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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 […]
Logistics Cybersecurity Risks During COVID-19 | Red Arrow Logistics
Rapid responses to the Coronavirus pandemic leave logistics vulnerable to security breaches. Security and risk teams must remain vigilant and focus on strategic areas. Despite the current global pandemic, cyberattackers have made it clear they’re not taking any time off. Now that many workers have shifted to working remotely and organizations are distracted trying to […]
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 […]
Export CFS | Red Arrow Logistics
All Greater China offices and export CFS have operated to near-normal levels for the first time since the Chinese New Year (except for Wuhan). Some continue to operate with local restrictions of on-site personnel and require additional work shifts. PRC Government continues to promote the resumption of production in factories across the country. While some […]
Does the Coronavirus Qualify for Force Majeure? | Red Arrow Logistics
The unfortunate medical issues that the coronavirus causes have been all over the news recently.  While the biggest concern is how the virus will affect human health, it will also have a far-reaching effect on the global economy and international shipping.  Since the virus originated in Wuhan, China, it is the country that is currently […]
Impacts of the Revised USMCA on Trade | Red Arrow Logistics
The United States, Mexico, and Canada conduct a large amount of trade. According to the U.S. Census, Mexico and the United States traded $309 billion worth of goods during the first six months alone of 2019, making Mexico the U.S.’s main trading partner. Canada was not too far behind, at $306 billion. The implications of […]
Disadvantages of Using Apps or SaaS for your Supply Chain | Red Arrow Logistics
Technology plays a vital role in the supply chain. Digitization has created a more efficient supply chain by allowing logistics managers to make more informed decisions. However, this is not to say that there are no disadvantages on relying too heavily on technology in the supply chain. Why Technology is Needed In a survey conducted […]