Daily Archives: May 6, 2016

2016 West Coast Trade Symposium

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On May 4, 2016 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #16-000365 announcing that the West Coast Trade Symposium, with a focus on “Trade Facilitation and Enforcement: The Path to Economic Competitiveness,” will be held in Phoenix, Arizona on May 25-26, 2016.

It will also feature topics such as, “What is CBP looking at in the short and long term that will impact trade? What is CBP looking at in the short and long term that will impact trade? and The Trusted Trader Concept.”

Registration is now open on a first come, first served basis and space is limited.

The CSMS and CBP page can be accessed online at:

http://apps.cbp.gov/csms/viewmssg.asp?Recid=21731&page=&srch_argv=&srchtype=&btype=&sortby=&sby

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XPO Logistics Awarded Diamond Supplier Status by Navistar

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GREENWICH, Conn. – May 6, 2016- XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO), a leading global provider of transportation and logistics solutions, has been recognized by Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV)  for achieving Diamond Supplier status as one of its top-performing suppliers.

Each year, Navistar ranks its suppliers according to various performance metrics, including quality, service delivery, technology and cost. The Diamond Supplier designation is Navistar’s most prestigious award, and is conferred annually on the top two percent of the company’s supply base worldwide.

XPO provides contract logistics services in support of Navistar’s global supply chain operations. The 2015 award marks the second consecutive year in which the company has achieved Diamond Supplier status.

David McKean, vice president of procurement for Navistar, said, “XPO’s dedication to meeting our highest expectations has rightfully earned this distinction. Navistar is committed to pioneering new products and technologies that deliver a better future for our customers. XPO has proven to us that we can count on them for essential supply chain support in line with our vision.”

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