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"Improving motor carrier and highway safety is about understanding the behaviors that cause crashes and addressing the factors that raise crash risk," says Dave Osiecki, ATA senior vice president, during the Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security Subcommittee hearing on Oversight of Motor Carrier Safety Efforts. "Future programs and government-issued rules will only succeed to the degree that they address crash risk and causation."
supplyscan the project. by an intensive in-country assessment of Dunkin’ Donuts Enters The Pakistan Cold Chain Assessment five geographic locations. Russian, Ukraine Markets will focus on issues of cold storage infrastructure, technological availability, post-harvest capabilities, and economic The assessment will examine the existing cold chain in Pakistan, including technical assistance and commercial devel- W ith its first restaurant opening in Moscow on May 11, Dunkin’ Donuts, Canton, MA, plans to expand strengths and weakness. opment needed to improve post-harvest throughout Russia and Ukraine over the This assessment will also identify loca- handling. The findings and conclusions of next several years. tions for potential investment and positive the assessment will be documented in a Donuts Project LLC, its franchise fiscal returns in the cold chain. The effort final report, which will include recommen- partner in Russia, is set to open between will begin with a desktop review of past dations on needs for technical assistance as 10 and 20 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in and current projects in Pakistan, followed well as opportunities for future investment. Moscow and the Moscow region in 2010. Dunkin’ Donuts’ entry into Russia comes on the heels of the brand’s expan- ATA Commits To Improving Trucking sion throughout Europe and the Asia- Safety Record Pacific market. In Europe, the company has approximately 70 Dunkin’ Donuts res- taurants in Germany, Spain and Bulgaria. T he American Trucking Associa- tions (ATA) told a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Com- Dunkin’ Brands, parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, merce, Science and Transportation already has established a successful and that the trucking industry is now the growing presence in Russia. Baskin- safest it has ever been, but there is Robbins has nearly 150 shops in the still room for improvement. region and recently opened its first shop in “Improving motor carrier and highway safety is about understanding the be- Sochi, Russia. haviors that cause crashes and addressing the factors that raise crash risk,” says Dave Osiecki, ATA senior vice president, during the Surface Transportation and USF Helps Restaurants Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security Subcommittee hearing on Grow With Fresh Ideas Oversight of Motor Carrier Sa
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