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Maritime Executive Named Deputy Director of the Alabama State Port Authority

James K. Lyons, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority has named Richard T. Clark as deputy director for the Port Authority. The appointment is effective July 16, 2019. “We conducted a nationwide search with one of the country’s premier maritime and port industry recruiting firms and the Port Authority received resumes from quite a few qualified candidates,” said Lyons. “Mr. Clark stood out amongst all ... [+]

DHL and SOS Children’s Villages

DHL is donating and delivering two Information and Communication Technology (ITC) centers to SOS Children’s Villages Colombia to provide access to technology for people in need and improve their learning opportunities. The ICT centers are containers equipped with generators for electricity, computers and desk space, ... [+]

Tiaca push for sustainability and Diversity

Steven Polmans, Director Cargo and Logistics at Brussels Airport Company will take over as Chairman of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), with Sanjeev Gadhia, Founder and CEO of Astral Aviation, as Vice Chairman from next month. Polmans, who joined the TIACA Board in 2016, and ... [+]

Rio Grande Valley Prepares for Job Influx

Rio Grande Valley Prepares for Job Influx Companies investing in the Rio Grande Valley anticipate high demand for workers that may exceed 9,000 jobs, according to seven large employers attending a Workforce Summit held April 23, at the Port of Brownsville. Initial demand will be driven by ... [+]

McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority elected William D. McKnight as chairman on May 20. "As an entrepreneur and business leader with more than 30 years in the construction industry, Will McKnight has the experience necessary to keep GPA at the forefront, delivering ... [+]

Emir Pineda from MIA latest member to join TIACA Board

Emir Pineda, Trade & Logistics Manager for the Marketing Division of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, which operates Miami International Airport (MIA), has been elected to the Board of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA). Pineda started his career as an intern at MIA in 1988 before ... [+]

Women represent more than half of Dachser USA’s workforce

Bucking the trend reported in a recent Gartner study, which found that women account for 37-38% of most supply chain and logistics organizations, family-owned Dachser USA is pleased to announce that 56% of its workforce is female. "As a family-owned business, Dachser has developed a culture ... [+]

Air Transport Pioneer Yang-Ho Cho passes away in L.A.

Air transport pioneer, Yang Ho Cho, 70, Chairman and CEO of Korean Air and the Hanjin Group, died peacefully April 7 in a Los Angeles hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Cho’s reach extended far beyond Asia.  He was a founder of the Skyteam international airline ... [+]

Glenn Wiltshire Named Acting Director for Port Everglades

The Broward County Commission approved the appointment of Glenn Wiltshire as Acting Chief Executive and Port Director of Port Everglades following the recent death of Steven Cernak. Wiltshire, a 30-year U.S. Coast Guard veteran, has served as Deputy Port Director since 2006. During Wiltshire’s tenure at ... [+]

Sebastiaan Scholte to step down as TIACA chairman

Sebastiaan Scholte is to step down as Chairman of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) following his departure as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jan de Rijk Logistics on July 1st 2019. Scholte has headed up the TIACA Board since 2017, taking over after two and ... [+]