SCRANTON, PA , Jan. 22, 2019 (PRWeb) -Third-party logistics provider Kane Is Able, Inc. has received Boise Paper’s 2018 3PL of the Year Award for best overall distribution center performance. The award recognizes operational excellence in logistics throughout Boise Paper’s physical distribution system.Read more
ATLANTA, Jan. 21, 2019 (Local News) -Atlanta business and civic leader Duriya Farooqui has been tapped to be president of Georgia-Pacific’s Point A Center for Supply Chain Innovation, which was launched last year.
Most recently, Farooqui has served as the director of the Atlanta Committee for Progress, a city of Atlanta led blue-ribbon group of top business and civic leaders. Her leadership at ACP was instrumental in launching a Center for Workforce Innovation, a partnership between five corporations and Atlanta Technical College.Read more
LONDON, Jan. 18, 2019 (Press Release) -Unite has accused government ministers of ignoring the needs of lorry drivers in their planning for a potential no deal Brexit.
While the government has begun planning to stack lorries at locations such as Marston Airfield and on the M3 in Hampshire, Unite is concerned that the needs of the lorry drivers are being ignored. As well as basic welfare facilities such as toilets, if delays are extended then food and sleeping provisions will be needed, in order to ensure drivers are fit and alert when required to eventually drive.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 16, 2019 (Press Release) -CLECAT, the European association for Freight Forwarding, Logistics and Customs services, is disappointed with the outcome of the vote in the UK Parliament last night against the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement which leaves the industry in further doubt.Read more
APPLETON, WI, Jan. 15, 2019 (Press Release) -Great Northern is now a member of a select network of companies that are officially recognized by Amazon to support vendors selling products with Amazon. The Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS) connects vendors with companies and labs that can help test, design, and supply protective packaging in line with Amazon’s Packaging Certification requirements. Great Northern’s innovative edge protection and corrugate packaging solutions make it a valuable addition to this list for Amazon’s vendors.Read more
OTTAWA, Jan. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) welcomes today’s federal decision to have the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) investigate supply chain failures in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland.Read more
GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 14, 2019 (Press Release) -The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) today announced that it has initiated an investigation into possible freight rail service issues in the Vancouver area.
Under provisions added to the Canada Transportation Act in May 2018, the CTA can, of its own motion, launch such an investigation, provided the Minister of Transport agrees. The Minister's authorization was requested and provided Friday.
The CTA concluded that an investigation would be appropriate based on information received from shipper associations and other parties.Read more
BRUSSELS, Jan. 11, 2019 (Press Release) -CLECAT, ECASBA, ESC, EMPA, ESPO, FEPORT & IPCSA welcome focus on data harmonisation and existing reporting channels. However, we caution against the creation of an EU Level Access Point Interface.
The above mentioned organisations welcome the adoption by the European Transport and Tourism Committee of the Clune Report on the draft Regulation for a European Maritime Single Window Environment.Read more