junio 7, 2019

Transport Logistic Fair Sets Records

According to Transport Logistic, which concluded today, Munich hosted the largest logistics fair in the world with new record values from June 4 to 7, 2019. The top topics were the trade war between the U.S. and China and the…


mayo 3, 2019

Shipping Organization Asked for Clarifications on IMO 2020

As carriers prepare for compliance with the upcoming low sulfur fuel limit, the International Maritime Organization has been asked to clarify four areas of IMO 2020: safety issues; education on fuel handling; compliance reporting; and how consistent global regulation will…


abril 17, 2019

U.S. Proposes Tariffs on $11 Billion in EU Imports

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released a 14-page preliminary list of European Union goods "to be covered by additional duties." The products total about $11 billion. The proposal is in response to EU subsidies benefiting Airbus that…


abril 5, 2019

CCA Promotes Data Sharing Program to Help Stem Food Waste

The Cool Chain Association (CCA), a Netherlands-based nonprofit, is piloting a data-sharing initiative to monitor food shipments over a three-month period to pinpoint where excursions in supply chains tend to occur. The pilot, set to start in April, will focus…


abril 4, 2019

FIATA Releases Best Practice Guide for Fighting Cyber Crimes

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has released a Best Practice Guide on Prevention of Cybercrime aimed at helping the industry thwart growing online threats to supply chains. FIATA’s Advisory Body on Legal Matters (ABLM) prepared the guide.