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 02/24 · 09:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
Working with research partner, The Economist Intelligence Unit, the IBM Institute for Business Value surveyed 1,023 global procurement executives from 41 countries in North America, Europe and Asia.
Posted 02/19 · 09:02 AM · LM Editorial
More than 800 professionals from across the air freight supply chain will gather in New Orleans in two weeks to discuss trends, challenges, opportunities and the future of the air cargo industry at the industry's premier conference and trade show, AirCargo 2015.
Posted 02/16 · 01:39 PM · LM Editorial
Air Cargo 2015 – the annual industry event staged in New Orleans next month – promises to yield a great deal of exclusive market intelligence, says Brandon Fried Executive Director, The Airforwarders Association.
Posted 02/11 · 12:20 PM · LM Editorial
Even with the months-long labor dispute between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union still in full effect, with the possibility of a full-blown West Coast port shutdown rising, the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates issued today is calling for import volume growth at U.S-based container retail ports.
Posted 02/04 · 02:12 PM · MMH Editorial
Growth expected to outperform the 2008-2013 period across the globe; China decelerates as North America follows rising food, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical production.
Posted 02/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
Reverse logistics can represent a significant chunk of supply chain cost—and it’s typically not very well managed. Our resident consultant suggests that it’s time for savvy logistics operations to manage reverse as an integral part of supply chain management to improve efficiency and reduce cost.
Posted 01/27 · 10:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
New standards and maturing market approaches provide tools to manage some of the biggest uncertainties and trade-offs of alternative fuels.
Posted 01/20 · 09:24 AM · SCMR Editorial
Charles Clowdis, managing director, transportation advisory services, IHS Global Insight shares his views on the current state of air cargo in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.
Posted 01/20 · 09:13 AM · SCMR Editorial
Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., senior analyst at Mercator International LLC, shares his observations on the energy sector in this exclusive interview with Supply Chain Management Review.
Posted 01/19 · 10:09 AM · LM Editorial
Container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 6 percent in 2014 over the previous year, with total volumes reaching 8,340,065 Twenty-Foot-Equivalent Units (TEU). It was the third busiest year in the Port’s history, just behind 8.4 million TEUs in 2007 and 8.5 million TEUs in 2006.