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 11/11 · 10:43 AM · LM Editorial
On the heels of record-breaking volumes in September and October, the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates expects import cargo volumes at United States-based retail container ports to slow down in November.
Posted 11/04 · 09:37 AM · SCMR Editorial
KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, has acquired the Global Trade Management (GTM) Practice of EntryPoint Consulting LLC, an industry leader in providing SAP Global Trade Services (SAP GTS) technology and business consulting services to multinationals across industries.
Posted 10/27 · 03:09 PM · MMH Editorial
Woes of eurozone’s largest economy threaten U.S. growth, overshadow confidence in global economic recovery.
Posted 10/20 · 03:39 PM · LM Editorial
Southern California shippers are getting a break on container dwell expenses for the next ten days as the Port of Long Beach announced that it had added an extra three days to the time that overseas import containers can remain on the docks without charge.
Posted 10/20 · 11:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
U.S. shippers have been assured by a variety of governmental agencies that cargo vessels of Liberian Registry are no more vulnerable to carrying the Ebola virus than vessels sailing under other Flags of Convenience.
Posted 10/15 · 08:24 PM · SCMR Editorial
A brick-and-mortar store is a major benefit to consumers who want to return orders
Posted 10/15 · 08:05 AM · LM Editorial
Port staff was directed by the full Harbor Commission at the urging of Slangerup to come up with a proposal within 30 days to obtain additional chassis.
Posted 10/13 · 08:53 AM · LM Editorial
DHL Global Forwarding, a subsidiary of global express delivery and logistics services provider DHL, recently announced it is taking several steps to respond to global trade growth with various freight capacity initiatives designed to support shippers.
Posted 10/10 · 10:42 AM · LM Editorial
When it comes to the themes of higher than usual import volumes at United States-based retail container ports–for a few different reasons–the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates did not disappoint.
Posted 10/08 · 03:12 PM · LM Editorial
U.S. shippers looking for container space for outbound commodities will soon face higher rate structures.