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 08/11 · 03:29 PM · SCMR Editorial
While the U.S. economy may be languishing in inertia, California exporters racked up their 20th consecutive month of vigorous growth in June
Posted 08/11 · 02:02 PM · LM Editorial
In its quarterly statement to investors, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. announced that Matson would withdraw one of its two U.S.-China ocean carrier services.
Posted 08/11 · 08:20 AM · LM Editorial
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports will remain below last year’s levels for the remainder of the summer before seeing year-over-year gains again this fall as retailers begin to stock up for the holiday season.
Posted 08/10 · 04:13 PM · LM Editorial
In its monthly report on inbound shipments, Zepol Corporation noted that Maersk Line showed the highest number of recorded containers for the year
Posted 08/10 · 09:38 AM · LM Editorial
U.S. shippers may be “breathing a sigh of relief” that unemployment numbers are taking a step in the right direction. But the world’s largest retail trade association says much more needs to be done…and soon.
Posted 08/09 · 12:17 PM · LM Editorial
As noted in yesterday’s report, a new UPS survey of healthcare executives revealed some surprising facts about new trends global distribution. Subsequent interviews captured more information on reverse logistics.
Posted 08/09 · 12:00 PM · LM Editorial
In the wake of the contentious debt-ceiling vote, the U.S. Congress headed for its August recess without finalizing action on stalled free trade agreements (FTA) with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama. For U.S. exporters, the hope is that at the very least, a deal with Panama will be cut when Congress reconvenes.
Posted 08/08 · 04:02 PM · LM Editorial
As the current global workforce continues to remain in a fluid pattern of activity, logistics providers are reinventing themselves to provide value-added relocation services
Posted 08/08 · 01:00 PM · LM Editorial
Healthcare executives in the U.S., Europe and Asia are seeing both risks and opportunities as the pace of change in the healthcare industry accelerates globally, according to a new UPS survey
Posted 08/08 · 09:42 AM · LM Editorial
Shippers concerned about the viability of the Port of Los Angeles in the 21st Century are advised to read two compelling arguments recently posted on mainstream political sites