2024 Outlook: Logistics Trends and Predictions to Keep in Mind for the Year

The supply chain and logistics industry is poised for significant changes and advancements in 2024. Based on insights from various sources, BTX compiled the most impactful trends predicted to shape the industry's landscape in upcoming months:

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Service Alert: Ocean Container Diversions Create Global Disruptions

Global Ocean diversions and delays in the Suez and Panama Canals have disrupted container traffic and service globally. As a result, rates to the U.S. East Coast specifically have spiked. Below is an overview of the events that have created this situation and possible solutions to help best solve your logistics needs.

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Ground Transportation: BTX Celebrates Truck Driver Appreciation Week

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) was founded in 1998 by the American Trucking Association (ATA) to honor the hard work of the men and women that deliver the goods that keep America moving on a daily basis. This year, NTDAW takes place from September 11-17, 2022. 

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BTX Global Logistics Celebrates National Aviation Day

Every year, BTX Global Logistics commemorates National Aviation Day on August 19th. This important date was originally established in 1939 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to celebrate our nation’s aviation achievements and honor the birthdate of flight pioneer Orville Wright. As an industry leading freight forwarder, BTX recognizes the integral role, aviation and aerospace play in global logistics.

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BTX Global Logistics Hosts St. Joseph High Students for Phone-a-thon

BTX Global Logistics, a global freight-forwarding and logistics company, had the opportunity to host St. Joseph High School’s annual Phone-a-thon at its Shelton, Conn., headquarters for the eighth consecutive year.  The partnership with St. Joseph High School began in 2011 when Ross Bacarella, CEO and President of BTX Global Logistics, a St. Joseph High School alumni, offered BTX’s office space to host the students.

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BTX Global Logistics Sponsors Homes for the Brave 'Step Up' Challenge

BTX Global Logistics, a global shipping and logistics company, sponsored the 4th Annual Step Up for the Brave challenge by Homes for the Brave that recently took place at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Read More

From IBM Selectrics to Blockchain Technology: A Walk Down Memory Lane

Technology plays such an important part in all of our successes. IT capabilities are considered by our clientele to be just as important as shipments arriving on time and damage-free to their destinations. However, once upon a time, we operated very differently.

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BTX Global Logistics Appoints GLS as its eFreight Message Gateway

BTX Global Logistics has recently signed a Global Message Gateway Agreement with Global Logistics System (HK) Company Limited (GLS). Through the connection to the GLS EzyCargoTM platform, all BTX branch offices can exchange standard International Air Transport Association (IATA) air cargo messages and shipment data with its connecting airlines worldwide in the most efficient and cost-effective way.

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Planning to Protect Customers from Service Delays in Cargo Delivery

Last year, we saw an incredible paradigm shift in capacity with regards to global supply chains. In the United States, e-commerce traffic took our normal capacity away in November and December due to record level volumes. Severe backlogs with our core vendors forced BTX Global Logistics and others in our industry to look elsewhere to move cargo just about anywhere.

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BTX Global Logistics Collaborates with Imap Global Logistics in a Future-Facing Diversity Arm

BTX Global Logistics has teamed up with Imap Global Logistics to launch an exciting new Diversity Arm, aimed at expanding business relationships across the transportation industry.

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