Trade War Between China and U.S.

President Trump intends on enforcing plans to calculate a 25% tariff on imports from China after months of back-and-forth negotiation. Amid the products affected will be vehicles, technology, and animals/animal

Steel Companies Feeling the Blow from Taxes

Taxes on Steel went into effect the first week of June, and the repercussions of that decision have arrived. Roughly 400,000 jobs are forecast to be lost compared to the

Trade Relations Between the European Union and the U.S.

We’ve only recently realized the first time the United States sees a written response from the European Union about retaliatory measures. The European Union has warned the U.S. that if

Logistics and Blockchain: A Match Made in Bliss

With many moving parts in the logistics industry, managing today’s supply chains are becoming more multifaceted with each passing day. Luckily, blockchain provides advantages that make the line of communication

Will Smart Contracts in Logistics Revolutionize Supply Chains?

The logistics and shipping industry is progressively depending on the advancement of technology to cut costs, increase transparency, and improve processes throughout many aspects. Through the use of smart contracts,

What is Third Party Logistics and What are the Advantages?

Third Party Logistics (3PL) is businesses that provide one or more varieties of amenities associated with logistics. These services include public and contract warehousing, transportation and distribution management, and freight

How Do Logistics and Supply Chain Management Build Off of Each Other?

Everything You Need to Know About Supply Chain Management Supply chain management (SCM) is like an umbrella of activities that include sourcing, procurement, conversion, and logistics management. It encompasses the

Logistics Integrating Cloud-Based Technology

What exactly is cloud computing? It’s a distribution of computing resources on-demand throughout the internet on a pay-for-use basis. Cloud-based technology has moved its way through the world of supply

Freight Forwarder vs Courier: What’s best for Me?

Freight Forwarder vs Courier Are you sending a (1) package to someone anywhere in the world? You will use a courier. Do you have a cargo shipment that needs to

A1 Innovation Series: Bringing logistics management into the 21st century IBM + Maersk + Tradelens

A1 on logistics innovation series   At A1 Worldwide logistics we are always intrigued by new and innovative technology. That’s why we were interested when two titans of industry announced