Planning vs. Forecasting – Keys to Maintaining Supply Chain Flow

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The Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the logistics industry, with experts estimating a 30% decline in the global shipping market through May. Supply chains are crawling. Numerous steamship lines have cancelled entire lanes and announced blank sailings. Experts say even more shipping disturbances could happen with very short notice during Q2 2020. There […]

Global Container Movement – Variables and Projections

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The global shipping community is in the midst of an unprecedented state of flux. While new information on the Covid-19 pandemic emerges daily, the supply chain continues to experience uncertainty as it struggles to keep up with industry changes. Vessel and air cargo capacity continue to decrease at an alarming rate. All over the world, […]

CARGO INSURANCE – Your defense against unexpected and costly circumstances

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Cargo insurance is one component of the supply chain that is often misunderstood. Many companies rely on coverage that is provided by the supplier or carrier and naively assume they are adequately protected. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this, understanding the terms and conditions of your policy is paramount. Please consider the following […]

Force Majeure May Be Invoked on Cargo

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Rumors are circulating in the global shipping community about the invocation of force majeure. Although it is rarely used, force majeure can cause serious disruption in the supply chain. Worse yet, it can add a considerable expense to the consignee. In broad terms, force majeure refers to unforeseeable circumstances that prevents someone from fulfilling a […]

Returned Goods

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As you know, with the rapidly evolving steps being taken to curb the spread of COVID19, the current global climate is in a constant state of flux. At TLR, we are doing our best to keep up with domestic and foreign movement restrictions that impact trade. As of now, there have been no outright restrictions […]

COVID-19’s Impact on Global Trade

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As you are aware, the current global environment is in a constant state of flux due to the rapidly developing measures being taken to curb the spread of COVID-19. At TLR, we are doing our best to stay atop the domestic and international restrictions on movement having an effect on commerce. Currently, air freight has […]