Commentary

Commentary

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) puts supply chain in the global spotlight, though, it fails when purchasing, manufacturing and transportation don't come together.
Any rush to return to normalcy could lead to the doubling or tripling of inland transportation costs per container.
Many companies still lack adequate risk aversion planning, planning that should now include disruptions, including special tariffs against China and the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
I recall learning early in my career an important saying about the liner business: You make money on shipping —
In the early 1960s, there was a television show called “That Was the Week That Was!” While it was intended as a
Logistics and freight forwarding is a “people’s business.” This is a widely recognized truth in the industry, a
The Los Angeles and Long Beach areas continue to have the worst air quality in the country, a dubious honor tha
Your company has mastered domestic and international trade.
We’ve been hearing about “density-based pricing” for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments and “dimensional weigh
When it comes to time-critical shipments, you have no wiggle room.
A revolution is coming in freight forwarding, driven by cargo owners who seek more predictable deliveries to secure revenue faster and reduce inventory.
In an industry still marked by territoriality and insufficient collaboration,
US import tariffs on Chinese goods have dominated the headlines of late, and for good reason, but they may be distracting from other pressing matters for US-based firms engaged in international trade.
With its origins traced to the late 1990s, the term Global Trade Management (GTM) was coined out of the large,