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 05/10 · 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.
Posted 05/05 · 08:40 AM · LM Editorial
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company's global trade arm, said this week that it is continuing its global expansion efforts with the opening of five new offices in its Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.
Posted 05/05 · 07:05 AM · SCMR Editorial
Like its companion report, which focuses on manufacturing, the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) Non-Manufacturing Report on Business showed positive growth for the 17th straight month in April.
Posted 05/04 · 09:08 AM · SCMR Editorial
Americans are significantly more concerned about nearly all aspects of their security compared to six months ago, according to new research conducted by Unisys Corporation.
Posted 05/03 · 09:42 AM · SCMR Editorial
While consumer spending is dragging somewhat due to increasing fuel prices, manufacturing growth shows no sign of stalling out based on data release recently by the Institute for Supply Management.
Posted 05/03 · 08:07 AM · LM Editorial
As noted in a recent LM news story, the expected advantages to be gained from near-shoring from Mexico are lower freight costs, improved speed-to-market times, lower inventory costs...and risk mitigation.