China will let foreign automakers from Volkswagen AG to Ford Motor Co. own more than 50 percent of local ventures, removing a two-decade restriction and giving a boost to global companies seeking to capture a greater share of the world’s largest car market.
A California state senator is proposing a bill aimed at holding major retailers accountable for using port truck companies that have a history of engaging in wage theft of drivers who are misclassified as independent contractors.
Forwarders play an important role in obtaining space on airplanes or ocean vessels at the best rate possible for shippers. Long known as a relationship business, much of the forwarders' business traditionally was done by phone, fax machine or in person. Real-time tracking and management of shipments was non-existent, transparent invoices did not exist and neither did electronic document submission. Until now – today thanks to technology and start-ups, the freight forwarding market is changing. -Cathy Morrow Roberson, Founder/Head Analyst, Logistics Trends & Insights LLC
The latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding freight forwarding and customs brokerage and their impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are transporting and delivering goods to more global customers than ever before using freight forwarding and customs brokerage solutions that manage international business logistics and customs clearance. As these services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using freight forwarding and customs brokerage solutions to power their supply chains.
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