Tag: trade

What will 2019 bring for the trucking industry?

What will 2019 bring for the trucking industry? Will there be a capacity crunch, demand – supply imbalance? Will the rates increase or will they remain steady? What would be more cost effective – booking spot rates or negotiating contract rates? How will the changes in the trucking industry impact a shipper’s business? Knowledge of […]

Written by on February 6, 2019

Customs Changes from Trade Tariffs

Customs Changes from Trade TariffsShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Indexes Search Search BlueGrace Logistics - September 6, 2018 Trump’s trade talks have created a nervous atmosphere for manufacturers, suppliers, and freight companies. Unsure as to whether there will be an all-out trade war between the United States and China (not to [...]

Written by on September 6, 2018

Rising Concern Over Trucking Shortage and Tariffs

The potential trade war has been sparking considerable concern within the freight and logistics sector. With sanctioned countries threatening and even enacting their own forms of punitive retribution, many are wondering what the overall effects of the tariffs and trade restrictions will be on the industry as a whole. The growing shortage in the trucking […]

Written by on August 2, 2018

Is Your Supply Chain Ready for NAFTA Changes?

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is about to be on the block for renegotiation. Possible changes from the renegotiation can take on many forms including, but not limited to:  Adjustments to the Rules of Origin for Product Content   More-stringent Labor Standards,   Possible withdrawal return to World Trade Organization most-favored-nation tariffs.   These potential changes [...]

Written by on July 26, 2018

How The New Tariffs Could Affect the Supply Chain

With three rounds of attempted trade negotiations come and gone, a trade war between the United States and China, representing the two largest economies in the world has begun. China’s Ministry of Commerce has made a declaration that they will fight back against the Trump administrations imposed retaliatory tariffs on imports to China. China is […]

Written by on July 17, 2018

Change Is Coming For The Trucking Industry

Disruptive technologies will often alter the form and function of an industry, at least to some degree. The changes brought about by these new disruptions are subtle, making the sector more efficient (production is a good example of this) but change little else. The transportation industry, however, is standing at the precipice of total revolution. These new, […]

Written by on April 12, 2018