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 02/06 · 05:57 PM · LM Editorial
The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced today that weekend vessel loading and unloading operations will be temporarily suspended this weekend, with yard, rail and gate operations continuing at terminal operators’ discretion.
Posted 02/05 · 11:38 AM · LM Editorial
While surface transportation received a fair amount of funding in the White House’s proposed Fiscal Year 2016 budget, which was released earlier this week, the early feedback from the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is that more attention–primarily in the form of increased funding–is needed to meet the international trade needs of the U.S. economy.
Posted 02/04 · 08:56 PM · LM Editorial
Seeking to break the deadlock in stalled West Coast longshore negotiations, the Pacific Maritime Association has made an “all-in” contract offer that would significantly increase compensation to members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).
Posted 02/04 · 05:16 PM · MMH Editorial
New plant to become company's first facility to offer injection and structural foam molding and dunnage fabrication under one roof.
Posted 02/03 · 09:29 AM · SCMR Editorial
At Oracle’s Value Chain Summit in San Jose, Calif. last week, executives shared their views on the future of “cloud” technology and its growing role in social networking.
Posted 02/03 · 08:27 AM · SCMR Editorial
Coinciding with its “Value Chain Summit,” Oracle announced the release of a new SaaS designed for supply chain managers reliant on mobile devices.
Posted 02/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
Reverse logistics can represent a significant chunk of supply chain cost—and it’s typically not very well managed. Our resident consultant suggests that it’s time for savvy logistics operations to manage reverse as an integral part of supply chain management to improve efficiency and reduce cost.
Posted 02/01 · 03:00 PM · LM Editorial
The Panama Canal expansion is moving forward on schedule, bringing with it the potential for more direct shipment between Asia and the East Coast. Ports in the Gulf are anticipating growth from trade with Latin America, while West Coast ports are just trying to retain market share.
Posted 01/30 · 01:29 PM · MMH Editorial
Event marks the 70th anniversary of industry association and event organizer MHI.
Posted 01/30 · 11:48 AM · LM Editorial
The tired cliché of “Perfect Storm,” is probably lost on East Coast shippers now weathering fierce winter winds and snow, but the expression still has currency on the Pacific Rim.