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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

breakbulk europe

Breakbulk Europe, the world’s largest event for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, will return to Bremen, Germany, for the fourth consecutive year in 2021 at

beef

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Fresh Or Chilled Carcases Of Beef And Veal – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is

customs

Do you know anything about freight forwarding companies and customs clearance agents? If you are getting ready to ship your belongings abroad, you need to get

steel

On February 10, 2020, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced its affirmative final determinations in the AD and CVD investigations of imports of carbon and alloy

LATAM

Fresh flower export season is upon us and with it brings two significant holidays: Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. To support the increasing demand for fresh

flour

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Cereal Flours (Excluding Wheat) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the

Pharmaceutical

As we welcome the new decade and the exciting advances it is expected to unleash, many of the forces that shaped the past decade for transporting

meeting

Valentine’s Day is more than just a chance to show affection to a loved one. It’s also a big holiday for shopping and gift-giving, even for

chinese

Find Your Qi
Maintaining balanced Qi (many of us know it as “chi”) – the body’s vital energy level — is a bedrock of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). To

rapeseed oil

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Asia-Pacific – Rapeseed Oil – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

costs

The turbulent economy has lately made it difficult for field service and transportation businesses to thrive. The industry is morphing into an intricate space, meaning that

Qatar

Put simply, logistics is a global mega-business. Its processes are time-sensitive, quality-centered, customer-driven and efficiency-bound. An array of functional, operational and legal instruments shape the flow

culture

Many business leaders view their corporate culture as so important that they make it a point to hire people who are a good fit for that

strawberry

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Strawberries – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

slavery

Modern Slavery
It’s more common than you might think. Seeking a means to provide for themselves and their families, millions of people routinely put their fate in

middle east

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Middle East – Apple – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

women CEOs

While more women are rising to the top of the corporate ladder, a question persists: Why do female  CEOs still comprise a small percentage of the highest

decaffeinated coffee

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Decaffeinated Coffee (Not Roasted) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the

trade

Trade with a Global Conscience
Never before have we been more conscious of exactly what our products are made from, where they come from, and even where

Entrepreneurs

Many Americans dream of quitting their job and becoming their own boss. Whether the goal is to live the laptop lifestyle or turn a creative pursuit

Homogenized Food Preparations

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Homogenized Composite Food Preparations – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the

coronavirus

The ongoing outbreak of coronavirus in China may affect garlic shipments into the U.S. and result in a shortage of garlic supplies, which firstly is to

chromium

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Chromium – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
Exports

bentonite

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Bentonite – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

The productivity of the supply chain logistics you’re running is at the hearts of the workforce working for you. With improved productivity, the company stands to

global tea

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Tea – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

cash flow

Small business owners in nearly every industry struggle with cash flow and how to best utilize their working capital. Nearly 60% of failed businesses cite cash-flow

IMO 2020

The deadline for the much-anticipated IMO 2020 regulation has arrived and with it comes a new set of challenges, potential solutions and newfound awareness of the

move fast

Ever since Mark Zuckerburg uttered the phrase “move fast and break things,” it has become the motto of many development teams. Companies wanting to be the

bread

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Bakers’ Wares (No Added Sweetening) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of

dairy

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Dairy Spreads – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

countervailing duty

The Commerce Department issued its final rule amending the countervailing duty regulations to address potential currency undervaluation. This revision to Commerce’s regulations will take effect in 60

disruption

When Terry Jones began his business career as a travel agent 50 years ago, he booked his first reservation by telegram, making him feel as if

vegetables

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Frozen Vegetables And Mixtures Of Vegetables (Excluding Dishes) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is

melon

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Melons – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

pancreas

Imagine a world where those living with Type 1 Diabetes, a chronic illness affecting more than 60 million adults globally, no longer had to deal with

