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 06/09 · 10:53 AM · LM Editorial
The most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates point to closer levels of normalcy at United States-based retail container ports on the heels of a recently inked West Coast port labor agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU).
Posted 06/09 · 08:24 AM · SCMR Editorial
As noted in today’s news section, a new study done by Hong Kong’s Standard Chartered Bank suggests that China’s status as world's leading manufacturer may be in decline.
Posted 06/09 · 08:08 AM · SCMR Editorial
According to a report from Hong Kong’s Standard Chartered Bank, world trade growth has been weak recently and the expansion of Global Supply Chains (GSCs) has lost momentum.
Posted 06/02 · 08:43 AM · SCMR Editorial
Ethical Corporation – the nine year old London-based business intelligence company for sustainability – notes in a new report that supply chain management's role in sustainability is becoming more key to strategic growth for most global companies.
Posted 06/02 · 08:21 AM · SCMR Editorial
In response the ongoing need for highly skilled supply chain management professionals, Amber Road recently launched “The Global Trade Academy” – concentrating on trade compliance rules and regulations.
Posted 06/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
Fueled by NAFTA, trade between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is booming. But not knowing the nuances and fine print can be costly for
U.S.-based business wishing to take advantage of burgeoning, neighboring markets. Here’s how to best play the NAFTA transportation game.
Posted 05/26 · 08:04 AM · SCMR Editorial
Many mid-size U.S. cities and other areas now make attractive alternatives to India and other offshore locations for companies considering consolidating finance, IT, and other business services operations for shared service or global business services centers, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc.
Posted 05/25 · 07:34 AM · MMH Editorial
Food and beverage is among the three industrial segments expected to lead overall demand for industrial robots.
Posted 05/14 · 03:42 PM · MMH Editorial
New location to serve distribution companies, e-commerce traders, and system integrators responsible for developing warehouse specifications.
Posted 05/14 · 03:27 PM · SCMR Editorial
American Institute of Marine Underwriters are concerned about new areas of risk on the High Seas