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Thursday, August 18, 2011
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm said this week it has added three new freight forwarding offices.
Monday, August 15, 2011
Even though there are more questions than answers when it comes to the economy and its growth rate, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed a seasonal increase in the number of United States-bound waterborne shipments.
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider MIQ Logistics announced earlier this month that it has acquired The Logistics Corporation Ltd. (TLC) to augment its service offerings in the United Kingdom and Europe.
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.
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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