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Jan 01, 2014

Study: No Link Between Supplier Expenditures and Risk

A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology contradicts the commonly held belief that suppliers that pose the greatest degree of supply chain risk are those that receive the biggest annual payments from manufacturers.

A new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology contradicts the commonly held belief that suppliers that pose the greatest degree of supply chain risk are those that receive the biggest annual payments from manufacturers.

Jan 01, 2014

Companies Are Reducing Investments in Emission-Reduction Program

Corporate investments in emissions-reduction programs declined over the past year even though more companies are reporting their efforts to reduce greenhouse gasses.

Corporate investments in emissions-reduction programs declined over the past year even though more companies are reporting their efforts to reduce greenhouse gasses.

Sep 15, 2009

MENA Logistics – what you need to know

The rapidly-growing and underserved Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region offers a significant business opportunity. Adrian Gonzalez of ARC discusses how over the past year, the economy and trade activity has grown in the MENA Region and has led to increased demand for logistics outsourcing services.

The rapidly-growing and underserved Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region offers a significant business opportunity. Adrian Gonzalez of ARC discusses how over the past year, the economy and trade activity has grown in the MENA Region and has led to increased demand for logistics outsourcing services.

Mar 05, 2010

Home Depot shoots for 20% reduction in supply chain emissions

Home Depot sets a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions related to its US and Canadian supply chain by 20% by 2015. A major step toward achieving the goal will be a move to a centralized distribution network rather than the mostly supplier-to-store process currently in place. More efficient routing, scheduling, and consolidation of store shipments is expected to equate to a reduction of 200 million miles driven a year.

Home Depot sets a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions related to its US and Canadian supply chain by 20% by 2015. A major step toward achieving the goal will be a move to a centralized distribution network rather than the mostly supplier-to-store process currently in place. More efficient routing, scheduling, and consolidation of store shipments is expected to equate to a reduction of 200 million miles driven a year.

Feb 23, 2012

Harper Government Further Strengthens Canada's Asia-Pacific Gateway Advantages

The Government of Canada announces a significant ($15-million) contribution to the Ridley Island Road, Rail and Utility Corridor (RRUC) project at the Port of Prince Rupert.

The Government of Canada announces a significant ($15-million) contribution to the Ridley Island Road, Rail and Utility Corridor (RRUC) project at the Port of Prince Rupert.

Sep 01, 2008

After Administration U-Turn, Congress (Finally) Passes HTF Fix

In the first week of September, predictions of a bankrupt Highway Trust Fund (HTF) materialized as FHWA realized it no longer had the funds to reimburse states' construction project vouchers.

In the first week of September, predictions of a bankrupt Highway Trust Fund (HTF) materialized as FHWA realized it no longer had the funds to reimburse states' construction project vouchers.

Sep 01, 2008

Congress Continues Opposition to DOT's Mexican Truck Program

On September 9th, in reaction to the Administration's announcement that is plans to extend the Mexican Truck Program for another two years, the House passed HR 6630 with an overwhelming vote of 395-18.

On September 9th, in reaction to the Administration's announcement that is plans to extend the Mexican Truck Program for another two years, the House passed HR 6630 with an overwhelming vote of 395-18.

Sep 01, 2008

DOT Makes Progress in Utah; Stalls in San Franscisco

In August, US DOT announced that FHWA had signed a Record of Decision (ROD), representing final clearance for the I-15 corridor expansion project's environmental review. This allows Utah to move ahead with right of way acquisitions, design and construction

In August, US DOT announced that FHWA had signed a Record of Decision (ROD), representing final clearance for the I-15 corridor expansion project's environmental review. This allows Utah to move ahead with right of way acquisitions, design and construction

Sep 01, 2008

Urban Partnership Agreement Update: San Francisco Congestion Pricing Hits Roadblock

While the DOT's Corridors of the Future program moves forward in Utah, its Urban Partnership Agreement in San Francisco ran into opposition.

While the DOT's Corridors of the Future program moves forward in Utah, its Urban Partnership Agreement in San Francisco ran into opposition.

Sep 26, 2008

Rep Richardson introduces container fee legislation

Representative Richardson(D-CA) introduced HR 7002-the MOVEMENT Act of 2008. The legislation calls for a national container fee on imports and exports moving through a US 'covered seaport'. It also calls for the creation of a "National Goods Movement Improvement Account". The fee amount is $25/TEU Funds must be used on eligible projects within 40 miles of the 'covered seaport'.

Representative Richardson(D-CA) introduced HR 7002-the MOVEMENT Act of 2008. The legislation calls for a national container fee on imports and exports moving through a US 'covered seaport'. It also calls for the creation of a "National Goods Movement Improvement Account". The fee amount is $25/TEU Funds must be used on eligible projects within 40 miles of the 'covered seaport'.

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