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 01/09 · 11:30 AM · LM Editorial
As if U.S. West Coast ports didn’t have enough to worry about, a new competitor is surfacing South of the Border to challenge them.
Posted 01/09 · 11:09 AM · LM Editorial
The latest saga in the grounding of the cargo vessel, Rena, has the government of New Zealand taking emergency actions.
Posted 01/06 · 11:03 AM · LM Editorial
The total container capacity of ships deployed on liner trades grew by 7.3 percent in 2011 to reach 15.90 million TEU according to Alphaliner, the Paris-based shipping consultancy.
Posted 01/04 · 02:11 PM · LM Editorial
As noted in recent news, air cargo demand has fallen off just when 2012 was being ushered in.
Posted 01/04 · 01:55 PM · LM Editorial
Following a December ruling by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) focused commercial airline pilot scheduling, which provides pilots with a longer opportunity for rest before entering the cockpit, union groups representing pilots at FedEx and UPS have spoken out about how the rule does not apply to air cargo operators.
Posted 01/04 · 01:41 PM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association announced global traffic results for November showing a weaker air cargo market compared to levels attained earlier in the year.
Posted 01/03 · 09:32 AM · LM Editorial
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Dachser USA President and CEO Frank Guenzerodt about how the $5 billion global 3PL is approaching its U.S growth strategy.
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?