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 04/22 · 08:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
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Posted 04/21 · 11:48 AM · LM Editorial
While the economy continues its gradual recovery, it has become more important than ever for carriers to manage multiple obstacles while re-growing networks and getting back to full strength. That was the main message of three leading trucking and supply chain executives during a panel discussion at this week’s NASSTRAC Logistics Conference and Expo.
Posted 04/20 · 07:47 AM · LM Editorial
China Shipping has completed a major phase of its terminal expansion project at the Port of Los Angeles, adding a new 925-foot section of wharf, 18 additional acres of backland and four new container cranes that will increase cargo throughput.
Posted 04/19 · 11:26 AM · LM Editorial
While the world’s leading cargo vessel operators had seen a remarkable reversal of fortune last year, industry analysts predict the turnaround will be “short-lived.”
Posted 04/19 · 07:22 AM · SCMR Editorial
As noted in today’s news, the reality of supply chain disruption – for both the 200-mile local and 10,000-mile global supply chain – requires a new set of mitigating tactics.
Posted 04/19 · 07:14 AM · SCMR Editorial
New mandates for supply chain professionals are coming into play as a consequence of recent disruptions in the global supply chain, said a prominent software industry executive.
Posted 04/18 · 07:15 AM · LM Editorial
As all of our nation’s major ocean cargo gateways attempt to expand their footprints and compete with enhanced infrastructure, finding the money for many such projects continues to be a daunting challenge.
Posted 04/15 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
POLB imports, which are primarily comprised of consumer goods, hit 191,211 (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) in March, which was down 7.5 percent annually.
Posted 04/15 · 08:32 AM · SCMR Editorial
The global supply chain, now dealing with disruptions due to the Libyan conflict and Japan’s post-disaster rebuilding, faces an on-going challenge that seems to be getting worse: piracy.
Posted 04/14 · 07:51 AM · SCMR Editorial
California exporters recorded their 16th consecutive month of healthy year-over-year gains in February with shipments totaling $11.76 billion, a 13.4 percent increase over the same month last year, according to an analysis by Beacon Economics of foreign trade data released recently by the U.S. Commerce Department.