Air Force Veteran, Emmett Walker, who is also the founder and CEO of Walker SCM, has been dubbed the 2016 Vetrepreneur of the Year by The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA). To read more, click here.
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Walker International, Netherlands interviewed by “Ondernemend Nederland”, a television program about enterprises, this episode was about logistics providers and logistics optimization. Wiel Dohmen (gentleman with glasses) is the CEO of Maastricht airport and Arjan Hage (second gentleman) is Operations Director, Walker Netherlands.
SOLAS Compliance Made Simple! What is it? The IMO (International Maritime Organization), amended Chapter VI of the SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Convention as of July 2016 to require mandatory verification of the gross mass of containers. How Does it Work? VGM (Verified Gross Mass) must be provided prior to ship loading, by the… Continue reading
Walker SCM is proud to announce that its Walker International Transportation (WIT) division has been named Air Freight Service Provider of the Year for 2015 by Johnson & Johnson. According to the inscription, this honor was bestowed “In recognition of [WIT’s] partnership and dedication to Johnson & Johnson and [its] customers.” The vendor appreciation ceremony,… Continue reading
About the NVBDC The National Veteran Business Development Council is the only third party Veteran Owned Business Certification program in the United States and is organized as a 501c3 not for profit foundation. The NVBDC was created for the purpose of providing a credible and reliable certifying authority that would ensure that valid documentation exists… Continue reading
Walker SCM is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Atzbi who has been appointed Vice President of Finance. Prior to Mr. Atzbi’s appointment, he was Director of Finance for Walker SCM and its subsidiaries. In 2011, Mr. Atzbi joined Walker as Director of Finance. His background includes well over 25 years of experience in… Continue reading
Walker SCM, LLC, a minority-certified global logistics, transportation and supply chain management Company, is pleased to announce the addition of Robert Tennant, as Director of Quality for its Life Science Division (LS), which includes, but is not limited to Biosimilars, Specialty, Products, Pharmaceuticals, and Medical Devices. Walker SCM will hyper-focus on offering support to the… Continue reading
According to an announcement by the West Coast MTO Agreement (WCMTOA), the Traffic Mitigation Fee (TMF) at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will increase by 4%, effective August 1, 2015. The fee, administered by PierPass to fund its OffPeak gate program, was last adjusted in August 2013. The new TMF will be:… Continue reading
As reported by multiple sources, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has embarked on the next phase of enforcement for Importer Security Filing (ISF). Effective May 14, 2015, all penalties for ISF violations are being issued by local CBP ports, with CBP headquarters no longer involved in the review and approval process. In addition, for… Continue reading
According to multiple media outlets, ports along the U.S. West Coast continue to battle record levels of congestion that grew most severe during a four month period from November 2014 through February 2015. Below, please find brief status updates for the largest ports impacted: • Los Angeles & Long Beach: Officials from both ports remain… Continue reading