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As Ocean Carriers Undergo Historic Consolidation, Shippers Could See Rates Increase
The container shipping industry is undergoing a historic wave of consolidation as carriers seek to tighten supply to offset the historical drop in pricing.

It's Time to Renew Your Freight Broker Bond It's Time to Renew Your Freight Broker Bond
Since the changes in the freight broker bond requirements introduced by the MAP-21 legislation back in 2013, autumn has turned into the bond renewal season for the freight... »

Cross-Border Trade Requires Robust Customs Broker Cross-Border Trade Requires Robust Customs Broker
When a supplier of agricultural products went looking for an EDI provider, it found one that matched all of its best-in-practice requirements.

Videos
Challenges of the Digital Supply Chain
The term 'digital supply chain' describes the integration of advanced technology, big data, and analytics to better manage, execute and improve the physical supply chain,... »

Strategies for Meeting the "Immediacy" Demand
Consumers' demand for ever faster service and the overall rapid pace of change in today’s markets will force companies to completely rethink their supply chains over the next... »

Challenges and Rewards of Moving Freight Between the U.S. and Mexico
Tom Sanderson, CEO of Transplace, discusses the growing U.S-Mexico freight market and how Transplace continues to strengthen its presence there. Sanderson also highlights... »

Editors' Blog
The Painful Lessons of the Hanjin Bankruptcy
Having weathered numerous downturns in the past, major container lines might have thought they were immune from the laws of supply and demand. Now they know better.

Inventories Shrink in Latest Logistics Report: Is That Good or Bad?
The annual State of Logistics Report has a new author this year - and with it, a marked shift in some key trends.

Around New Container-Weighing Rule, Confusion Reigns
Still confused about what shippers must do to comply with that new regulation on the weighing of loaded containers at ports? You've got plenty of company.

Podcasts
Best Practices for E-Commerce Shipments to Canada Best Practices for E-Commerce Shipments to Canada
The boom in e-commerce is a global phenomenon, but each country has its own unique requirements for ensuring the smooth flow of shipments to the buyer.

How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years How Pratt & Whitney Is Doubling Jet Engine Production in Five Years
The aerospace giant Pratt & Whitney plans to double production of a new and innovative jet engine by 2020. Proper supply-chain management will play a huge role in the success... »

The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses? The New Panama Canal: Who Wins; Who Loses?
The new set of locks at the Panama Canal is open for business. How will it affect North American shipping patterns?

  News
Actively Operating Shipyards Decline Greatly Around the World
The Korea Offshore and Shipbuilding Association has released numbers confirming the expectations of many analysts: the number of actively operating shipyards around the world... »

Retail Group Wants U.S. Government to Help Solve Problems in Wake of Hanjin Bankruptcy
The recent bankruptcy of South Korean ocean carrier Hanjin Shipping is causing "widespread disruptions" to supply chains across the country, according to the National Retail... »

Judge Orders Hanjin to Sell Ships, Return Chartered Vessels Judge Orders Hanjin to Sell Ships, Return Chartered Vessels
Hanjin Shipping has to return chartered-in ships to owners and to sell as much of its own fleet as it can, a South Korean bankruptcy judge said Monday.

White Papers
How Technology is Reshaping the Modern Supply Chain
It's no secret that tech innovations have become key to the evolution of business processes. Whether born of necessity, to fill a niche need, or developed as a blue-sky... »

Adopting Next Generation Labeling Technology Enhances Enterprise Agility and Reduces Costs
Next generation label management solutions allow enterprises to reduce costs, improve agility, and reduce the risk of production shutdowns and labeling non-compliance. This... »

Supply Chain Disruptions and Risk Still Looming: How to Create a More Resilient Supply Chain
Manufacturers today must make sourcing decisions in an environment where they don’t know all of the factors. Globalized sourcing operations increase the likelihood of risk or... »

Supplier Case Studies
Eyefreight SaaS TMS Improves Freight Management Efficiency
Challenge: One of the world's largest steel manufacturers seeks to improve the efficiency of its logistics function. The manufacturer faces two key challenges: 1.) An overall... »

Manufacturer Improves Strategic Supply and Demand Chain with Amber Road
Challenge: This global leader in power and automation technologies operates in 100 countries and managed its international trade using a partly decentralized model. However,... »

Beverage Producer Improves Carrier Performance and Customer Satisfaction
Challenge: This leading producer of spirits and wine lacked visibility of its ocean shipments and carrier performance levels. The company relied on each partner's individual... »

Webinars
Next Generation Labeling: How Domtar Standardized Labeling To Delight Customers and Improve Production Uptime Next Generation Labeling: How Domtar Standardized Labeling To Delight Customers and Improve Production Uptime
Date: Thursday, October 06, 2016Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time For many top companies, as their business grows, so does the number of disparate IT systems... »

Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management Woodgrain Millwork: Excellence in Logistics and Transportation Management
Date: Tuesday, October 04, 2016Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Learn how Woodgrain Millwork utilizes SAP Transportation Management to make the best use of its... »

Supply Chain Risk Management: Identifying and Mitigating Global Supply Chain Threats Supply Chain Risk Management: Identifying and Mitigating Global Supply Chain Threats
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Risks are predictive – Organizations should be able to pinpoint where their biggest threats are throughout their supply chain and implement measures to... »

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