Items Tagged with 'Hurricane Sandy'

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Planning for the Next Big Storm

January 10, 2014

Hurricane Sandy delivered many lessons for U.S. ports – whether or not they were in its path.


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Super Storm Sandy One-Year Anniversary

October 22, 2013
Transportation tolling experts are looking back on year of emergency preparedness, planning and adaptation. IBTTA members hold multiple forums, discussions on emergency weather preparedness and response since sandy.
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Latest Transportation Indexes Released

February 13, 2013
Are things looking up? Truckload linehaul rates rose for the fourth straight month in January and intermodal linehaul rates were 7.8% higher than the same time last year.
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Force Majeure and Risk Management

Hurricane Sandy provides valuable risk management lessons for global logistics providers.
February 1, 2013
In this first entry in the new Extra Mile, experts look at managing force majeure, from the triage and initial response, through insurance and other protections, and finally to getting back to business.
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Temp. Fuel Waivers Issued in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

November 27, 2012
The U.S. EPA has given authorization to grant two kinds of temporary fuel waivers due to fuel shortages from Hurricane Sandy.
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Latest ALAN Sandy Advisory (Nov. 13)

The American Logistics Aid Network reports on hurricane response needs.
November 14, 2012
ALAN’s update contains open needs, notes on some of the collaborative activities they have observed, and a continued reminder about donating responsibly.
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Ocean Vessels Bound for NY/NJ Diverted

November 10, 2012
According to A.N. Deringer Inc., many ocean carriers scheduled to call on the ports of New York/New Jersey are evoking Force Majeure, allowing them to divert shipments to alternate ports.
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Evergreen Moves to Temporary Office

November 9, 2012
As hurricane damage is remediated in Jersey City, the shipping agency is aiming for seamless business operations with all North American offices working.
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Disaster Relief from Express Giants

November 8, 2012
UPS and FedEx have each pledged more than a million dollars to support aid efforts in the wake of the Super-storm Sandy which struck the North East United States in late October 2012.
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ALAN Updates Transportation in Storm Area

Fuel availability still and issue in storm-affected areas.
November 7, 2012
Capacity issues still important even though size and weight restrictions were eased for storm relief, reports ALAN.
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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

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