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 11/04 · 07:47 AM · LM Editorial
The news comes as a relief to shippers, who as late as yesterday were worried about a prolonged disruption caused by the “Occupy Oakland” movement.
Posted 11/03 · 09:35 AM · LM Editorial
Three mechanics have been killed, causing dockworkers to cease discharging the boxes until the risk can be identified
Posted 11/03 · 09:13 AM · LM Editorial
According to port spokesmen, operations will not resume until “it is safe and secure to do so.”
Posted 11/01 · 04:38 PM · LM Editorial
The foremost specialty chemicals and materials company brought on a transformational logistics leader, shed its transportation and warehouse assets, and ramped up a rapid worldwide expansion. Here’s how it happened.
Posted 10/27 · 01:20 PM · LM Editorial
Container handling at Bangkok’s seaport has so far not been affected by the storm that has hit the Thai capital, although the Port Authority of Thailand is taking preventive action against the possibility of flash floods
Posted 10/27 · 09:43 AM · LM Editorial
Can Republicans and Democrats agree on anything? The American Association of Port Authorities certainly hopes so
Posted 10/26 · 01:46 PM · LM Editorial
With the United States manufacturing base accounting for roughly 11 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), domestic manufacturers are not only dealing with a declining base on the home front, they are also facing major disadvantages when it comes to doing business in the United States compared to global competitors.
Posted 10/26 · 12:07 PM · LM Editorial
Growth prospects in Northern Europe remain stalled, 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 10/25 · 03:27 PM · LM Editorial
In a move signaling future rate pressure in the nation’s most robust ocean cargo trade lane, Horizon Lines, Inc. announced it will discontinue its Five Star Express (FSX) trans-Pacific container shipping service between the U.S. West Coast, Guam and China
Posted 10/25 · 03:08 PM · LM Editorial
There's more than meets the eye in the EU carbon trading story unfolding this week