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 01/19 · 09:14 AM · SCMR Editorial
IHS Global Insight expects growth in China to slow to 6.3% in 2016, fueled by modestly lower industrial growth and a larger deceleration in services.
Posted 01/18 · 10:08 AM · LM Editorial
Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
Posted 01/14 · 02:44 PM · SCMR Editorial
Greybeard Advisors is Named a Top Strategic Sourcing Consultancy by Kennedy Consulting
Posted 01/11 · 05:00 PM · SCMR Editorial
In a move coinciding with increased ocean shipping complexity, INTTRA has announced that it will collaborate with JDA Software Group Inc. to offer shippers a more transparent management system.
Posted 01/08 · 02:54 PM · LM Editorial
The most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates expects retail import volumes to tail off during the first quarter of 2016, with the holiday shipping season complete.
Posted 01/05 · 09:25 AM · SCMR Editorial
Preliminary traffic figures for the month of November released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) indicate that air cargo markets remained weak.
Posted 01/04 · 10:29 AM · LM Editorial
An ongoing lackluster economic outlook remains intact for Northern Europe, according to the most recent edition of the “Global Port Tracker: North Europe Trade Outlook” by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 01/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
New developments in global trade (TTP, T-TIP, ACE) will play a significant role in 2016, making an impact on a wide spectrum of U.S. shippers. Analysts contend that those who are properly prepared can make substantial gains this year—while those who lag behind may run into unanticipated grief.
Posted 12/24 · 09:47 AM · MMH Editorial
Talent tops list of drivers of global manufacturing competitiveness.
Posted 12/23 · 10:28 AM · SCMR Editorial
When financial performance tumbled well below the expectations of shareholders at a US-based manufacturer of industrial parts, the new head of supply chain saw ways to make the supply chain part of the solution.