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 11/11 · 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.
Posted 11/06 · 11:22 AM · LM Editorial
BDP officials said that it is one of a small number logistics service providers were approved by Dubai Exports to provide world class, value added services and capabilities to Dubai-based exporters and solidifies BDP as a leading provider of logistics services on the Gulf Region.
Posted 11/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
In today’s dynamic global marketplace, increasing logistics flexibility is critical as shippers look for greater collaboration with their third-party providers on the way to seamless integration of supply chain activities.
Posted 11/01 · 03:47 PM · SCMR Editorial
Globalization of business services requires dramatic changes to improve visibility of management information, in part through expanded use of automation. But most companies lag far behind in this area
Posted 11/01 · 03:43 PM · SCMR Editorial
In a recent study, Hackett found that less than half have near real-time visibility into customer information and business volumes, and even fewer have the same level of visibility into supplier spend, working capital, financial performance and forecasts, and risk.
Posted 11/01 · 03:30 PM · SCMR Editorial
While port management is mindful of wildcat actions slowing commerce at its gateways, a new strategy may mitigate that risk.
Posted 11/01 · 03:25 PM · SCMR Editorial
The recent progress made in transport infrastructure legislation speaks volumes about the cooperation of logistics and supply chain community stakeholders.
Posted 11/01 · 03:19 PM · LM Editorial
The recent progress made in transport infrastructure legislation speaks volumes about the cooperation of logistics and supply chain community stakeholders. They, too, seem to reading from the same sheet of music on this issue.
Posted 10/31 · 03:41 PM · SCMR Editorial
Over the past few years, changing trade dynamics have placed a greater focus on emerging countries.