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NRF Letter to PMA, ILWU on Contract Negotiations, Port Congestion

The National Retail Federation sent a letter to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) urging the two parties to conclude their contract negotiations.
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Foreign Food Facilities Must Register or Face Shipment Holds

Domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold food for human or animal consumption in the U.S. must register with FDA.
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CBP in LA/Long Beach Ports to Ramp Up ISF Enforcement

Individuals May Be Held Personally Liable for Entry Violations

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) reversed its position, now agreeing with the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT), that individuals could be held personally liable for attempting to introduce or enter goods through fraudulent or negligent documents or other information.
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Port Congestion, Equipment Shortages Plague Transpacific Shippers

Global congestion is a recurring theme.
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Acteon Group Standardizes on Amber Road for Restricted Party Screening

Amber Road (NYSE: AMBR), a leading provider of global trade management solutions (GTM), announced that the Acteon Group, a leading global integrated subsea services provider, has chosen Amber Road to automate and standardize restricted party screening across all of its worldwide branded services.


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YRC Freight Albuquerque Professional Driving Team Sets Company Safety Record

Fifteen million mile accident- and injury-free streak began in January 2013.
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U.S. Liquid Fuels Production Growth More Than Offsets Unplanned Supply Disruptions

Record-setting liquid fuels production growth in the United States has more than offset the rise in unplanned global supply disruptions over the past few years, although differences in quality and location suggest that the substitution may not be exactly 1-for-1.
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Acteon Group Standardizes on Amber Road for Restricted Party Screening

Acteon Group has chosen Amber Road to automate and standardize restricted party screening across all of its worldwide branded services.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Reject Protests Claiming Duty Preferences

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) headquarters issued a directive that specifies a new procedure for making post import claims for duty free or reduced duty treatment
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

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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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