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 12/14 · 10:38 AM · LM Editorial
Shifts in inventory management by retailers appear to have made an impact on import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted 12/12 · 09:18 PM · LM Editorial
California's export trade fell prey to sluggish overseas demand in October but still managed to record a 24th straight month of overall growth
Posted 12/07 · 09:11 PM · LM Editorial
Even if government intervention averts a banking crisis it is unlikely that Europe will avoid a brief recession, maintain air cargo analysts
Posted 12/07 · 08:50 PM · LM Editorial
The immediate short-term outlook is dim, said analysts
Posted 12/06 · 05:11 PM · LM Editorial
Thanks to a vibrant supply chain and solid strategic planning the nation’s semiconductor industry is going strong.
Posted 12/06 · 04:55 PM · LM Editorial
Traditional rivals, MSC and CMA CGM, are changing course now to work together as operating partners in several key trade lanes
Posted 12/06 · 09:13 AM · LM Editorial
This new offering uses ferries, rail, and trucks transporting 12-foot containers, with goods picked up from one of several China-based locations
Posted 12/05 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Oakland is making a public appeal to prevent a loose coalition of anarchists from shutting it down next week
Posted 12/04 · 08:56 PM · LM Editorial
The latest disruption of services comes as shippers are anticipating the impact of a widespread “Occupy Movement” shutdown of all port operations on the U.S. West Coast on December 12
Posted 12/01 · 01:19 PM · SCMR Editorial
With its eye on further expanding its rapidly growing global healthcare business, UPS announced today it has agreed to purchase Pieffe Group, an Italy-based pharmaceutical logistics company.