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 11/22 · 10:53 PM · LM Editorial
While most shippers want to strip the complexity out of the supply chain, government regulators are adding on layers of new rules for the nation’s two biggest seaports.
Posted 11/22 · 08:39 AM · LM Editorial
A panel of shipper executives at the recently concluded TransComp expo, hosted by the National Industrial Transportation League, the Intermodal Association of North America, and the Transportation Intermediaries Association, shared their opinions on the economy, supply chain operations and future prospects in a wide-ranging discussion.
Posted 11/19 · 01:18 PM · SCMR Editorial
UPS today announced an agreement to sell its UPS Logistics Technologies unit to Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm
Posted 11/17 · 08:50 AM · SCMR Editorial
In its comments on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “National Rail Plan,” prominent supply chain educators have taken issue with several objectives
Posted 11/16 · 10:15 AM · MMH Editorial
CHEP discusses some of the reasons behind its proposed acquisition of IFCO
Posted 11/16 · 08:04 AM · MMH Editorial
New RFID solution monitors the temperature of product at the package level while in-transit
Posted 11/15 · 02:38 PM · SCMR Editorial
Officials at the Port of Los Angeles, report that year to date, container volumes are up 17 percent, underscoring the continued reliance shippers have on transpacific calls to West Coast ocean cargo gateways.
Posted 11/15 · 10:55 AM · LM Editorial
Slow steaming on the transpacific appears to losing its cachet with some shippers, analysts and carriers report.
Posted 11/15 · 10:37 AM · LM Editorial
Four organizations have signed a letter of intent committing to work towards the formation of an industry advisory group to ensure the air cargo industry has a strong, unified voice in its dealings with worldwide regulatory authorities and other bodies.
Posted 11/15 · 09:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled 417 million units in the third quarter of 2010, a 35 percent increase from the third quarter of 2009, according to Gartner, Inc