Volume 4  Issue 1,  January 2014
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.     
Congratulations to the CLTT December 2013 Graduates

With great pride, the Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation would like to congratulate the record number of graduate from the Master of Science in Logistics, Trade and Transportation program. Please join the faculty, staff, and Industry Advisory Council in wishing the graduates success as a logistics, trade and transportation professional.
  •  Jeff Jay Costas
  • Rachael Elizabeth Crawford
  • Douglas Cunningham
  • Dennis Anthony Duplessy
  • Zakia Farhana
  • Faisal Bukar Mallum
  • Rajitha Venkateshwar Rao Nakka
  • Anthony Page Portera
  • Jonathan W. Rhymes
Reminder: The deadline for application for program admittance to the Summer 2014 semester is March 15, 2014.

ALUMA-FORM Locating Manufacturing Operations in Walnut
ALUMA-FORM locating manufacturing operations in Wa Phil Bryant, officials from ALUMA-FORM and local leaders broke ground today on the company's new manufacturing facility in the Walnut Industrial Park in Walnut, Miss., in Tippah County. The project represents a company investment of $6.7 million and will create 125 new jobs.

From the Walnut location, ALUMA-FORM will manufacture and distribute its overhead power distribution products to its domestic and international customer base.

Camp Shelby Looks to Future in Cyberspace, Drones

As Camp Shelby's role as the National Guard's largest mobilization center is winding down, its leaders are focusing now on a future in cyberspace and drones for the facility.

Camp Shelby will be in the center of a research project just getting under way that will bring together the Army, Navy, Air Force and Department of Homeland Security to figure out the most efficient use of open source software for their unmanned aircraft systems.

Viking to Launch Nearly 60 New Products in 2014

Despite a tumultuous year, executives at Viking Range Corp. say the company has been hard at work and is set to launch a wide range of new and revamped products.

The company was bought by The Middleby Corporation at the end of 2012 and has since gone through two rounds of layoffs and seen significant turnover in its management.

Procurement Opportunities with the Port of Gulfport Restoration Program

The work consists of, but is not limited to: Furnish all materials, equipment, labor, and supervision and perform all operations necessary for the completion of the MSPA's Ship-to-Shore Rail Mounted Container Handling Gantry Cranes, Project No. 034 as described in the contract documents. The contractor shall provide and furnish all tools, equipment, materials, supervision, labor, subsistence, rental, subcontractors, permitting, profit, overhead, appropriate taxes and any other related costs to design, fabricate, transport and deliver three shore based rail mounted container handling gantry cranes to the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi. This work includes all that is necessary to provide the MSPA with a complete project.


new CLTT masters GIF
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
-Arthur Schopenhauer
In preparation for the CLTT IAC Meeting on Feb 26, 2014 please find the following link: Proposed Modifications of the Industry Advisory Board Bylaws

Guide To Growing Your Business Expo Jan 31, 2014 Gulfport, MS


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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