International Logistics

Global logistics represents the process involved in getting a product from the factory floor to the store shelf, and everything in between. It includes the global sourcing of the product — where it’s manufactured — its transportation, the industrial real estate sites and warehouses that hold it prior to delivery, the logistics management software and other technology used throughout the supply chain and the third-party logistics providers who manage the process from beginning to end.

News & Analysis

Parcels
17 Apr 2014
Ten years after its launch, online shipping marketplace uShip is pursuing both commercial freight and consumer shipments, expanding an innovative LTL spot market and partnering with eBay.

Commentary

Transshipping can be fraught with costs, time and risk that need to be fully recognized, weighed and accepted before proceeding with this option.