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Establishing A Quality Relationship With Your Driver
By Point To Point on July 12, 2019

At its heart, transportation is still a personal business. For all the talk of technology and logistics, it remains an industry built on people...

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International, Tariffs

International Market Update: Requesting an Exclusion From China Tariffs Covered by List 3
By Point To Point on July 10, 2019

The web portal (Click here to visit) for submitting exclusion requests for the third round (tranche) of China tariffs to the Office of the U.S....

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Supply Chain, Trucking

Understanding Fuel Surcharges In Freight Shipping
By Point To Point on June 26, 2019

No matter what type of shipping option you use, there’s one fact everyone learns pretty quickly – fuel surcharges can add up in a hurry.

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Industry News, Supply Chain, Trucking

Looking Ahead in 2019: Truckload Trends To Be Aware Of
By Point To Point on June 17, 2019

We’re well into 2019, and several trends have emerged that shippers should keep an eye on as the year progresses. Overall, there’s great...

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International Market Update: Are Mexico Tariff Changes Possible?
By Averitt Express on May 31, 2019

As many shippers may have noticed or heard at the end of May, President Trump has announced a plan to implement new tariffs on ALL goods arriving...

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3 Years Later: The Impact of the Panama Canal Expansion on Supply Chains
By Point To Point on May 28, 2019

On June 26, 2016, the expanded Panama Canal was opened. At the time, there was fanfare a’plenty, with the Panama Canal Authority’s public...

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Supply Chain, Freight Handling

5 Tips For Properly Packaging LTL Shipments
By Point To Point on May 15, 2019

The LTL shipping industry is busier than ever. As a result, space within trucks is also tighter than ever before. This places added responsibility...

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International Market Update: China Raises Duties on U.S. Exports
By Point To Point on May 14, 2019

China has responded to the latest round of 25% tariff increases the United Sates has imposed on their goods as they enter the US. In response to...

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International Market Update: Sec. 301 Duties Increasing On Friday, May 10
By Point To Point on May 8, 2019

In the face of massive uncertainty on the status of the US/China trade negotiations, importers should be aware that the duty rate for List 3...

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International Market Update: 3rd Round of Section 301 List 1 Product Exclusions
By Point To Point on April 23, 2019

The office of the United States Trade Representative has released a new and updated listing of products that are now excluded from coverage under...

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