Finance & Credit

Trade finance, credit, and cargo insurance are among those topics included in this category.


Port of Houston Business is Still Strong; Tonnage Up Across All Sectors

Port of Houston Authority receives 40th certificate for excellence in financial reporting.
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Air Freight Rates to Rise Into Peak Season

Air freight rates from Asia to North America and Europe are expected to rise through to the end of the year following four months of stable pricing.
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Major Steamship Lines Intend November GRI

Major steamship lines have been announcing monthly general rate increases (GRI) for transpacific cargo from the Far East and India to Canada and the U.S.
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Drewry All Earnings Shipping Index Slumps 25 Percent in September

The Drewry All Earnings Index, which covers the main bulk shipping markets, fell 25 percent in September to stand at 115 points.
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Individuals May Be Held Personally Liable for Entry Violations

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) reversed its position, now agreeing with the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT), that individuals could be held personally liable for attempting to introduce or enter goods through fraudulent or negligent documents or other information.
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NRF, University of Phoenix Announce 20 Recipients of Full-Tuition Dream BIG Scholarships

Retail employees earn scholarships to advance their careers through education.
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Annual GDP Growth 4.2 Percent Says IHS

Slower inventory growth and solid profits suggest above-average economic growth.
Real GDP growth was revised upwards in IHS forecast.
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Eyeing Rate Complexity

Rate accuracy is a challenge in multimodal extended supply chains.

There are plenty of drivers for freight costs, and expanding the view into other modes only amplifies the impact.

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Logistics Growth Despite Challenges

The economy and freight markets go hand in hand, and the direction is generally positive

The 25th Annual State of Logistics report has been released, and if it doesn’t contain outright contradictions, it does raise some questions. The report is authored by Rosalyn Wilson with the sponsorship of Penske Logistics and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).

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Massport Approves FY2015 Total Budget of $623M

Budget funds Community Programs, HOV including Logan Express Framingham parking structure, and safety and security at Massport facilities.
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

Video applications, Employee Monitoring, Field service, Plant monitoring, Improving employee safety.

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.


Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions


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2014 October

Check out the October 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story: Logistics Drives Site Selection, plus much more!

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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