Editorial content provided by various transportation and industry trade associations.


National Freight Advisory Committee Submits Freight Recommendations

July 21, 2014
The National Freight Advisory Committee (NFAC) has submitted a report containing 81 recommendations for improving the performance of the nation's freight transportation system.
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NEMA Welcomes Launch of Environmental Goods Negotiations

July 9, 2014
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced negotiations aimed at eliminating customs tariffs on a wide range of environmental goods by the U.S. and thirteen trading partners.
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West Coast Port Operations Continue; CBP Provides Guidance in Event of Strike

July 3, 2014
The contract covering the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), which is the union representing U.S. West Coast port workers, expired July 1, and will not be extended.
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Global Logistic Properties Closes China Consortium Agreement

June 9, 2014
Morrison & Foerster is advising Global Logistic Properties Limited (GLP) in its landmark agreement with a group of strategic partners.
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West Coast Labor Negotiations; Proposed Ocean Carrier Rate Increases

June 5, 2014
Shippers contend with a volatile shipping industry during uncertain West Coast labor negotiations.
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Aid Effort for U.S. Tornado Victims

Severe weather in portions of the U.S. has created a need for logistics and material support.
April 30, 2014
Tornados and severe weather have damaged and destroyed homes, businesses, and infrastructure in portions of the Central U.S.
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Protests Affect Business at Port Metro Vancouver

Over a thousand Port Metro Vancouver members of the United Truckers Association began a protest regarding long wait times and fair compensation from their employers
February 27, 2014
Over a thousand Port Metro Vancouver members of the United Truckers Association began a protest regarding long wait times and fair compensation from their employers
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Rutkowski Named to NASSTRAC Role

Gail Rutkowski has been named executive director of NASSTRAC.
January 16, 2014
NASSTRAC announced Gail Rutkowski as Executive Director.
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November 19, 2013
IWLA appoints DeHaan president and CEO; current president Joel Anderson retires.
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GENCO Exec Recognized

Laurie Barkman receives National Diversity Council's Most Powerful & Influential Woman Award.
September 25, 2013
Laurie Barkman, CEO of GENCO Marketplace was formally recognized by the National Diversity Council.
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