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Monday, August 01, 2011

As more attention is being paid to volatility in the supply chain, many shippers are reassessing their global sourcing and distribution strategies. Will multinationals retreat to a hemispheric, near-shoring model or opt for a hybrid that maintains an international component?

Friday, July 01, 2011

The elimination of required cargo liability insurance by the FMCSA now forces shippers to independently verify the existence of the policy and nature of the coverage held by their carriers. Sound time-consuming? Our transportation law expert offers some practical advice.
Posted on 07/01 at 10:04 AM
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Sunday, May 01, 2011

With President Obama continuing to emphasize exports, specialized shipping intermediaries are more important than ever to global logistics operations. But how do shippers identify and choose the right freight forwarder?
Posted on 05/01 at 07:48 AM
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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Given the escalating offshore labor and energy costs, hemispheric trade has never been more attractive to U.S. shippers. But are they prepared with the global trade management strategies needed to navigate this regulatory landscape? Our panel weighs the risks and rewards of doing business with Canada and Mexico.
Posted on 03/01 at 09:14 AM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeMarch 2011Customs and RegulationsPermalink


Friday, January 14, 2011

Updated Incoterms, new trade agreements, and increasing demands for improvements in supply chain security are putting more pressure on global logistics managers. Our compliance expert offers an update on the evolving compliance scene and best practices for developing a “value chain” model for overcoming these challenges.
Posted on 01/14 at 10:20 AM
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Logistics Management’s sister publication, Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR), interviewed security expert Barry Brandman in its July/August 2003 issue, not long after the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. The threats to the security of supply chains have certainly not abated since that interview; if anything, they have only intensified.
Posted on 01/14 at 10:20 AM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeJanuary 2011SecurityPermalink


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Getting to know your customers is key to keeping the retail supply chain tight, say industry experts. That entails tactical and strategic reverse logistics planning designed for long-term relationships and sustainable revenue generation.
Posted on 11/10 at 11:55 AM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsSupply ChainLogisticsReverse LogisticsNovember 2010Permalink


Friday, September 10, 2010

Cargo insurance is the oldest type of insurance in existence, yet it’s often the least understood. Whether you are a transportation intermediary or a shipper, here are some cargo insurance buying tips from the unique perspective of an insurance insider.
Posted on 09/10 at 10:00 AM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsSupply ChainTransportationExportsImportsCargo InsuranceCargo LiabilityPermalink


Friday, August 13, 2010

Traditional 3PL services like transportation and logistics don’t cut it when a company wants to enlarge its global footprint. That’s when value added, strategic advice of a 4PL may be needed. But who gets the call?
Posted on 08/13 at 07:39 AM
FeaturesGlobal Logistics3PLSupply ChainTransportationPermalink


Thursday, April 01, 2010

International trade pros advise targeting areas to streamline costs, improve operating efficiencies, and cope with expanding regulations. Now, where should global shippers aim first? Three new reports may help.
Posted on 04/01 at 01:39 PM
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