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Partnership allows Saudi Arabia to handle more air shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Singapore’s SATS Enters Saudi Arabian Cargo Market

SATS Ltd., Asia’s leading provider of food solutions and gateway services becomes the first international cargo handler to win a tender to build and operate a cargo terminal in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The award marks the first step taken by the Civil Aviation Authority of Saudi Arabia (GACA) to introduce a second player into the cargo handling market at King Fahd … Read More

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Cargo Transportation Easing in Fire-Ravaged Southern California

With 40 Percent of Blue Cut Wildfire Contained, Freight Movements Still in Jeopardy

As firefighters successfully began to contain the devastating Blue Cut wildfire in southern California, cargo transportation bottlenecks began to ease and the backlog of containers at southern California ports and along rail lines began to move. Two train routes in the Cajon Pass, 90 miles east of Los Angeles, came back on line as the… Read More

Walmart Acquires Jet: Which Company Will Benefit More?

$3.3 Billion Deal the Biggest Ever in Ecommerce

If you have ever used their website, it’s easy to conclude that Amazon has everything. That’s what people used to say about Walmart. The evolution of retail away from brick and mortar businesses and toward online shopping has found many top retailers, including Walmart, struggling to keep up with the trend. But with its purchase… 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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A truly international logistics company requires a company with a global reach. These 3PLs can meet your needs.
Steve Lowery 2:20 PM  7/26/2016

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CEVA LOGISTICS HQ: Hoofddorp, Netherlands cevalogstics.com | Global One of the world’s largest supply chain management companies somehow managed to significantly grow its operation this year, announcing the introduction of a ground transportation business to run along with its other three business lines: air, ocean and contract logistics. CEVA, with more than 41,000 dedicated employees working in 17 regional clusters around the world, will be embedded in those local clusters, offering “end-to-end solutions to our customers,” according to CEVA COO Jerome Lorrain. “By … Read More

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Partnership allows Saudi Arabia to handle more air shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

SATS Ltd., Asia’s leading provider of food solutions and gateway services becomes the first international cargo handler to win a tender to build and operate a cargo terminal in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The award marks the first step taken by the Civil Aviation Authority of Saudi Arabia (GACA) to introduce a second player into the cargo handling market at King Fahd … Read More

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BOEM's plans for offshore California wind generation could attract shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

BOEM Announces Advance in Developing Wind Energy Offshore California

GT Staff 4:04 AM  8/21/2016

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced last week a step forward in supporting wind energy development in federal waters offshore California. The agency is issuing a request for interest in a lease area requested by Trident Winds, LLC for its proposed 765 megawatt floating wind energy project. In consultation with the State of California, BOEM has determined Trident Winds … Read More

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Logistics companies send shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade to disaster areas.

The Logistics of Humanitarian Aid

Peter Buxbaum 7:27 AM  8/19/2016

When a 7.8 Richter-scale earthquake struck Ecuador in mid-April, logistics and supply-chain companies in the United States were moved to try and help the victims. They were able to do so, luckily for those injured and rendered homeless from the disaster, because there is an infrastructure in place that combines logistics providers, nonprofit organizations, and government actors, that is able to … Read More

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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

Training is important to ensure compliance with regulations pertaiining to shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
Peter Buxbaum 3:01 AM  6/10/2016

Disregarding Trade Compliance is Risky Business

Multinational companies are not investing in their employees’ trade compliance training, even though organizations and individuals that fail to comply with trade regulations face substantial penalties, according to survey results released from the global trade management solutions provider Amber Road and its Global Trade Academy. The survey of 300 U.S.-based global companies across a range of revenues and industries found that 56 percent of executives at the companies surveyed are not investing in trade compliance training, even though 28 percent of … Read More

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Bob Andelman 12:09 PM  6/6/2016

THE VALUE OF A GLOBAL MBA

Sean Scott is the director of strategic business at Celadon in Indianapolis. He might just be the poster child for the value of a global MBA. “There’s been a lot of stuff that I learned in the classroom,” says the current executive MBA student at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. “Fortunately, I’m already in a position high enough in my organization to truly apply those in a day-to-day work environment where I can suggest something to my boss, who will … Read More

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