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Industry Alert: Disruptions in North America

As your logistics partner, we are bringing you an Industry Alert on two topics you need to know about. The first topic is the upcoming annual CVSA International Roadcheck – learn more on how to prepare. The second topic concerns a potential labor strike that could start early next week.

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Understanding Carta Porte and Version 3.0

The SAT in Mexico released Carta Porte version 3.0, which went into full effect at the end of March. This version modifies the original bill of lading requirement. Failure to comply with these new regulations could lead to monetary fines, issues with customs clearance, potential seizure of cargo, and shipping delays. Learn more.

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Top 3 Advantages of Working with a 3PL

With shipping on the rise and driver numbers falling, manufacturers need to streamline their freight operations. Many companies turn to third-party logistics providers (3PLs) for improved service, cost savings, and enhanced safety. Learn more about the top advantages of working with a 3PL.

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Paving a Way Forward Following the Key Bridge Collapse

Restoration operations are underway following the collapse of Key Bridge in the Port of Baltimore. Governor Wes Moore is committed to expediting the reopening of crucial channels. He has also established an executive order to provide relief for impacted businesses and workers.

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The Benefits of Shipping Consolidation

Consolidation is a logistics process in which multiple less-than-full shipments from various shippers share cargo space in a single shipment to maximize space, lower the number of shipments, take advantage of economies of scale, and reduce costs.

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The Impact of Procurement Services on the Supply Chain

Effective procurement process management is a cornerstone for optimizing supply chain performance and driving organizational success. The intricate interplay between procurement services and supply chain operations underscores the critical need for businesses to strategically leverage procurement practices to enhance overall efficiency, mitigate risks, and achieve competitive advantages.

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How Supply Chain Management Can Benefit From Creative Teamwork

The shift towards innovation and improvement provides a platform for optimizing supply chain networks, strengthening supplier relationships, and fostering a more agile and competitive business model. By proactively addressing these challenges, organizations can unlock new growth opportunities and promote sustainability.