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Tariff Classification 101:  Cracking the code conundrum

Posted 05/19 · 12:21 PM · LM Editorial
Join us for this in-depth, and easy to follow discussion on the tariff classification system, including steps you can take to ensure shipments arrive at the border with proper codes assigned.

FedEx acquisition of TNT nearly a done deal

Posted 05/19 · 11:05 AM · LM Editorial
Memphis-based FedEx said yesterday that it has unconditionally declared its offer for TNT, with 88.4 percent of all shares committed and a settlement date for the deal of next Wednesday, May 25 and all offer conditions having been satisfied or waived.
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Canada: Taking the Mystery out of Crossborder Trade

Posted 05/17 · 10:08 AM · LM Editorial
As many U.S. shippers are well aware, Canada is the top export destination for U.S. manufacturers, claiming 19 percent of all American exports. And due to the explosive growth of e-commerce, that number is only going to get bigger.

April volumes at Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach see declines

Posted 05/16 · 11:40 AM · LM Editorial
Total April POLA volume at 656,177 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) was down 1.03 percent annually, and April POLB volume at 478,842 TEU was off 22.1 percent annually.

Coupa’s New Cloud Spend Management Features Hyperlocalized Languages

Posted 05/13 · 03:50 PM · SCMR Editorial
Coupa Software, a cloud-based spend management solutions provider, recently announced Coupa Release 15 (R15), its second major release of the year that delivers enhancements across the platform.

Port Tracker report highlights slow trade growth led by cautious consumers

Posted 05/10 · 01:58 PM · LM Editorial
Slow to lackluster global trade themes were apparent in the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.

Mid-year Forwarding Forecast

Posted 05/10 · 08:10 AM · SCMR Editorial
Pangea Logistics Network, an international group of independent freight forwarders based in London, recently presented a cautionary economic forecast for the industry through the remainder of the year.

US Deficit “Mysteriously” Shrank in March

Posted 05/06 · 01:45 PM · SCMR Editorial
Trade was a drag on growth in five of the last six quarters, including the last three...

Do the teamster’s really have a case?

Posted 05/05 · 02:33 PM · LM Editorial
Industry analysts contend that the Teamsters are not declaring a strike outright, but rather, voting to give their leadership permission for such an action.
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Amazon and Atlas to partner up for air transport service arrangement

Posted 05/05 · 12:35 PM · LM Editorial
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings said it will provide air cargo services to support Amazon’s package deliveries to its customers.

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