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 08/12 · 08:49 AM · LM Editorial
President Obama’s “National Export Initiative” of doubling exports by 2015 took a significant hit today, with the release of new figures by the Department of Commerce
Posted 08/11 · 02:11 PM · SCMR Editorial
In an announcement made this week, UniGroup, Inc., the parent company of transportation companies comprising United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit and UniGroup Worldwide UTS, has introduced a new global logistics company called UniGroup Worldwide Logistics.
Posted 08/11 · 02:02 PM · LM Editorial
In its quarterly statement to investors, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. announced that Matson would withdraw one of its two U.S.-China ocean carrier services.
Posted 08/11 · 08:20 AM · LM Editorial
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports will remain below last year’s levels for the remainder of the summer before seeing year-over-year gains again this fall as retailers begin to stock up for the holiday season.
Posted 08/10 · 04:13 PM · LM Editorial
In its monthly report on inbound shipments, Zepol Corporation noted that Maersk Line showed the highest number of recorded containers for the year
Posted 08/10 · 01:29 PM · SCMR Editorial
As noted in an earlier report, a new UPS survey of healthcare executives revealed some surprising facts about new trends global distribution. Subsequent interviews captured more information on reverse logistics
Posted 08/10 · 01:22 PM · SCMR Editorial
Healthcare executives in the U.S., Europe and Asia are seeing both risks and opportunities as the pace of change in the healthcare industry accelerates globally, according to a new UPS survey.
Posted 08/10 · 09:38 AM · LM Editorial
U.S. shippers may be “breathing a sigh of relief” that unemployment numbers are taking a step in the right direction. But the world’s largest retail trade association says much more needs to be done…and soon.
Posted 08/09 · 12:17 PM · LM Editorial
As noted in yesterday’s report, a new UPS survey of healthcare executives revealed some surprising facts about new trends global distribution. Subsequent interviews captured more information on reverse logistics.
Posted 08/09 · 12:00 PM · LM Editorial
In the wake of the contentious debt-ceiling vote, the U.S. Congress headed for its August recess without finalizing action on stalled free trade agreements (FTA) with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama. For U.S. exporters, the hope is that at the very least, a deal with Panama will be cut when Congress reconvenes.