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 03/14 · 06:55 PM · MMH Editorial
The newest member to join the Reusable Packaging Association, Federal Supply Services International, brings with it unique capabilities and experience within the reusable supply chain.
Posted 03/14 · 02:55 PM · LM Editorial
Having played their hand on an earlier rate hike announcement, the 15 member carriers in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) are recommending a further increase of $400 per 40-foot container (FEU) effective April 15, 2012
Posted 03/13 · 12:05 PM · SCMR Editorial
Following a projected 6.8 percent annual decline in import cargo volume for February, the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates of calling for a ten percent annual gain for March.
Posted 03/13 · 09:22 AM · LM Editorial
Following a projected 6.8 percent annual decline in import cargo volume for February, the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates is calling for a 10 percent annual gain for March.
Posted 03/13 · 09:17 AM · LM Editorial
“Regional cooperation” was gaining traction as a marketing tool for U.S. seaports seeking to aggregate vessel calls in the past. But a recent development suggests that it may have been just so much happy talk.
Posted 03/12 · 03:55 PM · LM Editorial
Container freight rates in the westbound Asia-Europe corridor increased by 114 percent this week
Posted 03/12 · 03:18 PM · SCMR Editorial
The year’s event, the fifth in a series spanning nearly a decade, is the brainchild of Dr. John Gattorna, an internationally known supply chain author, educator, and business consultant
Posted 03/12 · 01:08 PM · LM Editorial
When the price per gallon of diesel was closer to $5 per gallon and oil barrel prices were nearly touching $150 during the summer of 2008, much was made about the possibility of North American shippers moving manufacturing operations closer to home, also known as nearshoring.
Posted 03/12 · 09:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
Servigistics, a global provider of Service Lifecycle Management software, announced last week that it has completed a merger with MCA Solutions, a leading provider of service parts optimization solutions.
Posted 03/12 · 09:19 AM · SCMR Editorial
Building a global supply chain in a world of seven billion people is a complex and uncertain endeavor, especially since an increasing percentage of the world’s population is demanding industrial products.