Economic Development

Study: $4.3 Billion Economic Impact From Tacoma, Seattle Ports

Marine cargo operations at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma supported more than 48,000 jobs in 2013, which generated nearly $4.3 billion in economic activity.
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Singapore Ranks No. 1, U.S. No. 6 in eCommerce Readiness; China Fastest Growing Digital Economy

MasterCard and Fletcher School ‘Digital Evolution Index’ provides roadmap of countries most prepared to support the next billion eCommerce users.
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Partnership Between Yusen Logistics, Inci Logistics

Japan-based global logistics company Yusen Logistics is signing an important and strategic collaboration agreement with Turkish Inci Logistics.
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A Speed Bump for U.S.-Mexico

Will a showdown on the border be a slowdown in growth, or can two of the world’s largest trading partners end amicably and continue to grow?

The rise of Mexico as a trading partner of the U.S. has been steady since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed.


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Preemptive Action

Supply chain professionals understand risk and strive to mitigate or eliminate as much risk from their supply chain as is possible
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CBP in LA/Long Beach Ports to Ramp Up ISF Enforcement

Toyota Chooses Savannah for Exports to Australia, New Zealand

Ocean Terminal to move thousands of Highlanders every year.
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Corps of Engineers, Port of Seattle Sign Harbor Deepening Cost-Sharing Agreement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port of Seattle signed an agreement moving forward with a $3 million cost-shared feasibility study to investigate potential Port deepening alternatives.
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Memorandum of Understanding Signed Between Houston, Antwerp Ports Set

While the Port of Houston is the largest breakbulk port in the U.S., Antwerp operates the largest breakbulk terminal in Europe.
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GPA Achieves 13 Percent Growth in Container Traffic

Port of Savannah is now investing in capacity expansion.
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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

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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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World Trade 100 Magazine

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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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