The EU’s New Import Control System (ICS2)

The European Union (EU) is implementing a new customs pre-arrival cargo information system called Import Control System, or ICS2. 

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Part 3: Characteristics of a Resilient Supply Chain

We concluded last week’s blog with tools and approaches to identify key areas of supply chain vulnerability. This week we dive deeper into ways to achieve

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Part 2: Developing a Resilient Strategy

In last week's blog, we described the three legs of the stool in a resilient supply chain:

Resist: The ability of a supply chain to reduce the time

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How to Reduce Detention, Demurrage, and Dwell

Let me describe a situation that might be all too familiar.

You invest in some Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and other software to help understand

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Part 1: The Three Rs of Supply Chain Resiliency

Part 1: Definition through the three (3) Rs of supply chain resiliency

The first of three editions of Expeditors Supply Chain Solutions blog on Supply

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What is Delivery Management?

Typically, companies buy ocean transportation directly from a carrier or a NVOCC and then negotiate the service between points – port to port, port to

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Bill of Lading and Sea Waybill: Pros, Cons, and Everything in Between

There are two primary types of documents that move all ocean cargo: original bills of lading and sea waybills. What are the pros and cons of each? Let's

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