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 11/10 · 10:09 AM · LM Editorial
One surprising finding in the UPS-sponsored "Change in the (Supply) Chain" survey was that sustainability ranked above well-known issues such as cost and responsiveness
Posted 11/10 · 10:05 AM · LM Editorial
Taking steps to enhance the joint intermodal service they launched in March 2010, entitled UMAX, Class I railroad carriers Union Pacific and CSX recently announced service enhancements for this offering.
Posted 11/10 · 09:21 AM · LM Editorial
A new UPS-sponsored survey suggests that high-tech manufacturers may be the first to decrease their dependence on China for sourcing
Posted 11/10 · 04:51 AM · LM Editorial
Freight transportation services provider ABF said this week it has rolled out a new offering entitled Ocean LTL.
Posted 11/09 · 03:13 PM · MMH Editorial
Businesses in harsh manufacturing, distribution and warehousing locations are facing process improvement challenges in order to reduce costs, increase throughput, and respond to increasing customer demands.
Posted 11/09 · 01:24 PM · LM Editorial
According to CargoSmart Limited, their product is available now, along with a sailing schedule application for the iPhone
Posted 11/09 · 12:35 PM · LM Editorial
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo about the company’s quarterly performance and other industry-related items.
Posted 11/09 · 11:20 AM · LM Editorial
As holiday shipping activity recedes into the background, import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports is expected to decrease in November, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 11/08 · 05:33 PM · LM Editorial
Only two of the original challengers remain in the trade lane, according the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner
Posted 11/08 · 04:58 PM · LM Editorial
One of the bright spots in recent export activity has been the surge in demand for U.S.-manufactured microchips. But there's a sinister threat lurking in the supply chain to disrupt this trend.