U.S. Government Shutdown 2018

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government shut down at midnight on Friday, 19th January, 2018, after Democrats and Republicans, locked in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security, failed to agree on a last-minute deal to fund its operations. The U.S. Democratic leaders wanted to include protections from deportation for about 700,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children.

U.S. government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate

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government shut down at midnight on Friday, 19th January, 2018, after Democrats and Republicans, locked in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security, failed to agree on a last-minute deal to fund its operations. The U.S. Democratic leaders wanted to include protections from deportation for about 700,000 undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children.

Canadian Government Launches $20 Million Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

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The Canadian government is making a significant investment into providing financial support and opportunity to women entrepreneurship. On Friday, October 19th, 2018, Canadian Export, Promotion Minister, Mary Ng, announced a $20 million government fund toward supporting women in business. Government initiatives, procurement and community support bring positive solutions to combating barriers women face.

Indian government backs drive to get more women into logistics

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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.

How Will New Government Policies Impact the Transportation Industry?

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However, the new administration’s actions to date have not yet brought the relief that so many have wished for but the transportation industry is looking forward to any new government policies that may impact the industry for the better. Both President Obama and President Trump believed that public-private partnerships between government entities and private companies should be used to pay for projects that need to be addressed.

AMIA calls for government help with blockades

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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.

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

Uzbek government to buy GM’s stake in joint venture

Automotive Logistics

In addition to buying out GM Uzbekistan, UzAvtosanoat plans to buy all the shares in GM Powertrain Uzbekistan – another joint venture between the government and the US carmaker that makes engines, in which GM has a 70% stake.

Government doubles financial support to train UK maritime cadets

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The UK government has announced a £15m “funding boost” to train an extra 400 seafarer cadets annually. The post Government doubles financial support to train UK maritime cadets appeared first on The Loadstar.

UK logistics sector urges government to invest in road infrastructure

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Government must invest in the UK’s road infrastructure if it intends to improve the operating environment for the country’s logistics sector. The post UK logistics sector urges government to invest in road infrastructure appeared first on The Loadstar.

China government set on total ban on scrap imports

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The post China government set on total ban on scrap imports appeared first on The Loadstar. While carriers nervously wait to see how the unfolding trade war between the US and China affects their volumes, another previously lucrative trade may disappear.

Djibouti government acted illegally in seizing container terminal, says London court

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A London court has found in favour of Dubai-based port operator DP World in its dispute with the government of Djibouti over the right to run the country’s Doraleh container terminal. However, the London Court of International Arbitration today ruled that the Djibouti government.

Logistics is ‘the fall guy’ for government lack of planning for Brexit, says FTA

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The NAO’s UK Border: Preparedness for EU Exit report claims government-identified changes to border infrastructure in the event of a no-deal scenario cannot be built by March. The post Logistics is ‘the fall guy’ for government lack of planning for Brexit, says FTA appeared first on The Loadstar. It is now too late for the UK to implement new border infrastructure to handle a no-deal Brexit, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

“No gain” from Brexit for UK automotive says government committee

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As most volume manufacturers in the UK are global and foreign-owned, any new bilateral trade deals secured by the Government are unlikely to lead directly to a significant increase in investment and jobs in the UK automotive sector.”.

Seafarers’ union sinks plan for Whitehall to charter post-Brexit ro-ro fleet

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The union representing the UK’s seafarers has rubbished plans revealed yesterday that the UK government is considering leasing a fleet of ro-ro ferries to secure vital supply chains, post-Brexit. Leaked details of Cabinet meeting in which transport secretary Chris Grayling offered a GOOL [government owned or operated logistics] strategy, which included proposals to “buy or lease” ferries or “convert military vessels” if delays to freight traffic in the Dover-Calais corridor prove to be.

DP World turns to UK court as Djibouti government seizes control of its box terminal

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DP World will return to a London arbitration court to defend its operation in Djibouti from what it claims is the “illegal seizure” by the country’s government. DP World said: “Since December 2017, the government of Djibouti has sought to enforce the.

‘Shocked Cabinet’ told no-deal Brexit may force government to operate lorry ferries

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Those harking back to the brilliance of wartime Britain may be overjoyed to read that the UK government is looking at contingencies to own and operate is own fleet of ro-ro vessels to ensure vital supplies reach these shores. The post ‘Shocked Cabinet’ told no-deal Brexit may force government to operate lorry ferries appeared first on The Loadstar. And as the phoney Brexit war draws to a close, the really crazy stuff can begin.

Swissterminal heads to court over government subsidies to Gateway Basel Nord

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Swiss container terminal operator Swissterminal has lodged an official complaint against the Swiss government over what it called unfair state aid in the construction of the new Gateway Basel Nord.

Government Fleet of the Year: Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

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“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

Indian government to unveil draft air cargo policy soon

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In The Hindu, UCA minister Suresh Prabhu says the government is working on a policy aimed at using air cargo to bolster both the Indian economy and trade. The post Indian government to unveil draft air cargo policy soon appeared first on The Loadstar.

