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 09/21 · 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.
Posted 09/20 · 09:22 AM · LM Editorial
The Air Transport Association of America, Inc. is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to accelerate its timetable for implementing new and more efficient air traffic procedures, a key pillar of a needed National Airline Policy.
Posted 09/20 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association announced an upgrading of its industry profit expectations
Posted 09/19 · 04:33 PM · LM Editorial
Shippers anticipating the launch of Boeing’s the 747-8 Freighter have been disappointed by the cancellation today
Posted 09/19 · 02:59 PM · SCMR Editorial
One of the most effective ways to create good new jobs and reverse the income decline of the past decade is for the United States to “become a thriving trading nation,” concludes a new Task Force report on U.S. Trade and Investment Policy.
Posted 09/16 · 09:56 AM · LM Editorial
This announcement came 25 years to the day when UPS began operations out of this airport. Company officials said the roughly $200 million expansion, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2013, will be comprised of equipping the existing facility with additional state-of-the-art technology and an extension to the existing building, with the building processing larger freight shipments.
Posted 09/15 · 01:19 PM · LM Editorial
August volumes for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were both down compared to the same timeframe in 2010.
Posted 09/15 · 09:18 AM · LM Editorial
Daily Maersk, the Danish carrier’s new service on the Asia–North Europe trade lane, will dramatically change the way shipping is done overseas. But can the same be said for calls to the States?