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 10/24 · 09:49 AM · SCMR Editorial
The supply chain arena has become a quagmire of challenges. As the world has gotten smaller, the complexity of the global supply chain has become that much more multifaceted
Posted 10/24 · 09:26 AM · LM Editorial
IHS said the highlight in the very busy upcoming week will be the advance GDP release, which will show the economy growing at its fastest pace in the third quarter of 2011 since the second quarter of 2010
Posted 10/21 · 10:01 AM · LM Editorial
Robert McEllrath – president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, who was arrested recently for leading a riot at the Port of Longview in which six security guards were held hostage – is now encouraging other acts of civil disobedience nationwide
Posted 10/21 · 09:43 AM · SCMR Editorial
Efficiencies resulting from centralizing security intelligence tools and information reduce costs while enhancing threat detection and improving incident response, all of which goes right to the bottom line
Posted 10/21 · 08:29 AM · LM Editorial
Near-sourcing and the North American Free Trade Agreement represent a perfect supply chain match, industry analysts contend.
Posted 10/20 · 01:29 PM · LM Editorial
Faced with the prospect of not being allowed to fly its cargo planes at night, Lufthansa Cargo said earlier today it is working on contingency plans to, once the night flight ban takes effect on October 30.
Posted 10/20 · 09:50 AM · LM Editorial
The Port of Oakland reached a major funding milestone of nearly $350 million for harbor deepening and maintenance, this week, thereby enhancing its position as a leading U.S. ocean cargo export gateway
Posted 10/19 · 02:54 PM · LM Editorial
The Maritime Union of New Zealand is rightly contending that the responsibility for the Rena disaster lies with Government and authorities as much as with individual crew members
Posted 10/19 · 09:16 AM · SCMR Editorial
According to IHS Global Insight’s China analyst, Alistair Thornton, this should be a concern as it will impact the nation’s short-term expansion trajectory
Posted 10/18 · 10:40 AM · LM Editorial
Ocean cargo shippers will have access to more than a million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), thanks to the continuing introduction of new vessel capacity.