International Logistics

Rail tracks end long before e-commerce's last mile, but Amazon.com has many "touch points" at Union Pacific Railroad, Beth Whited says. 


Orders from Europe are rising with a strong peak season on the cards, but growing volumes could spell space issues and equipment shortages in the months ahead.


TVA-Memphis-Interview

JOC.com recently interviewed Senior Development Consultant Aaron Stewart about the Tennessee Valley Authority's work crea


Prestroenning-JOC Interview2017

DB Schenker's Trond Prestroenning on the "5PL," impact of recent consolidation, and NVO opportunities as carriers adjust service model.


Although May’s inventory-to-sales ratio, the final test for the theory, is still unavailable, other factors suggest the turnaround has begun.

NAI Global's Adam Roth on the benefits of knowing your the weak spots in your competitor's supply chain, the relationship between industrial real estate and supply chain disruptors. 


Growing demand and higher prices for containers have helped Singamas Container Holdings to a $12 million profit in the first half of 2017.

Maersk Line India in a trade advisory said the one-stop freight link from cargo origins is more economical and reliable than air cargo transportation.

FedEx, undecided about whether to follow UPS in imposing holiday season surcharges, is talking with volume customers on pricing. Best advice: Avoid last-minute shipping.

Freight rates on the trans-Pacific have fallen well off leavels reached in the fourth quarter of 2016 as carriers in the highly competitive trade route chase after market share.