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Scott Logan Joins Global Logistics Team at MIQ Logistics

Overland Park, KS, January 23, 2013—MIQ Logistics is pleased to announce that Scott Logan joined its Global Logistics team as tender manager for Government Services. In this position, he is responsible for maintaining tenders (formal offers) and pricing for government agencies. Logan is based out of the company’s facility in the Washington, D.C. area.

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Update on USMX & ILA Negotiations

The federal mediator, FMCS for the ILA and USMX negotiations issued a brief statement today.  The ILA and employers are trying to work out a deal before their latest contract extension expires on February 6. The contract originally was set to expire last September 30 but has been extended twice.

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Garith “Gary” Garibaldi Joins Sales Team at MIQ Logistics

Overland Park, KS, January 16, 2013MIQ Logistics is pleased to announce that Gary Garibaldi joined its Sales team as director of Business Development. Garibaldi, based out of the San Francisco Bay area, has responsibility for strategic account development and new business efforts.

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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Overview

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DOJ and SEC release FCPA Guidance

Late last year, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Enforcement Division of the U.S. released FCPA guidance, entitled “A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practice Act”( the “Guide”).

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Update on ILA & USMX East Coast Ports Labor Negotiations

 30 day extension announced

Statement by FMCS Director George H. Cohen On United States Maritime Alliance And International Longshoremen’s Association Labor Negotiations

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Talks Between ILA and USMX Break Down

Talks between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) broke down Tuesday over the issue of Container Royalties (supplemental wages).  A strike now appears likely when the current contract expires on December 29.  Below is a recap of the situation.

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Transport Topics Selected MIQ Logistics as Top 50 Logistics Provider

Overland Park, KS, December 19, 2012—MIQ Logistics is pleased to announce its selection by Transport Topics as a Top 50 Logistics Company for 2012. Transport Topics’ Logistics 50 is an annual survey of the largest logistics companies covering freight management and forwarding, brokerage services and warehousing and distribution. Transport Topics accurately and objectively documents the size and scope of the largest operators in the United States and Canada and provides timely analysis of trends shaping the industry.

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Interview with José Valle, MIQ Logistics LATAM Managing Director

Rumbo Minero

Providing logistics services to the mining sector is a task that demands a wide range of resources, knowledge and experience, analytical and planning skills. In case of mining logistics, it is required to overcome many obstacles in the whole process. Rumbo Minero held a conversation with José Antonio Valle Cabieses, LATAM Managing Director of MIQ Logistics, a company specialized in offering intelligent logistics solutions worldwide.

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Drawback Claims on Merchandise Damaged or Destroyed by Hurricane Sandy

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provided guidance for claiming drawback on imported goods that were damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Sandy. If duties and taxes were paid and the goods are either exported or destroyed, the goods may qualify for a duty drawback refund under 19 U.S.C § 1313(c).

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