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 06/16 · 08:00 AM · SCMR Editorial
Port information technology leaders – along with their counterparts in private industry and other critical infrastructure (CI) – have been confronting the threat of cybersecurity for some time.
Posted 06/15 · 07:55 AM · SCMR Editorial
The bigger, the better could serve as a accurate description of the third-party logistics (3PL) sector, given the increasing activity of large-scale 3PL-related acquisitions, coupled with the steady revenue growth the sector has seen and is expected to see in the future, too.
Posted 06/10 · 03:47 PM · SCMR Editorial
International shippers in retail and manufacturing sectors may tap into new market intelligence on the regulatory landscape, spokesmen for FM Global announced today.
Posted 06/09 · 08:38 AM · SCMR Editorial
Shippers’ growing reliance on automated systems makes global supply chains more vulnerable to potential criminal and terrorist cyber attacks than ever before.
Posted 06/09 · 08:24 AM · SCMR Editorial
As noted in today’s news section, a new study done by Hong Kong’s Standard Chartered Bank suggests that China’s status as world's leading manufacturer may be in decline.
Posted 06/09 · 08:08 AM · SCMR Editorial
According to a report from Hong Kong’s Standard Chartered Bank, world trade growth has been weak recently and the expansion of Global Supply Chains (GSCs) has lost momentum.
Posted 06/04 · 08:52 AM · SCMR Editorial
As the Port of Houston and other Gulf cargo gateways recover from last month's big storm, Hurricane specialists have identified the most vulnerable regions in the nation’s supply chain.
Posted 06/04 · 08:38 AM · LM Editorial
As the Port of Houston and other Gulf cargo gateways recover from last months big storm, Hurricane specialists have identified the most vulnerable regions in the nation’s supply chain.
Posted 06/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
Fueled by NAFTA, trade between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico is booming. But not knowing the nuances and fine print can be costly for
U.S.-based business wishing to take advantage of burgeoning, neighboring markets. Here’s how to best play the NAFTA transportation game.
Posted 06/01 · 05:00 PM · LM Editorial
Top ocean carrier analysts say that accelerated transformation and closer alliances are critical for escaping the vicious cycle characterized by overcapacity, industry fragmentation, and low shareholder returns. Shippers, meanwhile, may finally see an uptick in schedule integrity.