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CMA CGM container ship docked at blue port

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 51

Fury at another new surcharge: carriers 'cashing in' on a self-created crisis; CMA CGM ramps up its capacity between Asia and Europe in response to unprecedented demand; U.K. Businesses Plead for Time to Avoid Brexit Cliff Edge

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Carmen Gerace Industry Insights Covid-19 Ocean Freight

COVID-19 and Container Shortages: A Line of Falling Dominoes

With our current market conditions and existing challenges it is hard to know exactly how we got here. In his latest blog, Carmen Gerace explains the causal relation between COVID-19 and equipment shortages as well as other circumstances that have exacerbated the situation.

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Peter Q. Boltje

Close to Market Solutions through Virtual Warehousing

How do you avoid investments in physical assets and expensive outsourced logistics solutions (which would place product closer to the customers), while also creating significantly higher cost to market? By deploying solutions that reduce lead-times, without increasing total cost of logistics: close to market solutions.

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Erin Scott Talking Trade

Talking Trade: An airfreight industry round-up

In the latest episode of Talking Trade, Kevin Connor - VP of Air Transportation, and Patrick Olyhoeck, Director - Airfreight, EMEA, take a close look at the current state of the airfreight industry, including trends, capacity constraints, and what a COVID-19 vaccine could mean for the industry's potential recovery.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 50

Maersk and MSC drop Felixstowe from transatlantic service and head for Liverpool; Air cargo sector shoots toward 2021 recovery; ONE Apus arrives in Kobe for box discharge

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