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BIFA (UK): Freight forwarders ready to clear up "the mess left by politicians"

Friday, February 1, 2019

As Great Britain head towards Brexit, what does that mean for forwarders?
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UK Department of Transport offers No-deal Brexit advice

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

According to a survey by KPMG, 62.9 percent of the British public believe they will face severe travel delays as a result of a no-deal Brexit, particularly at ports; 50.3 percent believe that flight delays and cancellations are likely to occur, and 52.9 percent believe that travel between the UK and EU will become difficult.
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IATA warns governments against “barricading economies” as airfreight volumes fall

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

IATA reports a 4.7 percent rise in airfreight traffic for the first half of this year, less than half the rate for the same period in 2017, as June demand rose 2.8 percent and capacity expanded 4.1 percent.
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Moldtrans group participates in the project of new Istanbul´s airport

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

They will transport more than 30 trucks with materials and equipment for the construction of several elements of this great infrastructure
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Internship of Haroun Demuynck (Blue Axis, Dubai) to Best Services Int. (China)

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Haroun Demuynck from Blue Axis in Dubai has started an Internship at BSI Hong Kong for a one month.
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Airline cargo capacity rises faster than demand

Friday, May 4, 2018

GENEVA: May 02, 2018. IATA says airfreight capacity rose faster than demand in March for the first time in 20 months. Demand rose 1.7 percent year-on-year, a drop of 5.0 percent over February, to produce the slowest growth in 22 months. The increase in global capacity fell to 4.4 percent from 6.3 percent in February.
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Breakbulk and project cargo market recovering

Friday, April 6, 2018

Shipping consultancy Drewry says multipurpose ocean shipping is forecast to recover over the next five years due to rising demand, more disposals and less competition.
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Dangerous goods compliance goes digital

Friday, March 23, 2018

IATA has launched DG Autocheck - a digital solution that allows air cargo supply chain stakeholders to ensure their shipments are in compliance with its Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR).
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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative Launched

Friday, March 16, 2018

Shipowners, banks and charity organizations including the Sustainable Shipping Initiative and non-profit Forum for the Future launched the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative on March 7, in Hamburg.
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Air Cargo Off to a Robust Start in 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), rose by 4.2% year-on-year in January 2018.
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Air Freight Demand up 9% in 2017

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Strongest Growth Since 2010
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New rail line delivers first containers to Nairobi from Mombasa

Sunday, January 7, 2018

The new standard gauge rail (SGR) link between Nairobi and Mombasa saw the start of its first commercial freight service with the arrival of 104 TEU at Nairobi's new inland container depot at Embakasi, opened by president Uhuru Kenyatta last month.
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Innovative dry bulk handling at Port of Riga

Thursday, December 7, 2017

RIGA, Latvia: December 06, 2017. The Baltic port of Riga says it has become the first in Europe to use containerized dry bulk handling technology.
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Azerbaijan Railways gets US$400 million upgrade

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

December 06, 2017. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing loans to Azerbaijan Railways totaling US$400 million to improve governance and modernize the country's Sumgayit-Yalama rail line, a key link in the North-South Railway Corridor between Russia and Iran.
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IATA Air Cargo Posts Strongest First Half-Year Growth Since 2010

Friday, August 4, 2017

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets
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Air Freight Market Analysis - April 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

IATA says growth of 8.5 percent is down from March
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SCN recognizes companies for distinguished service

Monday, April 24, 2017

At its March annual conference, held in Kuala Lumpur, Security Cargo Network recognized several members for 2017
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15th annual international conference slated for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Saturday, March 11, 2017

"New Directions" is the theme
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Remiro Freight Services strong in the cool chain

Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Demand for Air Cargo Strengthens in July

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Demand growth was the greatest in 18 months
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IATA and FIATA Announce Air Cargo Program

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

After four years, signs of progress for development of the program
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Dockx Logistics wins award for innovative services under their new brand

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

They win "Logistics Project of the year 2016" at the "Transport & Logistics Awards" event
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2016 Distinguished Service Awards given at SCN's Barcelona conference

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Five companies are recognized for their professionalism and network participation
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Air freight volumes declined, but growth should pick up in coming months--IATA

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Capacity grows as demand declines
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Security Cargo Network's 2016 Conference slated for Barcelona

Saturday, November 21, 2015

"Building Tomorrow's Profits Today" is conference theme.
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Air freight volumes were broadly unchanged in August says IATA

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The trend in air freight volumes and world trade has been in decline
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Best Services awarded by Lufthansa

Friday, July 31, 2015

Company receives LH "Top 3 partner" award for the fifth successive year
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Sluggish Air Cargo Growth Continues

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

"The expansion in volumes we saw in 2014 has ground to a halt"
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BATI Group of Shipping Companies joins Turkish Ethics and Reputation Society on 01.06.2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Society aims to develop and encourage adherence to universally recognized business ethics principles
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Six companies win SCN's Distinguished Service Award

