Global Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · February 22, 2017
There are scores of third-party logistics providers out there to help shippers more efficiently manage returns, with many more looking to enter the marketplace.
By Patrick Burnson · February 22, 2017
2016 saw U.S. West Coast ports increase their collective share of containerized trade through seaports on the U.S. mainland.
By Patrick Burnson · February 16, 2017
The South Carolina Ports Authority reported an 8 percent increase in container volume since its fiscal year began in July.
By Patrick Burnson · February 15, 2017
Transpacific shippers and other transport stakeholders were given briefings recently by the ports of Oakland and Long Beach to reassure them that they’d be competitive in 2017 and beyond.
By Patrick Burnson · February 14, 2017
Just as it promised at last year’s annual Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio with four new cloud solutions to help businesses fully utilize the benefits of digital supply chains.
By Patrick Burnson · February 9, 2017
Consistent with trends set last year, exports are on the rise again in 2017 at the Port of Oakland.
By Patrick Burnson · February 8, 2017
NavisWorld -- a bi-annual conference providing port terminal operators with insights to optimize the movement of containers through their facilities with the use of advanced technology and other innovations – will also focus on e-commerce this year.
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2017
A recent report released by Resilinc, a California-based cloud provider of supply chain resilience and risk management intelligence and analytics, has special relevance for logistics managers evaluating “near-shoring.”
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2017
In a new “manufacturing outlook” report focusing on the automotive and industrial sectors, AlixPartners observes that many of the labor-cost advantages associated with near-shoring may be lost if companies fail to spend more on automation in the future.
By Patrick Burnson · February 7, 2017
A new report released by the London-based think tank, Transport Intelligence (Ti) notes that the logistics industry has undergone a “transformation” with a dramatic shift in service sector domination.
By Patrick Burnson · February 1, 2017
ProcureCon’s Annual CPO Study released today indicates that procurement is looking forward to greater levels of automation, Big Data utilization, and more internal client-friendly sourcing tools.
By Patrick Burnson · January 31, 2017
A senior researcher for IHS Markit observes that 2016 was a disappointing year for automation sales, but expects that trend to be reversed
By Patrick Burnson · January 26, 2017
BPE Global develops and delivers new tool for executives
By Patrick Burnson · January 24, 2017
The announcement of the Alibaba and Maersk partnership made late last year comes as no surprise to anyone watching the booming logistics tech industry.
By Patrick Burnson · January 23, 2017
As SMC³ Jump Start 2017 gets underway in Atlanta this week, three prominent international trade experts will address The Logistics Technology Summit.

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