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 11/19 · 04:43 PM · LM Editorial
The Agriculture Transportation Coalition has asked the Administration to bring in a federal mediator to help resolve the negotiations, and if a strike or lockout occurs, the AgTC advocates the rarely-invoked Taft-Hartley Act.
Posted 11/19 · 10:47 AM · LM Editorial
While U.S. manufacturers and retailers have been bemoaning the ongoing labor/management crisis at West Coast ports, the situation is becoming increasingly dire for U.S. agriculture and forest products exporters.
Posted 11/19 · 10:08 AM · MMH Editorial
Businesses say IoT is the transformative technological initiative of the decade, according to independent research.
Posted 11/19 · 09:14 AM · SCMR Editorial
Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has rebranded the name of its DHL Global Mail group to DHL eCommerce
Posted 11/18 · 09:04 AM · LM Editorial
A new threat to U.S. West Coast port productivity surfaced yesterday, as the Teamsters began organizing independent owner-operated truckers.
Posted 11/17 · 08:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
A number of container lines operating between the U.S. and Asia say they intend to implement congestion charges of up to $1,000 per 40-foot container (FEU) for cargo moving via U.S. West Coast ports, effective November 17, 2014, in response to labor-related terminal delays.
Posted 11/11 · 09:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
Analysts also suggest that West Coast port efficiency has been strong up until recently.
Posted 11/11 · 09:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
Are last year’s low-cost countries the right answer for the future? Maybe not.
Posted 11/07 · 04:15 PM · LM Editorial
No congestion issues here, as gateway looks for more outbound bulk and breakbulk options
Posted 11/07 · 03:19 PM · LM Editorial
While shippers are understandably shaken by the impasse in U.S. West Coast dockside labor talks, port authorities are resolute in taking a neutral position on the issue.