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 01/01 · 05:59 PM · LM Editorial
New Customs laws and regulations provide both significant challenges and opportunities for U.S. companies. Our experts outline a transactional checklist that will help shippers find their way.
Posted 12/18 · 11:58 AM · SCMR Editorial
Like other strategic functions in the enterprise, procurement’s role continues to evolve, and procurement leaders and organizations are now tasked with increasing responsibilities from addressing more complex spend categories to taking a more active role in managing risk and compliance.
Posted 12/17 · 05:25 AM · LM Editorial
The two largest ports in the United States—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—both reported volume gains for the month of November.
Posted 12/17 · 02:34 AM · LM Editorial
Trade ministers from 12 countries—including the US and Canada—failed to come to agreement at their final meeting in Singapore late last year on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Posted 12/11 · 10:10 AM · LM Editorial
New monthly report offers fresh insight into U.S. export and import container activity and trends
Posted 12/10 · 11:54 AM · SCMR Editorial
“Rethinking the Building Blocks of the Modern Supply Chain,” a recently-published white paper produced by E2open, posits the question: How do you manage demand you can’t predict with supply you don’t control?
Posted 12/10 · 11:15 AM · SCMR Editorial
The Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates is calling for a positive end to 2013.
Posted 12/10 · 11:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
Perhaps in our rush to take advantage of low cost manufacturing in China, we overlooked some of the costs.
Posted 12/10 · 10:02 AM · LM Editorial
Boosted by some promising signs in the United States economy, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates is calling for a positive end to 2013 in terms of annual import growth at U.S.-based retail container ports.
Posted 12/09 · 10:43 AM · LM Editorial
The thesis of “better things to come in 2014” in North Europe remained intact, according to the most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.