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 06/15 · 09:54 AM · LM Editorial
As was the case in April, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, issued this week did not stick to its typical theme of flat or slight growth from April to May. Instead, it saw a fairly significant gain.
Posted 06/15 · 09:52 AM · LM Editorial
Last week’s U.S. House of Representatives rejection of Trade Promotion Authority is likely to mean that the Trans-Pacific Partnership will not be part of Obama’s leadership legacies.
Posted 06/11 · 01:09 PM · SCMR Editorial
Following a stretch of very modest retail sales gains in recent months, a more positive performance in May, based on data issued by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) could potentially pave the way for more meaningful gains in coming months.
Posted 06/10 · 03:47 PM · SCMR Editorial
International shippers in retail and manufacturing sectors may tap into new market intelligence on the regulatory landscape, spokesmen for FM Global announced today.
Posted 06/09 · 10:53 AM · LM Editorial
The most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates point to closer levels of normalcy at United States-based retail container ports on the heels of a recently inked West Coast port labor agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU).
Posted 06/09 · 08:24 AM · SCMR Editorial
As noted in today’s news section, a new study done by Hong Kong’s Standard Chartered Bank suggests that China’s status as world's leading manufacturer may be in decline.
Posted 06/09 · 08:08 AM · SCMR Editorial
According to a report from Hong Kong’s Standard Chartered Bank, world trade growth has been weak recently and the expansion of Global Supply Chains (GSCs) has lost momentum.
Posted 06/02 · 08:43 AM · SCMR Editorial
Ethical Corporation – the nine year old London-based business intelligence company for sustainability – notes in a new report that supply chain management's role in sustainability is becoming more key to strategic growth for most global companies.
Posted 06/02 · 08:21 AM · SCMR Editorial
In response the ongoing need for highly skilled supply chain management professionals, Amber Road recently launched “The Global Trade Academy” – concentrating on trade compliance rules and regulations.
Posted 06/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
Fueled by NAFTA, trade between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is booming. But not knowing the nuances and fine print can be costly for
U.S.-based business wishing to take advantage of burgeoning, neighboring markets. Here’s how to best play the NAFTA transportation game.