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Posted 07/07 · 08:53 AM · LM Editorial
During the first six months of 2010, the active containership capacity has risen by 15.3 percent, jumping from 11.55 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) on January 1 to 13.32 million TEU at the end of June, according to figures released by Alphaliner, a Paris-based consultancy.
Posted 06/22 · 11:46 AM · LM Editorial
Analysts contend that box manufacturing slump is hurting both carriers and shippers
Posted 06/21 · 03:30 PM · LM Editorial
Spot prices for transpacific shipping services have grown by more than 180 percent during the past 12 months to reach a five-year high.
Posted 06/18 · 06:36 AM · LM Editorial
DHL Global Forwarding announced this week that it has rolled out a new Less-than-Container-Load (LCL) Expedited services which will connect 19 European origins to the United States.
Posted 06/11 · 08:14 AM · SCMR Editorial
A recently released survey by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) confirms professional credentials, education and experience contribute to greater pay and equity.
Posted 06/10 · 10:32 AM · LM Editorial
Rosalyn Wilson, a transportation consultant for Delcan Corporation, provided LM with an exclusive interview on the eve of the release of The 21st Annual “State of Logistics Report,” noting that disruptions in ocean carrier deployments has had dire consequences for shippers.
Posted 06/08 · 12:56 PM · MMH Editorial
What does it tell you when Walmart, the world's largest retailer, invests to provide logistics education for its associates?
Posted 06/03 · 06:53 PM · MMH Editorial
When the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted last spring, most eyes were on the airlines. Less noticed was the impact on supply chains. What lessons can you learn?
Posted 06/01 · 10:19 AM · MMH Editorial
According to our 2010 Software User survey, nearly half of all logistics operations using a WMS are looking to upgrade over the next 12 months. Our technology correspondent explains why and then introduces us to a shipper that’s on the brink of revolutionizing its warehouse operations.
Posted 05/29 · 09:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
As the market sector rebounds, the providers are compared to Flags of Convenience