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 03/28 · 07:57 AM · LM Editorial
While many of the major Western nations are presently united in a military effort to wipe out terrorism in the Middle East and East Africa, there’s been an ongoing “lack of will” to enforce the same vigilance when it comes to ocean piracy.
Posted 03/25 · 10:27 AM · LM Editorial
European import and export volumes are off to a decent start, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 03/25 · 07:34 AM · LM Editorial
New market intelligence on Japan is being made available to shippers this week.
Posted 03/22 · 11:28 AM · LM Editorial
The GPA announced that it experienced 16.3 percent container volume growth in February 2011 with additional impressive gains in automobiles, machinery and wood pulp
Posted 03/22 · 06:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
As President Obama completes his trip to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, U.S. manufacturers are urging his administration to move forward on the pending free trade agreement with Colombia.
Posted 03/21 · 12:57 PM · SCMR Editorial
California’s exporters began 2011 by posting their highest export totals ever for the month of January, according to an analysis by Beacon Economics.
Posted 03/21 · 08:02 AM · LM Editorial
No major disruptions to inbound and outbound calls are anticipated, but carriers remain on guard
Posted 03/21 · 07:26 AM · LM Editorial
As President Obama completes his trip to Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, U.S. manufacturers are urging his administration to move forward on a the pending free trade agreement with Colombia.
Posted 03/18 · 08:27 AM · LM Editorial
Japan’s supply chain continues to be disrupted by the ongoing consequences of last week’s earthquake
Posted 03/17 · 11:46 AM · LM Editorial
Net income for the quarter—at $231 million—was down 3 percent from last year’s $239 million, but quarterly revenue at $9.66 billion was up 11 percent from last year’s $8.70 billion. Operating income—at $393 million—was down 6 percent year-over-year.