Be Bold – Women in Transportation Recap

Bold is the operative word of the day. 250 people gathered at Miami Dade College today to hear about educational and career opportunities for women and minorities in the transportation/supply chain industry. The event was put on in collaboration with the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT-South Florida), and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). The audience was composed of high school and college students as well as industry professionals. The message was incredibly positive, after all, trade is booming. ... The educational opportunities in Supply Chain at Miami Dade are extremely promising. Miami Dade announced two new degree programs it plans to offer, ...

By |2022-07-06T13:50:39-04:00February 14, 2013|Events, OWIT, Speaking, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)|Comments Off on Be Bold – Women in Transportation Recap

Careers for Women in Transportation

Do you ever wonder why more women aren't choosing Supply Chain/Transportation as a career? How will jobs in Supply Chain/Transportation evolve over the next few years? What does the logistics function look like within a manufacturing/distribution business? Why is a career in supply chain a good choice? Find out answers to these questions and more by joining us on...

By |2022-07-06T13:51:16-04:00February 4, 2013|Customs Broker, Events, Freight Forwarding, Import, OWIT, Speaking, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)|Comments Off on Careers for Women in Transportation

Does the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Make Us Safer?

I read a fascinating article entitled "HOMELAND SECURITY HASN'T MADE US SAFER" in the January/February issue of Foreign Policy magazine. The article criticized the massive spending of time and money by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Ms. Applebaum aimed her barbs right at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with the comment: "AS FOR THE TSA, I AM NOT AWARE OF A SINGLE BOMBER OR BOMB PLOT STOPPED BY ITS TIME-WASTING PROCEDURES." Is Ms. Applebaum stating something we all know already, is ignorant of the truth, or somewhere in between?

New TSA Penalties and Procedures

Effective August 20, 2009, the new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations increased the maximum amount of its monetary penalties against aircraft operators and freight forwarders/indirect air carriers (IACs) for violations of the Transportation Security Regulations. TSA also made significant change to its Investigative and Enforcement Procedures in 49 CFR Part 1503. There are ways to avoid being penalized by the TSA, or to reduce any monetary penalty assessed by the TSA for air cargo transportation related violations.

By |2009-10-26T11:35:13-04:00October 26, 2009|U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)|Comments Off on New TSA Penalties and Procedures
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