Global Trade

By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2016
July shipments–at 974,489-were up 2.2 percent annually and up 4.6 percent compared to June, due primarily to growth from the European Union (shipments up 5.7 percent) and China (up 4.8 percent), which were aided by the strong dollar, coupled with furniture (up 6.7 percent) and toys (up 10.3 percent) shipments both seeing gains.
By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2016
July shipments–at 974,489-were up 2.2 percent annually and up 4.6 percent compared to June, due primarily to growth from the European Union (shipments up 5.7 percent) and China (up 4.8 percent), which were aided by the strong dollar, coupled with furniture (up 6.7 percent) and toys (up 10.3 percent) shipments both seeing gains.
By Patrick Burnson · August 8, 2016
The official launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) has created a $2.6 trillion market with a population of more than 622 million – and although implementation will be a long process – it represents an important milestone, say analysts with A.T. Kearney in a recent report.
By Jeff Berman · July 29, 2016
Quarterly revenue was up 3.8 percent annually at $14.6 billion, with earnings per share up 6 percent at $1.43 for the sixth straight month and matching Wall Street expectations.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2016
Weighed down with huge new expenses, terminal operators at California ports will have no choice but to charge higher fees, California Trade Report, California Ports, Global Trade
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2016
Shipment figures marked the best ever month for May going back to 2007, as well as the highest monthly shipment level since August 2015.
By Jeff Berman · June 29, 2016
May shipments––at 954,000––saw a 10 percent jump over April and a 1.5 percent annual gain, which was boosted by furniture and auto parts imports, despite slow growth in China. This output marked the best ever month for May going back to 2007 based on Panjiva data, as well as its highest monthly shipment level since August 2015.
By Jeff Berman · June 8, 2016
As was the case in the previous two years, the optimism of respondents towards global trade continued to dip, with 45 percent of the survey’s respondents optimism about prospects for global trade this year, which is down from 2015’s 55 percent and 2014’s 64 percent.
By Jeff Berman · June 2, 2016
The pace of United States-bound waterborne shipments on a year-to-date basis through April is mildly mixed compared to the same period a year ago, according to recent data issued by Panjiva.
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By Purolator · May 17, 2016
As many U.S. shippers are well aware, Canada is the top export destination for U.S. manufacturers, claiming 19 percent of all American exports. And due to the explosive growth of e-commerce, that number is only going to get bigger.
By Jeff Berman · April 29, 2016
March shipments at 798,180 trailed February by 12 percent and were down 19 percent annually.
By Jeff Berman · April 29, 2016
March shipments at 798,180 trailed February by 12 percent and were down 19 percent annually. For the entire first quarter, shipments were relatively flat annually, rising 0.27 percent to 2,587,988.
By Patrick Burnson · April 25, 2016
Analysts for Datamyne are telling logistics managers to add climate change to the factors that shape global trade.
By Jeff Berman · March 23, 2016
CrossBorder is the former Bongo International, a provider of cross border enablement technologies and solutions, whom FedEx acquired in December 2014. FedEx said that this announcement reflects its investment in expanding its international e-commerce offerings.
By Patrick Burnson · March 1, 2016
Even if there's a turnaround, don't expect the growth rates that we saw in the 1990’s or the 2000’s

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