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 12/05 · 11:03 PM · SCMR Editorial
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which has been largely critical to current administration, issued a note of praise today for its U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
Posted 11/30 · 05:15 PM · LM Editorial
Even with consumer confidence shaken by government austerity measures, individuals and businesses continued to purchase PCs in the third quarter, "driving up global shipments smartly.”
Posted 11/29 · 08:16 AM · LM Editorial
A slight surge in air cargo demand has some industry analysts predicting a prolonged rebound.
Posted 11/24 · 10:26 AM · SCMR Editorial
The Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis today released data on personal income and outlays for October 2010 which should make an impact on supply chain
Posted 11/24 · 10:04 AM · SCMR Editorial
Is it possible that the recent economic downturn actually spawned some good news? In procurement risk management, that might be the case.
Posted 11/24 · 09:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Since issuing its study last summer, Global consultancy IDC Manufacturing Insights contends that U.S. manufacturers are continuing their flight from low-wage outsourcing
Posted 11/19 · 01:18 PM · SCMR Editorial
UPS today announced an agreement to sell its UPS Logistics Technologies unit to Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm
Posted 11/19 · 10:16 AM · LM Editorial
In the wake of a recent ruling by U.S. District Court upholding the legality of the Port of Los Angeles concession requirements for motor carriers, The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is trying to expedite its appeal.
Posted 11/16 · 10:03 AM · LM Editorial
Provisions that block foreign firms from bidding on major contracts with the federal government will stifle trade, says UPS
Posted 11/15 · 02:38 PM · SCMR Editorial
Officials at the Port of Los Angeles, report that year to date, container volumes are up 17 percent, underscoring the continued reliance shippers have on transpacific calls to West Coast ocean cargo gateways.