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Oil companies, lawmakers respond to high gas prices in Michigan

As Michigan’s average gas price reaches a near-record high, readers have expressed a lot of frustration on MLive, not to mention during trips to the gas station. They’re criticizing oil companies and questioning what government leaders are doing to ease the pain. Lansing resident Paul Heintz said he and his wife try to plan errands… Read more »

Food logistics providers form network

Twelve European food logistics providers have formed a pan-European association, the “European Food Network”. German group Dachser has taken a leading role in the development of the network and will assume systems leadership. Dachser Food Logistics managing director Alfred Miller said: “Retailers and producers nowadays are increasingly looking beyond national boundaries when it comes to… Read more »

Sunland Distribution, Inc. Changes Name to Sunland Logistics Solutions, Inc.

Sunland Distribution, Inc. is pleased to announce that on May 1, 2013 the company officially changed its name to Sunland Logistics Solutions, Inc. The company is proud of what Sunland Distribution stands for and the company it has evolved into over the last 30 years. Sunland has recently embarked on the journey to realize the… Read more »

Kenco appoints Todd Johnson senior vice president of operations

Kenco, a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has announced the executive appointment of Todd A. Johnson to the position of senior vice president of operations with Kenco Logistic Services. In addition to his operations responsibilities, Johnson will focus on account management, business development and strategic planning in… Read more »

Private Carriers Honor Fleet Executives, Companies for Excellence

National Private Truck Council has honored five individuals and companies for excellence in fleet management and operations with its annual Leadership Awards. The annual awards were sponsored by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and presented during NPTC’s annual conference and exhibition, which concluded yesterday in Cincinnati. HDT’s senior editor, Tom Berg, assisted NPTC’s president and CEO,… Read more »

Obama names Charlotte mayor Anthony Foxx as transportation chief

President Barack Obama tapped Charlotte, NC mayor Anthony Foxx as the new secretary of transportation on Monday. The choice is seen as part of an effort to boost the number of minorities in high-level positions on his Cabinet. The nomination of Foxx, who led last year’s Democratic National Convention, would make him the only African… Read more »

IBM to Resell ARCAD’s IBM i Tools as Rational Power Pack

IBM to Resell ARCAD’s IBM i Tools as Rational Power Pack IBM last week announced that it is now distributing several of ARCAD Software’s IBM i change management tools along with its Rational Team Concert product. IBM’s announcement of the ARCAD -Rational Power Pack is a tremendous win for ARCAD, and a validation of a… Read more »

Welcome to CSCMP’s Career Center

Career Center Welcome to CSCMP’s Career Center…a niche site with a niche audience focused exclusively on the supply chain profession. Viewed by a global audience of seasoned supply chain management practitioners, recent graduates, and leading organizations. Whether you are searching for your next position or seeking a world-class professional, this recruiting resource will help you drill down… Read more »

Here are some noteworthy news from UTi Integrated Logistics:

Air News: The economic turbulence of the last few years have made life extremely challenging for cargo airlines – and probably worse for those that rely on bellyhold space to move some or all of their shipments. Ocean News: Li Ka‐shing, a Chinese billionaire with investments in container port facilities around the world, including in… Read more »