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6 Things All Exporters and Importers Should Know about the new CUSMA/USMCA/T-MEC Agreement (“New NAFTA”)

On July 1, 2020 the 26-year old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was replaced by the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá (T-MEC). Under discussion for several years, this new trade deal introduces new regulations and regulatory amendments...

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The World Needs More Resilient Supply Chains

Defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, resiliency is being discussed a lot right now as more companies put extra effort into shoring up their supply chains and ensuring that those networks remain viable. Achieving this goal will be particularly important in the post-COVID world, when companies try...

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Ocean Outlook: Chinese Manufacturing Revs Back Up

Peter Nordstrom joined DB Schenker as the Regional Head of Ocean Product across the Americas in early-2020. At the time, COVID-19 was largely relegated to China and had yet to begin wreaking havoc on nearly every country around the world. Responsible for developing and implementing ocean freight strategies—including preferred carrier...

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8 Things to Look for in a Logistics Provider

With more companies reinforcing their supply chains and improving their resiliency in the post-COVID business environment, the global logistics sector is on track to reach $3.2 billion by 2021—up from $2.7 billion this year. This represents a 20% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for a sector that’s being driven by...

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6 Tips for Navigating International Trade Complexities

The global marketplace presents a multitude of opportunities for shippers that pay close attention to the intricacies of global trade compliance. Technology may have “flattened” out our world and opened up brand new opportunities to do business with foreign trading partners—to the tune of $5.80 billion in total U.S. exports...

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