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 04/18 · 07:15 AM · LM Editorial
As all of our nation’s major ocean cargo gateways attempt to expand their footprints and compete with enhanced infrastructure, finding the money for many such projects continues to be a daunting challenge.
Posted 04/15 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
POLB imports, which are primarily comprised of consumer goods, hit 191,211 (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) in March, which was down 7.5 percent annually.
Posted 04/15 · 08:32 AM · SCMR Editorial
The global supply chain, now dealing with disruptions due to the Libyan conflict and Japan’s post-disaster rebuilding, faces an on-going challenge that seems to be getting worse: piracy.
Posted 04/14 · 07:51 AM · SCMR Editorial
California exporters recorded their 16th consecutive month of healthy year-over-year gains in February with shipments totaling $11.76 billion, a 13.4 percent increase over the same month last year, according to an analysis by Beacon Economics of foreign trade data released recently by the U.S. Commerce Department.
Posted 04/13 · 08:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
Payment terms are a great area for leadership by procurement. But there are some pitfalls to avoid. What I'd like to do today is comment on the temptation to be preoccupied with DPO (days payable outstanding).
Posted 04/13 · 08:02 AM · LM Editorial
While U.S. federal government lawmakers continue to focus on the nation’s budgetary woes, The American Association of Port Authorities is convening a special meeting in San Francisco to examine financial challenges of its own.
Posted 04/12 · 06:48 PM · LM Editorial
California exporters recorded their 16th consecutive month of healthy year-over-year gains in February with shipments totaling $11.76 billion, a 13.4 percent increase over the same month last year
Posted 04/12 · 07:13 AM · SCMR Editorial
One of Northern California’s most anticipated supply chain events gets underway this Friday, April 15, as the San Francisco Bay Area Roundtable (SFRT) stages its half-day seminar at the Poppy Ridge Golf Club in Livermore, California.
Posted 04/12 · 05:12 AM · LM Editorial
The Port Tracker report is calling for March to come in at 1.2 million TEU for an 11 percent annual gain. April is expected to reach 1.24 million TEU for a 9 percent annual increase.
Posted 04/11 · 06:14 PM · LM Editorial
Evergreen Line, COSCO Container Lines, Pacific International Lines, and Wan Hai Lines will jointly launch a new service linking the Far East and the West Coast of South America