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A 5-step guide to managing cyber threats in the supply chain

When Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk was attacked by the NotPetya malware in 2017, access to its electronic booking systems was blocked and ultimately forced a 10-day overhaul of its entire IT infrastructure. The malicious attack still remains one of the largest disruptions to affect the global shipping industry to date. As a result of lost bookings and terminal downtime, Maersk … Read More

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Port of Seattle Aims to Heat Sea-Tac Airport Entirely with RNG

The Port of Seattle is pushing to make Seattle-Tacoma International Airport the nation’s first airport heated entirely by renewable natural… Read More

Zero Emissions Efforts Continue for the Golden State

The California Air Resources Board has officially adopted the Innovative Clean Transit regulation that requires  the implementation of a zero-emissions… Read More

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360 10:20 PM  2/18/2019

Kenco’s Jane Kennedy Greene Defines Exemplary Leadership

When thinking of logistics leaders, some might not automatically think of the female representation and the impact on the logistics and supply chain sector as a whole. Global Trade  aims to recognize female leaders in the industry who continue making substantial impacts and change the way females in the industry are perceived. Jane Kennedy Greene is a great example. Kenco’s 60+-year story starts with humble beginnings as a stand-alone warehouse in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Fast forward to today, and Kenco serves as … Read More

360 10:56 PM  2/13/2019

Women in Logistics: Wendy Buxton, President of LynnCo.

In 2002, Wendy Buxton began her career as the chief information officer for LynnCo Supply Chain Solutions, moving her way up to her current position as president following the successful development of a web-hosted software package. Additionally, Buxton has been recognized for her leadership and expertise in the logistics sector through awards such as the Women of Distinction and Top 10 Women in Logistics.   Wendy Buxton serves as a prime example that regardless of one’s gender, factors such as talent, intelligence, … Read More

Global Logistics

There was not a day in 2018 when some organization or technology company was not announcing their AI, Machine Learning, Big Data or Blockchain solution or initiative.

What an exciting year 2018 was in logistics and transportation management! Many companies started to reach beyond traditional strategies and approaches to take their logistics and transportation capabilities to new levels. Ecommerce continued to grow at record levels and there didn’t appear to be the slowdown that many were predicting. There was considerable global trade instability and the focus of … Read More

Site Selection

ENERGETIC TEAM PLAYERS: More utility companies offer expertise and incentives to businesses moving or opening within their service areas.

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Taylor Girardi-Schachter 1:45 PM  11/14/2018

The site selection process can be complicated and costly—and many companies can use all the help they can get. Thankfully, local economic development corporations can offer incentives and assistance to new businesses entering their community. But in some places, such as Raleigh, North Carolina, and Bloomington, Indiana, the local utility companies are taking it a step forward by “energizing” the … Read More

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Women in Logistics: Lisa Aurichio

Haylle Sok 6:45 PM  2/11/2019

In a recent announcement from the Containerization & Intermodal Institute, Lisa Aurichio was confirmed as its new executive director, following in the footsteps of her predecessor, Barbara Yeninas, who had been in the position dating back to 1985. Aurichio takes the position in stride, aiming to balance maintaining relevance and impact rather than concerning herself with sometimes being the only … Read More

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Haylle Sok 7:15 PM  2/14/2019

Industrial Pack 2019

Calling all industrial, transit and protective packaging  professionals for North America’s only trade event solely dedicated to networking and showcasing packaging solutions. This year’s two-day event will kick-off at 10 a.m. March 27 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. The best part? The event is free! This year’s speaker lineup consists of the industry’s top leaders such as Kyle Stavig, Janice Loppe, Chris Lind, Paul Griffin, and Aaron Montgomery – to name a few. The extensive speaker lineup will leave spectators and … Read More

PULLING HIS FREIGHT: Keeping those tracks safe is the point of the Rail Cyber Security Summit.
GT Staff 9:32 PM  1/7/2019

RAIL CYBER SECURITY SUMMIT

Global experts prepare to gather Feb. 19-20 in The Netherlands to discuss the threat of cyber security to rail and tips on managing and mitigating risks through two days of presentations and case study evaluations. This year’s Rail Cyber Summit will provide an array of opportunities to gain a competitive advantage in the rail industry along with education and networking options. The fourth annual summit, which is being held this year at the Crowne-Plaza hotel in Amsterdam, features open discussions on … Read More

MBA programs offer concentrations in managing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
MBA GRADUATES: Those in logistics management are well-positioned to secure supply-chain jobs.
GT Staff 12:29 AM  6/11/2018

Logistics and Supply Chain MBA Programs

A growing number of universities in the United States are offering Masters in Business Administration programs—many of them online—with concentrations in logistics management and other related fields—such as supply-chain management, process reengineering, information technology, strategic planning, and shipping. And for good reason: market demand for supply chain and logistics professionals is growing and so are salaries in the field. Logistics in the U.S. is a $1.3 trillion industry and growing. MBAs in logistics management are well-positioned to secure jobs as … Read More

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