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Transportation Jun 26

Transformation: Technology or People?

There’s a lot of talk about digital transformation in freight forwarding. What is truly transformative in logistics – technology or people? Where should the focus and investment be?

Trade Jun 7

Industry Week 6/7/19 | Mexican Tariffs: 7 Ways to Soften the Blow

Industry Week published our top seven actions to take to minimize the impact of tariffs on goods from Mexico.

Trade Jun 1

Mexican Tariffs – How big a problem will they be?

President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on all goods from Mexico in retaliation for allowing asylum seekers to cross into the U.S. from Mexico. What is the impact on business, and how can clients reduce risk?

Marketplace May 31

Baker Logistics Launches Independent Trade Consultancy

Baker Logistics Consulting has launched a new service to provide shippers, importers, exporters, forwarders and other market participants cost-effective international transportation, trade and customs compliance services. Founded and staffed by experienced industry leaders, Baker combines a practical approach to problem solving with independent, objective analysis. 

Trade May 7

Minimizing Disruption from Tariff Threats

On Sunday President Trump indicated that this Friday punitive tariffs on $200B in Chinese goods will increase from 10% to 25%. What is the impact on international trade, and how can disruption be minimized?

Marketplace May 3

Logistics Mergers & Acquisitions: What does this mean for you?

Two recent industry events – the DSV/Panalpina merger and CMA CGM’s takeover of CEVA – highlight ongoing consolidation and change in the international logistics space. This post discusses the potential impact to shippers, transportation providers and competitors in the freight forwarding industry.

Tools and Tips Apr 12

How to Maximize Profits with Landed Cost Calculations

Landed cost calculations are both a planning tool to assess whether a product can be profitably sold and a financial analysis tool. This post provides easy to understand information on how and why to calculate landed costs.


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