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Arviem software increases visibility of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Cargo Monitoring to Decrease Food Waste

Arviem AG‘s real-time cargo monitoring service will be supporting Nestlé Ecuador’s cargo shipments. The service will enable Nestlé Ecuador to verify the quality of its products while in-transit. Thanks to the smart data and insights provided by Arviem’s internet-of-things technology-based sensing devices, Nestlé Ecuador will be able to gain visibility to the journey of its products and identify inefficiencies in the … Read More

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Last month the unthinkable happened for the nation’s climate and energy establishment: Donald Trump won the presidential election. The result appears dire. Scholars, activists, and journalists have been wringing their hands at an anticipated “horror show of policy reversals and seediness,” as my Brookings colleague David Victor put it over at Yale Environment 360. And… Read More

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President Sees a Chinese-led System in the Age of Trump

Last month, China’s President Xi Jinping vowed to lead global trade, in that he would ensure China was open to trade agreements globally. In a move considered to be taking advantage of Donald Trump’s election victory, President Xi’s vow came following Obama’s trade liaison with Japan. Xi offered his vision of a Chinese led system… Read More

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Transforming supply chains into supply webs to manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
Peter Buxbaum 12:31 AM  11/29/2016

From Supply Chain to Supply Web

“We don’t really have a supply chain anymore,” said David Sheldon, global supply chain development manager at Nestle SA, in a recent podcast. “I don’t think anybody has a supply chain anymore.” Nestle may be a 150 year-old company but it aims to be cutting aims to be cutting edge when it comes to its supply chain. But if the Fortune 500 company no longer has a supply chain, what has come to replace it? “You have a supply web,” Sheldon explained, … Read More

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Company President Jerry Morey and International Sales Manager Felipe Tamayo led Bandit Industries through a global expansion that helped it win the Presidential “E” Award for Exports.
Steve Lowery 10:29 AM  7/29/2016

How Bandit Industries Recession-Proofed Its Mulching Machines

Everything about The Beast was big—from its more than 70,000-pound heft, to a 60 tooth cutter mill capable of grinding 800 yards of stumps and whole trees into mulch in an hour, to its half a million dollar price tag—so when it went down, it went down fast. Into the ocean, that is. International Sales Manager Felipe Tamayo can’t be sure if falling in the ocean ever came up whenever he spoke to his bosses at Bandit Industries about focusing more … Read More

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Arviem software increases visibility of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Cargo Monitoring to Decrease Food Waste

GT Staff 2:09 AM  12/5/2016

Arviem AG‘s real-time cargo monitoring service will be supporting Nestlé Ecuador’s cargo shipments. The service will enable Nestlé Ecuador to verify the quality of its products while in-transit. Thanks to the smart data and insights provided by Arviem’s internet-of-things technology-based sensing devices, Nestlé Ecuador will be able to gain visibility to the journey of its products and identify inefficiencies in the … Read More

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Automation threatens employment in developing countries in industries that depend on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Robots Threaten Two-Thirds of Developing Country Jobs

Peter Buxbaum 2:01 AM  11/29/2016

The increased use of robots threatens millions of jobs in developing countries, by undermining the advantage of low wages and facilitating the reshoring of industries back to industrialized countries, according to a new policy brief from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). However, the brief, “Robots and industrialization in developing countries,” finds that reshoring is happening slowly and … Read More

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SS Bluefields sunk during World War II while carrying shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Exploring Ocean Shipping Casualty of World War II

Peter Buxbaum 12:12 AM  8/30/2016

The United States had been in World War II for less than a year, but the fight was coming close to the nation’s shores. In July 1942, off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, the German U-boat U-576 sank the Nicaraguan-flagged freighter SS Bluefields. But it came at a steep price: the merchant ship convoy and its U.S. military escorts fought back, sinking … Read More

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Program wiull educate managers of ports that handle shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
GT Staff 12:31 AM  10/20/2016

AAPA, Lamar University to Sign Port Management Education Agreement

On the heels of entering into a memorandum of understanding in June to provide mutually-beneficial educational and professional development opportunities to help students and port professionals, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and Lamar University will sign a program agreement on October 26 that reflects their shared commitment in preparing port industry professionals and leaders for future opportunities and challenges. The agreement will be signed on the final day of AAPA’s 105th Annual Convention and Expo, in New Orleans, October … Read More

Executive education program teaches state transportation officials how to keep shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade moving during disaster or atttack.
GT Staff 12:03 AM  9/11/2016

Transportation Agencies Prepare for Attack or Disaster

In the event of a terrorist attack or natural disaster, state transportation departments must maintain open transportation routes for critical response. To achieve this, personnel must receive effective emergency management training. A new report from the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI), Emergency Management Training for Transportation Personnel, documents and analyzes the benefits of an interactive approach to training for adults. This information is useful for all transportation agency training departments as they design and deliver federally-mandated courses. Principal investigator Frances Edwards and team … Read More

Port of Los Angeles is sponsoring educational program to train personnel for careers involving shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
Peter Buxbaum 7:16 AM  8/16/2016

POLA Teams Up With Colleges On Global Logistics Education Program

Officials from the Port of Los Angeles, California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), and Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance global logistics curriculum, transfer opportunities, and internships that will better prepare interested students for careers in port operations and logistics. Under the agreement, CSUDH and LAHC agreed to align global logistics courses at LAHC with undergraduate global logistics courses at CSUDH, which will help boost the number of qualified LAHC students transferring to … Read More

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