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ARTICLES

Thirteen Percent Increase in SC Ports Authority Container Volume

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Early fiscal year volumes up year-over-year, ahead of plan.
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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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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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Free-Flow Program to Speed Cargo Through Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach

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PierPass Inc. launched the Free-Flow Program, testing a new cargo-handling process expected to significantly reduce the time it takes participating trucks to pick up containers at marine terminals.
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South Carolina Ports Authority Awarded $10.8 Million TIGER Grant

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SC Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal.
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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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Maritime, Transportation and Petrochemical Leaders Project Robust Economic Growth

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Port expansion, chemical industry resurgence to create jobs and positive economic growth.
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Yusen Logistics UK Launches Transatlantic Export LCL Service

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Global logistics and supply chain provider Yusen Logistics (UK) Ltd announces the launch of a range of Transatlantic Services.
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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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SC Ports Authority Fiscal Year Earnings, Volumes Surpass Plans

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July cargo volumes deliver strong start to new fiscal year.
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EVENTS

IANA Intermodal Expo

9/21/14
Long Beach, California
Long Beach, CA
United States
Contact: Anna Denecke

Intermodal EXPO is the largest transportation event focused solely on intermodal. It is where the industry’s products and services are showcased and the industry’s issues and challenges are examined. The entire intermodal community is represented — from industry suppliers to transportation service providers to beneficial cargo owners and everyone in between!

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5th Annual Middle East FireSafe

10/20/14
Dubai, UAE
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

The Middle East FireSafe Conference is one of the largest Fire Safe events in the region. Supported by the Directorate General of Civil Defence - Dubai, the 5th Annual Middle East FireSafe Conference reinforces on the importance of codes and standards for value based fire engineering.

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Multimedia

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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

Podcasts

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 September

Check out the September 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring the 2014 Logistics Directory, plus much more!
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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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