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Infrastructure investments and advanced technology can help the U.S. supply chain logistics picture in the shipment of import cargo and export cargo.

U.S. Transportation System Seen as Deteriorating

The United States boasts one of the most advanced transportation networks in the world, but its system is in decline. So says a recent report from Startfor Global Intelligence. Congestion plagues U.S. highways and waterways making transportation less efficient, notes Startfor. “And the lack of attention paid to national infrastructure recently belies its importance,” the report says. “Congestion in the largest consumer market in the world is bound to affect the entire … Read More


How 3D Printing Will Shape The Future Of Manufacturing

John W. Mitchell 9:46 AM  8/12/2015 ADAPT AND SURVIVE The difficulty of filling an apprenticeship program that required 10,000 hours to train workers in mold patternmaking threatened Danko’s business. 3D printing, known as additive manufacturing, has made that problem obsolete.

A foundry seems an unlikely place for a technology revolution. The artisan task of heating metal into molten, then pouring it into molds to make the earliest swords and plowshares is a process that dates back to medieval times. Yet Danko Arlington Inc., a foundry on the west side of Baltimore, has embraced emerging 3D… Read More

Global Consumers Get A Charge Out Of This U.S. Company's Electric Bikes

Matt Coker 8:31 AM  8/12/2015 THUS SPOKE DiCOSTANZO “We didn’t solicit anyone,” says Pedego founder Don DiCostanzo, who notes the company’s impressive growth has all been organic. (Left to right: Don DiCostanzo, Tom Bock, Pedego director of operations)

“Fun is a universal language,” says Don DiCostanzo, a big, upbeat guy who seems to embody the word “fun” in his casual camp shirt bearing the logo of Pedego, an Irvine, California, electric bicycle company he owns and co-founded in 2008. Pedego, whose motto is “Hello, fun …,” now reaps 22 percent of its revenue… Read More

Navigating The Global Marketplace

Ian Putzger 10:41 AM  8/5/2015 GLOBAL SUPPLIER Aero Precision, based in California, supplies original equipment manufacturer systems and aftermarket aircraft spares around the world for aircrafts such as the Hercules C-130.

Most distributors are happy to dispatch their stock to clientele and, if necessary, truck it to a port or airport for it to be loaded there. For Aero Precision, the California-based global supplier of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) systems and aftermarket aircraft spares, the process is usually a bit more involved. To prepare to supply… Read More

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Broward College Announces New Supply Chain Management Program

GT Staff 8:00 AM  8/20/2015 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA:With a Degree From Broward College's Accelerated Program, Students Can Jump Quickly Into Logistics Careers.

Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has announced it is offering flexible and accelerated weekend options at its Miramar West Center as a part of its new supply-chain management degree program. Designed for busy working adults interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Applied Science in Supply Chain Management, the program will allow students to complete… Read More

Arkansas Tech University Starting Logistics Management Program

GT Staff 6:00 AM  8/18/2015 TEACHING LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT: Arkansas Tech-Ozark Starting New Program in the Fall.

Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus has been granted approval by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer an Associate of Applied Science in logistics management beginning in the fall. Students in the logistics management program will be learning how to analyze and coordinate company supply chains, from acquisition, distribution, allocation, and delivery. Students… Read More

Choice Logistics Recognized for Employee Development

GT Staff 7:33 AM  7/27/2015 EMPLOYEE EDUCATION: Choice Logistics Applauded For Employee-Focused Development Programs.

Choice Logistics, a leading provider of supply-chain solutions, was named to Elearning! Magazine’s list of the top 100 learning organizations in the world for the third year in a row. The company received the 2015 Learning! 100 Award for its Learning Culture. “It is an honor to be the only logistics company nominated among such… Read More