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April 2017

CLTT eNewsletter

March 2017

CLTT eNewsletter
CLTT Professor Appointed to Standing Committee on Military Transportation, CLTT Co-Hosts Workshop on Foreign Military Sales, Southern Miss to Offer Course Involving National Security Issues, CLTT Presented to the Consul General of India

January 2017

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NEW! Trade Data Available Through CLTT, CLTT Researchers Attend Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, U.S.-China Trade War May Hurt U.S. Companies Most

November 2016

CLTT-eNewsletter
New CLTT Research Profesor, IET/LTT Industry Advisory Council Meeting, Capital Development Professor Takes Part in Military Strategic Visioning Exercise

October 2016

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CLTT to Present at the MSWRA Conference, Water Transportation Jobs Growing in Mississippi, UPS Expands Worldwide Express Plus

September 2016

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Collaboration with Professional Societies, U.S. Regulators are Seeking to Forcibly Limit How Fast Trucks Can Travel on Highways, Prepare Today for the Workforce of Tomorrow

July 2016

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CLTT Industry Advisory Council Members Present at TRB, Transportation Key to Blue Economy, True South adds Transportation Component, UPS Tests Saturday Delivery

June 2016

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Land-Use Alternatives for Transportation, LTT Student Achievement, Faculty Focus, Intermodal Rail

May 2016

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MODEX 2016 Conference, LTT Student Achievement, Trucking Industry Congestion Cost

March 2016

CLTT - eNewsletterUSM and MSU Working Together to Address the State's Transportation Issues, Industry Advisory Council Draws Upon Knowledge and Experience to Guide the CLTT, Onto the Next Big Project, LTL Managing the Way to Profitability
February 2016CLTT - eNewsletter TRB Transportation & Economic Development NEEDs Being Identified, Campbell to Serve as Guest Panelist at the 2016 Choosing Transportation Summit, Nickens Receives Assistantship with the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education
December 2015CLTT - eNewsletter Partnership Industry Network Meetings Hosted at USM's Gulf Park Campus, MSED Students Attend the 9th Annual Intermodal Freight Conference in Memphis, Tenn., US DOT University Transportation Center Program Receives Funding
October 2015CLTT - eNewsletter Nourishing a Healthy Supply Chain, Use Supply Chain Modeling to Mitigate Port Shutdowns and Other Risks, Trained and Ready Logistics Forces, It's Time for Logistics to 'Uberize'
September 2015
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Nationwide Move 2015 Exercise Transports Ammunition, McCarthy Vows to Pass Six-year Highway Bill, China Invests in America's High-speed Rail, Logistics Managers Should Prepare for Surge in Global Trade Management Demand, MDOT Supports National Preparedness Month

August 2015
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Port of Gulfport and MDA Eye Hotel Positions to Meet Maritime Jobs Goal; DHL Tests Car-trunk Delivery for Mobile Parcel program, Ridgeland's Proposed Costco Not a Done Deal; MDOT Provides Matching Funds for Federal Airport Projects; Commissioners at Ports of Seattle, Tacoma Bless First-ever Joint Port Compact in North America
July 2015
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After Neglecting Transportation in Budget, Brown Calls for New Taxes; Poll: 53 Percent Think Feds Should Increase Highway Spending; Panel Approves Bill to Boost Federal Port Oversight; Seraphim Solar to Build Manufacturing Facility in Jackson; Is Amazon a 3PL?
June 2015
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Vol 5. Issue 6, June 2015
Gulf Coast SOLE Chapter 05-08 Chapter Meeting; DHL Plans $108 Million Upgrade to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Shipping Hub; Governor Bryant to Sign Bond Bill at Ingalls; High-tech Leaders Seek Cost Cuts with Shorter Supply Chains; Tesla Motors Co-Founder Wants to Electrify Commercial Trucks; Carrier Truman Preps for Hastened Deployment
May 2015
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Dr. Tulio Sulbaran Speaks to Crowd at Plant Managers Forum; Mississippi Freight Plan and MDOT Freight Webpage; Bids on Reworking Interstate 55 Stretch are Rejected; Owner-operator Truck Group Urges Feds to Drop Proposal Requiring Speed Limiters; U.S. Troops Involved with Nepal Earthquake Relief; U.S. Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships, Volumes Grow; Mississippi's Economic Future is Tied to its Highway System
April 2015
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Naval Air Systems Command and CLTT Present; Smart Traffic Signals Pave Way for Better Driving in Connected World; Aftershocks Continue at West Coast Ports as Supply Chain Works Toward Solutions; Southern Motion Expanding Baldwyn Operations Again; Mitchell Distributing Expands to 32 Mississippi Counties with Delta Acquisition; Ridgeland Dispute $1M for Lake Harbor Project

