Global Logistics

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.
By Jeff Berman · November 25, 2013
Panjiva reported that U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in October—at 1,178,389—were up 2 percent compared to September and up 19 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · November 19, 2013
It is not a secret that high-tech supply chains are among the most fluid and complicated as they are faced with myriad challenges in getting their goods from production to purchase. These challenges and ways in which high-tech logistics executives address them were front and center in the fourth annual global UPS Change in the (Supply) Chain survey released today by UPS.
By Jeff Berman · November 15, 2013
The Netherlands-based company said today that CEO Marv Schlanger will retire on January 2, 2014 and will be replaced by Xavier Urbain, a former executive at Kuehne+Nagel.
By Patrick Burnson · November 11, 2013
The U.S. military lost little time in responding to Typhoon Haiyan with humanitarian relief. But not all the associated challenges are related to logistics.
By LM Staff · November 11, 2013
Trade experts say cultural dissonance may continue to complicate the relationship
By Jeff Berman · November 6, 2013
BDP officials said that it is one of a small number logistics service providers were approved by Dubai Exports to provide world class, value added services and capabilities to Dubai-based exporters and solidifies BDP as a leading provider of logistics services on the Gulf Region.
By Patrick Burnson · November 1, 2013
In today’s dynamic global marketplace, increasing logistics flexibility is critical as shippers look for greater collaboration with their third-party providers on the way to seamless integration of supply chain activities.
By Patrick Burnson · November 1, 2013
The recent progress made in transport infrastructure legislation speaks volumes about the cooperation of logistics and supply chain community stakeholders. They, too, seem to reading from the same sheet of music on this issue.
By Patrick Burnson · October 25, 2013
Now shippers can obtain additional perspective with The 21st edition of the leading third-party logistics providers guide, "Who’s Who in Logistics"
By Patrick Burnson · October 8, 2013
While the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that imports have not been curtailed by the federal government shutdown, the story for U.S. exporters appears to be another matter
By Patrick Burnson · October 1, 2013
With new, complex regulatory obstacles on the horizon, our panel says that improving relationships with intermediaries should be a top priority for global shippers heading into 2014. Want to stay ahead of the game? It’s time to listen up.

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