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...
Shanghai COVID Lockdown May Impact Cargo Flows

Shanghai COVID Lockdown May Impact Cargo Flows

Happening Now A full lockdown has been imposed on Shanghai’s Pudong and Puxi districts for a new round of citywide COVID nucleic acid testing. From 5am on Monday, March 28, a lockdown was imposed on Pudong, Punan and adjacent areas until 5am on April 1. In Puxi,...
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...