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Executive Moves: CPA and BIFA

Connecticut Port Authority hires business development and special projects manager; British International Freight Association brings on an additional trainer.

Executive Moves: CPA and BIFA

Connecticut Port Authority hires business development and special projects manager; British International Freight Association brings on an additional trainer.

Executive Moves: CPA and BIFA

Connecticut Port Authority hires business development and special projects manager; British International Freight Association brings on an additional trainer.

 
   The Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) has hired Andrew Lavigne as manager of business development and special projects.
   While serving as a consultant to the authority, Lavigne coordinated the development of Connecticut’s five-year maritime strategy, which was recently published by the CPA and delivered to the governor and Legislature.
   Lavigne previously worked for a Washington, D.C.-based think tank and focused on transportation, infrastructure and national security issues.

   The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Claire Capaccioli as trainer for freight and customs procedures.
   Capaccioli has 27 years of industry experience. She began her career at Kintetsu World Express. She spent 20 years at Yusen Logistics.

In the face of Brexit uncertainty, shippers are expected to start moving their distribution hubs and warehouses from the U.K. to the European Union. Assets based in the EU will start becoming a safer investment, avoiding any U.K. logistics delays caused by Brexit. Cash-flow problems are also expected for U.K. shippers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Spot container rates from Shanghai to the U.S. West Coast totaled $1,345 per FEU as of March 15, while rates from Shanghai to the U.S. East Coast stood at $2,357 per FEU, with rates on both trades falling each week since the Jan. 18 reading, according to data from the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index.

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Sep 17, 2018 on Dec 27, 2018AmericanShipper.com

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