On July 1, 2016, the new container weight verification rule will go into effect and will impact shippers from 171 countries due to the added requirements of necessary documentation. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted this new requirement under the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Chapter VI, Part A, Regulation 2. Get more information here.
The MIQ Logistics 2016 Scholarship award winner was announced at the CSCMP San Francisco 2016 Gala on May 11, 2016. The winner of the scholarship, Kunal Shalia from UC Berkeley, was awarded $2,500 toward tuition and/or fees directly to their school and a 1-year student CSCMP membership. Learn more information here.
“The U.S. LEI picked up sharply in April, with all components except consumer expectations contributing to the rebound from an essentially flat first quarter,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Director of Business Cycles and Growth Research at The Conference Board.