awesome women's supply chain groupWorldwide Stabilization in Air Cargo

The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) reports that air cargo for 2014 has stabilized from the “boost” it experienced in the final quarter of 2013. In March, the industry was up 5.9% and capacity grew 3.4%.The stabilization is attributed to a halt of “improvements to business confidence and world trade.”

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Website Launch for Women in Global Logistics Organization

The Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management, and Education organization (AWESOME) has launched their website, which corresponds with their 2nd Annual AWESOME Symposium happening this month. The organization focuses on empowering women in the global logistics industry. The website features profiles, quotes, and ideas of women leaders in supply chain management.

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Contract Negotiations for Dockworkers to Begin Soon

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will begin negotiations next week to replace their existing contract, which expires in June. After a 10 day shutdown that occurred in 2002, both organizations want to make sure that disruptions do not occur this season.

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