3 Ways the U.S. Government Plans to Reform the Food Supply Chain

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government has announced that it is taking actions to reform the food supply chain. government aims to help. Government Plans to Reform the Food Supply Chain appeared first on More Than Shipping.

Regulation Blowback: How Governments are Pushing Back Against Carriers

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The post Regulation Blowback: How Governments are Pushing Back Against Carriers appeared first on More Than Shipping. 21st Century Challenges Analysis Business Container Ships Industry News Maritime News Regulations & Government Shipping Supply Chains U.S.

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3 Ways the U.S. Government is Getting Further Involved in Shipping

MTS Logistics

government is pursuing a path towards further regulations of the shipping industry and the supply chain at-large. government initiatives into the shipping industry should help improve things on many levels. Over the past several months, it has become clear that the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Federal Government Backs Increasing Domestic Minerals Supply Chain Needed for EVs

NGT News

The post Federal Government Backs Increasing Domestic Minerals Supply Chain Needed for EVs appeared first on NGT News. President Joe Biden is meeting with administration and state partners, industry executives, community representatives, labor leaders and California Gov.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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 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

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.

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.

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?

How effective was aid to business during COVID-19?

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s an assessment of the success and failure of several programs of aid to businesses the US government put forth when COVID-19 started to dampen US business activity. The … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Macroeconomics covid disruption economics government labor economics pandemicThis podcast moderated by David Wessel of Brookings is very informative.

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.

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

247 Customs Broker

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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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 '