SMC³ courses helping to fill the LTL knowledge gap

LTL is arguably the leading performance sector in trucking. But understanding the LTL market doesn’t come easy and SMC³’s educational courses are working to fill the LTL knowledge gap.
Latin American grain exports land in unexpected markets

Two agricultural shipping routes this year linked with greater frequency the southern regions of South America with distant Northern Africa: Argentina with Algeria and Brazil with Morocco. Their cargo – wheat.

Niche vessel design key to Great Lakes wind power
Great Lakes wind power: Will a saga of lost chances change?

Bringing wind power to the Great Lakes has thus far been a saga of missed opportunities with more time spent on legal challenges than engineering complexities. But is that changing?
For global automakers regionalism is the new trend for supply chains

Few supply chains rival those of global automakers, both in terms of complexity and efficiency, with China taking a lead role in the production of thousands of different vehicle components for use worldwide.
China-centric supply chain changing

The China-centric supply chain may be giving way to sourcing alternatives but is still the biggest game in town.
Lynden makes the tough stuff ordinary

The run from Houston, Texas to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska is 4,500 miles and there is nothing regular about this regular run. Then again, Lynden which provides services to Alaska specializes in working in tough environments.
Port of Montevideo faces tough competition from regional ports

Montevideo’s port faces stiff competition when it comes to regional trade. That’s likely to grow over time as bigger vessels ply routes from Asia, Europe and North America to South America and will press for fewer ports of call.
Expansion of Montevideo TCP container terminal ups ante

Expansion of Montevideo’s Terminal Cuenca del Plata (TCP) stands to double Port’s capacity to 2.5 million TEU and may be poised to become the gateway to the “Southern Cone”.

Dr. Habib Dagher and the potential of US offshore wind power

A structural and civil engineer with a PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Dagher heads the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composite Center, the site of landmark research and testing on wind turbine blades and floating wind systems.

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