PANYNJ takes steps to improve operational issues at JFK Airport

   The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) is enacting a series of interim measures at John F. Kennedy International Airport following the chaos caused at the airport during and after an early January winter storm, PANYNJ Executive Director Rick Cotton revealed Thursday.    The interim measures, developed from working groups with […]

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Drone Delivery Canada to begin trial of Raven X1400 cargo delivery drone

LBR Staff Writer Published 19 January 2018 Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) is set to begin trial of Raven X1400 cargo delivery drone in the first quarter of this year. Designed to fly up to 60km, Raven X1400 delivery drone can offer pay load capacities of up to 25lbs. Raven X1400 delivery drone has been developed […]

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Sen. Tim Scott blocks all trade nominees until further notice

   Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., is blocking advancement of all trade nominees until U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer more substantively engages with him about trade issues affecting his constituency, Scott said Wednesday at the conclusion of a Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing for nominees to work in Lighthizer’s agency.    While Scott didn’t specify what […]

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Commerce finalizes duties on polyester fiber imports from China, India

   The U.S. Commerce Department has finalized countervailing duty rates that it will assess on imports of fine denier polyester staple fiber from China and India.    The department’s investigations found that exporters from China and India received countervailable subsidies of 41.73 to 47.55 percent and 9.5 to 25.28 percent, respectively. These subsidies are given […]

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Executive Moves: Seabury Maritime, Hactl and Truckstop.com

Source: Pressmaster/Shutterstock Seabury Maritime PFRA appointed managing director, advisory; Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. selected next chief executive; and Truckstop.com named vice president of small and medium business sales.    Seabury Maritime PFRA (SMPFRA), a division of Seabury Capital LLC, appointed Patrick Bird to serve as managing director, advisory. Bird will be based in […]

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Commerce finds subsidized steel flange imports from China, India

   The U.S. Commerce Department has preliminarily determined that certain U.S. imports of steel flanges receive unfair countervailable subsidies from the Chinese and Indian governments.    According to the department, steel flange exporters in China receive government subsidies of 174.73 percent, while in India these exporters receive government subsidies ranging from 5 percent to 239.61 […]

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Commerce investigates dumped Chinese ribbon imports

   The U.S. Commerce Department has started antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of decorative ribbon imports from China.    Dumping occurs when a foreign company sells its products in the United States at less than fair value, while countervailable subsidies are given by foreign governments to companies based on their export performance or use of […]

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Ceva Logistics expands warehousing contract with Colgate-Palmolive

LBR Staff Writer Published 18 January 2018 Supply chain management firm Ceva Logistics has expanded its warehousing contract with consumer products firm Colgate-Palmolive in Malaysia. Under the new three -year deal, Ceva will manage over 140,000ft² of warehousing space with around 14,000 pallet positions to offer distribution and cross border transportation services to customers in […]

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Enterprise IP KVM Market Analysis, Growth, Share, Industry Trends, Supply Demand, Forecast and Sales to 2022

This report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies PUNE, INDIA, January 18, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — In this report, the global Enterprise IP KVM market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of […]

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House passes miscellaneous tariff bill

   The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Tuesday that promises to eliminate $1.1 billion in import tariffs during the next three years and increase U.S. manufacturing output by more than $3.1 billion.    The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act (H.R. 4318), once enacted, will effectively eliminate on a temporary basis tariffs on imports of […]

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Port of LA responds to court’s ruling on SCIG project

   The Port of Los Angeles says that it’s “pleased” with a recent court ruling regarding a planned on-dock railway, because the ruling refutes opponents’ contention that the project didn’t comply with a statewide environmental protection statute.    On Jan. 12, the California Courts of Appeal published a 45-page decision regarding the environmental impact report […]

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Senators urge DHS secretary to focus on opioid import interdiction

   Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., urged Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Tuesday to support a bill that would make the U.S. postmaster-general the consignee for goods, excluding documents, mailed into the United States.    During a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing for the Department of Homeland Security, Nielsen told Klobuchar […]

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Maersk, IBM to create JV to develop blockchain-based supply chain platform

LBR Staff Writer Published 17 January 2018 A.P. Moller – Maersk has collaborated with IBM to create a joint venture (JV) for applying blockchain technology to advance global trade and digitize supply chains. Based in New York metropolitan area, the new JV will develop a global trade digitization platform based on open standards, which can […]

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Executive Moves: COSCO SHIPPING International, Hamburg Süd, JAXPORT, Logistyx Technologies and Flexport

Source: Pressmaster/Shutterstock COSCO SHIPPING International announces several appointments; Hamburg Süd names global head of corporate communications; JAXPORT hires director, national container accounts; Logistyx Technologies names CEO; and Flexport appoints VP of people operations.    COSCO SHIPPING International (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., the investment arm of COSCO SHIPPING (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd., has appointed Wang Yuhang […]

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National Association of Manufacturers presses passage of 2017 Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act

   The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is pressing House lawmakers to pass the 2017 Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act (H.R. 4318), which promises to eliminate $1.1 billion in import tariffs during the next three years and increase U.S. manufacturing output by more than $3.1 billion.    The bill would effectively eliminate on a temporary basis […]

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