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 09/08 · 07:03 PM · LM Editorial
Economists are revising earlier forecasts in light of recent fluctuations in supply chain metrics and production cycles
Posted 09/08 · 11:11 AM · LM Editorial
Entitled the Kerry (Hung Yen) Logistics Center, company officials said this facility, which is located between Hanoi and the port city of Haiphong and provide direct ocean access to international markets, will begin operations in November.
Posted 09/07 · 08:02 AM · LM Editorial
As the Massachusetts Port Authority was bracing itself for Hurricane Irene late last month, its executive director shared some of the plans in place for growth in 2012 and beyond.
Posted 09/02 · 12:05 PM · LM Editorial
UPS paints the corners on reverse logistics in this exclusive interview.
Posted 09/02 · 09:43 AM · SCMR Editorial
Regardless of whether manufacturing is done near-shore or off-shore, an efficient supply chain approach is ultimately required for reverse logistics.
Posted 09/02 · 07:46 AM · SCMR Editorial
As more attention is being paid to the “volatility” in the supply chain, many shippers are reassessing their global sourcing and distribution strategies. Will multinationals retreat to a hemispheric near-shoring model, or opt for a hybrid that still has an international component?
Posted 09/01 · 10:00 PM · LM Editorial
20th Annual study of logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics).
Our annual study identifies three specific areas of logistics and transportation management that could yield disastrous results if not addressed. In 2011, those who accept the status quo may not be heard from for years to come.
Posted 09/01 · 05:30 PM · LM Editorial
While industry analysts slightly differ on who belongs on the “Top 25” list this year, all agree that the most dynamic freight forwarders are only going to get bigger and smarter as the global marketplace becomes more complex.
Posted 09/01 · 04:55 PM · LM Editorial
Freight traffic in Europe is steadily growing, and most of its ports, air carriers, and third party logistics providers are making investments in infrastructure and networks to cope with today’s new challenges and increase their safety and environmental standards.
Posted 09/01 · 10:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
As Americans prepare for the long Labor Day weekend, supply chain managers may wish to consider how they can regain some measure of lost productivity in the fall