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In the ever-evolving landscape of global commerce, agility is the name of the game. Businesses today are not just competing on the basis of their products or services; they’re also in a race against time. In this fast-paced environment, where market demands can change in an instant, the ability to swiftly adapt and respond is […]
In the interconnected world of global trade, international shipping plays a pivotal role in ensuring goods reach their destinations efficiently and reliably. However, this complex web of logistics comes with its fair share of challenges and risks. To navigate these waters, compliance and risk management become paramount for all stakeholders involved. The Importance of Compliance […]
International shipping is more complex than domestic shipping. Items that are shipped internationally must be accompanied by the proper documentation. One of the most important documents is a commercial invoice that has all of the necessary information for customs to be able to process a shipment. Without the commercial invoice, shipments can be delayed or […]
Trade Compliance: Managing the Risks of Global Trade | Red Arrow Logistics
Supply chains in every industry are becoming more global and more complex, but that comes with additional risks. As global sourcing and trade expand, supply chain professionals must understand and abide by the regulations of each country they do business with. Trade and customs compliance is essential to mitigating the risks involved with doing business […]
Retailing Across Borders | Red Arrow Logistics
Since the start of the pandemic, globalization has been forced to change, although it is still accelerating.  The international exchange of goods and services, technological innovation, and the increasing number of online shoppers are helping to create a new form of globalization, one that has been critical for many businesses to adopt in order to […]
The major port of Yantian in Shenzhen, South China, which handled 13 million teu last year, temporarily suspend operations following congestion and Coronavirus outbreak.  Consequently, all operations in the western area of YICT remain suspended until further notice. – From 00:00 on May 25th to 23:59 on May 30th, export laden containers are not accepted […]
Canadian Port Strike Would Mean Disruptions to the Supply Chain | Red Arrow Logistics
On Tuesday, workers at the Port of Montreal announced a partial strike in response to the actions of the Maritime Employers Association (MEA), which suspended guaranteed minimum pay and will instead pay on actual hours worked. The strike notice, filed by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Longshoremen’s Union Local 375 calls to suspend […]
On October 17, Trump attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony in a somewhat surreal place. He stood in the new 100,000 square foot Louis Vuitton workshop in Keene, Texas, a small country town with just over 6,000 people. On the factory wall hung an oil painting of the brand’s founder, Alex Katz, alongside a poster of George […]
On September 18th, workers at the Port of Qingdao, China, lined up to welcome the Tian Xi, a vessel owned by COSCO arriving from Finland. The vessel got a welcome ceremony because it had arrived in China via a particular route: the Tian Xi had traveled through the Arctic, along the emerging Northern Sea Route. […]
As tariffs on Chinese imports pile up, manufacturers are finding new ways to prove the adage “constraints breed creativity.” A time-tested strategy consists of shifting manufacturing operations to change a product’s country of origin. Shipping products that lack a “Made in China” sticker mitigate the effects of the $550 billion worth of US tariffs that […]