Delayed start to the new year
The coronavirus outbreak has prompted an official global health emergency that is severely affecting business operations not only in China but

training

U.S. companies spend billions of dollars a year on training, but how many of those businesses are seeing positive, measurable results from such a large investment in

sawnwood

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Middle East – Sawnwood – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

genetic testing

Genetic Testing Market is expected to exceed USD 25 billion by 2025. Growing incidences of genetic diseases coupled with the rising availability of advanced genetic tests

NTG

If there is one common theme among newish freight-forwarding disruptors, it is that they seek to replace an old guard that relies on paper, clipboards, and

china

Don’t Forget About Belt and Road
It’s a busy time for trade news. Headlines report every twist in the U.S.-China trade war, Brexit nears another deadline, and

milk

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Condensed Or Evaporated Milk (Sweetened) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of

sweet corn

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Sweet Corn Prepared Or Preserved – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of

suffolk

Coffee’s contribution is not peanuts
Established in 1742, the little town of Suffolk, Virginia served as a port along the Nansemond River in Virginia’s Tidewater region, eventually

salmon

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Smoked Pacific, Atlantic And Danube Salmon – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary

supply

The logistics and supply chain market is transforming quickly. For the stakeholders involved, managing multiple partners, high customer expectations, siloed IT systems and dynamic conditions is

employee

When Delta Air Lines announced plans to pay out a record $1.6 billion in profit sharing to its 90,000 employees – the equivalent of about two

fashion

TradeGala is the brainchild of Mina Melikova and Kuganeswaran Thangarajan, built to support the ever-changing wholesale market, and provide fashion suppliers the chance to meet new

wheat gluten

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Wheat Gluten – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

gingerbread

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Gingerbread – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

culture

Your business has employees.  You might have 5, or you might have 5,000.  Regardless of what size your business may be, every business has the same

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics platforms, is proud to announce Thomas Schoett as vice president, Latin America (LATAM), Global Forwarding. He will report

data science

Today e-commerce businesses are using data science in many different areas to stay ahead of the competition. For instance, e-commerce sites are investing funds into personalizing

business

With corporate CFOs expressing worries that 2020 could bring a recession, businesses small and large know they need to hope for the best and brace for the

commerce

The notions of commerce, currency, and credit are nothing new. For centuries, we’ve found ways to barter, borrow, and repay one another through the exchange of

portugal

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Carob – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

chocolate

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Chocolate Bars With Fillings – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the

outsourcing

Axia Sourcing released the following six telling myths and realities related to global sourcing, breaking down common misconceptions about language-barriers, outsourcing partnerships, quality control and more.

spend

Today’s companies put huge efforts into negotiating the best terms with their suppliers. Procurement teams regularly spend weeks or months going back and forth on contract

grape

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Asia-Pacific – Grapes – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

germany

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Germany – Crispbread – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

Host Eric Kleinsorge speaks with this year’s recipients of Global Trade’s 7th Annual Best Cities for Global Trade. Cities on this list used their resources, assets

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corruption

Hidden costs
Tariffs, quotas and sanctions are all overt hurdles to free trade that increase the costs of commercial exchanges or even prohibit them. But not all

music

Did you know that there was a time, not so long ago, when the only way to listen to music was live and in-person? No, I’m

the EU

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Sweet Biscuits, Waffles And Wafers – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of

company

Ambitious entrepreneurs often are determined to grow their businesses by expanding into new areas, adding new products, and increasing the size of their workforce.
But growth comes

rule of law

Trade agreements promote rule of law
One could argue that the fundamental goal of any trade agreement is to promote and undergird government adherence to rule of

gum

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Germany – Chewing Gum – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

vaccines

The U.S. vaccine market is anticipated to experience growth of 8.9% CAGR during the forecast timeframe. The high adoption rate of vaccines to reduce the incidence

wildfires

As prolonged drought, heat, other climate factors, and population growth trends intensify wildfire risks in the Western U.S., parts of Australia, Europe, South America, Africa and

