Volume 3  Issue 9,  September  2013

Call for Papers, Presentations, Case Study and Posters

The Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) at the University of Southern Mississippi with sponsorship from the US Department of Commerce and the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) is hosting the Logistics, Trade and Transportation (LTT) Symposium - Feb 26-27, 2014- Gulfport, Mississippi.  This Symposium will provide a unique opportunity for industry practitioners, professors and students to network, share ideas and learn from the experts

Logistics, Trade and Transportation Professionals are invited to participate in the CLTT Industry Advisory Council

The University of Southern Mississippi Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) Industry Advisory Council (IAC) is committed to promote and improve multidisciplinary activities (including certificates, workshops, seminars, symposiums, conferences, collaborative special studies and applied research projects) in the areas of Logistic Trade and Transportation through advisement, promotion and support of the Southern Miss CLTT.

University Of Southern Mississippi's Master of Science in Logistics, Trade and Transportation Alumni Held "Strategic Port" Symposium at Gulfport

Army Maj. Craig M. Sumrall, a recent graduate of the on-line Master of Science in Logistics, Trade and Transportation (MSLTT), and Army Capt. David E. Leiva, a candidate for the Master of Science in Economic Development, recently organized a one-day gathering of 13 federal, state and local agencies to discuss the criteria necessary for the Port of Gulfport to become designated a "strategic port" by the Defense Department. Sumrall and Leiva are stationed at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, just south of Hattiesburg.

Brig. Gen. Patrick C. Higby Takes Command at Keesler Air Force Base

Keesler Air Force Base conducted a change of command ceremony Friday morning to officially transfer command to the new 81st Training Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Patrick C. Higby. Higby replaced Brig. Gen. Brad Spacy, who has been reassigned as director, logistics and mission support at Headquarters United States Air Forces at Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
Shuster: Transportation Investment is Tied to the Nation's Economic Competitiveness

Improving and maintaining American transportation infrastructure is critical to the nation remaining economically competitive in a global marketplace, U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) told a gathering of community and business leaders in Cleveland earlier this week.

"Without safe and efficient transportation, we can't be competitive," said Shuster, who was the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of Build Up Greater Cleveland, a northeast Ohio coalition of agencies involved in infrastructure issues.

Port of Pascagoula Wins $14 Million Grant to Relocate Downtown Railroad Interchange

The Port of Pascagoula has been awarded a $14 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to relocate the railroad interchange that blocks traffic every day in downtown Pascagoula.

The funds are part of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery discretionary grant program, and the port will use its $14 million for the intermodal improvement.

new CLTT masters GIF
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
-Robert Louis Stevenson
Gulf Region ITS Meeting - Sep 15-18, 2013 - New Orleans, LA

Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute - Sep 24, 2013 - Memphis ,TN

MS Natural Gas Vehicle Forum - Oct 15-16 - Tupelo/Hattiesburg


2013 ASTL Annual Conference - Oct 28-30, Chicago, IL


2013 Annual Educational Conference of the Mississippi Water Resources Association - Nov 6-8, 2013 - Vicksburg, MS


 Southeast U.S./Japan Association Joint Meeting - Nov 17-19, 2013 - Biloxi,MS

Logistics, Trade, and Transportation Symposium -Feb 26-27, 2014 - Gulfport, MS

10/05 vs. Florida Int. @ 3:00 PM
10/26 vs. North Texas @ 6:00 PM

9/28 at Boise State @ TBA
10/19 at East Carolina @ TBA
Dr. Tulio Sulbaran, Director
Fax: 601.266.5717
118 College Drive #5138
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-000


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