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cranes loading MSC and Maersk containers on ship

Michael Ford Industry Insights Trade Compliance

A new start for 2021?

In his latest blog, Michael Ford - VP of Government and Industry Affairs provides a recap of live polling results from BDP's recent virtual Supply Chain and Compliance Summit and what these results may point to for business in 2021.

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Port at Night with lights reflecting off water

BDP Trendwatch

BDP Trendwatch: No sympathy for carriers from shippers who must foot the bill for bunker hikes, LATAM announces the conversion of up to eight Boeing 767-300ERs into freighters, Higher contract rates ahead as shippers seek security

A round-up of the latest news headlines for the supply chain and logistics industry, Week 9 of 2021.

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Plane Flying over High Rise Buildings on Cloudy Day

BDP Trendwatch

BDP Trendwatch: Freighters escape B777 suspensions after United Airlines engine failure, Port of Los Angeles diverts ocean carriers to reduce cargo backlog, Maersk Eindhoven expected in Yokohama Thursday following container loss

A round-up of the latest news headlines for the supply chain and logistics industry, Week 8 of 2021.

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Ships in harbor waiting to dock

Erin Scott Ocean Freight Talking Trade

Talking Trade: Bottlenecks, capacity crunches, and everything in between, an ocean freight round-up

In the latest episode of Talking Trade, Gene Welsh - Executive Director, Ocean Transportation, takes an in-depth look at current challenges, carrier performance, COVID-19 effects, and additional factors that are significantly impacting the ocean transportation industry.

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Hapag Lloyd ship at Antwerp port

BDP Trendwatch

BDP Trendwatch: The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge to join forces, Covid border restrictions putting the brakes on pan-European road freight, Red hot box rates show first signs of cooling

A round-up of the latest news headlines for the supply chain and logistics industry, Week 7 of 2021.

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