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Shipowners are suffering from fewer shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Pain of Current Container Market Extends Beyond Carriers

Much of the focus on the recent slump in the container shipping market has focused on the bottom lines of the shipping lines that move cargo on the water. Their ever-diminishing profits have now almost universally turned to losses. Less is known about the financial health of the shipowners … Read More

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5 LESSONS MILITARY VETERANS CAN TEACH YOU ABOUT EXPORTING

John W. Mitchell 12:57 PM  4/6/2016 Noah_7130FILM

One of the first lessons Noah Glanville learned about selling overseas was to double check the shipping container specs. “The first [shipment] to Australia, I got a quote for a 40-foot container. [The shipping company] said that 280 units would fit into the container, but it was only 240,” explains Glanville, founder and president of… Read More

America's Leading EDCs

Keri Forsythe-Stephens 11:29 AM  2/11/2016 lead-iamge

We’ve been looking forward to introducing this feature into the pantheon of Global Trade special issues for quite a while, as it gives us a more focused venue for spotlighting the excellent work of America’s economic development corporations (EDCs) than we are afforded with our annual crowd favorite, “America’s Top Cities for Global Trade.” These… Read More

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HOW EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROPELLED THESE CAREERS

Bob Andelman 12:46 PM  4/6/2016 education

If you want to know what going back to college and taking a degree (or certificate) program in supply-chain management can do for advancing a career, just ask Andre C. Winters, vice president of Business Development with Magno International, a third-party logistics company headquartered in Doral, Florida. When Winters started out in the University of… Read More

How To Pick A Supply Chain Management School

Bob Andelman 1:46 PM  2/9/2016 ALL IN THE FAMILY University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton College of Business works closely with Wal-Mart for its Masters of Supply Chain Management degree—which led to an internship that led to a job offer for Kyani Alford. (Photo: Wal-Mart)

Kyani Alford always imagined herself as an industrial engineer. She even landed an internship at Wal-Mart headquarters in Bentonville in that discipline. But the University of Arkansas junior discovered that dreaming of being an engineer and actually being one were quite different. But she also discovered the field of supply chain analysis at Wal-Mart and… Read More

tOSU Expands Role of Eyefreight TMS in Transportation Management and Logistics Curriculum

Peter Buxbaum 5:00 AM  1/27/2016 Ohio State is using technology to teach management of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Eyefreight, a transportation management systems provider, has partnered with The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business to use Eyefreight technology to solve company logistics-related challenges in OSU’s business logistics engineering programs. Earlier this year, the Eyefreight TMS was introduced to students in the department’s Logistics Technology and Transportation Management course. With the success of… Read More

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