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

Why ocean cargo carriers may dig Nicaragua

Posted 09/12 · 03:02 PM · LM Editorial
The Nicaragua Canal will be three times the length of the Panama Canal, crossing the major Lago de Nicaragua, one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in the region.

Job Opportunities on the Leading Edge of SCM

Posted 09/12 · 06:48 AM · SCMR Editorial
There is something special happening in one area of the Public Sector, and it is about to provide unique career opportunities for the right procurement and supply chain professionals.

East Coast vs. West Coast seaports: eastern seaboard harbors the winners

Posted 09/09 · 12:26 PM · LM Editorial
Rumors of labor strikes and other supply chain disruptions are inspiring logistics executives to look toward the Eastern Seaboard. While West Coast ports remain dominant, JLL’s sixth annual Seaport Outlook shows rapid growth and demand for space by the nation’s ports on the East Coast.

Surge in U.S. Exports Creates New Opportunities for Supply Chain Managers

Posted 09/09 · 08:04 AM · SCMR Editorial
Real exports have now increased five straight months, after dropping sharply in the first quarter.
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Supply Chain Managers Become More Reliant on Foreign Trade Zones

Posted 09/09 · 07:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
The value of exports from America’s Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs) increased by 13.7 percent in 2013, to a record-high 79.5 billion in merchandise exported, according to figures released by the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Board in its Annual Report to Congress.

The Risk of Failure

Posted 09/05 · 11:33 AM · SCMR Editorial
Global supply chains have become longer, stretching worldwide; and with every stretched link comes the potential for a weak spot and additional risk of failure.

PierPass continues to ease container throughput at LA/Long Beach

Posted 09/05 · 09:52 AM · LM Editorial
PierPass Inc. recently announced that its OffPeak program has reached a major milestone, diverting its 30 millionth truck trip from weekday, daytime traffic in Los Angeles and Long Beach since the program began in July 2005.

Stop and Shop honored with supply chain education award

Posted 09/04 · 05:39 AM · MMH Editorial
The Bryant University Diamond Award for Industry Excellence in Supply Chain Education, granted by the Bryant University and the Supply Chain Management Summit, recognizes an organization that demonstrates superior commitment to supply chain education.

MasterCard and Basware Partner to Expedite B2B Payments

Posted 09/03 · 09:44 AM · SCMR Editorial
New research indicates that supply chain managers are increasingly confronted by the challenges of a “late paying culture,” undermining buyer-supplier relationships.
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Port of Seattle Commission selects Ted J. Fick as next CEO

Posted 09/03 · 08:49 AM · LM Editorial
The Port of Seattle’s search for a new leader appears to be at end as its commission named Ted J. Fick to take over as CEO late last week.
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