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Does the Coronavirus Qualify for Force Majeure? | Red Arrow Logistics
The unfortunate medical issues that the coronavirus causes have been all over the news recently.  While the biggest concern is how the virus will affect human health, it will also have a far-reaching effect on the global economy and international shipping.  Since the virus originated in Wuhan, China, it is the country that is currently […]
Aerospace Air Cargo Trends in 2020 | Red Arrow Logistics
The global Aerospace air cargo market experienced a downturn in 2019, leaving many to wonder what will occur in 2020.  Political and economic changes that are beginning to take place might allow the market to rebound somewhat.  However, there are several trends that we can expect to see continue in 2020.  Current Situation of Aerospace […]
Impacts of the Revised USMCA on Trade | Red Arrow Logistics
The United States, Mexico, and Canada conduct a large amount of trade. According to the U.S. Census, Mexico and the United States traded $309 billion worth of goods during the first six months alone of 2019, making Mexico the U.S.’s main trading partner. Canada was not too far behind, at $306 billion. The implications of […]
The Long-Term Effects Of The Trade War | Red Arrow Logistics
It’s been a long and arduous journey, but at last, after 16 months of tension between the world’s two largest economies, the US-China trade war is winding down. The US and China are currently holding in-depth discussions to establish a trade deal which should lead to the removal of punitive tariffs. Trump administration officials seem […]
Removing Plastics from the Supply Chain | Red Arrow Logistics
In the face of a burgeoning consumer movement against plastic packaging, retailers and manufacturers are ramping up sustainability efforts and seeking to cut back on plastic. This is very difficult when plastics are involved in not only packaging but also production, shipping, and just about every stage of the supply chain: but concerns about climate […]
When workers first walked out on strike back in September, few would have suspected that the strike would stretch for over six weeks. The strike is now the longest against the automaker since 1970, and though it seems that UAW and GM have now reached an agreement, the effects will continue to be felt. Why […]
On September 18th, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the “Employees and Independent Contractors” bill into law. This law, also known as Assembly Bill 5 or AB5, will rewrite California’s employment laws to make it harder for employers to classify workers as independent contractors. This is good news for many workers in the gig economy. A […]
The arrival of Hurricane Dorian is a big signal that it is time to prepare for peak hurricane season. In fact, suppliers should make sure to prepare for a particularly powerful hurricane season this year. NOAA forecasters monitoring atmospheric patterns says that, due to the end of El Niño, conditions are more favorable for above-normal […]