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Do You Need Cargo Insurance Every Time You Ship? | Red Arrow Logistics
Businesses today need to operate in an increasingly complex global supply chain, with buyers and suppliers all over the world. Freight moves through many different locations and hands, thereby increasing the risk in shipping.  External factors such as weather and traffic also come into play. The longer the cargo is exposed to risk, the more […]
An Unexpected Surge in the U.S. Restocking Cycle | Red Arrow Logistics
The U.S. economy is comprised of different cycles that can work together to reinforce one another to create a trend. Or they can work against each other which weakens the trend. As one would expect, the largest cycles drive the biggest trends. The interaction of cycles, like the inventory restocking cycle, is often affected by […]
The COVID-19 global pandemic has created a host of issues with shipping among the North American countries.  On top of that, the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), might create additional challenges for North American auto manufacturers.   The new USMCA is aimed to improve supply chain inefficiencies with a more modern approach using information technology and […]
The Future of the Project Cargo Industry | Red Arrow Logistics
As with many industries, 2020 has been a challenging year so far for cargo transportation.  Global economic trade is the driver in the cargo shipping market and with the decrease in growth worldwide, predicting when the market will rebound has been difficult.  Industries such as aerospace, energy and oil and gas that use the project […]
The Cargo Congestion Challenge in the U.S. | Red Arrow Logistics
Congestion was already an issue for some U.S. airports, and COVID-19 virus has made some of these problems even worse.  While international passenger terminals stay empty of passengers, there is a backlog of cargo.  The increase in medical supplies because of the global pandemic as well as an uptick in e-commerce order from homebound consumers […]
What the Truck | Impacts of COVID-19 on the Trucking Industry
‘What the Truck’, a logistics resource article, offers insights into the impacts of COVID-19 on the Trucking Industry.   With stay-at-home order still in place for many states due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the trucking industry is facing yet another tough year.  The weak freight market is yet another sign of the economic downfall that […]
Freight Life Post COVID-19 | Red Arrow Logistics
The COVID-19 virus outbreak has affected every industry in the United States to some degree.  At some point, hopefully, in the not-too-distant future, the freight industry will return to a variation of normalcy.  However, the industry after COVID-19 might look quite different than before.  Here are the ways the major shipping modes could be affected […]
Tips for Lowering Freight Shipping Costs for Your Business | Red Arrow Logistics
One of the best ways to provide an excellent experience for your customers is to offer convenient and affordable shipping.  Freight costs are one of, if not the largest logistics costs in the supply chain.  In 2017, companies in the United States spent $1.49 trillion in shipping costs.  With continued challenges faced by the transportation […]