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COVID-19: The Road to Recovery

Everything you need to know to keep your supply chain moving forward through COVID-19

Helping you deliver what matters, safely.

Although COVID-19 remains a serious threat across the globe, countries have begun the careful and cautious process of re-opening. Additionally, the supply chain industry is beginning to see a cautious uptick in recovery as blank sailings decrease, airlines resume regular flight schedules, and trucking slowly resumes a semblance of normalcy.  

Our team of experts is here to provide you with the most up-to-date and crucial information to help your supply chain stay on track.  

Here are the latest updates, at a glance: 

Air Transportation Recovery

View the latest overview of demand and capacity for major trade lanes, along with the most up-to-date news and announcements.

View the latest air updates

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Ocean Transportation Recovery

As blank sailings, equipment shortages and capacity constraints increase with a fury, view the current updates from the ocean industry.  

View the latest ocean updates

Supply Chain Recovery

View the latest data outlining major port and equipment developments, as well as a multitude of other resources. 

View the latest supply chain updates

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US Domestic Recovery

View everything you need to know about COVID-19's impact on US Domestic Transport and how BDP can help you navigate the road to recovery.

View latest US domestic updates

Business Continuity at BDP

Our top priority is the safety and well-being of BDP employees. As some offices begin to transition back to a physical office setting, we have safety precautions in place to protect our workforce. 

View BDP BCP Plans

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Impact on travel

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has outlined travel health information about COVID-19.

View all travel recommendations

BDP International is here to help you navigate through this complexity.

The situation is rapidly evolving, but we have deployed both short and long-term solutions to mitigate possible disruptions and to keep your supply chain moving. BDP remains very customer focused, providing value through information, analysis and a hands-on approach.

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What you can do now

  • Contact BDP to support the urgent move of your cargo via:

    • Rail to Europe (east to west)

    • Air charter support

  • Contact your BDP team to support any sourcing changes you may want to make

  • Contact your BDP team via the form below for more information

Planning ahead 

  • Prepare and share volume forecast based on the backlog with your providers asap

  • Focus on priority cargo knowing the high likelihood of rolled bookings

  • Avoid CFS consolidation due to the high likelihood of bottlenecks 

  • Use a single-source provider to coordinate customs, drayage, and freight

  • Expedite cargo at destination 

  • Adjust lead times within your systems given likely delays to production and destination screening

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“BDP has gained longevity as our trusted partner, due in large part to their willingness to engage in the most difficult situations to provide alternatives and align on a plausible course of action. In challenging environments, such as the recent coronavirus outbreak, BDP remains very customer focused, providing value through information, analysis and the hands-on approach of the team globally.”

Director, Global Logistics Sourcing, Leading Global Electronics

Read more about how BDP helped a leading global electronics company safeguard their supply chain
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Contact our Contingency Planning Team

The coronavirus has caused significant disruptions for the transportation industry. Contact us here to discuss short-term and long-term solutions.

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