March 2015
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ASA Postmortem: Industrial Recruiting is a Constant Cycle of Death and Life; New Orleans Congestion Keeps Chiquita Gulfport port; Team of Teams' Draws Down Afghan Bases, Equipment; Manufacturing Grows Sluggish as Oil Prices Slide

February 2015 
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Freight in the South-East Conference; Museum Dedicated to Transportation of Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway; Cochran Announces $220M Helicopter Contract in Miss.; Bryant Wants to Divert $50 Million from Unemployment Fund to Workforce Training; Gulf Coast States Focus on Global Business Markets; United Furniture to Create 300 Jobs in Verona

January 2015
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Mississippi Poultry Industry's Hub System Behind Today's Success; Is Business as we Know it Going to go the Way of the Dodo?; Meet CLTT's New Transportation Specialist and Research Scholar; Report Considers Current State and Future Opportunities for Self-Driving Vehicles; NAVAIR Logistics Pros Tackle Obsolescence; DNA Marking Capability

December 2014
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MDA Ranked No. 9 Development Agency; UM Professor Notes Low-Wage States are on Top for Business Friendliness; Israeli Logistics Leaders Visit AMC Headquarters; MDOT Employee Wins 2014 National Award; Amazon Deploys Robot Army to Conquer Cyberspace

November 2014
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GreenTech Holds Grand Opening of Neighborhood Electric Vehicle Plant; Tracking Carrier Performance; First DLA Employee to Deploy Describes Operation United Assistance; Nissan Canton Goes Global After Rolling Out First Murano

October 2014
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Vol 4. Issue 10, October 2014

Winchester lands $50M Ammunition Contract from Homeland Security; Peavey Electronics Reorganizing Under New Globalization Plan; Travis Retiring as Head of Mississippi World Trade Center; Interview with Lt. General Robert Ruark; Watch Your (Supply) Tail; Marines Emphasize Advantage of Sea Basing

September 2014
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Vol 4. Issue 9., September

Navistar Defense to Hire at Least 200 people; Congratulations to the CLTT Spring & Summer 2014 Graduates; Retailers' Concerns Mount Over Expired Longshoremen's Contract; MDOT Receives Regional Award for Work on Sangani Boulevard; John Fayard Moving & Warehousing Expands in Gulfport

August 2014

Obama Signs $10.8B Highway Bill; MDOT Study: State Airports Generate $2.5B in Economic Activity; Industrial Base Essential to Overcome Future Threats; Logistics as a Lifecycle Discipline

July 2014
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Vol 4. Issue 7., July 2014

Green Bay Converting Locating Operations, 300 Jobs in Hattiesburg; Webinar:  Logistics Within the Mississippi National Guard a Great Success; The University of Southern Mississippi - 10 Days Study Abroad to Panama Program Visit InfosGroup in Panama; 3-D Printing May Transform Army Logistics; Ranking Mississippi's Economy: The Grades Are In

June 2014
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Vol 4. Issue 6., June 2014

Making First Impressions; LRS Trains New Airmen; Port Officials Find Replacement Tenant; Manufacturing Jobs in Mississippi Increased One Percent in a Past Year; MDA to Lead Trade Delegation to Southeast Asia; David Abney Credits 'Willingness to Do More Than Asked' for His Rise to CEO at UPS

May 2014
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Vol 4. Issue 5., May 2014

Logistics Within the Mississippi National Guard Webinar; CLTT and Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center Signs Memorandum of Understanding; U.S. Ranks No. 2 in Global Manufacturing; Dewmar International Receives Excellence in Manufacturing Award from the U.S. Trade & Commerce Institute; Acco Brands Investing $1.6M, Adding 162 Workers

May 15, 2014
April 15, 2014
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Vol 4. Issue 4., April 2014

Webinar: Logistics within the Mississippi National Guard; MDOT Wins Award for 'Great American Cleanup' Effort; Camp Shelby May Become Equipment Hub Through Port of Gulfport; Managing Retail Returns: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly ’Senators Pledge Support for Long-Term Highway Bill; In Ukraine Crisis, Russia's Natural Gas Tactics Could Backfire

