Posted 08/06 · 12:22 PM · SCMR EditorialBSR’s latest report examines the newest frontier of sustainability, outlining the opportunities for companies to deliver value to customers, society, and the planet by promoting sustainable consumption
Posted 08/06 · 11:25 AM · LM EditorialFollowing last month’s report which noted import cargo volumes at U.S.-based retail container ports would begin to decline in the coming months, the most recent Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates notes that 2010 volume is pegged to hit 14.5 million containers for a 15 percent annual increase.
Posted 08/05 · 09:02 AM · LM EditorialFedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm, recently announced it has opened offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Hamburg and Frankfurt, Germany.
Posted 08/05 · 08:52 AM · SCMR EditorialThe Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) has approved a $250 million working capital loan guarantee for Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.
Posted 08/04 · 01:28 PM · SCMR EditorialThe Detroit Regional Chamber and Michigan State University have unveiled a strategic plan to build the region into a global supply chain hub
Posted 08/03 · 09:18 AM · SCMR EditorialCapegemini Consulting tracks trade by quarter based on the latest available official data from national agencies of the 23 top countries in the global trade arena
Posted 08/02 · 03:45 PM · LM EditorialLate last week, Congress passed House passed the Airline Safety and Federal Aviation Administration Extension Act of 2010, which will extend FAA’s funding through September 30.
Posted 07/28 · 12:09 PM · SCMR EditorialA critical need for skills-savvy supply chain professionals is fueling a coordinated effort to increase the depth of talent and promote an abundance of career paths
Posted 07/28 · 08:47 AM · LM EditorialThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced international scheduled traffic statistics for June, showing continued strong demand growth as the industry recovers from the impact of the global financial crisis.
Posted 07/27 · 08:06 AM · SCMR EditorialThe American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), the Coalition of Service Industries (CSI) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) put forth a comprehensive approach today to double U.S. exports in five years – a key goal of President Obama’s.