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 08/25 · 07:56 AM · SCMR Editorial
With the recent launch of the Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army), Northrop Grumman Corporation is helping the U.S. Army transform tactical logistics with enterprise resource planning (ERP)
Posted 08/24 · 01:26 PM · SCMR Editorial
TIACA Secretary General Daniel Fernandez has noted that despite positive evidence from the last few months, it is clear that an economic recovery remains patchy.
Posted 08/24 · 01:23 PM · SCMR Editorial
Airfreight shrank by an unprecedented 26 percent in value terms in 2009, from $60.7 billion to $44.9 billion.
Posted 08/24 · 04:29 AM · LM Editorial
The global trading system is experiencing “extraordinary volatility” and this is being reflected in the performance of the freight forwarding industry, said Jon Manners-Bell of Transport Intelligence (Ti), a London-based think tank.
Posted 08/19 · 08:05 AM · LM Editorial
FedEx recently announced that its FedEx Express subsidiary has launched a new flight from Bengaluru, India with direct connections to Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. This is the company’s third India-based gateway—Delhi and Mumbai are the others.
Posted 08/16 · 03:15 PM · SCMR Editorial
The U.S. Chamber, policymakers, numerous trade groups, state governments, and businesses throughout the country have collectively raised strong concerns about the significant negative impact the EPA’s endangerment finding will have on jobs and local economies.
Posted 08/16 · 01:55 PM · SCMR Editorial
As part of Deutsche Post DHL and its GoGreen climate protection program, DHL Global Forwarding has committed to improving it’s CO2 efficiency by 30 percent by 2020.
Posted 08/13 · 11:12 AM · LM Editorial
As was the case in June, volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were strong on a year-over-year basis.
Posted 08/11 · 09:55 AM · LM Editorial
On August 1, a law mandating 100 percent screening of cargo transported on passenger aircraft took effect. While the mandate has not been in effect for that long, the early returns indicate things are off to a solid start, according to industry stakeholders.
Posted 08/09 · 04:19 PM · LM Editorial
In a development that would be laughable if it were not so calculatingly devious, the Teamsters have forged a partnership with “progressives” comprising community activists and environmental groups to mandate that independent owner-operator truckers be banned from the ports.