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 08/01 · 08:34 AM · LM Editorial
The mainstream business press is reporting that Asian financial markets are on the rebound as a consequence of news that the U.S. will avoid a default on its debt obligations. This was not the only story to celebrate this week, however.
Posted 07/28 · 11:21 AM · LM Editorial
An edict from the European Union (EU) focused on emissions reduction is drawing the ire of the United States Congress and the air cargo industry.
Posted 07/27 · 01:54 PM · LM Editorial
Given the uncertain nature of the economy, coupled with lessons learned from DHL Express in the U.S. and how it was forced to exit the U.S. market not all that long ago, this seems like the right move by Schenker. After all, should things improve, it can always come back with dedicated air cargo service here in the U.S.
Posted 07/27 · 10:59 AM · LM Editorial
UPS said this week that it has begun operating flights into Chengdu, China as part of an effort to expand its connections between Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Posted 07/26 · 02:27 PM · LM Editorial
FedEx officials said that this deal will allow FedEx Express to provide a wider range of domestic and international transportation and logistics offerings in Mexico
Posted 07/25 · 08:57 AM · LM Editorial
Less than a month after reports indicated that Deutsche Bahn was considering shuttering its United States-based DB Schenker Logistics, a third-party logistics, trucking, and airfreight services provider, Schenker Inc. said late last week it is making significant changes to its North American business model.
Posted 07/22 · 12:57 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Matson name represents ocean transportation, domestic and international rail intermodal service, long haul and regional highway brokerage, supply chain services, LTL transportation, specialized hauling, and company-operated warehousing and distribution
Posted 07/22 · 09:41 AM · LM Editorial
Green initiatives are finally taking hold in the final frontier of today’s supply chain: the warehouse.
Posted 07/21 · 10:55 PM · LM Editorial
Regarding Matson and its suite of services offered by the three entities – Matson Integrated Logistics, Matson Global and Matson America – the single brand will differentiate its
full range of services.
Posted 07/19 · 10:48 PM · LM Editorial
As fellow blogger – Mike Regan – notes in a recent fine article by Jeff Berman, “there has never been a period of volatility in fuel prices like there has been in the last year."