Global Logistics

<p>“We are very vertically integrated, and grow almost all of our own fruit. But if we don’t have baskets to put them in we simply won’t have the tools to build our premium gifts.” —Jeff Brady</p> By John D. Schulz · April 1, 2014
Leveraging an existing carrier relationship, the specialty foods retailer instituted an end-to-end solution to transform its global logistics operations—and realized a 25 percent savings in inbound transportation costs in the process.
By Patrick Burnson · March 25, 2014
Menlo Logistics, the global logistics and supply chain management unit of Con-way Inc. is now looking to develop its business at the 8,500 square meter facility still further.
By LM Staff · March 18, 2014
The shorter, more direct route to meeting customer demands is prevailing in global logistics, said the two executives featured in Monday morning’s keynote, “Shipping Trends for Global Supply Chains.”
By Jeff Berman · March 4, 2014
Fourth quarter revenue for CEVA–at $2.149 billion-dropped 9.4 percent annually, while adjusted EBITDA jumped up 57.1 percent to $77 million, with the company citing cost reduction actions taken last year contributing to ongoing annual improvements for the latter. For 2013, CEVA revenue fell 8.3 percent year-over-year to $8.517 billion, due to sluggish volumes from its Freight Management group.
By LM Staff · March 3, 2014
More than a third of manufacturing firms in the small and midsized business (SMB) sector expect the economy to strengthen in the coming six months, while nearly half expect it to remain the same, according to the results of the second annual Sage Manufacturing Survey announced by Sage North America.
By Jeff Berman · March 3, 2014
CEVA said the new location, which has three times the capacity of its previous location there and based at the Parque Sur Industrial Park, is comprised of 4,400 square-meters, with capacity for 7,000 pallet positions, 10 meters of free height, and is in close proximity to the Panama Tocumen Airport as well as major highways.
By Jeff Berman · February 25, 2014
CHRW said this office will serve as a “key step in developing the Austrian market as well as improving and expanding the C.H. Robinson office network across Europe” and will be concentrated on European road transportation.
By Patrick Burnson · February 17, 2014
While we honor past presidents today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is calling upon the nation’s current chief executive to move on his promise to promote U.S. exports.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2014
Shippers and their service providers are outlining plans for the new year by identifying pain points in the reverse loop. Key to that process is developing a returns management strategy designed to provide customers with multi-channel visibility.
By Mark Pearson · February 1, 2014
In previous centuries, international trade volumes typically flowed east to west, with more goods, materials, and components journeying from emerging markets­— largely in Asia—to mature economies in Europe and North America.
By Jeff Berman · January 21, 2014
Menlo Worldwide Logistics LLC recently announced it has expanded in Malaysia with the opening of the Shah Alam Section 15 warehouse in the city of Selangor.
By Patrick Burnson · January 1, 2014
New Customs laws and regulations provide both significant challenges and opportunities for U.S. companies. Our experts outline a transactional checklist that will help shippers find their way.
By Patrick Burnson · December 17, 2013
Trade ministers from 12 countries—including the US and Canada—failed to come to agreement at their final meeting in Singapore late last year on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
By LM Staff · December 11, 2013
New monthly report offers fresh insight into U.S. export and import container activity and trends
By Jeff Berman · December 9, 2013
The thesis of “better things to come in 2014” in North Europe remained intact, according to the most recent edition of the North Europe Global Port Tracker report produced by maritime consultancy Hackett Associates and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.

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