Trade

By Patrick Burnson · November 29, 2016
Leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) gathered in Lima, Peru, just after Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the U.S. presidential election earlier this month to regroup—and perhaps rethink—free trade alternatives for the coming year.
By Jeff Berman · November 22, 2016
While Trump’s election win has been viewed as a boon for big business, it was clear at last week’s RailTrends conference that tinkering with NAFTA could actually be bad for business.
By Patrick Burnson · November 14, 2016
Global economic growth may remain stuck in low gear for several more years, though a worldwide recession is unlikely, according to the third quarter Global Risk Service report from IHS Markit.
By Jeff Berman · October 11, 2016
September shipments––at 927,600––were up 1.3 percent annually and down 11.2 percent compared to August’s 1,042,942 which marked the first time shipments for a single month have eclipsed the 1 million mark since Panjiva first began collecting this data in July 2007.
By Jeff Berman · October 11, 2016
September shipments––at 927,600––were up 1.3 percent annually and down 11.2 percent compared to August’s 1,042,942 which marked the first time shipments for a single month have eclipsed the 1 million mark.
By Jeff Berman · July 19, 2016
Global transportation and logistics titan UPS said this week it has added three countries–Myanmar, Albania, and the Dominican Republic-to its UPS Worldwide Express (WWE) package service.
By Patrick Burnson · July 13, 2016
A recent report calls on shippers and insurers to take active risk mitigation measures to assess and spread the impact of an accident involving a neo-panamax vessel
By Patrick Burnson · June 30, 2016
Maritime analysts say smaller and older vessels will be scrapped in high volumes now that the Panama Canal has been expanded.
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 Patrick Burnson · June 7, 2016
Weighed down with huge new expenses, terminal operators at California ports will have no choice but to charge higher fees, say analysts.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · May 19, 2016
Join us for this in-depth, and easy to follow discussion on the tariff classification system, including steps you can take to ensure shipments arrive at the border with proper codes assigned.
By Patrick Burnson · April 25, 2016
Ocean carriers bucked a five-month downwards trend by improving container service reliability in March
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 Patrick Burnson · April 1, 2016
At the 12th annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast,” panelists stated that cargo growth should continue through 2016 even though uncertainty remains as the economy and industry continue to evolve.
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.

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