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 02/28 · 12:15 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Hackett Group, Inc. invites supply chain and procurement executives and others to participate in a newly-launched quick poll designed to assess how companies are responding to input cost inflations and the best practices they're adopting to manage it.
Posted 02/28 · 07:36 AM · LM Editorial
A dramatic example of how supply chain transparency and the “known shipper” rule fights terrorism was on public display last week as Con-way Freight helped the FBI foil a jihadist plot.
Posted 02/25 · 03:04 PM · SCMR Editorial
Two stories worth checking out in the mainstream business press suggest that U.S. manufacturing is poised for a comeback, and that a new supply chain model may not be far behind.
Posted 02/25 · 01:17 PM · LM Editorial
The American Association of Port Authorities has expressed “deep concerns” over the proposed funding cut for the Department of Homeland Security’s Port Security grant program that was included in the Continuing Resolution (CR) bill that recently passed the House of Representatives
Posted 02/24 · 05:35 PM · LM Editorial
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition is asking its members to share information on ocean carrier practice regarding Entry Summary Declaration
Posted 02/24 · 09:33 AM · LM Editorial
Just how closely hemispheric seaports are working together will be explored at an upcoming conference examining the North American Free Trade Agreement
Posted 02/24 · 07:00 AM · LM Editorial
Kate Vitasek, Pete Moore, and Bonnie Keith, members of the University of Tennessee's center for Executive Education share their five steps and a series of tips to improve your outsourcing relationship right from the start.
Posted 02/24 · 01:06 AM · LM Editorial
As the global trade engine kicks back into gear, new demands for electronic notifications and the need for better, more efficient trade compliance are buoying the global trade management market. Are you prepared to harness your organization’s global opportunities?
Posted 02/24 · 12:00 AM · LM Editorial
The Panama Canal expansion - expected to be complete by 2014 - has seaports throughout the hemisphere readying for a new competitive landscape. For most, that means offering value-added services designed to move inbound goods faster than ever before. Here’s where the preparations currently stand.
Posted 02/23 · 01:58 PM · LM Editorial
In response to customer demand, FedEx subsidiary FedEx Express said this week it is adding new services focused on earlier delivery of freight shipments.