Australian Logistics Council seeks transport and logistics reform
- 2000 in Review: Washington. // Traffic World;1/1/2001, Vol. 265 Issue 1, p11
Reports on industrial policies affecting the business logistics sector in the U.S. as of January 1, 2002. Proposed increased rail-to-rail competition; Congressional legislation; Federal regulations; Court decisions.
- Simplifying the 49 CFR Shipping Rules. Burgess, Nikki // EHS Today Exclusive Insight;9/17/2015, p1
The article presents recommendations for shipping companies to help them understand the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) shipping requirements, such as determining the correct set of rules to work with and understanding the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions.
- Company purchase schemes. Greene, Chris; Maddalena, Christina // Accountancy;Oct98, Vol. 122 Issue 1262, p181
Reports that the British Inland Revenue has published feedback on the responses to consultation on the legislation in ss 114-116, FA 1998, designed to counter schemes that exploit the rules on company purchase leading to a default on the payment of corporation tax. Concerns related to bona fide...
- Restrictions without logic. // Motor Transport;6/22/2006, p23
The article offers a look at Waitrose's experience with implementing the night-time lorry ban. The ban is being applied inconsistently or illogically. Restrictions in the very same street are different. In other cases, there are stores which cannot accept deliveries until an hour after they...
- Shape Up To Ship Out. McClenahen, John S. // Industry Week/IW;Sep2003, Vol. 252 Issue 9, p15
Reports on the potential impact of the proposed implementation of the federal anti-terrorism cargo security rules on the physical distribution of goods in the U.S. starting October 1, 2003. Provisions of the security rules; Requirements for goods being exported from the U.S.; Potential risks of...
- Trying To Make Sense Of A DIM Situation. SACHARSKl, ERIC // Food Logistics;Aug2015, Issue 169, p52
The article focuses on the dimensional weight (DIM) pricing models which will affect food and beverage (f&b) shippers. Topics discussed include the need for shippers to negotiate for higher dimensional factors, DIM changes motivated companies to restablish efforts in cubing and weighing items,...
- Public sector supply chains need professional logistics support too. Tierney, Stephen // Supply Chain Europe;Apr2004, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p40
Asserts that public sector supply chains also need professional logistics support. Need to spend public money wisely; Transportation of blood by BioTrans; Business logistics challenges of European Union countries' adoption of the euro as their currency.
- REDUCING THE THREAT OF TERRORISM IN LOGISTICS. // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;9/11/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 9, p15
The article reports that the European Commission is preparing to discuss new rules designed to help protect freight transport within the European Union from terrorist attacks. The key advantage of the rules to freight operators is discussed. The security standard proposed by the commission is...
- Transportation: Compromise Spending Package Goes to Bush. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/5/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31278, p4
Reports on a compromise spending bill worth $59.6 billion for highways, mass transit and airport infrastructure projects in fiscal year 2002 in the U.S. Increase in funding for transportation sector; Number of airports eligible for the funding.