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Sentenced to death in Vietnam were execs of company that carried shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Two Shipping Executives Sentenced to Death in Vietnam

A court in Vietnam has sentenced to death two executives from its local shipping industry for embezzling money through shipping deals made between 2006 and 2008. The story was reported in the state-run newspaper, Tuoi Tre . The People’s Court in Hanoi found Giang Kim Dat and Tran Van Liem, former employees of the scandal-ridden shipbuilder Vinashin Ocean Shipping Company (Vinashinlines), guilty … Read More

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WATCH: Trump Takes Credit for Manufacturing Jobs

Do the President’s Claims Hold Water?

President Donald Trump met with some high-powered manufacturing CEOs in the White House this week, and made some claims about jobs creation, the state of US manufacturing, and trade deficits with Mexico and China that bear some scrutiny. TRUMP: The United States lost one-third of our manufacturing jobs since NAFTA….And 70,000 factories closed since China… Read More

Canadian Small Businesses Impacted by Talk of New NAFTA

Trump’s Reference to Tweaks Leaves Plenty of Room for Speculation

For many of Canada’s small businesses, the recent meeting between US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was a nail biter. For months, speculation about the fate of the North American Trade Agreement had been circulating out of Washington, albeit with a much stronger emphasis on neutralizing the trade imbalance between the… Read More

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Matt Coker 2:18 PM  2/20/2017

THE GOVERNOR’S CUP

We all know business can be as competitive as any full contact sport, but the most vigorous battles likely take place during the location process. That’s because of the immense economic impact each new employee brings to a given city, estimated to be between $500,000 and $700,000, and what local and state governments are willing to offer to attract job-creating companies such as yours. From tax credits to job training to export assistance, incentives can and should be a big … Read More

Steve Lowery 10:15 AM  2/20/2017

TOOLS OF TRADE

Perhaps Tess Winningham’s rush to get her company’s Quick Trick alignment tool out of the family kitchen and into every other part of the world had something to do with the product being all about moving straight ahead. Or perhaps it’s because Quick Trick was invented by her husband Gary Gann, a stock car racer who knows the race usually goes to those moving fastest. Or maybe it’s because she can do the math. “Seventy percent,” Winningham says when asked what … Read More

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Sentenced to death in Vietnam were execs of company that carried shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A court in Vietnam has sentenced to death two executives from its local shipping industry for embezzling money through shipping deals made between 2006 and 2008. The story was reported in the state-run newspaper, Tuoi Tre . The People’s Court in Hanoi found Giang Kim Dat and Tran Van Liem, former employees of the scandal-ridden shipbuilder Vinashin Ocean Shipping Company (Vinashinlines), guilty … Read More

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Vancouver is well positioned to handle increases in Asian shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Vancouver: Building a Global Maritime Hub

GT Staff 12:53 AM  2/7/2017

As Canada’s largest port, Vancouver, British Columbia, has always been big on shipping. Now they have their sights set on becoming a world-class maritime center. “There’s no problem selling Vancouver,” says Kaity Arsoniadis-Stein, executive director of the Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC), the organization heading up the expansion initiative. “We have had tremendous interest in Vancouver as a place to establish … Read More

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Global Trade recently spoke to Dharmendra N. Choudhary, a well-known anti-dumping lawyer in Washington DC, and a surrogate value expert. Please explain the concept of surrogate value and how it is relevant in US anti-dumping proceedings on Chinese goods. In anti-dumping proceedings, the US Commerce Department treats China as a Non Market Economy. As a result, Commerce determines the fair market value … Read More

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Bob Andelman 3:13 PM  2/14/2017

PLUGGED INTO LOGISTICS

In so many ways, Miki Minagawa is the poster child for an online supply chain management degree. That’s because, for starters, she is the Direct-to-Consumer director at Nike Japan. In Tokyo. And with what global, accredited school is she enrolled to earn a master’s in supply-chain management? Portland State University in Oregon, USA. Minagawa had already worked in supply chain for two decades—split between the United States and Japan—when she decided to expand and formalize her knowledge. In her role, she is … Read More

Bob Andelman 11:45 AM  12/6/2016

12 REASONS TO MASTER SUPPLY-CHAIN MANAGEMENT

What are the reasons to continue your education in supply-chain management? If you’re the chief executive, what reasons might you have to support employees interested in returning to school? Employees need to know how squeezing night and weekend classes into an already busy work/life schedule will be advantageous to the bottom line upon the completion of a degree in supply-chain management (SCM). We talked to executives, educators and recent graduates to learn these 12 reasons to master supply-chain management. KEY DIFFERENTIATOR Supply chain “is … Read More

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

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