TradeGala

Chances are you’re already a regular online marketplace customer. With popular sites such as Amazon, eBay and Etsy conveniently bringing together a range of sellers, buying

mango

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘U.S. – Mangoes, Mangosteens And Guavas – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the

figs

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Figs – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

climate change

As climate change causes worldwide concern and prompts calls for governmental action, consumers are putting the onus on businesses to step up their sustainability standards and practices.
A Nielsen survey, for

U.S.-China

The Jan. 15 signing of a U.S.-China Phase One agreement did spawn a sigh of relief among those troubled by the trade tensions between the two

ETW Energietechnik

The Rems-Murr waste management company in Backnang-Neuschöntal in Baden-Württemberg has two new energy-efficient combined heat and power plants in which methane from biogas plants is co-incinerated.

skills

Even the most seasoned supply chain professional will tell you they can always learn a little bit more about their field. Whether it’s mastering a new

meat market

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Asia-Pacific – Lamb And Sheep Meat – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the

margarine

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Latin America and the Caribbean – Margarine And Shortening – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a

fuel efficiency

In 2017, the EPA reported that the transportation sector is the leading contributor of carbon emissions in the U.S. A major part of that sector is

ATS

It is very clear why you are looking for elusive talent in a niche where it is already lacking, trying to convince your top choice candidates

vinegar

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Vinegar – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

cocoa

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Cocoa Powder (Not Sweetened) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the

trade deals

Comprehensive is Out, “Phased” is In
Within the first few months of the Trump Administration in 2017, the U.S. Trade Representative issued a report identifying intellectual property theft and

steel

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Tubes, Pipes And Hollow Profiles (Of Iron Or Steel) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here

anaheim

The late San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen used to describe Southern California as “the box that Disneyland came in.” That would make Anaheim the box

verification

It’s a moment most people have experienced.
You’re required to show your ID for something and you wait as the person studies both your face and the

iranian

On Friday, January 10, 2020, President Trump issued a new Executive Order, “Imposing Sanctions With Respect to Additional Sectors of Iran” (“E.O.”), which authorizes the imposition

dried grapes

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Dried Grapes – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

mackerel

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Mackerel (Prepared Or Preserved) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the

tuna

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Germany – Tuna (Prepared Or Preserved) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the

california

We’re living in a time when anyone with entrepreneurial aspirations has ample resources to make their dreams a reality. So your new limited liability company has

translating

Those “silos” that often pop up in large organizations – where departments fail to share information, tools and priorities – can prove especially vexing when a

plant-based

By 2040, the global conventional meat supply will drop by more than 33%, with new vegan meat alternatives and cultured meat replacing classic meat products. Social media is

frozen fruit

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Frozen Fruit And Nuts – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the

diabetes

The revenue graph of the diabetes care devices market has been witnessing considerable momentum in recent years owing to the increasing usage of self-monitoring blood glucose

Spinnaker Investment Group

Vice President of Investments Andrew Krongold has been named partner in Spinnaker Investment Group, announced company CEO and Chief Investment Officer Morgan Christen. Krongold joins Christen

blackberry

Visibility by definition is, “the state of being able to see or be seen.” For transportation professionals, this definition merely scratches the surface of what’s required

Porsche

DB Schenker Canada has been confirmed as the official operator for Porsche’s Mississauga, Ontario-based parts distribution center, representing the logistics company’s third parts distribution centre (PDC)

seacube

Leading container leasing company SeaCube announced the addition of 5,000 refrigerated containers to its inventory. These additions will serve as added support for growing demand for

palm oil

The global palm oil market is anticipated to reach USD 147.59 billion by 2026 according to a new study published by Polaris Market Research. Palm oil is a

logistics

Sometimes buying your business into the latest trends isn’t the best idea. Saddled with high costs and incompatible programs, trendy new technology can often make business

medical electronics

Medical Electronics Market size is set to cross US$ 169 billion by 2025 with13% CAGR confirms a recent research report by Global Market Insights. What can

frozen crustacean

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Frozen Crustaceans – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

cheese

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Fresh Cheese – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

supply chain

All businesses, no matter how small, need a reliable supply chain so they can deliver their products to their customers in the shortest time possible. The

leadership

A leader is supposed to be out in front, pointing the way toward whatever is ahead.
But, as we begin a new decade, too many business leaders

essential oil

According to a new report published by Polaris Market Research the essential oil market is anticipated to reach USD $16,172.2 million by 2026. In 2017, the orange

fish fillet

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Fish Fillets (Dried, Salted Or In Brine, But Not Smoked) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’.