March 15, 2014
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Vol 4. Issue 3., March 2014
LTT Symposium a Success; Obama's 2015 Budget Proposes $73B for Surface Transportation; Intermodal Pioneering Tomorrow's Supply Chain; Airbus Helicopters to make AStars in Golden Triangle; UPS to Buy 1,000 Propane-Fueled Trucks
March 11, 2014
February 17, 2014
February 2014
Family Transportation Activity Night at Ocean Springs; LTT Symposium 2014; Port of Gulfport Announces New Tenant; Panel Says DoD Could Save Billions by Changing Business PracticesMDA Accepting Applications for Alternative Fuel School Bus and Municipal Motor Vehicle Revolving Loan Program; Automotive and Commercial Vehicle Supplier to Open Headquarters and Manufacturing Operations in Lee County, Miss.; Merchants Co. Lands $12.3M Military Contract
January 2014

Symposium - Earn Professional Development Hours; Congratulations to the CLTT December 2013 Graduates; ALUMA-FORM Locating Manufacturing Operations in Walnut; Camp Shelby Looks to Future in Cyberspace, Drones; Viking to Launch Nearly 60 New Products in 2014; Procurement Opportunities with the Port of Gulfport Restoration Program

December 2013

GE Officially Opens New Central Logistics Facility; NEW ORLEANS SAINTS MOVING - Mississippi company has the task of moving the football team; We Haven't Won Yet on Export Control Reforms; Logistics Tracking Team Monitors Road Shipment Safety, Security


November 20, 2013 
November 2013

Invitation to Register and Attend the Logistics, Trade and Transportation Symposium; Auto Sales Bursts Puts Suppliers in a Pickle; Supply Brings Teamwork to Deliver for Deployed Service Members; KiOR Secures Funding to Increase Biofuels Production; MSLTT Students Field Trip to Merchants Foodservices; Southern Miss CLTT Presents Career Advancement Opportunities to the 184th Sustainment Command 


November 12, 2013 
October 2013
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Vol 3. Issue 10., October 2013

CLTT Invites Industry Professionals to Submit Presentation Ideas for the Upcoming LTT Symposium in Gulfport, Mississippi; Afghan Drawdown Stays on Track Amid Syria Debate; Mississippi Development Authority Diversifying State's Foreign Trade Portfolio; MDOT Recruits Southern Miss for Port Study; MGCCC Recognizes Logistics Technology Graduates


September 2013

Call For Papers, Presentations, Case Study and PostersLTT Professionals are Invited to Participate in the CLTT Industry Advisory Council; USM's Master of Science in Logistics, Trade and Transportation Alumni Held "Strategic Port" Symposium at Gulfport; Brig. Gen. Patrick C. Higby Takes Command at Keesler Air Force Base; Transportation Investment is Tied to the Nation's Economic Competitiveness; Port of Pascagoula Wins $14 Million Grant to Relocate Downtown Railroad Interchange


September 8, 2013
August 15, 2013
August 2013
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August 5, 2013 
July 2013
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Vol 3. Issue 7., July 2013

IAC Roundtable; Gov. Bryant to Lead Trade Delegation to Brazil; U.S., Rok Military Leaders Discuss Combined Logistics; Shipping Firms Brace for Suex Disruption as Egypt Turmoil Mounts; Mississippi Highways 10th Best in the Nation


June 2013 
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Vol 3. Issue 6., June 2013

IAC Roundtable; Logistics, Trade, and Transportation Opportunities in Panama; Global Military Infrastructure and Logistics Market 2012-2022; International Transportation Compliance and Hazmat Meeting; West Pier Shore Protection, Project No. 301 and West Pier Prefabricated Vertical Drains Completion, Project No. 007


June 11, 2013 
June 3, 2013 
May 2013 
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Vol 3. Issue 5., May 2013

Transportation Logistics and The Economic Developer; Commentary: Logistics Misconstrued; Southern Miss CLTT Hosts Information Session at Camp Shelby; Naval Air Systems Command's International Transportation Compliance and Hazardous Material; Center for Logistics, Trade, and Transportation's Operations Manager


April 24, 2013
April 2013  
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Vol 3. Issue 4., April 2013

