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Air Freight or Ocean Freight:  Which One is Better?

Are you wondering what the difference is between air and ocean freight?  If you are an importer or exporter, then you’ll need to pay attention to how each varies. Each one has its own set of pros and cons. Choosing between air or ocean freight will depend predominately on what you are shipping:  size, weight, […]

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Sobel – UFLPA Guidance Available

A new guidance has been released by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assist with preparing for the execution of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) rebuttable presumption, which is an assumption made by a court that is taken to be true unless someone contests it. Taking effect on June 21, the UFLPA was […]

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The Automation of Supply Chain Decision Making

Decision intelligence has become a new term being bantered about the supply chain. Decision intelligence is viewed as an evolving field that focuses on simple decisions. Things like shifting a load to a new or different carrier if the price exceeds the preset amount or moving production from one facility to another if the factory […]

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La automatización de la toma de decisiones de la cadena de suministro

La inteligencia de decisiones se ha convertido en un nuevo término que se burla de la cadena de suministro. La inteligencia de decisiones se considera un campo en evolución que se centra en decisiones simples. Cosas como cambiar una carga a un transportista nuevo o diferente si el precio excede la cantidad preestablecida o trasladar […]

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Melhorias na cadeia de suprimentos permanecem estagnadas

A esperança fervorosa para a melhoria da cadeia de suprimentos acabou tornando-se frustrada. Com a escassez em semicondutores, peças de automóveis, suprimentos tecnológicos e outros itens integrais permanecendo um problema em todo o país, muitos desistiram de acreditar que as coisas melhorem em um futuro próximo. Nathan Sheets, economista-chefe global da Citi Research declarou: “Resumindo, […]

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Supply Chain Issues and Forecasts

With congestion getting worse at the ports, experts were saying that things may not clear up until 2023, but now they’re saying that this is the new norm that people need to get used to. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell lamented, “It is frustrating to see the bottlenecks and supply chain problems not getting better.” […]

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The Impact of the Supply Chain on Business

The supply chain acts as a body of water. Throw a rock into the calm water and ripples occur. Any ripple in the supply chain impacts businesses. Currently, supply chain disruptions are at the forefront of every business owner’s mind. Many disruptions happened due to the pandemic such as manufacturers closing, ports shutting down, and […]

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