Call to action: Governments’ commitment vital to decarbonize shipping by 2050

The Supply Chain Journal

The phrases “global level playing field” and “commercially viable” were mentioned several times during a launch event Wednesday that called for governments around the world to act on climate change and commit to decarbonizing the shipping sector by 2050.

Generations divide over role of fleets, governments in sustainability regulations

The Supply Chain Journal

Convoy’s Sustainability in Trucking Snapshot Report , released in August, gathered feedback from 593 carrier respondents, 43% of which expressed neutrality regarding the tightening of government regulations for sustainability initiatives.

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Viewpoint: When elected officials fail to govern

The Supply Chain Journal

The views expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates. By Matt Parker and Jason Doering.

Federal government inks contracts for $1.8B in rapid tests

The Supply Chain Journal

In total, all the recent contracts could result in up to 450 million tests for the federal government — or slightly more than one test per person in the U.S. Earlier this year, European Union governments blocked the export of COVID-19 vaccines to Australia, according to Reuters.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Beware ‘nasty side effects’ if government targets ocean carriers

The Supply Chain Journal

As skyrocketing rates squeeze importers and exporters scramble for containers, the push for government intervention is accelerating. government does move to rein in foreign carriers? government capped freight rates of foreign carriers serving the country’s imports and exports? “If

Montreal port to resume cargo activity after government strike intervention

The Supply Chain Journal

after the Canadian government forced an end to a strike by longshoremen, but it could take several days to work through freight backlogs and longer to resume normal operations, the port authority said. Container and bulk terminals at the Port of Montreal will open for business Monday at 7 A.M.

Supply chain fears drive government into u-turn over ‘pinged’ hauliers’ need to isolate

The LoadStar

Haulier anger forced the UK government into yet another u-turn over the weekend: amid fears of a supply chain meltdown, it exempted truck drivers from self-isolation rules. Land Loadstar posts News Covid-19 Haulier shortage NHS app Road Haulage Association (RHA) UK Government

Watch: Enforcing Human Rights in Government Contracts

Supply Chain Brain

Isabelle Glimcher, a fellow at the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, recommends six steps that government procurement officials should be taking to prevent workers’ rights abuses by suppliers

UK government looks to blame predicted Brexit chaos on logistics sector

Supply Chain and Logistics

Brexit is coming, and it’s clear that the government, which has been pushing Brexit along, has chosen not to invest or prioritize systems for logistics. The logistics community will be forced into dealing with a tangle of poorly understood rules … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains Trucking Brexit information systems international trade

Sustainability Trends That Will Make the Biggest Impact on Your Organization

Speaker: Jit Hinchman, Founder & President at Supply Chain Adviser™ and Sustainable Supply Chain Global Ambassador

Many companies are still reluctant to take on sustainability initiatives in their organizations. But in 2021 and on, making the switch to more sustainable decision-making can have some big business impacts. Join this incredible webinar with Jit Hinchman, Founder & President at Supply Chain Adviser™ and Sustainable Supply Chain Global Ambassador, to explore some trends in supply chain sustainability that may make your company rethink its current stance on technology, transparency, and overall operations.

U.S. Government Intervention in Shipping: Will It Change or Keep the Status Quo?

MTS Logistics

government intervention in the shipping arena. In both cases, the primary approach is actually not government intervention as such. Government Intervention in Shipping: Will It Change or Keep the Status Quo?

Montreal port to resume cargo activity after government strike intervention

The Supply Chain Journal

after the Canadian government forced an end to a strike by longshoremen, but it could take several days to work through freight backlogs and longer to resume normal operations, the port authority said. Container and bulk terminals at the Port of Montreal will open for business Monday at 7 A.M.

Government targets sea, air and rail freeports by 2021

247 Customs Broker

Sea, air and rail ports in England will be invited to bid for freeport status before the end of the year, with the government aiming… The post Government targets sea, air and rail freeports by 2021 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

DOT’s Transportation Self-Governance Program for Tribes Takes Effect

247 Customs Broker

Department of Transportation’s Tribal Transportation Self-Governance Program has officially taken effect. The… The post DOT’s Transportation Self-Governance Program for Tribes Takes Effect appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Government Initiatives to Boost Electric Truck Market

NGT News

Due to the high amounts of greenhouse gases (GHG) being emitted from vehicles, the federal and state governments in the U.S. The post Government Initiatives to Boost Electric Truck Market appeared first on NGT News.

