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January 9 – 11
NORTHWEST FOOD & BEVERAGE WORLD 2017
This event incorporates leading-edge educational sessions with the largest regional trade show in the industry, attracting industry decision-makers

INDIAN BANK NOTES
Currency, of course, is the oxygen of any financial ecosystem. And there again India’s rapid development and growth have the country gagging, especially

We’ve written lots of stories about how growth in a particular industry will many times fuel improvements in the methods that industry uses to ship its

When it comes to software designed to streamline supply chains, there’s old global trade management, and then there’s the new.
The old school global trade management (GTM)

It’s been said that New York City is America’s business capital, but now that President-elect Trump is heading to the White House, look for that moniker

Some people who have worked hard their entire life retreat to the golf course or get themselves a little beach cottage and park themselves on the

With the new year fast approaching and bringing with it the Trump era, global traders have much to consider while preparing for changes in 2017 and

Are you thinking about operating your own warehouse? If you’re new to exporting that’s probably not the best idea. But keep that thought in mind for

When it comes to carriers, the drayage industry tends to run a little differently. The majority of drayage carriers are actually contracted owner/operators rather than employees.

In mid-September, Schneider National announced that it had obtained the green light for streamlined Customs clearance for select commodities moving to Mexico at Kansas City Southern

It was the classic shipper’s nightmare of an overseas shipment gone wrong. Albert Saphir, president of logistics consulting and training firm ABS Consulting, recalls the case

Here’s one way to get your 3PL to provide a service you need: Ask.
Third-party logistics providers will tell you that the development of many of their

What are the reasons to continue your education in supply-chain management?
If you’re the chief executive, what reasons might you have to support employees interested in

It’s a great time to be an exporter. The recent American Express Grow Global Survey found that 80 percent of U.S. businesses with $250,000 to $1

To understand what goes into making Combustion Associates Inc. the “poster child” for small companies that export in a big way, how they went from outsider

When wealthy Dutch burghers sat down to sumptuous feasts, they took great pride in the sophisticated and lavish decorations that appointed their dining rooms. They were

APL Logistics Ltd. announced in August the setup of APL Logistics Oman, a new joint venture company with Arab Global Logistics LLC in Oman. The new

Rohit Arora, CEO of Biz2Credit in New York City, had to take currency fluctuations into account when striking a deal with an Australian firm to license

Air cargo is the obvious transportation option if you need to get something somewhere fast. If you have a shipment that needs to be in Europe

Albert Saphir, principal of ABS Consulting, was contacted not long ago to help with an international sourcing effort that could serve as an illustration on how

Air cargo trade group expects more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Over the years, we here at Global Trade have gone out of our way to remind small, or smaller, business owners who believe the global marketplace

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
Population: 559,121 | Unemployment: 6.4 percent | Population Growth Since 2000: 448,607 to 559,121
City business officials say they are going to push to turn

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
Population: 827,097 | Unemployment: 4.5 percent | Project: Tryon Place, Stonewall Corridor
It’s hard to keep up with what’s going up in Charlotte, both in

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Population: 132,609 | Unemployment: 4.9 percent | Top University: College of Charleston
Little more than two years ago, the Milken Institute ranked the Charleston region

AMARILLO, TEXAS
Population: 198,645 | Unemployment: 2.8 percent | Key Infrastructure: BNSF Railway Complex

Besides a busy freight train complex—BNSF alone serves more than 100 trains a day—and

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Population: 88,512 | Unemployment: 4.1 percent | Fortune 500 Companies: 0
From 1960 to well into the ’90s, Asheville’s population hovered around 60,000 but grew

BUFFALO, NEW YORK
Population: 258,071 | Unemployment: 4.5 percent | Closest Port: Port of Buffalo
Though Buffalo shipped a respectable amount of exports last year ($4.8 billion),

ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Population: 463,878 | Unemployment: 5.3 percent | Median Home Price: $200,900
Atlanta has reasserted itself as a destination for professionals—its population grew 10 percent in

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA
Population: 212,461 | Unemployment: 6.0 percent | Population Growth Since 2010: 0.1 percent
The former steel center of the South was forced to remodel its economic

ALBANY, NEW YORK
Population: 98,469 | Unemployment: 3.9 percent | Leading Industries: Healthcare, Technology
Albany’s Tech Valley has become something of a magnet for top talent. Started in

AUSTIN, TEXAS
Population: 931,830 | Unemployment: 2.9 percent | Sales Tax: 8.25 percent

The energy and independent spirit that first brought Austin to national prominence for its music/film/art

Optimizing freight in a domestic supply chain is a science that has been evolving for the past 20 years. Beyond truckload moves or your grandfather’s streamlined

The American railroad industry has a storied history, given the important role railroads played in the industrial development of the country. Exporters who ship their products

Every schoolchild knows Columbus was looking for India when he stumbled upon the Americas. But the Portuguese actually reached India by sea in the 1490s. And

A lot of nerves were frayed in February and March last year, as cargo piled up at West Coast ports owing to the standoff between labor

Yusen Logistics says it significantly strengthened its logistics presence in Duisburg, Germany, in June by acquiring a new warehouse and expanding its storage capacity by nearly

This election, same as all previous elections, is the “most important in history.” Maybe that’s true this time. The inheritance likely awaiting either Donald Trump or

Many exporters get so excited about winning new business overseas that they forget about the potential risks. The hazards they overlook may include business perils like

September 13 – 15
FTR TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE 2016
Billed as “The Premier Forecasting Event of the Year,” this conference features two full days of content broken out into

A few years ago, Whirlpool Corp. made a push to get extended payment terms from its vendor base. Instead of the prevailing 60-day terms, the Michigan-based

Everything about The Beast was big—from its more than 70,000-pound heft, to a 60 tooth cutter mill capable of grinding 800 yards of stumps and whole

For the fourth year, we present you with 105 of America’s Leading 3PLs, a compilation of service providers in needs-based categories that we hope will guide

You know, there are a lot of similarities between beer and ice cream. One’s a delicious treat on a hot day that can nevertheless prove harmful

As exporters, the readers of Global Trade are stewards of businesses that grow faster than those concerned only with the domestic market. That growth, and the

Quick—what were the largest ships in the pre-industrial world? Not the Spanish galleons that brought New World silver across the Atlantic; and not the British men

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,

As exporters, the readers of Global Trade are stewards of businesses that grow faster than those concerned only with the domestic market. That growth, and the

The 1960s—considered the “golden age of air travel”—may be long gone, but the 25 carriers below are bringing glamour back to the international skies. Whether you’re

Picking a port isn’t as simple as going to the closest option. Sure, some ports can do it all, but many specialize in certain types of

Industry events may seem to have become a form of collective memento mori for logistics professionals these days, as logistics conferences often contain at least one

Changes in how manufacturing contributes to shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade in developing countries.

