The latest news and features revolving around evolving customs regulations, global trade, and the services that help global shippers expedite freight through the global supply chain
Posted 07/16 · 08:10 AM · LM Editorial
New evidence that U.S. West Coast ports are losing market share to ports in the East and some Gulf regions surfaced in a new report issued by Zepol, a global trade and intelligence provider.
Posted 07/15 · 08:09 AM · LM Editorial
In a development certain to resonate with logistics managers, the Federal Maritime Commission has just released a report entitled U.S. Container Port Congestion & Related International Supply Chain Issues: Causes, Consequences & Challenges.
Posted 07/14 · 08:10 AM · SCMR Editorial
The inclusion of the "American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2015" as Title VIII of the Senate-passed Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (H.R. 644), will establish a new miscellaneous tariff bill (MTB) process to eliminate unnecessary taxes on imported inputs and products not available domestically.
Posted 07/14 · 07:39 AM · SCMR Editorial
This is Part II of an interview conducted with Philip Damas
Director - Supply Chain Advisors, Drewry Maritime Research
Posted 07/09 · 11:38 AM · MMH Editorial
Companies to collaborate on a complementary, end-to-end platform to meet the demands of the modern distribution center.
Posted 07/09 · 08:46 AM · SCMR Editorial
According to the findings of The Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, near-sourcing is clearly reshaping supply chains, with many managers endorsing a manufacturing shift to locations closer to end markets.
Posted 07/07 · 12:24 PM · MMH Editorial
Annual transportation cost increases of $15.5 billion, an increase of 14%, have reversed other supply chain cost-saving efforts.
Posted 07/07 · 08:30 AM · SCMR Editorial
The container-shipping industry has been highly unprofitable over the past five years, note analysts with McKinsey & Company. Making things worse, earnings have been exceptionally volatile.
Posted 07/06 · 02:31 PM · MMH Editorial
Pack Expo Las Vegas celebrates its 20th anniversary and growth of both the expo and the industries it serves.
Posted 07/01 · 09:35 PM · LM Editorial
The container shipping industry has been highly unprofitable over the past five years, note analysts with McKinsey and Company. Making things worse, earnings for ocean carriers have been exceptionally volatile.