Filed in Global Trade
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
While Mexico and Canada remain our primary international opportunity, LM
’s analyst panel tell us that bolder players will be exploring more distant markets once the Panama Canal expansion is complete.
This past month I was in Central America working with a natural resources firm on the negotiation of terms and freight for global supply and distribution. I was reminded again of the diversity of cultures and approaches to negotiation, contracting, and price components.
As supply chains continue to become more global and complex, the risk of disruption intensifies. Yet while most companies recognize the increased risk potential, many are ill prepared to handle a disruption. This article argues for a new set of risk management techniques in a world where heightened supply chain risk is now part of the game.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Ocean cargo shippers can expect a slight surge in business this year, with the economic tide lifting all boats
Logistics managers with time-critical cargo on their hands may opt for charter option
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The final pieces of the Far East-North Europe jigsaw are falling into place following last week’s confirmation by UASC that the carrier will expand its cooperation with CSCL and CMA CGM on the trade
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Port of Long Beach has reached a tentative agreement on a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line for the Middle Harbor property
The 7 percent sequential decline comes on the heels of a 0.2 percent gain from October to November
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Friday, January 20, 2012
In an exclusive interview with Logistics Management, Kevin T. Lynskey, Assistant Director, Port Miami, readers are given a current evaluation of this booming ocean cargo gateway.
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Thursday, January 19, 2012
Panama is moving closer to its goal of becoming a logistical hub with the announcement of a major new shift in container vessel deployments.