Risk & Compliance

World Trade 100 reports on developments related to supply chain risk management and regulatory compliance.


Market Access Critical in TPP Negotiations

U.S. dairy industry calls for more global market access.
Dairy industry urges more market access in TPP.
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DB Seeks $2.5 Billion in Damages

Lawsuits filed against airlines in price fixing case.
Schenker parent seeks $2.5 billion from airlines.
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Retailers Support Free Trade

Fashion retailers urge action on origin rules.
Apparel industry says leaders should address trade restrictions.
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Manufacturing Output Rises

Though manufacturing is up, total industrial production is not.
Iindustrial output sagged, according to Michael Montgomery, US Economist for IHS Global Insight.
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Report: Globalization is Recovering from Financial Crisis

The world’s economic center of gravity shifts eastward; emerging economies see bigger connectedness gains than advanced economies.
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Retail Imports Set Records Despite Continuing West Coast Port Issues

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to slow down in November, following record levels seen in September and October as retailers rushed to bring merchandise into the country ahead of a possible shutdown of West Coast ports, a NRF report says.
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Businesses Urge Presidential Involvement in Port Dispute

105 organizations sign letter highlighting crisis-level congestion.
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Port of Seattle Regional Impact Grows

Several port businesses show increases for the region’s economy since 2007.
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Congestion in LA/Long Beach Causing Delays

Congestion in Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are causing shipment delays.
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Maritime Association of Port of NY/NJ, ARTEMUS Transportation Partner for Shipping 101 Course

To be led by Licensed Customs Broker Anita Carty, in Port Elizabeth, NJ, on November 17th - 21.
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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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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