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BDP International 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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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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Michael Ford January 11, 2021 Covid-19 Industry Insights

An update on Personal Protective Equipment exports for 2021

In his latest blog, Michael Ford reviews a recent announcement by FEMA as it relates to updated requirements for exports of PPE.

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Richard J. Bolte, Jr. January 11, 2021 CEO Corner Covid-19

2020: Weathering the storm while finding the sunrise

In his final blog of 2020, BDP's Chairman and CEO Rich Bolte reflects on the trials and tribulations, highs and lows, and challenges and opportunities of the year. But amid the chaos and confusion, one thing remained constant: the essential role of the logistics industry.

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Carmen Gerace January 11, 2021 Industry Insights Covid-19 Ocean Freight

COVID-19 and Container Shortages: A Line of Falling Dominoes

With our current market conditions and existing challenges it is hard to know exactly how we got here. In his latest blog, Carmen Gerace explains the causal relation between COVID-19 and equipment shortages as well as other circumstances that have exacerbated the situation.

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