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 05/06 · 04:43 PM · LM Editorial
Disruptions at West Coast ports, which were resolved at the end of February, may have distorted the numbers
Posted 05/06 · 08:05 AM · SCMR Editorial
The recent report by the Bureau of Economic Analysis maintains that the U.S. trade gap is largest in over 20 years. Indeed, according to the Commerce Department, the deficit widened by 43.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted $51.37 billion in March.
Posted 05/05 · 02:39 PM · MMH Editorial
Two prominent supply chain organizations—APICS and the American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L)—announced this week they plan to merge.
Posted 05/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
Forwarders who specialize in the controlled temperature marketplace are facing more regulations now than ever. But by bringing new technology into the fore, they can quickly meet compliance standards and differentiate their service. Here’s some advice for shippers looking to solve the “cold chain” challenge with the help of a third party.
Posted 05/01 · 05:00 PM · LM Editorial
At this time last year, West Coast port congestion was a speculative concern. Now that shippers have seen the worst case scenario unfold, many analysts feel that Gulf and East Coast ports are ready to pull in more vessel calls at peak season this year. Is a “battle royale” waiting for the bell?
Posted 05/01 · 08:20 AM · MMH Editorial
Modern spends 60 seconds talking to Scott Sopher at Deloitte about a recent survey conducted with MHI.
Posted 04/30 · 12:54 PM · SCMR Editorial
Programs to improve healthcare in developing countries rely, to a large extent, on the efficiency of pharmaceutical delivery systems in these regions. In places such as Southern Africa, price inflation along the value chain makes medicines less accessible.
Posted 04/29 · 01:45 PM · MMH Editorial
“The ABCs of DCs” identifies best practices for modern distribution centers across 11 key functions.
Posted 04/28 · 01:11 PM · MMH Editorial
Since 2003, when the U.S. lost 140,000 manufacturing jobs to offshoring, last year saw a net gain of more than 10,000 jobs.
Posted 04/28 · 07:20 AM · SCMR Editorial
The most recent edition of the Shippers Condition Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR made it clear that tougher times are back for supply chain managers.