Port executives in the U.S. are calling upon the new presidential administration to make good on campaign promises to invest in infrastructure. Meanwhile, domestic ocean cargo gateways are aiming to digitize their supply chain operations to accommodate larger vessels and the demands. Source: Logistics Management Author: Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor January 9, 2017 When the […]
Japan’s Container Business Merger Announcement
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When is the regulation effective? July 01, 2016 What is VGM? The Verified Gross Mass – total weight of goods, packing and ocean container combined. How is VGM Determined? There are 2 methods: Weigh the entire loaded/sealed container. Weigh goods to include packing materials, skids, etc. on certified scales, then add that weight to the […]
RIM logistics, ltd. Opens Atlanta Operation ROSELLE, IL. (May 10, 2016) – RIM logistics, ltd., a leading provider of global freight forwarding and third party logistics services, announced the opening of a new RIM logistics office in Atlanta. RIM logistics Atlanta opened for business on May 2nd, 2016, and is primed for success. […]
RIM logistics Lands a Spot on Crain’s List of Chicago’s Largest Privately Held Companies 2016 marks the 6th year that RIM logistics has made an appearance on the coveted list. Ranked by 2015 revenue, the list includes firms in the six-county region: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will. A combined $356.35 billion represents […]
RIM Updates: SOLAS, Dangerous Goods, and more… SOLAS The container weight verification global requirement as outlined by the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) will begin being enforced as of July 1, 2016. This requirement mandates that exporters present and verify the weight of containers along with a person’s name before they are received […]