Advances in technology and changing trade patterns are affecting opportunities for export-led manufacturing. Smart automation, advanced robotics, and 3D printing are new factors influencing which locations

Container ships carry shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

International transport and logistics executives using container shipping are facing the biggest shift in their ocean provider base for 20 years and must adapt their procurement

Humanitarian aid often costs of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Not every country can go it alone. Trained personnel, equipment, and assets must be deployed to conduct rescue missions, provide relief to victims, and assist with

Qatar carriers shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Qatar Airways Cargo carried over 100 tons of garments in collaboration with one of its major customers, EFL (Expo Freight), headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, early

Delata carries air shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

C.H. Robinson’s revolutionary new supply chain technology may not have been able to stop this summer’s hurricanes from slamming Texas and Florida, but it would have

FAA replaces control tower to facilitate air shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In the wake of Hurricane Irma‘s destructive path through the Caribbean, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting storm recovery efforts in the US Virgin Islands

Vessel carries shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On the heels of the first construction contract for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project being awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), South Carolina

US investigating Japan and Kazakhstan shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of titanium

US and Thailand has trade relationship involving shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has announced an out-of-cycle review (OCR) of Thailand’s Special 301 status due to positive steps the country has taken regarding

Facilitating shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

We’ve all spent too much time in traffic jams. Commuters in Los Angeles spent over 100 hours in traffic in 2016. Collectively, Americans spent eight billion

FTSI doesn't measure shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, reached an all-time high in July,

GDPR applies to companies with EU shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The compliance deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)—the EU’s comprehensive data protection regulation—looms ever-closer and the world of IT is still struggling to execute

Selling shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade in Eastern Europe.

For companies doing business in Eastern Europe, the outlook looks positive on the surface. Countries in the region are seeing their economies improve, thanks to increased

Consultant coaches companies on developing markets for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Damon Claus formerly led global sales at 4moms, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based maker of technology-enabled baby gear such as infant tubs, swings and car seats. After helping

3PLs manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

What is the biggest challenge facing CIOs in the logistics industry?
Cyberterrorism and finding qualified, experienced staff are the biggest challenges. We are spending a substantial amount

WMS software important to managing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Spurred by rising consumer expectations and ecommerce giants like Amazon reimagining order fulfillment, retail warehouse managers are under pressure to achieve more than ever before.
And with

Oil and coal have both been important to shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Few people doubt that we need a new energy system: new power sources and new kinds of engines to go with them. That still leaves plenty

Florida ports are open to vessels carrying shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Florida ports are back open after several days of cleanup following Hurricane Irma, but some ports are still experiencing some restrictions.
Irma slammed into Florida on Sunday

Drones could be used to deliver shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A new report estimates that the global commercial drone market will more than triple by 2024. The report, which examines the commercial drone market by product

3PLs manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Logistics technology is moving forward at breakneck speed; in what aspects of logistics operations and sales do you believe technology will have the most impact over

More job training would make US manufacturing more competitive to create shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In policy wonk circles, there is a something of a knee-jerk reaction to a Trump proposal. The president proposed it, ergo it is a bad idea.

Robots increasingly used to manufacture shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A new UNCTAD report sees the threat to good jobs spreading to some developing countries but points to the real challenges lying ahead. The report recommends

UNCTAD report explores shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

With the global economy stubbornly stuck in second gear, UNCTAD’s Trade and Development Report—released today—sets out an ambitious alternative policy route to build more inclusive and

A Trump steel import ban would impact agricultural shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A report released this week by the American Institute for International Steel concludes that restrictions on iron and steel imports, as is being contemplated by the

Commerce Department has imposed antidumping duties on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) investigations of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from

Changes o Canadian regulations governing insurance for payments on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Since 1992, Canadian financial institutions, regulated by the Canadian Bank Act, have had the ability to recommend and promote export receivables insurance to their commercial banking

Confusion on US policies that govern shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In the wake of the first round of NAFTA renegotiation talks and with a possible reopening of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement on the horizon, the

Report on forced labor in China that prodices shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

China maintains a network of prison labor facilities that use forced labor to produce goods for export, according to a report recently released by the US-China

Commerce slapped preliminary duties on Argentine and Indonesia shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the affirmative preliminary determinations in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigations, finding that exporters of biodiesel from Argentina and

Saving fees on payments for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Oxigen USA, Inc. has partnered with Associated Foreign Exchange (AFEX) to provide US businesses transferring money to India with a service superior to what banks offer.
Most

Commerce Department is investigating shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade from China and India.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of stainless

Oct. 23-25 and Nov. 13-15
Transportation & Logistics Council Seminars
Gerard F. Smith presents Seminar No. 1 on “Freight Claims in Plain English.” Raymond A. Selvaggio covers “Contracting

FTAs govern shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Where would the United States be without its Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)? The short answer is left behind. We will explain.
But first, let’s take a look

Expansion will allow port to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Port of Virginia experienced the most productive August in its history, moving 240,605 TEU, a 2.2 percent increase when compared with the same month last

New intermodal terminal will allow CSX to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

CSX began operations at its new Pittsburgh intermodal rail terminal, located in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, last week.
The facility provides shippers a new transportation option to move

Some Brazilian wokers suffered despite more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In the study, “Trade Liberalization and Regional Dynamics,” Brian Kovak of Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College and Rafael Dix-Carneiro of Duke University examine how Brazil’s local

Golden Week may delay shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The following Q&A about Golden Week was provided by the freight forwarder Flexport.
When is Golden Week?
The National Day is held annually on October 1, to celebrate

Jones Act applies to vessels that do not carry shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On September 8, in recognition of the severity of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Elaine Duke approved a waiver of the

US sanctions against Venezuela will impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On August 25, 2017, US President Donald Trump issued an executive order (EO) limiting the government of Venezuela’s ability to access certain types of international financing.

Lower peso means more Mexican shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Right now, currency markets are assuming smooth sailing toward a renegotiated NAFTA, despite President Donald Trump’s threat, as recently as August 28, that he would likely

Simulator training for handling ro/ro shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Ports America’s Port Newark Auto Terminal (PNAT) has purchased a mobile ro-ro operations labor training simulator, which prepares drivers for a variety of ro-ro vessel scenarios

China attempting to attract more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In an effort to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI), on China’s State Council last month issued a series of measures designed to improve China’s business

OK, so, you have booked your 15+ hour flight in business or first class to somewhere far away and you are en route to the airport.

