Category: Transportation

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Dry Bulk Shipping

Last February Tim Burt reported that “the Baltic Dry Index, a benchmark that measures the price paid for shipping dry goods, such as iron ore and corn around the world plunged to

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Maritime Shipping Sector Update

Last May, AP Møller-Maersk, operator of the world’s biggest container ship fleet, “warned rates would remain ‘under pressure’ in the short term.” Nevertheless, Maersk was hopeful about the rest of the year,

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Upgrading America’s Maritime Infrastructure

Last fall, Tony Munoz, editor-in-chief of The Maritime Executive Magazine, decried the fact that President Obama’s $447 billion infrastructure plan contained “‘ZERO’ bucks for maritime.” [“For Whom the Bell Tolls,” 19 September

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Trucking Outlook for 2012

Just before the Christmas holiday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a new hours-of-service (HOS) rule that “reduces by 12 hours the maximum number of hours a truck driver can

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