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UTi expands team

October 27 - UTi Worldwide has appointed Hessel Verhage as president, freight forwarding for the Americas, and Keith Pienaar as president, contract logistics and distribution.

Verhage joined UTi in April 2013 as global vice president of trade and compliance, and quickly assumed responsibility for the Americas ocean forwarding business.

Pienaar began his career with UTi in January 1984, and has held various roles within the freight forwarding, and contract logistics and distribution divisions. Prior to accepting his new role, he served as senior vice president of contract logistics and distribution for the company's Africa region.

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USA ends steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico

May 24 - The USA is removing steel and aluminium tariffs imposed on Canada and Mexico under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, with all retaliatory tariffs on US goods and any pending litigation also coming to an end.
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Maxim names duo for Pacific Northwest

May 24 - Maxim Crane Works has appointed Travis Wilt and Alex Clark to lead the expansion of its services in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. 
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PPG restructures training course

May 24 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) has restructured its project cargo forwarding training course into a one-day format.
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Crosby acquires Gunnebo Industries

May 24 - Lifting, rigging and material handling equipment supplier the Crosby Group has acquired Sweden-headquartered Gunnebo Industries from Nordic private equity firm Segulah.
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