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Michael Ford Industry Insights

US shippers: How to keep your information secure, wherever it may be!

Michael Ford, VP of Government and Industry Affairs, provides insight and guidance to US shippers regarding the safekeeping of vital trade information and steps that can be taken to ensure the confidentiality of such.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 21

U.K. announces plan for sweeping tariff cuts after Brexit; Virus revives worst-case scenarios for U.S.-China relationship; Super-cyclone Amphan hits coast of India and Bangladesh

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BDP International Industry Insights

Maintain product availability and mitigate cost through Delay in Transit

Today’s supply chains are about strictly orchestrated flows of goods and information to ensure products are delivered globally at a specifically designated time. Delay in Transit is a specific program that can support shippers and consignees in their efforts to maintain product availability close to market while also mitigating some of the associated cost with port storage.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 20

Warehouse capacity contracts as imports arrive amid low demand, closed storefronts; Will ocean carriers scale back sailing cancellations?; Air rates soar leading to severe airline congestion

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 19

Air cargo volumes looking 'less bad', as the market has 'probably bottomed'; Insurers warn of the risks of storing import containers away from terminal yards; India eases restrictions, but interstate trucking remains a major challenge

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