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The New World Economy of E-Commerce

This article was written by Peter Buxbaum and originally appeared in Freight Business Journal North America. To read the full article, please link here. The highly competitive e-commerce business has come a long way in the last fifteen years to take its place as an important segment of the world economy. Once largely confined to […]

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HPCLC Spring 2018 Conference

The theme of the Health and Personal Care Logistics Conference (HPCLC) is Transportation 2025: How the Future of Transportation Will Impact HPC Supply Chains.  The conference promises to be an informative and engaging few days of discussions centered on the current and future challenges of managing transportation, from both shipper and service provider perspectives. DB […]

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Top 15 Ports in The Americas

Additional Languages available. We rank the 15 busiest ports from North to South America – and what to expect for 2018. When Christopher Columbus set out for Japan in 1492 seeking a faster spice trade route between Europe and Asia, he had no way of knowing that the second largest combined land mass on earth […]

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Logistics and the Smart Technology Revolution

Additional language available. The tech that will forever transform logistics and the supply chain as we know it By Lucas Sanches, CIO, DB Schenker Brazil The pace of technological change is relentless across all spheres of life, and is only increasing. Whereas technological revolutions used to happen once every century, now they seem to happen […]

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Foreign Trade Zone Update: Two Developments You Must Watch Today

Shippers using Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs) should be aware of one delay and the potential for additional GAO oversight  With 2,900 companies located in 186 different U.S. Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs), where 420,000 workers are employed and $85 billion in goods are exported annually from the U.S., use of these secure areas—considered by U.S. customs […]

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4 Tips for Managing the Next Chinese New Year

Additional languages available. The Chinese New Year is right around the corner. Is your supply chain ready for the Year of the Dog? It’s the time of the year businesses throughout China shut down, factories cease operations, and activity at the country’s transportation hubs come to a grinding halt. Known as the Chinese New Year, […]

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Managing Peru’s Cold Food Chain Logistics

Read in Spanish. Exporting a high percentage of the world’s fruits and vegetables, Peru’s farmers and food manufacturers require a high degree of logistics and transportation support for their perishable products. As the second largest exporter of fresh asparagus worldwide, Peru exports 33% of the herbaceous, perennial plant every year. Used in a wide variety […]

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Take 3: How ACE Will Help Shippers Save Time, Money, and Hassle

Is your company ready to take advantage of the modernized, streamlined trade processing system that Uncle Sam has been working on for the last few years? Designed to do these things plus improve border security for imports and exports, the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) system that helps […]

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CBP extends initial implementation of in-bond regulatory changes to July 2, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has extended the initial implementation of in-bond regulatory changes until July 2, 2018. Due to the six-month extension, CBP officers will continue to accept paper CBP Form 7512 and input the data on the trade’s behalf. On July 2, 2018, paper forms will no longer be accepted for input […]

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Brazil’s New Single Portal for Foreign Trade Will Facilitate Cross-Border Shipping

Alternative Languages Available.   With the Single Foreign Trade Portal Program, Brazil ushers in a new, business-friendly import and export process for cross-border shipments. Intent on creating a more business-friendly environment for companies that want to ship goods across its borders, Brazil is implementing a new single portal that will benefit exporters and importers alike. […]

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