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Cordero, who became executive director of the Port of Long Beach in May 2017, now leads a Harbor Department staff of more than 500 and oversees a budget that was $982 million for the 2019 fiscal year.

SUPER MARIO: CORDERO HELPED SHAPE PORT OF LONG BEACH’S PIONEERING GREEN PORT POLICY YEARS BEFORE HE BECAME EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mario Cordero was an attorney in Long Beach, defending industries and municipalities in workers’ compensation cases when he went to lunch with a local elected official. This was in the early 2000s when environmental issues were hot topics in a city that, by population, ranks second in Los Angeles County, seventh in California and 39th in the nation. “He asked me … Read More

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USTR Considers 301 Tariff Exemption Requests for COVID 19 Medical Supplies

As the country faces the global health crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, recent announcements by the Office of the… Read More

Top 10 Transportation Trends to Watch for in 2020

A lot has been happening in the global transport sector over the last decade. In 2019 alone, we saw several… Read More

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Cordero, who became executive director of the Port of Long Beach in May 2017, now leads a Harbor Department staff of more than 500 and oversees a budget that was $982 million for the 2019 fiscal year.
Matt Coker 11:59 PM  3/27/2020

SUPER MARIO: CORDERO HELPED SHAPE PORT OF LONG BEACH’S PIONEERING GREEN PORT POLICY YEARS BEFORE HE BECAME EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mario Cordero was an attorney in Long Beach, defending industries and municipalities in workers’ compensation cases when he went to lunch with a local elected official. This was in the early 2000s when environmental issues were hot topics in a city that, by population, ranks second in Los Angeles County, seventh in California and 39th in the nation. “He asked me if I’d be interested in being appointed to the harbor commission,” recalls Cordero of his lunch partner, who was referring … Read More

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"We’ve re-engineered our Artificial Intelligence product to meet customer demands."
GT Staff 11:59 PM  3/26/2020

Global Trade Magazine Launches COVID C.A.R.E. Business Response Program

Global Trade Magazine is ramping up efforts in supporting global businesses by utilizing a new set of tools found in its technology toolbox. Companies capable of adapting their technology through the crisis are doing so at a record pace as leading automotive giants are now churning out respirators instead of automobiles while whiskey producers scramble to make hand sanitizer to help meet demand. Global Trade Magazine is doing the same thing for global businesses and their customer base. “Responding to global … Read More

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Gartner predicts that 30% of manufacturing companies making more than $5 billion in revenue will have invested in blockchain-powered projects by 2023.
Alex Rosen 11:59 PM  3/24/2020

How to Save Time and Money with Blockchain Smart Contracts

Manufacturing processes are growing increasingly complex — especially as the coronavirus pandemic spreads — in today’s global marketplace. With so many moving parts, it’s becoming more difficult to reliably and efficiently track actions and data along the supply chain. Blockchain-enabled smart contracts are emerging as a solution — one that provides transparency and ensures everyone along the supply chain is following the same set of agreed-upon rules. With everyone on the supply chain sharing the same logic and data, manufacturers can … Read More

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The 10 trends predicted in this article will shape the transportation environment going forward.

Top 10 Transportation Trends to Watch for in 2020

Tringa Bells 11:59 PM  3/25/2020

A lot has been happening in the global transport sector over the last decade. In 2019 alone, we saw several cities in Europe ban diesel cars and adopt electric transit buses. Technology-enabled mobility grew tremendously well in the past year and the passenger transportation scene evolved in a big way. Transport experts, city planners, and technology futurists are all curious … Read More

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While nationally the median income for entrepreneurs is the same as the median income for all workers, there are big differences at the state and city level.

Metros With the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Team ZenBusiness 11:33 PM  2/10/2020

Many Americans dream of quitting their job and becoming their own boss. Whether the goal is to live the laptop lifestyle or turn a creative pursuit into a full-time business, entrepreneurship offers flexibility and excitement, but it is not without risks. While the potential upside of starting a successful business is appealing, it often takes years for a new firm … Read More

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“Innovation cannot advance in a positive direction unless it’s grounded in genuine and continued efforts to lift up all of humanity.”

Purpose, by its nature, is defined as the reason for existing and goes beyond making money. It is about people coming together to make an impact in something they believe in with the trust that revenue and growth will follow, rather than as an end in itself. To be a  ‘purpose-driven’ organization, companies need to stand for something and look … Read More

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“Beyond the pick-and-place robots, other robots are doing the same thing: creating a blur of separation between what a human can do and what a machine can do."
GT Staff 9:17 AM  3/12/2020

MODEX Day Three: Robotics & Automation Continue Maturing

In typical Modex fashion, robotics and automation were among the hot topics discussed by keynote speakers, exhibitors, and attendees. A vast array of capabilities, sizes, and industry-specific robotics could be found throughout the show floor, each showing off a new capability. It’s clear that robotics continue to evolve and show no signs of slowing down progress in meeting demand within warehouses and distribution centers. Mike Futch, President of Tompkins Robotics made this point very clear during his session on Wednesday afternoon … Read More

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“Attracting and retaining the next generation of talent is absolutely critical to the long-term success of the breakbulk industry."
energypr 11:59 PM  3/10/2020

ANTWERP XL: Nominate Yourself or a Colleague for the Breakbulk 40 Under 40 NOW!

Antwerp XL is searching for the breakbulk industry’s 40 most dynamic and influential professionals under the age of 40 in a new initiative celebrating the next generation of the industry. Professionals working in the industry are encouraged to self-nominate if they are under 40, or nominate eligible colleagues if they believe they have contributed significantly to the sector. Mark Rimmer, AntwerpXL Divisional Director, says, “Attracting and retaining the next generation of talent is absolutely critical to the long-term success of the breakbulk … Read More

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“The city of Bremen has proved to be a good fit for the Breakbulk attendees with its unique blend of historical charm, modern amenities, maritime environment and visitor affordability.”
Breakbulk Events & Media 11:54 PM  2/16/2020

Breakbulk Europe to Return to Bremen in 2021

Breakbulk Europe, the world’s largest event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, will return to Bremen, Germany, for the fourth consecutive year in 2021 at Messe Bremen from 18-20 May. “It’s a great pleasure to be returning to Bremen in 2021, a city that has gone above and beyond to welcome breakbulk and project cargo professionals from more than 3800 companies,” Nick Davison, Portfolio Director for Breakbulk and CWEIME events, Hyve Group (formerly ITE Group) said. “The city of Bremen … Read More

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