Logistics Trends & Analysis: A Deeper Look at the Global Transportation Freight Market


Source: ReportLinker

The total movement of products over an inland transportation network is referred to as freight transport. All supply chains and logistical systems rely heavily on freight transportation. The market’s growth is linked to the affordable shipping costs set by suppliers of freight transport services and the many free trade agreements between nations.

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Supply Chain and Logistic Trends for 2023


Article by: Chris Jones, Executive Vice President of Industry Services, DeCartes
Source:
Supply Chain Brain

A number of macroeconomic and geopolitical challenges, as well as significant learnings about risk and disruption, are setting shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) down different paths in 2023 and beyond. Looking at research and analysis combining economic, demographic and industry insight, six significant trends have emerged for 2023.

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5 Ways Supply Chains Can Flourish in an Inflationary World


Article by: Nari Viswanathan 
Source:
Supply Chain 24/7

Supply chain and procurement professionals are being called to manage their organizations' value chains in highly challenging macroeconomic conditions, it is important to have visibility into inflation indices like the consumer price index and producer price index inflation.

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National Motor Freight Classification Changes Take Effect on 8/13/22


Important changes to the National Motor Freight Classifications (NMFC) will take place on 8/13/22.As a best practice, shippers should be aware of these revisions and act accordingly when preparing LTL freight or work with organizations like BTX Global Logistics to correctly comply with the new requirements.

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New Lithium Battery Air Shipping Regulations Take Effect 4/1/22


Source: Hazmat University, Bureau of Dangerous Goods 
If it feels like “new year, another new lithium battery rule," that’s because it is.  As lithium battery technology changes and more is learned from battery incidents, the regulations are bound to change to keep battery shipments safe during transport. 

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Think Ahead: Tips to Prepare for the 2022 International Roadcheck

Source: Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced this year’s International Roadcheck dates as May 17-19 with a focus on wheel ends.

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Tips to Prepare for the 2021 International Roadcheck

Article by: Catharine Conway
Source: American Trucker

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What Freight Carriers Should Know About Biden’s Transportation Review

Article by: John Gallagher
Source: FreightWaves

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Harbor Truckers Dispute Millions of Detention, Demurrage Charges as Fees Surpass $200

Article by: S.L. Fuller
Source: Supply Chain Dive

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International Shipping: U.S. Customs Bond Insufficiency in a Trade War

Editorial by Richard Fisher, BTX Global Logistics Boston (BTX-BOS)
From a sales perspective, most of us are used to asking questions to determine where and how we can match our benefits to our client's needs. Asking the right questions go a long way in establishing a longstanding relationship of trust with customers and in gaining additional business from them. In a climate where trade wars and tariff changes are a consistent reality, asking importer clients about U.S. Customs Bond is key.

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