Blog Posts

Blockchain technology and the container shipping industry

 
 
What is blockchain?
 
Blockchain technology is a computer-based open-source system for undertaking and tracking transactions. With an agreed-to network of interconnected participants, a blockchain eliminates the need for third party oversight traditionally provided by a bank or online tracking portal.
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President Trump, NAFTA and the North American auto industry

 
The automotive industry in North America is one of the success stories of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The elimination of duties and easing of cross-border trade that NAFTA wrought has increased efficiencies in the automotive sector, leading to lower costs and ease of commerce across a well-integrated, North America-wide supply chain.
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How do you export?

As an exporter, you may find government compliance requirements confusing, feel uncertain about who is responsible for costs and risks during transit and wonder whether you’ve adequately packed and insured your goods.
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Cargo Insurance: Are you covered?

 
 
All kinds of little things can go wrong to delay or damage your goods while in transit. And since a lot of those things are outside of your control – doesn’t it make sense to insure your goods, just in case?
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NAFTA – Who’s won? Who’s lost?

 
NAFTA – the North American Free Trade Agreement – came into effect on January 1, 1994, building upon the Canada-U.S. free-trade deal of 1988 and creating the largest free-trade area in the world.
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If Customs comes to visit, will you be prepared?

Will you be confident or concerned if you’re selected for a customs verification? 
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