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 01/08 · 11:26 AM · LM Editorial
While many large retailers were expressing relief that the “fiscal cliff” had been avoided last week, smaller shippers were less than content
Posted 01/08 · 10:51 AM · SCMR Editorial
Last week we noted that retailers were expressing relief that the “fiscal cliff” had been avoided. The impact of such a threat, however, has yet to be measured.
Posted 01/02 · 11:19 AM · SCMR Editorial
The National Retail Federation today welcomed an agreement reached between the White House and Congress on a plan to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Posted 12/31 · 07:58 AM · LM Editorial
As we approach a new year, shippers will no doubt reflect upon the many challenges and opportunities they faced in 2012.
Posted 12/24 · 03:12 PM · LM Editorial
The reshaping of the global air cargo industry over the past 12 months has been dramatic, with enterprising Asia Pacific carriers at the forefront of developments, said Andrew Herdman, executive director, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines
Posted 12/18 · 10:42 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics said this week it has signed a definitive agreement with Australia-based Brambles Limited, a provider of pallet, crate and container pooling solutions through the CHEP and IFCO brands, to sell its Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) groups, European Container Logistics and its Asia Pacific Pallecon business.
Posted 12/17 · 06:43 PM · SCMR Editorial
A potential labor strike by longshoremen along the US East and Gulf Coasts at the end of the year could have devastating economic consequences as inventory depletion, rerouting, hoarding, and price speculation ripple through supply chains of global companies, Marsh warned in a new report published last week.
Posted 12/17 · 02:36 PM · LM Editorial
Specific factors drive respective volumes gains and losses at the Port of Long each and Port of Los Angeles, respectively.
Posted 12/14 · 11:38 AM · SCMR Editorial
IDC Manufacturing Insights recently hosted a series of webinars highlighting its Top 10 Predictions for for manufacturing and the supply chain in the year ahead.
Posted 12/12 · 04:49 PM · LM Editorial
While Air cargo volumes have crept along at a snail’s pace during most of 2012. The year is apparently going to end without a push for last minute electronics and other higher value retail goods to fill the space on cargo planes to capacity.