Global Logistics

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.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2011
While industry analysts slightly differ on who belongs on the “Top 25” list this year, all agree that the most dynamic freight forwarders are only going to get bigger and smarter as the global marketplace becomes more complex.
By Sarah · September 1, 2011
Freight traffic in Europe is steadily growing, and most of its ports, air carriers, and third party logistics providers are making investments in infrastructure and networks to cope with today’s new challenges and increase their safety and environmental standards.
By Patrick Burnson · August 31, 2011
A new agreement between global supply chain groups may boost world class procurement and supply management training in Asia-Pacific region and beyond
By Jeff Berman · August 31, 2011
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 Patrick Burnson · August 23, 2011
Damco’s recent announcement that it would expand its services may have surprised some industry insiders, but not Brandon Fried, Executive Director of The Airforwarders Association
By Patrick Burnson · August 22, 2011
Damco joins several other leading freight forwarders in positive numbers this year
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · 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.
By Jeff Berman · August 15, 2011
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.
By Patrick Burnson · 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
By Patrick Burnson · 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.

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