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Edward Zarach & Associates
Tariffs take the lead
Tariffs are back in the news, arriving in a Delorean from 2018. In the sort of news we haven’t seen recently, United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced a public comment period to help determine whether to reinstate exclusions on 549 import categories from China. The comment period starts today and runs until December 1,...
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congestion issues still issues
Extensive congestion stress on U.S. ports is the most critical issue facing brokers and forwarders this year and to call the situation difficult is laughably minimizing a terrible problem. According to The Loadstar, last week there were 65 ships at anchor in San Pedro Bay, a current record-breaking number*. Amazingly, the current average transit time...
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Trucking Through Disasters
Another storm moving through the gulf states has slowed trucking and put pressure on the little remaining capacity. When natural disasters strike, trucks are on the road almost immediately delivering urgent supplies and carrying off road-blocking debris. When fleets are mobilized, it takes a clever, experienced logistics expert to keep your cargo moving around impacted...
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