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 01/13 · 03:40 PM · SCMR Editorial
Are companies willing to spend money on new “solutions” when still reeling from the recent recession? Most of the industry events we attended last year suggest that the ROI expectations will remain high in the shipping community.
Posted 01/13 · 02:27 PM · LM Editorial
The recession may be just a dark memory for the Port of Los Angeles, which is reporting a year-over-year container surge of 16 percent in 2010
Posted 01/13 · 10:41 AM · LM Editorial
An 8 percent annual increase is expected at major United States-based retail container ports in January, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates. In November, the most recent month for which data is available, U.S. ports handled 1.23 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEU).
Posted 01/11 · 09:57 AM · SCMR Editorial
Could the U.S.A. be the next frontier in Low Cost Country Sourcing? That’s not so crazy as it may sound.
Posted 01/10 · 08:52 AM · LM Editorial
As part of its international growth strategy and ongoing strategic and smart investments to strengthen connectivity to and from India, FedEx Express announced that it has launched a new flight establishing direct connections between India and the FedEx Asia hub.
Posted 01/10 · 12:54 AM · SCMR Editorial
At this week’s 2011 National Retail Federation Annual Conference, Manhattan Associates will reveal the next generation of what it calls “Zero Disappointment Retail"
Posted 01/07 · 03:54 AM · LM Editorial
Four organizations have individually filed amicus briefs in support of American Trucking Association in its challenge to the Port of Los Angeles Concession Agreement regulations
Posted 12/28 · 01:39 PM · SCMR Editorial
Accenture announced that it has supported the successful delivery of an information technology transformation program at Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
Posted 12/28 · 09:25 AM · SCMR Editorial
Wentworth Institute of Technology’s College of Professional and Continuing Education announced a new certificate program, 21st Century Demand and Supply Chain Management, to be offered in spring 2011.
Posted 12/27 · 09:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the new Incoterms 2010 rules, set to come into effect on January 1, 2011, replacing the current Incoterms 2000