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 10/04 · 09:04 AM · LM Editorial
Although the year began with a fizzle, Beacon Economics is forecasting that the U.S. economy will not enter into a double dip recession in 2011
Posted 10/04 · 08:31 AM · LM Editorial
In a deal announced yesterday, United Continental Holdings signed a new logistics agreement between United Cargo, the cargo division formed by the merger of United and Continental Airlines, and Forward Air, Inc.
Posted 10/03 · 01:53 PM · LM Editorial
Reports that President Barack Obama may send free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama to Congress for consideration this week will be fully embraced by the logistics community.
Posted 10/03 · 11:45 AM · SCMR Editorial
A contrarian view of the Panama Canal’s expansion was provided at last week’s Supply Chain Council’s Executive Summit
Posted 10/02 · 05:27 PM · LM Editorial
On the eve of the annual meeting of The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual meeting this week, American Airlines Cargo division announced the expansion of its cold-chain service
Posted 10/01 · 08:41 PM · LM Editorial
What is the country doing to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of those global supply chain networks that have tapped its resources and fueled its rise to power?
Posted 10/01 · 01:42 PM · LM Editorial
Many believe that high or rapidly rising oil prices cause recessions; but in turn, during a recession, industrial production and demand for transportation decline. Consequently, the price for oil and fuel falls, and as it declines, the economy is stimulated.
Posted 10/01 · 10:30 AM · LM Editorial
Big shippers and the world’s top carriers vow to work collectively towards leveraging technology to improve business processes and relationships. Will they make good on the promise or slip back to business as usual?
Posted 10/01 · 10:00 AM · LM Editorial
World air cargo traffic will triple over the next 20 years, with most of the growth being driven in the Asia Pacific marketplace. Is it any wonder that the biggest players in the industry are investing heavily in the region?
Posted 09/28 · 10:39 AM · SCMR Editorial
While the global economy remains firmly entrenched in a holding pattern, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed a seasonal increase in the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments for the fourth time on the last five months.