Import Trade Compliance: 2022 Outlook

Import Trade Compliance: 2022 Outlook

Import trade compliance is often forgotten during yearly organizational strategy sessions. But it is a vital element of global trade management and has taken on heightened importance during the COVID-19 pandemic and its widespread disruption of global supply chain...
COVID-Related Disruptions at the Port of Tianjin

COVID-Related Disruptions at the Port of Tianjin

Some COVID-19 positive cases have been detected in Tianjin, China. As a response, most Tianjin residents are required by the zero-COVID policy of the Chinese government to take a Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) to prevent further spread of illness. Some districts of the...
A Primer on Ocean Freight Container Specifications

A Primer on Ocean Freight Container Specifications

No symbol is more representative of global trade than the ocean shipping container. Close to 800 million containers are shipped globally (World Bank , 2019 data), accounting for about 80% of the goods being shipped. But containers come in different shapes and sizes....