Global Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · February 16, 2018
While importing continues to grow across both small and enterprise companies, almost 50% of the 300,000-plus American businesses who import still use spreadsheets to manage their international supply chain.
By Patrick Burnson · February 15, 2018
The Port of Oakland today reported that containerized export volume in January increased 2.1 percent from the same month a year ago.
By Patrick Burnson · February 15, 2018
American Airlines Cargo recently announced that it will implement “a next generation cargo management system” designed to enlarge its technology platform.
By Patrick Burnson · February 13, 2018
U.S. ports are positioned for another solid year of growth, though the Trump administration's evolving stance on both domestic and international trade is a long-term development worth a close watch, according to Fitch Ratings in its latest sector briefing.
By Patrick Burnson · February 9, 2018
San Francisco-based Prologis released its third annual Logistics Rent Index recently, drawing on data from Prologis’ global portfolio and examines rental growth in critical logistics real estate markets throughout the world.
By Patrick Burnson · February 9, 2018
"Year of the Dog," was ushered in by a significant surge in inbound ocean carrier calls.
By Patrick Burnson · February 5, 2018
Organizations that leverage Intelligent Operations to make decisions and act in real-time will be best placed to thrive in the future, according to a new report from HfS Research and Accenture.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2018
Although not name specific players, Lytle said "international shipping lines" view Oakland as a candidate for first-call service from Asia.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2018
The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM recently announced their collaboration on a multi-year digitization initiative to transform the port’s operational environment using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the cloud to benefit the port and its stakeholders.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2018
Industry experts agree that costs across all sectors worldwide will continue to rise in 2018, and the most successful shippers will be those that are able to mitigate their impact on profitability. And, the right technology will play an increasingly vital role in driving efficiencies across the global logistics network.
By Patrick Burnson · January 26, 2018
The new partnership augurs great things for an already robust air cargo industry
By Patrick Burnson · January 26, 2018
As the outlook for the global air cargo industry continues to brighten, another significant developed this week when the Airforwarders Association (AfA) announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA).
By Patrick Burnson · January 24, 2018
The Transpacific Stabilization Agreement announced that it would dissolve next month.
By Patrick Burnson · January 24, 2018
Erik Autor, president of the National Association of Free Trade Zones shares his insight on current state of NAFTA.
By Patrick Burnson · January 23, 2018
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved the Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility, moving forward on a project within the Harbor District that will expedite the movement of cargo while mitigating its impact on the environment.

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