Thanks to New Criterion's Andrew Stuttaford, now we know what devout UFO-logists were up to on the latest anniversary of the appearance of a well-identified flying object that turned up one sweltering day in the high desert. "After losing my way last summer in a tiny town best known as the deathplace of Billy the Kid," Mr. Stuttaford writes in the March issue, "I eventually located the right desert highway. Outperforming the alleged aliens who, 70 years before, had allegedly crashed their alleged spacecraft nearby, I swept past a welcome sign decorated with--in honor of a cowtown's real and imagined pasts--cattle and a flying saucer, and reached Roswell, N.M., in one piece." "The city of Roswell," announced the Welcome sign, "invites UFO enthusiasts and skeptics alike to join in the celebration of one of the most debated incidents in history." Clearly history ain't what she used to be if the existence or non-existence of a pile of scraps turned out to be one of its most debated topics. … [Read more...] about PAUL GREENBERG: UFO-logists unite!
By Mihir Zaveri Updated 8:04 pm, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Interstate 10 at Market in Houston is shown blocked by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 29. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ) Interstate 10 at Market in Houston is shown blocked by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 29. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ) Photo: Brett Coomer, Staff Harris County leaders wrangle over timing, logistics of flood control bond as federal grants loom 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Harris County officials Tuesday said the “clock is ticking” on its call for a bond referendum for $1 billion or more in flood control projects, as requirements to provide matching funds for federal grants being disbursed in Hurricane Harvey’s wake … [Read more...] about Harris County leaders wrangle over timing, logistics of flood control bond as federal grants loom
An Atlanta-based telecom logistics and warehousing firm - Tellworks Communications - has leased a huge block of warehouse space in Arlington. The 13-year-old firm, which has operated Texas locations in Irving, Austin and Houston, is renting 722,733 square feet of industrial space in the Park 20/360 business park at 4101 Research Blvd. in Arlington."Tellworks operates facilities in 42 states, but the new warehouse in Arlington is our first super hub," Christo Makrides, Tellworks Managing Partner, said in a statement. "This facility will allow Tellworks to better service our telecommunication customers." Tellworks joins Baker Distributing, OmniSource and Summit Midstream Partners as major tenants in the Park 20/360 development. The project is owned by Ridge Development and Invesco Real Estate.Transwestern's John Brewer and Joe Rudd negotiated the Tellworks lease with Ryan Keiser of CBRE.Park 20/360 is a more than 1.6 million square foot industrial park at the northwest corner of … [Read more...] about Telecom logistics firm headed to new Arlington warehouse
By Paul Page Paul Page The Wall Street Journal BiographyPaul Page @PaulPage [email protected] April 24, 2018 6:24 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Sign up: With one click, get this newsletter delivered to your inbox. Two of the big U.S. freight railroads are putting more money behind their recruiting efforts.BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Corp. UNP 0.27% are offering signing bonuses of up to $25,000 to prospective workers, highlighting how strong shipping demand and a tight labor market are triggering wage pressures at freight operators. The “hiring incentives” vary by location and job, the WSJ’s Paul Ziobro reports, and analysts and union leaders say the bonuses are the highest they can recall. BNSF says the railroad is facing a talent shortage across its system and is extending the offer to diesel mechanics, electricians and conductor trainees. Those can be demanding jobs, with irregular schedules, long hours and frequent nights away from home—a tough … [Read more...] about Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ
PRWeb Published 10:00 pm, Monday, March 19, 2018 It has been six months since Hurricane Maria crashed into Puerto Rico leaving a path of destruction and misery. And since then, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services and logistics teams, working with government and commercial customers, have played and will continue to play an integral role in the recovery. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (PRWEB) March 19, 2018 It has been six months since Hurricane Maria crashed into Puerto Rico leaving a path of destruction and misery. And since then, Crowley Maritime Corporation’s liner services and logistics teams, working with government and commercial customers, have played and will continue to play an integral role in the recovery. Crowley has provided a constant transportation and logistics pipeline to the island since the storm made landfall Sept. 20 – unloading more than 200 vessels in 182 days, with cargo consisting of nearly 40,000 commercial loads and 8,000 … [Read more...] about New Video: Six Months After Hurricane Maria, Crowley Continues Logistics Work Aiding in Puerto Rico’s Recovery