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 07/06 · 12:29 PM · LM Editorial
U.S. West Coast seaports honored Independence Day by shutting down operations on Monday, July 4. As well they should. It may come as a surprise to many, that the ports were closed on July 5th as well.
Posted 07/06 · 08:28 AM · SCMR Editorial
We just got word of the passing of Donald J. Bowersox. To say that Don was one of the founders of the modern supply chain movement is no exaggeration. His record of accomplishments speaks for itself.
Posted 07/05 · 10:10 AM · LM Editorial
Crowley Maritime Corporation, a provider of ocean cargo transportation services, recently announced it has acquired the business and assets of Puerto Rico Freight Systems (PRFS), a provider of freight consolidation and less-than-container load (LCL) transportation services in the Caribbean.
Posted 07/05 · 09:04 AM · SCMR Editorial
Since its inception the program has been well received by students and corporate supporters like Dell, Eaton, Electrolux, Ariba, IBM, Raytheon, Tyco, United Technologies, and others.
Posted 07/05 · 08:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
Brad Householder, director of PRTM’s supply chain practice, said that a recent study suggests that the supply chain “risk/reward” component should not change in an era of heightened volatilit
Posted 07/05 · 08:34 AM · SCMR Editorial
High volatility, massive swings in customer demand, and challenges in ensuring sufficient supply are the current reality for global supply chain executive
Posted 07/05 · 07:55 AM · SCMR Editorial
Talent Development is one important component of Talent Management, a vitally important subject for any organization aspiring to achieve the "next level."
Posted 07/01 · 10:04 AM · LM Editorial
The elimination of required cargo liability insurance by the FMCSA now forces shippers to independently verify the existence of the policy and nature of the coverage held by their carriers. Sound time-consuming? Our transportation law expert offers some practical advice.
Posted 07/01 · 09:25 AM · LM Editorial
Carriers get their house in order
Posted 07/01 · 09:23 AM · LM Editorial
While North America’s great ocean cargo gateways are heavily reliant on containerized throughput, major and minor ports alike are not letting go of their bulk and breakbulk operations. Indeed, many of them are coming to regard this basic piece of their portfolio as a value-added service.