Risk & Compliance

Individuals May Be Held Personally Liable for Entry Violations

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) reversed its position, now agreeing with the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT), that individuals could be held personally liable for attempting to introduce or enter goods through fraudulent or negligent documents or other information.
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Port Congestion, Equipment Shortages Plague Transpacific Shippers

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Global congestion is a recurring theme.
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FedEx to Increase Shipping Rates for Express, Ground and Freight Services

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FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight will increase shipping rates effective January 5, 2015.
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Panama Canal Expansion to Allow Transit of Larger Ships with Greater Volumes

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Ships carrying crude oil and petroleum products are limited by size restrictions imposed by several of the main thoroughfares of maritime navigation.
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First U.S. Partnership to Bring CNG to Customers in Advance of Pipeline Extension

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For the first time in the nation, a local natural gas distribution company (LDC) and a “virtual pipeline” provider have partnered to provide CNG to new customers -- in advance of a pipeline extension.
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Retail Imports Remain Above Average as West Coast Port Talks Continue

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Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the country at above-average levels this month but volume will drop from the record set in August.
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NRF, University of Phoenix Announce 20 Recipients of Full-Tuition Dream BIG Scholarships

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Retail employees earn scholarships to advance their careers through education.
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Business Leaders Brief Administration on International Trade Policy

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will gather input on how trade policies affect businesses' bottom lines.
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YRC Freight Albuquerque Professional Driving Team Sets Company Safety Record

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Fifteen million mile accident- and injury-free streak began in January 2013.
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Propane Exports Fueling Plans for Historic Investment in Portland

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A new propane export facility in Portland could prove to be a massive boon for the local economy in coming years.
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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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