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Guidance on using telematics for identifying rightsizing opportunities in your government fleet How to figure out optimal fleet utilization.

Regulation Blowback: How Governments are Pushing Back Against Carriers

MTS Logistics

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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VisionTrack joins government safety initiative

Logistics Business Magazine

The company has teamed up with the free-to-access, government-backed National Highways programme to help private and public sector fleets reduce work-related road risk through the sharing of industry best practice.

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

MTS Logistics

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.

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.

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.

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.

Government Intervention Can Mitigate the Impact of the Chip Shortage

Supply Chain Brain

Without government aid, intervention and subsidy, however, this is no more than a pipe dream The U.S. could establish a more resilient supply chain and protect the economy from global disruption.

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.

TD164: Government Overreach, EV Battery Issues, Trucker Movies, AB5, New Regulations, & More

Trucker Dump

The post TD164: Government Overreach, EV Battery Issues, Trucker Movies, AB5, New Regulations, & More appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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.

New governance at Port Boulogne Calais 

Logistics Business Magazine

The post New governance at Port Boulogne Calais appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

U.K. Peer Urges Biden to Ban Bain & Co. from U.S. Government Contracts

Supply Chain Brain

government contracts for three years over its “grave professional misconduct” in state corruption in South Africa In August Bain was barred from tendering for U.K.

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

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

U.K. Unions Will Fight Government Over Workers' Rights, Vows TUC

Supply Chain Brain

unions are ready to take on the government if it attempts to strip away workers' rights, the head of the Trades Union Congress — the umbrella movement for the U.K.'s

Seattle's county government buys Class 8 BEV to electrify fleet

Fleet Owner

King County has bought Kenworth's T680E Class 8 truck from a local factory. The purchase is the latest in a move to electrify the fleet of the nation's 13th most populous county.

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.

Freight economist to government: Stay out of ocean shipping mess

The Supply Chain Journal

Calls for the U.S.

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.

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 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

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

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.

Government Gambling with the U.K. Economy, Says Asda Chairman

Supply Chain Brain

"They have put the entire U.K. economy on the 3:30 at Epsom," said Sir Stuart Rose. "If If it comes in, people will cheer but if it doesn't, people will be in a very difficult position indeed

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?

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.

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

Brexit food government Industry News international haulage Logistics Logistics UK News Northern Ireland Ports Retail Supply Chain customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

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.

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

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.

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.

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