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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 […]
Disadvantages of Using Apps or SaaS for your Supply Chain | Red Arrow Logistics
Technology plays a vital role in the supply chain. Digitization has created a more efficient supply chain by allowing logistics managers to make more informed decisions. However, this is not to say that there are no disadvantages on relying too heavily on technology in the supply chain. Why Technology is Needed In a survey conducted […]
Will International Shipping Rates Rise in 2020 | Red Arrow Logsitics
With a tumultuous 2019 within the shipping industry, many are wondering how the new year will play out with many global changes on the horizon.  Major factors such as the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulations and the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China are sure to affect the international shipping rates for […]
Maritime Cyber Security Threats and Solutions | Red Arrow Logistics
Maritime Cybersecurity… A few years ago, a spate of attacks captured the world’s attention as Somali pirates hijacked ships and held crews for ransom. The attacks grew more frequent, peaking around 2011, around the time of the dramatic hijacking of the Maersk Alabama— that incident was even adapted into a film starring Tom Hanks. But […]
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 […]
On January 1, IMO regulations will come into effect and kick off a shift to lower sulfur marine fuels. The new regulations require marine fuels to have a sulfur content of 50 ppm, down from the current standard of 350 ppm. In practice, that means the ships are now beginning to start cleaning out their […]
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 […]