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 05/07 · 11:19 AM · LM Editorial
Growth is anticipated in the coming months at U.S. retail container ports despite some looming challenges along the way, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
Posted 05/06 · 09:28 AM · LM Editorial
Data released by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed an improvement in global trade activity from February to March after a lackluster February.
Posted 05/05 · 12:15 PM · MMH Editorial
Film showcasing American competitiveness to be screened in facility tours nationwide on Oct. 3, 2014.
Posted 05/05 · 07:45 AM · SCMR Editorial
As the situation in Ukraine continues to deteriorate, many of us in the global supply chain community are keeping close watch.
Posted 05/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
As the EU slowly recovers from its economic doldrums, member nations vie for U.S. investment and logistical services while shippers increase their willingness to enlarge operations on the continent.
Posted 05/01 · 11:01 AM · SCMR Editorial
Are you struggling with cost management? Or, are you striving for cost leadership? It is more than a difference in semantics.
Posted 04/29 · 11:13 AM · MMH Editorial
Global, BRIC business optimism also rise sharply.
Posted 04/24 · 12:54 PM · SCMR Editorial
As Prime Minister Abe and President Obama meet this week, shippers may expect to hear mainstream media reports of opposition to the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. But free trade advocates in both countries maintain that this an opportunity that may not surface again.
Posted 04/24 · 09:01 AM · LM Editorial
UPS today released first quarter 2014 results, noting that fierce storms early in the year hurt their earnings.
Posted 04/22 · 09:24 AM · LM Editorial
Last year at this time, retailers were relieved to learn that a tentative agreement on a new labor contract had been reached by dockside labor and management on the U.S. East and Gulf coasts. But not without considerable blood on the floor.