Archive for Global Trade Management

Editor’s Pick: Moving Out Of China Isn’t So Easy

Note: Today’s post is part of our “Editor’s Pick” series where we highlight recent posts published by our sponsors that provide practical knowledge and advice on timely and important supply chain and logistics topics. This post from Amber Road’s blog discusses several factors companies must consider if they are thinking of moving out of China […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 28 – February 1, 2019)

I was in Orlando, Florida this week moderating workshops for a logistics service provider client. I was hoping for 70F+ weather, but even Florida fell victim to the Polar Vortex, with temperatures only in the 50s (which felt tropical, nonetheless, compared to Chicago and Boston). I woke up at 2:15 am on Wednesday and couldn’t […]

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How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. As it currently stands, the December 2018 shutdown is only a partial closing. Yet, issues are already apparent — including some significant problems that cannot be resolved until the shutdown is over. If the shutdown extends longer term, more […]

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[Video] Major Influences on Supply Chains for 2019

Doug Surrett, Chief Product Strategist at BluJay Solutions discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How have all of the changes that are impacting global supply chains, everything from new tariffs to new trade agreements to Brexit, affected the companies you work with? What’s the outlook for 2019 with regards […]

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Navigating Tariff Changes and the Global Trade Environment

It’s not often that global trade news repeatedly makes it into the headlines, but that’s been the case this year as the U.S. and China impose tit-for-tat tariffs on each other, NAFTA gets renegotiated, and the uncertainty around Brexit continues (among many other trade-related developments). What impact are these changes having on importers and exporters? […]

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The New NAFTA: What’s Changed? What’s the Impact? [Video]

Jose Minarro, SVP of Customs at Transplace, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Has the impact NAFTA has had on US-Mexico trade since it went into effect in 1994 been mostly positive or mostly negative? In what ways? What are some of the most significant changes or updates between NAFTA and […]

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