Labor Tensions Cause Port Headaches for Retail, Manufacturing Industries

Associations Now

The projected cost, per day, of a 10-day port shutdown on the West Coast, according to an estimate supplied by global management consulting firm Kurt Salmon on behalf of the National Retail Federation and the National Association of Manufacturers. retail industry. $ 2.1B

MemCom Awards – could you be a winner?

Optimist Consulting

As you may know, MemCom organises the annual awards for the membership industry. To help inspire your entry Olivia Chute from Chaz Brooks Communications , a PR agency has agreed to kindly shares their 5 tops tips for industry award entry.

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Group Offers Benchmarking Benefits Through Tiered, Online Program

Associations Now

With a new online platform, the Truckload Carriers Association is introducing members to the benefits of benchmarking as a way to capture industry data and boost their profitability.

Flipped Volunteering: The Better Way to Invite and Engage

Idea Architects

Some want an opportunity that allows them to work as part of a group; others prefer a project or task they can complete on their own. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Cargo Plane Crash Revives Pilot Fatigue Questions

Associations Now

In the rule, the FAA said cargo airlines were excluded because the projected benefits were based largely on preventing potential loss of life, and cargo carriers had less to gain.

TSA Roundup: House Passes Security-Fees Cap, Lines Get Shorter

Associations Now

Industry groups welcomed the House action. “As designed by Congress, a limited portion of the funds raised go to fund TSA operations, with the rest available for use on unrelated projects,” Dow said in a statement. Airline security fee canceled: Since 2002, the U.S.

ASAE Requests Aid for Associations Hit Hard by COVID-19

Associations Now

While the airlines and other industries have obviously felt the impact of Americans sheltering at home, associations and other sponsors of in-person events are also projecting huge revenue losses from canceled meetings, conventions, and tradeshows.

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Big Data: Big Headache or Big Opportunity for Associations?

Association Adviser

It seems you can’t go to an industry or association conference these days without seeing Big Data somewhere on the agenda. Please contact us ASAP if your organization would like to participate in the project or if you would like to submit questions for consideration. When I worked for a large financial association, I continually stumbled across troves of valuable research, surveys and reports that contained incredible nuggets of intelligence about our members and our industry.

Transportation Group Hopes Annual List Guides Infrastructure Decisions

Associations Now

The Trump administration reportedly has identified about 50 priority infrastructure projects , including highway upgrades. Dan Murray, ATRI vice president, explained during the conference call that Houston is an “extremely industrial city,” where trucks mix with commuters in rush-hour traffic.