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 09/21 · 09:27 AM · LM Editorial
Staying abreast of developments that impact oil supply and demand helps shippers and carriers understand and plan for fuel price fluctuations; so the recent news coming out of Saudi Arabia must have left many in the logistics and transportation industry scratching their heads.
Posted 09/18 · 06:28 AM · LM Editorial
With Peak Season, or at least the semblance of it underway, August volumes at the nation’s two largest ports—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—were mixed in August.
Posted 09/17 · 03:49 PM · SCMR Editorial
The growth of U.S. exports, especially to countries such as China, has put a spotlight on the need for strategic inland ports across the United States, according to Jones Lang LaSalle in a new white paper exploring supply chain dynamics.
Posted 09/17 · 09:37 AM · SCMR Editorial
ASCE unveiled a new economic study late last week which makes a compelling argument for seaport investment.
Posted 09/17 · 09:28 AM · LM Editorial
The American Society of Civil Engineers unveiled a new economic study late last week which makes a compelling argument for seaport investment.
Posted 09/12 · 01:52 PM · SCMR Editorial
PwC’s new report identifies seven factors—including transportation and energy costs; currency fluctuations; U.S. market demand; labor costs; U.S. talent; availability of capital; and the tax and regulatory climate—as the primary catalysts influencing manufacturers' decisions to establish production facilities domestically and produce products closer to their major customer bases.
Posted 09/12 · 10:20 AM · LM Editorial
Company officials said the move should be completed during the first quarter of 2013
Posted 09/12 · 09:23 AM · LM Editorial
In a speech that should resonate with LM readers, UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis called on leaders in Washington, D.C., to prepare a bipartisan debt reduction plan by January.
Posted 09/12 · 09:05 AM · LM Editorial
In a move to take advantage of constituent “synergies,” GS1 US and the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association have signed a memorandum of understanding to merge their operations
Posted 09/11 · 10:20 AM · LM Editorial
While the links between piracy and terrorism have been questioned lately, the anniversary of 9/11 is an appropriate day to examine the ongoing issue