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Over the past few months, we understand that it has been difficult to stay up to date on international trade and tariffs.
How long has it been since you considered your supply chain and how to improve its efficiency? One month ago? Two months ago? A year ago? In a previous blog post , 88.3
88.3 percent of importers feel that their freight providers are not technologically advanced. This means that nearly 9 in 10 importers believe they are falling behind due to lack of innovative information from their supply chain partners.
It’s 2018 and we are in the middle of a capacity crunch. With more loads than drivers currently on the road, now is the time to examine your inbound freight management and assess whether you are effectively managing your supply chain.
As published in this week’s edition of CLIFF NOTES, strike actions began in Nhava Sheva, India on May 9. The latest reports indicate that labor disruptions are expected to continue as dock workers called for an indefinite transportation strike this morning so parties can continue to work towards an agreement.
If you have been in logistics for any period of time, you know that late shipments can be a very common occurrence. In fact, 10 percent of small business owners reported that more than 75 percent of their shipments arrived late.
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On July 31, 1789, shortly after the United States became a nation, Congress passed legislation that called for administering customs tariffs and collecting duty to fund the government.
With capacity shortages and increased demand, now is the time to rethink your supply chain. Even if you think you can manage everything by yourself, it still pays to have a trusted logistics partner.
At Ascent Global Logistics, we are constantly looking for ways to help our customers become leading importers. With that being said, we understand that many importers still use traditional Excel files to manage and track all of their purchase orders.