic vaccine plant still lacks approval after some doses cleared

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The news: A problematic Maryland vaccine plant making Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine still doesn’t have regulatory approvals , even after the Food and Drug Administration declared several batches from the plant were safe.

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

Freight Tech Trends with 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. Freight Tech Trends with Mike Mulqueen. Mike Mulqueen and Joe Lynch discuss freight tech trends.

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


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.

Truckers, brokers owed hundreds of thousands after Indiana company’s bankruptcy

The Supply Chain Journal

Although incorporated in Maryland, the household goods company’s principal office was in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Bringing Science to ‘Sell By’ Dates

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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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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.

Nitor and Ivalua Join Forces to Successfully Launch eMaryland Marketplace Advantage


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”.

Federal medical stockpile still rebuilding inventory as pandemic subsides

The Supply Chain Journal

A Maryland plant producing vaccines for AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson accidentally ruined millions of doses, which has delayed FDA approval for the manufacturing site. This is an excerpt from Medically Necessary, a health care supply chain newsletter. Subscribe here.

FreightTech for Fortune 500 Shippers with Brad Forester and Mike Mulqueen

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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.

Conquering the Explosion of Supply Chain Planning Data


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.

Third time a charm? UAW and Volvo reach another tentative agreement

The Supply Chain Journal

The duration of the second walkout has impacted some shifts at the Volvo Group engine plant in Hagerstown, Maryland, where engines for Volvo and its sibling Mack Trucks are produced. Related articles: Impact of UAW strike at Volvo spreads to Maryland engine plant.

Has Technology Made Supply Change Management Sexy?

Enterra Insights

For example, Germain explains that Suresh Acharaya, a professor of practice at the University of Maryland Robert H. Some people think supply chain professionals labor in a boring profession. Kevin O’Marah ( @komarah ) writes, “‘Supply chain’ is a label with baggage.

Medically Necessary: Europe hopes mRNA vaccines will speed rollout after delays

The Supply Chain Journal

In March — before the problems with blood clots and the mix-up at a Maryland manufacturing facility — Reuters reported that Johnson & Johnson was already struggling to provide the 55 million doses it had promised the EU by the end of June.

Robinson asks Supreme Court to settle `negligent hiring’ battle

The Supply Chain Journal

It dates to a fatal 2002 accident in Maryland between a tractor-trailer and a pick-up truck with a driver and passenger. The transportation industry wants the U.S.

Hours-of-service waiver issued in wake of pipeline cyberattack

The Supply Chain Journal

In addition to the District of Columbia, FMCSA’s waiver applies to the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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