During March 2017, a lot has happened in the global logistics industry and with MIQ Logistics. The March 2017 Logistics Link from MIQ Logistics gives insights into MIQ in the News, industry updates, services provided by MIQ, and events that will be occurring in the near future.
MIQ Logistics is pleased to announce the opening of its new, enhanced global logistics facility in Atlanta, located at 2077 Convention Center Concourse, Suite# 200, College Park, GA 30337. Our Atlanta facility will be located within the new Gateway Center development mixed-used space. Read more.
MIQ Logistics is now providing air freight consolidation service from Hong Kong (HKG) and Shanghai (PVG) to Chicago (ORD). MIQ Logistics consolidation services are chosen through blocked space agreements (BSA) through premium commercial and freighter airline direct flights. Read more.
MIQ Logistics featured a new advertisement in the Inbound Logistics magazine 2017 Logistics Planner issue. The Logistics Planner is the premier supply chain and logistics resource, a 500-page guide to the market leaders – 3PLs, warehousing companies, technology providers, transportation providers, economic development companies, and more – that can help cut transportation and logistics costs, boost efficiency, and improve supply chain operations.
Check out the MIQ Logistics profile in the 2017 Logistics Planner.
“The U.S. Leading Economic Index increased sharply again in January, pointing to a positive economic outlook in the first half of this year,” said Ataman Ozyildirim, Director of Business Cycles and Growth Research at The Conference Board. Read more.
Brexit Updates: UK Prime Minister Theresa May invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on March 29. This gives the UK and the European Union (EU) two years to agree the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU. EU member states will meet to discuss Brexit on 29 April. Read more.
A Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Without The U.S.? The President signed an order on January 23, 2017 withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Because the original TPP deal required the ratification of TPP members comprising at least 85 percent of the GDP of the entire TPP grouping, without the U.S., a new version of the TPP agreement would be needed for it to take effect. Read more.
No single furniture manufacturer, importer or retailer is alike, yet most share one thing in common: logistics challenges. Transportation hassles crop up across the industry. Production delays and issues tie up delivery schedules for the most efficient companies. Global reach capabilities fall short for furniture businesses of all sizes.
MIQ Logistics handles these types of challenges routinely — especially in the furniture market where 30 years of combined experience servicing the furniture industry has earned the company a reputation for results. Learn more on our Furniture Logistics expertise.
For over a decade now, MIQ Logistics has exhibited at the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference; an annual event where retail attendees from all over the world come together for a three day event to hear the latest on logistics and supply chain planning. On February 13, 2017, Tom Pelliccio, Rochelle Wilson, Denisse Gutierrez, and Emely Gravina of MIQ Logistics were in attendance.