Friday, April 24, 2015

All were recognized at the 2015 Annual Conference in Santa Rosa (Sonoma) USA
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Air Freight Strong Performance Continues

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Demand outstrips capacity for a new record high
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Loksys is new SCN vendor associate member

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Company's devices offer real-time supply chain visibility and security
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SCN completes successful 12th annual conference in Hong Kong

Monday, March 10, 2014

The meeting was exclusively devoted to business building activities
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SCN's 2014 conference will be held in Hong Kong

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The Langham Place hotel is the venue for the network's 12th annual gathering
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Air cargo resumes fragile recovery

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Performance strongest in the Middle East
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PSTS Logistics investing in Tuticorin Port, India

Monday, September 9, 2013

Goal is to increase handling capacity by 8,72 million tonnes
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Royal Rotra nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Final decision to come soon
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IATA reports continued uptick in July cargo results

Monday, September 2, 2013

Asian weakness remains
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Notification of Value Added Tax

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

China will expand the VAT pilot program nationwide effective August 1, 2013
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Air Freight Growth Stabilizes

Friday, May 31, 2013

IATA notes modest growth overall and encouraging signs from Latin America and the Middle East
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Distinguished Service Awards given at annual conference banquet

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

SCN's 11th Annual International Conference held in the heart of old Antwerp
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IATA presents an agenda for US Aviation

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Association takes issue with sequestration's effects on the industry
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Signs of Stabilization as Air Cargo Grows in January

Monday, March 4, 2013

IATA sees 'encouraging signs'
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Royal Rotra nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Final decision to come soon
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ACI moves components for new power plant in Colombia

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Temporary bridge needed to be constructed to enter the jobsite
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ICAT has new custom-designed software system

Friday, January 18, 2013

CATS 2.0 will increase accessibility, functionality for improved efficiency
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INTTRA and Security Cargo Network Announce Strategic Alliance to Deliver e-commerce Efficiency to Leading Freight Forwarder Network

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Alliance enables members of Security Cargo Network to plan, execute and track ocean shipments via single solution
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Successfully Developing MENA Aviation

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

MENA is a growing force.
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Skyways Group (India) opens Iran office

Monday, October 29, 2012

Airfreight services on offer
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2012 FIATA World Congress headed for 800 registrants

Friday, September 28, 2012

SCN administration will be in Los Angeles for the Congress
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Shipping firm achieves eleventh hour South Korea transit

Thursday, August 9, 2012

SCN member in the UK meets critical deadline for 100-ton shipment to Korea
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TIACA chair sees need to face challenges together

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Michael Steen, Chairman of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) warns against acting independently, and stresses the need to cooperate and consult one another in order to decrease security risks
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IATA Welcomes ICAO Progress on a CO2 Standard for Aircraft

Monday, July 16, 2012

Important Milestone in a Comprehensive Global Solution for Aviation Emissions
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IATA Time and Temperature Sensitive Label to Become Mandatory 1 July 2012

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Temp sensitive healthcare products must be in compliance
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FIATA advises members to consult their National Associations regarding a newly passed security bill

Friday, June 15, 2012

US DHS "Scan all" program for containers to take effect in July
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IATA Cargo Overview

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Key points from our fourth quarter report on the air freight industry and markets:
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SCN anniversary conference succeeds

Monday, May 7, 2012

Delegates enthusiastically usher in new decade of the alliance
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SCN will celebrate 10 years at its 2012 international conference in Miami

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Gala festivities planned for April in Miami Beach
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Phoenix receives accreditation for business ethics conduct

Friday, September 9, 2011

SCN member company is first Greek forwarder to achieve the designation
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Swift Freight celebrates its 22nd anniversary

Thursday, September 1, 2011

SCN member company was built upon trade into Africa
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APL’s on-time record in Trans-Pacific hits 94% in first half 2011

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Misses only seven times out of 114 port calls
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IATA Air Transport Market Analysis

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Air freight trends flat
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Air freight market declines in May

Friday, July 1, 2011

IATA finds gains only in Latin America and the Middle East
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IATA announces new leadership

Monday, June 13, 2011

Hartman to chair Board of Governors; Tyler named DG and CEO
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IATA releases April freight performance numbers

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Expands statistical coverage to include domestic markets
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IATA assesses Europe’s response to Grimsvotn

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Formal agreements needed to cement progress
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IATA Economics

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Air Transport Market Analysis - March 2011
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Security Cargo Network’s ninth annual conference sees record number of delegates

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Hong Kong proves again to be a popular venue
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Security Cargo Network prepares for record-setting annual conference

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Attendance exceeds previous high by 25 percent; over 30 new companies represented
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Air Transport Market Analysis

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Key points from our full report on air transport markets in November:
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IATA's Cargo eChartbook - Q4 2010

Monday, December 13, 2010

Key points from our fourth quarter report on the air freight industry and markets
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FIATA issues statement concerning air cargo security at the ICAO Meeting in Canada, as follows:

Monday, December 6, 2010

Rough English does not totally obscure beliefs; perhaps it was better in French
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IATA: Freight at a turning point?

