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 05/05 · 08:10 AM · SCMR Editorial
In a joint release issued by the companies last week, FedEx and TNT said they “are making timely progress on its preparations for the Offer."
Posted 05/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
Forwarders who specialize in the controlled temperature marketplace are facing more regulations now than ever. But by bringing new technology into the fore, they can quickly meet compliance standards and differentiate their service. Here’s some advice for shippers looking to solve the “cold chain” challenge with the help of a third party.
Posted 04/30 · 07:58 AM · SCMR Editorial
The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015), which is widely regarded as progressive legislation to modernize and renew U.S. Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), has gained the support of prominent shipper associations—as well it should.
Posted 04/30 · 07:53 AM · LM Editorial
The recent Iranian seizure of a cargo vessel in the Strait of Hormuz has created a national security problem for the United States
Posted 04/29 · 03:44 PM · SCMR Editorial
If the shipping community needed one more reason for eliminating “Flags of Convenience,” this may certainly be the one demanding our immediate attention.
Posted 04/28 · 01:27 PM · LM Editorial
With congestion issues and seaport gridlocks plaguing the transportation industry, air freight volumes are back on the rise. According to JLL’s annual Airport Outlook Report, global air cargo saw a 4.5 percent annual increase in 2014 and the forecast calls for 5 percent growth in 2015.
Posted 04/28 · 01:11 PM · MMH Editorial
Since 2003, when the U.S. lost 140,000 manufacturing jobs to offshoring, last year saw a net gain of more than 10,000 jobs.
Posted 04/28 · 07:24 AM · SCMR Editorial
With congestion issues and seaport gridlocks plaguing the transportation industry, air freight volumes are back on the rise.
Posted 04/24 · 01:16 PM · MMH Editorial
Forum founder discusses challenges and opportunities.
Posted 04/22 · 03:42 AM · SCMR Editorial
A recent survey conducted by APQC indicates that many organizations have been affected by various types of IT disruptions within the last two years.