Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Takes Effect

Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Takes Effect

As of June 21, the US’s UFLPA law has started prohibiting imports from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), as well as products made with materials sourced in that area, unless the importer can offer clear and convincing evidence that the goods were...
Is a Singapore Logistics Hub in Your Future?

Is a Singapore Logistics Hub in Your Future?

Many forces are combining to make a Singapore logistics hub important for companies that need to reach customers in Southeast Asia. In this article we examine why, along with the benefits of Singapore and its ports to companies transporting goods to, from and within...
Choosing the Right Global Transportation Mode

Choosing the Right Global Transportation Mode

In global shipping, choosing the right transportation mode is a crucial decision that impacts customer satisfaction, company profitability and the environment. Here’s information to help you understand the available options, with examples to illustrate when certain...
Understanding the Customs Clearance Process

Understanding the Customs Clearance Process

Success in global trade involves finding quality suppliers, transporting goods in a volatile freight market, navigating trade wars and related tariffs, and a host of other factors. But one of your most critical day-to-day tasks is mastering the complexities of the...
The Significance of RCEP for Asia-Pac Supply Chains

The Significance of RCEP for Asia-Pac Supply Chains

When the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) entered into force on Jan. 1, 2022, it became the world’s largest free trade deal and created “a new center of gravity for global trade,” according to a report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and...