Global Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · September 22, 2011
Concern that the United States will fail to maintain an adequate supply of the minerals needed to manufacture our most advanced products is gaining traction in Washington
By Patrick Burnson · September 21, 2011
Investment analysts greeted the news when UPS announced objectives for growing its revenue and profit over the next 3-to-5 years
By Jeff Berman · September 21, 2011
Third party logistics transportation services provider Exel, a wholly-owned entity Deutsche Post DHL, recently announced it plans to begin construction on a 250,000 square-foot distribution facility in Laredo, Texas.
By Jeff Berman · September 20, 2011
Import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports are slowly beginning to see annual monthly gains as retailers prepare for the holiday shopping season, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · September 20, 2011
The International Air Transport Association announced an upgrading of its industry profit expectations
By Jeff Berman · September 16, 2011
This announcement came 25 years to the day when UPS began operations out of this airport. Company officials said the roughly $200 million expansion, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2013, will be comprised of equipping the existing facility with additional state-of-the-art technology and an extension to the existing building, with the building processing larger freight shipments.
By Jeff Berman · September 14, 2011
CEVA Logistics recently announced it is ramping up its less-than-container-load (LCL) service offerings, with the addition of a new service from Hamburg to New York.
By Jeff Berman · September 13, 2011
Opening these new offices is part of an ongoing trend for the company in terms of expanding its global reach.
By Patrick Burnson · September 13, 2011
In another sign that the United States economy is not heading into a second dip, California exporters recorded yet another month of double-digit growth
By Jeff Berman · September 12, 2011
Global logistics and express delivery provider DHL Express recently announced it rolled out new flights between its Cincinnati and Panama hubs effective September 6.
By Patrick Burnson · September 12, 2011
The Institute for Supply Management has announced a new certification option for professionals who aim to prove their experience and broad-based knowledge in all the major components of supply management.
By Patrick Burnson · September 11, 2011
Port and industry leaders gathered in Seattle for the 100th Annual Convention of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) paused for a moment of silence on Sunday to honor those lost in the tragic event of 9/11.
By Patrick Burnson · September 8, 2011
Economists are revising earlier forecasts in light of recent fluctuations in supply chain metrics and production cycles
By Jeff Berman · September 8, 2011
Entitled the Kerry (Hung Yen) Logistics Center, company officials said this facility, which is located between Hanoi and the port city of Haiphong and provide direct ocean access to international markets, will begin operations in November.
By Patrick Burnson · September 2, 2011
UPS paints the corners on reverse logistics in this exclusive interview.

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