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 12/10 · 10:02 AM · LM Editorial
Boosted by some promising signs in the United States economy, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates is calling for a positive end to 2013 in terms of annual import growth at U.S.-based retail container ports.
Posted 12/09 · 10:43 AM · LM Editorial
The thesis of “better things to come in 2014” in North Europe remained intact, according to the most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 12/09 · 09:46 AM · LM Editorial
Recent developments demonstrate that the World Trade Organization is not such a dysfunctional entity after all.
Posted 12/04 · 12:19 PM · MMH Editorial
ORBIS RPM collaborates with Today IT to customize and deploy software that offers visibility of packaging throughout the global supply chain.
Posted 12/03 · 09:41 AM · SCMR Editorial
Japan’s 24 Hour Rule, the Advanced Filing Requirement (AFR), goes into effect on March 1, 2014 and the penalty phase will apply just 10 days later on March 10, 2014. This doesn’t leave much time for those who have not already begun the process of selecting a service provider and begun the process of developing internal procedures and training programs.
Posted 11/25 · 11:28 AM · LM Editorial
Panjiva reported that U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in October—at 1,178,389—were up 2 percent compared to September and up 19 percent annually.
Posted 11/21 · 11:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
Quality, Efficiency and Security Top Issues
Posted 11/21 · 10:57 AM · SCMR Editorial
The San Francisco Bay Area can easily lay claim to being the epicenter for supply chain sustainability, with scores of companies here united in a mission to make transportation cleaner and more efficient.
Posted 11/20 · 11:37 AM · MMH Editorial
Emerging markets are key targets of new initiatives, even as the number of executives considering near-shoring has tripled.
Posted 11/19 · 09:02 AM · LM Editorial
It is not a secret that high-tech supply chains are among the most fluid and complicated as they are faced with myriad challenges in getting their goods from production to purchase. These challenges and ways in which high-tech logistics executives address them were front and center in the fourth annual global UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey released today by UPS.