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 · 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
Posted 03/23 · 08:15 AM · MMH Editorial
Supply chain consulting and integration firm TranSystems (Booth 4279) and a driver for an Indy Racing League (IRL) team it sponsors see similarities between lean supply chains and successful IRL teams.
Posted 03/22 · 11:28 AM · LM Editorial
The GPA announced that it experienced 16.3 percent container volume growth in February 2011 with additional impressive gains in automobiles, machinery and wood pulp