Risk management practices for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Entering new markets is exciting, filled with new opportunities, fresh starts and hopefully an endless new customer list. Whether establishing a physical location, using third parties

Improving surface infrastructure helps move shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The United States Department of Transportation today announced this week the opportunity for state and local stakeholders to apply for $500 million in discretionary grant funding

Using blockchain to manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Hyundai Merchant Marine, with other members of a shipping and logistics blockchain consortium, conducted its first pilot voyage from Korea to China with reefer containers from

US and China experiencing more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In July, the United States goods trade deficit with China rose 10.6 percent year-on-year to reach $33.6 billion, a three-percent increase over June, according to a

More US whiskey shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The value of US distilled spirits exports rose a robust 10.6 percent—up more than $67 million—to a total of $698.5 million in the first half of

Ohio's manufacturers prodice shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Ohio’s manufacturing sector once dominated the state’s economy and employed more than half its workforce. That was in the 1940s, when the sector was supplying the

Border policies could impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Throughout his campaign and into his presidency, President Trump has promised to implement new immigration policies that will help improve the US economy and job market.
A

data base management for companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Owning and operating a small business is a challenging and task-intensive affair in today’s highly competitive market. Fortunately, IT applications make many of the operational aspects

Chossing mslaler locations for retail distribution of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

With a population of just over 133,000, Visalia, California, isn’t what many would call a big city. Located halfway between Fresno and Bakersfield, Visalia may seem

Expansion will allow Budapest Airport to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Fourteen racehorses bred in Hungary were flown to China earlier this month, on board a Cargolux Boeing 747. The Friesian and Shagya Arabian horses, trained specifically

New NAFTA will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Maybe it’s President Donald Trump’s criticisms and threats, but representatives of the United States, Canada, and Mexico say they’re making progress toward a renegotiated North American

Commerce is starting investigation in to Canadian paper shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced last week the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of

ABM Greiffenberger's expansion to China has generated shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Ten years ago, in June 2007, ABM Greiffenberger Antriebstechnik GmbH founded its subsidiary ABM Drives Suzhou Co. Ltd. in the Chinese city of Suzhou, near Shanghai—and

New vessels will allow Pasha to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii has announced that two more ships will be joining its fleet which provides service to the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane.
The two new liquefied natural

Renault strategy in Iran will generate more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Groupe Renault is announcing the signature of a joint venture agreement with the Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and PARTO NEGIN NASEH Co,

Reefer containers are carrying more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Logistics firm DHL Global Forwarding put GSM-based 24/7 monitoring capability for temperature-sensitive shipments for the life sciences and healthcare industry on the water last year when

Trump's North Korea policiy could impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

President Donald Trump is reportedly considering canceling the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement. This, as North Korea has apparently detonated a sixth nuclear weapon, and the United

Hurricane Harvey will have extended impact on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Two of the world’s foremost experts on supply chain risk management, predicted that the global supply chain impact of Hurricane Harvey will be unprecedented, widespread and

Blockchain could facilitate shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Best known as the platform for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, blockchain technology allows transactions to be validated without the use of a centralized database. This innovation holds

New 3PL service for expedited shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Ingram Micro Commerce & Fulfillment, a strategic business unit of Ingram Micro Inc., announced the launch of Prime Fulfillment by Ingram Micro Commerce & Fulfillment. The

UK wants to facilitate more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade with EU.

As the United Kingdom leaves the European Union it must also depart the EU Customs Union, which open only to members. The UK government has released

US metro areas see dclining shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In July 2017, President Trump announced Made in America week to showcase US-produced goods from all 50 states. In fact, advocating for US-produced goods has been

New NAFTA will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Despite a potential clash between Mexico and the United States on a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and tougher immigration enforcement, US and Mexican

US and Japan discussed shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono for wide-ranging discussions on strengthening and advancing bilateral trade and economic relations.
They discussed work

New NAFTA will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

While most of this summer’s news from Capitol Hill has centered around health care, North Korea, and the investigation into the Trump campaign’s Russia ties, the

Software manages shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Sleek Fleet LLC has launched its web- and mobile-enabled freight marketplace solution designed to directly connect owner operators with loads from the world’s largest shippers.
Sleek Fleet

Software manages shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

DSCO, a supply chain intelligence company, has announced a partnership with Shippo, an enterprise shipping software company, through which Shippo’s shipping carrier data will be combined

ommerce Department opens investigation of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade of Spanish olives.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether imports of ripe olives

Miami is a natural gateway for African companies interested in shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Geographic location plays an important role in international trade, a fact that makes it challenging for landlocked countries to significantly grow trade. Location impacts how easily

US-Colombia agreement yields more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer have announced an agreement with the government of Colombia to allow for expanded

Automating document processing for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

HSBC, a leading trade finance bank, is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global

FMC collects fines from NVOCCs over shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Federal Maritime Commission has completed compromise agreements recovering a total of $925,000 in civil penalties with eight non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) and an unlicensed entity.
The

US wine exports have more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

American wine exports reached a record $1.62 billion in 2016, with a volume of 412.7 liters or 45.9 million cases.
Now, when we say “American wine,”

NAFTA will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The North American Free Trade Agreement was the first in US history to slash trade barriers between a wealthy country and a much poorer one. This

Companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade must be vigilant about malware.

Computer users in New Hampshire were three times as likely to get a malware infection on their computers compared to the rest of the country. That’s

New Hub platform helps manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Hub Group, a multimodal transportation solutions provider, announced today that it has launched Hub Group Connect, a tracking tool designed to provide customers with shipment visibility

Software to help manage supply chains of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Obtaining visualization into the company’s end-to-end supply chain is a topic on the forefront of supply-chain management professionals’ to-do list. The ability to visualize, simulate, forecast

NAFTA governs North American rail shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Kansas City Southern president and CEO Patrick J. Ottensmeyer joined officials representing the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Mexican Customs (SAT) in the dedication

Maersk is carrying more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Maersk Line posted a profit of $339 million in the second quarter of 2017, a much better result than the $151 million loss the carrier posted

GDPR applies to companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade to the EU.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the EU’s comprehensive data protection regulation, comes into effect in nine months.
The measure includes the possibility of massive fines for

New NAFTA will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A second round of NAFTA renegotiation talks will convene in Mexico September 1, the first round having been completed in mid-August in Washington. The second round

Polk County, Florida, boasts abundant infrastructure for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Foreign firms looking to do business in Florida or the greater eastern US have a clear alternative in Polk County.
Ideally situated along the I-4 corridor between

New NAFTA will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, entered into force in 1994 is to be renegotiated. Talks began earlier

Cyber attacks impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

As one of the most critical links in the global supply chain, shipping is often considered the lifeblood of the global economy, which makes a cyber

