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 08/09 · 12:00 PM · LM Editorial
In the wake of the contentious debt-ceiling vote, the U.S. Congress headed for its August recess without finalizing action on stalled free trade agreements (FTA) with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama. For U.S. exporters, the hope is that at the very least, a deal with Panama will be cut when Congress reconvenes.
Posted 08/08 · 04:02 PM · LM Editorial
As the current global workforce continues to remain in a fluid pattern of activity, logistics providers are reinventing themselves to provide value-added relocation services
Posted 08/08 · 01:00 PM · LM Editorial
Healthcare executives in the U.S., Europe and Asia are seeing both risks and opportunities as the pace of change in the healthcare industry accelerates globally, according to a new UPS survey
Posted 08/08 · 09:42 AM · LM Editorial
Shippers concerned about the viability of the Port of Los Angeles in the 21st Century are advised to read two compelling arguments recently posted on mainstream political sites
Posted 08/08 · 08:49 AM · SCMR Editorial
If you’re spent just a little time watching the 2011 drama regarding the debt ceiling, you probably are wondering whether there are adults or children running things in Washington.
Posted 08/05 · 09:33 AM · SCMR Editorial
The ongoing economic downturn is teaching manufacturers and retailers a great deal about squeezing the margins of inventory and creating a viable and sustainable alternative distribution network, said a prominent reverse logistics expert
Posted 08/05 · 08:21 AM · LM Editorial
While the global economic crisis continues to capture mainstream business press headlines this week, one supply chain industry analyst reports that other recent trends bear watching
Posted 08/05 · 02:50 AM · LM Editorial
Pilot officials said that this new location is the first Europe-based company-owned station, adding that it will provide new and existing customers with various services, including air, ocean, ground, and logistics.
Posted 08/04 · 09:58 AM · LM Editorial
Stalled economic momentum in Europe, coupled with a slowdown in Asian exports, were the main theme of the monthly Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 08/03 · 12:17 PM · LM Editorial
Shipper demand for ocean carrier capacity has failed to match the rise in supply during a slack peak season, said industry analysts