Covid-19: Canadian businesses hit-hard and global supply chains put to the test

2020-05-01T09:05:35-04:00May 1st, 2020|Global Trade, Logistics Expertise, Supply Chain Management|

Covid-19: Canadian businesses hit-hard and global supply chains put to the test A new survey of Canadian businesses shows how dramatically the Canadian economy changed in March as a result of Covid-19.   Statistics [...]

Most U.S. companies have no plans to relocate manufacturing outside of China

2020-04-23T09:15:53-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Global Trade, Logistics Expertise, Supply Chain Management|

Most U.S. companies have no plans to relocate manufacturing outside of China Recent surveys of U.S. companies with manufacturing in China show that 80% have no plans to relocate manufacturing outside of China.  [...]

From daily fire-fighting to building supply chain resilience

2020-04-09T07:27:07-04:00April 9th, 2020|Global Trade, Logistics Expertise, Supply Chain Management|

From daily fire-fighting to building Supply Chain Resilience  Freight capacity collapse, border closures, restrictions on movement, supplier inability to deliver components - how do you pivot from daily fire-fighting to building supply chain [...]

Customer Advisory: Covid-19 Regional Update

2020-04-03T09:50:48-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Global Trade, Logistics Expertise, Supply Chain Management|

Customer Advisory: Covid-19 Regional Updates April 3rd 2020 Dear Valued Customer, We would like to reassure our customers that Trade Link remains open for business and here to keep your supply chains moving.  [...]

Customer Advisory Covid-19: Contingency Measures Update

2020-03-20T09:20:10-04:00March 20th, 2020|Exporting, Global Trade, Multi-modal Transport, Supply Chain Management|

Customer Advisory Covid-19: Contingency Measures Update March 20th 2020 Dear Valued Customer, As we continue to monitor developments of the Covid-19 pandemic we would like to update you on the status of Trade [...]

Coronavirus: Strategies to minimise Supply Chain Disruption

2020-02-10T09:32:45-05:00February 10th, 2020|Global Trade, Logistics Expertise, Supply Chain Management|

Coronavirus: Strategies to minimise Supply Chain Disruption The Coronavirus outbreak has resulted in leading Chinese and multinationals being rocked by unforeseen supply chain forces and vulnerabilities.  In the midst of this crisis, Trade [...]

Supply Chain is still a People Business

2020-01-20T09:27:00-05:00January 20th, 2020|Exporting, Global Trade, Supply Chain Management, Value Added Services|

Supply Chain is still a People Business There is no doubt that technology is having a big impact on every part of supply-chain operations, from planning to logistics. However, on its own, technology [...]

Taiwan: a global supply chain base

2019-12-04T11:53:17-05:00November 19th, 2019|Global Trade, Logistics Expertise, Supply Chain Management, Value Added Services|

Taiwan: Home to global manufacturers and lauded as one of the "super innovators" for ease of doing international business As one of the four Asian Tigers, Taiwan is a global supply chain base [...]

Incoterms 2020: the main changes

2020-02-25T10:37:15-05:00November 7th, 2019|Exporting, Global Trade, Multi-modal Transport, Supply Chain Management|

Incoterms 2020: the main changes The new Incoterms 2020 have been published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and come into force on 1 January 2020.  This means that if a contract [...]