Global Trade

By Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2011
Damco’s recent announcement that it would expand its services may have surprised some industry insiders, but not Brandon Fried, Executive Director of The Airforwarders Association
By Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2011
The American Association of Port Authorities will have some prominent shippers and rail partners sharing insights at its upcoming annual convention and expo
By Patrick Burnson · August 22, 2011
Damco joins several other leading freight forwarders in positive numbers this year
By Patrick Burnson · August 15, 2011
As the Environmental Protection Agency takes more time to finalize its proposed ozone standard, shippers question if this action is really necessary at all
By Patrick Burnson · 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
By Patrick Burnson · August 11, 2011
While the U.S. economy may be languishing in inertia, California exporters racked up their 20th consecutive month of vigorous growth in June
By Patrick Burnson · August 10, 2011
In its monthly report on inbound shipments, Zepol Corporation noted that Maersk Line showed the highest number of recorded containers for the year
By Patrick Burnson · 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.
By Patrick Burnson · August 9, 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.
By Patrick Burnson · August 9, 2011
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.
By Patrick Burnson · August 8, 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
By Patrick Burnson · August 8, 2011
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
By Patrick Burnson · August 8, 2011
Shippers concerned about the viability of the Port of Los Angeles in the 21st Century are advised to read two compelling arguments recently posted on mainstream political sites
By Patrick Burnson · August 5, 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
By Patrick Burnson · August 3, 2011
Shipper demand for ocean carrier capacity has failed to match the rise in supply during a slack peak season, said industry analysts

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