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 03/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
An immense amount of operational and technological expertise exists among global 3PL partners. Determining how those attributes may be used to amp-up logistics and supply chain performance is a demanding task, but one well worth doing. Our resident consultant suggests that it’s time for a more rigorous, holistic approach to the process.
Posted 03/01 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
If you’re one of the more than 70,000 shippers who are getting their daily logistics and freight transportation news on logisticsmgmt.com, you’re well aware of the number of new trade agreements being inked that will make it easier for U.S. organizations to not only source product from emerging markets, but also open the door to deliver goods into quickly growing consumer bases.
Posted 02/24 · 10:35 AM · LM Editorial
Panjiva said that this marks the worst start to a new year since it began tracking this data in 2007.
Posted 02/24 · 09:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
Working with research partner, The Economist Intelligence Unit, the IBM Institute for Business Value surveyed 1,023 global procurement executives from 41 countries in North America, Europe and Asia.
Posted 02/19 · 09:02 AM · LM Editorial
More than 800 professionals from across the air freight supply chain will gather in New Orleans in two weeks to discuss trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of the air cargo industry at the industry's premier conference and trade show, AirCargo 2015.
Posted 02/16 · 01:39 PM · LM Editorial
Air Cargo 2015 – the annual industry event staged in New Orleans next month – promises to yield a great deal of exclusive market intelligence, says Brandon Fried Executive Director, The Airforwarders Association.
Posted 02/11 · 12:20 PM · LM Editorial
Even with the months-long labor dispute between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union still in full effect, with the possibility of a full-blown West Coast port shutdown rising, the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates issued today is calling for import volume growth at U.S-based container retail ports.
Posted 02/04 · 02:12 PM · MMH Editorial
Growth expected to outperform the 2008-2013 period across the globe; China decelerates as North America follows rising food, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical production.
Posted 02/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
Reverse logistics can represent a significant chunk of supply chain cost—and it’s typically not very well managed. Our resident consultant suggests that it’s time for savvy logistics operations to manage reverse as an integral part of supply chain management to improve efficiency and reduce cost.
Posted 01/27 · 10:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
New standards and maturing market approaches provide tools to manage some of the biggest uncertainties and trade-offs of alternative fuels.