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 06/11 · 09:49 AM · SCMR Editorial
Executives with the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association – an independent, not-for-profit association focused on global trade – is asking the supply chain community to consider contributing to a worthy cause this Father’s Day.
Posted 06/08 · 08:40 AM · SCMR Editorial
INTTRA, a portal-based ocean cargo technology provider, will be working with shipping analyst SeaIntel to produce a monthly report on key ocean carrier reliability measures
Posted 06/06 · 10:56 PM · LM Editorial
As the International Air Cargo Association readies itself for the Annual General Meeting in Beijing next week, analysts will be able to examine one of the few bright spots in global aviation.
Posted 06/05 · 10:32 AM · LM Editorial
Company officials said that the majority of these aircraft are currently parked and not in revenue service, adding that it will take a non-cash impairment charge of $134 million, which is $84 million net of tax and recorded in the fiscal fourth quarter of 2012.
Posted 06/04 · 09:12 AM · SCMR Editorial
There is still far more manufacturing moving offshore than onshore.
Posted 06/01 · 10:20 AM · LM Editorial
With the ongoing consolidation of air carriers, shippers are growing concerned about losing old relationships while having to forge new ones. Fortunately, freight intermediaries are helping them stay on course.
Posted 06/01 · 10:10 AM · LM Editorial
Forward logistics is the primary focus for shippers of all commodities, but fine-tuning the “reverse loop” is becoming more urgent. As high-end companies develop new revenue streams, reverse logistics and after sales services are proving to be valuable tools.
Posted 06/01 · 09:28 AM · LM Editorial
TSA officials said that this agreement will result in better communication sharing, stronger security, and more efficient air cargo transportation between the U.S. and the EU, which represents more then 1 million tons per year going to and from each continent and 20 percent of all EU outbound air cargo.
Posted 06/01 · 08:51 AM · LM Editorial
Brian pierce, chief economist at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), recently reported that there are mixed signals for air cargo shippers during this year and heading into next. Air cargo shippers need to be aware of the current and future challenges that are facing air carriers in order to better position themselves for the service levels and capacity they’ll need if their companies are going to compete on a global level.
Posted 06/01 · 08:40 AM · LM Editorial
As a logistics manager, understanding that oil and fuel prices are a function of supply and demand rather than the rogue actions of “evil speculators” is important.