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Customer Service in Logistics and Distribution Management

Types Of Transportation

Customer service is described as ‘fuel that drives the logistics supply chain engine’ (Coyle, et al, 1996). The core principle is to have the right product to the right customer in the correct quantity, without any damage. It is usually ...

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Songs Of Port Rebirth

The inability of the Nigerian Ports before now to compete favourably with other ports on West and Central African Sub-region as a result of numerous factors bedevilling the ports has made the nation’s ports to be unfriendly to port users. ...

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Shipowners’ Elections: Why Labinjo Defeated Omatseye, Ogbeifun

Ship-owners election

Their Mistakes Victory Confirms MMS Plus Online Readers’ views Labinjo: 95.2%; Omatseye: 2.5%; Ogbeifun: 2.3%  The week long electioneering campaign of candidates seeking elective offices in the Nigeria Shipowners’ Association (NISA) ended last week with Capt. Dada Labinjo emerging the ...

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Pocket Agitation: SON vs Clearing Agents

SON Gives LPG Marketers Two-week Ultimatum over Substandard Storage Tanks

The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) is one of the several parastatals of the Federal Government that help to execute some of its policies as a means of keeping the sanctity of a nation.In this case, SON is an agency ...

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Bears: Hand of Favour

BULLS: Hadiza It!

One of the MMS Hall of Famers, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, who is also the House Committee Chairman on Aviation, yesterday handed various economic empowerment items to the people of her constituency in Umunneochi Isuikwuato federal constituency. She is not the ...

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BEARS: The Power of Hunger

BEARS: Ushering The Ushers

Some journalists go to events just for their selfish interests and not for information gathering purpose. This is evident in the discussions of some female journalists at an event at Rockview Hotel, yesterday where they were complaining that a particular speaker ...

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Patriotic Pat

Patriotic Pat is mms plus weekly's woman of fortune for this week

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China, India Keep Nigeria’s Crude Oil Export Alive

China, India Keep Nigeria's Crude Oil Export Alive

As the price of the nation’s major foreign exchange earner, crude oil, continues to struggle between $80 and $90 per barrel, four major Asian countries have been responsible for the sustenance of this feat, which is, however, still below comfort ...

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Nigeria: Stakeholders Impressed As DNL Unveils 2,700 Tons Made-In Nigeria CPF Modules

Nigeria: Stakeholders Impressed As DNL Unveils 2,700 Tons Made-In Nigeria CPF Modules

Content Development in the oil and gas sector gained a boost, yesterday, with the completion of first ever Nigerian fabricated 2,700 Tons Central Processing Facility (CPF) Modules built by Daewoo Nigeria Limited (DNL). The project which is the nucleus of ...

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NERC To Increase Electricity Tariffs

NERC To Increase Electricity Tariffs

Nigerians who are already contending with erratic electricity supply, more hardship is coming as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) plans to increase the Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO). Investigations revealed that the commission may soon advance from the MYTO ...

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FG To Approve N100bn For Mini Modern Ranches

FG To Approve N100bn For Mini Modern Ranches

The Federal Government, on thursday, said it was considering approving N100 billion for the establishment of mini modern ranches across the country. The fund, according to the Committee on Grazing Reserves chaired by the Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, would ...

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Crude Oil Slide May Threaten CBN’s  Bid To Prop Up The Naira

It’s illegal to transact business in dollars in Nigeria – Emefiele

The effort by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to prop up the naira months before the 2015 elections is being threatened by the slide in crude oil prices. The naira has come under intense pressure and has tumbled to ...

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Shell Okays Nigerian Assets Sale

United Nation Environmental Protection Report

Royal Dutch Shell has signed the sale and purchase agreements for all the Nigerian oil assets it put up for sale following a 2013 review of its business in the country, a spokesman said  yesterday. The assets include oil mining ...

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Nigerian Ports:Extortion As An Asset; Challenge – Nasir, PM, Lagos Port

Nigerian Ports:Extortion As An Asset; Challenge – Nasir, PM, Lagos Port

Mallam Nasir Anas Muhammed is the Manager, Lagos Port Complex (LPC); in this interview, he explains why the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) decided to introduce minimum standard of safety for trucks plying the port,  Can you tell us how well ...

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Precautionary Measures At Sea

Precautionary Measures At Sea

Mr. John Arowolo is a Marine Engineer with Delfi Sa Limited, a shipping company. In this edition of your education page, he takes you on the precautionary measures necessary to be taken while at sea for both operators and passengers; ...

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FOU Zone ‘A’ Customs Seizes 11, 264 Bags Of Rice

FOU Zone ‘A’ Customs Seizes 11, 264 Bags Of Rice

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ of Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) has made a massive seizure of over 11, 264 bags of rice at Igbesa Creek in Ogun State. The success of the seizure was as a result of ...

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Africa bond rally halts amid Ebola fear

Africa bond rally halts amid Ebola fear

The rally in African debt markets has come to an abrupt halt as countries in the west of the continent battle to contain the spread of Ebola. Nigeria, which has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organisation (WHO), has ...

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Who Emerges Next President Of NISA?

Who Emerges Next President Of NISA?

Their Strengths, Weaknesses ASSECO: “Nobody can impose candidate on us” Ogbeifun endorsed by Society of Nigerian Mariners It has been weeks of provocative politicking and sloganeering in the Nigeria Shipowners’ Association (NISA), where elections into elective offices are expected to ...

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Ember Syndrome: What Is The Right Thing?

ember syndrome: what is the right thing?

It is the month of October just two months away from Christmas, a period that the port witnesses high importation of cargo which invariably results in both high human and vehicular traffic at the port. As it is, there are ...

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BEARS: Stranded Agents

BEARS: Ushering The Ushers

It is worrisome how executives of the Customs Licensed Agents and Freight Forwarders now sit under umbrellas at the Port and Terminal Multi service Limited (PTML) since the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) cleared the containers serving as makeshift offices for ...

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