Economic Development

Boeing, COMAC Open Facility to Transform 'Gutter Oil' into Aviation Biofuel

Technology developed in China to convert waste cooking oil into jet fuel.
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Truckload Capacity Increases 5.6 Percent

A 5.6 percent increase in available van, refrigerated, and flatbed capacity on DAT load boards was offset by a 5.6 percent decrease in available freight during the week ending Oct. 18.
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Modern Terminals Achieves IT Transformation Milestone with N4 Implementation in Hong Kong

Teamwork and collaboration are essential as project complexity and scale demands continuous improvement.
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NYK Line in Pacific Northwest Pool

The NYK Line became a member of the PNW West Coast Metro Pool (WCMP) operated by Trac Intermodal.
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APICS Honors BASF, GE Oil & Gas for Excellence in Supply Chain Operations Management

BASF and GE Oil & Gas were honored with APICS Corporate Awards of Excellence in recognition of their commitment to continuing education and innovation in the field of supply chain and operations management.
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New Tango Service Brings Additional Post-Panamax Vessels to Charleston

Expands Port of Charleston's capacity to serve North-South trade.
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Amazon Creating 80,000 Seasonal Jobs at New Fulfillment, Sortation Centers

Amazon.com announced it is creating 80,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season in order to meet an increase in customer demand.
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South Carolina Ports Authority Container Volume Up 13 Percent

SC Ports Authority announced 13 percent year-over-year increases in container volume through the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year.
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U.S. Public Transit Adopts Clean Diesel Technology Faster Than National Average

Advancements in new clean diesel technology that has resulted in a transit buses with near-zero emissions are being adopted by U.S. transit officials at a faster pace than other large vehicle sectors.
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Port of Brunswick Achieves Double-Digit Growth

The Georgia Ports Authority moves record Ro/Ro and grows all business sectors.
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.

 

Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions

                                         

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2014 October

Check out the October 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Logistics Drives Site Selection, plus much more!

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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