Trade war with China didn’t boost U.S. manufacturing

Trade war with China didn’t boost U.S. manufacturing

Overall U.S. trade deficit at record high, jobs haven’t returned to U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade war against China didn’t achieve the central objective of reversing a U.S. decline in manufacturing, economic data show, despite tariffs on hundreds of billions of...
TPEB Shippers See Improving Equipment Levels

TPEB Shippers See Improving Equipment Levels

According to Collyer Logistics Group of Companies, high demand in the third quarter on the trades out of China, especially on the trans-Pacific, has overwhelmed terminals and forced carriers since July to hastily reinstate blanked capacity, deploying extra loaders and...
DOJ Suggests “Test Case” in Section 301 Litigation

DOJ Suggests “Test Case” in Section 301 Litigation

Read The Court of International Trade should use a case management approach for the numerous Section 301 tariff lawsuits similar to the one used for litigation over the harbor maintenance tax (HMT), the Department of Justice said in a Sept. 23 filing. That should...
Ocean Freight Rates in 2020

Ocean Freight Rates in 2020

The ocean carriers are still posting ridiculously profitable quarters. Ocean carriers are posting ridiculously profitable quarters in 2020. Under normal circumstances this would not be a problem, everyone deserves to make a profit. However, manipulating capacity and...
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