Ascent Global Logistics Blog

March 28, 2018

UPDATE: Logistics News For Walmart Suppliers

In January 2018, we posted about Walmart’s On Time In Full (OTIF) upcoming program changes. Since the blog post was written, here are the key reminders for the April 2018 OTIF program changes:

March 23, 2018

Steel And Aluminum Tariffs: What Importers Need To Know

***See the latest update regarding Section 301 Tariffs by clicking here.

Starting on March 23, 2018, there will be tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum products that are imported into the United States.

February 28, 2018

North American Trucking, Drayage and Intermodal Update

Continued acceleration of the domestic freight market has been a common topic in our CLIFF NOTES weekly e-newsletter and the outlook for the freight industry shows no sign of slowing.

February 28, 2018

Importer Update: Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)

What is the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) trade program? What is the current status of the program? What countries are involved? What are some examples of GSP eligible products? Read below for answers to these common importer questions and more. 

February 7, 2018

Highlights From the First Year at Ascent

Our team is extremely proud to have celebrated our one year anniversary of Ascent Global Logistics on January 25, 2018. Just over one year ago we became a unified team with the common goal of being our clients’ most trusted and valued logistics provider by offering end-to-end solutions.

January 31, 2018

Logistics News for Walmart Suppliers

This week Walmart held its annual Supplier Growth Forum in Bentonville, Arkansas. During the event, the big-box retailer announced changes to its OTIF (On Time In Full) program which stands to directly impact Walmart suppliers.

January 16, 2018

Sneak Peek Into Some Big Plans at Ascent Global Logistics

It may be the start of a New Year but our team has been busy for months working behind the scenes to finalize and perfect a number of enhancements.  

December 19, 2017

Analysis: What to Expect in the 2018 Freight Market

As 2017 closes and another New Year approaches, our team has worked to compile a list of things shippers should be planning for in 2018. 

Looking back at 2017, the freight market continued to recover and pick up speed from the 2015 freight recession. 

December 6, 2017

A Shipper’s Guide to Time Critical LTL Holiday Freight

Shipping freight that requires time definite arrival during the holidays can be challenging. However, with an optimum combination of knowledge and technology, managing last minute holiday shipments can be less stressful.