Global Trade

By Jeff Berman · November 20, 2013
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By George Kokoris · November 4, 2013
Aberdeen Group's Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) Survey (January 2011) collected data from 191 companies of which 56 claim to have active C-level support for supply chain process/technology investments.
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By George Kokoris · November 4, 2013
Research conducted in April 2013 by SCM World on managing global manufacturing footprints highlighted the growing complexity of cross-border trade. Where globalization once meant low-cost country sourcing, today it is clear that goods must move in all directions at once – east to west, north to south, rich country to poor country and back again.
By Jeff Berman · October 30, 2013
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By Jeff Berman · October 30, 2013
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in September—at 1,155,361—were down 6 percent from August and down 9.4 percent from July’s 1,230,726 shipments, which was the highest ever month for shipments based on Panjiva data going back to 2007
By Jeff Berman · September 24, 2013
Building off of a strong month in trade activity in July, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed that trend continuing into August.
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By George Kokoris · September 5, 2013
By integrating a supply chain visibility solution with your import compliance program, you will have the tools needed to collect, organize and report the key data elements to ensure optimal supply chain performance, and comply with regulations such as the Importer Security Filing (ISF).
By Jeff Berman · July 19, 2013
While global trade growth patterns remain intact, trade activity was mostly stuck in neutral in June, according to data released this week by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.
By Patrick Burnson · June 13, 2013
A long talked about alternative to the Panama Canal moved one step closer this week
By Patrick Burnson · May 29, 2013
Ocean cargo carriers comprising the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) announced their intention to raise rates this summer.
By Jeff Berman · May 22, 2013
Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, recently announced that through a partnership with Export to China (ETCN) it is the first company to make Chinese trade data accessible in searchable company profiles.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2013
Ongoing economic “volatility” and the growing global focus on sustainability are placing more pressure on logistics managers to establish a strategic, alternative distribution network. Here’s some food for thought before establishing yours.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 1, 2013
In our previous column we introduced the concept of “dynamic operations:” supply chain networks that respond quickly and smoothly to changing business conditions. We also identified dynamic operations’ four enabling capabilities and looked briefly at how they work together to help companies identify, accommodate, and even benefit from supply chain disruptions. The first of these capabilities is “insight to action.”

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