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 04/01 · 01:38 PM · LM Editorial
In this first installment of a two-part series, I will look at a variety of risk-focused research efforts. In May, I will offer suggestions for managing supply chain risk—not just responding more effectively but preparing more completely.
Posted 04/01 · 11:57 AM · LM Editorial
Scores of shippers and their freight intermediaries agree that basic brokerage and forwarding services are keeping pace with demands from new and emerging markets.
Posted 03/31 · 12:17 PM · LM Editorial
A new report has warned the global transportation and logistics industry (T&L) is in urgent need of a radical transformation by 2030 if it is to stay competitive
Posted 03/31 · 10:51 AM · LM Editorial
In an ongoing effort to keep readers informed on the current state of ocean cargo shipping and contracting, we conducted a brief interview with one of the founders of Catapult International, a leading edge international shipping software and consulting firm.
Posted 03/30 · 11:04 AM · LM Editorial
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Pilot CEO Richard Phillips about what he is seeing in the various markets Pilot serves.
Posted 03/29 · 08:59 AM · LM Editorial
For logistics managers, it’s important to understand what surplus oil production capacity means to oil and fuel prices—and, therefore, your bottom line.
Posted 03/29 · 08:30 AM · LM Editorial
Offshoring is still with us for the time being, but it’s end is near. Then what?
Posted 03/27 · 05:23 PM · LM Editorial
Corporations in the U.S. and Europe will move an additional 750,000 jobs in IT, finance, and other business services to India and other low-cost geographies by 2016, according to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc.
Posted 03/26 · 04:22 PM · LM Editorial
Global Logistics Development Partners announced that it is establishing an office presence in the UK that will focus on business in the UK, Ireland, Continental Europe and the Middle East.
Posted 03/26 · 04:10 PM · LM Editorial
Oversupply of container vessels operating on the Asia – Europe trade lane has pushed Maersk Line’s container freight rates to unsustainably low levels.