Posted 02/01 · 09:16 AM · LM EditorialFreight forwarders need to see “realizable and significant value” added to the airport-to-airport portion of the air cargo supply chain before making a commitment to e-commerce, said two major shipper associations.
Posted 02/01 · 09:05 AM · LM EditorialWhile the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is moving forward with an investigation of slow steaming practices in the transpacific, some analysts question whether it will even be an issue after the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Posted 01/24 · 04:35 PM · LM EditorialListen to Group Editorial Director Michael Levans, Executive Editor Patrick Burnson, and a panel of leading energy and transportation analysts as they give shippers an updated look at the key drivers behind the increasing transportation rates U.S. logistics professionals will face over the course of 2011.
Posted 01/24 · 01:25 PM · LM EditorialPricing across the transportation modes
Posted 01/14 · 04:47 PM · SCMR EditorialAs U.S. manufacturers begin to realign their supply chains with tactical and strategic initiatives, how will the recent recession inform their decisions?
Posted 01/14 · 10:20 AM · LM EditorialUpdated Incoterms, new trade agreements, and increasing demands for improvements in supply chain security are putting more pressure on global logistics managers. Our compliance expert offers an update on the evolving compliance scene and best practices for developing a “value chain” model for overcoming these challenges.
Posted 01/14 · 10:20 AM · LM EditorialLogistics Management’s sister publication, Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR), interviewed security expert Barry Brandman in its July/August 2003 issue, not long after the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. The threats to the security of supply chains have certainly not abated since that interview; if anything, they have only intensified.
Posted 01/13 · 03:40 PM · SCMR EditorialAre companies willing to spend money on new “solutions” when still reeling from the recent recession? Most of the industry events we attended last year suggest that the ROI expectations will remain high in the shipping community.
Posted 01/13 · 02:27 PM · LM EditorialThe recession may be just a dark memory for the Port of Los Angeles, which is reporting a year-over-year container surge of 16 percent in 2010
Posted 01/13 · 10:41 AM · LM EditorialAn 8 percent annual increase is expected at major United States-based retail container ports in January, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates. In November, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S. ports handled 1.23 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEU).