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The International Longshoremen’s Association agreed to a new labor contract, ending 11 months of negotiations and eliminating the risk of the first Eastern port shutdown since 1977. The union and the U.S. Maritime Alliance, which represents container-carrier companies, struck a tentative agreement. A dispute over the payouts drove the union to the brink of a… Read more »

Economic Development Projects in Boone County, Kentucky – Verst Group Logistics

Boone County had more new economic development projects than any metropolitan area of comparable size in the country in 2011, according to the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation. A total of 18 economic development projects were announced in Boone County in 2011. The Cincinnati/Middletown region ranked sixth nationwide, with 114 economic development projects in… Read more »

Elijah Ray and Bill Gates Join the Team at Sunland Distribution

Two global logistics industry giants, Elijah Ray and Bill Gates, have recently joined Sunland Distribution, Inc. Previous CSCMP President and a former Senior VP in the global division of an international supply chain solutions provider, Elijah Ray has joined the company as Sunland’s new EVP of Client Solutions. Ray has dedicated over 25 years to… Read more »