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 02/16 · 11:13 AM · LM Editorial
February import cargo volume is expected to be down 6.8 percent on an annual basis, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted 02/16 · 11:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
The faculty at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration, are on the cutting edge of supply chain research and have several books in the works that demonstrate their expertise.
Posted 02/16 · 11:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
The uncertainty over the level of container freight rates in the next few months has severely disrupted trading on the freight futures market, said analysts at the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner
Posted 02/16 · 10:26 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider MIQ Logistics recently announced that it has bolstered its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) presence through an initiative centered on providing less-than-container (LCL) consolidation services from Istanbul, Turkey to New York.
Posted 02/15 · 07:03 PM · LM Editorial
Social critics of globalization have long characterized the container shipping industry as a villainous partner in the oppression of the world’s most needy. But here’s another example that counters that perception.
Posted 02/15 · 06:42 PM · LM Editorial
APL Logistics today launched what it is calling “Simultaneous optimization” – a shipment planning platform that could change the way large freight buyers coordinate their transportation activities
Posted 02/15 · 01:29 PM · LM Editorial
Cargo activity at the Port of Los Angeles got off to a great start, with the port announcing earlier today that its January total of 698,715 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalents) represents its best January ever recorded, topping January 2007, which reached 691,602 TEU.
Posted 02/15 · 11:37 AM · SCMR Editorial
A new benchmark for software integration has been reached by Kewill, a leading supply chain solutions provider
Posted 02/14 · 10:50 AM · LM Editorial
There was some good news and bad news coming for U.S. port authorities today. President Obama’s fiscal 2013 budget contained a bit of both.
Posted 02/14 · 10:15 AM · SCMR Editorial
The National Federation of Independent Business small business optimism index rose 0.1 point to 93.9 in January