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Posted 11/27 · 01:18 PM · LM Editorial
Bringing sourcing closer to home—also commonly referred to as near shoring—a practice used by shippers to reduce distance, production, and delivery of their products, may be again gaining some momentum, according to research from BDP International.
Posted 11/23 · 11:32 AM · SCMR Editorial
As China goes through its industrial revolution, there is a startling expansion of the middle class.
Posted 11/21 · 09:56 AM · LM Editorial
CargoWise, announced Mexican freight forwarder Evolucion Logistics has adopted a hosted version of ediEnterprise in its head office following an implementation process.
Posted 11/19 · 10:07 AM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by the European Commissioner for Climate Action suspending the inclusion of international aviation in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
Posted 11/16 · 01:55 PM · LM Editorial
Earlier this week, media reports indicated that the European Union (EU) will implement a one-year “freeze” on its costly emissions trading scheme (ETS) that would impose new emissions taxes on U.S. and the United States and other nations’ air carriers flying into and out of the EU.
Posted 11/15 · 01:12 PM · SCMR Editorial
most of the companies are expanding operations in China. Why? Because China is by far, the largest target market on the planet for just about everything.
Posted 11/15 · 01:07 PM · SCMR Editorial
October retail sales data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) were down sequentially and up annually.
Posted 11/15 · 11:34 AM · LM Editorial
Despite the disruptive weather-related events caused by Hurricane Sandy, specifically in the Northeast region of the United States import volume growth continues to grow at a relatively strong pace, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 11/15 · 11:30 AM · SCMR Editorial
When the NITL’s 105th annual meeting & TransComp exhibition convened in Anaheim earlier this week, there was considerable attention paid to the pending expansion of the Panama Canal. Shippers learned that West Coast ports will not remain complacent.
Posted 11/14 · 04:12 PM · SCMR Editorial
Pricewaterhouse Coopers reported that even with a difficult global economy, transportation and logistics activity in the third quarter was strong.