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.

Government Fines Coming to the Ports of Los Angeles-Long Beach 11/1

MTS Logistics

As per an announcement on the port authority’s website, government fees will be going into effect for shipping companies whose cargo containers linger for too long at the port’s marine terminals.

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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.

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.

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.

Watch: Can Government Help Solve the Supply Chain Crisis?

Supply Chain Brain

Dan Dreyfus, global customs leader with EY, discusses how government agencies can embrace digitization of supply chain processes, in partnership with the private sector

Freight economist to government: Stay out of ocean shipping mess

The Supply Chain Journal

Calls for the U.S.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

UK government changes red diesel consent

Logistics Business Magazine

The association said the government had announced restrictions on the use of red diesel in a move which Westminster claims more fairly reflects the harmful impact of diesel emissions. Further Government advice on this can be FOUND HERE. There is further Government advice for RDCOs here.

UK government-funded training scheme for HGV drivers attracts 2,000

The LoadStar

Government-funded training for HGV drivers, Skills Bootcamps, opened for business today with the aim of injecting 11,000 drivers across the UK. The post UK government-funded training scheme for HGV drivers attracts 2,000 appeared first on The Loadstar.

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

Seoul government to launch search for HMM buyer next year

The LoadStar

By the end of Q1 22, a roadmap to sell the South Korean government’s stake in flagship liner HMM will be unveiled, vice-minister for oceans and fisheries Eom Ki-doo said on Tuesday. The post Seoul government to launch search for HMM buyer next year appeared first on The Loadstar.

Taiwan government cashed in on high-flying Yang Ming shares

The LoadStar

The Taiwanese government has sold shares in Yang Ming this year, after the liner operator achieved profits amid a historically firm market. The post Taiwan government cashed in on high-flying Yang Ming shares appeared first on The Loadstar.

Government launches inquiry into Australia’s over-stretched supply chains

The LoadStar

The post Government launches inquiry into Australia’s over-stretched supply chains appeared first on The Loadstar. Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has announced an inquiry into the country’s over-stretched container supply chains.

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?

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.

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.

UK government to blame for Brexit delays, says logistics sector

The LoadStar

It is UK government “unreadiness” that is the source of further delays to Brexit customs procedure implementation, while associations, brokers, forwarders, ports, and retailers are “ready”. The post UK government to blame for Brexit delays, says logistics sector appeared first on The Loadstar.

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.

Australian shippers call on government to extend air freight subsidies

The LoadStar

Australian shippers are urging the government to extend subsidies for air cargo, noting the lack of capacity in the market. The post Australian shippers call on government to extend air freight subsidies appeared first on The Loadstar.

U.S. Government Alert System Aims to Improve Semiconductor Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

An email alert system will help the Supply Chain Disruption Task Force coordinate resources to mitigate the global chip shortage

Hong Kong shippers urge government to resolve supply chain bottlenecks

The LoadStar

The post Hong Kong shippers urge government to resolve supply chain bottlenecks appeared first on The Loadstar.

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

247 Customs Broker

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Government will dispose of HMM stake in controlled moves, says KDB chief

The LoadStar

As momentum builds towards the South Korean government’s inevitable sale of its stake in flagship liner operator HMM, Korea Development Bank chairman Lee Dong-gull warned the process must be gradual. With over 44% of HMM’s stock, the government is the.

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.

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.

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.

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

Letter from Bangladesh: truckers go back to work as government concedes

The LoadStar

The truckers began the action on Friday after the government raised diesel prices by more than 21%, and while the government said it would not cut the price of fuel, it offered to help truckers raise their rates. The government has.

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.

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.