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 02/20 · 06:22 PM · SCMR Editorial
According to spokesmen attending the current Retail Industry leaders Association’s (RILA) annual meeting in Dallas this week, logistics investments in Germany are on the rise in 2012, in part to meet growing retail demand
Posted 02/20 · 08:41 AM · LM Editorial
In a move to realign its business focus, AirNet Systems, Inc. express air cargo airline announced the launch of AirNet Cargo Charter Services
Posted 02/17 · 02:21 PM · LM Editorial
Reports out of Europe today are stating that Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, rejected an offer by UPS for TNT’s express business.
Posted 02/17 · 10:54 AM · LM Editorial
Total January volume was 474,960 TEU, which was down 3.9 percent annually.
Posted 02/16 · 06:01 PM · LM Editorial
Airlines in the Asia-Pacific region will take delivery of around 9,370 new aircraft over the next 20 years, according to the latest market forecast by Airbus
Posted 02/16 · 05:48 PM · LM Editorial
The uncertainty over the level of container freight rates in the next few months has severely disrupted trading on the freight futures market, said analysts at the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner.
Posted 02/16 · 11:49 AM · SCMR Editorial
Are today’s shippers more likely to “go global” by starting in Canada and Mexico before exploring more far flung markets? According to one influential analyst, the answer is a resounding “yes.”
Posted 02/16 · 11:13 AM · LM Editorial
February import cargo volume is expected to be down 6.8 percent on an annual basis, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 02/16 · 10:26 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider MIQ Logistics recently announced that it has bolstered its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) presence through an initiative centered on providing less-than-container (LCL) consolidation services from Istanbul, Turkey to New York.
Posted 02/15 · 07:03 PM · LM Editorial
Social critics of globalization have long characterized the container shipping industry as a villainous partner in the oppression of the world’s most needy. But here’s another example that counters that perception.