Federal government transport policy needed for West Coast ports, say executive directors

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In statements made at the recent “Ports & Terminals” luncheon in Oakland, two prominent port executives maintain that continued government support for maritime industry clean air efforts and infrastructure development remains a priority

Indian government urges air cargo industry to speak out as it readies for a digital revolution

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The Indian government has urged the air cargo industry and its shippers to tell it what it needs, promising to be a “silent partner”. Slow and steady stpes by the government may not.

Trade wars could return us to the days of the Depression, governments warned

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Shippers have called on world governments to back away from trade wars that threaten the global economy. The post Trade wars could return us to the days of the Depression, governments warned appeared first on The Loadstar.

UK Government No-Deal Brexit Advice “Like ‘Duck and Cover’ Nuclear Warnings”

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Parcel delivery specialist ParcelHero says today’s UK Government Technical Notices’ advising what steps organisations and individuals should take in the event of a no-deal Brexit take are as reassuring as the 1980 Protect and Survive booklet, outlining how to survive a nuclear attack by sheltering under a table. is reminiscent of Government advice to ‘Use tables if they are large enough to provide you all with shelter’ from 1980’s Protect and Survive government booklet.”

Trump signs new budget deal, ending brief government shutdown

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President Donald Trump signed a new two-year budget deal this morning, ending a government shutdown that began at midnight. The two-year Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (H.R. The post Trump signs new budget deal, ending brief government shutdown appeared first on 247 Customs Broker. U.S.

UK government says cost of new Heathrow runway must be kept down

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The post UK government says cost of new Heathrow runway must be kept down appeared first on The Loadstar. British transport minister Chris Grayling has warned Heathrow not to burden customers with the costs of a “gold-plated” third runway.

50% Co2 cut by 2050 – governments must acknowledge enormity of what IMO has agreed

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The post 50% Co2 cut by 2050 – governments must acknowledge enormity of what IMO has agreed appeared first on The Loadstar. Apr 26, 2018.

Whitehall is ‘hanging the UK logistics industry out to dry’ on the road to Brexit

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An ‘angry’ UK freight industry has lashed out at the government, accusing it of being reckless and “playing chicken with crucial parts of the British economy”. In a strongly worded statement, the Freight Transport Association said its confidence that the government could deliver a frictionless Brexit was “fast collapsing”. Air Land Loadstar posts News Sea Supply chain Brexit EU FTA Rebuilding the UK UK Government UK ports UK-EU relations

Higher tariffs to hit Daimler’s earnings

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News Home Page Regular story Intelligence finished vehicle logistics Trade government and regulation trade warIncreased Chinese import duties on US-made cars and other setbacks have forced Daimler to lower earnings expectations for this year, despite record sales.

Russian carriers alarmed over rising fuel prices

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The government has responded by ordering all filling stations in the country to freeze fuel prices for a month and reducing the excise rate on fuel from July 1, 2018. News Home Page Regular story Intelligence fuel prices transport government and regulation currency

Intro to APU Weight Exemption

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Government Recognizing the Benefits. Auxiliary power units (APUs) are one of the best tools that you can supply your truck drivers with to combat wasting fuel.

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Multi-colored barcodes could store three times the data as black and white

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JAB-Code patterns will likely see applications in government ID documents before logistics, AIM says. Technology

FMCSA denies 10 ELD exemption requests

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Various trade and trucking organizations sought government exemptions or deadline extensions for ELD enforcement

Just Released: Understanding Hazmat Transportation Management

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The rules and regulations governing the transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat) are complex

Transport, warehousing employment gains in May fueled by warehousing, truck, couriers

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Government data shows sector gained 19,000 jobs over April figures. Transportation

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National Forklift Safety Day 2018 fulfills its educational mission

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Washington event featured speakers from government, industry, and a safety advocacy group; attendees also met with legislators to discuss safety and trade.

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From Washington to your warehouse

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Here's how the federal government's actions on trade and tax law will affect forklift makers and their customers. There will be winners and losers. Lift Trucks

Revitalizing American manufacturing

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In rural New York, local business, academia and government are working together to promote their area

Tracking Nearly 24,000 Assets for the Department of Defense

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This order from the Defense Logistics Agency is part of the active RFID-IV contract to provide government agencies and allied partners with state-of-the-art hardware, software and integration services for worldwide asset tracking and in-transit visibility

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Final 45-kilometer route of Kanal Istanbul

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It’s an expensive project for Turkey, and the government appears to want a PPP model for at least some of … Continue reading → Logistics Shipping Supply Chains infrastructure supply chains transportation turkeyTurkey has announced a new canal parallel to the Bosporus, to connect the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara.

Trucking Organization Hails Hair Resting Requirement for Opioid Use

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"Our fleets need to depend on – and need the government to recognize – the most accurate, reliable and failsafe drug testing methods available,” said American Trucking Associations

Fifth annual National Forklift Safety Day slated for June 12

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to educate customers, policymakers, and government officials about the safe use of forklifts and the importance of proper operator training. Forklift manufacturers will once again head to Washington, D.C.,