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RLS Logistics Expanding Their Fulfillment Operations

NEWFIELD,NJ:  RLS Logistics, a leading temperature-controlled third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announced today that it is increasing their Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) fulfillment capabilities to keep up with growing demand.  The plan includes the renovation of two current facilities, while the company also contemplates acquiring a new...

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Resources from Cybersecurity expert, John Sileo John Sileo is a cybersecurity expert, consultant, and speaker. Because of a cybercriminal at his company, he lost everything he had to cybercrime. The insider masked the crimes using John’s identity and John was held legally and financially responsible for the felonies committed. The losses destroyed his company,...

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Kloosterboer Bayside acquires Fundy Stevedoring

Bayside, NB, October 10th 2019 – On October 1st 2019, Kloosterboer Bayside has acquired Fundy Stevedoring Inc. in the port of Bayside. The acquisition includes the stevedoring activities as well as the warehouse (ambient storage) with a capacity of 34,000 sq.ft. The total plot, which is situated next to the premises of Kloosterboer is 40 acres large and offers possibilities for expansion in the...

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FSMA Dashboard Available

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) launched a food safety dashboard to track Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) progress.  The dashboard is available as part of the FDA-TRACK program, the FDA’s agency-wide performance management system. Currently, outcomes for the following areas are being tracked, with more to come: Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis and...

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NC Ports Cold Chain Summit – Wednesday, November 6

On Nov. 6, 2019, North Carolina Ports is bringing together key industry leaders in historic Wilmington for the Third Annual Cold Chain Summit to discuss current markets, shipping patterns, consumer behavior and environmental impacts, among other vital cold chain topics. The summit will feature a keynote address from North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler, economic analysis from NC...

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GCCA Attends Pharma Logistics Africa Forum

In recent years, Africa has experienced multi-billion dollar jumps in the size of its pharmaceutical industry, with the opportunity for public-private health partnerships rising exponentially (and proving crucial). Annually, millions of preventable deaths exist due to lack of adequate vaccine supply. Timely access to healthcare remains a priority. As the world’s hottest continent,...

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Lunch and Learn – Food Distribution and Processing Hub Available in Lorain, Ohio

On October 15 2019 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. the City of Lorain and Lorain Port Authority, in partnership with Tippmann Innovation, will share a master plan for a regional food distribution and processing hub. Nick Pacitti, Tippmann Innovation and Tom Condon, Lee & Associates are spearheading the  event. Lorain City and Port Authority invite interested investors to enjoy...

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GCCA Supports Early Adoption of a Robust Transportation Infrastructure Bill

GCCA recently signed a letter as member of the Infrastructure Working Group—a coalition of national organizations led by the National Association of Manufacturers and the Associated General Contractors—urging Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer to pass a long-term, robustly-funded surface transportation reauthorization bill ahead of the September 30, 2020 deadline. Read...

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TSSA Update: Path 2

As previously reported, the Ontario Parliament has approved legislation that would authorize the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) to establish a risk-based path for compliance that would include a facility developing a risk and safety management plan, referred to as "Path 2".  GCCA met with TSSA in September to discuss next steps for implementation.     TSSA...

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