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 01/06 · 09:15 AM · LM Editorial
Federal mediators will begin working with the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union to ratify a new contract.
Posted 01/06 · 08:53 AM · SCMR Editorial
The data also exposes the current state of trade between the United
States and Ukraine.
Posted 01/01 · 09:00 PM · LM Editorial
The global economic recovery moves sluggishly forward, while the domestic picture has brightened considerably. Our leading market analysts explain how shippers should ready themselves for sustainable demand and plan for incremental rate hikes.
Posted 01/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
A spate of new, proposed, and pending free-trade agreements will create greater opportunities for U.S. shippers—but only those who know the rules. Analysts advise going over the small print before plunging in.
Posted 12/30 · 10:15 AM · LM Editorial
Sounding evermore bellicose, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) ramped up the rhetoric recently, alleging that port congestion is a consequence of carrier/terminal conspiracies.
Posted 12/29 · 09:51 AM · LM Editorial
A new study from UT’s Global Supply Chain institute suggests that there may be a profound reversal of outsourcing trends in the coming years as U.S. companies test the local waters.
Posted 12/24 · 02:50 PM · MMH Editorial
Big acquisitions, an improving economy and some new players change the landscape heading into 2015.
Posted 12/24 · 02:17 PM · MMH Editorial
A look back at Modern's 2014 cover stories.
Posted 12/23 · 12:00 PM · LM Editorial
The “good news story” of the season appears to be generated by officials at The Port of Oakland, who report that it has taken additional steps in an ongoing effort to manage a surge of inbound container vessel calls.
Posted 12/23 · 11:53 AM · LM Editorial
The PMA, which represents employers at America’s 29 West Coast ports, has finally asked for federal mediation in its contract negotiations with the ILWU.