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 12/22 · 04:05 PM · SCMR Editorial
A new report by IBM Global Business Services observes that the current economic environment is increasingly more volatile, complex and structurally different than in years past.
Posted 12/22 · 02:47 PM · LM Editorial
Almost 26,000 new passenger and freighter aircraft valued at $3.2 trillion will be needed between 2010 and 2029, to satisfy demand according to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast
Posted 12/20 · 12:55 PM · SCMR Editorial
Jack Short, Secretary General of the International Transport Forum, the transport think tank at the OECD in Paris, believes that the agreement reached in Cancún will not increase pressure on the transport sector to reduce its CO2 emissions
Posted 12/19 · 05:55 PM · LM Editorial
Volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and Port of Long Beach (POLB) were solid year-over-year in November and mixed on a sequential basis.
Posted 12/18 · 02:58 PM · LM Editorial
Massachusetts Representative Edward D. Markey (D) introduced legislation last month requiring 100 percent screening of all cargo on cargo planes. This legislation follows the October attempts by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes.
Posted 12/17 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
An executive summary of industry news
Posted 12/17 · 07:32 AM · SCMR Editorial
Analysts with Manufacturers/MAPI said that despite som “deceleration,” Brazil and Argentina have exceeded pre-crisis manufacturing production levels and are set to post record highs
Posted 12/15 · 09:56 AM · LM Editorial
Import cargo volumes at U.S.-based retail container ports are expected to see gains on an annual basis in December and for all of 2010, according to the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 12/14 · 04:08 PM · SCMR Editorial
It is in our best interest as Americans to determine the road ahead and stop looking in the rear-view mirror, said a prominent supply chain analyst.
Posted 12/14 · 10:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
"The Assembly Plant of the Future -- Restructuring Global Manufacturing to Meet the Challenges of the Global Economy," discusses the challenges of global manufacturing and how forward-looking automakers are restructuring their supply chains.