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 03/29 · 08:50 AM · LM Editorial
FedEx Express launched a new dedicated 777F route connecting FedEx World Hub in Memphis, Tennessee to South Korea with four nonstop flights a week. And UPS launched four direct flights from Hong Kong to Europe this week, which, it said, enables the company to offer the widest next-day delivery package for packages and heavy freight to Europe from Hong Kong.
Posted 03/29 · 07:58 AM · SCMR Editorial
Deloitte has issued a new report identifying 10 disruptive and emerging technologies that are expected to play a crucial role in how businesses will operate globally over the next 18 months.
Posted 03/29 · 07:49 AM · LM Editorial
The International Air Transport Association today announced scheduled international traffic for February 2011 showing increases of 2.3 percent for cargo demand compared to February 2010.
Posted 03/28 · 10:07 AM · LM Editorial
Spurred by customer demands, FedEx subsidiary FedEx Express announced it has opened up a new China-based station in Suzhou in the Jiangsu Province, which is the company’s third station in Suzhou.
Posted 03/28 · 07:57 AM · LM Editorial
While many of the major Western nations are presently united in a military effort to wipe out terrorism in the Middle East and East Africa, there’s been an ongoing “lack of will” to enforce the same vigilance when it comes to ocean piracy.
Posted 03/25 · 10:27 AM · LM Editorial
European import and export volumes are off to a decent start, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 03/25 · 07:08 AM · SCMR Editorial
Talent management should be on the “short list” of your top priorities for a simple reason: this is about investing in the future capability of your organization. And staff capabilities (plus good business processes) are ultimately what drive results.
Posted 03/24 · 11:46 AM · SCMR Editorial
While no announcement has yet been made, some industry analysts feel Caterpillar, Inc. is ready to sell its logistics arm
Posted 03/24 · 07:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
Technology prices are set to rise after a chemical plant damaged by the Tsunami has been highlighted as a core producer of a unique resin used by nearly half of the world’s semiiconductor manufacturers.
Posted 03/23 · 01:56 PM · SCMR Editorial
Japan’s real GDP growth will slow, but the slowdown will likely be temporary, as a result of the earthquake and tsunami and growth should start picking up after mid-2011 as reconstruction efforts get underway, says the World Bank in its latest report