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front of COSCO ship sailing into ocean away from land

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 11

Coronavirus declared pandemic by World Health Organization; 44% of supply chain pros have no plan for China supply disruption; US set to welcome world’s largest boxship as box repositioning expands

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ship at port

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 10

Blank sailings, demand drop could cost carriers a combined $1.9B; US manufacturing hit by coronavirus but maintains growth; Brexit was tough - the next 10 months look no easier

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Cargo Container Ship Floating in Ocean with Towboat

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 9

Revenue concerns spread outside China with coronavirus cases; Coronavirus hits India's shipping, while empty containers get scarcer; Canada police move to clear rail blockade at Tyendinaga

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containers in yard

Michael Ford Industry Insights

Big Deal: For logistics and supply professionals, Phase One of the U.S.-China trade deal ushers in important considerations

For companies participating in the global flow of products and materials, the United States-China Phase One trade deal was welcome news. The January 15, 2020, start date kicks off a two-year period during which China will purchase an additional $200 billion worth of U.S. Farm products, good and services, more than doubling its 2017 total and earning it headliner-status among domestic news stories.

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