The Texas History of Logistics

Houston’s history and endowments predicates this city to be the energy capital of the world: located inside a global superpower, with the access to an unparalleled port and the biggest concentration of refineries and energy pipelines within a 500 miles radius anywhere in the world.

Shell, BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Schlumberger as well as Cheniere Energy, largest LNG trader in the world are based in Texas



“The Art of Logistics pertains to the movement, coordination and supply of humans, troops, and commodities”.

“It practice entails: warfare and military strategies, survival,  i.e emergency planning/contingency planning: and sociopolitical and economic sustainability.”

-Prof. Maria  Burns

A Tribute to the Fathers who dreamed of making Texas all the things that it is today: a blessed land and the global capital of energy, maritime and logistics:

Prof. Maria Burns is a National Academies scholar and the Director for the Center for Logistics & Transportation Policy, University of Houston.



Photo via Flickr user blake.thornberry

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