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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.

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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

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.

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

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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.

Hungarian government buys Qatar Airways’ A330F

The LoadStar

The Hungarian government, stung by criticism that it was unable to procure air freight capacity during the PPE peak, has bought an A330-200F from Qatar Airways. The post Hungarian government buys Qatar Airways’ A330F appeared first on The Loadstar.

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. are stepping up efforts to make transportation cleaner, according to IDTechEx‘s recent Electric Trucks 2020-2030 report. Since the exit of the nation from the Paris Climate Change Agreement, 23 states, along with the District […].

Government Regulations for 2021: An Inside Look from Policy Experts

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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.

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. Air traffic controllers, via the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), have filed suit against the government, claiming its members are being unlawfully denied wages. The post US government shutdown hits 24 days and starts to impact air cargo appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Land Loadstar posts News FAA TSA US government shutdown Volga Dnepr

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 warned over virus containment strategy

247 Customs Broker

Logistics UK (formerly the Freight Transport Association) has warned that if the government does not consider the economic impact of its latest coronavirus containment measures… The post Government warned over virus containment strategy appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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. There was a time not long ago that the manufacturing staff who had the most concerns about governance and compliance were those working in finance. The post Making Governance and Compliance Part of the Manufacturing Process appeared first on SYSPRO US.

Biometrics in Government Market Size, Share, Increasing Demand, Emerging Demand, Forecast 2025

247 Customs Broker

Market Overview Global biometrics in the government market is expected to reach USD 16252.2 million by 2025 with a CAGR of 17.09% over the forecast… The post Biometrics in Government Market Size, Share, Increasing Demand, Emerging Demand, Forecast 2025 appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Fury as UK government looks to blame predicted Brexit chaos on logistics sector

The LoadStar

The UK government is “making villains of key workers” in logistics according to forwarders, as tensions between ministers and businesses rose to new levels this week. The post Fury as UK government looks to blame predicted Brexit chaos on logistics sector appeared first on The Loadstar.

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

UK government, forwarders clash over Brexit trade transition

247 Customs Broker

Cabinet Office Minister Michael… The post UK government, forwarders clash over Brexit trade transition appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Heathrow Airport, cargo terminal, CargoLogicAir 747-83Q(F) interior of cargo hold, July 2017. Photo courtesy of Heathrow Airport.

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.

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. The post Governments must help stranded seafaring ‘unsung heroes’ get home appeared first on The Loadstar.

Calls intensify for government to step in to end Montreal port strife

The LoadStar

As the indefinite strike by longshoremen at the port of Montreal enters its second week, calls have intensified for the Canadian government to step in and end the conflict. The post Calls intensify for government to step in to end Montreal port strife appeared first on The Loadstar.

UK government still not clear on post-Brexit border processes, says BIFA

The LoadStar

The UK government must issue clearer and more accurate information on border processes following the Brexit transition on 1 January, BIFA demanded this week. The UK forwarder association surveyed its members and found government information needed to be more accurate.

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

UK government faces legal challenge to Manston air cargo hub green light

The LoadStar

The government, against the recommendations of its own examining authority (EA), this month granted a development consent order to allow the development of a cargo hub at the disused airfield.

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 '

Ending government shutdown won’t fix flight delays

The LoadStar

Finally, the US government has reopened. The post Ending government shutdown won’t fix flight delays appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Loadstar leads Recommends FAA US US government shutdownBut as this informative Wired article reveals, the problems in aviation cannot be solved quickly; it may take months – or even years – to sort it out. Firstly, air traffic controllers are understaffed – and the shutdown will not have helped.

‘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.

Air freight in the UK succeeds ‘in spite of government policy, not because of it’

The LoadStar

Government policy on air freight must improve if the UK is to reach its potential as a global leader in the sector. The post Air freight in the UK succeeds ‘in spite of government policy, not because of it’ appeared first on The Loadstar. Air Land Loadstar posts News air freight Rebuilding the UK regional airports UK GovernmentOne industry source told The Loadstar he believed air freight in the UK succeeded “in spite of policy, not because of it”.

How the Government Can Ramp Up Climate Tech Investment

Supply Chain Brain

Without new technologies, it will be impossible to rein in emissions from the most-carbon intensive sectors of the economy such as heavy industry and long-distance transport

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. The post Governments pledge action for seafarers at crucial crew change summit appeared first on Shipping and Freight Resource.

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. The confirmation… The post Travel relating to logistics businesses is essential and should not be challenged, government tells police appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. FTA government Industry News News police RHA customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

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.

Government Fleet of the Year: Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Fleet Owner

“Any new fleet we put into service is in the predictive maintenance program from the start.” —Dan Dan Dietrich, manager of fleet engineering and quality assurance, GCRTA