Germany

February 13, 2017


Germany Hits Record Trade Surplus

Germany's trade surplus (the balance of exports and imports of goods) increased to 252.9 billion euros ($270 billion), marking the highest surplus since such recordkeeping began after World War II.

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January 24, 2017


Post-Brexit Britain Unveils New Industrial Strategy

The Loadstar reports that a green paper published on January 23 outlines UK government proposals for a new national industrial strategy. Freight and supply chain representatives are eager to see if the proposals will boost the logistics sector.

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January 18, 2017


Harmonized System Updates

The World Customs Organization (WCO) updates the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, or Harmonized System (HS), every five years. New classification decisions were made at the 58th Session of the Harmonized System Committee, and they have been released on the…

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January 18, 2017


Logistics Confidence Index Ends 2016 on Positive Note

Transport Intelligence reports that the Stifel Logistics Confidence Index hit its first positive reading in 15 months in December. The improvement in the overall Index was supported by broad gains, particularly in European forwarding activity and airfreight.

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January 18, 2017


Chinese New Year is Coming Up!

EMO Trans China offices will be closed from Friday, January 27 to Thursday, February 2. The offices will resume work on Friday, February 3. Customers should be aware that nearly all Asian transportation suppliers are closed during this national holiday.…

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November 9, 2016


Teamwork Makes it Happen!

A cooperative effort between EMO Germany, Project Logistics International, and EMO Trans Hartford resulted in the successful move of an oversized vacuum melting chamber. EMO Trans was awarded the shipment in…

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