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The Definitive Guide to Modern Supply Chain Management (Collection) by Sara Lewis, Michael Watson, John Bell, Thomas J. Goldsby, Peter Cacioppi, Jay Jayaraman, Chuck Munson, Chad W. Autry, Mark A. Moon

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9. Implications for Transportation/Logistics: Congestion and Infrastructure Decay

Stop, go. Stop, go. Stop, go.

Sound familiar? This is how many of us begin and end our workdays. Though traffic jams allow us to catch up on the latest news and sports scores while gaining “bumper sticker enlightenment,” they aren’t exactly the most enjoyable or productive part of the day. According to the 2011 Urban Mobility Report, produced by the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) at Texas A&M University, the average annual rush-hour delay that commuters experienced in the United States was 34 hours, up from 14 in 1982. The TTI expects this average to rise another 3 hours by 2015 and 7 more by 2020. Washington, D.C. ranked as the worst commuter environment ...

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