Global Logistics

By Jeff Berman · November 28, 2011
The financial crisis in Europe and overall economic uncertainty are continuing to extend the trend of flattish and slightly declining volumes, according to the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker Report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
By Patrick Burnson · November 21, 2011
As most diplomatic and trade activity grinds to a halt this holiday season, shippers should still keep their eyes on what is happening with NAFTA
By Jeff Berman · November 18, 2011
October volumes at the Port of Long Beach were down were down for the fourth straight month, according to data released by the port this week.
By Jeff Berman · November 17, 2011
After alarming declines from August to September, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, indicated that global trade activity showed a bit of a “leveling off” from September to October.
By Patrick Burnson · November 17, 2011
The National Retail Federation is reminding consumers that Free shipping isn’t free…but it works
By Patrick Burnson · November 14, 2011
The League explores "slow steaming" alternatives as well as vessel redeployment scenarios
By Patrick Burnson · November 10, 2011
One surprising finding in the UPS-sponsored "Change in the (Supply) Chain" survey was that sustainability ranked above well-known issues such as cost and responsiveness
By Patrick Burnson · November 10, 2011
A new UPS-sponsored survey suggests that high-tech manufacturers may be the first to decrease their dependence on China for sourcing
By Jeff Berman · November 10, 2011
Freight transportation services provider ABF said this week it has rolled out a new offering entitled Ocean LTL.
By Jeff Berman · November 9, 2011
LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo about the company’s quarterly performance and other industry-related items.
By Jeff Berman · November 9, 2011
As holiday shipping activity recedes into the background, import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports is expected to decrease in November, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · November 8, 2011
Only two of the original challengers remain in the trade lane, according the Paris-based consultancy, Alphaliner
By Patrick Burnson · November 8, 2011
One of the bright spots in recent export activity has been the surge in demand for U.S.-manufactured microchips. But there's a sinister threat lurking in the supply chain to disrupt this trend.
By Patrick Burnson · November 7, 2011
“What Do Shippers Want?- Global and National Perspectives” may sound Freudian, but it is certainly not rhetorical
By Jeff Berman · November 7, 2011
This hub expansion was built on 19 acres and involved widening the existing parking apron to allow for nine additional wide-body aircrafts and nine new aircraft gates.

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