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 11/12 · 07:29 AM · LM Editorial
There has been some encouraging news of late about California’s exports, but the outlook for the rest of the nation is “mixed” going into this winter
Posted 11/11 · 05:22 AM · LM Editorial
While unemployment remained high and foreclosures were on the rise, California’s exporters turned in another strong performance in September.
Posted 11/11 · 04:44 AM · LM Editorial
The U.S. and China could agree on specific, mutually reinforcing steps to boost growth
Posted 11/10 · 12:53 PM · SCMR Editorial
Company sustainability ratings are proliferating as the environmental, social, and governance agenda steadily migrates from the margins to the mainstream of capital, procurement, and consumer markets
Posted 11/10 · 11:55 AM · LM Editorial
Getting to know your customers is key to keeping the retail supply chain tight, say industry experts. That entails tactical and strategic reverse logistics planning designed for long-term relationships and sustainable revenue generation.
Posted 11/10 · 05:45 AM · SCMR Editorial
In our last posting, we began outlining some of the aspects that make energy unique among purchased items and why a “one set and forget” or “one size fits all” purchasing procedure does not apply.
Posted 11/10 · 05:38 AM · LM Editorial
On the eve of the G-20 Summit in Seoul this week, the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank have noted that small- to medium-sized U.S. shippers may have an easier time of “going global” in the future.
Posted 11/09 · 04:14 PM · LM Editorial
Law 154, which imposes a discriminatory tax on multinational companies operating in Puerto Rico, may pose serious consequences for shippers, said The National Association of Manufacturers
Posted 11/09 · 09:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
How can a company reduce impacts along the product life cycle, and what value chain strategies can be implemented to make this happen? This vexing question and several others were addressed by a panel convened for the BSR conference in New York last week.
Posted 11/09 · 06:11 AM · SCMR Editorial
“Beyond the Factory Gates: Extending Sustainability into the Logistics and Transportation Sector,” proved to be one of the more compelling panel discussions at last week’s BSR conference in New York.