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 10/19 · 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.
Posted 10/18 · 08:53 AM · SCMR Editorial
Near-sourcing and the North American Free Trade Agreement represent a perfect supply chain match, industry analysts contend
Posted 10/17 · 10:41 AM · LM Editorial
In another important milestone of its Expansion Program, the Panama Canal Authority announced the completion of phase three of the dry excavation project in the construction of the Pacific Access Channel
Posted 10/17 · 09:02 AM · SCMR Editorial
Complexity tends to increase costs. Complexity can adversely affect the resilience of your supply chain (its ability to bounce back after events). Complexity makes risk management more difficult. Complexity tends to slow down decisions and actions.
Posted 10/17 · 08:54 AM · SCMR Editorial
California exporters recorded another month of brisk double-digit growth in August - the 22nd consecutive month in which the state’s export trade increased on a year-over-year basis
Posted 10/17 · 08:42 AM · LM Editorial
The annual GreenBiz Innovation Forum in San Francisco last week yielded some remarkable information and insight on how major U.S. corporations are entering a new phase of sustainable supply chain creation
Posted 10/14 · 01:25 PM · LM Editorial
Taking steps to expand its extensive logistics services menu for shippers, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has joined forces with Chicago-based intermodal marketing company (IMC) Celtic International to “form a leading North American logistics provider,” according to company officials.
Posted 10/14 · 10:44 AM · LM Editorial
In September, the consumer sentiment index inched up as the negativity related to the political bickering and finger pointing in Washington D.C. over the debt ceiling crisis started to wear off a little, said analysts at IHS Global Insight.
Posted 10/14 · 09:35 AM · LM Editorial
In keeping with observations made by shipping analysts in London and Copenhagen, a major U.S. trade intelligence company said ocean carrier capacity continues to outstrip demand