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Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka assured footwear importers meeting in Long Beach [...]

The Ocean Three Alliance of CMA CGM, China Shipping and United Arab Shipping Co. has received U.S. r [...]

With reefer volumes surging, the world's third-largest carrier says it bought new refrigerated [...]

A container terminal in Sydney, Nova Scotia in Eastern Canada is unlikely to be built because of poo [...]

Shipowners operating in the Arctic and the Antarctic caught a glimpse of the first set of internatio [...]

Specialist Freight Network Members were treated to a sensationally unique ice-breaking event in Kual [...]

At SFN, it is indeed all about 100%... [...]

"Happy Birthday to SFN, Happy Birthday to SFNNNN..." The first year is key in the growth o [...]

Despite 9 years' experience of hosting physical Annual Conferences worldwide, SFN Managing Dire [...]

It is true that 'Anniversary' ought to be an Annual celebration. However, SFN Head Office [...]

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 October 2014 October October In its monthly package of infring [...]

The INTERREG IV 2 Seas programme authorities and the PAC2 cluster partners invite you to their confe [...]

The European Tourism Forum is an annual event co-organised by the Presidency of the Council of the E [...]

The European Commission (DG Enterprise and Industry, Sustainable Mobility and Automotive Industry Un [...]

Meeting in Luxembourg, transport ministers held a first discussion on the two proposals which are a [...]

The European Commission has adopted a proposal to implement existing obligations in the 2009 amendme [...]

The European Commission has invited Member States to propose projects to use €11.9 billion of EU fun [...]

Such heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) are responsible for around a quarter of CO2 emissions from road tran [...]

The European Commission has published for the first time a scoreboard on transport in the EU. It com [...]

Page Heading: IMO’s environment committee addresses implementation issues as ballast water managemen [...]

Page Heading: Polar Code and ballast water management on agenda at IMO’s Marine Environment Protecti [...]

Page Heading: Draft Polar Code approved by IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Page Subhea [...]

Page Heading: Mandatory electronic information exchange on horizon following revised FAL Convention [...]

Page Heading: World Maritime Day 2014: IMO conventions: effective implementation Page Subheading: Wo [...]

Name: 36th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Convention 1972) and 9th Meeting of C [...]

Name: Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) Session: 94 Start Date: 17/11/2014 00:00 End Date: 21/11/2014 [...]

Name: Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) Session: 93 Start Date: 14/05/2014 00:00 End Date: 23/05/2014 [...]

Name: Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) Session: 67 Start Date: 13/10/2014 00:00 End Da [...]

Name: Council Session: 113 Start Date: 01/12/2014 00:00 End Date: 05/12/2014 00:00 Type: scheduled [...]

Title: IMO News 3 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 09/09/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: IMO co [...]

Title: IMO News 2 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 06/06/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: IMO in [...]

Title: IMO News 1 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 03/04/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: Draft [...]

Title: 2014 [...]

Title: IMO News 4 2013 Click here for PDF IMODate: 02/12/2013 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: The Su [...]

With COP 17 now underway IMO discusses the impact of its work to reduce GHG emissions from internati [...]

Mr. Sekimizu discussed matters related to IMO's work and cooperation between the UN to combat S [...]

Development of an international code of safety for ships operating in polar waters. [...]

Jack Westwood-Booth, IMO' Senior Deputy Director of the Division for marine technology and carg [...]

Gurpeet Singhota, IMO's Deputy Director for the Operational Safety Section of the Maritime Safe [...]

IATA announced progress in the implementation of Fast Travel in the Asia-Pacific region. Qantas Airw [...]

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its first 20-year passenger growth forec [...]

IATA partnered with Travel Capitalist Ventures, a leading travel-focused investment firm, to create [...]

IATA announced that James R. Clapper, Director National Intelligence, United States Office of the Di [...]

IATA announced that AVSEC World will take place 27-29 October in Washington, D.C. The annual event i [...]

Covenant Transportation Group said its third-quarter earnings declined from a year ago due to a carg [...]

Natural gas-fueling supplier Blu has launched a liquefied natural gas-fueling system for Class 8 tru [...]

Maryland topped a list of states that showed to have high transportation safety and enforcement perf [...]

Truck tonnage held at an all-time high in September, rising 3.7% from a year ago and capping the hig [...]

UPS Inc. said it will increase its rates an average of 4.9% for package, less-than-truckload and air [...]

Contributed by: Norton Rose: Stephen Woods (Senior Associate, Singapore), Ben Rose (Partner, Singapo [...]

On March 9, Ezra Holdings entered into a placement agreement with Credit Suisse and DBS in order to [...]

Last Wednesday, China’s largest private shipbuilder, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, announced pla [...]

