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American Export Lines
Offering a full range of import/export services including Customs clearance, air and ocean forwarding, packing, trucking and drayage since 1974. With Offices in LA and New Jersey (see Profile for contact details).

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The Weekly Look at Staff Moves Starts with New Warehouse Association Bosses

Appointments and Departures in Transport and Logistics

UK – This week the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) named Clare Bottle FCILT as its Chief Executive Officer. A well-known logistics industry figure Clare will take over the role from 1 July and replace Peter Ward who announced he was to step down from the role earlier this month.

Friday, June 18, 2021
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This Weeks' Snippets of Freight and Logistics News You May Have Overlooked

Tales from the Industry Round the World

UK – This week we saw one of the UK's oldest established names in shipping rebrand with a new website and contact addresses. Since opening a chandlery business in 1833 in Hull, close to the company's current headquarters, the John Good name has seen many changes prior to this one.

Friday, June 18, 2021
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If You Want to Beat the HGV Driver Shortage It Might be Time to Look at Your Company Offering

With the Age of Vehicle Capacity Over Shippers Need to Examine Themselves

US – UK – EUROPE – WORLDWIDE – The well-publicised shortage of heavy goods vehicle drivers is a problem which continues to afflict all regions and, in a week when the road haulage lobby met with the UK government for discussions on the situation, it is worth perhaps considering some options.

Friday, June 18, 2021
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New Calculator Launched to Aid Ship Owners Comply with New Standards

30,000 Existing Vessels Estimated to Require Compliance

WORLDWIDE – Yet another acronym has recently found its way into the maritime vocabulary, EEXI, which stands for the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index, but this one needs serious consideration by ship owners. A regulation adopted at MEPC76 this week is due to take effect in January 2023.

Friday, June 18, 2021
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A Look at the Potential Pitfalls of Charging Electric Vehicles in the Future

These are Salad Days for EV Drivers - But Not for Long Perhaps

UK – Whilst there is undoubted enthusiasm to make the switch from internal combustions engines to electrically powered vehicles most are aware of some of the problems associated with the technology. Battery life and range of travel spring straight to mind. However there are other factors to consider.

Thursday, June 17, 2021
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New Security Centre Aims to Reduce Risk Using latest CCTV Technology and Software

Cargo Handling Group Upgrade Systems and Equipment

FRANCE – EMEAA – Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), which claims the title of the world's largest air cargo handler and is headquartered in Paris, has opened a new Security Operations Centre (SOC) for the Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa (EMEAA) region in the city, providing centralised 24/7 monitoring of its cargo handling operations.

Thursday, June 17, 2021
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River Boat Trial Introduced as Innovative Delivery Solution for Vital NHS Trust Supply Chain Link

Ultimate Aim is to Eliminate All Pollution from Logistics Operations

UK – The first daily riverboat delivery service on the River Thames for an NHS trust has begun trials this month. If the proof-of-concept pilot is successful, the service will operate on a larger scale, removing trucks from London roads, while providing a reliable delivery route into the capital during the day.

Thursday, June 17, 2021
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Beware the Incorrect email Address is the Warning from Transport Insurers

Lack of Attention Can Cost Tens of Thousands

WORLDWIDE – There can be few experienced staff in virtually any industry who are not aware of the dangers of cyber fraud, particularly the simple tactic of using a false email address. However the latest case illustrated by specialist shipping insurer's shows the damage which can occur even if just a simple mistake is made.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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