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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Data from Panjiva showed gains from December to January for both United States-bound waterborne shipments and the number of manufacturers shipping to the U.S.
Posted on 02/21 at 02:10 PM
NewsGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeManufacturingPanjivaPermalink

Monday, February 20, 2012

While mainstream media reports suggest that open seas piracy has decreased, shipping experts note that the crisis is worse than ever
Posted on 02/20 at 06:44 PM
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Friday, February 17, 2012

Reports out of Europe today are stating that Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, rejected an offer by UPS for TNT’s express business.
Posted on 02/17 at 02:21 PM
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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider MIQ Logistics recently announced that it has bolstered its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) presence through an initiative centered on providing less-than-container (LCL) consolidation services from Istanbul, Turkey to New York.
Posted on 02/16 at 10:26 AM
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Thursday, February 09, 2012

The logistics capabilities of Panama can serve as the logistics hub of the Americas, said Alberto Aleman Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority.
Posted on 02/09 at 12:04 PM
NewsGlobal LogisticsOcean ShippingPanama CanalPermalink

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

The implementation of the FMCSA’s Safety Measurement System (SMS) has the unintended effect of increasing shippers’ exposure to vicarious liability for highway accidents. Our transportation law expert explains how this came to be and calls on the industry to come together to support a legislative solution.
Posted on 02/01 at 06:33 PM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeCustoms & RegulationsFebruary 2012Permalink

While Mexico and Canada remain our primary international opportunity, LM’s analyst panel tell us that bolder players will be exploring more distant markets once the Panama Canal expansion is complete.
Posted on 02/01 at 01:44 PM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeFebruary 2012Permalink

This past month I was in Central America working with a natural resources firm on the negotiation of terms and freight for global supply and distribution. I was reminded again of the diversity of cultures and approaches to negotiation, contracting, and price components.
Posted on 02/01 at 12:58 PM
ColumnsGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeFebruary 2012Permalink

As supply chains continue to become more global and complex, the risk of disruption intensifies. Yet while most companies recognize the increased risk potential, many are ill prepared to handle a disruption. This article argues for a new set of risk management techniques in a world where heightened supply chain risk is now part of the game.
Posted on 02/01 at 12:17 PM
FeaturesGlobal LogisticsGlobal TradeFebruary 2012Permalink

Monday, January 30, 2012

Spurred in large part by a 40 percent gain in shipments from Asia in 2011, less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services provider Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) said it has expanded its Pacific Promise less-than-container load (LCL) service to ten ports in eight Asian countries.
Posted on 01/30 at 01:08 PM
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