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 12/15 · 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.
Posted 12/13 · 02:21 PM · LM Editorial
In an ongoing legal battle, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit granted a petition by the ATA to expedite the filing of briefs in its suit against the concession requirements in the Port of Los Angeles so-called “clean-truck program.”
Posted 12/06 · 09:42 AM · LM Editorial
Tony Tyler, CEO of Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways is taking the helm, a long overdue move reflecting the dominance of the Asia Pacific air cargo market
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.