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 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.
Posted 11/16 · 10:52 AM · SCMR Editorial
Improved economic fundamentals will drive an acceleration in 2014 growth, said IHS Global Insight economists.
Posted 11/16 · 10:28 AM · SCMR Editorial
E2open joins many leading, global businesses that have earned the prestigious ISO 27001 certification, including Amazon, Microsoft, and Salesforce.com
Posted 11/15 · 09:22 AM · LM Editorial
The Netherlands-based company said today that CEO Marv Schlanger will retire on January 2, 2014 and will be replaced by Xavier Urbain, a former executive at Kuehne+Nagel.
Posted 11/12 · 02:33 PM · LM Editorial
Even with the government shutdown and a downwardly revised annual forecast, activity at United States-based retail container ports continued on a growth path and expected to continue that way through the end of the year, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
Posted 11/11 · 07:45 PM · SCMR Editorial
An incentive program that will reward shipping lines bringing new container business is now in place