Investigating unfair practices does not negate principles of free trade in shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Trump administration announced an investigation into Chinese actions to coerce the transfer of intellectual property from American companies and individuals, as well as steal it

Augmented reality can be used to manufacture shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Automation in manufacturing has created an employment paradox: robots and computers have automated many routine tasks in recent decades, while new jobs in sectors like manufacturing

Amerijet carries air shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

When is an air cargo company not just an air cargo company? When it has the capabilities to provide a comprehensive set of logistics solutions–in the

Hidden risks in supply chains of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The modern supply chain is becoming more complex by the day. Businesses continue to struggle with keeping their supply chain under control but hidden risks still

Digital transformation can help companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Digital Transformation (DT) is coming of age. In the recent Digital Change Survey commissioned by IFS covering 750 professionals across a range of industries, 80 percent

Trump China policies will impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

China competes unfairly in international trade, it has long-standing policies to extract intellectual property (IP) from Western companies, and its companies often show scant respect for

WMS helps manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Prime Distribution Services, an Ascent Global Logistics company, has finalized the implementation of cloud-based HighJump Enterprise Warehouse Management System (WMS) to support the future needs of

New service carries rail shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Euroconsol, a neutral global NVOCC and freight consolidator, has announced a new, direct less than container load and full container load Silk Road import rail service

As global trade and manufacturing continue to expand, US states that have port access, skilled talent and industrial space are poised to thrive. Home to one

Sellingn shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade in CEE.

The economies of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)—Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania—have a good deal in common but also areas where they diverge.

Compliance issues in emerging markets for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Entering new markets is exciting, filled with new opportunities, fresh starts, and hopefully an endless new customer list. Whether establishing a physical location, using third parties,

Account-based marketing for companies handling shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

It’s one thing to manage a successful business, but it’s another to successfully market it. For companies in the transportation and logistics marketplace, attracting new customers

Stories concerning shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The United States and China entered July’s Comprehensive Economic Dialogue with wildly diverging agendas and goals. The US wanted to achieve some concrete progress on reducing

New cranes will allow port to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Port of Virginia has signed a contract for the purchase of four new ship-to-shore cranes that are part of the $320 million expansion of Virginia

New NAFTA will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Many Americans see the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a contributing factor to the growth of the US economy over the past 20 years

SCPA is handling more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The South Carolina Ports Authority announced 2017 container volume increases of 13 percent and the strongest July on record.
Since the calendar year began, SCPA has handled

Rail moves shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade to and from ocean ports.

In June, the Port of Toledo announced that it had reeled in a big fish. Cliffs Natural Resources, a large mining and natural resources firm, is

Low oil prices are impacting shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The economic stagnation from low oil prices is affecting liquidity conditions across Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to a study released by global credit insurer

New NAFTA will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

We all know that President Donald Trump campaigned against NAFTA in the lead-up to last November’s election, calling it “the worst trade deal ever.” Even after

POLA is handling more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

July container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles climbed by 16 percent compared to July 2016 volumes. Almost 800,000 TEU came through the port, the

Virginia companies recognized for using port for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Seven companies located throughout Virginia are recipients of grant money from The Port of Virginia Economic and Infrastructure Development Grant Program. The program is designed to

Blockchain applications for food supply chains of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Chain Business Insights, an independent research firm focused on the application of blockchain in supply chain management and trade finance, has published its latest research brief.

Environmental efforts at US ports handling shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Having fueled smog and pollution around the globe since the advent of the modern shipping industry, ports haven’t had the best environmental reputations. Yet stewardship, public

Blockchain can help with the safety of food shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A group of leading companies across the global food supply chain announced today a major blockchain collaboration with IBM intended to further strengthen consumer confidence in

USTR to investigate China shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

That was quick, but not surprising. Just a week after President Donald Trump requested that US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer look into the possibility of an

Avoiding accessorial fees on truck shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

When you have a growing company, you’re always looking for ways to save money on supply chain operations. Freight management is a complex part of supply

Boxes for shipments of produce export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The distribution of fruit and vegetables require cost-efficient, robust and reliable load carriers. At Fruit Attraction (October 18 – 20 in Madrid), Cabka-IPS will be presenting

Ports seek to accommodate big ships carrying shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

One year after the opening of the Panama Canal expansion, East Coast ports are receiving some of the largest ships to ever call in the region.

3PL handles shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical has further expanded its North American office. Since its Atlanta, Georgia, control center was established late last year, early demand

Technology is important to managing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The modern supply chain is a complex weave of new technology and legacy systems all working toward the same goal, to keep products moving. New technology

Trump China policies will impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Trump administration has engaged China on North Korea and trade—without the results President Donald Trump was expecting—and has secured buy-in from the Chinese leadership for

Enviromental efforts by ocean carriers of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The shipping industry hasn’t always had the best environmental reputation. Yet stewardship, public perception and new regulations have driven many shipping companies and ports to significantly

Trumps policies reduce shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Cowboy hats, fire trucks and baseball bats – these were the products put on display at the White House during the newly proclaimed Made in America

Software platofrm manages shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Dürr Systems has taken another step forward in its ambition to become a global leader in the realm of digitization. The company now uses the IT

Factors in choosing manufacturing sites for production of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

This article, the third in a three-part series, discusses scalability and future-proofing, and wraps up with a site selection success story.
When building a manufacturing facility, getting

3PL helps beauty company with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Earlier this summer, the announcement came that Utah-based Nu Skin, a manufacturer of beauty and wellness solutions, had selected XPO Logistics to be its lead global

Impact on the economy of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Fifty years ago, three Americans worked in manufacturing for every person who worked in retailing; today retailing jobs outnumber manufacturing ones. The largest American company, Walmart,

Using data to move shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Nearly every industry on the planet is undergoing transformation. Disruptive pressures and heightened customer expectations – mostly driven by technology innovation – have pushed businesses everywhere

Risks for payments on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade in Asia-Pacific.

