Daily Archives: September 27, 2016

ITC Issues MTB Petition Interim Rules

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On September 27, 2016 the International Trade Commission (Commission) posted interim rules on the process for issuing Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) duty suspension and reduction applications. These interim rules were posted on the newly established MTB Information page.

According to the notice, “The new rules identify the types of entities that may file a petition, describe the information that must be included in a petition, provide procedures for public comment, and describe the schedule for filing petitions and public comments.”

Read more at expeditors.com

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Old Dominion Named Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. (Sep. 27, 2016) – Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. has been named a 2016 Top 100 Trucker by Inbound Logistics.

This year’s winners were selected from more than 200 companies in the trucking industry, and will be featured in the magazine’s September issue. This is the fifth year
Old Dominion has won this award.

Read more at odfl.com

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ASDA UK RENEWS REVERSE LOGISTICS CONTRACT WITH XPO

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GREENWICH, Conn. – September 27, 2016 – National British supermarket chain ASDA Stores, Limited has renewed its long-term agreement with XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) for reverse logistics operations. Under the new contract, XPO will continue to manage nine ASDA service centers for the Leeds-based retailer. XPO washes millions of units of returnable transit equipment each year for ASDA and repairs them when necessary.

XPO has worked with ASDA to introduce a wide range of innovations in the service centers, including a “zero waste to landfill” (ZWTL) solution that helps ASDA meet its recycling goals for more than 600 stores in the U.K. Many of the solutions have been custom-developed through this relationship, reducing costs along the supply chain by bringing more logistics functions in-house. Proprietary XPO technology developed with ASDA tracks the assets and manages hundreds of supplier accounts.

Read more at xpo.com

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