Archive for February 26, 2018

5 Marvels From the World of Civil Engineering

Written by Economic Development Jobs on February 26, 2018. Posted in Civil engineering consulting firms, Structural design, Transportation planning firms in south florida

Watershed management

Some of the most amazing things on the planet have been designed and constructed by the biggest civil engineering companies in the world. Using water infrastructure for dams, they have brought drinking water and water for agriculture to millions of people. Other civil engineer services have created some of the largest and most impressive buildings while transportation planning firms have created bridges that seem to defy gravity while being beautiful at the same time. Now Continue Reading | No Comments

Important Changes in the Transportation Industry From Expedited to Less-Than-Truck-Load Shipping

Written by Economic Development Jobs on February 26, 2018. Posted in Expedited domestic shipping services, Ltl trucking, Trade show logistics

Aerospace logistics

The transportation industry provides a valuable service that assists with maintaining the United States’ infrastructure and providing valuable goods and services. There are, for example, almost 12 million locomotives, rail cars, trucks, and vessels that move goods throughout this country’s transportation network.

The United States freight transportation system moves a variety of valuable commodities. The commodities that are considered to be the most valuable, however, are electronics, machinery, and motorized vehicles. In 2007, the value of this freight was $882.00 per ton, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. By 2040, the per-ton value is expected to increase to $1,377.00 per ton, which is almost double.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the trucking industry alone tr