Coface’s annual survey traces the evolution of corporate payments in eight countries and 11 sectors in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The survey was conducted in

3PLs handle shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

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CHRIS BALTZTRANSPORTATION INSIGHT PRESIDENT AND CEO
When you look to the year ahead for your company, what excites you most?
Recent reports

NAFTA renegotiation will govern North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

“I know we all agree that NAFTA needs updating. This is a 23 year-old agreement and our economies are very different than they were in the

3PLs handle shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

 
It’s a measure of the quickly growing/changing/evolving global marketplace that arguably the most critical industry serving it, third party logistic providers (3PLs), continues to grow, change

Port of Virginia is handling more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Port of Virginia moved 234,230 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in July, which is growth of 7.5 percent when compared with the same month last year and

US and Cambodia discussed shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The United States and Cambodia met last week under their Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) to discuss ways to further expand trade and investment between

UPS using virtual reality to train drivers delivering shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

UPS will start training student delivery drivers to spot and identify road hazards using virtual reality (VR) headsets that simulate the experience of driving on city

Auto manufacturing generates shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

“It’s morning again―for auto manufacturing in America,” begins the narrator as music plays from President Ronald Reagan’s famous 1984 re-election campaign advertisement. Morning in America 2.0

Clean energy can generate shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Amid the Washington political drama of late, a bipartisan report of the US Department of Energy’s fiscal year 2018 budget got lost in the shuffle. The

New cotnainer ships can carry 22,000 TEU of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Having been dormant for over 18 months the containership orderbook could be about to jolt back to life as CMA CGM is reportedly on the verge

Better infrastructure could handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

President Donald Trump signed an executive order today which he claims will streamline processes for building infrastructure in the United States. Flanked by Secretary of Transportation

Trump's China policy may impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

President Donald Trump signed another presidential memorandum yesterday, this one relating to trade with China. It’s the latest in a series of trade-related presidential actions, which

Weather risks are important when planning shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued the scheduled update for its 2017 hurricane season outlook. Forecasters are now predicting a higher likelihood of an

Carriers of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade call on Washington for policy changes.

The chief executives of UPS and FedEx authored a joint op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal calling for the Trump administration to make good on

Platform for trading natural gas shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Israel’s P.Z. Projects is launching a software platform that enables registering transactions between companies active in the global natural gas sector. Developed over two-years, the platform

Articles on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Uncertainty about trade policy bleeds into this issue. What’s that? You want specifics? Here you go:
Uncertain American trade policy is key to our lead Trending

Hanjin was a container carrier of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The bankruptcy of South Korean shipping company Hanjin Shipping is costing creditors over $10 billion.
That’s because the bankruptcy trustee in Seoul has raised about $220 million,

Effort to prevent complications fro insolvency of ocean carrier of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Parties to THE Alliance Agreement filed an amendment with the Federal Maritime Commission on August 7, seeking authority to contribute funds to a contingency fund designed

Freight TSI doesn't measure shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry in the United States, fell 0.8

UK considering fines for companies carrying shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade with poor cyber security.

Organizations in the United Kingdom that fail to implement effective cyber security measures could be fined as much as £17 million or four per cent of

Technologies to help with air shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The supply chain is evolving. Without adapting to the latest tools and technology, your business will be left behind. Businesses are constantly looking for the next

Site selection for a manufacturing facility includes examining for conditions required for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

This second in a three-part series examines the importance of existing conditions on a given site, as well as environmental and regulatory conditions.
A site visit is

Odessa, Texas, offers opportunities for companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Odessa—the hub for commerce in West Texas—has the infrastructure, skilled workforce and business spirit to help companies thrive. No wonder that Odessa is one of the

Michigan helps companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Manufacturers wanting a favorable business climate should look no farther than Michigan.
The Wolverine State has no personal property tax, significantly reducing costs for companies that have

Indiana has site selection opportunities for companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Businesses considering expanding or relocating to Indiana or southeastern Illinois can get a boost from Hoosier Energy Economic Development, which is one of the Midwest’s leading

Rail is being chosen by more shippers of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Rail, or intermodal, transport is fast becoming the shipping mode of choice for many businesses – specifically as an alternative to truckload. This is largely in

Platform to assess risks in supply chains of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to Resilinc Corporation for its methodology for analyzing supply chain vulnerability metrics. Those metrics include

Incentives to relocate companies and generate more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The CEO of an international chemical company is at a crossroads. One path leads right back to where the company was founded: Canada. The other points

Use of rail is up for oil shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In the United States, the bulk of commuters are far from dependent on the country’s vast railway network to get around. However, rail has proved useful

Automating invoicing and payment of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Most buying organizations of any significant size will tell you that proper management of the supply chain is vital to the overall health – and survival

Jaxport handles project shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Highly trained stevedores at JAXPORT recently moved a 108,000-pound generator bound for a manufacturing plant in the Midwest through the port’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal.
The machinery, which

Targeting middle class consumers is important for companies seeking to grow shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Imagine you want to explain the world to your children in very simple terms. One way would be to organize the world around four income groups:

Harley-Davidson wants more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Like so many others, Harley-Davidson has found itself inside the Trump vortex, the social phenomenon in which news becomes a swirl of entertainment, opinion, and super-heated

Commerce slammed preliminary countervailing duties on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade from four countries.

The US Department of Commerce issued preliminary countervailing duty determinations yesterday on products from China, Australia, Brazil, and Kazakhstan.
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced an affirmative

Mobile app to track shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

CaroTrans, a leading global neutral NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, announced this week the launch of its freight management mobile app.
The app

NYK convicted of cartel conduct in auto shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A federal court in Australia convicted Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) of criminal cartel conduct last week and ordered it to pay a

Immigration has impact on US economy and on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In endorsing a newly proposed bill, President Trump claims that legal immigration levels should be cut in half and that greater priority should be placed on

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American products are hot commodities at the largest trade fair in Japan, which last year saw 350,000 visitors from 20+ countries.

AGOA promotes US-Africa shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is leading the US delegation at the 2017 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum, being held August 8 to

Some companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade to Europe will need to comply with GDPR.

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or you’re one of today’s lucky 10,000 to be hearing about it for the first time, the EU General

Wearabvle devices being adapted to supply chains of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and workers’ need for real-time data, monitoring and tracking are boosting the development of wearable technologies for the

Income inequality impacts strategies of companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Income inequality has been touted as a political issue in the United States and elsewhere. But according to a recent report from Alix Partners, it also

Lufthansa and United are jointly carrying air shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Airlines are continuing to enter joint agreements when it comes to handling cargo across borders. In June, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines Cargo and Mexico City-based Grupo

Alliance will allow carriers to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Korea Shipowners’ Association has engineered a consortium among South Korea’s 14 container carriers. A memorandum of understanding to create the Korea Shipping Partnership (KSP) was

Advice on site selection for manufacrtruring facilities that can generate shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The first in a three-part series on site selection, this article examines the importance of comparing existing structures to greenfield locations.
New manufacturing facilities represent a significant

Trump China policy wold restrict shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Trump administration is reportedly deliberating imposing a set of economic measures to punish China. The timing is telling: It suggests that the Trump administration is

BAT would have impact on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

It was always a longshot that ordinary American workers would gain from business tax reform. Facing global competition to attract business investment and profits, the consensus

Trump's trade policies will impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade with Latin America.

