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 10/08 · 09:41 AM · SCMR Editorial
National Retail Federation is not alarmed...yet.
Posted 10/08 · 09:27 AM · LM Editorial
A moderate economic recovery and a United States federal government shutdown do not appear to be enough to prevent holiday season-related import activity from posting an annual gain, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
Posted 10/08 · 09:22 AM · SCMR Editorial
The combination of financial necessity and commercial reality is further forcing ocean carriers to shed their logistics offerings and return to their core competencies.
Posted 10/02 · 08:47 AM · SCMR Editorial
According to IHS Global Insight economists, the manufacturing sector is looking better, but not that good.
Posted 10/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
With new, complex regulatory obstacles on the horizon, our panel says that improving relationships with intermediaries should be a top priority for global shippers heading into 2014. Want to stay ahead of the game? It’s time to listen up.
Posted 10/01 · 08:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
Fourth annual survey of 750 executives finds that, having gained board-level attention and a wider remit, supply chain leaders need to invest in talent to ensure they can meet heightened expectations.
Posted 09/30 · 06:56 PM · LM Editorial
Posted 09/30 · 08:38 AM · SCMR Editorial
The message seems to be tops-down with leadership and power at the pinnacle and the people at the bottom.
Posted 09/25 · 08:08 AM · LM Editorial
American Worldwide Agencies (AWA), a global network of freight forwarders and agents, recently announced that it is partnering with Australian e-commerce company Qannu to provide it with direct-to-consumer internet shopping service.
Posted 09/25 · 08:06 AM · LM Editorial
Sixty-seven percent of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers say their departments are more focused on building collaborative relationships with suppliers than on obtaining the lowest costs, according to a new survey by Consero Group.