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 04/19 · 01:00 PM · LM Editorial
A new piece of bipartisan legislation rolled out this week by Representatives Chip Cravaack (R-MN) and Tim Bishop (D-NY), entitled H.R. 4350, the Safe Skies Act of 2012, ensures that “pilot rest requirements apply to all air cargo operations.”
Posted 04/19 · 10:43 AM · SCMR Editorial
Ocean carrier spokesmen said this demonstrates “a strong commitment” by the industry to drive major improvements in efficiency and customer experience
Posted 04/17 · 09:50 AM · LM Editorial
FedEx said this morning it is in discussions about a potential plan to acquire TATEX, a France-based B2B express transportation company focused on heavy shipments. This potential deal follows FedEx’ early April acquisition of Poland-based courier company Opek Sp.Z o.o.
Posted 04/17 · 09:28 AM · LM Editorial
Mc-Kinney Moeller, the visionary leader of A.P. Moller-Maersk, passed on this week at the age of 98 leaving a proud legacy of unprecedented achievement
Posted 04/17 · 08:17 AM · LM Editorial
Drewry will incorporate the additional KPIs into a new quarterly report, the details of which will be announced later this month
Posted 04/16 · 08:01 PM · LM Editorial
The value of goods shipped abroad by California businesses in February reached $12.85 billion
Posted 04/16 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
Zepol Corporation reported last week that U.S. import shipment volume for March, measured in TEUs, increased 11.9 percent from February
Posted 04/12 · 01:01 PM · LM Editorial
Imports were up 9.34 percent at 324,758 TEU, and exports saw a 2.43 percent decline at 188,155 TEU.
Posted 04/12 · 11:16 AM · LM Editorial
Coming off a decline in global trade activity, due in part to the Chinese New Year, from January to February, things took a turn for the better from February to March, according to data from Panjiva.
Posted 04/12 · 08:56 AM · LM Editorial
In an effort to augment challenges pertaining to over-the-road cross-border shipping, UPS said this week it has rolled out UPS Cross Border Connect, which it described as a ground freight service between the United States and Mexico focused on easing heavyweight freight supply chain challenges for companies investing in cross-border trade.