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 11/16 · 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
Posted 11/11 · 12:32 PM · LM Editorial
The U.S. military lost little time in responding to Typhoon Haiyan with humanitarian relief. But not all the associated challenges are related to logistics.
Posted 11/11 · 12:08 PM · SCMR Editorial
Stormpulse, Inc., a weather intelligence company, announced it will expand its focus beyond the tracking of weather related business threats with the launch of “Riskpulse, risk management software as a service (Saas) package.
Posted 11/11 · 10:50 AM · LM Editorial
Trade experts say cultural dissonance may continue to complicate the relationship
Posted 11/11 · 09:12 AM · SCMR Editorial
Chinese are much less direct in their communication than Westerners. In business dealings, you must watch for indirect signals and the context of the situation.
Posted 11/08 · 01:35 PM · LM Editorial
In a move geared towards bringing more volume to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) in 2014, the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners said yesterday it has signed off on an incentive program that will reward shipping lines bringing new container business into POLA.