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Walker International Transportation (The Netherlands) B.V. surges in TOP 100 IATA

Walker’s European Headquarters experienced last year a solid growth of 107%, rising from position 88 to position 59 in the top 100 IATA nationwide ranking.  Their proven track record and solid long-standing relationships embodies Walker’s relentless commitment to personalized attention, deep vertical expertise and complete reliability.  Walker NL team is known for being as resourceful… Continue reading

Walker International Transportation LLC named a Corporate Plus Member by the NMSDC

Valley Stream, NY June 11, 2020 – Walker International Transportation, LLC “Walker”, a Walker SCM LLC affiliate company and a global integrated logistics company, has been designated as a Corporate Plus® member by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC®) a supplier diversity organization, serving thousands of corporations of Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) firms through… Continue reading

Emmett Walker is 2016 Vetrepreneur of the Year!

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.

Walker Int. Netherlands Interviewed by “Ondernemend Nederland”

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.

LA/LB PierPass Fee to Increase, Effective Aug. 1

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

U.S. Customs Steps Up ISF Enforcement

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

U.S. West Coast Update: Congestion Levels Steadily Shrinking

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

Walker SCM Joins Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies, Association (DCAT)

Walker SCM, LLC, the leading global Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) in the logistics industry, proudly announces that it has joined the Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies, Association (DCAT). Walker SCM offers a wealth of knowledge in all facets of global transportation, logistics and supply chain integration. Since 1989, the company has earned a reputation among its… Continue reading

U.S. West Coast Update: Perez Announces Tentative Five-Year Agreement

According to multiple media outlets, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez has announced that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year labor contract governing West Coast ports. Over the next several weeks, the membership of both groups must vote to ratify the contract,… Continue reading