Shipping From China: Everything You Need To Know

When it comes to shipping from China to the United States, cost and transit time are the two biggest questions on any supply chain manager’s mind. But you get what you pay for … and paying less (generally) means slower shipping. Here’s how it works. What is the Least Expensive Way to Import Freight from…



Emirates profit plunges 82% in wake of Trump's travel ban

Emirates profit plunges 82% in wake of Trump’s travel ban

AP Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, reported a drop in annual profit on Thursday for the first time in five years and criticized President Donald Trump’s restrictions on some U.S. flights as “destabilizing” for travel. The Dubai-based company said net profit at its airline business plunged 82 percent to 1.3 billion dirhams ($354 million)…



Yang Ming sends out 'don't panic' message to quell shipper fears

Yang Ming sends out ‘don’t panic’ message to quell shipper fears

© Philippilosian Yang Ming today issued an update on its financial status to mitigate shipper and service provider concerns after the suspension of its shares on the Taiwan Stock Exchange last week. The carrier, part of THE Alliance, said it understood that its customers “have access to opinions and news from a variety of third-party…



Amazon logistics starts to fly, with first-quarter revenue up 34%

Amazon logistics starts to fly, with first-quarter revenue up 34%

© Thomas Lukassek Amazon’s logistics arm is becoming an increasingly important source of revenue, accounting for $6.4bn in the first quarter of this year, up 34% year-on-year. The company’s retail third-party seller services, or logistics, comprised 18% of total net sales for the quarter, up from 16% a year earlier. But while worldwide shipping revenues…