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 05/29 · 01:19 PM · LM Editorial
Company officials said that this deal represents the latest step in its strategy for profitable growth in Latin America, as well as enhance FedEx Express’ international and Brazil business offerings.
Posted 05/29 · 07:34 AM · LM Editorial
According to published reports, many large companies have made public plans to reshore portions of their manufacturing to the U.S. over the past two years, including Caterpillar, Nissan, NCR, Yamaha, Ford, and Electrolux. Earlier this year, both Boeing and GE said they were committed to moving parts of their offshore manufacturing capabilities back to the U.S.
Posted 05/29 · 07:29 AM · LM Editorial
The tide has begun to turn on the flow of manufacturing jobs from the U.S. to China and other low-cost countries, according to a new study from The Hackett Group, Inc.
Posted 05/25 · 02:41 PM · SCMR Editorial
With the cloud, there’s only one master copy of the information, which everyone involved can see.
Posted 05/18 · 09:20 AM · LM Editorial
The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said this week that it has set a December 3, 2012 deadline, which requires passenger air carriers to conduct 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights.
Posted 05/17 · 08:59 AM · LM Editorial
April volumes at the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were down 13 percent annually, according to data released by the port this week.
Posted 05/17 · 07:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
With the rise of the Chinese middle class and the enormous PRC government market, foreign companies see a huge new market opportunity to sell goods
Posted 05/16 · 08:05 AM · LM Editorial
Expectations for second quarter and into third quarter are not high as many providers expect little increase in freight at best
Posted 05/16 · 07:56 AM · SCMR Editorial
Based on commentary from transportation and logistics providers’ first quarter earnings, expectations for second quarter and into third quarter are not high as many providers expect little increase in freight at best.
Posted 05/15 · 01:41 PM · LM Editorial
April container volumes for the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) were markedly improved over March, with the port announcing that container volumes for the month represented the single best output for the month of April in POLA history.