Global Trade

By Jeff Berman · January 19, 2018
Global express delivery and logistics service provider DHL rolled out the inaugural edition of its Global Trade Barometer, which it said is an early indicator for the current state and future development of global trade. The company said that this will be published quarterly and is the result of a partnership between DHL and Accenture, whom will provide data modeling and predictive analytics to forecast future trends for DHL.
By Jeff Berman · January 15, 2018
December shipments––at 965,917––were up 3.8% annually and down 2.0 percent compared to November’s 979,797. The busiest month of 2017 was August, which came in at 1,068,521 for an all-time record. December also marked the 17th time in the last 18 months that shipments were up.
By Patrick Burnson · December 18, 2017
The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) notes that the solid expansion in international air cargo markets continues unabated.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2017
June shipments at 958,294 were up 2.8% annually, which was off from May’s 3.3% annual spread.
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2017
June shipments at 958,294 were up 2.8% annually, which was off from May’s 3.3% annual spread.
By Jeff Berman · June 20, 2017
May shipments at 987,650 were up 3.3% annually, which was down from April’s 9.7% annual spread, which was the fastest rate of growth going back to February 2016.
By Jeff Berman · June 20, 2017
May shipments at 987,650 were up 3.3% annually, which was down from April’s 9.7% annual spread, which was the fastest rate of growth going back to February 2016.
By Richard Armstrong, Armstrong and Associates · May 31, 2017
Global third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are not a dime a dozen; in fact, there are only a few truly global supply chain managers—and they are a part of large, diverse global transportation networks.
By Jeff Berman · May 23, 2017
Data recently issued by global trade data provider Panjiva showed annual and sequential gains for United States-bound waterborne shipments in April.
By Jeff Berman · May 23, 2017
April shipments at 950,408 saw a 9.7% gain on an annual basis, which Panjiva said represents the fastest rate of growth going back to February 2016, and comes on the heels of a 8.7% annual gain in April that led to a 17.3% annual increase in the U.S. trade deficit.
By Jeff Berman · May 3, 2017
Nightline develops and deploys innovative consumer focused services for its customers in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Great Britain, as well as its business-to-business services, and has been in business for 25 years.
By Jeff Berman · April 14, 2017
March imports––at 855,511–– were up 7 percent annually and up 1.9 percent compared to February
By Dagmar Trepins, European Correspondent · March 30, 2017
New political developments from both sides of the Channel and the Atlantic still have shippers and logistics services providers scratching their heads. But where some see an element of uncertainly and discord, others see bright new opportunity.
By Jeff Berman · March 13, 2017
The company said the February imports––at 837,700––marked an 8 percent annual decline, representing the first time there was not an annual increase since June 2016.
By Jeff Berman · February 15, 2017
January imports were up 5.4 percent annually at 929,970, topping December’s 928,535 on a sequential basis. This marked the seventh consecutive month of growth, according to Panjiva data.

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