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Tom Helk Industry Insights

Am I an (unintentional) DG violator?

Tom Helk, Manager of Hazardous Materials/Export Compliance, reflects upon a recent experience with an online battery purchase and explores a correlation with a possible DG violation.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 41

How 25% tariffs on EU food and beverage will impact the US; Attaining carbon-neutral shipping a herculean task?; India looks to privatize shipping

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 40

Fed up with US trade tactics, Europe eyes escalation; Coalition of shippers and carriers seeks zero-emission ocean shipping; WTO "sharply downgrades" trade forecast for 2019-2020

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Michael Ford and Sebastian Aversa Import & Export

Importing/Exporting simplified: Argentina

Michael Ford, VP of Government and Industry Affairs, and Sebastian Aversa, Country Manager - Argentina, discuss best practices for shippers when importing to or exporting from Argentina.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 39

Managing evolving shipper relationships; China gives new waivers for tariff-free US soy purchases; Singapore, Panama to strengthen maritime relations

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