Executive Moves: Seaspan, Wen-Parker and ContainerPort Group

Source: Pressmaster/Shutterstock Seaspan names new chief executive officer; Wen-Parker Logistics appoints key account manager and director of finance; and ContainerPort Group President passes away.    Hong Kong-based containership leasing giant Seaspan Corp. has hired Bing Chen to serve as chief executive officer and on the company’s board of directors effective January 2018.    Seaspan revealed […]

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Trucking Regulations: Washington U-Turns; States put hammer down

By John D. Schulz · October 31, 2017 During President Barack Obama’s two terms, Washington’s alphabet game of regulations came down hard on the $748 billion trucking industry. There were regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on electronic logging devices (ELDs); hours of service (HOS); safety reporting of accidents; hair follicle testing […]

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Leveraging Digitization to attack new markets

Finding the proper mix of services while mitigating risk has never been more complicated for freight forwarders, say industry analysts. That means, of course, that global shippers must be even more vigilant than ever in vetting service providers when looking to expand their transportation networks across expanding borders. “Data automation allows supply chains to benefit […]

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Nevada Corporate Whistleblower Center Now Urges an Employee of a Company That Is Overbilling the Defense Department or any Federal Agency in Nevada To Call About Rewards

If you can prove your Nevada based employer has overbilled the US Government and the amount of overbilling is at least a million dollars please call us at 866-714-6466” — Nevada Corporate Whistleblower Center WASHINGTON, DC, USA, October 31, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Nevada Corporate Whistleblower Center says, “We are urging an employee of a […]

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DHL Express opens gateway facility at O

DHL Express is adding expanded operational services at O’Hare International Airport.    DHL Express has opened a $10 million gateway facility at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago to expand its Midwest operations, the parcel carrier announced last week.       The 54,000 square-foot gateway marks the third DHL facility in Chicago, a location choice that […]

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Freight Intelligence – Canadian Shipper

Shipping is a 24-hour business. The supply chain never sleeps and neither does technology, particularly transportation management systems (TMS), which are being increasingly utilized by companies. As the supply chain has evolved, so too has TMS technology.Traditional TMS was costly and complex to implement and maintain, but new developments have made them less expensive, easier […]

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Hempel Launches New Coatings

Hempel is launching two new antifouling coatings, Globic 9500M and Globic 9500S.   According to the manufacturer, the coatings offer customers a potential 2.5% reduction in speed loss, meaning a significant fuel savings and lower CO2 emissions improving the operational efficiency of a vessel and minimising the operator’s environmental footprint.   This coating series builds […]

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