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** Latest tariff threat could cause spike in transpacific container rates. **

Larry 8/7/2019 4:07:22 PM

Drewry estimates the latest tariff threat could affect 4 million TEUs of cargo from China to the U.S.     Drewry said its analysis indicates as many as 4 million TEUs of China-to-U.S. goods might be affected by the tariffs that President Trump has threatened to impose on Sept. 1. That compares to Drewry’s estimate of 640,000 TEU affected by the first round of tariffs imposed on $50 billion worth of goods last year and 6 million TEU affected by the tariffs on $200 billion of goods that firs....
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President Trump announced he will impose a 10.0 % tariffs on additional $ 300 billion of imports from China starting next month.

Larry 8/5/2019 7:30:16 PM

On August 1, 2019, President Trump announced that he will impose 10 percent additional duties on the new $300 billion worth of Chinese goods (List 4 goods) starting September 1, 2019.   These items essentially covers all products that are not already paying the additional 25% tariffs. These new items (List 4 goods) includes all apparel, footwear, and manufactured textile products.
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Growing As A Third Party Logistics Provider

Anthony 9/7/2016 4:44:35 PM

            When selecting a 3PL (third party logistics) provider, technology has become an important aspect to meet the timely requirements for additional volume transactions on order fulfillment services. As a result, 3PL (third party logistics) providers must continually invest in their technology to ensure that they don't fall behind from the competition.             Third party logistics providers need to work with other supply chain partners and vendors in order to be able to provide re....
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Third Party Logistics Providers 3PL vs 4PL

Anthony 7/11/2016 6:56:46 PM

Logistics is the coordination of plans to have items or services moved from businesses to end consumers. Within logistics itself, there are various services that the term can be broken down into - order fulfillment, shipping, warehousing and etc. Once you break down the term into different segments, you realize that all these different services together make up logistics. Then there is Third Party Logistics (3PL) and Fourth Party Logistics (4PL). Third Party Logistics (3PL) is your c....
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Drop Shipping - What it is and what it can do for your business

Anthony 6/23/2016 2:49:04 PM

Drop shipping is a term that is used in Logistics frequently. What does it mean and what is the purpose of drop shipping? Drop shipping (also referred to as dropship) is a fulfillment service in supply chain management which allows individuals to sell items without physically possessing the item (ex. Amazon drop shipping). In simple terms, drop shipping lets you buy products from a wholesaler and ship the item directly to your customer without you physically having the product. Drop shippi....
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"We Shouldn't Do Anything Yet" - The Art Of Decision Making

Anthony 5/25/2016 3:23:58 PM

Whether personal or work related, decision making is one of the hardest things to do. How many times have you had to make decisions which you wish that you could have chosen otherwise?  Oddly enough, there are always various reasons to the choices made by individuals (and as a matter of fact, even organizations) - timing, circumstances, financials, capital capacity etc. But when you boil down the reason to it's core essence, they always come to the same conclusion -  There was ....
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