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American Innovation Springs from the Technology and Transportation Nexus

http://1776dc.com/2013/12/18/the-technology-and-transportation-nexus-a-source-of-american-innovation/

Washington, Dec 18, 2013 | Jim Billimoria, Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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By Rep. Bill Shuster

Advancements in technology and transportation have gone hand in hand for generations. This union has been essential to the United States becoming an economic powerhouse. If we hope to extend that reputation, we must continue to embrace technological innovations that help us move safely from one place to another, facilitate the free flow of commerce and keep America globally competitive.

Countless examples throughout our country’s history demonstrate the intersection of technology and transportation. The ingenuity and entrepreneurship of the American people always have been among our country’s strengths, and the results have cemented our reputation for innovation and propelled our economy forward. The Industrial Revolution, the Wright Brothers and Henry Ford demonstrated that an environment that fosters innovation can redefine how America does business.

These innovations are now considered standard: American companies such as FedEx and UPS have utilized and improved our extensive transportation network with effective logistics operations in order to meet the need for time-sensitive package and freight deliveries.

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By Rep. Bill Shuster

Advancements in technology and transportation have gone hand in hand for generations. This union has been essential to the United States becoming an economic powerhouse. If we hope to extend that reputation, we must continue to embrace technological innovations that help us move safely from one place to another, facilitate the free flow of commerce and keep America globally competitive.

Countless examples throughout our country’s history demonstrate the intersection of technology and transportation. The ingenuity and entrepreneurship of the American people always have been among our country’s strengths, and the results have cemented our reputation for innovation and propelled our economy forward. The Industrial Revolution, the Wright Brothers and Henry Ford demonstrated that an environment that fosters innovation can redefine how America does business.

These innovations are now considered standard: American companies such as FedEx and UPS have utilized and improved our extensive transportation network with effective logistics operations in order to meet the need for time-sensitive package and freight deliveries.

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