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 07/09 · 08:46 AM · SCMR Editorial
According to the findings of The Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, near-sourcing is clearly reshaping supply chains, with many managers endorsing a manufacturing shift to locations closer to end markets.
Posted 07/07 · 12:24 PM · MMH Editorial
Annual transportation cost increases of $15.5 billion, an increase of 14%, have reversed other supply chain cost-saving efforts.
Posted 07/07 · 08:30 AM · SCMR Editorial
The container-shipping industry has been highly unprofitable over the past five years, note analysts with McKinsey & Company. Making things worse, earnings have been exceptionally volatile.
Posted 07/06 · 02:31 PM · MMH Editorial
Pack Expo Las Vegas celebrates its 20th anniversary and growth of both the expo and the industries it serves.
Posted 07/01 · 09:35 PM · LM Editorial
The container shipping industry has been highly unprofitable over the past five years, note analysts with McKinsey and Company. Making things worse, earnings for ocean carriers have been exceptionally volatile.
Posted 07/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
A growing reliance on automated systems makes global supply chains more vulnerable to potential criminal and terrorist cyber attacks than ever before. Analysts contend that a new “collective awareness” is necessary to thwart these assaults before they even begin.
Posted 07/01 · 05:00 PM · LM Editorial
With the expansion of the canal scheduled for early 2016, many shippers are hoping that ocean cargo efficiency will be greatly enhanced. However, experts are of mixed minds on whether this will indeed be the panacea all industry stakeholders are seeking.
Posted 06/30 · 02:11 PM · MMH Editorial
Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs and speakers from Coca-Cola, MIT and Caterpillar to headline conference on innovations that are transforming global supply chains.
Posted 06/30 · 08:37 AM · SCMR Editorial
Foreign direct investment has never been more important in catalyzing growth, whether in the developed or developing world.
Posted 06/30 · 08:32 AM · MMH Editorial
Leading private equity firm sees opportunities to continue company's growth trajectory.