Posted 03/01 · 09:43 AM · LM EditorialToday, fuel and capacity issues continue to loom large for air cargo carriers, while shippers are being told that tactical adjustments, especially in the growing Intra-Asia trade, will need to be made at a moment’s notice as carriers re-adjust their networks.
Posted 03/01 · 09:14 AM · LM EditorialGiven the escalating offshore labor and energy costs, hemispheric trade has never been more attractive to U.S. shippers. But are they prepared with the global trade management strategies needed to navigate this regulatory landscape? Our panel weighs the risks and rewards of doing business with Canada and Mexico.
Posted 03/01 · 08:25 AM · LM EditorialThe International Air Transport Association announced international scheduled traffic results for January showing a 9.1 percent growth in air freight compared to January 2010
Posted 02/28 · 07:36 AM · LM EditorialA dramatic example of how supply chain transparency and the “known shipper” rule fights terrorism was on public display last week as Con-way Freight helped the FBI foil a jihadist plot.
Posted 02/24 · 05:35 PM · LM EditorialThe Agriculture Transportation Coalition is asking its members to share information on ocean carrier practice regarding Entry Summary Declaration
Posted 02/24 · 07:00 AM · LM EditorialKate Vitasek, Pete Moore, and Bonnie Keith, members of the University of Tennessee's center for Executive Education share their five steps and a series of tips to improve your outsourcing relationship right from the start.
Posted 02/24 · 01:06 AM · LM EditorialAs the global trade engine kicks back into gear, new demands for electronic notifications and the need for better, more efficient trade compliance are buoying the global trade management market. Are you prepared to harness your organization’s global opportunities?
Posted 02/24 · 12:00 AM · LM EditorialThe Panama Canal expansion - expected to be complete by 2014 - has seaports throughout the hemisphere readying for a new competitive landscape. For most, that means offering value-added services designed to move inbound goods faster than ever before. Here’s where the preparations currently stand.
Posted 02/23 · 09:44 PM · SCMR EditorialThe world’s three largest container shipping companies have decided to cooperate in the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. According to The Global Insititute of Logistics in New York, the cooperation between CMA CGM, MSC and Maersk Line includes information exchange on safety measures, piracy policies and procedures as well as coordination to ensure the issue is addressed with all relevant stakeholders
Posted 02/23 · 01:58 PM · LM EditorialIn response to customer demand, FedEx subsidiary FedEx Express said this week it is adding new services focused on earlier delivery of freight shipments.