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Posted 01/19 · 10:09 AM · LM Editorial
Container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 6 percent in 2014 over the previous year, with total volumes reaching 8,340,065 Twenty-Foot-Equivalent Units (TEU). It was the third busiest year in the Port’s history, just behind 8.4 million TEUs in 2007 and 8.5 million TEUs in 2006.
Posted 01/16 · 11:04 AM · LM Editorial
Transportation and logistics bellwether UPS said this week it has rolled out international facility expansions at three different locations, two based in Germany and one in the Netherlands.
Posted 01/12 · 12:13 PM · MMH Editorial
Global strategy and management consulting firm releases its first study on the pace of the return of manufacturing operations to the U.S.
Posted 01/12 · 10:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Commercial orders valued at $232.7 billion at list prices
Posted 01/09 · 01:04 PM · LM Editorial
While congestion still reigns at United States-based West Coast ports due to a variety of factors, import volumes are still showing decent growth, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 01/07 · 10:37 AM · LM Editorial
Data recently issued by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed that United States-bound waterborne shipments for November were down sequentially and up annually.
Posted 01/05 · 08:59 AM · LM Editorial
2015 promises to be a year where supply chain managers will become more reliant on air cargo. Indeed, Boeing projects air cargo traffic will grow at an annual rate of 4.7 percent over the next 20 years, with global air freight traffic expected to more than double by 2033.
Posted 01/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
A spate of new, proposed, and pending free-trade agreements will create greater opportunities for U.S. shippers—but only those who know the rules. Analysts advise going over the small print before plunging in.
Posted 12/30 · 04:50 PM · SCMR Editorial
4.7 percent average annual growth rate projected
Cargo market recovery continues to strengthen
Posted 12/29 · 09:51 AM · LM Editorial
A new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain institute suggests that there may be a profound reversal of outsourcing trends in the coming years as U.S. companies test the local waters.