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Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Many shipping analysts suggest that U.S. West Coast ports should be back on their heels when it comes to discussing the Panama Canal expansion. At least one leading port authority disagrees
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
While the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) is moving forward with an investigation of slow steaming practices in the transpacific, some analysts question whether it will even be an issue after the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Friday, January 14, 2011
Logistics Management’s sister publication, Supply Chain Management Review (SCMR), interviewed security expert Barry Brandman in its July/August 2003 issue, not long after the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. The threats to the security of supply chains have certainly not abated since that interview; if anything, they have only intensified.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Provisions that block foreign firms from bidding on major contracts with the federal government will stifle trade, says UPS
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
In a move that was widely anticipated, the European Commission imposed heavy fines on eleven air cargo carriers today for price fixing
FedEx subsidiary FedEx Trade Networks, the company’s global trade arm, is continuing its global expansion efforts, with this week’s announcement that it has opened five new offices in the Europe, Middle East, and Asia (EMEA) region. The company said the new offices are in: Budapest, Hungary; Prague, Czech Republic; Madrid, Spain; Milan, Italy; and Antwerp, Belgium.
Friday, October 22, 2010
The International Air Transport Association called for coordinated efforts to deal with the challenges of growth in the MENA region.
Friday, September 10, 2010
Dwindling space and risings rates have caused major disruptions for U.S. importers over the first half of 2010. How long will these challenges persist on the high seas? We’ve asked a couple experts to explain what ocean shippers can expect for the rest of this year.
Thursday, September 09, 2010
The number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States inched up from July to August, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
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Friday, September 03, 2010
The value of world merchandise trade rose around 25 percent in the first six months of 2010 up strongly from the same period of 2009.