Global credit insurer Coface released a report outlining possible outcomes of US trade policies for the region, focusing on exchange rate, trade and investment. Uncertainty regarding

With consolidation, fewer carriers handle container shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The path towards oligopolization in container shipping took another step forward with the proposed $6.3 billion sale of Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas International Ltd. (OOIL) to

Legislation would boost natural gas shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Legislation defining the future of health insurance in the United States keeps on rising from the dead despite the lack of evidence any proposal being put

Financing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

When Aksel Sidem and his two business partners needed financing for their Milwaukee-based company S3 International, LLC, they found that the U.S. Small Business Administration was

Middle East airlines care carrying more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The global air cargo industry has had its ups and downs in recent years, and, like carriers in other transportation modes, has suffered from overcapacity and

New US sacntions against three countries restricts shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On August 2, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law one of the most wide-ranging sanctions measures of the last five years. The Countering America’s Adversaries

Introducing blockchain cryptocurrency for container shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A Hong Kong startup aims to fundamentally change the container shipping industry by the creation of a cryptocurrency called TEU.
300cubits, a blockchain initiative, is distributing the

Food trucking company receives ISO certification for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Oakley Transport, Inc., a leader in the liquid, food grade transportation sector, has become the first liquid food grade transportation company in the world to acquire

Forecasts are for more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The outlook for global container port demand growth is now more optimistic and Chinese players are on the acquisition trail in an aggressive and highly confident

Technology for payments of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Commerzbank has processed the first bank payment obligation (BPO) transactions in Austria, covering the import of bus components from Germany and Italy.
The buyer, a customer of

Contract will generate coal shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Who says there’s no future for US coal? There is, and it’s coming from expanding export markets.
Pennsylvania based Xcoal Energy and Resources won a contract to

Modernization will allow port to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Three new super postpanamax cranes bound for Port Houston’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal departed Shanghai, China Sunday, aboard the ZHEN HUA 13. Along the journey these

European ports handling shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade cannot be exempt from taxation.

The European Commission has required Belgium and France to abolish the corporate tax exemptions granted to their ports, so as to align their tax regime with

US China trade investigation could impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Trump administration is reportedly preparing a Section 301 investigation against China. News outlets are reporting that an announcement by the United States Trade Representative is

Pipeline would carry oil shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

For all the fuss that was made over former President Barack Obama’s vetoing of a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline and for all the political

EU protections for seafarers working on vessels carrying shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The European Commission is proposing that an agreement to improve the working conditions of seafarers on board of EU-flagged vessels be enshrined in EU law.
The proposal

North American railroads are carrying more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade this year.

It sounds like a story straight out of the President Donald Trump‘s dream book. Two major North American railroads reported an upsurge in coal tonnage this

New platform aims to generate more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

JD.com Inc., China’s largest retailer online or offline, launched a new crossborder alliance, bringing together 20 brands, industry authorities and logistics and transportation companies, to improve

Support for electronic receipt of ocean container rates for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

CargoSphere, the provider of a global container freight rate technology platform, has published the results of original research that was developed to determine what value the

Trump administration is considering restricting steel shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

“A financially strong, technologically-advanced, and environmentally-sustainable steel industry in the United States is essential to serving the material and security needs of American society today.”
So wrote

NAFTA governs shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Over 100 small business leaders sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to ensure that the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

Exxon's deal with rosneft would have genrated shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On July 20, 2017, the US Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that ExxonMobil (Exxon) must pay a $2 million penalty for violating

Further liberalization of North American trade would generate more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The trade policies of previous US administrations of both parties has been to reduce and remove barriers to trade and investment during negotiations.
The Trump administration’s policy

VGM rules apply to container shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Government authorities around the world may be ill-equipped to enforce Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rules.
That’s the conclusion of a new

Icebreaking is important to carriers of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

“The nation is at risk of losing its heavy polar icebreaking capability—experiencing a critical capacity gap.”
So concluded a recent report from the United States Coast Guard.
The

JCPOA lifted some sanctions on Iran shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In a new commentary from Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, senior scholar Richard Nephew writes that despite the announcement on July 17th that the

Using automation to manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In the second part of this three-part series, I described some specific pitfalls related to crossborder selling and some lessons learned. In this final part, I’ll

NAFTA has meant more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) fundamentally changed the framework of cooperation between the United States and Mexico. During the last 23 years, Mexico and

According to the most recent market results and trends report from Armstrong & Associates, 2016 domestic transportation management increased 5.3 percent in gross and 7.0 percent

Coal in included in shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A bipartisan group of senators have introduced legislation that would give enhance tax credits for carbon capture and storage (CSS) projects.
President Donald Trump has pushed for

Limiting shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade could cause inflation.

According to the Washington Post, economic growth was slow in the United States during the first quarter of 2017, moving along at only 0.7 percent.
The number

NAFTA countries recorded more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade in May.

There may be stress associated with the future of NAFTA in North American capitals, but in the commercial arena trade appears to be proceeding apace, and

Trump considered restricting steel shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

United States steel producers and consumers, not to mention international trade wonks, have been waiting with bated breath for the release of the Commerce Department’s report

Profiting from excess inventory of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Adam Chinery, Managing Director at CCL (Computer Components Ltd.) and Gayle Paterson, account director at Buzzword Tech, discuss the company’s 20-year anniversary and find out how

New software helps manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Whether by ship, airplane, train or truck – conveying goods around the world generally involves at least two different modes of transportation. Today, individual sections of

Melting ice could increase Arctic shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) hosted dignitaries from the United States Coast Guard (USCG), the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology

New Foxconn plant will generate shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

President Donald Trump announced that the computer, communication, and electronics manufacturer Foxconn would be building a plant in southeast Wisconsin at an event that took place

A new mode of transport for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Hyperloop One has announced the successful completion of the world’s first full systems Hyperloop test in a vacuum environment. The test was the first of a

shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade through customs.

