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PLS Logistics

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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.

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

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.

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.

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 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 […].

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

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.

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 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.

Challenge HOS final rule in federal court

Supply Chain and Logistics

I’ve been waiting for such … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Trucking government HOS rules regulations truckingTeamsters and several safety organizations have challenged the new HOS rules. It won’t keep them from going into effect; but it will point out that the new rules directly contradict previous findings of the FMCSA.

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 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.

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 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 '

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.

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.

BIFA welcomes further UK government investment in employment support

247 Customs Broker

The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association that represents UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, says that it welcomes the package of measures… The post BIFA welcomes further UK government investment in employment support appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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”.

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

California port stakeholders demand that state government keep gateways competitive

Logistics Management

In a recent letter to state governor Gavin Newsom signed by trade associations representing a broad cross-section of the California economy, “robust” movement of goods throughout the state cannot be understated

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. The post UK government faces legal challenge to Manston air cargo hub green light appeared first on The Loadstar. Perhaps unsurprisingly, those opposing the scheme to re-launch the UK’s Manston Airport in Kent as a cargo hub are planning a legal battle to stop it.

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.

Indian government backs drive to get more women into logistics

The LoadStar

The post Indian government backs drive to get more women into logistics appeared first on The Loadstar. Indian logistics operators must increase diversity within their workforce if they are to succeed in the future.

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. The post FT: How Richard Branson changed his mind over government aid appeared first on The Loadstar.

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.

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.

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.

California port stakeholders demand that state government keep gateways competitive

247 Customs Broker

When the Port of Los Angeles’ Executive Director Gene Seroka discusses June cargo volumes, forecasts and other developments in maritime global trade tomorrow, the news… The post California port stakeholders demand that state government keep gateways competitive appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

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.

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. Now, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, WFP is strongly committed to supporting the Government with its unique logistics expertise. WFP’s commitment to support the Government of the Philippines, especially on logistics and disaster response, remains stronger than ever amid the pandemic.

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. The government… The post FTA urges government to make night-time delivery relaxation permanent appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Article Features Michelle Mooney News Supply Chain customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Government virus policies may be putting warehouse temps at risk

The LoadStar

The UK Warehousing Association is urging members to ensure working practices are in line with government social distancing strategies – but is also concerned that government policy its putting workers at risk. As warehouses and their staff come under increasing scrutiny from the media, Peter Ward, UKWA chief executive, said they were a critical part of the supply chain and warned the government of a knee-jerk reaction to press reports. “It’s