Foreign Trade Zones in the spotlight

Logistics managers have long valued Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) because they’re secure areas under U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) supervision generally considered outside CBP territory upon activation. Located in or near CBP ports of entry, they’re the United States’ version of what are known internationally as free-trade zones. Currently, there are 276 authorized FTZ […]

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UPS-SF Holding joint venture is granted regulatory approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce

The planned joint venture (JV) between UPS and SF Holding, the parent company of leading integrated express logistics service provider in China, SF Express, which was initially announced in May, received approval from China’s Ministry of Commerce today.   This JV will focus on developing and providing international delivery services from China to the United […]

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Masters of Logistics: Transportation @ digital speed

This marks the 26th year that Logistics Management’s (LM) September issue has featured the findings of the “Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics),” the clearest picture available of transportation spending and utilization across all the modes—and by far the most comprehensive summary of how logistics professionals are currently managing their operations. […]

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