Posts Tagged ‘Trucking’

China Logistics News Wrapup: December 16, 2008

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 9:43 Comments Off on China Logistics News Wrapup: December 16, 2008
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China Logistics News Wrapup

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 5:45 Comments Off on China Logistics News Wrapup

With another week of gloomy news about the global crisis, you would have thought trade were coming to a standstill, and those that facilitate it. More than any other week though, this week has been a busy one, and perhaps we should thank the good folks in Beijing for that as Beijing to spend billions […]

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Logistics News in Review: October 27, 2008

Monday, October 27, 2008 8:37 4 Comments

The chum is in the water, and this week we are beginning to see the early signs that China’s export economy is coming off. At this point, it is still possible that there is growth in exports, but if you believe a recent BBC interview… then exports are 50% off… and that is scary. The […]

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Logistics News in Review: October 13, 2008

Monday, October 13, 2008 5:58 2 Comments

Welcome to the 2nd edition of the logistics news in review. Following last week, a lot has happened in the global economy that will impact trade – and while the worst is yet to come, there is still a lot of pawns moving around on the board. I have added a few new categories of […]

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Logistically Speaking There is a Lot Moving in China

Monday, October 6, 2008 0:19 4 Comments

As a cog in the logistics industry in the US, the majority of my days were spent looking at spreadsheets full of pricing information.  for a 3 month period I got to spend my hours developing competitive profiles (over 150 completed), and it was then that I realized that a career in logistics wasn’t for […]

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Transportation Costs Killing Your Margins? Invest in a New Truck

Thursday, August 14, 2008 9:07 3 Comments

With oil shooting through 150 USD a barrel, the cost of transportation has become a factor for many manufacturing in China – particularly those exporting. Nothing new about that, and it just as that average Joe in the US is getting used to 4 USD a gallon gas, manufacturers are going to have to either […]

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Logistically Speaking, A Few Important Announcements In China Over the Last 2 Weeks

Thursday, May 29, 2008 9:43 Comments Off on Logistically Speaking, A Few Important Announcements In China Over the Last 2 Weeks

Typically, I not one to simply post up the news headlines, but there has been a lot of activity in the logistics industry that I think should be highlighted: 1)UPS to move Asian logistics hub to China When the Philippine asks that you do whatever you can to keep something behind, you know that moving […]

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The Logistics Behind the Sichuan Earthquake Relief Efforts

Monday, May 26, 2008 1:39 2 Comments

For the last two weeks, the Sichuan earthquake has been something that I have been intimately involved with. Whether it was working web designers setting up the Hands On Chengdu site, speaking to firms looking to donate money, watching the endless news cycles, or working with NGOs looking to ship 5tons of milk.. there hasn’t […]

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