In today’s global market, international ecommerce is one of the best ways for businesses to get ahead. Taking advantage of demand in foreign markets can be

Fewer trade restrictive measures yields more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

While US President Donald Trump may be taking the United States to a more protectionist trade posture, the rest of the world appears to be moving

IMO environmental regulations govern ocean carriers of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the United Nations agency charged with regulating international shipping, pushed forward its environmental agenda at the recent meeting of its Marine

Growth in US manufacturing would produce more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

“The manufacturing sector has begun to turn a corner in recent months, trending in the right direction both in the United States and globally after struggling for

Producing pharmaceutical packaging in the US will impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

As part of last week’s Made in America events at the White House, President Donald Trump welcomed three companies to the effort: Merck, Pfizer, and Corning.
“These

Russia sanctions bill would limit shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The United States House of Representatives passed legislation to enhance sanctions against Russia—as well as Iran and North Korea—by  margin of 419 to 3 yesterday.
The Senate

Commerce Department hits Taiwan with antidumping duties on steel rebar shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced last week the affirmative final determination in this antidumping duty (AD) investigation, finding that steel concrete reinforcing bar from

China making investments in infrastructure that handle shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Logistics led the way for Chinese outbound investments during the second quarter of 2017, which amounted to a total of $97 billion.
The industrial sector received the

Development will allow Africa ports to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

With Africa’s overall port utilization capacity now exceeding 70 percent, ports authorities and terminal operators are actively calling for partners in development to equip Africa’s ports

Voice recognition to track shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Airspace Technologies, a technology-enabled logistics company specializing in time-critical shipments, today announced an integration with Amazon Alexa-enabled devices allowing device users the ability to track, trace

regional integration in Africa would yield more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Sub-Saharan Africa is a region that has been plagued with poor infrastructure for trade facilitation, weak export development programs, poorly funded trade institutions and lack

New software platform facilitates shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Chain.io, an innovator in cloud-based supply chain integration, has announced the beta release of its open access Chain.io Platform. The technology is a cloud-native supply chain

Screening parties ot shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Amber Road, a provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) solutions, has announced that it has added advanced Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) lists to its Global

Brexit will have impact on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Innovation in tech will undoubtedly play a major role in coming years in the economy of the United Kingdom, with significant growth in virtual reality technology

EAM is relevant to companies that have shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Enterprise Asset Management is more than just a glorified maintenance management system. Often associated with just the efficient management of asset maintenance, EAM has come into

Blockchain can be used to manage supply chains of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A new report explains the concept of smart contracts and their application in supply chains, as well as highlighting their pros and cons. It also lays

Services involved providing logistics for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

If your email box is anything like mine it is getting populated with three to five emails a week from various freight companies telling us how

Lower oil prices mean fewer shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Gulf of Mexico has been “brutal” for Offshore Supply Vessels. The North Sea market is “depressed.” The Brazilian market “remains subdued,” exploration and production is

Acquisitions allow forwarder to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

With the acquisition of CFI, Commodity Forwarders Inc., an airfreight forwarder of perishables products in the United States, and Trillvane Ltd, one of the largest perishables

US-China talks could impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The United States and China entered this week’s US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue with wildly diverging agendas and goals.
The US wanted to achieve some concrete progress on

Automation will benefit US manufacturing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

There has been much speculation recently as to the ability of US manufacturing to create jobs – particularly in view of increased automation displacing workers. The

Freight transportation index includes shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry, rose 2.2 percent in May from

New Yusen logistics facility handles shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On July 12, Yusen Logistics held an opening ceremony for Thilawa Logistics Center in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Myanmar.
The logistics facility is in

SCPA handled more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

South Carolina Ports Authority posted significant growth across multiple business segments in fiscal year 2017, exceeding aggressive financial plans for containerized cargo, breakbulk tonnage, and rail

TNT carries shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

TNT Express customers are still experiencing widespread service and invoicing delays, and manual processes are being used to facilitate a significant portion of TNT operations and

Largest containership ever at port of NYNJ carried shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On July 17, Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) sailed the largest container ship to date into the Port of New York and New Jersey.
The OOCL Berlin

US and China in talks on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

This week, the United States is hosting the inaugural US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, co-chaired by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, and Chinese Vice

Brexit may impede shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

As the second round of Brexit talks got underway this week, the Freight Transport Association (FTA)—the UK’s largest transport trade association—says negotiations must move ahead with

Trump products involve shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On Monday President Donald Trump proclaimed this week Made in America Week.
“We’re here today to celebrate American manufacturing and to showcase the amazing products from all

Depressed areas in the Us should strive to generate more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

They were forgotten communities, at least in the minds of many people who lived in them.
Even as the rest of the country recovered from the recession,

Company deployed WMS to manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

König & Meyer experienced a total transformation of its warehouse logistics. The German manufacturer of music accessories not only moved into its new state-of-the-art logistics centre

NAFTA governs North American shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer released a summary yesterday of the negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Through the renegotiation

US and Philippines want more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Officials of the United States and the Philippines met last week under their Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), and agreed to work together to foster

Project ecourages suppliers to manufacture locally versus shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Return One Million Jobs (ROMJ) was created to raise $20 million to bring one-million manufacturing jobs to the United States from offshore. The project will utilize

Operational excellence is important for companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Progressly, the world’s first cloud-based Operational Performance Management solution, today announced results from its first ever Achieving Operational Excellence survey, which took the pulse of more

The G20 reached some agreement on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the decline of United States leadership in the world economy are greatly exaggerated. The Hamburg G20 summit actually underscored its

Energy industry impacts shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

With an ever-growing need for power, countries across the globe are constantly looking for the most economical, logical and sustainable solutions to meet demand. At the

Merger will allow carriers to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Last week, a joint statement was issued by Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas International Ltd. (OOIL) and Chinese state-owned Cosco Shipping Holdings Ltd. (Cosco) and Shanghai International

Growing economies see more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Global trade credit insurer Coface released its quarterly economic outlook and map for country and sector risk. The ongoing recovery seems to be a lasting one,

DOE loan program generated shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

President Donald Trump has promoted a $1-trillion infrastructure program since he was on the campaign trail and has continued to do so since he took the

Participation in GVCs means more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Global value chains (GVCs) are transforming world trade, but must be more inclusive if they are to deliver greater benefits to developing countries and smaller companies,

Ocean carriers are reactivting idle ships to carry more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Having been one of the few (unwanted) fast-growing segments in the containership industry until recently, the idle containership fleet has since gone on a crash diet.

Spot versus contract rates for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A recent RFP assignment once again brought to focus the topic of spot rates versus contract rates and what it means to align with freight providers

Trump delaying rule on shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The effective date of the regulation proposed by former President Barrack Obama called the International Entrepreneur Rule was postponed by the Department of Homeland Security from

KORUS governs shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer yesterday, at the direction of President Donald Trump, formally notified the Republic of Korea that the US is calling a

FMC to study how ports can handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye launched the second phase of the Federal Maritime Commission’s Supply Chain Innovation Teams initiative this week. Phase two will focus on identifying

Commerce levied AD duties on rubber shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced earlier this week the final determination in antidumping duty (AD) investigations, finding that emulsion styrene-butadiene (ESB) rubber from Brazil,

Managing warehouses for ecommerce shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The rise of ecommerce has precipitated a sea change in logistics that has massive implications for 3PL warehouses. Global online retail spending reached nearly $2 trillion

Autonomous trucks would change economics of delivering shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In February, Embark, a startup based in San Mateo, CA, announced a self-driving technology that would allow trucks to run on highways with no human input.

