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). This initiative is a direct result of Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 Commission to Modernize State Procurement, led by Lt.

The Legal Implications of Transport Visibility is NOT Good News for Truckers

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Maryland has a cap on non-economic damages, but is one of very few states with a cap. It is therefore important to begin to consider the legal considerations around visibility of transportation and make an educated decision on the acceptable level of risks.

How to Be a Preferred Shipping Customer: Strategies for the Coming Capacity Shortage

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One challenge to this approach, however, is that many shippers focus exclusively on price when making their transportation decisions. Customers with a strict ‘procurement mindset’ overlook important factors like consistency, overall experience or past performance. So even as our business has grown, I’ve never had to dial-for-diesel, begging someone to take my load,” says Dave Kodadek, Director of Transportation. Business has been improving for the U.S. trucking industry.

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Indago is a Latin word that means “to investigate, search out, try to find/procure by seeking.”. Over the past few years, freight brokerage has been a hot segment of the transportation market. Earlier this week, I wrote about the network effect in transportation management.