Volume 3  Issue 12,  December  2013
Register - Symposium - Earn Professional Development Hours

 Professionals are invited to register and attend the Logistics, Trade, and Transportation (LTT) Symposium 2014 and earn professional development hours for:

* American Society of Transportation and Logistics
* Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

The LTT Symposium will take place at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulfpark Campus on February 26th and 27th, 2014.

The LTT Symposium is a great opportunity to earn professional development hours, hear innovative ideas, meet with experts and network to take your business to the next level. 

GE Officially Opens New Central Logistics Facility

GE has officially opened its new central logistics center for renewable energy components in Olive Branch.

The facility is part of GE's strategy to further improve customer response times throughout North America as more wind and solar energy projects are developed and existing power facilities require maintenance.

GE Energy's renewable energy services group will use the new logistics center to distribute replacement wind turbine parts and solar technology components. It is located on Polk Lane in a 212,880-square-foot section of a 452,743-square-foot building. 

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS MOVING - Mississippi company has the task of moving the football team

Before the New Orleans Saints take the field, John Fayard Moving and Warehousing crews have to deliver the footballs, uniforms, video equipment and tons of other black and gold equipment from the team training facility to the Mercedes Benz Superdome.

For out-of-town games, Fayard hauls equipment to the New Orleans airport and a second crew drives to the hosting stadium. Only New York and Foxborough are out of range.

We Haven't Won Yet on Export Control Reforms


Bill Greenwalt worked for almost a decade as the professional aide in charge of arms export policies at the Senate Armed Services Committee. Under the Bush administration he took the lead on industrial base issues as deputy undersecretary of defense for industrial policy. Now Bill has moved to a gig where he can speak a bit more freely, at the American Enterprise Institute. This is the first of an occasional series he plans to write on acquisition issues for Breaking Defense  
Logistics Tracking Team Monitors Road Shipment Safety, Security


A tractor-trailer loaded with military ammunition destined for Fort Bragg, N.C., skidded off an icy road, spewing its cargo on the remote roadway as the truck slid down an embankment and out of sight.


The only "eyes" on scene, beyond the driver's, were electronic signals. Beamed from the vehicle, they alerted an analyst at the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command headquarters here that the trailer had separated from the truck.


The analyst contacted the trucking company to hail the vehicle. Five minutes later, getting no response, he called the police. They arrived at the scene to investigate, calling an ambulance to transport the driver to the hospital and securing the ammunition until federal authorities arrived.

new CLTT masters GIF
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
-Sidney J. Harris

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

The 6th Annual Critical Commodities Conference, Apr 15-17, 2014, New Orleans, LA  

Dr. Tulio Sulbaran, Director
Fax: 601.266.5717
118 College Drive #5138
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-000


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