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 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.
Posted 11/15 · 10:37 AM · LM Editorial
Four organizations have signed a letter of intent committing to work towards the formation of an industry advisory group to ensure the air cargo industry has a strong, unified voice in its dealings with worldwide regulatory authorities and other bodies.
Posted 11/12 · 12:27 PM · MMH Editorial
“When the recession hit with full force two years ago, we urged our members to stick with sustainability as a key to achieving long-term business success,” said BSR President and CEO Aron Cramer.
Posted 11/11 · 10:31 AM · LM Editorial
Prior to this week’s G20 Summit in Seoul, Korea, the Washington, D.C.-based Airforwarders Association (AfA) sent a letter to President Barack Obama replete with suggestions on how the Administration could best work on making improvements and changes to air cargo security processes in light of the October attempts by terrorists to send explosives originating from Yemen to the United States on cargo and passenger planes.
Posted 11/10 · 04:26 PM · LM Editorial
In a move that was widely anticipated, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on eleven air cargo carriers today for price fixing
Posted 11/10 · 12:53 PM · SCMR Editorial
Company sustainability ratings are proliferating as the environmental, social, and governance agenda steadily migrates from the margins to the mainstream of capital, procurement, and consumer markets
Posted 11/10 · 11:56 AM · LM Editorial
While the world’s airlines are posting an impressive revenue rebound, air cargo analysts claim that volatility caused by too little or too much capacity in the market has resulted in wide swings in rates and overall carrier performance.
Posted 11/10 · 09:28 AM · LM Editorial
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm, is continuing its global expansion efforts, with this week’s announcement that it has opened five new offices in the Europe, Middle East, and Asia (EMEA) region. The company said the new offices are in: Budapest, Hungary; Prague, Czech Republic; Madrid, Spain; Milan, Italy; and Antwerp, Belgium.
Posted 11/10 · 05:45 AM · SCMR Editorial
In our last posting, we began outlining some of the aspects that make energy unique among purchased items and why a “one set and forget” or “one size fits all” purchasing procedure does not apply.