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Transmodal Update – May 22, 2024 630 440 Transmodal

Transmodal Update – May 22, 2024

Here are some of the top global supply chain news stories happening right now. Canada’s labor board has intervened in a potential strike by rail workers at CN and CPKC, delaying a possible work stoppage that was slated to begin as early as May 22. The Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) is reviewing whether a…

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Notice: A strike is likely that will affect imports arriving at Canada’s West Coast ports this month 600 337 Transmodal

Notice: A strike is likely that will affect imports arriving at Canada’s West Coast ports this month

With a 22 May deadline for Canada’s rail strike looming, many companies are drawing up contingency plans for North American west coast port calls out of concern for an extended recovery period, significant backlogs, and knock-on effects. Canadian rail workers union the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) called for industrial action following five months of…

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Transmodal’s April 2024 Global Logistics Update 850 566 Transmodal

Transmodal’s April 2024 Global Logistics Update

The Transmodal Logistics Update for April 2024 Here is some of the top supply chain news happening right now. For the last several months, we’ve heard that the full impact of the Houthi attacks was still uncertain, but that has changed. Especially now that the situation in the Red Sea is intensifying as Somalis step…

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US-Thailand Trade in 2023: Analyzing the Surge in Imports 1000 585 Transmodal

US-Thailand Trade in 2023: Analyzing the Surge in Imports

In 2023, the trade relationship between the United States and Thailand witnessed a remarkable upswing, particularly in the realm of imports from Thailand. This 400-word article delves into the dynamics of this bilateral trade, highlighting the major commodities and their values that characterized the imports from Thailand to the USA in 2023. **Overview of Trade…

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Transmodal’s March 2024 Global Freight Update 1920 615 Transmodal

Transmodal’s March 2024 Global Freight Update

The air cargo industry is experiencing a mini-boom, driven by the ever-increasing growth in e-commerce and perhaps partly due to the shift away from ocean carriers thanks to the Red Sea crisis. January 2024 saw an 18.4% increase in year-on-year cargo demand, which is the highest increase since the summer of 2021, and cargo ton…

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US-India Trade in 2023: A Comprehensive Overview 1920 615 Transmodal

US-India Trade in 2023: A Comprehensive Overview

In 2023, the trade relationship between the United States and India continued to strengthen, reflecting a deepening economic partnership in a rapidly changing global landscape. This 400-word article will focus on the dynamics of this bilateral trade, particularly highlighting the major commodities and their values that characterized the imports from India to the USA in…

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The Reconciliation Process in U.S. Customs: Practical Applications and Key Procedures 612 408 Transmodal

The Reconciliation Process in U.S. Customs: Practical Applications and Key Procedures

In the complex arena of international trade, the Reconciliation process under the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) stands out as a vital tool for importers. Originating from the Customs Modernization Act (Mod Act) of 1993, this process has adapted to the evolving needs of global trade, particularly with its transition to the Automated Commercial…

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The Top 10 Ocean Freight Container Ports of 2023: Navigating Global Trade Hubs 1920 615 Transmodal

The Top 10 Ocean Freight Container Ports of 2023: Navigating Global Trade Hubs

**The Top 10 Ocean Freight Container Ports of 2023: Navigating Global Trade Hubs** In 2023, the global trade landscape continued to be dominated by a select group of ocean freight container ports, each playing a pivotal role in the movement of goods across international waters. This 500-word article provides an overview of the top 10…

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US-Cambodia Trade in 2023: A Deep Dive into Imports and Economic Growth 612 408 Transmodal

US-Cambodia Trade in 2023: A Deep Dive into Imports and Economic Growth

In 2023, the trade relationship between the United States and Cambodia experienced significant growth, marked by a notable increase in imports from Cambodia. This 400-word article aims to explore the dynamics of this bilateral trade, focusing on the major commodities and their values that characterized the imports from Cambodia to the USA in 2023. **Overview…

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