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INTTRA Ranks Top Five Carriers With Fastest Electronic Booking Times

Rapid e-booking response times emerge as differentiator in a shipper's selection of carrier, and a key factor enabling further automation in ocean shipping.
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Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Reaches Key Milestone

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' draft integrated feasibility report and environmental impact statement released with 52-foot depth recommendation.
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EPA Announces Grant Opportunities to Reduce Diesel Emissions at Ports

EPA announced the availability of up to $5 million in grant funding to establish clean diesel projects aimed at reducing emissions from marine and inland water ports located in areas of poor air quality.
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Retail Imports Remain Above Average as West Coast Port Talks Continue

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

Port expansion, chemical industry resurgence to create jobs and positive economic growth.
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Big Increase in Steel Moving Across Docks at Port of Houston Authority in July

Record monthly operating revenues exceed $24 million.
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Transpacific Carriers Plan September GRI/PSS

Transpacific ocean carriers are vying for a September general rate increase (GRI) for cargo shipments to the U.S.
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SC Ports Authority Fiscal Year Earnings, Volumes Surpass Plans

July cargo volumes deliver strong start to new fiscal year.
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Hawaii, U.S. Territories Aim to Increase Fuel Diversity with LNG Imports

Unlike the rest of the United States, energy consumption in island states and territories is almost entirely petroleum-based.
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Transpacific Cargo to U.S., Canada Incurs General Rate Increase, Peak Season Surcharge

Transpacific cargo shipments to the U.S. and Canada have incurred GRI and PSS surcharges during August's movements.
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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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