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Increase could be a trend--or not
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Associations will form industry advisory group presenting a single voice to regulatory authorities

Friday, November 5, 2010

Seek to influence bodies whose decisions directly impact air cargo.
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IATA calls for coordinated response on cargo security

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Plans to build an airport 'checkpoint of the future'
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September Traffic: Stronger Passenger, Weaker Freight

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Freight volume is equivalent to pre-crisis levels
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IATA reports slower growth in August

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Cargo outperforms passenger traffic
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FIATA News: EU 24-hour security rule

Friday, September 10, 2010

Rule to be enforced from 31 December 2010 in 27 EU member states
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NCBFAA E. I. Director Cindy Allen joins CBP

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Allen was hired to be an ACE business director
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IATA says demand continues recovery in June

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Freight demand grew 26.5 percent
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No Progress at EU Transport Ministers Meeting

Saturday, June 26, 2010

IATA head calls it a 'frustrating disappointment'
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Airlines Protest EUR 1 billion German Cash Grab

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

IATA reacts to new departure tax in Germany
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FIATA issues statement regarding the fall Congress in Bangkok

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

After study, no change is planned
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IATA Blasts Europe’s Handling of the Volcanic Ash Crisis

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Decries unnecessary closure of air space
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IATA applauds Europe’s post-volcano measures

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Denies requesting bailouts, but asks for 'compensation of costs'
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Volcano crisis cost airlines $1.7 billion

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

IATA urges measures to mitigate impact
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IATA says air cargo demand grew by 26 percent

Friday, April 2, 2010

European airlines benefit least from the upturn
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Air cargo survey predicts stabilization, consolidation

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Almost all foresee a return to 2007 peak levels within 1-3 years.
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IATA cuts 2010 loss forecast in half

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Cites strong start to 2010
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January air cargo shows 28 percent improvement over 2009, according to IATA

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Industry to remain in the red for 2010
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IATA, US Agree On Aviation Security Cooperation

Friday, January 22, 2010

Meeting launches "a new era of industry/government cooperation to improve aviation security"
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New fumigation requirements for imports in Malaysia

Monday, December 21, 2009

IPSM 15 standard will be implemented 1 Jaunuary, 2010
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First Air Cargo Security Summit a Success

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

SCN member company leads effort to prepare for TSA's air cargo screening mandate
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SCN member company exhibits at joint air and ocean cargo expo in Miami

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

5,000 attend the Sea/Air Cargo Americas Expo
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Governments Sign Principles for Liberalization

Monday, November 16, 2009

IATA calls statement signing an "historical achievement"
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Beware of cyber criminals operating in Malaysia under the SCN name

Friday, October 9, 2009

"Parcel Trick" syndicate uses various ruses to snare its victims
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TSA is concerned about US shippers' lack of impact awareness

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

100 percent cargo screening mandated by August 2010
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Changes to Australian Quarantine Requirements - Ocean Imports to Australia

Friday, June 12, 2009

ISPM 15 is not acceptable for plywood and veneer products
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India to begin enforcing ISPM-15

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

The phyto-sanitary requirement for wood packaging could lead to delays
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Brazil suspends new import license requrements

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Everything reverts to the requirement as it was on January 26, 2009
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IATA reiterates its environmental commitment even in times of crisis

Friday, January 16, 2009

Immediate goal is carbon-neutral growth
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2008 Laser World Championships Held Recently in Terrigal-Sydney, Australia

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

SCN Member Company Sponsors the Race and Provides Logistics Services
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International Shippers: Beware of Fraudulent Companies

Monday, October 13, 2008

Bogus companies are using the good names of reputable organizations to defraud the public.
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All Containers in Transit to the U.S. Will Require High-Security Bolt Seals

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

New regulation goes into effect October 15,2008
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Rotra first in Europe to use ethanol-fueled truck

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Company leads in innovative solutions
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Electronic filing now required for air imports to New Delhi, India

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Bar code integration is mandatory from July 1
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Houston Port Authority meets new ISO standards

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

First in the world to gain the international security certification
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Hangzhou Bay Bridge from Ningbo to Shanghai, China opened May 1

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

World's longest cross-sea bridge cuts travel time by half to two hours
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Barloworld Logistics announces significant international acquisitions

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Acquires Dubai-based Swift Group and its affiliates in the Far East, India, UAE, Africa and Germany
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SISCARGA will be officially deployed by Brazil on March 31, 2008

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

New rules will have a substantial impact on timetables for presenting documents to authorities for export and import services
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Amtrans International Transport merges with Ascer Logistic

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Resulting company will be a leader in Brazilian ceramic tiles export volume
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Mandatory reporting requirements for Australia to take effect April 1, 2008

Monday, February 11, 2008

Penalties will be assessed for failure to comply
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