Global Logistics

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.
By LM Staff · September 25, 2013
Sixty-seven percent of surveyed Chief Procurement Officers say their departments are more focused on building collaborative relationships with suppliers than on obtaining the lowest costs, according to a new survey by Consero Group.
By Jeff Berman · September 24, 2013
Global trade management technology provider Amber Road (formerly known as Management Dynamics) recently announced it has acquired Shanghai-based EasyCargo, a GTM solutions provider specializing in complex Chinese trade regulations.
By LM Staff · September 17, 2013
The undergraduate supply chain management and logistics program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is ranked fifth among the nation’s public institutions, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 rankings released last week.
By Patrick Burnson · September 12, 2013
Large companies in North America and Europe are now losing over 250,000 jobs each year in IT, finance, and other key business services areas
By Patrick Burnson · September 5, 2013
It has been nearly three months since floodwaters devastated several communities around southern Alberta in one of the largest natural disasters to ever hit the province
By Patrick Burnson · September 4, 2013
Although a recent Securities and Exchange Commission ruling requires publicly traded companies must disclose the origins of conflict minerals contained in their products by May 2014, many supply chain managers may fail to meet the deadline.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2013
Threatened by “emerging nation” neighbors that can provide cheaper labor and more cost-effective transportation, China is now pushing back with even more development to keep pace.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2013
Market research confirms that the freight forwarding industry is stabilizing, with the market leaders staying on top through mergers, acquisitions, and sticking to core competences.

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