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 · 11:03 AM · LM Editorial
The total container capacity of ships deployed on liner trades grew by 7.3 percent in 2011 to reach 15.90 million TEU according to Alphaliner, the Paris-based shipping consultancy.
Posted 01/06 · 10:41 AM · LM Editorial
A major breakthrough toward a more sustainable cargo network has been announced by the “niche” Port of Stockton, California.
Posted 01/06 · 10:15 AM · LM Editorial
Seattle-area based Pacific Alaska Freightways (PAF), a provider of freight transportation services to Alaska, including steamship, barge, rail, air, truckload, less-than-truckload, and intermodal, said that it has officially acquired Southern Alaska Forwarding, a freight consolidator serving Kodiak and Cordova, Alaska from Seattle.
Posted 01/06 · 09:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
The Institute for Supply Management has invested in the consulting firm ADR North America.
Posted 01/06 · 08:52 AM · SCMR Editorial
IDC Manufacturing Insights’ Supply Chain Top 10 predictions 2012 reconfirms emphasis on "branding" noted Simon Ellis, who currently leads the supply chain strategies practice. This is the first of a three-part report.
Posted 01/03 · 03:47 PM · SCMR Editorial
Supply Chain dollars are often viewed as being very different than REAL dollars.
Posted 01/03 · 09:32 AM · LM Editorial
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Dachser USA President and CEO Frank Guenzerodt about how the $5 billion global 3PL is approaching its U.S growth strategy.
Posted 01/01 · 01:49 PM · LM Editorial
When it comes to the oil and fuel markets, it’s been quite a year. On the supply side, the biggest story was the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
region uprising epitomized by the Libyan revolt that led to the death of Muammar Gadaffi and the shuttering of 1.6 million barrels of daily oil production.
Posted 01/01 · 12:18 PM · LM Editorial
A flurry of new trade agreements should signal greater opportunity for U.S. importers and exporters. But this means that another layer of compliance complexity has been introduced. How will today’s global shippers deal with the new risk/reward scenario?
Posted 01/01 · 11:03 AM · MMH Editorial
Modern spends 60 seconds with the executive director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics.