Dedola Obliterates 3PL Industry with New 10PL Service – In case you haven’t already heard, Dedola has recently revolutionized the logistics industry by launching the world’s first 10PL service on April 1st. If you’re itching to find out more, check out Stephen Dedola’s introduction of our groundbreaking new service in a short video available at www.dedola.com/10PL HAPPY APRIL FOOLS!
Frankfurt Night Flight Ban Upheld in Court – A German court has upheld a controversial ban on night flights at Frankfurt airport, Europe’s second largest air freight hub. The court ruled in favor of a ban on flights between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. and also reduced the number of flights permitted an hour before and after these times from 150 to 133. The new restrictions are a response to local citizens’ complaints about noise.
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SMART Port Security Act – The US House of Representatives Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security has begun their review of Securing Maritime Activities through Risk-based Targeting for Port Security Act (SMART Port Security Act) or HR 4251. The purpose is “to authorize, enhance and reform certain port security programs through increased efficiency and risk-based coordination within the Department of Homeland security.”
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Free Trade is Main Topic at North American Summit – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with U.S. President Obama and Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon at a North American summit earlier this week to secure a public endorsement for Canada’s aspirations to join in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a nine-member Asian-Pacific free-trade proposal being negotiated among the U.S., Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. Canada, Japan and Mexico have all signaled they want in on the talks.
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