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 12/01 · 01:15 PM · LM 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.
Posted 12/01 · 12:30 AM · LM Editorial
Driven by the boom in shale oil production from the Bakken formation that straddles the Montana/North Dakota border, U.S. oil production has climbed steadily since 2008 after declining for 22 of the previous 23 years. This fact alone might lead logistics professionals to the conclusion that price relief is just around the corner. Well, it isn’t.
Posted 11/28 · 12:43 PM · LM Editorial
The financial crisis in Europe and overall economic uncertainty are continuing to extend the trend of flattish and slightly declining volumes, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 11/23 · 09:28 AM · SCMR Editorial
The 2011 GCI found that the 10 most connected countries are the Netherlands, Singapore, Ireland, Switzerland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium, Hong Kong (China) and Malta
Posted 11/22 · 08:36 PM · SCMR Editorial
A detailed country-by-country analysis of the flows that connect the world indicates that globalization is still not as advanced as most people believe
Posted 11/22 · 05:42 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Port of Los Angeles and the International Association of Ports and Harbors plan to develop incentive program strategies to participate in the Environmental Ship Index Program starting next year.
Posted 11/22 · 05:32 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Los Angeles is working with the International Association of Ports and Harbors to develop incentive program strategies to participate in the Environmental Ship Index Program starting in 2012.
Posted 11/22 · 09:56 AM · SCMR Editorial
Demand for warehousing space around major U.S airports has ramped up, according Jones Lang LaSalle’s third annual Port, Airport and Global Infrastructure report
Posted 11/21 · 08:36 PM · LM Editorial
As most diplomatic and trade activity grinds to a halt this holiday season, shippers should still keep their eyes on what is happening with NAFTA
Posted 11/21 · 01:31 PM · SCMR Editorial
Although most U.S. exporters may not need specific licenses to take part in the President’s? National Export Initiative, determining if that is the case can be very expensive.