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BDP Trendwatch Ocean Freight

BDP Trendwatch: KLM cargo flights continue, Cathay Pacific cargo capacity to be hit by new Covid requirements, Asia-Europe blankings for CNY

A round-up of the latest news headlines for the supply chain and logistics industry, Week 4 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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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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Michael Ford September 11, 2020 BDP Tradewatch Ocean Freight

UK and Japan agree to historic free trade agreement

The UK has today secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation.

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