Peru Begins to Diversify its International Trade

Due to the global economic crisis, Peru has begun to diversify its trade options while also improving its current trade relations with countries like India and Russia.
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Port of Los Angeles Will Begin Construction on San Pedro Waterfront Centerpiece

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $13.5 million construction contract to ready a prominent, downtown-adjacent section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area.
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Panjiva Releases Analysis of Global Trade Data

Panjiva, an intelligence platform for global trade professionals, has released its analysis of global trade data for the month of October.
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The Port of Los Angeles Releases its October 2011 Cargo Volumes

During the month of October, the Port of Los Angeles' total loaded import/export twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) volumes increased by 12.34 percent, in comparison to October 2010.
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What was Buzzing at NITL

What were the attendees buzzing about that the 2011 NITL Annual Meeting and TransComp Exhibition?
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Indonesia's Logistics and Ports May be Inefficient

According to the World Bank, Indonesia's export expenses are generally higher than most neighboring countries as a result of older, unaccommodating ports.
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Appointment-Plus's Online Software Improves Dock-scheduling Procedures

With assistance from Appointment-Plus's online appointment software, dock personnel can better manage the flow of inbound deliveries, while dock supervisors can better manage staff assignments by knowing specifically the times of these deliveries.
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PortVision Introduces Dock Management Module

PortVision, a provider of business intelligence solutions for the maritime industry, has announced that it has extended its TerminalSmart offering for marine terminals to include a comprehensive Dock Management module.
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ABF Launches Ocean LTL Service

ABF, a subsidiary of Arkansas Best Corporation and global provider of customizable supply chain solutions, has expanded its portfolio of global solutions to include a single-contact, expedited LCL/LTL supply chain solution for customers who import from manufacturing centers in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
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Clean Truck Fees Will End at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2012, both the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach will no longer be assessing Clean Truck Fees on trucks with engine years of 2006 and older.
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Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development


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.


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