Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. North Dakota. #13. North Dakota. New Mexico. New York.

Getting that “Swing” in Supply Chain Management

Talking Logistics

The New York Times best-selling book The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown tells the story of how the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew team overcome great odds and adversity to win the gold medal at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

More on the importance of human relationships in local food systems

Supply Chain View from the Field

Ben Filippo is Food System Coordinator for the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, a farmer driven membership based 501c3 non profit organization to help people in the Carolinas grow and eat locally. In his earlier work in New York, he found that many of the local “foodies” were affluent people who thought it was fashionable to support local farmers.

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Hey Mr. President, Why Can’t We Be More Like Germany?

Supply Chain View from the Field

Recent statements from a New York Times article show that Germany is the envy of Europe for economic reasons as well. One small step we will be talking about more on this blog will be the introduction of a new BVL chapter for logistics in the North Carolina region. For those of you who follow international sports, you know that the king of sports is soccer, and the Superbowl of soccer tournaments is the European’s Champion League.

[INFOGRAPHIC, REPORT, & INTERACTIVE MAP] The US Manufacturing Workforce & Making it In America

Cerasis

US Manufacturing plays a particularly important role in supporting jobs in a core group of states in the upper Midwest (East North Central and selected West North Central) and South (East South Central) states.

Christmas Trees Boost Rates in Unexpected Places

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North Carolina. New York. Across the country, load-truck ratios are rocketing up in areas that produce and ship Christmas trees, with ratios as high as 500 loads per truck.