On July 1st, the US-Mexico-Canada Trade (USMCA)agreement finally went into effect across North America. This was after three years of trilateral negotiations, trade disputes and amendments by the US Congress. The trade agreement creates new opportunities for the post-pandemic economic recovery, but companies are struggling to determine how the transition from NAFTA to the USMCA [...]
Global Logistics Development Partners | GLDPartners and GLDPartners Mobility Solutions is working at the very dynamic intersection of supply chain efficiency, logistics hub development and mobility technology, and we are witnessing tremendous opportunity in the development of far more efficient and successful logistics hubs. Increasing acceptance of autonomous vehicles is opening up opportunities to sell additional mobility services, with autonomous logistics one of the big winners
GLDPartners is pleased to announce that Dennis Lombardi has joined the firm as Maritime Logistics Associate. Dennis will lead seaport projects in the GLDPartners Ports and Intermodal Practice in the US and in other markets.
The expanded structure substantially deepens Mobileye’s ability to provide a complete service to the business model that is banking on people not always owning a vehicle. As it stands today, Intel may be alone it an ability to provide a full package including: hardware, sensors, software, integration and large-scale services.
In Stockholm an announcement this week of an increased tie-up between Volvo Cars and Luminar Technologies represents an important evolution between a dynamic young technology supplier company and a fast-evolving and uniquely positioned global automotive company - where a relatively small Silicon Valley tech company is having a heavy influence on the shape of the global industry and the giant companies that represent its new face.
A recently completed analysis by Global Logistics Development Partners | GLDPartners details the potential for developing a large-scale inland port district on the US West Coast in California.
Rational thinking and the most fundamental management theory teachings will tell us that some central management or coordination is vital, therefore the role of the federal government is essential. Without question, in the coming months, through the unfortunate period of COVID-19 and over the next several years there will be an extraordinary level of attention paid to these issues. Supply chain management will be a sexy and hot topic. We need collaborative leadership - from industry and clearly from government. We can all do a lot better.
As the country’s elected leaders consider a sweeping package of coronavirus emergency relief measures, there is one critical component of the logistics sector of the economy that is pleading for consideration –air freight forwarders.
It’s clear that as the automotive industry moves towards fully autonomous vehicles that cyber security is becoming one of the industry’s major concerns.
Coronavirus in Asia: There is a very real worry about manufacturing ramp-up after the Chinese New Year period which is ending today. International travel has been restricted and the cascading impacts on production and logistics are just going to become more evident this week.