FreightWaves Classics: Conrail went from government subsidies to a for-profit entity

The Supply Chain Journal

3R provided interim funding to the railroads and the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) was created as a government-funded private company. Crane argued in favor of a stock offering that would remove the railroad from a government agency and turn it into a publicly traded company.

Making Governance and Compliance Part of the Manufacturing Process

SYSPRO Smarter ERP

The week of November 17th was Fraud Awareness Week (www.fraudweek.com), and this makes it an appropriate time to highlight key issues around manufacturing governance and compliance. The post Making Governance and Compliance Part of the Manufacturing Process appeared first on SYSPRO US.

"Fix gaps in Brexit guidance to avoid delays and shortages," industry urges government

247 Customs Broker

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Steering government in the right direction

Truck News

As we enter into an election period, both provincially and federally, the output from governments has screeched to a halt. As I’m sure you already know, this is due to election laws that prevent governments from making certain announcements during … Human Resources Transportation Newsletter

Government urged to publish rail plan for North

Logistics Business Magazine

The North’s leaders have called on the Government to urgently publish a long-term plan for the region’s railways , to give essential certainty on investment and delivery of major projects. The Government must get on and publish their Integrated Rail Plan without further delay.”.

US Government Reduces Fees for Interstate Carriers

Material Handling and Logistics

The fee reduction for 2018, totaling about 9%, was based on a recommendation from the UCR Board of Directors following several years of higher than expected collections

European hauliers join forces to urge UK government and EU to forge reciprocal deal

247 Customs Broker

The Road Haulage Association and Logistics UK have joined forces with 31 other road haulage associations across Europe to urge negotiators on all sides… The post European hauliers join forces to urge UK government and EU to forge reciprocal deal appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

UK government to shorten HGV driver testing process

The LoadStar

Faced with empty supermarket shelves and warnings of supply chain disruption as the shortage of lorry drivers hits every sector, including the country’s water supplies, the UK government is expected to fast-track new HGV driver training.

Travel relating to logistics businesses is essential and should not be challenged, government tells police

247 Customs Broker

All travel relating to the operation of logistics business has been designated as essential travel by the government during the COVID-19 pandemic. FTA government Industry News News police RHA customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Government failed traders over new Brexit rules of origin requirements

The LoadStar

Government messaging in the build-up to Brexit failed traders over the extent of changes brought about by rules of origin requirements for trading with the EU. The post Government failed traders over new Brexit rules of origin requirements appeared first on The Loadstar.

How Government Regulations Impact the Supply Chain: 4 Tips for Shippers & Carriers

Coyote

government operates, the difference between regulations and laws, policy advocacy, and the agencies that regulate the transportation industry Get insights into how the U.S.

Governments pledge action for seafarers at crucial crew change summit

Shipping and Freight Resource

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the commitment of 12 countries to facilitate crew changes and achieve key worker designation for seafarers, following a virtual ministerial summit hosted by the UK Government on 9 July.

What the Government Shutdown Means for Transportation Operations

Kuebix

As we enter day 32 of the government shutdown, it was reported in the WSJ that agencies that oversee the flow of goods are starting to cut back services and working hours at some sites, raising concerns that delays can spread. The post What the Government Shutdown Means for Transportation Operations appeared first on Kuebix.

WFP Philippines boosts logistics to assist Government during pandemic

World Food Programme Logistics

The World Food Programme, the world’s biggest humanitarian organization responding to hunger around the world, has been at hand, providing assistance to the Government at every turn.

Governments must back common rules for demurrage and detention fees

The LoadStar

Concern about the widespread application of detention and demurrage charges has led the British International Freight Association to call for governments around the world to adopt the US Federal Maritime Commission’s position on the fees.

Government mix-up, shutdown, led to hemp hauling driver’s arrest

Fleet Owner

While hemp is now legal, there is still a risk for drivers hauling the product across 'non-friendly states '

Government chooses not to appeal Heathrow verdict

247 Customs Broker

The UK government has chosen not to appeal today’s court ruling that the expansion of Heathrow will be unlawful. However, Heathrow… The post Government chooses not to appeal Heathrow verdict appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Time the government came clean…

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] The government has now had three years to prepare for leaving the European Union, so it is quite shocking to find that the government’s… The post Time the government came clean… appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Editor's Blog Features customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Government Regulations for 2021: An Inside Look from Policy Experts

Coyote