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 11/17 · 03:20 PM · LM Editorial
Spurred by strong export growth, October volumes at the Port of Los Angeles were solid on a year-over-year basis on the heels of an uneven September the month before.
Posted 11/17 · 12:10 PM · LM Editorial
After alarming declines from August to September, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, indicated that global trade activity showed a bit of a “leveling off” from September to October.
Posted 11/17 · 10:11 AM · LM Editorial
The National Retail Federation is reminding consumers that Free shipping isn’t free…but it works
Posted 11/16 · 09:28 AM · LM Editorial
The National Foreign Trade Council is among those groups now praising the progress made at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum this week on investment in environmental goods and services
Posted 11/15 · 12:43 PM · LM Editorial
The National Industrial Transportation League announced that the recipient of the 2011 Logistics Executive of the Year Award goes to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Ray LaHood.
Posted 11/15 · 10:29 AM · SCMR Editorial
A new UPS-sponsored survey suggests that high-tech manufacturers may be the first to decrease their dependence on China for sourcing
Posted 11/14 · 09:58 AM · LM Editorial
The League explores "slow steaming" alternatives as well as vessel redeployment scenarios
Posted 11/14 · 09:51 AM · LM Editorial
One priority goal the United States has pursued this year is to make the Asia-Pacific a seamless regional economy. Just how close this nation will come to achieving that will be made clear at the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers and Economic Leaders’ Meetings in Honolulu, Hawaii this week.
Posted 11/10 · 05:33 PM · LM Editorial
With several terminals closed at West Coast seaports due to Veterans Day, shippers are hoping that cargo operations will return to normal next week
Posted 11/10 · 10:09 AM · LM Editorial
One surprising finding in the UPS-sponsored "Change in the (Supply) Chain" survey was that sustainability ranked above well-known issues such as cost and responsiveness