The global shipping industry has been grabbing headlines lately, unfortunately for less admirable re [...]

It has been a long time coming, and we all suspect it has been going on for the last year or two, bu [...]

Stricter regulations push the carrier group to recommend a hike in fees from January [...]

Privately owned US investment bank boosts mergers and acquisitions with new base in Europe [...]

$35m in calls waived or discounted in last two years [...]

New tanker joins fleet and starts 120-day time charter immediately [...]

SeaIntel predicts a crisis should the disease hit West Africa's largest box-port nations [...]

The UK Royal Navy's (RN's) first front-line Wildcat HMA.2 helicopter squadron has been sto [...]

On 17 October Swedish authorities began a sudden and significant search operation in the Stockholm A [...]

The Hellenic Air Force (HAF) held a decommissioning ceremony for its LTV (later Vought) A-7 Corsair [...]

TWENTY-ONE unidentified militants were killed in air strikes by military forces on the Tirah Valley [...]

ANSAR Allah militants raided a residence belonging to an official from the Sunni Muslim Al-Islah par [...]

As intermodal grows, so do its challenges. Increasing cargo volumes create bottlenecks and congestio [...]

Executives at two leading companies weigh in on supply chain’s value to their organizations. [...]

Profile of Leslie Dean, senior director, supply chain, at Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. [...]

When a merger required Nature’s Way to consolidate distribution facilities, it called on the service [...]

Yard management systems provide visibility into yard operations. Here is advice for choosing the rig [...]

Container lines in the Asia-US trades plan to increase significantly low-sulphur fuel charges due to [...]

The appointment of new CEO for Frontline indicates first step in restructuring of the company and it [...]

Norwegian shipowners should be patient with Chinese shipbuilders who are on a learning curve to shif [...]

Vessel owners and operators are "highly encouraged" to report how long crew members have b [...]

Damen Dredging Equipment (DDE) has completed the fitting of a complete dredger instrumentation packa [...]

Précis:  Only 23 more days of voting open to customers. So why should you vote? Hear from FM Logisti [...]

Précis:  ‘Darling Supply Chains’ – the companies that tend to dominate the headlines of the supply c [...]

Précis:  There is no doubt that confusion results in loss of action. Because clarity is the basis of [...]

Précis:  There are mixed messages in the economic data as we enter the last quarter of the year. Wha [...]

Précis:  ‘Darling Supply Chains’ – the companies that tend to dominate the headlines of the supply c [...]

Stricter regulations push the carrier group to recommend a hike in fees from January [...]

Privately owned US investment bank boosts mergers and acquisitions with new base in Europe [...]

$35m in calls waived or discounted in last two years [...]

New tanker joins fleet and starts 120-day time charter immediately [...]

SeaIntel predicts a crisis should the disease hit West Africa's largest box-port nations [...]

Delta, Air France-KLM and Alitalia offer to give up slots in EU antitrust probeThe European Commission (EC) is seeking input into whether SkyTeam members Delta Air Lines, Air Fran [...]

Google confident UAVs will bring packages to city doorstepsSpeedy package delivery in urban areas by small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) “is absolutely going [...]

Association of European Airlines (AEA) CEO Athar Husain Khan has pushed back against the suggestion [...]

Air France launches biofuel flights on Toulouse-Orly routeAir France is operating a series of flights powered by biofuels on its Toulouse-Paris Orly route bet [...]

Lufthansa to detail plans for new long-haul LCC subsidiary in DecemberLufthansa’s supervisory board will decide on the details of its long-haul, low-cost carrier (LCC) su [...]

Cargo tonnage through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has continued its positive trend for the third quar [...]

Dallas-based Ameriflight, LLC has agreed to acquire Wiggins Airways, Inc., a Manchester, N.H.-based [...]

In their long-running struggle over proposed retirement plan changes, members of the German pilots u [...]

AIRLINES   Oman Air appointed Paul Gregorowitsch as its new CEO. Gregorowitsch, a citizen of the Net [...]

Shanghai Pudong Int’l Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) has achieved year-over-year tonnage g [...]

Biofuels are unlikely to play a significant role in cutting carbon emissions for the airline industr [...]

4X4 Aviation's scale-model (see picture) of its Versatile Vehicle (VV)-Plane  cargo drone flew [...]

A cargo drone pilot project to deliver medicine to Germany's North Sea island of Juist is to be [...]

This week unit load device specialist Jettainer is to announce a new North American customer and the [...]

The US government's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing fines of between $54,000 [...]

As much as the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, has little to do with supply chain. The food supply see [...]

Kraft has volunteered to recalling 1.2 million cases of four brands of cottage cheese products due t [...]

Fast food workers protested to get a $15 minimum wage yesterday, but in Switzerland they are conside [...]

Across the US thousands of fast food workers are striking to demand a raise in their minimum wage to [...]

After Walmart announced that it expects its vendors to provide goods that have recyclable packaging, [...]

German materials handling group LKE has unveiled plans to open a subsidiary in the UK, concentrating [...]

Menzies Distribution has implemented Paragon’s multi depot routing software to schedule daily delive [...]

Ceva has airlifted more than 70 tonnes of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia to assist in on-going [...]

Translift Bendi has Paul Berrow to its board of directors as sales director [...]

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association has moved offices to 11 Gower Street in London [...]

The 'Internet of Things' or IoT is a term that has rapidly taken center stage in business [...]

Of special interest to readers of Logistics Management will be “Americas Update,” which will look in [...]

After 20 years, two congressional mandates and countless lawsuits and lobbying efforts, safety advoc [...]

Congested U.S. port terminals, harbor and over-the-road truck and driver shortages, slower trains an [...]

Southern California shippers are getting a break on container dwell expenses for the next ten days a [...]

US based third-party chemical logistics provider Rinchem has acquired Chimei Logistics, a Taiwan-bas [...]

US based third-party chemical logistics provider Rinchem has acquired Chimei Logistics, a Taiwan-bas [...]

The wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Logistics will manage a 10,000 square metre warehouse in Brisb [...]

The wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Logistics will manage a 10,000 square metre warehouse in Brisb [...]

Belgian logistics firm Katoen Natie opened a S$50 million extension to its Jurong Logistics Terminal [...]

Consumer demand for fresh, quality products to be available anytime means that food producers, manuf [...]

CEVA Logistics airlifted more than 70 tonnes of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia on 10 October t [...]

The achievements of Amy Coltman, an apprentice engineer for Knapp, have been recognised in the Leice [...]

The renowned adventurer and off-road driver Rainer Zietlow and his team mates Marius Biela and Matth [...]

Leeds-based freight and logistics company Walkers Transport, part of the Palletways Network and oper [...]

Saint-Gobain UK hosted its annual Driver of the Year finals, a competition that recognised and rewar [...]

These are some the findings of the fifth annual industry research from consumer delivery specialist [...]

Intelligent Installations has launched a range of integrated multi-camera solutions for commercial v [...]

A unique partnership between DP World London Gateway and Import Services will ensure that all shippe [...]

After 70 years, NationaLease continues to present the "best and brightest" when it comes t [...]

The recently launched ADLV (the Association for Driving Licence Verification) www.adlv.co.uk has ann [...]

De Lijn to launch new website and online applications built with the SDL content management solution [...]

Brussels event sets out solutions and practical experience of interoperability projects in passenger [...]

A2Dominion, a leading housing provider and property developer in London and the South East, has chos [...]

Leading Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps (www.inoapps.com) has launched the InClusive® solutions rang [...]

Of special interest to readers of Supply Chain Management Review will be “Americas Update,” which wi [...]

U.S. shippers have been assured by a variety of governmental agencies that cargo vessels of Liberian [...]

A brick-and-mortar store is a major benefit to consumers who want to return orders [...]

Leading company procurement organizations reap double the measurable cost reduction versus other com [...]

Précis:  Only 23 more days of voting open to customers. So why should you vote? Hear from FM Logisti [...]

Précis:  ‘Darling Supply Chains’ – the companies that tend to dominate the headlines of the supply c [...]

Précis:  There is no doubt that confusion results in loss of action. Because clarity is the basis of [...]

Précis:  There are mixed messages in the economic data as we enter the last quarter of the year. Wha [...]

Précis:  ‘Darling Supply Chains’ – the companies that tend to dominate the headlines of the supply c [...]

In-plant trailers represent a tried and true method of moving materials through plants safely and ef [...]

Very often companies debate needing a new WMS or just muddling through while constantly adding to th [...]

MHI and our industry are in transition as materials handling’s profile is raised in the supply chain [...]

The acquisition of QuantiSense will extend Epicor's position as a leading provider of extended [...]

Partnership creates integral cleaning and sanitation program for reusable plastic containers. [...]

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 an International Business Forum “Strategic partnership 1520” has starte [...]

Measures on increasing cargo delivery competitiveness via Trans-Siberian corridor will be discussed [...]

Russian Railways Logistics, subsidiary of RZD Holding,  develops cooperation with Chelyabinsk Pipe R [...]

Russian Railways Logistics, subsidiary of RZD Holding, in cooperation with Sibtechgaz plant organize [...]

Russian Railways Logistics, subsidiary of RZD Holding, started providing third party logistics servi [...]

