China's Drop in FDI Signals Shift in the Global Supply Chain China Briefing Apr. 23 – The 2012 drop in foreign direct investment in China is pointing out that manufacturing capacity is being rethought by MNCs considering global trade as a whole.
As multinational companies in the United States and around the world are increasingly influenced by changes in the international economy, global distribution networks must be fluid enough to accommodate unpredictability.
Shippers to divert cargo to Guangdong to beat dock strike South China Morning Post Shippers have worked out a back-up plan to move Hong Kong cargo through ports in Guangdong with no end in sight to the Kwai Tsing dock strike.
Southwest Airlines Cargo Expands Service To AirTran Network Wall Street Journal DALLAS, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines achieved a milestone on April 14 as the carrier began shipping cargo on AirTran Airways under the Southwest...
Logistics industry trade magazine DC Velocity makes the case for St. Louis as a future 3PL mega-hub. Mark Cusumano of FW Warehousing gives his perspective. (Does #SaintLouis have the right stuff to be the next #3PL mega-hub?
Boeing Co. has begun repairs on the 787 Dreamliner to fix a battery fault that grounded the fleet for three months as it enters talks with airlines to resume deliveries and meet a full-year production target.
It was not that long ago that the land border between Canada and the US was viewed as a serious impediment to the secure and efficient movement of goods and people between the world’s largest bilateral trading partners.
More than 5 million commercial trucks crossed the U.S.-Mexican border in 2012, a 4.8 percent increase from 2011 that set a new record. Unfortunately, Troy Ryley says, too many tractor-trailers were headed in one direction — north.
Upstream sources in the iPad mini supply chain expect a 20-30% decline in shipments for the device during the second quarter of 2013 due to lacking demand in the market. The lacking demand stems from consumers waiting ...