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 10/12 · 09:12 AM · LM Editorial
Economists wasted little time in assessing the impact on the supply chain from the alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States and to bomb Saudi Arabian and Israeli embassies
Posted 10/11 · 09:47 AM · LM Editorial
While the biggest ocean carriers seek the economies of scale from ever-larger super post-Panamax ships, they run the risk but of introducing too much capacity at the same time, thereby ruining the already fragile supply/demand balance.
Posted 10/10 · 06:38 PM · LM Editorial
Ocean cargo activity at the Port of New Orleans expanded earlier this month, with the announcements that CMA CGM and CSAV (Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores) have added New Orleans to the Gulf Bridge Express service, which links the Gulf Coast to the Caribbean and ports in Central and South America.
Posted 10/10 · 06:11 PM · LM Editorial
An excess of capacity on key routes, as well as poor discipline from carriers means that container shipping lines will not cover their cost of capital in 2011, and many will lose money once again.
Posted 10/10 · 03:52 PM · LM Editorial
Oracle, which up until recently been openly dismissive of “cloud computing,” made a major reversal last week when it embraced the new technology
Posted 10/10 · 02:30 PM · LM Editorial
Amid the many other worries troubling the Eurozone, comes news that states are falling behind in their commitments to improve the region’s notoriously inefficient air traffic management
Posted 10/07 · 03:33 PM · SCMR Editorial
Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco, the information technology event dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming technology breakthroughs, drew more than 45,000 attendees from 117 countries this past week
Posted 10/07 · 03:17 PM · LM Editorial
Senator Carper is one of our country’s leading public servants dedicated to advancing and growing the competitiveness of the nation’s transportation system and the maritime industry.
Posted 10/06 · 10:03 AM · SCMR Editorial
An innovative supply chain solution for midsize businesses was unveiled this week, promising to provide new forecasting tools for the age of shipper/carrier collaboration.
Posted 10/05 · 10:17 AM · SCMR Editorial
If you’ve wondered what you might learn from supplier surveys – and how it could help your company excel – it’s never too late to start.