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 12/01 · 11:50 AM · MMH Editorial
More than ever, what happens outside the four walls determines what happens inside the four walls. Six supply chain experts look at the most important factors shaping the future of the supply chain.
Posted 12/01 · 12:30 AM · LM Editorial
Driven by the boom in shale oil production from the Bakken formation that straddles the Montana/North Dakota border, U.S. oil production has climbed steadily since 2008 after declining for 22 of the previous 23 years. This fact alone might lead logistics professionals to the conclusion that price relief is just around the corner. Well, it isn’t.
Posted 11/28 · 12:43 PM · LM Editorial
The financial crisis in Europe and overall economic uncertainty are continuing to extend the trend of flattish and slightly declining volumes, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 11/23 · 09:28 AM · SCMR Editorial
The 2011 GCI found that the 10 most connected countries are the Netherlands, Singapore, Ireland, Switzerland, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium, Hong Kong (China) and Malta
Posted 11/22 · 08:36 PM · SCMR Editorial
A detailed country-by-country analysis of the flows that connect the world indicates that globalization is still not as advanced as most people believe
Posted 11/22 · 05:32 PM · LM Editorial
The Port of Los Angeles is working with the International Association of Ports and Harbors to develop incentive program strategies to participate in the Environmental Ship Index Program starting in 2012.
Posted 11/22 · 10:46 AM · SCMR Editorial
The month of November brought some good news for supply chain professionals, noted an industry analyst
Posted 11/22 · 09:56 AM · SCMR Editorial
Demand for warehousing space around major U.S airports has ramped up, according Jones Lang LaSalle’s third annual Port, Airport and Global Infrastructure report
Posted 11/21 · 08:36 PM · LM Editorial
As most diplomatic and trade activity grinds to a halt this holiday season, shippers should still keep their eyes on what is happening with NAFTA
Posted 11/21 · 10:34 AM · SCMR Editorial
The ongoing flood in Thailand represents another example of the need for adequate risk management as an integral part of supply chain management, said a technology provider