Global Trade

By Patrick Burnson · September 12, 2012
In a speech that should resonate with LM readers, UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis called on leaders in Washington, D.C., to prepare a bipartisan debt reduction plan by January.
By Patrick Burnson · September 1, 2012
The merging of leading Asian economies is proceeding quickly, giving U.S. shippers more trade alternatives. Here’s our current analysis of this dynamic region.
By Patrick Burnson · August 30, 2012
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for July showing slower growth in freight, but with considerable variation by region and market.
By Patrick Burnson · August 21, 2012
Deutsche Post DHL to Further Expand China and Asia-Pacific Footprint
By Patrick Burnson · August 15, 2012
Coinciding with the advent of container shipping’s “peak season,” Supply Chain Management Review asked Brian M. Conrad, Executive Administrator, TSA/WTSA to provide readers with an in-depth forecast
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2012
As was the case from April to May, global trade activity showed growth, albeit at a slower rate than earlier in the year, according to data from Panjiva
By Jeff Berman · July 23, 2012
U.S.-bound waterborne shipments, which fell 2 percent from April to May, posted a 2 percent gain from May to June at 1,083,511.
By Patrick Burnson · July 19, 2012
Soaring domestic demand in economies starved of investment and consumption will offer business exciting new markets for goods and services, said analysts
By Patrick Burnson · July 17, 2012
Rapid-Growth Markets, particularly in Asia, have the necessary tools available to ease both fiscal and monetary policy allowing growth to resume towards the end of the year.
By Patrick Burnson · June 15, 2012
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By Jeff Berman · June 15, 2012
On the heels of two strong months of global trade activity, data released by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed a bit of a slowdown from April to May.
By Jeff Berman · June 15, 2012
On the heels of two strong months of global trade activity, data released by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed a bit of a slowdown from April to May.
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By George Kokoris · June 1, 2012
Aberdeen Group's Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) Survey (January 2011) collected data from 191 companies, 69 of which were discrete industry companies.
By Patrick Burnson · June 1, 2012
Forward logistics is the primary focus for shippers of all commodities, but fine-tuning the “reverse loop” is becoming more urgent. As high-end companies develop new revenue streams, reverse logistics and after sales services are proving to be valuable tools.
By Derik Andreoli · June 1, 2012
As a logistics manager, understanding that oil and fuel prices are a function of supply and demand rather than the rogue actions of “evil speculators” is important.

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