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 05/16 · 09:12 AM · LM Editorial
The most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates is calling for import cargo volume at major United States-based container ports to closely resemble last year, with a leveling off in May volumes.
Posted 05/13 · 08:08 AM · LM Editorial
Carload volume was down 0.1 percent in the East and down 4.2 percent out West. Carloads on a year-to-date basis are at 5,233,086 for a 3.4 percent annual gain.
Posted 05/12 · 04:46 PM · LM Editorial
Both major ocean cargo gateways in San Pedro Bay posted positive numbers for container throughput in April.
Posted 05/11 · 11:13 AM · SCMR Editorial
While the global consensus seems to support “green” supply chains, the cost/reward ratio remains a question.
Posted 05/11 · 09:34 AM · LM Editorial
While the global consensus seems to support “green” supply chains, the cost/reward ratio remains a question
Posted 05/10 · 08:01 AM · LM Editorial
While union dockworkers and truckers have long been criticized for making U.S. West Coast ports weaker, another faction of organized labor may pose an even greater threat to the competitiveness of one major ocean cargo gateway.
Posted 05/10 · 01:47 AM · SCMR Editorial
CEVA Logistics, has announced the creation of a new organization, Supply Chain Solutions, and launched its latest SMART Solution, SMART End to End
Posted 05/10 · 01:12 AM · SCMR Editorial
A recent conversation reminded me of a powerful framework for evaluating the likely success or failure of two companies working together.
Posted 05/10 · 12:57 AM · SCMR Editorial
In keeping with its aggressive march in global forwarding, Crane Worldwide Logistics has reached another milestone, reports Kewill, a major software provider.
Posted 05/09 · 10:27 AM · LM Editorial
Employment in the manufacturing sector is moving along at a strong clip, a clip which, much like the industrial economy, is far ahead of the general economy.