salt

Salt is readily available almost everywhere on Earth – why do we still trade so much of it?
Salt wars, salt taxes and salt revolts – how

multinational

Being in a multinational workplace simply implies that your business has its operations in more than one country. The term is different from a business that

site selection

A funny thing happened on the way to compiling Global Trade’s latest Annual Governor’s Cup feature on state site selection incentives: the preponderance of states from

sustainable logistics

Known as the J Winter Fashion Show 2020, DHL announced the upcoming fashion show spotlighting the relationship between the fashion industry and sustainable logistics solutions to

Dubai

Dubai trade represented significant growth and numbers throughout the first nine months of 2019, according to information released this week. Non-oil related trade volumes were reported

work

In many businesses, a wide gulf exists between ownership and the workforce, a disconnect that can leave employees feeling undervalued and wanting to leave.

The high cost of replacing them

brexit

Boris Johnson’s new Conservative majority is set to plow forward with leaving the EU on January 31st, 2020, however, what exactly does this mean for Britain’s

pear

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Pears – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

silk road

China’s president Xi Jinping refers the Belt and Road Initiative, aka the New Silk Road, as the “Project of the Century” and according to a recent

chinese new year

It’s that time of the year once again where Chinese New Year is around the corner and preparations throughout Asian countries are underway. Countries including Korea

BYD

Adding to its global delivery milestone of more than 12,000 truck deliveries, battery-electric manufacturer Build Your Dreams announced the official 100th U.S. based delivery of its

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘United Kingdom – Potato Chips – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s

trends

Now that the fireworks are over and New Year’s resolutions are set, it’s time to prepare for global shipping in 2020. And that means looking at

small business

Every small business owner knows how important it is to have the support of their community. Luckily events such as Small Business Saturdays help bring small

Blijleven

Total Produce – Haluco is pleased to announce the appointment of Dirk Willem Blijleven as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and member of the Board of Directors

FCPA

The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) is an index published annually by Transparency International since 1995, which ranks countries “by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by “expert assessments”  and opinion

supply chain

The new year is here and with it comes a new set of opportunities, challenges, technologies, and trends to keep a close watch on, regardless of

wearable medical device

The global wearable medical device market size is expected to exceed more than $87bn by 2025; Growing at a CAGR of more than 39.4% in the

diesel

Older diesel-powered equipment including forklifts, yard tractors, other heavy cargo machinery, and 44 dray trucks at the Port of Baltimore will soon be replaced with newer

Ware Malcomb

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Lawrence R. Armstrong, who has served as CEO for 28 years, has elected to transition into the

blume

This month marked the beginning of Blume Global’s support of Hapag-Lloyd’s global network of carrier partners. Hapag-Lloyd’s selection was confirmed earlier in December with a start

Tanzania

A donation from leading temperature control packaging company Softbox Systems has enabled the charity International Health Partners (IHP) to deliver cold-chain oncology medicines, giving children in

quantam computing

As artificial intelligence continues making news headlines in a variety of industries, GlobalData experts released statements from Volkswagen’s Data Lab team lead, Dr. Marc Hilbert about

port manatee

Seaport security, security planning, vulnerability risks and assessments and more are just a few things addressed during a three-day training FSO course offered by Port Manatee.
The

cabbage

IndexBox published a report: ‘World – Cabbage And Other Brassicas – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

vascor

As 2019 came to an end, APL Logistics Vascor was recognized for the first time as a shortlist nominee for the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),

program

Sr. Director of Operations at OmniTRAX, Jason Cathey,  confirmed the company’s support of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program (ESGR) during an official

pulp

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘U.S. Pulp Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The revenue of the