Vessel carrying shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade stopped to save seafarers.

The officers and crew of Evergreen Line‘s containership EVER DIADEM joined forces with another ship to successfully rescue thirty seafarers forced to abandon their burning fishing

certification enables Delta to carry more pharma shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Delta Cargo has been awarded IATA’s Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) Pharma Logistics Certification. Delta is the first US Global carrier to receive this

Overvalued dollar hampers US ability to sell more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released a paper this week with an improved methodology for calculating exchange rate misalignment and its connection to the

Acquisition will allow shipping companies to carry more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In April the boards of Maersk Line and the Oetker Group approved the sale of North-South trades specialist Hamburg Süd to the former for a sum

SCPA handled more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

South Carolina Ports Authority moved a record 2.14 million twenty-foot equivalent units in fiscal year 2017, an increase of 10 percent over the previous year’s container

Expansion will allow port to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Port of Virginia handled 231,675 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in June, a new record for the month and a seven-percent increase when compared with the same

New USE port to handle shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Abu Dhabi Ports officially inaugurated Delma Port last week. Located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will serve as an upgraded multipurpose

Innovation encourages more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The prevailing narrative that the US labor market is experiencing an unprecedented rate of technology-driven disruption couldn’t be further from the truth, according to a new

Security breaches impact online shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Another global malware attack, another leak of personal details online, this time of 200 million US citizens. It’s no wonder that consumers are concerned about online

US truckers must be equipped with ELDs when carrying shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade or otherwise.

The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced yesterday its electronic logging device (ELD) implementation national tour – a public education

Merger will allow ocean carrier to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The controlling shareholder of Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) has accepted an offer for its shares from Cosco Shipping Holdings Co. Ltd. and Shanghai International Port

Legislation would allow more LNG shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Senator Bill Cassidy, a Republican of Louisiana, has introduced the License Natural Gas (LNG) Now Act to remove barriers placed on US exporters so they

CPA says US is losing in Korea FTA governing shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Trump administration has made public its intent to seek amendments to the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement. The administration has said that USTR will request a

Three laternative models for companies with shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Every kitchen sink startup has experienced the production crunch when orders go from zero to dozens, and mom-and-pop businesses fret over cash flow when considering adding

Partnership with 3PL will allow manufacturer to deliver more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Prysmian Group has selected Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology solutions, to manage all transportation activities throughout North America and support international

US-China trade deal might not allow more beef shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

United States beef is now eligible to enter the Chinese market under trade agreements reached by the leaders of the two countries and by the Chinese

fewer shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

“Locally Sourced” signs are plentiful in the aisles of farmers’ markets, grocery stores, and retail businesses. These signs signify that goods have not traveled across oceans

Suggestions for policy improvements for system that carries shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Railroads, trucking, and certain types of aviation are ripe for automation that will improve the safety and efficiency of United States freight transportation, but ill-balanced regulations

New service for carrying European shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Swisstrain, a transportation product offered by Swissterminal AG, of Frenkendorf, Switzerland, os expanding its service portfolio. Beginning today, the train will serve the Port of

Using intermodal for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

For those sitting on the intermodal sidelines, there is no better time than the present to bring intermodal into your transportation departments with the following issues

NAFTA supports shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

For companies, cities, and states reliant on North American trade, the stakes of a NAFTA renegotiation are potentially high. In January, my colleague Mark Muro and

Growtht of wave energy coudl gnerate shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Wärtsilä is supporting AW-Energy by providing technology and marine industry expertise to develop the WaveRoller into a commercially viable product. The project involves installing a single

Insourcing threatens 3PLs position to manage shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Global markets are evolving into regional production and consumption models. As ecommerce grows —with its consumer expectations of fast deliveries—manufacturers and retailers will need to position

US-Mexico agreement governs Mexico sugar shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and Juan Carlos Baker Pineda, Subsecretario de Comercio Exterior, Secretaría de Economía, have signed a finalized amendment to the Countervailing

The growth in renewables will impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Oil and gas have dominated the discussion of energy geopolitics for many a decade. But, as a paper published jointly by the Columbia University School of

XPO carried shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade for the Tour de France.

XPO Logistics, a global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been named the official transport partner of the 104th Tour de France. The world-famous bicycle

Expansion allows manufacturers to produce more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Many small manufacturers around the country have a little-known, decades-old government initiative to thank for a portion of their success.
The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) program created

Foreign exchange risk impacts companies that have shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A recent report from FiREapps, measuring the impact of currency fluctuations on first quarter 2017 corporate earnings shows the total negative impact as 67 percent smaller

EU Japan trade deal to lower tariffs on auto shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The president of the European Council may be taking a page out of the playbook of United States President Donald Trump when it comes to using

Malware attached carriers of shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The global outbreak of what is now being called the NotPetya malware on June 27, hitting multiple organizations in Ukraine, Europe, the United States, and possibly

More shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade has yielded general economic benefits.

What have been the benefits to the United States of trade expansion?
Gary Clyde Hufbauer, a senior fellow and Lucy Lu, a research analyst at the Peterson

Dropshipping is one way of handling shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

In a recent podcast, Jeremy Hanks, CEO of DSCO, a software company, illuminates some of the dropship issues facing omnichannel retailers.
DSCO software, based in Utah, helps

GSP generates more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced the outcome of an annual review under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). Outcomes include

Arctic drilling could boost shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

United States Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has taken action to replace the National Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program on the Outer Continental Shelf

Expansion will allow port to handle more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

South Carolina Ports Authority has opened a new refrigerated container service area in the Port of Charleston, marking a $14 million investment to support growing cold

Panama Canal is handling more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Panama commemorated the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of its expanded canal last week, a significant milestone in the history of the 102-year old waterway and

FTAs govern shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

Amber Road, a provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, announced today that they have added 89 trade agreements to their Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Management

With acquisition of NOL, CMA CGM has been carrying more shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

CMA CGM announced today it had signed an agreement with EQT Infrastructure and its partner P5 Infrastructure, under which EQT will acquire a 90-percent interest in

Calgary is positioning itself as a hub for shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

The news out of Calgary, Alberta, last week was of the groundbreaking for a new distribution center for Whirlpool Canada at the Canadian National Railway’s Calgary

Russia sanctions will impact shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

On June 15, in a remarkable feat of bipartisan cooperation on a critical national security issue, the US Senate passed tough Russia sanctions legislation by a

New levy would tax shipments of export cargo and import cargo in international trade.

A group of about 60 small business owners headed to Washington earlier this month in an effort to convince Congress to drop the border-adjustment tax from

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