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.

29th Annual Quest for Quality Awards: Air carriers have no pain, no gain

Posted 08/01 · 10:18 PM · LM Editorial
As if navigating the Great Recession, earthquakes, tsunamis, terrorist threats, revolutions, volcanos, and high fuel prices over the past 24 months wasn’t enough, along comes the European economic crisis to tug on the wings of world’s leading air cargo carriers.

University of Tennessee refines its focus on future of logistics management

Posted 08/01 · 08:14 AM · LM Editorial
In its ongoing quest to help U.S. multinationals remain competitive in the global marketplace, the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute recently convened its private sector “advisory board” in Chicago for a one-day forum

Pearson on Excellence: Essential capabilities for emerging markets

Posted 08/01 · 08:00 AM · LM Editorial
In last month’s column, we presented some dramatic research insights about emerging markets. By 2020, 57 percent of the world’s economic growth could come from emerging markets. Emerging market household incomes are expected to increase by a total of $8.5 trillion between 2010 and 2020. And if emerging-market-to-emerging-market (E2E) exports continue to increase at their current rate, they will outpace developed-country-to-developed-country (D2D) volumes by 2013.

Report: EU extends time period for review of UPS’s acquisition of TNT Express

Posted 07/31 · 09:28 AM · LM Editorial
A recent Bloomberg report stated that European Union (EU) regulators have extended their review of UPS’s bid to acquire Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator for $6.28 billion by ten working days until December 12.
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C.H. Robinson opens up Rotterdam office

Posted 07/27 · 09:25 AM · LM Editorial
Company officials said that temperature-controlled transport is one of the fastest-growing business segments for it in Europe, adding that it will spur future expansion of these services throughout the continent.

UPS Keeps Footing in Shaky Economy

Posted 07/24 · 09:46 AM · SCMR Editorial
Second quarter revenue for transportation and parcel giant UPS was up 1.2 percent annually at $13.35 billion

Logistics managers will still face global sourcing challenges this year

Posted 07/24 · 09:33 AM · LM Editorial
In today’s “world flash” update, analysts said that all the key economies of the world have slowed down, almost simultaneously.

Global Supply Chains Still in a Pinch, Say IHS Economists

Posted 07/24 · 09:29 AM · SCMR Editorial
A “synchronized deceleration" in the global economy will have larger implications for the supply chain, said IHS Global Insight.
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Panjiva data shows global trade growth from May to June at a reduced rate

Posted 07/23 · 02:25 PM · SCMR Editorial
As was the case from April to May, global trade activity showed growth, albeit at a slower rate than earlier in the year, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.

Panjiva data shows global trade growth from May to June at a reduced rate

Posted 07/23 · 02:13 PM · MMH Editorial
As was the case from April to May, global trade activity showed growth, albeit at a slower rate than earlier in the year, according to data from Panjiva
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