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 04/07 · 08:28 AM · SCMR Editorial
Analysts for IDC Manufacturing Insights and IDC Retail Insights, report that Japanese manufacturers face severe disruptions across several value chains in the coming months.
Posted 04/07 · 07:29 AM · SCMR Editorial
The Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business again showed positive growth for the 16th consecutive month
Posted 04/06 · 09:38 AM · LM Editorial
The person selected to replace Richard Steinke as executive director at the Port of Long Beach will have tremendous shoes to fill
Posted 04/06 · 09:20 AM · LM Editorial
When ocean shipping’s “peak season” comes to end next fall, one of the industry’s leading port directors will be stepping down.
Posted 04/05 · 03:47 PM · LM Editorial
As this nation struggles back from the Great Recession, one must wonder what really is behind Big Labor’s agenda. It certainly can't be job creation.
Posted 04/05 · 12:29 PM · LM Editorial
Company officials said the new 104,000 square-foot location, with more than 85,000 square-feet for distribution, provides shippers with expanded service offerings, including freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and distribution services.
Posted 04/05 · 09:18 AM · SCMR Editorial
Analysts and industry leaders believe that hoc strategies such as drawing down inventory stockpiles are poor substitutes for proper supply chain continuity planning
Posted 04/05 · 07:45 AM · SCMR Editorial
When it comes to considering outsourcing opportunities in the Asia Pacific region, there is a strong tendency to implement a “close to home” logistics strategy, particularly with the warehousing function.
Posted 04/04 · 11:58 AM · LM Editorial
A labor action at the Port of Oakland has shippers scrambling for distribution alternatives
Posted 04/04 · 09:19 AM · SCMR Editorial
Two key plants that produce 70 percent of the world’s copper-clad laminates, which have been shut since the Japan Tsunami devastated the Sendai prefecture, are hoping to re-open early this month