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Effect of Toll Roads on Logistics? A big boost!

The emir of Kuwait may have seen the vast economic potential of three independent toll roads in western, central and northern Luzon linking up with one other and reducing travel time by half. The seamless travel is making Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga province the perfect logistics hub as originally designed by state planners. A […]

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Global third-party logistics (3PL) market report:

Third-party logistics (3PL) industry has continued to evolve, and it has clearly become more global in nature. 3PLs provide cost and time savings generated by scale and unmatched by internal shipper initiatives, especially for mid-sized shippers. As companies saw the benefits of outsourcing delivery and warehousing functions, the number of third party logistics companies began […]

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Proposed Reverse Logistics Rule to Offer Exemption From Some Regulations

A proposed reverse logistics rule would offer an exception from existing regulations for certain reverse logistics shipments by highway that will create “opportunities for reduced compliance costs among hazmat shippers and carriers, without any decrease in safety,” said by federal hazmat regulators. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration said its proposal, issued Aug. 11, aims […]

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CBP Eliminates Protests as Method to Claim Post-Entry Benefits for Certain Free Trade Agreements and Preferential Tariff Programs

On August 11, 2014 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a memorandum providing new guidance regarding acceptable mechanisms for submission of post-importation preference claims. CBP advises it has eliminated the use of protests as a mechanism to file post-entry claims for free trade agreement and preferential tariff program benefits to align its policy with […]

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General Mills Seeks Partners with a Shared Commitment to Mitigating Climate Change

The imperative is clear: business, together with governments, NGOs and individuals, need to act together to reduce the human impact on climate change. Government policies that provide proportionate and clear guidance on mitigation and adaptation are essential for large scale progress. – See more at: http://blog.generalmills.com/2014/07/how-the-weather-forecast-impacts-food-supply/?sf3891128=1#sthash.x7pfmzMT.dpuf

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Air and Ocean Freight Carriers Warned of Ebola Virus Transmission by Shipping Groups

Three global shipping organizations have issued a joint advisory note aimed at guiding its members on the risks posed to merchant ships’ crew in countries affected by the ever growing and worrisome Ebola virus. This outbreak has claimed nearly 900 lives and centers on countries in western Africa, mainly Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, with […]

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APC President looks ahead to the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games

Americas Paralympic Committee President Jose Luis Campo predicts great things in Toronto as 1,600 athletes from 28 countries start their final preparations. “Two years ago I witnessed how successful the London 2012 Paralympic Games were in Great Britain. I really believe that the TO2015 Parapan American Games can have a similar impact in Canada in terms […]

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What is a True Integrated Logistics Services Partner and How Do You Find One?

Read the July 2014 issue of Inbound Logistics magazine.    David Bouchard, CEO Schenker Logistics Americas talk about “…how to find a true Integrated Logistics Service Partner”. “What is a True Integrated Logistics Services Partner……?”

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Forwarder gets moving on Toronto 2015 Games

Read the Canadian Sailings July 7, 2014 issue article “Forwarder gets moving on Toronto 2015 Games”. Heather Richards, Manager Fairs and Exhibitions, Schenker of Canada is interviewed about what it takes to move the games. Read it here

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CBP Issues Guidance on Potential West Coast Port Disruption

As the contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association came to an end on June 30, 2014, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published guidance to the trade community with detailed instructions on how to handle potential shipment and entry issues. The contract negotiations cover 29 U.S. west coast ports. […]

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