IWLA California Chapter Spring Meeting & Issue Update Scheduled for June 5

Cali port lowWhat goes on in California… affects us all! The IWLA California Chapter hosts its spring meeting and issues update, June 5, 2014, at the Ability/Tri-Modal Transportation Services Inc., headquarters in Carson, Calif. Here’s an overview of the lineup:

  • Bob Huff, Senate Republican Leader, California State Senate, 29th District, will discuss job creation and regulations in California specific to warehousing and 3PLs. Additionally he will discuss the call to action for 2014 midterm elections and the Republican platform.
  • James Nelson, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurigwill tackle contract labor in California and lead a question-and-answer session. Additionally, he will provide an overview of the new California laws impacting warehousing for 2014 as well as strategic considerations for your business and workforce.
  • Mike Stark will show how your company can take a stand to stop the impact of A.B. 32 fuels under the cap, which is a California-only regulation that will increase fuel prices 12- 40 cents a gallon on January 1, 2015. Additionally he will discuss the chassis pool transition at California ports where equipment-leasing companies and chassis pool operators are calling the shots.
  • Dr. Edward F. Knab, President at Productivity Constructs, Inc., Assistant Professor Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Worldwide College of Business will discuss the 2014 Southern California Logistics Survey results regarding concerns of logistics professionals, current trending practices in management technology and to gauge sentiment about the economy and business. He will also provide an update on the SCAQMD High Cube Warehouse Study and how this may impact the warehousing and 3PL industry.
  • Anthony M. Ordile, Principle Engineer, Haines Fire & Risk Consulting Inc., will focus on chemical storage and fire safety. Is your warehouse a ticking time-bomb? Protect your business, environment and the community through key loss prevention and basic safety essentials.
  • Alex H. Cherin, Senior Vice-President of Englander, Knabe & Allenwill discuss key port-related issues including independent contractors, infrastructure development, the Harbor Maintenance Tax and Clean Technology Programs.

Registration is open for this event—reserve your spot.

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