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 09/25 · 08:42 PM · LM Editorial
Analysts with the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner, are advising shippers to cast a critical eye on ocean carrier promises for “daily cut-offs.”
Posted 09/25 · 08:05 PM · LM Editorial
Inbound figures provided by online market intelligence companies may be reliable, but they only tell part of the story
Posted 09/23 · 09:32 AM · LM Editorial
While the global economy remains firmly entrenched in a holding pattern, data from Panjiva showed a seasonal increase in the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments for the fourth time on the last five months.
Posted 09/22 · 10:14 AM · SCMR Editorial
The overall contraction in Eurozone manufacturing and services activity in September highlights the recent marked faltering in economic activity across the region
Posted 09/22 · 08:48 AM · LM Editorial
Concern that the United States will fail to maintain an adequate supply of the minerals needed to manufacture our most advanced products is gaining traction in Washington
Posted 09/21 · 08:45 PM · LM Editorial
Investment analysts greeted the news when UPS announced objectives for growing its revenue and profit over the next 3-to-5 years
Posted 09/21 · 07:24 PM · LM Editorial
In an exclusive interview, Unisys Corporation noted that it had reduced supply chain costs by an impressive 62 percent at Brazil’s major ocean cargo gateways
Posted 09/21 · 12:19 PM · LM Editorial
Third party logistics transportation services provider Exel, a wholly-owned entity Deutsche Post DHL, recently announced it plans to begin construction on a 250,000 square-foot distribution facility in Laredo, Texas.
Posted 09/21 · 08:23 AM · LM Editorial
The brighter picture painted by the International Air Transport Association contained some disappointing news as well. Asia Pacific carriers have been hit by a dramatic downturn compared to 2010.
Posted 09/20 · 09:23 AM · LM Editorial
Import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports are slowly beginning to see annual monthly gains as retailers prepare for the holiday shopping season, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.