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 03/11 · 09:39 AM · LM Editorial
While it was not unexpected, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, indicated that the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments dropped 15 percent from January to February.
Posted 03/10 · 09:10 AM · SCMR Editorial
A prominent industry analyst maintains that several key infrastructural events will shape the global supply chain in the coming years
Posted 03/08 · 01:09 PM · SCMR Editorial
On the heels of a 14.3 cent weekly gain, diesel prices saw their single highest weekly increase since May 2008, with a 15.5 cent bump to $3.871 per gallon, according to data from the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration
Posted 03/08 · 09:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
Nearly 1,000 industry executives gathered in Istanbul today for The International Air Transport Association World Cargo Symposium. As one might imagine, supply chain security is high on the agenda.
Posted 03/07 · 11:04 AM · LM Editorial
Now that the first half 2011 prediction has been raised, the report is calling for 7.5 million TEU during that period, which would be a 9 percent gain over the first half of 2010. In 2010, the report said there was a total of 14.7 million TEU moved—a 16 percent gain over 2009, which was largely achieved due to 2009’s 12.7 million TEU serving as the lowest annual tally since 2003.
Posted 03/04 · 07:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
Following the announcement on Mexican trucking by President Obama and President Calderon, National Association of Manufacturers Senior Vice President for Policy and Government Relations Aric Newhouse noted that his constituents are “pleased.”
Posted 03/04 · 06:43 AM · LM Editorial
In a political battle that has seen more than its fair share of tension, the United States and Mexico have finally hammered out an agreement to resolve the issues surrounding the countries cross-border trucking program.
Posted 03/04 · 06:38 AM · LM Editorial
Stakeholders representing importers, exporters, motor carriers, ports, and marine terminal operators (MTOs) reconvened at an industry working group meeting, co-chaired by PierPASS and Ability-TriModal, to continue discussions on potential solutions to limit congestion outside the marine terminal gates at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Posted 03/04 · 06:10 AM · SCMR Editorial
The Institute for Supply Management reported that its Non-Manufacturing Report on Business showed positive growth for the 15th straight month.
Posted 03/01 · 04:30 PM · SCMR Editorial
In an era of globe-spanning operations, multiple events over the past year once again underscore the critical need to develop comprehensive business continuity plans in light of supply chain vulnerabilities