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Friday, August 12, 2011
President Obama’s “National Export Initiative” of doubling exports by 2015 took a significant hit today, with the release of new figures by the Department of Commerce
Thursday, August 11, 2011
In its quarterly statement to investors, Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. announced that Matson would withdraw one of its two U.S.-China ocean carrier services.
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports will remain below last year’s levels for the remainder of the summer before seeing year-over-year gains again this fall as retailers begin to stock up for the holiday season.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
U.S. shippers may be “breathing a sigh of relief” that unemployment numbers are taking a step in the right direction. But the world’s largest retail trade association says much more needs to be done…and soon.
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
As noted in yesterday’s report, a new UPS survey of healthcare executives revealed some surprising facts about new trends global distribution. Subsequent interviews captured more information on reverse logistics.
In the wake of the contentious debt-ceiling vote, the U.S. Congress headed for its August recess without finalizing action on stalled free trade agreements (FTA) with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama. For U.S. exporters, the hope is that at the very least, a deal with Panama will be cut when Congress reconvenes.
Monday, August 08, 2011
As the current global workforce continues to remain in a fluid pattern of activity, logistics providers are reinventing themselves to provide value-added relocation services
Healthcare executives in the U.S., Europe and Asia are seeing both risks and opportunities as the pace of change in the healthcare industry accelerates globally, according to a new UPS survey
Friday, August 05, 2011
While the global economic crisis continues to capture mainstream business press headlines this week, one supply chain industry analyst reports that other recent trends bear watching
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Pilot officials said that this new location is the first Europe-based company-owned station, adding that it will provide new and existing customers with various services, including air, ocean, ground, and logistics.