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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 4

USMCA passes US Senate; IMO: Smooth transition into sulphur cap regulations; US transpacific imports from Asia decline for the first time in a decade

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Michael Ford Industry Insights


With the House of Representatives and US Senate voting to pass the USMCA (NAFTA 2.0) last week, the bill is now one step closer to ratification as it now heads to President Trump’s office for official signing.

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COSCO container ship at port on hazy day with dark shadows

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 3

Brexit vote paves way for Jan. 31 exit; Better education on cargo declarations needed to prevent more containership fires; Panama Canal cuts down slots for ships due to droughts

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old and new Cargo Containers stacked in Yard

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 2

US companies and consumers are paying bulk of tariff costs; China plans to send team to US for January 15 deal signing; Trade tensions drag manufacturing to lowest level since 2009

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Hard hats

David Ide Industry Insights

Safety first in the workplace

While customers expect ever-decreasing delivery times, placing ever-increasing demands on the supply chain, the focus on fast should never come at the expense of workplace safety.

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