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Erin Scott Talking Trade

Talking Trade: A closer look at the ocean freight market

In the latest episode of Talking Trade, Gene Welsh - Director of Ocean Freight, North America, joins the show to provide an in-depth analysis into some of the biggest issues challenging the ocean freight market. From rate volatility to blank sailings and on-time delivery issues, tune in for the full discussion.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 49

ESC and Clecat demand change to failing ocean freight market; Some services to Covid-hit LA cancelled, but air cargo rates hold steady; Demand for Dirty Fuel Jumps With More Ships Running Pollution Kits

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 48

Rollover cargo still on the increase says Ocean Insights; Boatloads of cargo off Los Angeles grind gears of world economy; US-UK air services pact gives cargo operators additional rights

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Michael Ford Industry Insights

A short history lesson and a plan for the future

In his latest article, Michael Ford reviews the pending changes from the World Customs Organization and new HS codes in 2022.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 47

Brexit negotiators zero in on a deal as soon as next week; Capacity shortages on Asia-Europe directly due to transpacific trade boom; Why China is creating a new Asia-Pacific trade pact

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