As supply chain and logistics activity continues to pick up speed worldwide we are seeing aggressive [...]

Whether you are a seasoned logistics practitioner or an undergraduate student working towards a degr [...]

Chicago is well known as one of the most important logistics and transportation hubs in the United S [...]

Technology continues to change the supply chain in profound ways, as mobile and wireless technologie [...]

The supply chain is facing volatility on a scale and level of complexity almost never seen before. I [...]

3D Systems (DDD) announced a partnership with The Hershey Company last Thursday, in order to collabo [...]

How often do you reach for herbal supplements during day, week, month, year..? While considering it [...]

When was the last time you decide to take the right side of the street when it comes to your daily n [...]

Coca-Cola Co. has announced a reorganization of its operating structure around main units. The remod [...]

With domestic sales of Japan’s breweries being severely affected by the country’s decreasing populat [...]

Cities emerge from the spatial concentration of people and economic activities. But spatial concentr [...]

In the mid-2000s, India began rolling out large-scale, publicly-financed health insurance schemes mo [...]

Investment decision making is already difficult for any diverse group of actors with different prior [...]

Many developing countries display remarkably high degrees of urban concentration that are incommensu [...]

This paper examines the employment growth of Indian districts from 2000 to 2010 in the manufacturing [...]

NEW YORK/GENEVA ¦ 25 September 2014 – The trend is sparking outrage at the World Health Organization [...]

WHO has been appalled by the continuing trend for health-care facilities, staff and vehicles to come [...]

The emergence of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa in 2014 has become a challenge to th [...]

Over the past 2 weeks WHO delivered 2 shipments with more than 125 tons of medical equipment and med [...]

One month after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, WHO identifies as top priorities expanding essen [...]

The National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia (SAU) has reported additional laboratory-confirmed case [...]

On 5 October 2014, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Uganda notified WHO of a confirmed case of Marbur [...]

On 6 October 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of the first confirmed autochtho [...]

On 30 September 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for Austria notified WHO via the European Commiss [...]

The National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia (SAU) has reported additional laboratory-confirmed case [...]

The incidences of torture and ill-treatment around the world have not been diminishing and the need [...]

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has opened new sites for about 28,000 internally [...]

Secretary -General Ban Ki-moon has condemned last week’s decision by the Democratic Republic of the [...]

The General Assembly today elected 15 countries to serve on the United Nations Human Rights Council [...]

Amid positive developments in the global fight against Ebola, including a growing response to the Se [...]

The pace of recovery has disappointed in recent years, and downside risks have increased, including [...]

Global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to improve further in 2014–15, according to [...]

Global growth is in low gear, and the drivers of activity are changing. These dynamics raise new pol [...]

Global economic prospects have improved again, but the bumpy recovery and skewed macroeconomic polic [...]

The October 2012 World Economic Outlook (WEO) assesses the prospects for the global recovery in ligh [...]

Raben Group, a leading international logistics service provider operating in 130 locations across Eu [...]

Technology is the key to success in the logistics industry says Tim Fawkes. He explains the benefits [...]

A ground breaking ceremony held at the London Gateway Logistics Park, has officially kicked off the [...]

Leading European barcode and RFID (radio frequency identification) solutions specialist Inotec, whic [...]

Meachers Global Logistics has invested over £1 million in its fleet of vehicles, including the intro [...]

Holemans Group makes it sure it considers the environment when undertaking its sand and gravel extra [...]

Thursday, 3rd April 2014, Mallory Court Hotel, Leamington Spa AEB (International) Ltd hosts conferen [...]

Thursday, 3rd April 2014, Mallory Court Hotel, Leamington Spa AEB (International) Ltd hosts conferen [...]

AEB's 5th Annual Compliance & Risk Management Conference in partnership with CILT(UK) Wedne [...]

12-13 November 2014, Hall 11, Brussels Expo, Belgieplein - 1 - Place de Belgique, B-1020 Brussels, B [...]

New York is a playground of absurdity. I’ve lived here on and off for the past decade. Since I ate m [...]

As always, members of the TED community have been very busy the past few weeks. Below, just a few of [...]

One of the best things about a week after a conference? The chance to reflect on the experience. In [...]

Three years ago, Rabbi Ronnie Cahana suffered a rare brain stem stroke that left him fully conscious [...]

Over and over, you keep asking us: What’s the best way to give a TED Talk? It’s not just that you’re [...]

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo announced at the General Council meeting on 21 October 2014 that hi [...]

The new member of the Appellate Body, Mr. Shree Baboo Chekitan Servansing, was sworn in at a ceremon [...]

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, in a speech to a conference of the Federal Circuit Bar Association [...]

On 20 October 2014, India notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 19 Septemb [...]

The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, [...]