Go inside some of the region’s most complex and sophisticated supply chain facilities to see processes in action with private site visits coordinated exclusively for supply chain grad students.
Students and their professors most recently went inside one of Baltimore's landmark institutions, Domino Sugars, to see how the 90-year-old refinery processes 6.5 million pounds of raw Sugar per day.
Ports America Chesapeake operates the Seagrit Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore, which is one of only four U.S. East Coast ports with a 50-foot draft to handle the Super-Post-Panamax cargo ships. Supply chain students and their professors took a walking tour of the terminal, is not available to the general public.
Participants were able to see in real-time the process of brewing, bottling, storing and distributing the products. Furthermore, our students were introduced to tinventory keeping and warehousing methods used at the brewery. Clipper City produces approximately 15,000 barrels of beer each year.
This facility provides lithography, treatment, and fabrication for specialty metal packaging. Independent Can's metal containers are a familiar site on retailers shelves as they provide packaging for perfumes, olive oil, gourmet cookies, and, of course, popcorn. Executive Vice President, Bob McClelland, hosted the visit and provided an overview of the strategic direction and tactical operations that have ensured Independent Can's success in domestic manufacturing since 1929.