After months of twists and turns, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. sealed a $27 billion deal to acquire Kansas City Southern, claiming a prize that will create the first railroad spanning the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Simon Geale, executive vice president of procurement with Proxima, weighs the prospects for transportation infrastructure development under the initiative spurred by the Biden Administration and Congress.
The expertise it takes to get the right product to the right customer at the right time comes into play most critically when a logistics provider can — or cannot — fix the inevitable supply chain problems that arise.
Supply chain managers need to understand where the vulnerabilities are, and what to expect in a peak season that’s poised to bring about increased pressure for shippers and carriers in terms of labor, capacity, transparency and supply.
The infrastructure agreement announced Thursday by the White House and a bipartisan group of senators carves out $579 billion of common ground from the $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan unveiled in March by President Biden.
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