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Ship at Hamburg port

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 14

Ocean carriers blank sailings on Transpacific, European routes as importer demand drops; Factories cut output, jobs as coronavirus lockdown bites; Chinese ports volume growth maintained in last week of March

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Plastic production

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What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 13

India in lockdown; The impact of the coronavirus on global trade: Now and tomorrow; Plastic essential to fight coronavirus

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North American trucking traveling in mountains

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What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 12

Coronavirus infections pass 200,000 globally; U.S. and Canada to close border for nonessential travel; Trucking demand surges as retailers restock

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front of COSCO ship sailing into ocean away from land

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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

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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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