The latest news and insight revolving around global trade, logistics services, evolving customs and regulations, supply chain security, and the technology necessary to speed freight through the global supply chain.
Posted 09/19 · 02:35 PM · SCMR Editorial
Despite the vital role that technology plays in helping companies manage the complexity and volatility in global operations, only 48 percent of the more than 1,000 global companies surveyed for a new Accenture study use technology extensively in their emerging market supply chains.
Posted 09/17 · 07:59 AM · MMH Editorial
Tara brings experience expanding global operations in Brazil, China, Japan and India.
Posted 09/16 · 10:07 AM · LM Editorial
Total POLB volumes dropped 9.1 percent in August at 573,083 TEU, and POLA volumes in August were up 6.7 percent compared to August 2013 at 757,702 TEU.
Posted 09/15 · 10:44 AM · SCMR Editorial
A.T. Kearney released its Global Services Location Index today, which analyzes and ranks countries worldwide based on metrics in three categories: financial attractiveness, business environment, and people skills and availability
Posted 09/09 · 08:04 AM · SCMR Editorial
Real exports have now increased five straight months, after dropping sharply in the first quarter.
Posted 09/09 · 07:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
The value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) increased by 13.7 percent in 2013, to a record-high 79.5 billion in merchandise exported, according to figures released by the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress.
Posted 09/05 · 09:52 AM · LM Editorial
PierPass Inc. recently announced that its OffPeak program has reached a major milestone, diverting its 30 millionth truck trip from weekday, daytime traffic in Los Angeles and Long Beach since the program began in July 2005.
Posted 09/02 · 03:49 PM · LM Editorial
The value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones increased by 13.7 percent in 2013, to a record-high 79.5 billion in merchandise exported, according to figures released by the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress.
Posted 09/02 · 09:05 AM · SCMR Editorial
Global air freight markets showed a strong increase in air cargo in July, with the Asia Pacific continuing to lead the way.
Posted 09/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
Economic activity in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to stay in low gear in 2014, according to the IMF’s latest forecast for the region. Shippers are advised to practice extreme due diligence before entering the marketplace.