• New Push to Renew GSP

    New Push to Renew GSP There has been a new push to renew the Generalized System of Preferences  in the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees before the August recess.  The Generalized System of Preferences is the preferential treatment … READ MORE »

  • ILWU Contract Negotiations 2014 and Port Strikes

    ILWU Contract Negotiations 2014 and Port Strikes The PMA and ILWU contract negotiations have been in progress since May 12th in San Francisco as the current ILWU contract is set to expire on June 30th. The ILWU contract negotiations cover … READ MORE »

  • Trade Deficit Increased by $3 Billion in April

    Trade Deficit Increased by $3 Billion in April According to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the trade deficit increased $3 billion dollars to a deficit of $47.2 billion dollars. U.S. imports totaled $240.6 billion … READ MORE »

  • How Military Coup in Thailand Affects Logistics

    How Military Coup in Thailand Affects Logistics The Thailand Army declared martial law on Thursday, May 22nd in an effort to “restore law and order, and bring peace to the kingdom” admist high tensions among citizens about the state and … READ MORE »