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 09/15 · 12:01 PM · LM Editorial
Imports lead the way at both ports, while exports show sequential declines.
Posted 09/10 · 10:00 AM · LM Editorial
Dwindling space and risings rates have caused major disruptions for U.S. importers over the first half of 2010. How long will these challenges persist on the high seas? We’ve asked a couple experts to explain what ocean shippers can expect for the rest of this year.
Posted 09/09 · 08:25 AM · LM Editorial
The number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States inched up from July to August, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
Posted 09/08 · 07:52 AM · LM Editorial
Like last month, the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates is calling for import cargo volumes at U.S.-based retail ports to decline throughout the rest of 2010.
Posted 09/08 · 04:27 AM · SCMR Editorial
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released its annual economic report entitled “Labor Day 2010: The Impact of Anti-Labor Policies on Working Men and Women.”
Posted 09/07 · 11:45 AM · SCMR Editorial
There has been a growing realization that "the obvious" global sourcing decision may not be so obvious after all.
Posted 09/07 · 08:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
The three-year renewal agreement is worth €6.7 million.
Posted 09/03 · 12:02 PM · LM Editorial
The value of world merchandise trade rose around 25 percent in the first six months of 2010 up strongly from the same period of 2009.
Posted 09/01 · 06:01 AM · LM Editorial
Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Schneider Logistics, a subsidiary of Schneider International, said it will sell its United States- and China-based freight forwarding and customs house brokerage businesses to Norbert Denressangle, a Lyon, Paris-based provider of transportation, logistics, and freight forwarding services.
Posted 08/31 · 08:31 AM · LM Editorial
Every so often, it is good to take stock of what is going on in your world—and the world around you for that matter. With that in mind, now is a good time to assess what is happening in the world of freight transportation, supply chain, and logistics.