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 08/20 · 11:01 AM · SCMR Editorial
A.P. Moller-Maersk upped its 2013 profit forecast late last week, mainly due to the performance of its ocean cargo division, citing lower fuel costs and effective cost cutting measures
Posted 08/20 · 09:45 AM · LM Editorial
Spokesmen said that in the upcoming quarters Damco does not anticipate a major improvement in the market situation.
Posted 08/20 · 09:40 AM · SCMR Editorial
While the newly-appointed executive director of the Port of Oakland faces a host of new challenges, the Port of Long Beach is still searching for a replacement.
Posted 08/20 · 08:42 AM · SCMR Editorial
As it remains poised to extend its reach into emerging markets, global freight forwarder and logistics services provider Damco reports total revenues of $1,531 million for the first half of 2013 and a post tax operating loss of $2 million
Posted 08/19 · 04:16 PM · LM Editorial
The port of Oakland's executive director has many immediate and long-term challenges to deal with.
Posted 08/19 · 09:23 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently announced it took a majority equity position in Sweden-based Polar Logistics AB.
Posted 08/16 · 09:20 AM · LM Editorial
POLA July volumes-at 562,166 TEU-were down 1.48 percent annually in July, and POLB was up 7.6 percent at 562,166 TEU.
Posted 08/16 · 08:20 AM · SCMR Editorial
The latest market data for emerging markets derived from the Cambashi Country Observatory (Q2 2013) shows that, in 2012, technical application spending in emerging countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, plus Columbia, Indonesia, Turkey and Vietnam) grew 12% or $1.7 billion.
Posted 08/15 · 09:42 AM · SCMR Editorial
Cathy Roberson, an analyst with the London-based think tank Transport Intelligence, says “ocean is still the key,” for U.S. shippers in Latin America
Posted 08/15 · 09:36 AM · SCMR Editorial
Chile, Argentina, and Brazil all offer unique opportunities and challenges for supply chain managers