Global Logistics

By Jeff Berman · April 3, 2012
Livingston International says this deal greatly expands its trade expertise and service offerings within the United States and Canada, and extends this crucial and growing part of Livingston’s business to Mexico, Europe and Asia.
By Mark Pearson · April 1, 2012
In this first installment of a two-part series, I will look at a variety of risk-focused research efforts. In May, I will offer suggestions for managing supply chain risk—not just responding more effectively but preparing more completely.
By Patrick Burnson · April 1, 2012
Scores of shippers and their freight intermediaries agree that basic brokerage and forwarding services are keeping pace with demands from new and emerging markets.
By Derik Andreoli · March 29, 2012
For logistics managers, it’s important to understand what surplus oil production capacity means to oil and fuel prices—and, therefore, your bottom line.
By Jeff Berman · March 22, 2012
CEO Fred Smith says FedEx has a profitable multi-billion dollar business in Europe and it is growing strongly.
By Jeff Berman · March 22, 2012
According to company officials, BDP AirStar expedites shipments from Chicago, New York, and Houston to Amsterdam to immediate transit to all major European destinations. This service is part of a multi-carrier partnership BDP has with KLM, Air France, and Delta.
By Jeff Berman · March 21, 2012
Data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, found that both United States-bound waterborne shipments and the number of manufacturers shipping to the U.S. from January to February declined, following gains from December to January.
By Jeff Berman · March 19, 2012
In what can potentially be viewed as a significant game changer for the global logistics and express delivery sectors, UPS and Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, said today they have reached an agreement in which UPS will acquire TNT Express for roughly $6.77 billion ($5.16 billion euro). The agreement is an all-cash offer of $9.50 per ordinary share for TNT Express.
By Jeff Berman · March 16, 2012
Following reports that talks focusing on UPS trying to acquire the express business of Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator, “have slowed” due to various issues, UPS said today that it “remains in constructive discussions” with TNT regarding a potential transaction to acquire the entire issued share capital of TNT Express.
By Jeff Berman · March 13, 2012
Following a projected 6.8 percent annual decline in import cargo volume for February, the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates is calling for a 10 percent annual gain for March.
By Jeff Berman · March 12, 2012
When the price per gallon of diesel was closer to $5 per gallon and oil barrel prices were nearly touching $150 during the summer of 2008, much was made about the possibility of North American shippers moving manufacturing operations closer to home, also known as nearshoring.
By Jeff Berman · March 7, 2012
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo about the company’s first half performance and other industry-related items.
By Jeff Berman · March 7, 2012
A Wall Street Journal report said that talks focusing on UPS trying to acquire the express business of Netherlands-based TNT NV, a provider of mail and courier services and the fourth largest global parcel operator “have slowed” due to various issues.
By Jeff Berman · March 6, 2012
TIA and CIFA officials said that promoting communication and cooperation between the largest transport intermediary associations of China and the United States which are also the world's top two largest trading powers is very necessary and important.
By Derik Andreoli · March 1, 2012
Refinery closures and sulfur regulations threaten to push diesel prices over $5 this year.

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