Technology roles are among the most difficult to fill. Demand exceeds supply in the industry, so talented tech workers can afford to be choosy when looking for

comfort zone

Getting out of your comfort zone is the initial step towards achieving greatness. But because of the many fears that become ingrained in us as we

GSO

Three years after West Coast package delivery company GSO was acquired by international delivery group GLS, the company has officially changed its name to General Logistics

2020

A new survey reveals that the world’s chief executives view the risk of a recession as their biggest external concern in 2020. Attracting and retaining talent

ArcBest

Known for its “more than just logistics” business solutions approach, ArcBest logistics company boasts much more than offering unique, innovative, and competitive solutions for industry players

2020

Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) Winter Meeting
Jan. 14–16
Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, Lombard, Illinois
mwrailshippers.com
“Rail’s 2020 Crossroads: Market Share vs. Operating Ratio” is the theme as the

baltic

The continuing revelations as to the extent of money laundered through Baltic banking systems, most notably the dramatic accusations against Danske Bank (which are now pulling

It’s no secret that over half of small businesses close their doors within the first five years. One of the critical problems that often occur has

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Wine – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

production

The First Industrial Revolution dates back to the 18th century, with the manufacturing and production process evolving significantly to improve efficiency. Since then, the world has

houston

For Global Trade’s seventh annual list of America’s Best Cities, we have crunched the numbers from various public and private sources regarding ports, education, utilities, NAFTA

global

James J. White, who has guided the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore during a period of record revenue, cargo and job growth as executive director

Kuehne + Nagel

Kuehne + Nagel has established itself as the first logistics company to join the Development and Climate Alliance, one year after the German Federal Ministry for

Deringer

Deringer Logistics will kick-off the quickly approaching 2020 with a new Director of Transportation.
Mr. Michael Hejlesen will oversee Deringer’s international transportation initiatives including partnership recruiting and

You can’t just turn around a giant cargo ship. Even at some of the world’s best supply chains, redirecting chemicals and other products is a Herculean

healthcare

The healthcare industry has yet to find a cure for cyberattacks. Housing personal health data, all kinds of providers are vulnerable targets of hackers and patient care can

shipping companies

More and more people are seeing the benefits of using shipping companies. When it comes to transporting items or moving your home to a new place,

Roberto Muñoz

The World Trade Center Miami Board of Directors announced that Roberto R. Muñoz, current chairman was re-elected to serve again as Chairman for 2020. Mr. Muñoz

medical bed

The global geriatric population is on the rise with the population aged over 65 years set to outnumber children under the age of 5 years over

confidence

The workplace, like the playing field in sports, is packed with competition — often against oneself. It demands being at your best, reaching and exceeding goals,

returns

‘Tis the season for giving and returns. UPS released information today confirming National Returns Day will return with a vengeance, as seen over the last seven

Charleston Harbor

Following President Donald Trump’s signing of the FY2020 Energy and Water Appropriations bill on December 20th, South Carolina Ports Authority is pleased to announce the Charleston

Atlanta

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport announced the addition of two green technology, battery-electric K9M 40-foot buses to further support its terminal-to-terminal shuttle service, between international and domestic

SAL Heavy Lift

Six SAL vessels were confirmed for permanent installation of the long-awaited FS MARINE+ hydrogen / methanol injection solution following the final validation stage, according to information

warehousing

To insource or outsource your warehouse: That is the question.
Companies face many considerations when it comes to deciding whether to own or lease a warehouse filled

visionary

There’s a reason many of the most successful businesses in America – Apple, Amazon and others – had a visionary leader behind them, propelling them to

fresh chicken market

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Fresh Or Chilled Cuts Of Chicken – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary

global pepper

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Pepper – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

winter

There’s nothing like curling up next to a roaring fire wrapped up in a warm sweater, soft blankets and furry pillows on a cold day. As

