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 12/15 · 10:28 AM · SCMR Editorial
Many companies mistakenly believe that U.S. export control laws apply only to military items. Not so.
Posted 12/14 · 05:06 PM · LM Editorial
An alliance agreement between INTTRA – a multi-carrier e-commerce platform for the ocean shipping industry – and Kewill was announced today.
Posted 12/14 · 11:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
The current export control system is administered by two different departments, three different primary licensing agencies with differing policies, all operating under two different control lists, with fundamentally different approaches to defining controlled products.
Posted 12/14 · 10:38 AM · LM Editorial
Shifts in inventory management by retailers appear to have made an impact on import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted 12/13 · 09:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
It is extremely important to operate on the assumption that all work done in collaboration with a supplier is valuable—not only product designs and patents, but concepts and all supporting work.
Posted 12/12 · 09:06 PM · LM Editorial
As expected, the “Occupy” movement’s plans to shut down West Coast ports proved to be largely symbolic, having a minimal impact on cargo operations at most major ocean cargo gateways
Posted 12/12 · 10:08 AM · SCMR Editorial
The LogisTech Curve column presents "a saga in 6 parts"
Posted 12/12 · 09:56 AM · SCMR Editorial
Product liability insurance and appropriate indemnity obligations can serve as important tools to give the customer needed protections
Posted 12/12 · 04:48 AM · LM Editorial
Here’s the latest news on the “Occupy” movement’s plan to blockade West Coast ports today
Posted 12/08 · 09:30 PM · LM Editorial
As West Coast ports from Anchorage to San Diego brace themselves for the planned onslaught of “occupy” forces on Monday, December 12, beneficial cargo owners may be wondering what role organized labor will be taking in response.