BDP Blog

Welcome to the BDP Blog. Penned by our team of experts across the globe, this is your source for the latest insights and commentary on industry trends, top news headlines, and BDP happenings. Check back often for updates!

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 36

Tight trucking market may hamstring Laura recovery effort; Several regions experience air cargo lull ahead of peak season; Shipping Lines Learn to Make Money By Balancing Supply and Demand

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 35

Montreal dockers return to work; Corona pandemic reduces seaborne cargo throughput in Port of Hamburg; US, China signal progress on trade deal as relations fray

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Container Ship Panama Canal

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 34

Panama Canal shipping rebounds in hopeful sign for global trade; China’s rail shipments to Europe set records as demand surges for Chinese goods amid coronavirus; California ports benefit from retailer restocking as imports bounce back

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Rich with Taiwan team

Richard J. Bolte, Jr. CEO Corner

54 years of resilience...and counting!

Rich Bolte, Chairman and CEO of BDP International, reflects upon BDP's 54th anniversary - including what has, and what has not changed throughout BDP's 5 plus decades of existence.

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Michael Ford Industry Insights

The clock is ticking - update your marks!

In his latest article, Michael Ford reviews a recent update from CBP regarding marks on goods produced in Hong Kong and how shippers can prepare for this change.

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