Posted 03/16 · 09:20 AM · LM EditorialVolume gains continued on a steady pace at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach in February.
Posted 03/16 · 09:14 AM · LM EditorialWith the closing of three Japanese ports — Sendai, Hitachinaka and Kashima — some U.S. manufacturers and retailers may be opting for air cargo alternatives to meet shipping and sourcing deadlines.
Posted 03/15 · 09:34 AM · LM EditorialIn a letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, DeFazio expressed his concern about the plan to allow Mexican trucking companies to operate long-haul trucking operations in the U.S.
Posted 03/15 · 07:51 AM · SCMR EditorialWhile government and relief agencies are dealing with the ongoing health and safety consequences of Japan’s earthquake and subsequent tsunami, supply chain professionals are coping with the tremendous impact this has made on global shipping and sourcing.
Posted 03/14 · 04:15 PM · SCMR EditorialWhen Arrow Electronics Inc. announced that reverse logistics would be a new area of concentration for its global supply chain last January, there were still some details to be addressed.
Posted 03/14 · 02:17 PM · LM EditorialImport shipment volume for February, measured in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) decreased 9.94 percent from January and increased 9.03 percent over February 2010, reported Zepol Corporation, a trade intelligence company.
Posted 03/14 · 10:05 AM · LM EditorialWhile most of the world’s focus was on Japan’s response to its earthquake and related crisis, trade experts were quietly working behind the scenes in Washington last week to establish a long-term strategy for rebuilding that country’s economy.
Posted 03/14 · 08:19 AM · LM EditorialLogistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman had an opportunity to speak with Rubin McDougall, CFO of global 3PL CEVA, following the company’s strong fourth quarter and year-end earnings release.
Posted 03/11 · 02:02 PM · SCMR EditorialIf there was ever an event demonstrating the value of infrastructure investment, Japan’s preparation and quick response to the recent tsunamis proves it
Posted 03/11 · 09:46 AM · SCMR EditorialWhile it was not unexpected, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, indicated that the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments dropped 15 percent from January to February.