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 11/30 · 12:30 PM · LM Editorial
While “the new austerity” is shaping public policy in Washington DC these days, there is concern among ocean shippers that there may be a negative impact on some supply chains.
Posted 11/30 · 10:27 AM · MMH Editorial
A tough economy could be good news for automation
Posted 11/29 · 07:34 PM · SCMR Editorial
Supply chain managers – especially those reliant on air cargo -- should welcome a major new step forward in regulatory cooperation between the European Commission and DOT made late last week.
Posted 11/24 · 10:26 AM · SCMR Editorial
The Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis today released data on personal income and outlays for October 2010 which should make an impact on supply chain
Posted 11/24 · 09:27 AM · MMH Editorial
How many turkeys were at the first Thanksgiving
Posted 11/24 · 09:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Since issuing its study last summer, Global consultancy IDC Manufacturing Insights contends that U.S. manufacturers are continuing their flight from low-wage outsourcing
Posted 11/22 · 10:53 PM · LM Editorial
While most shippers want to strip the complexity out of the supply chain, government regulators are adding on layers of new rules for the nation’s two biggest seaports.
Posted 11/22 · 08:39 AM · LM Editorial
A panel of shipper executives at the recently concluded TransComp expo, hosted by the National Industrial Transportation League, the Intermodal Association of North America, and the Transportation Intermediaries Association, shared their opinions on the economy, supply chain operations and future prospects in a wide-ranging discussion.
Posted 11/19 · 01:18 PM · SCMR Editorial
UPS today announced an agreement to sell its UPS Logistics Technologies unit to Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm
Posted 11/17 · 08:50 AM · SCMR Editorial
In its comments on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “National Rail Plan,” prominent supply chain educators have taken issue with several objectives