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 07/31 · 02:56 PM · LM Editorial
While many industry analysts contend that distribution centers near U.S. East Coast ports will see a surge of new business after the Panama Canal expansion, real estate experts say this phenomena is already underway.
Posted 07/30 · 12:34 PM · SCMR Editorial
Global supply chain managers will be tracking the progress of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Maui, Hawaii this week, as negotiating parties hope to finalize the agreement
Posted 07/30 · 08:22 AM · LM Editorial
Global logistics managers will be tracking the progress of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks in Maui, Hawaii this week, as negotiating parties hope to finalize the agreement.
Posted 07/29 · 09:44 AM · SCMR Editorial
Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers, based in Portland, Oregon, is an importer of high quality specialty-grade coffees from over 15 countries around the world. As pioneer of the “Relationship Coffee Model,” it has championed the direct trade model and the creation of closer connections between farmers and consumers.
Posted 07/29 · 07:48 AM · LM Editorial
The three California port directors who faced the wrath of shippers at the annual meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) in San Francisco late last June, surprised many with their candor and heartfelt mea culpas.
Posted 07/24 · 02:53 PM · MMH Editorial
Regardless of how it gets done, an emphasis on high-level data quality and management needs attention from both shippers and providers.
Posted 07/22 · 11:28 AM · LM Editorial
Last week, more than 100 business groups, which included transportation and logistics providers and other supply chain concerns, penned a letter to U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chairman John Thune, heralding the approval of the Ports Performance Act by the Committee.
Posted 07/22 · 08:19 AM · LM Editorial
While organized labor has yet to weigh in on Executive Order B-32-15, leaders should recognize that California's complex freight transportation system is responsible for one-third of the state's economy and jobs, with freight-dependent industries accounting for over $700 billion in revenue and over 5 million jobs.
Posted 07/21 · 08:53 AM · SCMR Editorial
The ocean container carrier industry has been plagued by overcapacity of late, but a new technology partnership may begin to address it
Posted 07/20 · 11:12 AM · LM Editorial
As the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) concludes its first financial trading year 2014-15, its Annual Report reflects on the achievements of the past 12 months including how it has worked with other organizations in its role as an effective voice for shippers around the world.