The undersigned organizations, representing a wide variety of interests that rely on the
safe and efficient movement of people and goods across America’s borders, write to emphasize the importance of adequate funding to ensure appropriate U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) staffing at U.S. ports of entry.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety System defended its Safety Measurement System scores for motor carriers after 10 industry trade associations asked Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to discontinue the public display of scores.
As regulations as legislation continue to shape how the supply chain works – and how warehouse logistics organizations serve their clients, members of the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) are descending upon Washington, D.C., Sept. 17-19, for the 2014 IWLA Legislative Fly-in.
We, the undersigned organizations would like to express our support for H.R. 4007, the CFATS Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014 and urge the House Committee on Homeland Security to quickly consider and pass the bill. H.R. 4007 is a streamlined bill that provides a three year authorization of the Chemical Facility Anti Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program and guidance to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on key issues of chemical facility security.
COMMENTS ON NLRB’S PROPOSED RULE REGARDING UNION ELECTIONS
The undersigned represent millions of employers who employ many millions of employees throughout the United States. Nearly all of the undersigned submitted comments to the Office of Labor-Management Standards (“OLMS”) during the comment period following the DOL’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) in the summer of 2011 requesting that the proposed persuader rule be withdrawn. We reiterate that position now, but write to highlight additional issues.
The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) applauds Congress and President Barack Obama for passing and signing the Drug Quality and Security Act, Public Law 113-54. This new law contains important provisions for tracing pharmaceuticals in the supply chain.
IWLA member companies are warehouse-based third party logistics (3PL) providers that act as distribution centers for their customers. They offer warehousing; inventory and
supply chain management capabilities; and a broad range of value-added services. A significant number of IWLA members operate food-grade warehouse facilities for the
storage, handling and distribution of food products for manufacturers, processors and
The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) is pleased to submit the following comments in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Proposed Rule entitled “Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food” published on January 16, 2013 (78 FR 3646).
Remarkable progress was made in 2012 through Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st
Century (MAP-21) to reform and streamline the federal highway and transit programs while
providing stable funding through fiscal year 2014. Unfortunately, MAP-21 did not provide for the long-term financial stability of the HTF.
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