Navigating International Trade in the Unpredictable COVID-19 Environment

April 14, 2020

Despite the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic and devastating economic fallout, international trade will eventually bounce back, with alternative countries of production and free trade agreements contributing to optimism for the apparel industry.

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How Shipping Capacity & COVID-19 Are Affecting the Apparel Industry

April 08, 2020

The apparel industry continues to experience production delays, blank sailings, and transportation bottlenecks due to current global health and economic crises.

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Why It’s Vital to Stay Positive Within This Volatile Market

March 30, 2020

A freight forwarder can help shippers remedy the current economic downturn through creative contingency planning, supply chain transitions, and cultivating relationships with alternative production nations.

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5 Considerations Before Shifting Your Supply Chain to Bangladesh

March 18, 2020

It’s important to evaluate capacity, infrastructure, production costs, competitive ready-made garment landscape, and other challenges when shifting your supply chain to Bangladesh.

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How Shippers Can Overcome Ocean Carrier Consolidation

March 05, 2020

Ocean carrier consolidation is leading to increased costs for shippers to transport goods, a burden overcome by working with a freight forwarder well versed in carrier rate negotiations, transportation audits, and tariffs, such as CAF Worldwide.

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6 Considerations Before Shifting Your Supply Chain to Vietnam

February 15, 2020

It’s important to evaluate production logistics, costs, infrastructure, labor force capabilities, points of entry and other challenges when considering shifting your supply chain to Vietnam.

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2020 Outlook: 4 Ways the Global Economy Will Affect Shipping & Logistics

January 20, 2020

The world has adjusted to the new normal of economic policies as driven by the United States-China trade war.

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Incoterms 2020: Are You Prepared?

December 19, 2019

The International Chamber of Commerce’s new Incoterms take effect Jan. 1, 2020. Here’s everything you need to know about its latest updates and how to prepare.

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7 Strategies for Overcoming Tariff Uncertainties

December 11, 2019

Threatened tariff increases on additional Chinese goods will have long- and short-term effects on shippers. Strategies such as duty drawback, production relocation and tariff engineering can help you stay ahead of the curve.

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5 Global Trade Stats to Watch

November 12, 2019

5 key global trade stats from CAF Worldwide's Quarterly Forecast

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