Risk & Compliance

Accellos to Present on the Human Factors of Technology Deployment

The presentation will be made at the 123rd IARW-WFLO Convention and Expo, starting on April 26 in San Diego.
April 24, 2014
Accellos, a provider of supply chain execution software, and its customer Columbia Colstor Inc., will highlight the importance of organizational change management in the success of enterprise software deployments
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Shippers Prepare for Approaching ILWU Negotiations

Shippers should begin considering the impact of West Coast port disruptions to their supply chain.
April 23, 2014
The Pacific Maritime Association and their International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union (ILWU) employees begin contract negotiations on May 12, 2014.
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Boeing Signs New Lease for Long-Term Growth at Southern California Logistics Airport

City of Victorville offers options to renew for $8.3 million lease over the next 12 years.
April 23, 2014
The Boeing Company has signed a $1.8 million three-year lease at the City of Victorville’s Southern California Logistics Airport (SCLA).
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Menlo, ArjoHuntleigh Partnership Brings Results

Menlo Logistics this month marked its 7th year as ArjoHuntleigh's global logistics and distribution partner.
April 17, 2014
Menlo and ArjoHuntleigh share a mutual drive to improve supply chain processes as the parameters of change in market forces and the economic environment constantly fluctuate.
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Retailers Urge Expedited Contract Negotiations at West Coast Ports

NRF members already making contingency plans in preparation for holidays.
April 14, 2014
The National Retail Federation urged maritime management and the union representing dockworkers along the U.S. West Coast ports to expedite pending contract negotiations and reach agreement on a new deal well in advance of the expiration of the current contract this summer.
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ILO Implements New Measures to Protect Seafarers

The new measures are also aimed at improving the world’s shipping industry.
April 11, 2014
The international maritime community has adopted measures to protect abandoned seafarers, and to provide financial security for compensation in cases of death and long-term disability.
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Forwarder Comments on Lufthansa Strike

UTi's Vice President of Global Air Product responded to question about spikes in demand from other air shippers who may have been looking for capacity
April 4, 2014
In good supply chain logistics fashion, the industry anticipated the impact of the Lufthansa pilot strike and put contingency plans into motion.
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Lufthansa Freighters Moving During Strike

Lufthansa Cargo will book shipments hit by cancelled flights on the next possible connection, the airline said.
April 2, 2014

Lufthansa Cargo says a number of flights will take place during the three-day pilot strike.

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Ohio Lawmakers Urge Army Corps to Pursue All Options For Proper Lake Erie Maintenance

Ohio Congressional Delegation secured $95 million for Great Lakes navigation projects in appropriations bill.
March 31, 2014
Reps. David Joyce (OH-14), Bob Gibbs (OH-7), and Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), along with U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH), urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to pursue all options necessary to ensure Lake Erie is appropriately dredged and maintained as soon as possible.
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ORBCOMM Software Acquires Eurocscan

Euroscan’s systems are used for safe and secure transportation of food and pharmaceuticals by monitoring and assuring temperature compliance.
March 28, 2014
ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) software, completed the acquisition of Euroscan Holdings, B.V. (Euroscan), a global supplier of refrigerated transportation temperature compliance recording systems.
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