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 11/17 · 12:10 PM · LM Editorial
After alarming declines from August to September, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, indicated that global trade activity showed a bit of a “leveling off” from September to October.
Posted 11/17 · 10:11 AM · LM Editorial
The National Retail Federation is reminding consumers that Free shipping isn’t free…but it works
Posted 11/17 · 08:57 AM · SCMR Editorial
Can social media outlets, such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, play a meaningful role in their marketing mix? Or are these tools best left to consumer-direct businesses?
Posted 11/16 · 10:57 AM · SCMR Editorial
As consumer demand for high-end electronic merchandise ramps up, economists are not seeing any disruptions in the supply chain
Posted 11/16 · 09:45 AM · LM Editorial
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously this week to name J. Christopher Lytle, the Port’s Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Executive Director.
Posted 11/16 · 04:06 AM · MMH Editorial
The 6th Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center (DC) Operations Survey
findings reveal that inventory turns are not improving, more DCs are closing rather than opening, and many companies are remaining cautious with equipment investment.
Posted 11/15 · 10:29 AM · SCMR Editorial
A new UPS-sponsored survey suggests that high-tech manufacturers may be the first to decrease their dependence on China for sourcing
Posted 11/14 · 09:58 AM · LM Editorial
The League explores "slow steaming" alternatives as well as vessel redeployment scenarios
Posted 11/11 · 10:36 AM · SCMR Editorial
According toe IHS Global Insights, exports rebounded more vigorously than imports, aided by demand for industrial supplies and consumer goods.
Posted 11/10 · 05:33 PM · LM Editorial
With several terminals closed at West Coast seaports due to Veterans Day, shippers are hoping that cargo operations will return to normal next week