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Michael Ford January 26, 2021 BDP Tradewatch

Update from the Biden Administration on aluminum imports and licensing requirements

President Biden has issued a recent Presidential Action that places a freeze on all new and pending rules, including the recent announcement regarding aluminum imports.

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January 26, 2021 BDP Trendwatch

BDP Trendwatch: New Brexit-era regulations, Cargo delays in major ports, Piracy surge off West Africa

A round-up of the latest news headlines for the supply chain and logistics industry, Week 3 of 2021.

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BDP International January 26, 2021 Covid-19 Industry Insights

Navigating the Biden Administration's Trade Policy Amidst COVID-19 and Brexit

We review how the impending inauguration of Joseph R. Biden will usher in a year of transition for U.S. trade policy, including plans to build broad-based supply chain resilience and to work collaboratively with the private sector to improve productivity.

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January 26, 2021 BDP Trendwatch

BDP Trendwatch: More misery for shippers, Air cargo rates set to remain sky high, US box imports set record despite pandemic

A round-up of the latest news headlines for the supply chain and logistics industry, Week 2 of 2021.

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Carmen Gerace, CTO and Gene Welsh, Exec. Director - Ocean Freight January 11, 2021 Ocean Freight Covid-19 BDP Newswatch

A new year, but shippers struggling with the same West Coast challenges

Carmen Gerace, Chief Transportation Officer, and Gene Welsh, Executive Director - Ocean Transport, share the latest updates and insight regarding the West Coast port situation including labor challenges, import cycles, an uptick in increased dwell time, and the severe shortage of chassis, among other issues.

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