Center for Logistics, Trade, and Transportation Co-Host Workshop; Retrograde Lessons: Learning from Afghanistan’s Logistical Nightmare; Procurement Opportunity with The Port of Gulfport Restoration Program; Students Travel to Panama for Study Abroad; U.S. Commercial Service Opportunities in Central America Business Development Conference & Trade Mission


April 11, 2013
April 10, 2013
April 4, 2013
March 2013
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Palazzo Addresses Logistics, Trade and Transportation at 2013 Industry Summit; Washington's Transportation Policy: Dancing Through the Minefield; Why Veterans Make Great Warehousing and Logistics Employees


February 2013
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CLTT Industry Summit; Thank You to Our Committed Sponsors; CLTT Students Win Third Place in Freight Competition; Into The Wild: Interview with Brig. Gen. Kristin French; Transportation of Hazardous Materials Deserves Serious Consideration


February 4, 2013
January 2013
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Top Us Military Logisticians Visit the Bagram Retrosort Yard; Tenn-Tom Waterway Pilot Project; Bullwhip Effect in Supply Chain


December 2012
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Military Logistics Strained, But Healthy, Official Says; Biomass Transportation and Supply Chain Issues in Mississippi; CFIRE Symposium


November 26, 2012
November 2012
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Global Supply Chains to Drive Global Economic Development; Logistics in Today's Military; SOLE - The International Society of Logistics; High Schools - Intermodal Transportation Curriculum Development Workshop


November 7, 2012 
October 30, 2012
October 2012
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AMC Hosts Global Logistics Concept Workshop; The Cost of Hiring the Wrong Person; DOT Freight Policy Council: Keeping America's Economy Competitive Starts by Listening to the Freight Leaders 


October 9, 2012
October 2, 2012
September 19, 2012
September 2012
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On-Line and Executive Master's Degree in Logistics, Trade and Transportation - Student Orientation; Civilian Movers, Military Transport Need to Talk; Two Universities Unite Expertise to Directly Benefit Mississippi Education, Business and Industry


August 2012
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Industry Advisory Council Strategic Planning Meeting; CLTT Receives Gary Lagrange Endowment; Creating a Vision for Sustainable Transportation That Supports Economic Growth; Afghanistan Exit Will Cost Billions


July 2012
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Invitation to The Industry Advisory Council Meeting; Mississippi's International Exports Up 30 Percent; Alternate Afghan Supply Route Tab: $2.1 Billion; CLTT Partner in CFIRE Consortium Funded by US DOT


July 2012
June 29, 2012
June 20, 2012
June 2012
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CLTT Industry Summit News; Case Study of Economic Development Driven Port Development; Supply Chain Integration and Benefit


May 18, 2012
May 2012
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CLTT Industry Summit; Ingalls Shipbuilding Completes Helicopter Hangar for Navy; CLTT Helping Connect Appalachia to The Gulf Coast 


April 2012
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CLTT Industry Summit; Measuring The Success of Freight-Based Economic Development; Transportation Book Recommendation: The Big Roads by Earl Swift
April 10, 2012
Gulf Coast Trade Alliance 2012 Annual Export Conference Flyer - Sponsorship Form
March 2012
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Center Strengthens Ties with Panamanian Logistics & Transportation Sector; Center Links Students with Industry at Modex 2012; Wireless Power Could Revolutionize Highway Transportation; Gulf Coast Trade Alliance Annual Export Conference


March 8, 2012
March 3, 2012
March 1, 2012
February 27, 2012
February 2012
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CLTT Receives U.S. DOT Designation; Southern Yellow Pine Mission to China; How UPS, FEDEX Row by Tapping ‘Adjacent Business’


January 27, 2012
January 2012
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Supply Chain: Beginning the Journey; Aviation Based Economic Development; Governor Bryant Addresses Forum


December 2011
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Sarder Selected for Research Award; Port of Gulfport–Freight Movement and Reach; Transportation and Warehousing Job Growth in Miss.


November 2011
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Center Overview; From the Director; Mississippi Location and Roadway Transportation Infrastructure
January 19, 2011 Thinking Green Gets Even Brighter at Southern Miss
August 13, 2010 Achievements/recognition by Southern Miss faculty and staff
August 12, 2010 Southern Miss, Panama Sign Agreement to Enhance Opportunities
June 22, 2010 Students, Faculty Benefit from Research Trip to Puerto Rico
January 19, 2010 IHL Approves Master of Science in Logistics, Trade, and Transportation