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GAC Summary for Company News September 2010

Posted November 2, 2010
Category Company News
GAC Summary for Company News - September 2010 By: Kristi App Billy App, Sandy Frazier, and I recently returned from the NCBFAA Government Affairs Conference in Washington D.C. Day one of the conference educated the attendees about upcoming legislation or regulations that will affect the trade community. On day two, we visited our legislators on Capitol Hill and expressed our concerns as constituents with these bills. We also discussed local problems that affect trade in Louisiana. On a federal level, there were two bills we lobbied against. The first is the Ports Bill (H.R. 5967) introduced by Rep. Jerrold Nadler…

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J.W. Allen's Company News: First Edition

Posted September 14, 2010
Category Company News
In 1932 business was personified by a, Do what it takes and get the job done philosophy. Waiting online then meant standing in line at the Customs House to get your paperwork processed. Delivering documents to the carriers by each Brokers runner was routine and employing a hands on approach at the docks was the rule of the day. Although performing International business with a pencil, paper, and a handshake was then the industry norm, the shipping process was anything but efficient. As the years passed and new technology became available, J.W. Allen & Company quickly adapted to this new…

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