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 08/22 · 07:01 AM · LM Editorial
Amid the swell of turbulence the economy is riding on, due to an incredibly shaky and unpredictable economic recovery, the downgrading of the United States credit rating and subsequent giant swings in the stock market, it is fair to say shippers are concerned about the possibility of a double-dip recession rearing its ugly head.
Posted 08/18 · 10:31 AM · LM Editorial
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm said this week it has added three new freight forwarding offices.
Posted 08/18 · 08:04 AM · SCMR Editorial
The dynamism and complexity of the Asia Pacific transport and logistics market offer investors and operators the industry’s best prospects for growth and returns
Posted 08/18 · 07:35 AM · SCMR Editorial
The CEO of the Panama Canal, Administrator/CEO Alberto Aleman Zubieta, announced today that the Panama Canal Authority will host its first-ever best practices Engineering and Infrastructure Congress
Posted 08/17 · 05:37 PM · SCMR Editorial
Companies that have adopted category management practices—managing product categories separately and customizing them according to specific customer needs—outperform others on a number of key supply chain metrics.
Posted 08/17 · 05:30 PM · SCMR Editorial
The Center for Supply Chain Management at Rutgers Business School and the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association announced a joint Logistics Summit to be held September 27-28, 2011 in New Brunswick.
Posted 08/17 · 05:18 PM · SCMR Editorial
Dick Armstrong, chairman of supply chain consultancy Armstrong and Associates said that there’s a certain paradox when considering that most of the leading freight forwarders are from the EU when most of the actual business is generated in the Asia Pacific arena
Posted 08/17 · 04:48 PM · SCMR Editorial
Research by Transport Intelligence, contained within its latest report Global Freight Forwarding 2011, has found that Swiss-based Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) topped the ranking of the world's largest forwarders in 2010 in terms of combined air and sea freight revenues. DHL was in second place
Posted 08/16 · 09:11 AM · LM Editorial
Compared to a booming July 2010, monthly volumes are decent.
Posted 08/15 · 04:17 PM · SCMR Editorial
This is the second of a two-part interview with Diane A. Mollenkopf, Ph.D., McCormick Associate Professor of Logistics Department of Marketing and Logistics University of Tennessee College of Business Administration.