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 01/01 · 05:44 PM · LM Editorial
While analysts say rates across the board are forecast to be fairly level compared to what shippers have seen over the past two years, they add that there are a number of unanswered economic and regulatory questions that could greatly affect rates if suddenly resolved.
Posted 01/01 · 01:49 PM · LM Editorial
When it comes to the oil and fuel markets, it’s been quite a year. On the supply side, the biggest story was the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
region uprising epitomized by the Libyan revolt that led to the death of Muammar Gadaffi and the shuttering of 1.6 million barrels of daily oil production.
Posted 01/01 · 12:18 PM · LM Editorial
A flurry of new trade agreements should signal greater opportunity for U.S. importers and exporters. But this means that another layer of compliance complexity has been introduced. How will today’s global shippers deal with the new risk/reward scenario?
Posted 01/01 · 10:24 AM · LM Editorial
Our January issue features one of our most anticipated reports, Logistics Management
’s Annual Rate Outlook. Not only has it traditionally been one of our best-read reports—second online only to our Annual Salary Survey—but over the past seven years the related webcast has attracted thousands of shippers looking for insight into what the coming year may hold in terms of rates and capacity.
Posted 12/30 · 11:13 AM · LM Editorial
There's an ancient Chinese legal concept known as “Lian Zuo” or the “Five Degrees of Culpability."
Posted 12/30 · 10:45 AM · LM Editorial
Although its economic recovery got off to a lackluster start, California has recently started to outpace the United States
Posted 12/28 · 10:43 AM · LM Editorial
Despite economic challenges in the U.S., now is the time for calculated risk.
Posted 12/28 · 10:32 AM · LM Editorial
A new survey shows more needs to be done to educate small- and mid-sized businesses on the potential of engaging in global trade.
Posted 12/27 · 01:52 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Baltimore – which has been gaining U.S. market share over the past two years – announced that yet another major ocean cargo carrier will be calling in 2012
Posted 12/27 · 11:46 AM · LM Editorial
Competition on the Asia-Europe trade will get even more intense next year as carriers are to restructure their networks and reshape their alliance partnerships, with more capacity additions on the horizon.