An inside look at the impact of urban supply chain congestion
Like clockwork during morning and afternoon rush hours, the streets in and around major cities turn a deep crimson on Google Maps.
Particularly in four major U.S. cities — New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta — congestion has become the scourge of urban activity, challenging city leaders and supply chain managers to develop smart solutions.
In a first-of-its-kind crossover, Smart Cities Dive and Supply Chain Dive collaborated to take a deeper look at these cities and assess how technologies are transforming gridlocks among trucking, rail, port and aviation operations.
For the average American congestion is an inconvenience, but for supply chains and the cities in which they operate, it costs serious cash. Read More >>
Crowd-sourced logistics gives average drivers a new way to make extra cash and presents an already bursting city with a new traffic menace. Read More >>
Chicago is America's busiest freight rail hub, but severe congestion has stakeholders investing in infrastructure and technological improvements. Read More >>
For decades, unrelenting growth has forced transportation and city managers to work together on a blueprint for efficient and sustainable freight movement. Often, the solutions start at the ports. Read More >>
From satellites to sensors, Atlanta uses technology to ensure people and goods move efficiently — both in the air and on the ground. Read More >>
Medical and package deliveries are key, while some cities participating in a new program by the Federal Aviation Administration are looking to logistics and border control. Read More >>
Do you know of other solutions and technologies that cities are using to combat congestion? Shoot us an email at [email protected]
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