BDP Blog

Welcome to the BDP Blog. Penned by our team of experts across the globe, this is your source for the latest insights and commentary on industry trends, top news headlines, and BDP happenings. Check back often for updates!

To receive updates in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page!

containers port 76233618

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 48

Rollover cargo still on the increase says Ocean Insights; Boatloads of cargo off Los Angeles grind gears of world economy; US-UK air services pact gives cargo operators additional rights

View Article
back of tightly stacked cargo containers

Michael Ford Industry Insights

A short history lesson and a plan for the future

In his latest article, Michael Ford reviews the pending changes from the World Customs Organization and new HS codes in 2022.

View Article
EU flag draped over British flag

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 47

Brexit negotiators zero in on a deal as soon as next week; Capacity shortages on Asia-Europe directly due to transpacific trade boom; Why China is creating a new Asia-Pacific trade pact

View Article
red flag

Erin Scott Talking Trade

Talking Trade: Economic Sanctions and the First Line of Defense

In the latest episode of Talking Trade, BDP's Chief Legal Officer, Catherine Muldoon, tackles the topic of Economic Sanctions in conjunction with recent announcements from the Department of Justice and how companies should strategize to ensure their teams are not only compliant, but also vigilant for the threat of potential red flags.

View Article
European Union HQ in Brussels

Michael Ford Industry Insights

Get ready, more retaliatory tariffs are here!

Michael Ford, VP of Government and Industry Affairs, reviews the latest announcement from the EU regarding additional tariffs on US goods such as spirits, seafood, and certain chemicals.

View Article