Bobby Holland, vice president and director of freight data solutions with U.S. Bank, reports improved results for the number of freight shipments and amount spent by shippers in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Chinese solar companies are among 175 around the world that signed a non-binding pledge by a U.S. trade group to avoid forced labor. It will be much harder for them to actually cut ties with Xinjiang, the western China region facing increasing scrutiny for human-rights abuses.
Throughout the past few months, it felt like Congress and the IRS were constantly butting heads with one another about whether or not business expenses paid for using Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan money could still be considered tax deductible.
Dockworkers at the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia may soon have better access to coronavirus vaccines, as officials on the West Coast battle congestion blamed on shortages of labor and equipment needed to handle a record influx of cargo.
The risk associated with shipping and handling dangerous goods is greater than ever, and those responsible for managing it need the proper training, technology and regulatory knowledge to ensure they’re moving goods in a safe and compliant manner.
By accelerating out of the pandemic and into the future of supply-chain labor management with a well-thought-out strategy and flexible plan, companies will position themselves for future success and resiliency.