Rick Brumett

Volumes, Rates Complicate International Transportation

Overseas shutdowns caused by COVID-19 continue to affect North American supply chains. Just as some domestic transportation rates continue to plunge,… Read More »

Overseas COVID-19 Disruption Spurs Domestic Shipping Challenges

As North American supply chains adapt to expanding state and federal COVID-19 shelter-in-place and social distancing guidelines, the effect of… Read More »

Parcel Carrier Cuts Guarantees, Essential Workforce Supports Supply Chain Demands

Although many logistics businesses are adapting their processes in the face of the global Coronavirus pandemic, activity across the transportation… Read More »

Logistics Mastery Despite COVID-19: Why America Keeps Running

One of North America’s greatest strengths is the logistics network. The U.S. rail system has 140,000 miles of track for transferring goods from… Read More »

Coronavirus and the Opportunity for Supply Chain Correction

With every passing day, the effect of the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve. Thousands of lives worldwide have been disrupted, and there’s no… Read More »

Brexit and Coronavirus: Two Disruptions Affecting Your Supply Chain

Supply chains are fragile in nature. When a world event disrupts the movement of goods, it creates a domino effect that stops factories from… Read More »

Trade with China, UK Tariff Threats and Rising Rates

  Volatility has become a norm in the International transportation marketplace. Rising rates combined with a fluid environment of tariffs and… Read More »

Transportation Management in 2020: 5 Trends to Watch

Tariffs, hidden charges, rising fuel surcharges, and increasing accessorial rates can all add up to substantial cost increases for companies that… Read More »

International Trade Market Victim of Global Trends

Political trade dialogue between sovereign nations continues to influence international shipping organizations and specific shipping lanes. The… Read More »

China Tariffs Drive Need for Mindful Trade Compliance

Right now, there are tariffs in place or pending to December on about $500 million in annual U.S. imports from China. The United States-China trade… Read More »

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