India and Turkey removed from the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)

On May 16, 2019, and June 5, 2019, the Trump Administration published in the Federal Register the removal of Turkey and India from the list of beneficiary developing countries in the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. The effective date of termination of GSP benefits: · Turkey – May 17, 2019 · India – June 5, 2019 As a result of this action, Turkey and India are no longer exempt from safeguard measures on ... [+]

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on June 12 a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and ... [+]

CHAMP Cargosystems introduces CHAMP Academy

CHAMP Cargosystems has introduced CHAMP Academy, a catalog of courses to help customers and likewise their customers learn how to use CHAMP solutions - all delivered through our state-of-the-art e-learning platform. Knowing that learning is an ongoing process, CHAMP has taken an innovative approach and launched ... [+]

AAPA Applauds House Appropriations

Bill would add 1,200 CBP officers; increase Port Security Grant Program funding United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding legislation approved on June 5 by the House Appropriations Committee’s Homeland Security Subcommittee is being heralded as a “win” for ports by the American Association of ... [+]

Intermodal online route planner Navigate now operational in 2 continents

Navigate is operational as from today in the ports of Gdansk and SOHAR, which means it is now operational in 2 continents. This application developed by the Port of Rotterdam Authority enables importers and exporters to select the best transport options for containers they want ... [+]

Schiphol Collaborates with Atlanta to Create New Trade & Logistics Corridor

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is collaborating with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cargo trade and investment between metro Atlanta and the Netherlands. The MoU will enable an exchange of data between AMS and ATL to facilitate end-to-end ... [+]

Flagler County Joins Northeast Florida’s Foreign Trade Zone

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announces that Flagler County (FL) has joined Northeast Florida’s Foreign Trade Zone No. 64. The addition now allows any company within Flagler County to apply to the U.S. Foreign Trade Zone Board for FTZ designation. It typically takes 30 days or ... [+]

Total Soft Bank, Globe Tracker to Provide Real Time Reefer Data into Stowage Planning

Total Soft Bank Ltd. (TSB), a global leading software solution provider for maritime and port logistics industry and Globe Tracker, (GT) a leader in IoT tracking and monitoring solutions for logistics assets are working together to integrate their solutions for the maritime industry TSB's Cloud CASP ... [+]

Kerry Coffee established by Kerry Logistics

Kerry Logistics Network Limited has announced the establishment of Kerry Coffee (Hong Kong) Limited to extend its business into the trading of coffee and related products, as well as to further deepen its partnership with Italian coffee group illycaffè. Kerry Coffee will be the sole distributor ... [+]

ATSSA calls for roadway safety infrastructure funding at HMG press conference

The American Traffic Safety Services Association's (ATSSA) President & CEO Roger Wentz joined members of Congress and infrastructure leaders from the Highway Materials Group for a press conference on May 14 to call on Congress to rebuild America's aging infrastructure. The press conference was in conjunction ... [+]