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 03/09 · 03:47 PM · SCMR Editorial
In the most recent edition of its quarterly report, entitled Intersections, consultancy PwC noted that fourth quarter merger and acquisition activity within the transportation and logistics sector was steady overall, while full-year deal making activity in 2014 was on the slower side as it was near a ten-year low.
Posted 03/05 · 04:32 PM · SCMR Editorial
DHL today rolled out its plans to build an $85 million EUR ($93 million USD) DHL Express South Asia Hub, which will be a 24-hour express hub facility within the Changi Airfreight Center at the Singapore Changi Airport.
Posted 03/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
Thanks to the complications introduced by global trade, shippers are getting more strategic in their import/export approaches. In fact, more shippers are being forced away from spreadsheet-based compliance and adopting global trade management (GTM) solutions to get a better view into this increasingly intricate process.
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.