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ITF reveals international supply chain agreement threat

From Port Technology:

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), a global trade union federation, has deemed an international agreement a risk for maritime workers and citizens due to the potential impacts of companies in the transport industry gaining too much power.

In a campaign launch announcement against the agreement, the ITF accused the European Union […]


National Export Initiative to Partner with Ports

The National Export Initiative will be modeled after the Trade Connect program at the Port of Los Angeles

The Commerce Department and the American Association of Port Authorities will combine forces to encourage small and medium-sized businesses to increase exports, Courtney Gregoire, director of the National Export Initiative, told officials on Tuesday.

Under the […]