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Brexit will impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
EU AND UK: Negotiations over Brexit are ongoing.

Brexit: Journey to the unknown

On March 29, 2019 the United Kingdom will leave the European Union – and with it the customs union, the EU’s common commercial policy and the European single market, which had hitherto committed the UK to the free movement of labor. Yet with Brexit only some months away, future customs arrangements between the negotiating parties remain totally unpredictable. The uncertainty … Read More

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Trump Sees Little Political or Economic Downside to Tariffs

Putting Additional Pressure on Trading Partners by Limiting Negotiating Opportunities

For all of the breast-beating over President Donald Trump’s tariff war, it’s possible that the economic and political stars are… Read More

Republican Lawmakers Oppose Administration Tariffs on Auto Imports

Caution Administration From Claiming National Security ‘When It’s Clearly An Economic Issue’

The Trump administration is catching flack for it is investigation  of tariffs on auto imports on national security grounds, including… Read More

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Air shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade can help optimize supply chains.
FREQUENT FLIER: Multiple air shipment options make air cargo essential for many supply chains.
Matt Castle 12:46 AM  7/13/2018

TAKE FLIGHT

Air cargo can be an important and highly efficient component of today’s optimized supply chain. For many products, markets and industries, air cargo is the critical link that allows organizations to respond to customer demands in a timely manner. Multiple air shipment options, as well as advancements in reporting and aircraft efficiency, make air cargo essential for many supply chains. Indeed, air cargo can help organizations optimize their supply chain in three important ways. It allows the speed needed to deliver time … Read More

More shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade require temperature controls.
BRRRRR: Worker uses thermometer to measure temperature of ready meals in warehouse’s cold room.
GT Staff 12:33 AM  7/12/2018

COLD CHAIN 101

Sustainability in the supply chain is not about being trendy. Customers are paying more attention to their carbon footprint, and evidence shows that they want to partner with a 3PL that upholds those same environmental and social standards. So how can you do your part when you own and operate power-hungry temperature-controlled warehouse facilities? Follow these examples from Americold, a single source for temperature-controlled supply chain solutions. Measuring your energy: Responsible energy conservation can lower power usage and your carbon footprint, and … Read More

Global Logistics

American Airlines flies shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade to Cuba.
CUBA BOUND: Already the leading U.S. passenger carrier to Cuba, American Airlines launched cargo service to the island nation.

East Rutherford, New Jersey-based Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management solutions, on June 5 announced a new partnership with Dow Jones Risk & Compliance to offer enhanced Restricted Party Screening (RPS). Dow Jones Risk & Compliance’s Sanctions Ownership Research (SOR) list has been integrated with Amber Road’s Global Knowledge database, which helps automate RPS processes to quickly vet … Read More

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Costs of relocating companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
AUSTIN: For relocators, its first month living cost amounts to $1,979.22.

Moving to Austin: Price of Relocation Based on Living Costs

GT Staff 12:19 AM  7/2/2018

Furnished apartment search engine, Nestpick, has released a study revealing the first month living costs involved with relocating to 80 cities around the globe. From years of experience helping individuals to move, Nestpick knows that the initial costs involved with relocation can vary widely depending on location. To help those looking to move, the furnished apartment and room aggregator decided … Read More

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Siam Bioscience wants more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
SIAM BIOSCIENCE: the company produces products that require temperature controls.

The government of Thailand has embarked on a program called Thailand 4.0 which encourages investments in advanced industries that make use of automation, robotics, and digitization. Two companies that fall under that umbrella—Siam Bioscience, a biotechnology company, and CPRAM, a food processor—also have something else in common: they rely on investments in Thailand’s cold chain logistics infrastructure. Siam Bioscience, a company founded … Read More

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MBA programs offer concentrations in managing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
MBA GRADUATES: Those in logistics management are well-positioned to secure supply-chain jobs.
GT Staff 12:29 AM  6/11/2018

Logistics and Supply Chain MBA Programs

A growing number of universities in the United States are offering Masters in Business Administration programs—many of them online—with concentrations in logistics management and other related fields—such as supply-chain management, process reengineering, information technology, strategic planning, and shipping. And for good reason: market demand for supply chain and logistics professionals is growing and so are salaries in the field. Logistics in the U.S. is a $1.3 trillion industry and growing. MBAs in logistics management are well-positioned to secure jobs as … Read More

Academic programs enhance skills in the management of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
WRITING ON THE WALL: It’s proven that advanced degrees enrich logistics professionals in multiple ways.
Peter Buxbaum 12:31 AM  3/26/2018

SUCCESS SECRETS

Market demand for supply chain and logistics professionals is growing and so are salaries in the field. Studies show that businesses are filling 270,000 logistics jobs a year and that employment in the field will have increased 22 percent between 2012 and 2022. If you’ve got an undergraduate degree, earning a master’s may be the best bet to a higher salary. The Institute for Supply Management says a supply chain professional with a master’s degree earns 25 percent more than one … Read More

Education programs for executives in companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.
THE FIRST COHORT OF STUDENTS SURROUNDS SIR JAMES DYSON (Image: Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology)
Todd Mathews 12:04 AM  9/28/2017

USD OFFERS M.B.A. WITH OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT SPECIALIZATION

The University of South Dakota Beacom School of Business now offers an online Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with Operations and Supply Chain Management specialization. Enrollees “benefit from in-depth study of supply chain management, lean management, quality control and other topics relevant in today’s rapidly evolving global market,” according to Beacom School of Business officials. In addition to the core M.B.A. courses that prepare students for leadership in any business role, those on the Operations and Supply Chain Management tract can … Read More

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