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 06/01 · 08:51 AM · LM Editorial
Brian pierce, chief economist at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), recently reported that there are mixed signals for air cargo shippers during this year and heading into next. Air cargo shippers need to be aware of the current and future challenges that are facing air carriers in order to better position themselves for the service levels and capacity they’ll need if their companies are going to compete on a global level.
Posted 06/01 · 08:40 AM · LM Editorial
As a logistics manager, understanding that oil and fuel prices are a function of supply and demand rather than the rogue actions of “evil speculators” is important.
Posted 05/31 · 11:43 AM · LM Editorial
A developing market like China requires an approach that differs from mature markets like Europe and the U.S
Posted 05/30 · 04:01 PM · LM Editorial
The title of the study is “Made to Measure,” also found that making extensive use of external benchmarks is linked with higher performance in financial and administrative processes
Posted 05/30 · 12:43 PM · SCMR Editorial
A study released today by Genpact Limited, has found that many companies must close a performance gap in their business processes to boost competitiveness
Posted 05/29 · 03:37 PM · SCMR Editorial
Earlier this year, both Boeing and GE said they were committed to moving parts of their offshore manufacturing capabilities back to the U.S.
Posted 05/29 · 03:27 PM · LM Editorial
More than 80 per cent of small- to mid-size businesses are concerned about customs delays impacting their ability to properly manage their business
Posted 05/29 · 02:11 PM · LM Editorial
A prominent air cargo security expert shared some insight with LM about the TSA's new December deadline for 100 percent cargo screening on international inbound flights to the U.S.
Posted 05/29 · 01:19 PM · LM Editorial
Company officials said that this deal represents the latest step in its strategy for profitable growth in Latin America, as well as enhance FedEx Express’ international and Brazil business offerings.
Posted 05/29 · 07:34 AM · LM Editorial
According to published reports, many large companies have made public plans to reshore portions of their manufacturing to the U.S. over the past two years, including Caterpillar, Nissan, NCR, Yamaha, Ford, and Electrolux. Earlier this year, both Boeing and GE said they were committed to moving parts of their offshore manufacturing capabilities back to the U.S.