2018 looks to be off to a flying start for the air cargo industry, according to World ACD, but it may be too early to celebrate. Worldwide air cargo yield dropped to USD $1.89 (U.S. dollars) in January 2018, 7.8 percent below December, but 16.8 percent higher than January 2017.
To gauge shipper perspectives on trade in today’s world, and particularly about the shift in free trade agreement (FTA) focus, global logistics and transportation solutions company BDP polled U.S. importers and exporters attending its 29th Annual Regulatory Compliance Seminar in Houston in late February.
In the logistics sphere, Georgia offers every important road—as well as air and sea route—to success.
As cargo volumes and the complexity of port operations continue to increase, the Port of Long Beach and GE Transportation are collaborating on a pilot project to improve cargo flow, increase visibility, and enhance real-time decision-making.
Earlier this month, APICS and Deloitte announced the Regional winners in the 2018 case competition. The regional teams will compete for top honors at APICS 2018 in September in Chicago. Supply Chain Talent Acquisition, Logistics Work Force, Hiring logistics professionals. Careers in Logistics
I was having lunch with a friend of mine who had recently conducted a transportation sourcing event. As we ate, he bemoaned the results of his recent attempt to obtain better rates through his company’s process. “Our rates are going up and the carriers are completely unwilling to negotiate with us—where did we go wrong?”Details
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman caught up with Bill Driegert, director of Uber Freight, earlier this month. During a wide-ranging conversation, Uber Freight’s Driegert offered up insight on the company’s approach to a competitive market, the impact of the driver shortage and regulations, and where things may go from here.
The Port of Oakland issued a note of alarm about the consequences U.S. exporters may face if retaliatory measures are taken in response to tariffs imposed on inbound goods from China.
Container dwell time at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach improved in February despite historic volumes at both ports for the month of February.
Demand-driven logistics can help manage supply chain disruption caused by trade uncertainty, tariffs, protectionism, and retaliation.