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Cinnamon (Canella) – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

knit fabric

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘U.S. Knit Fabric Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
In 2018, the

trade

FOR THE ROMANTIC
Tea Sampler:
Whether you favor green, black, oolong or white tea, all originate from the plant Camellia sinensis. It’s the soil, atmosphere and method of processing that

cybersecurity

As a cybersecurity and artificial intelligence innovator, we are often asked about our predictions for the year to come. AI, in all its flavors, is a

spenders

Now that we are at the height of holiday festivities, shopping, and celebrations, we are seeing purchases begin to rack up for employees. Are any sneaking

processes

Who sets workflow parameters in your business? Is it a control-heavy CEO? Department heads? The HR people who bring in the muscle? If it’s any of

organizational

The importance of a strong corporate culture and value is undeniable. Undoubtedly, cultivating corporate culture and values takes time, but the result is so much worth

export control

On December 13, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) released a revised policy that expands and clarifies certain incentives for voluntary self-disclosure of potential criminal sanctions

hackers

Each day people take a virtual trip through the internet to do their banking, make hotel reservations, shop for a new car, or engage in a

airfeight

Airfreight vs. sea freight has become a burning dilemma for all those in need of this type of services. While both solutions come with a set

united states

European companies open branches in the United States for a host of reasons. For starters, the United States gives these businesses a completely new base of

Lancaster

Los Angeles World Airports welcomed its 20-bus order this week of which included the official 400th bus made by the Lancaster team at the world’s leading

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘U.S. – Poultry – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘Middle East – Sugar – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key

ISO 9001:2015

‘Tis the season for new year preparations. Today, Dachser USA confirmed its continued efforts towards quality customer service through the successful renewal of its ISO 9001:2015

IndexBox has just published a new report, the U.S. Seafood Product Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.

The revenue

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘World – Cheese – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s key findings.
The

global trade

Looking back at this year, 2019 saw a multitude of global economic growth disruptors from the escalation of the trade war between the U.S. and China,

fuel cell

Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, is pleased to announce construction of a fuel cell stack production line

technology

Those of us in dynamic, fast-paced industries have gotten used to keeping our eyes trained forward. We’re always exploring innovations—ways to evolve our processes and make

employees

In many businesses, a wide gulf exists between ownership and the workforce, a disconnect that can leave employees feeling undervalued and wanting to leave.

The high cost of replacing them

south carolina ports authority

South Carolina Ports Authority boasted an impressive 2019 and is more than prepared to leverage this year’s momentum for a successful 2020. Robust cargo volumes were

strategies

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”
That quote, attributed to Benjamin Franklin, summarizes why some businesses and other endeavors fall short and end up

healthcare

Electronic Health Record Market size is set to cross USD 38 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.
NextGen Healthcare,

SAL

Three new vessels will make their debut for SAL Heavy Lift beginning in 2020. The fleet additions boast an 800t lifting capacity and will ultimately support

growers edge

Savings for water, fertilizer, energy, and labor costs are just some of the many added benefits farmers can anticipate following the announcement of an agriculture-focused partnership

trade

Labor provisions are an increasingly important feature in trade agreements. But do they work?
How countries treat their workers might seem unconnected to the movement of goods

usmca

On December 10, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Trump administration, along with leaders in Mexico and Canada, announced a compromise to the new North American trade deal,

military

Anyone responsible for guiding a large corporation should be actively recruiting retired military officers. And here’s why.
Commanders are proven leaders. They’ve typically mastered the interlocking skills

beet

IndexBox has just published a new report: ‘EU – Beet-Pulp And Bagasse – Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends And Insights’. Here is a summary of the report’s

discover

Delivery management and visibility in delivery delays is taken to a whole new level thanks to a new solutions platform launched just in time for the

corruption

The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) is an index published annually by Transparency International since 1995 which ranks countries “by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by “expert assessments”  and opinion

AI

No job in the United States has seen more hiring growth in the last five years than artificial-intelligence specialist, a position dedicated to building AI systems and figuring

trucking

Cash flow can be difficult for a business to manage effectively. When you wait 30, 60 or 90 days for payment of work already completed, expenses