Come to the Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo 2018 to be held May 8-10 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, N.C. This is the only event designed to keep manufacturing decision-makers at the forefront of a fast evolving landscape in a digital era.
The automotive sector may become unrecognizable in time, driven by Industry 4.0 trends including the adoption of electric vehicles, with all the attendant disruption this will have on engine production and spare parts logistics.
At issue for the maritime industry is to what extent Amazon will increase more control of transportation of shipments bound for its warehouses which is currently being handled by Maersk and companies like it.
The President wants to stimulate at least $1.5 trillion in new investment, shorten project permitting time to two years, invest in rural projects and improve worker training — but approval faces an uphill path.
The administration says unspecified budget savings will account for a $200 billion federal contribution, and it’s open to conversations about other funding sources or a larger figure, but wants to negotiate those details with lawmakers.
The port of Rotterdam, which handles over 461 million tons of cargo and 140,000 vessels annually, will be set up with sensors that will gather data about water, weather, temperature, wind speed and berth availability.