Watch: Why Capital Projects Companies’ Digital Initiatives Fail

Supply Chain Brain

Andy Webster, global capital projects lead with Accenture Industry X, discusses recent research showing that many engineering and construction firms are failing to realize the full value of their digitization efforts

Aerospace Industry Value Creation- Market Changes Must Stimulate Opportunities for Growth

Mazars Ledger

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Mobile Warehouse Robotics: Flexible Automation Enables Resilient Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

I am going to take this opportunity to discuss in greater detail, from a capital investment perspective, how flexibility can increase the ROI of a warehouse capital investment.

Chassis, containers and draymen all stars of the intermodal service meltdown

The Supply Chain Journal

The port expects to accommodate even larger vessels than that and can now handle 24,000-TEU container ships following capital projects to dredge (taking depths from 50 feet to 55 feet) and also widening channels.

New Pallet Racking Solution

Logistics Business Magazine

The Great Bear warehouse in Nottingham required a brand-new racking solution accompanied by some layout modifications to transform it into a more flexible operating facility” explained Andrew Collinson, Capital Projects Director, Culina Group. “We

Wabash National bets big on dry vans, increases capacity by 20%

The Supply Chain Journal

Our customers are uniquely positioned to grow capacity, and 10 years of continued growth in overall trailer demand [means] it’s time for Wabash National to increase our ability to capitalize on this profitable opportunity,” Yeagy said. Wabash National Corp.

Logistics Holds Up Well for Agility as Aviation Crisis Bites

Logistics Business Magazine

This was driven by strong Contract Logistics, Project Logistics, and Air Freight results, as well as a sharp focus on containing costs. Net revenue increased in Contract Logistics, Project Logistics, and Air Freight, but fell in Ocean Freight and Fairs & Events.

Unusual times for breakbulk, says 3PLs

Now, That's Logistics

Current volatility makes it difficult to forecast what the markets might look like five years from now,” says Frank Guzman, director, project logistics for CH Robinson. He goes on to say: “Steel tariffs are already impacting the decisions our customers are making, not only for projects in the pipeline, but also those that are already in motion. This article originally appeared in Breakbulk – you can read the original article here.

FreightWaves Classics: The Atlantic Coast Line was one of several strong Southern railroads

The Supply Chain Journal

Plant (October 27, 1819-June 23, 1899), was an entrepreneur/investor who had many transportation interests and projects (mostly railroads) in the southeastern United States. In 1920, the U.S. railroad network was still near its peak.

An interview with Norm Jerome: BP


Around 2004 we started a project to migrate an existing tool for planning for the BP Petrochemical Aromatics business over to AIMMS. This was our first big project with AIMMS in Petrochemicals. When the rail team was using their own spreadsheets for fleet management, it was difficult to integrate their projections with the production & shipping schedules. You mentioned that you now use AIMMS for capital planning, fleet planning, production planning and scheduling.

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An interview with Norm Jerome: BP


Around 2004 we started a project to migrate an existing tool for planning for the BP Petrochemical Aromatics business over to AIMMS. This was our first big project with AIMMS in Petrochemicals. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Norm Jerome, a longtime AIMMS customer.

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This Week in Logistics News (March 20 – 26)

Logistics Viewpoints

Unlike an interchange agreement between the two companies, a merger allows for opportunities to invest in capital projects for new lanes and asset turnarounds.

Trump signs new budget deal, ending brief government shutdown

247 Customs Broker

Then in October Trump reportedly dismissed the idea of public-private partnership funding for infrastructure projects, leaving analysts and the transportation industry at large to wonder where the remaining $800 billion would come from. During his first State of the Union speech to the nation in late January, Trump called on Congress to develop legislation that would generate at least $1.5 U.S.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act & F.A.S.T and US Infrastructure Facts


The new Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) for federal highway funding provides National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) permitting streamlining for infrastructure projects. The FAST Act establishes an interagency council, requires permitting timetables and creates a public on-line "dashboard" to track projects. 4, 2015, provides long-term funding certainty for surface transportation projects and also contains a broader set of permit streamlining reforms.