Interstate highways are instrumental in the delivery of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

At 60, The U.S. Interstate Highway System Shows Signs of Neglect and Decline

As the United States prepare to observe the 60th anniversary of interstate highway system, some are saying that it has gone from an economy-lifting network to a system that is increasingly clogged and decaying from lack of sufficient investment. President Dwight Eisenhower signed the National Interstate and … Read More

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Logistics Hiring: Warehousing Up, Transportation Down

Release of May Jobs Report Continues 2015 Hiring Trends

It’s difficult to put a positive spin on the May job numbers released by the Department of Labor. Labor force participation decreased for the second straight month, and just 38,000 new jobs were added, far short of the 160,000 anticipated. However, the news isn’t all grim in the U.S. logistics sector. The “Help Wanted” signs are out for those seeking employment in the right places. While trucking companies and railroads are cutting jobs, there is a gap between increasing needs in warehousing and available applicants in the workforce, and that gap seems to grow larger every day.

CaroTrans and LEO Partnership May Benefit U.S-Thailand Trade

Merger of Freight Consolidator and Logistics Resources will Provide Weekly Import/Export Service Between Bangkok and U.S. Ports

At a time when the global trade and shipping news out of Thailand has not been encouraging, there was one positive sign in the partnership announcement between two prominent NVOCC (non-vessel operation common carrier) companies. Ocean freight consolidator CaroTrans has entered a “significant” partnership with market leader LEO Global Logistics Group, merging resources that include…

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13 Logistics Industry Thought Leaders

What does it mean to be a thought leader? The term has become common corporate-speak for just about anything involving advice on how to do business, but we set out to look for the executives who have ushered in new eras, quickly and creatively adapted to changing landscapes, and reinvigorated age-old challenges with innovative thinking… Read More

web Steve Lowery 10:05 AM  6/8/2016

THESE 22 COMPANIES ARE PROVIDING BEST-IN-CLASS SOFTWARE TO STREAMLINE YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

It wasn’t that long ago when the most feared creature on the corporate landscape was the Tech Guy, an arrogant, belittling beast so ubiquitous that Saturday Night Live’s Jimmy Fallon created a recurring Tech Guy character complete with his own I-know-more-than-you tagline: “Moooove!” Our list of the best 3PLs for tech solutions, whether software, web-… Read More

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Training is important to ensure compliance with regulations pertaiining to shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade. Peter Buxbaum 3:01 AM  6/10/2016

Disregarding Trade Compliance is Risky Business

Multinational companies are not investing in their employees’ trade compliance training, even though organizations and individuals that fail to comply with trade regulations face substantial penalties, according to survey results released from the global trade management solutions provider Amber Road and its Global Trade Academy. The survey of 300 U.S.-based global companies across a range… Read More

web Bob Andelman 12:09 PM  6/6/2016

THE VALUE OF A GLOBAL MBA

Sean Scott is the director of strategic business at Celadon in Indianapolis. He might just be the poster child for the value of a global MBA. “There’s been a lot of stuff that I learned in the classroom,” says the current executive MBA student at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. “Fortunately, I’m already in… Read More

New executive education program trains personel of global services companies including those that carry shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade. Peter Buxbaum 3:22 AM  5/6/2016

CIMA and The Hackett Group Launch Advanced Diploma in Global Business Services

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and The Hackett Group, Inc. have announced the launch of the Advanced Diploma in Global Business Services (GBS). This is the second offering in their Certified GBS Professionals (CGBSP) program, a comprehensive career development system for the GBS and Shared Services sector from CIMA and The Hackett Group…. Read More

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