Executive Moves: Seabury Maritime, Hactl and Truckstop.com

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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 […]

BP picks Hoyer for aviation fuel contract – Logistics Manager

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BP has chosen Hoyer to handle transport and logistics services for aviation fuel in the UK. As part of the contract Hoyer will take on responsibility for stock progression, scheduling, despatch and physical delivery of all aviation fuel in the UK. Allan Davison, operations director of Hoyer Petrolog, said: “The contract award builds on the […]

RFG backs northern transport plan – Logistics Manager

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[og_img] The Rail Freight Group has welcomed Transport for the North’s draft Strategic Transport Plan. Executive director Maggie Simpson said: “Transport for the North have recognised that businesses in the north of England want to use more rail for transporting their goods, between ports and consumers and into rail linked warehouses, quarries and production facilities. […]

Air Partner sees strong second half results for freight in broker division

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UK-based aviation services group Air Partner has reported a “good second half” financial year for its broking division, including “strong results in the US and in freight”. In a trading statement ahead of the end of its current financial year on January 31, the company said: “Air Partner is pleased to report that it has […]

Commerce finds subsidized steel flange imports from China, India

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   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 […]

Commerce investigates dumped Chinese ribbon imports

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   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 […]

Ceva Logistics expands warehousing contract with Colgate-Palmolive

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Diesel average heads up for fourth straight week, reports EIA

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By LM Staff · January 17, 2018 The United States Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported this week that the average price per gallon of diesel gasoline headed up 3.2 cents to $3.028 per gallon. This marks the fourth straight week of gains, following increases of 2.3 cents, 7 cents, and 0.2 cents, […]

M&S to open 495,000 sq ft Welham Green DC – Logistics Manager

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Marks & Spencer is to open a 495,000 sq ft clothing and home distribution centre in Welham Green early next year. The development is a part of its five-year transformation plan, which will also see its Neasden DC close. The Neasden site is operated by XPO Logistics, with transport operations handled by DHL. Both XPO […]

NRF 2018: IoT and Fulfillment for the Customer Experience

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Earlier this week, I attended the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Big Show at the Jacob Javits Center in New York, NY. This marked the tenth straight year that I have attended the event as an analyst. Over the years, certain key themes have emerged, and many of those themes have remained in place each and […]

House passes miscellaneous tariff bill

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   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 […]

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

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   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 […]