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Posted 04/08 · 10:44 AM · LM Editorial
With the months-long West Coast port labor dispute settled to a degree, it appears that the table is set for healthy annual gains at U.S-based retail container ports in April, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 04/07 · 08:44 AM · SCMR Editorial
While “modest” growth for 2015 is forecasted by most air cargo industry insiders, Wilmington, Ohio-based freighter lessor Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) is far more bullish.
Posted 04/03 · 12:28 PM · MMH Editorial
The global list's combined space under management up 6.5% from last year, North American list up 4%.
Posted 04/01 · 09:00 PM · LM Editorial
Consumer confidence is up, fuel costs are down, and trade is growing—all factors that are pulling the air cargo sector out of the doldrums. Our panel of industry experts examines the resurgence and shares how shippers can now work with carriers to mitigate risk and optimize their global supply chain operations.
Posted 04/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
While the European economy is combating the Greek debt crisis and the EU Commission is calling for unity, the transport and logistics industry is sticking to the motto: “business as usual”—now more than ever. How will the EU continue to develop economically and politically in an effort to tighten it’s relations with U.S. partners? The answer remains open.
Posted 04/01 · 02:57 PM · SCMR Editorial
Norway is ranked #1 in the Index as the country best suited for companies seeking to avoid disruptions in their global supply chain operations. Venezuela ranked last on the list of the 130 countries and territories listed. The three regions of the United States – East, Central and West – all rank in the top 25.
Posted 04/01 · 09:58 AM · LM Editorial
The new online offering is entitled “Vessels at a Glance” and is comprised of a daily update that shows all vessels at berth and anchor within POLB, as well as the Port of Los Angeles (POLA). It also includes information relating to vessel arrival and departure dates and length of stay in Long Beach, too, along with weekly updated charts that show the number of vessels at anchor at POLB and POLA that POLB officials said illustrate trends occurring over…
Posted 04/01 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
On January 1, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) revisions of their Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) went into effect. Many passengers have only had brief exposure to the complex rules that face aircraft operators.
Posted 03/30 · 04:20 PM · MMH Editorial
Research indicates percentage of women in senior positions in U.S. virtually unchanged since 2004, less than global average.
Posted 03/30 · 08:54 AM · SCMR Editorial
Supply chain managers reliant on global ocean carrier cargo services will be watching developments now underway in San Francisco this week with great interest.