By MMH Staff · January 8, 2019
CMG fully acquired Loscam in 2010 and has since seen Loscam successfully grow to become Asia-Pacific’s largest pallet pooling company.
By Patrick Burnson · December 6, 2018
With this week’s release of A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council predictions for the coming year, one particular forecast is especially prescient, the trade war “truce” with China.
By Patrick Burnson · December 5, 2018
While President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to a truce in the US-China trade war for a period of 90 days, many Pacific Rim supply chain managers may still feel they are living on borrowed time.
By Derik Andreoli, Principal, Mercator · November 5, 2018
Chinese imports account for nearly half of all container imports moving over U.S. ports, so at first blush, port volumes are seemingly at great risk as increased duties are threatened. But, don’t hit the panic button just yet.
By Jeff Berman · September 20, 2018
The heightened and somewhat frenetic pace of tariff activity is ostensibly full-throttle all the time these days, and this week’s events are clearly no exception. Where to begin? Well, for starters President Trump yesterday announced that the United States plans to place tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China, which will take effect on September 24, 2018 at an initial amount of 10%, with the additional level of tariffs increasing to 25%, effective January 1.
By Patrick Burnson · September 5, 2018
As global shippers are painfully aware, keeping on top of the shifting trade agreement banter and subsequent disruptions has added a new layer of complexity to logistics management. Leading analysts from all sides of global networks are sharing their perspectives to help shippers get a handle on the new reality.
By Jeff Berman · July 11, 2018
Given all the recent back and forth tariff activity going on between the U.S. and China, it is worth noting that on Friday, July 6 the U.S. began imposing tariffs of 25% on around $34 billion worth of Chinese products, which USTR said were made in “response to unfair Chinese practices.” These tariffs, said USTR will eventually cover up to $50 billion in Chinese imports, with the products targeted by the tariffs comprised of those benefiting from China’s industrial policy and forced technology transfer practices.
By Yangyan Shi, Lincoln C. Woods and V.G. Venkatesh · July 5, 2018
E-commerce is expanding in China. The rest of us need to pay attention.
By Jeff Berman · May 29, 2018
In a wide-ranging statement, the White House said that under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, the United States will impose tariffs on goods containing industrially significant technology, including those related to the ‘Made in China 2025’ program.
By Jeff Berman · May 29, 2018
Any thoughts that a “trade war” between the United States and China was not a possibility were put to rest earlier today based on an announcement coming out of the White House. The White House said that under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, “the United States will impose a 25% tariff on $50 billion of goods imported from China containing industrially significant technology, including those related to the ‘Made in China 2025’ program.”
By MMH Staff · December 6, 2017
Maximal, which had 2016 revenues of approximately $66 million from sales of nearly 6,000 units, specializes in utility and standard segments in China.
By Patrick Burnson · August 3, 2017
AsiaInspection (AI), a global provider of quality control services for businesses importing from the Pacific Rim, maintains that logistics managers should pay more attention to risk—irrespective of region.
By Patrick Burnson · May 31, 2017
According to “Global Logistics 2017,” a recent report released by the London think-tank Transport Intelligence (Ti), the overall contract logistics market is estimated to have grown by 3.9% in real terms in 2016.
By Jeff Berman · May 26, 2017
UPS and SF Holding, the parent company of leading integrated express logistics service provider in China, SF Express, said they plan to launch a joint venture, focusing on developing and providing international delivery services.
By John D. Schulz · June 6, 2016
In a masterpiece of collaboration, Birdsong discovers an intermodal route to China in an innovative solution that melds rail, port and ocean carrier partners to handle unexpectedly large export needs.

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