Millitary & Government

PLS Logistics

Transporting military supplies and government freight requires advanced planning, strict compliance, and high-level safety. industries

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Governments must help stranded seafaring ?unsung heroes? get home

The LoadStar

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has called on national governments to recognise seafarers as essential workers, as the number of stranded crews continues to rise.

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.

US government shutdown hits 24 days and starts to impact air cargo

The LoadStar

The US government shutdown, now in its 24th day and the longest closure to date, has started to impact aviation. The post US government shutdown hits 24 days and starts to impact air cargo appeared first on The Loadstar.

BIFA welcomes government package to support employment and training – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has said that it welcomes the package of measures unveiled by the Chancellor of the Exchequer today to scale… The post BIFA welcomes government package to support employment and training – Logistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

FTA urges government to make night-time delivery relaxation permanent

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] The Freight Transport Association has called on the government to consider making a temporary lifting of the curbs on overnight deliveries permanent.

Government stumps up £17 million to protect freight routes

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Ferry routes between Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Europe have been offered a £17 million support package from the government. The support package will… The post Government stumps up £17 million to protect freight routes appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

How Government and Defense Contractors Can Reduce Cyber Risk

Supply Chain Brain

A security breach could be detrimental to any manufacturer. For those with defense contracts, the danger is even more severe

RHA demands government support for hauliers during coronavirus pandemic

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] The Road Haulage Association is calling on the government to pledge immediate financial support for road hauliers who could lose their jobs due to… The post RHA demands government support for hauliers during coronavirus pandemic appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Government to extend night-time delivery hours in coronavirus response

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] The government has agreed to work with local authorities to extend delivery night-time delivery hours for food retailers to help the industry respond to… The post Government to extend night-time delivery hours in coronavirus response appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

WFP and Kyrgyzstan Government respond to coronavirus challenges

World Food Programme Logistics

In support of government-led food assistance, WFP and MLSD use their extensive project network in 300 sub-districts across the country to coordinate the rapid distribution of fortified wheat flour and vitamin-rich vegetable oil.

Menzies calls for government funding as air cargo volumes dive

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Menzies is laying off over half of its global workforce and is seeking funding from the government’s COVID Corporate Financing Facility as grounded flights… The post Menzies calls for government funding as air cargo volumes dive appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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 '

US Government Making it Easier for Truck Drivers to Get Licenses

Material Handling and Logistics

The new rule will let applicants take the CDL knowledge tests in states other than the applicant’s state of domicile

UN Agencies issue plea to Governments for facilitation of crew changes

Shipping and Freight Resource

“We are seeking the support of Governments to facilitate crew changes, operations essential to maintain the global cargo supply chains and operations related to humanitarian aid, medical and relief flights.

Government chooses not to appeal Heathrow verdict – AIR CARGO WEEK

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 – AIR CARGO WEEK appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

IATA: Air Cargo Bottlenecks Could Put Lives at Risk- Urgent Government Action Required

Airfreight Logistics

The International Air Transport Association ( IATA ) and its members renewed their call to governments to take urgent measures to ensure that vital air cargo supply lines remain open, efficient and effective.

Opinion: Governments failing us when it comes to driver training

Truck News

Driver training should not be the huge problem that it is. It just shouldn't. If we were truly serious about it, we would have resolved the issue decades ago. Yet here we are, needing the Humboldt tragedy to focus our collective mind on solutions.

FT: How Richard Branson changed his mind over government aid

The LoadStar

THE FINANCIAL TIMES reports: At the height of the financial crisis in 2009, billionaire Richard Branson balked at the idea of government intervention to stop companies going bust, proclaiming that weak airlines should be allowed to go to the wall.

Airports urge governments to rethink flight bans – AIR CARGO WEEK

247 Customs Broker

While… The post Airports urge governments to rethink flight bans – AIR CARGO WEEK appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

‘Governments must do more to support struggling hauliers’, call

The LoadStar

UK and international logistics representatives have called on governments for urgent injections of cash into sector businesses, as the sudden decline in normal volumes is pushing many to the brink of bankruptcy. The post ‘Governments must do more to support struggling hauliers’, call appeared first on The Loadstar.

Three pieces of unsolicited advice for government, for parking providers, for rates negotiators

Overdrive Online

Details on the federal farm food surplus contracts coming online in the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. One way to steer the negotiation up from a lowball rate offer. And in a cash pinch, paying to stop the truck is maybe not a preferred option, as every little bit helps.

Yes Minister: the four stages of government ineptitude

The LoadStar

Here, two senior civil servants discuss the ‘usual’ responses they advise government to give in times of crises. The post Yes Minister: the four stages of government ineptitude appeared first on The Loadstar. A little something to lighten the mood. UK readers will know Yes Minister, a 1980s TV satire on the civil service, which has been eerily prescient about all manner of things in the past few years.

Why the Ethiopian Government is fingerprinting the residents of Baladka

World Food Programme Logistics

Why the Ethiopian Government is fingerprinting villagers On a hill in eastern Ethiopia’s Baladka village, local community leader Abiy is searching for a name in a book. Photo: WFP/Edward Johnson Abiy finds Leila’s name in the Government’s list of families entitled to humanitarian assistance.

How Government Shutdown Affects Transportation Operations

247 Customs Broker

Government Shutdown. As we enter day 34 of the government shutdown , it was reported in The Wall Street Journal 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.

GM withdraws from JV with Uzbek government

Automotive Logistics

In a statement posted in Gazeta , the official publication of the national government, in late December, Shavkat Umurzakov, chairman of the board of Uzavtosanoat, said the company was also in talks to acquire GM’s stake in the engine plant – GM Powertrain Uzbekistan.

AMIA calls for government help with blockades

Automotive Logistics

The Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry (AMIA) has called for the government to intervene after a series of blockades that has left vehicle manufacturers in the country struggling for supplies and halted the movement of some finished vehicles.

Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone freight fund rejected by government

247 Customs Broker

The government has rejected Greater Manchester’s request for a £116m support fund to help local businesses upgrade to compliant fleet vehicles. More than half… The post Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone freight fund rejected by government appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Government stumps up £17 million to protect freight routes – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

[og_img] Ferry routes between Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Europe have been offered a £17 million support package from the government.