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Professor Prokop Talks About Cross-border Transportation [Video]

FreightWaves’ Nate Tabak speaks with Darren Prokop, Professor of Logistics for University of Alaska–Anchorage, about the intricacies of cross-border transportation and trade, including measures that must be taken prior to border-crossing to improve efficiency and the challenges of moving freight across borders in a volatile period.

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Dr. Darren Prokop: Walking the tightrope of antitrust immunity

Take an industry with huge capital costs, long lead times in acquiring vessel capacity and couple that with the uncertainty of global market conditions over that long time period. In this context it probably never seems like a good time to invest in fleet size. But periodic investment must take place and it is always a risk-taking exercise.

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Business Plan Competition March 27

The 2020 CBPP Business Plan Competition's purpose is to inspire and encourage entrepreneurship and economic development. The competition will be held at the Lucy Cuddy Dining Room from 5pm to 7pm Friday March 27, 2020.

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Dr. Darren Prokop: Trade Flow Teeter-Totter Tilts Again

The U.S.-China trade war reached something like an armistice with the “Phase I” trade agreement signed January 15, 2020. The U.S. cancelled further trade tariffs on imports from China. To reciprocate, China agreed to purchase more U.S. exports and be more respectful of other countries’ intellectual property rights.

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Jen Schmidt to Speak on Wildfire Prevention in Anchorage Panel

Drought and high temperatures have greatly increased the chances of summer wildfires in Anchorage. Join a panel of experts to discuss steps we need to take to prevent wildfires in Anchorage and beyond this coming summer.

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